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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019 02:59 0

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to further deepen the two countries' ... Read More

Bartlett to Attend 110th United Nations World Tourism Organization Executive Council Meeting

Bartlett to Attend 110th United Nations World Tourism Organization Executive Council Meeting

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

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett is set to participate in the 110th United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council Meeting, during the period ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:10 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), has announced ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 02:20 0

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Alexandre de ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:15 0

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) requirements at the beginning of this ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:52 0

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is the only airline of Turkmenistan, headquartered in Ashgabat. It operates domestic and international passenger and cargo services  since 4 May 1992. Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:40 0

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

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019 19:28 0

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in Tanzania, producing a film documentary ... Read More

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019 19:11 0

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are transparent on updating the situation. ... Read More

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:35 0

Benchmark has named Priya Chandnani vice president, revenue management. Greg Champion, president and COO, made the announcement. “It is with extreme pleasure that I welcome ... Read More

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:55 0

Qatar Airways welcomes even more visitors from around the world to Qatar with the new electronic visitor authorization system, launched recently by Ministry of Interior ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:40 0

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International, ... Read More

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 01:39 0

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region is a tourism transportation center, ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

Seth Miller Seth Miller- June 12, 2019 23:05 0

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the ... Read More

Cambria Hotels opens new hotel in Charleston

Cambria Hotels opens new hotel in Charleston

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 18:47 0

The expansion of the Cambria Hotels is continued in South Carolina with opening of the Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview. Representatives from the hotel brand franchisor Choice ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 05:13 0

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not consider canceling. ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55 0

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the ... Read More

St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City

St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City

editor editor- June 11, 2019 20:18 0

The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s, (CTO) Caribbean Week in New York is the largest regional tourism activity in North America. Artists, celebrity chefs,  investors and other ... Read More

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 19:13 0

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated expanded Deluxe rooms that boast incredible ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25 0

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage ... Read More

Botswana becomes 19th African country to decriminalize homosexuality

Botswana becomes 19th African country to decriminalize homosexuality

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 17:25 0

In a highly-anticipated verdict, High Court of Botswana on Tuesday ruled to decriminalize homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country’s 1965 penal code. Thus, Botswana ... Read More

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Traveler photos, license plate images taken in data breach

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Traveler photos, license plate images taken in data breach

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 23:04 0

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a data breach it learned about last month that exposed the photos of travelers and vehicles traveling in ... Read More

Best Friends Animal Society introduces first hotel

Best Friends Animal Society introduces first hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:25 0

Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile, a pet-centric, 40-room lodging option in Kanab, UT, will open its doors to travelers—and their pets—on August 15, 2019. The ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019 09:10 0

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria Guevara, President and CEO, World ... Read More

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments

editor editor- June 7, 2019 23:39 0

Canyon Ranch today announced new hires for its forthcoming brand extension - Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat, opening in Woodside, California, in 2019. The new team ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award

Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award

editor editor- June 7, 2019 21:19 0

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has recognized President & CEO of the PM Group, Noel Mignott, for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen regional tourism to ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 16:06 0

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent increase in tourist arrivals during ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019 05:25 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation ... Read More

Pride Month: Megabus will hit the road

Pride Month: Megabus will hit the road

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 21:34 0

Megabus today unveils its all new Pride Bus as the brand participates 2019 Pride. The rainbow-wrapped bus will hit the road this June and offer ... Read More

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:06 0

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has been providing information every year ... Read More

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