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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019 02:59 0

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to further deepen the two countries' ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:10 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), has announced ... Read More

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

Air China launches direct Rome-Hangzhou flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:09 0

A new Air China flight connecting Italian capital Rome with Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, was inaugurated at Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci ... Read More

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 00:30 0

visit.brussels, together with the Brussels collective Farm Prod and with the support of the City of Brussels, has developed a “PARCOURS Street Art” tour honouring ... Read More

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 00:03 0

In spring 2020, the first 25hours Hotel Company hotel outside of Europe will open its doors. Chantel Moore is now responsible for the 25hours Hotel ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019 19:28 0

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in Tanzania, producing a film documentary ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:02 0

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction is expected to be completed  ... Read More

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:42 0

As a part of a panel of the 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), held on Tuesday, June 11 in New York City, Minister ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:14 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the tourism sector that are taking ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 16:15 0

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a 100-percent tax, with carbonated drinks ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:40 0

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International, ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:32 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the ... Read More

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 22:45 0

Airbus will be showcasing its next-generation communication developments for mission and business critical use at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2019, taking place in Kuala ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city

Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 18:39 0

First ever Fodor's Travel Awards cover categories important to today's modern traveler, including foodie airports, best booze cruises, and biggest social media travel influencers. The ... Read More

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:36 0

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, in partnership with United Properties, a leading commercial property development and investment company in ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:15 0

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55 0

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:53 0

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the Group’s global development strategy. Accor’s ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:02 0

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development of the Event Industry." "As ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:54 0

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors to the event, which was ... Read More

Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

editor editor- June 11, 2019 20:17 0

Premier Maldives part of the Premier Destinations brand won Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards 2019 - Africa & Indian Ocean ... Read More

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:35 0

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide revealed major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta ... Read More

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

editor editor- June 10, 2019 23:54 0

The African Tourism Board (ATB) welcomed World Fusion Tours as its newest member. The Kigali-based tour operator recently won the World Travel Awards category for ... Read More

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:58 0

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal upgrades to each of the city's three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40 0

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by ... Read More

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 18:25 0

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been forced to take on some extra work to pay the bills: playing host to private tourists ... Read More

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat announces new leadership appointments

editor editor- June 7, 2019 23:39 0

Canyon Ranch today announced new hires for its forthcoming brand extension - Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat, opening in Woodside, California, in 2019. The new team ... Read More

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:06 0

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has been providing information every year ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 01:12 0

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a 'New ... Read More

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