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Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09 0

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from ... Read More

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:40 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The ... Read More

What is so different at W Bali when it opens in Ubud?

What is so different at W Bali when it opens in Ubud?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:34 0

W Hotels Worldwide,  what is part of Marriott International, today announced the signing of W Bali – Ubud, the brand's newest W Escape. W Bali – ... Read More

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 4, 2019 14:58 0

Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management organised a special speaker’s series to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality ... Read More

Aloft Kuala Lumpur has a new GM

Aloft Kuala Lumpur has a new GM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 14:50 0

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral welcomes Rubel Miah, as its newly appointed General Manager. Rubel joins the sassy 4-star Hotel with 15 years of experience in ... Read More

1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?

1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?

editor editor- April 3, 2019 23:41 0

The 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition recognizes the contribution of startups in the development of a more competitive and sustainable gastronomy tourism sector that ... Read More

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:52 2

Speaking today at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder and President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), a ... Read More

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

editor editor- April 3, 2019 19:49 0

The Anguilla Tourist Board is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of international artists scheduled to appear at the 8th annual Anguilla Lit Fest, taking ... Read More

Heart of Europe Travel Summit set for Dubai this month

Heart of Europe Travel Summit set for Dubai this month

editor editor- April 2, 2019 20:00 0

In a combined effort, Atout France’s travel trade workshop, Marhaba, will kick off its two-day event on April 24 while the national tourist boards of ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:03 0

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022 with visitors from ... Read More

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Why are Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds so popular?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 06:03 0

Mobile games have taken over the video game market in recent years. All the popular games are launched in different platforms including mobile applications. PUBG ... Read More

New LCC airline set to launch

New LCC airline set to launch

editor editor- April 2, 2019 01:25 0

“With Board approval for this exciting new airline granted just six months ago, seats going on sale so swiftly is a remarkable achievement,” said Peter ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019 00:28 0

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A major issue when dealing with children ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 06:13 3

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister of Minister of Tourism and ... Read More

Aruba Tourism and Baseball Major Leaguer promote travel the “Xander Way”

Aruba Tourism and Baseball Major Leaguer promote travel the “Xander Way”

editor editor- March 30, 2019 02:48 0

The Aruba Tourism Authority announced today a year-long partnership with all-star shortstop and native Aruban, Xander Bogaerts. Serving as a brand ambassador for the Caribbean ... Read More

How fast things can get lost… and found again at Frankfurt Airport

How fast things can get lost… and found again at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- March 29, 2019 18:29 0

New online search function speeds up processes in the Lost & Found Office at Frankfurt Airport Fiddlesticks! The family has just settled into their seats ... Read More

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:15 0

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be held in Addis Ababa from ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16 0

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in ... Read More

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

editor editor- March 28, 2019 18:27 0

The U.S. Travel Association continues to put a huge premium on creative engagement with political leaders to ensure key industry priorities are top of mind ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16 0

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56 0

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and ... Read More

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 10:00 0

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. The information sheds some light ... Read More

Living as a digital nomad: some unexpected issues you may face

Living as a digital nomad: some unexpected issues you may face

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:33 0

Digital nomad’s life is the one that most people want to have. It seems so easy and fun for a person to work while traveling ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda launches new global summer campaign: #WhatCoolLooksLike

Antigua and Barbuda launches new global summer campaign: #WhatCoolLooksLike

editor editor- March 25, 2019 23:00 0

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has unveiled its new global summer campaign, #WhatCoolLooksLike, which is expected to convey the trendiness of the destination and ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 18:01 2

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, a need for more dynamic ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01 0

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each ... Read More

Marriott to open South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel at Cochin International Airport

Marriott to open South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel at Cochin International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 16:55 0

Twenty14 Holdings has announced plans to launch Port Muziris – South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel, part of Marriott International, near Cochin International Airport. The ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

editor editor- March 22, 2019 21:32 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s recently announced 2019 Sustainability Plan: ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06 0

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

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