Tag: members

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 22:21 0

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - city on the Atlantic Ocean, ... Read More

New resort to become available to Diamond Resorts members

New resort to become available to Diamond Resorts members

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 22:20 0

Hotel BLUE in Myrtle Beach is the newest resort to become available to Diamond Resorts™ members. The beautiful beachfront property located along South Myrtle Beach will join three other ... Read More

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 19:18 0

The Canadian Union of Public Employees  is celebrating International Flight Attendant Day today, May 31st, and inviting flight attendants around the globe to look back ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 02:34 0

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has named Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane as the new minister of tourism to replace Derek Hanekom. Until her appointment, Ms Mmamoloko "Nkhensani" ... Read More

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 01:37 0

Global Rescue joined the African Tourism Board showing emphasis on their medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services to the African continent.  Global ... Read More

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 23:45 0

The Mayor of Moscow said on Thursday that Russian capital’s authorities plan to create a large-scale facial recognition system comprising more than 200,000 CCTV cameras ... Read More

Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration

Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration

editor editor- May 30, 2019 21:04 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking its 36th anniversary milestone with a 36-day worldwide customer-focused celebration tied to the company’s 1983 ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 16:04 0

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) inaugurated the first edition of the Belgian Travel Summit (BTS) taking place until June 1 in the Emirate ... Read More

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019 01:56 0

A few days after the success of Shanghai, the targeted marketing action of the Arena Foundation for the promotion of the Opera Festival Arena continued ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 23:10 0

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary. There were ... Read More

Hamburg hosts 2019 Rotary International Convention

Hamburg hosts 2019 Rotary International Convention

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 22:14 0

Over the coming days, Hamburg/Germany will be transformed into "Rotary City" as more than 25,000 Rotary members from around the globe will be getting together ... Read More

Seychelles among Best Honeymoon Destinations 2019 in Spain

Seychelles among Best Honeymoon Destinations 2019 in Spain

editor editor- May 29, 2019 21:06 0

It is in a special ceremony held in Madrid earlier this May, that Grandvoyage.com travel agency delivered their awards to the best tourist destinations of ... Read More

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 18:15 0

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European Travel Commission), ETOA (European Tourism ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development,  innovation and partnerships

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 17:07 0

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission ... Read More

Hard Rock International honors legendary Freddie Mercury

Hard Rock International honors legendary Freddie Mercury

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 00:40 0

Hard Rock International announced a continuation of its partnership with The Mercury Phoenix Trust, a UK charity created in memory of Freddie Mercury by Queen ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019 20:02 0

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts to pursue an economic diplomacy. ... Read More

ICC Sydney Celebrates National Reconciliation Week

ICC Sydney Celebrates National Reconciliation Week

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019 06:53 0

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is celebrating the contributions and achievements of Australia’s First Nations people this National Reconciliation Week, which commemorates the anniversaries ... Read More

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019 06:48 0

Hilton ( announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by ... Read More

PATA announces Board Members, Industry Council and Government Committee from India

PATA announces Board Members, Industry Council and Government Committee from India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 28, 2019 02:34 0

At the recently-concluded PATA Annual Summit & Board Meeting held at Cebu, Philippines, Tourism Secretary Government of India, Mr. Yogendra Tripathi, Chairman & Managing Director ... Read More

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 23:50 0

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost airline owned by WestJet, today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the application for certification by the ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 23:11 0

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award as Joachim König, Managing Director ... Read More

Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI

Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI

editor editor- May 27, 2019 21:35 0

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Awards established the awards to recognize excellence in order to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019 18:44 0

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at Mumbai Airport from a Saturday ... Read More

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 17:20 0

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will come into force on Thursday. It will be the largest free trade agreement by population that the ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:51 3

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached an agreement with Keck Seng ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:41 0

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to travel specials available. Sri Lanka ... Read More

African Tourism Board President message for Africa Day

African Tourism Board President message for Africa Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:02 5

African Tourism Board members yesterday with millions of fellow African Africa Day. Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42 0

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its ... Read More

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

European Commission assesses Hyperloop regulatory needs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:15 0

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the presentation of the first finalized generic guideline for design, operation, and certification for Hyperloop systems to the Director of ... Read More

LB Alliance joins African Tourism Board: Some Unsolicited Advice

LB Alliance joins African Tourism Board: Some Unsolicited Advice

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 22:00 0

Chiriga Moore, founder and owner of LB Alliance in San Francisco, California joined the African Tourism Board today. Moore said:  "Increased Tourism by members of the ... Read More

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