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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

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

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

This tourist region in British Colombia, Canada is known as the Okanagan is a region It's known for its wineries ... Read More

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing ... Read More

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

editor editor- April 5, 2019

The countries and leaders who have made a difference to increase the competitiveness of the Travel & Tourism sector within ... Read More

Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his recent meeting with key members of the Jamaican Diaspora in London was ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... Read More

Canada’s government officials announce support for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Today, the Honorable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Honorable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign ... Read More

Leading associations calling for stronger partnerships to counter threats to aviation

editor editor- February 20, 2019

MedAire and Control Risks released a joint position paper on best practices to proactively prepare for – and mitigate – ... Read More

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

editor editor- February 19, 2019

Texaco Jamaica has pledged its full backing of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) that was launched ... Read More

Top 6 Study Tips for Microsoft MCSA 70-767 Implementing a Data Warehouse using SQL Certification Exam

editor editor- February 13, 2019

Alright, so you are ready to get serious with your study for the Microsoft MCSA 70-767 Implementing a Data Warehouse ... Read More

Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reiterated its strong support for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center which ... Read More

Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2019

The Organization of American States (OAS) has launched a US$500,000 project to assist the region’s small and medium tourism enterprises ... Read More

Statement from Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett on terror situation in Nairobi, Kenya

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett today issued a statement regarding the terrorist attack of DusitD2 Hotel and Office ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 13, 2019

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected by ... Read More

Emergency exercise at Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

Abu Dhabi Airports will conduct a full-scale emergency exercise at Al Bateen Executive Airport on Wednesday 26th December 2018. This ... Read More

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

editor editor- December 21, 2018

Tropical Cycolone Cilida has intensified and the country’s local Meteorological Office has issued a class 2 cyclone warning as of ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of ... Read More

Hawaii has a responsibility to visitors. False atomic bomb alert is questioning security

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2018

It took 38 minutes for the Hawaii State Government to tweet an atomic attack on the island was a false ... Read More

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election ... Read More

UN: Disaster risk preparedness helped Australia prevent cyclone casualties

editor editor- February 5, 2011

A high level of disaster risk awareness, preparedness and planning helped prevent casualties when Tropical Cyclone Yasi struck north-eastern Australia ... Read More

UN: 2010 among deadliest years for disasters

editor editor- January 25, 2011

2010 was one of the deadliest years for natural disasters in the past two decades and unless better preparations are ... Read More