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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African ... 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

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

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

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

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

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

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

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja ... Read More

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report found that Hawaii has some of the cleanest air ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that Marisa Yamane, a longtime award-winning journalist, has been appointed as director ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

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

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural ... Read More

WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking

WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a ... Read More

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai participates in Can Collection Day

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai participates in Can Collection Day

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has been making great strides in cutting down its carbon footprint by implementing the ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

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

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

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

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable ... Read More

The Future of Mountain Tourism:  Sustainability and Innovation

The Future of Mountain Tourism: Sustainability and Innovation

The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany) highlighted the need for ... Read More

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, ... Read More

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket is an exclusive luxury residence of 40 penthouses and suites located just steps away from ... Read More

Hawaii nonprofits agree to restore coastal lands

Hawaii nonprofits agree to restore coastal lands

The Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) announced its 2019 recipients of the Community Restoration Partnership (CRP) grants, totaling more than ... Read More

Best Western Hotels & Resorts acquires upscale luxury hotel collection

Best Western Hotels & Resorts acquires upscale luxury hotel collection

Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced today it has acquired renowned global hotel brand WorldHotels representing a collection of ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index ... Read More

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council identifies opportunities and risks for travel and tourism.  Read More