Tag: new tourism

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 0

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

African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP

African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 22:19 0

African Tourism Board Safety and Security expert Dr. Peter Tarlow reminded all ATB members, security incidents around the world once again underline the need for ... 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

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

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

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 02:05 0

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming visible. The first African Tourism ... Read More

WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 10:14 0

In 2018, the Greek Travel & Tourism sector grew at a rate of 6.9% - over three and a half times the pace of its ... Read More

Sanya Tourism holds roadshow event in Moscow

Sanya Tourism holds roadshow event in Moscow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 02:06 0

Sanya Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports Bureau sent a tourism promotion delegation to attend Intourmarket-2019, the international travel fair taking place in Moscow from ... Read More

Centara on track to realizing 5-year strategic vision after securing 10 hotels in 2018

Centara on track to realizing 5-year strategic vision after securing 10 hotels in 2018

editor editor- March 13, 2019 01:32 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has revealed that it is on track to achieve its strategic vision, which includes the goal of ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:25 0

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, during her three-day visit to ... Read More

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 16:35 0

The Maldives has announced an impressive 10.2% year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, when compared with 2017. In total, ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company introduces Taj hotel brand in Rajasthan

Indian Hotels Company introduces Taj hotel brand in Rajasthan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 19:05 0

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company introduces its Taj hotel brand to Alwar in Rajasthan. This will be the twelfth ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

editor editor- February 7, 2019 00:48 0

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honorable Andrew Holness, has welcomed the new US$250 million (J$34 billion) investment from Spanish Hotel chain H10, which officially ... Read More

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:35 0

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big plans to become a Boracay type ... Read More

New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)

New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)

editor editor- January 26, 2019 02:07 0

The gay segment, which makes up more than 10% of tourists worldwide, is responsible for almost 16% of total travel expenditure. Read More

Zimbabwe appoints new Tourism Ambassadors

Zimbabwe appoints new Tourism Ambassadors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 17:05 0

Touchroad International Holdings chairman Dr He Liehui has been appointed Zimbabwe's tourism ambassador to China. Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Prisca Mupfumira made the ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 18, 2019 03:06 0

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 is currently taking place in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh in Vietnam Read More

50 million visitors: Los Angeles celebrates record milestone

50 million visitors: Los Angeles celebrates record milestone

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

Los Angeles reached a historic milestone in 2018, welcoming 50 million visitors for the first time ever and accomplishing the destination’s ambitious tourism goal two ... Read More

Chicago sets new tourism record with over 57.6 million visitors in 2018

Chicago sets new tourism record with over 57.6 million visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 19:32 0

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that the city set a new tourism record, welcoming more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018 - a growth ... Read More

Hawaii Island has a new tourist hotspot in the making

Hawaii Island has a new tourist hotspot in the making

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 09:20 0

Hawaii Island, also known as the Big Island of Hawaii welcomes a new tourism hotspot in the making. It'a new black sand beach located at Isaac ... Read More

Saint Lucia nominated for 4 WTA Caribbean Travel Awards

Saint Lucia nominated for 4 WTA Caribbean Travel Awards

editor editor- December 14, 2018 12:05 0

Fresh off its coronation as the 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination, Saint Lucia has been nominated for four new tourism industry awards. Read More

Xian creates new tourism attraction on a River Spree boat in Berlin

Xian creates new tourism attraction on a River Spree boat in Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 21:17 1

The kick-off event hosted around 100 people on a cruise down the river Spree, with a live painting demonstration from the Xi'an artists. Attendees had ... Read More

Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign

Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 07:20 0

The Honduras Institute of Tourism (IHT) announced today its newest tourism campaign that showcases the broad diversity of the country and all it offers international ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Secretary addresses Indian Association of Tour Operators

India’s new Tourism Secretary addresses Indian Association of Tour Operators

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 06:15 0

Yogendra Tripathi, the newly-appointed Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, marked his presence at the special luncheon organized by Indian Association of Tour Operators ... Read More

PATA Forum set for Pattaya

PATA Forum set for Pattaya

editor editor- December 4, 2018 10:24 0

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organize the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand. Read More

Egypt’s first non-alcohol serving hotel promotes “new kind of tourism”

Egypt’s first non-alcohol serving hotel promotes “new kind of tourism”

editor editor- May 8, 2013 01:05 0

Last week, the Les Rois hotel in Hurghada opened to the sound of breaking glass as bottles of alcohol were smashed in celebration. Read More

A new tourism authority for Japan

A new tourism authority for Japan

editor editor- October 8, 2008 06:41 0

TOKYO (eTN) - Japan’s best-kept secret is probably its success to attract more foreign travelers to the country over the last decade. Read More

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