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

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

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international ... Read More

Smart City Policy Group hosts first short-term rental regulations summit

Smart City Policy Group hosts first short-term rental regulations summit

Smart City Policy Group will host a first-of-its-kind short-term rental regulations conference - Smart City Policy Summit - on ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 ... Read More

Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth

Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth

Adding further weight to several pieces of research commissioned by ILTM Asia Pacific and presented during its annual event ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board

The Eswatini Tourism Authority joined the African Tourism Board as an observer today. Under the leadership of CEO Linda Nxumalo. ... Read More

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

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

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

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) today issued three Request for Proposals offering to provide funding support to qualified programs ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing ... Read More

Silk caresses Nureyev: A tribute to the late world icon of the classic dance

Silk caresses Nureyev: A tribute to the late world icon of the classic dance

Teatro Sociale di Como in Italy is the cultural cradle of the city, and it hosts the great dance ... Read More

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

Active food and wine tourism, the quality of life, the search for beauty and creativity: the combination of ingredients ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of ... Read More

Central Park: Not in New York – In Dusit Bangkok!

Central Park: Not in New York – In Dusit Bangkok!

Dusit Thani Public Company Limited and Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN) have officially revealed the details of their ... Read More

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Brexit or no Brexit, UK Millennials will travel more in 2019

Adult British travelers under 40 intend to take 41 percent more vacations in 2019 (an extra two vacations per ... 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

Largest online exhibition about inventions and discoveries launched today

Largest online exhibition about inventions and discoveries launched today

The National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) Museum and Google Arts & Culture have partnered to bring the NIHF ... Read More

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

After an extensive search process, Brevard County has selected veteran Florida marketing executive Peter Cranis as its new head ... Read More

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019

Numerous celebrity figures will be present at the opening ceremony of ITB Berlin. This year, Federal Minister for Economic ... Read More

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

As millennials make up a growing share of the workforce, they've begun to capitalize on a new, unofficial work ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Visitor surety is a top priority for Jamaica Tourism. Dr. Andrew Spencer, Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development ... Read More

Mauritius Victoria urban terminal to be completed in 6 months

Mauritius Victoria urban terminal to be completed in 6 months

The Mauritius’ Victoria Bus Station, Victoria Urban Terminal, will be re-engineered into a key multimodal complex in July this ... Read More

The Shaken Not Stirred – Paris meets the Caribbean in Delray Beach

The Shaken Not Stirred – Paris meets the Caribbean in Delray Beach

The Shaken Not Stirred – Fashion for a Cause Charity Event will take place during Delray Beach’s Fashion Week, ... Read More

First destination management organization in the world awarded UNWTO.QUEST Certification

First destination management organization in the world awarded UNWTO.QUEST Certification

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has granted UNWTO.QUEST Certification to the Punta del Este Convention Bureau, which became the ... Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White ... Read More

Drop your luggage

Drop your luggage

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one ... Read More

Top countries most of world’s ultra-wealthy call home

Top countries most of world’s ultra-wealthy call home

Aggregate global wealth grew by $14 trillion, hitting an enormous figure of $317 trillion over the 12 months through ... Read More

Going green is the only way at Ladera Resort

Going green is the only way at Ladera Resort

Green Globe certified Ladera Resort which continues to plant its own fruit trees and herbs that provide fresh ingredients ... Read More

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Embarking upon a quality over quantity approach to future development, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has initiated a ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority banks on Marriott with two key appointments to lead Visitors Industry

Hawaii Tourism Authority banks on Marriott with two key appointments to lead Visitors Industry

Hawaii Tourism Authority is finalizing a new leadership for the Hawaii Travel and Tourism Industry. The Hawaii Tourism Authority ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau: First tourism office ever to receive highest export award in US

Guam Visitors Bureau: First tourism office ever to receive highest export award in US

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented the Guam Visitors Bureau with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service ... Read More

PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam

PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam

Over 150 students, alumni, lecturers and industry professionals from Guam, overseas and the neighboring Pacific Islands participated at the ... Read More

Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision

Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision

On February 4, 2014, Governor Eddie Calvo, along with officials from the Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam Economic Development Authority ... Read More

Athens and Portland team up for sustainable tourism

Athens and Portland team up for sustainable tourism

Portland, Oregon-based Sustainable Travel International (STI) and Athens, Greece-based European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT) have announced they will ... Read More