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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member
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World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) welcomed World Fusion Tours as its newest member. The Kigali-based tour operator recently won the ... Read More

Ascend Hotel Collection expands in San Francisco
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Ascend Hotel Collection expands in San Francisco

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

The Ascend Hotel Collection, by Choice Hotels International, Inc., is a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts ... Read More

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors
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IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) ... Read More

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough
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Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture entrepreneurship ... Read More

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends
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Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Trump Hotels™, the luxury brand of five-star hotels and resorts known for its exceptionally designed properties in iconic locations, shares ... Read More

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner
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Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Star Alliance today announced the plans for THAI Smile Airways to become the next Connecting Partner in its global network. ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
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Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

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

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program
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BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

BestCities Global Alliance has today launched the Inspiring Young Leaders program, and has recognized two associations who have committed to ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala
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64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism
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Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support ... Read More

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board
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Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly growing ... Read More

TIME Hotels joins an elite club
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TIME Hotels joins an elite club

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

UAE-headquartered TIME Hotels has signed an agreement with Dubai-based Plan B Solutions, to offer its guests the opportunity of enrolling ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries
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African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media ... Read More

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform
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Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the ... Read More

WestJet and WestJet Encore flight dispatchers reach tentative agreements
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WestJet and WestJet Encore flight dispatchers reach tentative agreements

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

WestJet today announced that tentative agreements have been reached between both WestJet and the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA) and ... Read More

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards
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Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean Tourism ... Read More

My Emirates Pass : It is back!
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My Emirates Pass : It is back!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Emirates customers can unlock the best Dubai has to offer for less this summer with the return of My Emirates ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?
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Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship ... Read More

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact
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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announce the results of independent research revealing the make-up of the organization’s ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination
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African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial welcome ... Read More

African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here
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African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

The new president of the African Tourism Board is not a newcomer in the African travel and tourism industry. Alain St. ... Read More

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit
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A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019

A new Tourism potential is about to be unlocked In Tanzania. All roads and international air routes will in the ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed
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World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, ... Read More

California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019
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California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

A turbulent year for Surf Air has finally come to an end. Exciting recent updates have already resulted in massive ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates
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SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

mm Alain St.Ange- April 16, 2019

In a bid to turn the loss making airline into a profitable venture, SriLankan Airlines has come up with a ... Read More

Four Sri Lankan nationals arrested at London Luton Airport by counter-terrorism police
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Four Sri Lankan nationals arrested at London Luton Airport by counter-terrorism police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

British counter-terror police have arrested four men on suspicion of being members of a banned organization hours after they flew ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism
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African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019

The two arms of the African Tourism Board had their official launch event yesterday at the Cape Town International Convention ... Read More

Centara Privilege Club: Centara launches all-new exclusive lifestyle benefits program
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Centara Privilege Club: Centara launches all-new exclusive lifestyle benefits program

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator and one of the region’s most innovative hospitality brands, is launching “Centara ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park
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D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair
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Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program
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U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program

editor editor- March 28, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the introduction ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism
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IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around ... Read More

Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors
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Marriott International appoints new member to Board of Directors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The Board of Directors of Marriott International, Inc. said today it has appointed Margaret M. McCarthy, Executive Vice President at ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector
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WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa ... Read More

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