Tag: quality of life

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

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

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board
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The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

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

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

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 27, 2019

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

Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry
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Italian exhibition group launches key words for the 2020 tourism industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

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

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 3, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

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

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education
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Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

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

Largest online exhibition about inventions and discoveries launched today
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Largest online exhibition about inventions and discoveries launched today

editor editor- March 7, 2019

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

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director
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Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

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

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019
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German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

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

‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise
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‘Bleisure’ travel is on the rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

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

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed
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Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

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

Mauritius Victoria urban terminal to be completed in 6 months
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Mauritius Victoria urban terminal to be completed in 6 months

mm Alain St.Ange- January 21, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

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

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio
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New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018

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

Drop your luggage
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Drop your luggage

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 29, 2018

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018

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

Going green is the only way at Ladera Resort
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Going green is the only way at Ladera Resort

editor editor- December 19, 2018

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2018

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018

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

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

editor editor- May 30, 2017

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

PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam
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PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

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

Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision
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Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision

editor editor- May 29, 2015

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

Athens and Portland team up for sustainable tourism
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Athens and Portland team up for sustainable tourism

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 22, 2012

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