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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

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

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB
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Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America
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Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

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

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days
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“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

"Eid Season" in Saudi Arabia attracted 5 million visitors in 5 days. This year's season was featured by hosting more ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair
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Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in the ILTM Asia – Pacific trade fair with a 4.5 sq. metres stand. ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

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

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market
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Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Hilton ushered in a milestone in its China market development with the grand opening of its 200th hotel -- Canopy ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
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Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board
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South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

One of South Africa largest and most established ground transportation operators, Kwela Fleet Management based in Pretoria, South Africa joined ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia
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ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally
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Fraport AGM:  Well Positioned for the Future, Nationally and Internationally

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

Fraport AG's executive board chairman, Dr. Stefan Schulte, struck a positive note at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) today: ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?
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Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made next ... Read More

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience
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Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Tapping into the evolving aspiration of Indian travelers, Mastercard and Thomas Cook India today announced their partnership to bring, for ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?
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Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World ... Read More

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn
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Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019

Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) will be opening in the upcoming months. Laurent ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?
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Would you travel nude or naked?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October
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Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to open by ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent
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International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have ... Read More

Cambria Hotels announces Nashville Airport groundbreaking
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Cambria Hotels announces Nashville Airport groundbreaking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Cambria Hotels is doubling its Music City presence as Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Athena Hospitality Group,LLC, announced the start ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction
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Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to ... Read More

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator
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Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019

Fiji Airways has adopted the A350 XWB as part of its expansion plans to broaden its international network. Two A350-900s ... 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

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market
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GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends
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Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on ... Read More

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact
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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announce the results of independent research revealing the make-up of the organization’s ... Read More

Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin
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Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin

editor editor- April 24, 2019

The Seychelles Ministry for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine have recently launched 2 expression of interests for carrying capacity ... Read More

New sales leader at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC & Kimpton George Hotel
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New sales leader at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC & Kimpton George Hotel

editor editor- April 19, 2019

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC and Kimpton George Hotel announced the hire of Katherine Saad-Loman as director of sales and ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways
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How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the report, ... Read More

Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 
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Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 

editor editor- April 15, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) workshop held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Taj Hotels Resort in Colombo saw ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle
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Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends ... Read More

Integration of sports with tourism to enhance Sharjah’s global profile
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Integration of sports with tourism to enhance Sharjah’s global profile

editor editor- March 30, 2019

HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority and Vice Chairman of the Sharjah ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?
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What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending ... Read More

Airbus and China expand their partnership in civil aviation
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Airbus and China expand their partnership in civil aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future
People in Travel & Tourism

Reimagining tourism for the future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and ... Read More

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet
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Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Viking Cruises today welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during ... Read More

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