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WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many

WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 20:29 2

U.S. President Barak Obama was the most expected speaker at the ongoing World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) summit in Seville today. More than 1500 ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:07 0

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s Kotoka International Airport to 5 ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01 0

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019 00:55 0

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be one of the top religious tourism ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

editor editor- March 29, 2019 22:29 0

misterb&b, short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the Gay community, has launched a Wefunder campaign to give guests, hosts, and the public the opportunity to invest ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14 0

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. ... Read More

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

editor editor- March 29, 2019 00:12 0

FlyersRights.org has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Transportation (DOT) in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals over its refusal to enforce the ... Read More

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 20:09 0

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation", opening event today was attended by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez; Spain’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, ... Read More

TableVision:  A virtual reality training solution for waitstaff on cruises

TableVision: A virtual reality training solution for waitstaff on cruises

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:23 0

Pixvana, a virtual reality solutions provider, today announced that it has partnered with Seabourn, to create and launch “TableVision”, a virtual reality training solution for waitstaff.  ... Read More

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Strongest year-by-year growth in a decade expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 01:10 0

The number of business trips and the cost of those trips is set to rise in 2019, according to the 14th annual International Travel Management ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01 0

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each ... Read More

Comlux takes delivery of its first Airbus ACJ320neo jet

Comlux takes delivery of its first Airbus ACJ320neo jet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 15:49 0

Comlux has taken delivery of the first of three ACJ320neo aircraft, which will now enter VIP cabin-outfitting by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. It is the ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 22:44 0

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in entertainment, stop saying "ALOOOOOOOHA".  There ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 17:10 0

The cruise ship Viking Sky, which lost engine power and drifted towards land off Norway earlier on Saturday managed to start one of its engines ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:17 0

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took the office in 2016 after ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:01 0

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals at this year’s IMEX Policy ... Read More

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 05:06 0

Starbucks is not the only one to blame when human decency in America is under attack. Pearlridge Mall on the island of Oahu is the ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08 0

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline ... Read More

Why the New Zealand mass murder is a United States Terror Problem?

Why the New Zealand mass murder is a United States Terror Problem?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 18:04 0

New Zealand tourism means unmatched beauty, adventurous, filled with eclectic animals, people concerned about the environment, and lots of sheep. This country was attacked twice ... Read More

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:30 1

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism ... Read More

African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan sign MOU to build capacity

African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan sign MOU to build capacity

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:24 0

The African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote capacity development within the two institutions for their ... Read More

Rolls-Royce to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

Rolls-Royce to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 23:48 0

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Lufthansa Group to power 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and its Trent ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming

WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 10:17 2

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the broader African economy rate of ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:13 0

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number ... Read More

STEM® Hotel Management Signed on for Belize Ocean Club

STEM® Hotel Management Signed on for Belize Ocean Club

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 06:59 0

STEM® Announces a new General Manager and Sales and Marketing Director Belize Ocean Club is being reimagined by a global hospitality management company, STEM®. Lead ... Read More

PROUD Experiences exceeds expectations: Sold out

PROUD Experiences exceeds expectations: Sold out

editor editor- March 11, 2019 21:43 0

Exhibit space for the second edition of PROUD Experiences has sold out more than 3 months ahead of the show, exceeding all expectations and marking ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20 0

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the Georgia State Senate voted to ... Read More

Madame Tussauds Orlando reveals two additions to Justice League

Madame Tussauds Orlando reveals two additions to Justice League

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 20:25 0

Madame Tussauds Orlando's action-packed Justice League: A Call for Heroes experience is growing at LIGHTNING speed with the addition of, not one, but TWO new ... Read More

Largest online exhibition about inventions and discoveries launched today

Largest online exhibition about inventions and discoveries launched today

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:10 0

The National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) Museum and Google Arts & Culture have partnered to bring the NIHF Museum experience to all corners of ... Read More

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