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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing ... Read More

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the ... Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

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

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

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

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. ... Read More

Seychelles trade partners up-to-date with new European regulations

Seychelles trade partners up-to-date with new European regulations

Mr. Julian Grupp, CEO of Seyvillas, facilitated the workshop, which aim at keeping the tourism professional abreast of the ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, ... Read More

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests ... Read More

Celebrating PRIDE month: Guam’s first woman Governor signs first PRIDE Pledge

Celebrating PRIDE month: Guam’s first woman Governor signs first PRIDE Pledge

In an historic first in the nation, the Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration of Guam signed a PRIDE Pledge, along with ... Read More

CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda

CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) concluded a week of highly productive meetings and successful activations at the ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, ... Read More

Audubon International and Diamond Resorts partner on Green Lodging Program

Audubon International and Diamond Resorts partner on Green Lodging Program

Diamond Resorts announced today it has partnered with Audubon International to increase awareness of green initiatives within the industry. ... Read More

Naumi Hotels expands its presence in Australasia, acquires The Dairy Private Hotel

Naumi Hotels expands its presence in Australasia, acquires The Dairy Private Hotel

Naumi Hotels – Singapore-based private hotel owner and operator, announced today that it is expanding its presence in Australasia ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, ... Read More

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ... Read More

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it ... Read More

ICAO: CAA International to strengthen aviation safety oversight in Sierra Leone

ICAO: CAA International to strengthen aviation safety oversight in Sierra Leone

CAA International (CAAi), the technical cooperation arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), is to assist the ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ... Read More

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

European hotels’ profits down for a fifth consecutive month

Profit per room at hotels in mainland Europe fell for a fifth consecutive month in April, as revenue levels ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest ... Read More

100 Years of Hilton exhibition opens at the London Hilton on Park Lane

100 Years of Hilton exhibition opens at the London Hilton on Park Lane

The London Hilton on Park Lane, the first UK Hilton hotel, is opening an exhibition for guests and visitors ... Read More

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

UK hotels suffer their largest profit decline since late 2016

Hotels in the UK suffered their largest margin of year-on-year profit decline since late 2016, as ancillary revenues fell ... Read More

Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally

Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally

Fraport AG's executive board chairman, Dr. Stefan Schulte, struck a positive note at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) ... Read More

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, ... Read More

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges ... Read More