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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency
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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

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

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg
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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is ... Read More

Hangzhou House in LA
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Hangzhou House in LA

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

"Hangzhou House in LA" is an immersive activity held in Los Angeles on June 3rd by Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips
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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... 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

Great Wall Hero 2019: Global Marketing Campaign Introduction
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Great Wall Hero 2019: Global Marketing Campaign Introduction

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

Beijing Municipal Culture and Tourism Bureau  organized the Global Promotional Event of "Great Wall Hero 2019"at Guirui Theater of Beijing ... Read More

Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration
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Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

US President Donald Trump announced that he would implement a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, until illegal ... Read More

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”
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Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Mayor of Moscow said on Thursday that Russian capital’s authorities plan to create a large-scale facial recognition system comprising ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit
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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) inaugurated the first edition of the Belgian Travel Summit (BTS) taking place until ... 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

Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed
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Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed

editor editor- May 28, 2019

A total of 17 banks were involved in the syndicated loan in the amount of US$840 million to finance part ... Read More

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany
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Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

editor editor- May 27, 2019

Instituted in 1951 by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss, the Order of Merit is awarded ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders
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PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA ... Read More

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism
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Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

editor editor- May 18, 2019

Pakistan is promoting religious pluralism by easing visa restrictions and promoting religious tourism to support religious inclusivity. This was explained ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas
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Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for ... Read More

Minister Bartlett extends condolences to the family of Pishu Chandiram
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Minister Bartlett extends condolences to the family of Pishu Chandiram

editor editor- May 13, 2019

Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep regret at the passing of tourism and in-bond trade stalwart, ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge
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Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

mm Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

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

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok
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South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. ... Read More

Seychelles Islands converge to Russia to meet partners in Moscow and St. Petersburg
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Seychelles Islands converge to Russia to meet partners in Moscow and St. Petersburg

editor editor- April 26, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) hit Moscow and St Petersburg in full flare, as a Seychelles oasis was created by ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking
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New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings
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UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE travel ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing
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Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story
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WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many
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WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

U.S. President Barak Obama was the most expected speaker at the ongoing World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) summit in ... Read More

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls
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WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders ... Read More

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

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

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center
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IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility
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President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming ... Read More

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB
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Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

editor editor- March 7, 2019

Bardiya National Park has been awarded as the best Sustainable Destinations in “Asia-Pacific” category of Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions
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Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it ... Read More

12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year
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12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year

editor editor- March 1, 2019

The famous Beau Vallon beach in Seychelles once again witnessed yet another year of excellent turn out at the 12th ... Read More

Seychelles recognized as Favorite Beach Island Destination Award
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Seychelles recognized as Favorite Beach Island Destination Award

editor editor- February 28, 2019

Seychelles was the proud recipient of the Favourite Beach Island Destination Award at 32nd Edition of the Conde Nast Traveller ... Read More

Surrey introduces world’s first AI-powered travel guide
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Surrey introduces world’s first AI-powered travel guide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

The University of Surrey has developed the world’s first AI-powered travel guide to work alongside Cornwall and the Isles of ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

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