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Farewell to Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher dies

Lady Thatcher, Britain's first female prime minister and among the most influential and divisive political leaders the country has ever seen, died on Monday at the age of 87 after suffering a severe s

D-8 Summit inaugurated by Prime Minister of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The D-8 Summit started in Islamabad, Pakistan, today, and the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Raja Pervez Ashraf, inaugurated the four-day D-8 exhibition.

Zenawi’s death plunges Ethiopia into uncertainty

(eTN) - The smoke screens on Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s health have finally been lifted, after many misleading statements, when the announcement just broke that he has died abroad while undergoin

Tourism is delivering jobs, income and well-being around the world

“Tourism has grown over the years to become one of the world’s most powerful economic sectors – delivering jobs, income, and well-being around the globe,” said Prime Minister Miller.

Prime Minister of Thailand to inaugurate World Economic Forum on East...

BANGKOK, Thailand – Over 630 par ticipants from 50 countries will meet at the World Economic Forum on East Asia taking place for the first time in Thailand.

Tunisia’s Prime Minister promises democracy and end to discrimination

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 27 January 2012 – Speaking to participants at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012, Tunisia’s new prime minister, Hammadi Jebali, promised that the country’s

Prime Minister of Bahrain works to implement National Dialogue political reforms

MANAMA, Bahrain - His Royal Highness, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, met earlier this month with government ministers to ensure continued progress on the implementati

Prime Minister of Ireland signs Open Letter at Global Irish Forum

"Tourism is playing a critical role in Ireland’s economic recovery. Government has recognized its potential, having made it integral to the design of our jobs initiative.

Bahrain Prime Minister starts implementing National Dialogue reforms

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain took the next step toward implementing recommendations of its National Dialogue, including strengthening the powers of its elected parliament, improving transparency, attacki

UN officials discuss peacekeeping mission with Lebanese PM

Top United Nations officials in Lebanon today discussed with Prime Minister Najib Mikati the activities of the UN peacekeeping force, whose mandate was extended for another 12 months last week.

Indian Prime Minister arrives in Tanzania today

TANZANIA (eTN) - is arriving in Tanzania today in an official trip aimed to strengthen bilateral cooperation between India and Tanzania and take up issues of terrorism and piracy in the Indian Ocean.

Barbados prime minister dies

The prime minister of Barbados, David Thompson, has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 48.His wife Mara and three children were at his bedside when he passed away at his home in St Phillip.

Seychelles sends well wishes to new prime minister of Australia

On the occasion of the election of Ms. Julia Gillard as Prime Minister of Australia, Syechelles President James Michel sent the following letter:“Dear Prime Minister,

Croatian Prime Minister expresses full support for the tourism sector

UNWTO Secretary-general, Mr. Taleb Rifai, met with the Croatian Prime Minister, Ms. Jadranka Kosor, and the Minister of Tourism, Mr.

Yes Prime Minister, great tourism speech, but what about Sir Humphrey’s...

Outstanding support from UK Prime Minister David Cameron this week, stressing the importance of tourism’s export and domestic financial contribution, as well as its huge link with mega sporting even

WTTC welcomes Prime Minister’s plan on new tourism strategy

LONDON, UK - The organization representing the world’s foremost private-sector travel and tourism businesses, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), welcomed British Prime Minister David Camer

British PM: Keep Brits at home when they travel

English Prime Minister David Cameron is fixated on the idea of keeping Brits at home when they travel and having tourism money spent on England's shaky shores.

Thai Prime Minister open to early elections

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva told more than 400 of Asia’s leading decision-makers at the 19th World Economic Forum on East Asia in Vietnam that his country i

Statement by Thai Prime Minister HE Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva regarding political...

Prime Minister HE Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of Thailand, issued the following statement regarding the political developments in his country:Ladies and Gentleman,

Barbados prime minister to keynote Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development

Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson will deliver the keynote address at the opening of the 11th Annual Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development (STC-11) on May 9 at the Lloyd Erskine

Bangladesh prime minister issues directives to develop tourism

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed authorities to take steps to make all places of natural beauty, as well as religious and historic spots in the country attractive to local and fore

Controversial web-site stirs trouble

According to some Cambodian media sources, a new website launched by the Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Saturday has caused a stir in the

PM Tsvangirai says Zimbabwe safe tourist destination

HARARE - The newly sworn-in Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has said the west and the rest of the international community are encouraged to come to Zimbabwe without any security fears as the

Tourism chiefs criticise government over ‘inaction’

Leading travel industry figures have written to the Prime Minister calling for tourism to be removed from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

“We regret the incident and will not allow it to happen...

Newly elected Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Wednesday he was sorry for the damage done to the country by the week-long occupation of Bangkok's two airports.

Palestinian PM appeals for Britain travel advice change

LONDON — Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad on Monday appealed for Britain to change its travel advice regarding the West Bank, citing improved security and increasing numbers of tourists.

Thailand Prime Minister and cabinet banned from politics

Bangkok Update as of December 2, 2008, 13:20 hrs (Bangkok time)

Chiang Mai saves the day (for politicians, at least)

Chiang Mai, Thailand (etN) – Reports from the Bangkok Post claim that the Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat went on national television at about 10pm Wednesday and insisted he will not step down, cit

Thai PM orders protesters ousted from airports

Bangkok, Thailand – Protesters occupying Bangkok's two airports braced for a raid Thursday night after Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat declared a limited state of emergency authorizing police to ta

Key asked to help prop up tourism

Air New Zealand chief executive Rob Fyfe has called on incoming prime minister John Key to pump more money into tourism to stave off a potential sharp decline in visitor numbers.