Tag: million visitors

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening  partnership

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:40 0

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to Italy as head of the ... Read More

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:30 0

The city of Madrid climbs to third in the ranking of world congress cities, published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) for 2018. ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

Dusit International announces its first Dusit Thani branded hotel in Vietnam

Dusit International announces its first Dusit Thani branded hotel in Vietnam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 17:50 0

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Vietnam-based property developer Hoi An Royal Group ... Read More

With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination

With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 22:15 0

Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in 2018. ... Read More

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:32 1

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned to win a seat in the ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:30 0

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive year for tourism growth. Elliott ... Read More

Senior tourist dies at Grand Canyon after fall

Senior tourist dies at Grand Canyon after fall

editor editor- April 24, 2019 21:06 0

A 70-year-old tourist fell to her death yesterday, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Grand Canyon in the US state of Arizona. She is the ... Read More

Cambria Hotels opens second property in Charleston, SC

Cambria Hotels opens second property in Charleston, SC

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 21:11 0

Franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., the Cambria Hotels brand continues its South Carolina expansion with the opening of Charleston's newest hotel, the Cambria Hotel ... 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

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 19:25 0

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary of the U.S. Department of ... Read More

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 17:52 0

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and youth hostels reached 438.2 million, ... Read More

Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv

Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv

editor editor- April 2, 2019 02:43 1

Israel has about 9 million inhabitants and annually receives more than 4 million visitors. TAP Air Portugal landed its inaugural flight between Lisbon and Israel ... Read More

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

editor editor- March 28, 2019 02:13 0

Tourism industry professionals from across Ontario will gather at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene this April for the second annual Rural Tourism Symposium. The one-day ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism

Gambling is big business in tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:22 0

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Italy travel: Extraordinary opening of hidden treasures to the world

Italy travel: Extraordinary opening of hidden treasures to the world

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 22, 2019 00:26 2

An extraordinary opening is about to take place of over 1,100 sites in 430 locations in Italy, from the Palazzo della Consulta in Rome to ... Read More

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:48 0

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel occupancy levels. The Bahamas won ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:02 0

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce its exceptional portfolio of destinations at ... Read More

Dubai welcomes Premier Inn Al Jaddaf

Dubai welcomes Premier Inn Al Jaddaf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:03 0

The Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Group, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, inaugurated Premier Inn Al Jaddaf, the seventh property of ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:13 0

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number ... Read More

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

editor editor- March 12, 2019 20:15 0

With visitor arrivals for the first nine weeks of this year exceeding one million and Jamaica being the first Caribbean destination to achieve this result, ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019 06:45 0

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit Nepal 2020 last night. Organized ... Read More

Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants

Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:30 0

Last year, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Tourism Najib Balala met his goal of welcoming over two million visitors to Kenya during his term in office ... Read More

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:11 0

Seattle and King Country saw record visitor volume, expenditures, tax contributions and travel-related employment for Seattle and King County in 2018 for the ninth year ... Read More

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

editor editor- March 4, 2019 21:32 0

All cruise passengers disembarking at Jamaica’s main ports will soon be treated to a cup of Jamaica’s world famous Blue Mountain Coffee. The Ministry of ... Read More

Bartlett calling on Banks to establish Portfolio for Tourism

Bartlett calling on Banks to establish Portfolio for Tourism

editor editor- March 4, 2019 20:57 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is urging banks to invest more in the sector’s value chain by establishing portfolios geared towards Tourism. This Minister ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53 0

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal is also known to have ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 20:25 0

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The Bahamas reported also on eTurboNews ... Read More

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 18:21 0

Preliminary data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica shows that cruise tourism has seen an almost 300% increase in earnings over the last ten years. ... Read More

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