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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

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

Hangzhou House in LA

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

"Hangzhou House in LA" is an immersive activity held in Los Angeles on June 3rd by Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

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

Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient ... Read More

Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Suzhou, fondly known as China’s Venice of the East, will take center stage as the city’s newest iconic landmark with ... Read More

African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

The African Tourism Board knows the importance of connectivity for the growing travel and tourism industry to the continent.  African ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. ... Read More

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Now in its fifth year, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) will return to Greece for the ... Read More

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

Traditional Thingyan water festival has kicked off in Myanmar's regions and states in full swing. Yangon Region Chief Minister U ... Read More

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa ... Read More

Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

Boards propose dividend increase to EUR2 - Outlook remains positive In the 2018 fiscal year (ending December 31), Fraport AG ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 16, 2019

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), headquartered ... Read More

New boutique hotel to open in the heart of Jerusalem in 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Fattal Hotels has announced the plans for a new boutique hotel in the heart of Israel's capital: Alliance House. The ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying ... Read More

Centara celebrates Grand Opening of Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has celebrated the grand opening of its dramatic new waterfront hotel in ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

Yesterday, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Italy, ... Read More

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to ... Read More

US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors ... Read More

Boeing appoints former US ambassador as director

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

The Boeing Company board of directors has nominated Nikki Randhawa Haley to be elected as a director at the company's annual meeting ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

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

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, ... Read More

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

The first day of the CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off on Tuesday 5 February at the ... Read More

China Southern Airlines celebrating Chinese New Year with 15 days of a Daily Giveaway

editor editor- February 5, 2019

To kick off Chinese New Year, from February 5-19 China Southern airlines will be running a promotion on their Instagram ... Read More

Abu Dhabi National Hotels secures loan to acquire Dubai-based properties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

First Abu Dhabi Bank and Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) have signed an AED 1.6bn loan facility agreement, which will ... Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019

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