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Wildlife plus athlete equals sports tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- October 5, 2019

Sports tourism can be found in some seemingly unlikely places. From chasing poachers and tracking wildlife as well as speeding ... Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador Victor ... Read More

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Facial recognition technology may be coming to an airport near you in a bid to cut lines and speed up ... Read More

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

Yang Ho Cho, 70, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air and the Hanjin Group, died peacefully April 7 in a ... Read More

Castle Resorts & Hotels names Jon Rasmussen new VP of Marketing

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Castle Resorts & Hotels has named Jon Rasmussen as vice president of marketing, where he will be responsible for spearheading ... Read More

Official Hotel of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics coming with new agreement

editor editor- March 30, 2019

Shougang Group and Shangri-La Group has announced a cooperation on a new hotel project at Shougang Park in Beijing, China. ... Read More

Japan puts its yen where its tourism destination is

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 16, 2019

Japan is continuing its interest and involvement in the Indian tourism field and expects to fund more projects to boost ... Read More

Visiting Japan? New guidebook reveals 101 great things such as fascinating toilet facts

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Written from over four decades visiting Japan, Mike Raggett’s “101 Great Things about Japan: Anime to Zen - observations on ... Read More

Abu Dhabi Airports Set to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes and Visitors

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports is ready to handle a significant influx of inbound traffic through Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) this ... Read More

Highlight of 2018 China Sports Culture Expo & China Sports Tourism Expo

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

On December 11th, the grand opening ceremony of the 2018 China Sports Culture Expo & China Sports Tourism Expo. China ... Read More

PATA Summit in Guam features Seychelles Tourism Minister as lead speaker

editor editor- April 6, 2016

BANGKOK, Thailand – “This year marks the 65th anniversary of PATA and it is entirely appropriate that we are returning ... Read More

2015 Guam Micronesia Island Fair bridges “Journey to FestPac”

editor editor- May 1, 2015

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) today announced that plans are underway and delegations from around the region are preparing for ... Read More

PATA Micronesia holds tri-annual chapter meeting in Guam

editor editor- December 15, 2014

TUMON, Guam - From across the Micronesia region, members of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter gathered for ... Read More

Lotte Duty Free Guam Live Music Festival features world-class international lineup

editor editor- May 28, 2014

TUMON, Guam - Nine international music artists are slated to perform at the inaugural Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International ... Read More

Wines of Brasil embrace the World Cup and the Olympics

editor editor- June 12, 2013

BENTO GONCALVES, Brazil - Brazil is one of the most exciting countries in the world and at Vinexpo 2013, the ... Read More

Istanbul 2020: one of the ten richest, most modern and influential countries in the world

editor editor- May 31, 2013

The Turkish response to the economic crisis is to rely on the growth of international arrivals. Read More

Zambia Olympic Youth Development Centre hosts 2000 athletes from 12 countries

editor editor- December 21, 2012

(eTN) - The young legacy of the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka, Zambia, continues to build as it presented ... Read More

London Olympics leaves positive impact but government must do more

editor editor- December 13, 2012

London 2012 will have a positive impact on future UK tourism, but the government still needs to do more to ... Read More

VisitBritain unveils new strategy plan

editor editor- October 11, 2012

LONDON, England - VisitBritain has launched a consultation on an ambitious growth plan which aims to attract 40 million visitors ... Read More

Some London attractions see their worst year ever

editor editor- October 10, 2012

LONDON, England - The wet summer put a damper on visitor numbers to top London tourist attractions with some sites ... Read More

Olympic champion Kirani James returns home to Grenada

editor editor- August 30, 2012

ST. GEORGES, Grenada - World and Olympic 400 m champion Kirani James finally returns home to his native Grenada this ... Read More

Benefits and constraints on tourism for host nations of major sporting events

editor editor- August 29, 2012

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has a comprehensive Sports Tourism program reviewing the ... Read More

London: recapturing the Olympics buzz

editor editor- August 28, 2012

LONDON, England (eTN) - Londoners suffered collective withdrawal symptoms when the Olympic Games ended on August 11 and are now ... Read More

After the Olympics, a new challenge

editor editor- August 17, 2012

UKinbound, an association of tourism operators in Britain, has issued the government a warning that “immediate action” is needed following ... Read More

Toco shining as hometown of Olympic champion

editor editor- August 17, 2012

Known for fresh seafood, friendly people, a coastline dotted with hidden beaches, and some of the best surfing spots in ... Read More

London Olympics 2012: time for the athletes to shine

editor editor- July 31, 2012

LONDON (eTN) - The London Olympics 2012 got under way with a spectacular opening ceremony viewed by an estimated 27 ... Read More

British High Commission hosts Olympics Iftar dinner

editor editor- July 30, 2012

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The British High Commissioner, Adam Thomson, hosted an Iftar dinner at the British High Commission in ... Read More

Olympic tourism performance in London earns gold

editor editor- July 26, 2012

Tom Jenkins, Executive Director of the European Tour Operators Association, said: “It is important to emphasize how well London is ... Read More

Last-minute luxury for the London Summer Olympics

editor editor- July 24, 2012

LONDON, England - Making last-minute plans to attend the Summer Olympics? Looking for the ultimate London address? Read More

Brits flocking to foreign beaches to escape the Olympics

editor editor- July 21, 2012

MALLORCA, Spain - Britons are packing their bags and traveling abroad during the Olympics to be better off, according to ... Read More

Grenada Olympic team receives warm UK welcome

editor editor- July 21, 2012

The Grenada Olympic team was given the warmest of welcomes in the UK this weekend with two days of celebrations ... Read More

Getting ready for major tourism events

editor editor- June 30, 2012

This summer, much of the world's eyes will be on London, England, and the Summer Olympic Games. Perhaps the world ... Read More

Tourism chiefs: London might be left deserted after the Olympics

editor editor- June 21, 2012

Tourism bosses fear London will be left deserted in the weeks immediately following the Olympic Games. Read More

UK: after the Jubilee, roll on the Olympics

editor editor- June 16, 2012

LONDON (eTN) - The Queen’s Jubilee celebrations may be over, but the UK is still ready to party with the ... Read More

London 2012 likely to boost domestic tourism in the long term

editor editor- April 24, 2012

The UK will only welcome an additional 330,000 international visitors as a direct result of hosting the London 2012 Olympics, ... Read More