Tag: stability

China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings
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Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace ... 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

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth
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Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise
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Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members
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U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

editor editor- February 27, 2019

Camille Fergusson, the executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has been elected to the U.S. ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?
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Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister heads to Israel and Malta for tourism forums
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister heads to Israel and Malta for tourism forums

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to participate in the Annual International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM ... Read More

United Airlines picks GoJet to fly its new Bombardier CRJ550 planes
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United Airlines picks GoJet to fly its new Bombardier CRJ550 planes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

GoJet announced that United Airlines has selected it to fly Bombardier's new model aircraft, the CRJ550. GoJet and United Airlines ... Read More

12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work
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12 is better than one: The importance of partnerships in impact work

editor editor- February 5, 2019

Paul Vallee is Managing Director of the BestCities Global Alliance. He is responsible for the successful delivery of the alliance’s ... Read More

Air Canada and Chorus Aviation finalize purchase agreement for Jazz Aviation
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Air Canada and Chorus Aviation finalize purchase agreement for Jazz Aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

Air Canada and Chorus Aviation Inc., parent company of Jazz Aviation LP, today confirmed that all conditions have been met ... Read More

Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability
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Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

With a record-breaking 4.31 million travelers visiting Jamaica in 2018, the island nation’s tourism industry is poised to boost its ... Read More

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Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel ... Read More

Global Investment in Aviation Summit to reshape aviation investment landscape
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Global Investment in Aviation Summit to reshape aviation investment landscape

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2019

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is holding the Global Investment in Aviation Summit on 28-29 January 2019 at ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet
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FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts
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UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long ... Read More

Lufthansa and Fraport Extend Ground Handling Partnership at Frankfurt Airport
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Lufthansa and Fraport Extend Ground Handling Partnership at Frankfurt Airport

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 20, 2018

Deutsche Lufthansa AG is entrusting Fraport AG Ground Services with the provision of ground handling services to all Lufthansa aircraft ... Read More

RIU confirm commitment to Canary Islands with new hotel purchase
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RIU confirm commitment to Canary Islands with new hotel purchase

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018

RIU Hotels & Resorts has completed its purchase of Hotel Riu Buena Vista, located in southern Tenerife, with spectacular views ... Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black
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IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ... Read More

Lufthansa Supervisory Board expands Executive Board
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Lufthansa Supervisory Board expands Executive Board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has laid the foundations for improving the operational stability and quality of the ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?
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Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of ... Read More

Minister: Domestic unrest, turmoil in Syria do not affect tourism in Lebanon
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Minister: Domestic unrest, turmoil in Syria do not affect tourism in Lebanon

editor editor- June 7, 2012

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's tourism minister said the crucial summer tourism season would not be badly damaged by growing domestic ... Read More

Drug trafficking greatest threat to Latin American countries today
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Drug trafficking greatest threat to Latin American countries today

editor editor- September 24, 2011

Costa Rica and El Salvador, two countries highly affected by drug-related violence in recent years, have urged the United Nations ... Read More

Egypt’s tourism industry longs for stability
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Egypt’s tourism industry longs for stability

editor editor- July 27, 2011

The weekend's attack on protesters in Abbassiya is the latest setback for the country's tourism sector. Read More

UN calls on Lebanon and Israel  to consolidate stability
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UN calls on Lebanon and Israel to consolidate stability

editor editor- March 10, 2011

Lebanon’s paralysis over forming a government has prevented progress in implementing some of its key obligations in the United Nations ... Read More

Advisory by US Dept. of State cites stability in Kurdistan region of Iraq
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Advisory by US Dept. of State cites stability in Kurdistan region of Iraq

editor editor- June 18, 2009

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) today lauded the US Department of State's updated guidelines for travel to Iraq, affirming the ... Read More