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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

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel ... Read More

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly ... Read More

New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President

New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President

The launch of the "One Seychelles" Political Party was held on Friday the 26th April and Alain St.Ange, the ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village ... Read More

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

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

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province ... 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

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

Follow travel journalists of “The Bucket List Family”

Follow travel journalists of “The Bucket List Family”

The Bucket List Family is a family of five, including three small children, who travel the world together documenting ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

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

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, ... Read More

Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries

Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries

Tour operators in Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to jointly market the two countries as complementary destinations in their ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that ... Read More

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that ... Read More

Korean Air helps orphanage in Manado, Indonesia

Korean Air helps orphanage in Manado, Indonesia

Korean Air employees visited Yettrang, an underprivileged village with a high poverty rate and no education or welfare benefits. ... 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

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

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar ... Read More

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

Paul Vallee is Managing Director of the BestCities Global Alliance. He is responsible for the successful delivery of the ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

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

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations ... Read More

Pakistan Foreign Minister: The next big thing is tourism

Pakistan Foreign Minister: The next big thing is tourism

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan was projected to be the next big thing in international tourism. ... Read More

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound  the frivolous and superficial

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound the frivolous and superficial

Tourism in Jerusalem and tourism in Rio de Janeiro is similar and very different. Dr. Peter Tarlow reports from ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism celebrates 3025 years of service to the industry

Jamaica Tourism celebrates 3025 years of service to the industry

Jamaica Tourism stalwarts recognized for invaluable service. Read More

Armenia implements training for effective management of sustainable tourism development

Armenia implements training for effective management of sustainable tourism development

Armenia shapes its future to be a unique sustainable destination, building capacities in effective tourism planning and managing. A ... Read More

Shalom from the city of peace: Jerusalem

Shalom from the city of peace: Jerusalem

There is an ancient Jewish belief that each soul is a special “pearl of life”’, a necklace of jewelry ... Read More

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Travel destination - the Bahamas - is a Caribbean archipelago located off the coast of Florida with a long ... Read More

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

Winners of the 2017 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). ... Read More

Landmark resolution recognizes ecotourism

Landmark resolution recognizes ecotourism

In a significant acknowledgment of tourism as a tool for promoting sustainable development, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted ... Read More

Rapid rise in child poverty leads to later increase in crime

WASHINGTON - Rising child poverty rates could mean higher crime rates in the future, a national law enforcement group ... Read More