Tag: membership

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

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

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

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

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

editor editor- June 10, 2019 23:54 0

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

Ascend Hotel Collection expands in San Francisco

Ascend Hotel Collection expands in San Francisco

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:15 0

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

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 15:13 0

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

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

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

editor editor- June 5, 2019 01:27 0

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

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

editor editor- June 4, 2019 01:27 0

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

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:07 0

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

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board ... 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 0

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

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:40 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 09:39 0

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met with ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:22 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:39 0

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

TIME Hotels joins an elite club

TIME Hotels joins an elite club

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 19:05 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 21:38 0

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

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Silicon Valley Tech executive becomes CTO for Bidroom hotel platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 16:45 0

Maurizio Tripi has joined the Board of Directors of Bidroom - the no-commission hotel platform - to speed up the company’s technology innovation as the ... Read More

WestJet and WestJet Encore flight dispatchers reach tentative agreements

WestJet and WestJet Encore flight dispatchers reach tentative agreements

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 23:30 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 00:10 0

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) allied membership at ... Read More

My Emirates Pass : It is back!

My Emirates Pass : It is back!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:53 0

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

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:45 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 18:59 0

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

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 05:16 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 03:35 0

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

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019 21:39 0

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

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 15:30 0

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

California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019

California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:03 0

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

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 16, 2019 23:48 0

In a bid to turn the loss making airline into a profitable venture, SriLankan Airlines has come up with a five-year strategic plan. Part of ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 17:31 0

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

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

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 09:06 5

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

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

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

editor editor- April 4, 2019 20:59 0

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

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