Tag: poverty alleviation

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 16:10 0

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in collaboration with the Mekong Tourism ... Read More

Tourism plays a major role in poverty alleviation, says PM Imran Khan

Tourism plays a major role in poverty alleviation, says PM Imran Khan

editor editor- April 3, 2019 23:53 0

Calling the tourism industry as a major role in poverty alleviation and one of his top priorities, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has unveiled ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 18:56 0

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong was Executive Chairman of the ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:15 0

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, and in the Medellín Statement ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40 0

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Athens and Portland team up for sustainable tourism

Athens and Portland team up for sustainable tourism

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 22, 2012 06:12 0

Portland, Oregon-based Sustainable Travel International (STI) and Athens, Greece-based European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT) have announced they will align their work more closely toward ... Read More

Re-engineering UNWTO is the way forward, Rifai says

Re-engineering UNWTO is the way forward, Rifai says

editor editor- June 3, 2009 10:12 0

Taleb Rifai is the ad interim secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organization. Read More

Tourism as a good Samaritan for the poor

Tourism as a good Samaritan for the poor

editor editor- January 9, 2008 10:34 0

Living on the fringes breeds hopelessness, sometimes increased crime rates, in tourist destinations which do not generate substantial receipts. Poor locals in, at least, 50 ... Read More

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