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Eat Like a Local Mexico City launches four new city food tours

Eat Like a Local Mexico City launches four new city food tours

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 15:31 0

Mexico City is perhaps most widely known in the culinary world for its low-key yet delicious street food, with staples such as tacos al pastor, ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019 22:17 0

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

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:42 0

RCI, the world's largest timeshare vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations, has announced the appointment of Paul Mulcahy as Managing Director for RCI ... Read More

Choice Hotels announces new Regional Vice President of Franchise Services

Choice Hotels announces new Regional Vice President of Franchise Services

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 20:05 0

Choice Hotels International, Inc. announced Michelle Masters has joined the company as regional vice president of franchise services, Northeast region. In the role, Masters will ... Read More

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:10 0

The fourth annual Global Restaurant Leadership Conference (GRLC), presented by Winsight, LLC, will take place Nov. 3-6, 2019, at the Marina Bay Sands luxury hotel ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of ... Read More

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 18:36 0

At an international event held in Dubai, Lebanon was crowned the most beautiful in the Middle East, as Chateau Rweiss won the international DWP ACE ... Read More

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 01:15 0

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a spy for the United States ... Read More

Zambia wants African Tourism Board to implement inclusiveness approach

Zambia wants African Tourism Board to implement inclusiveness approach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 2, 2019 21:22 0

African Tourism Board (ATB) CEO Doris Woerfel and Cuthbert Ncube, the new Vice President of ATB, met with Mwabashike Nkulukus, the Marketing Director of the Zambia Tourism ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:13 0

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar “sharing ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20 0

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just ... Read More

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:03 0

Wharf Hotels has appointed Roger Shing as Group Director Purchasing, strengthening its purchasing power with Roger as a respected new member of its robust Finance ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 18:02 0

On 19th April, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala registered the latest rhino birth. According to Angie Genade, Executive Director of the ... Read More

Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion

Destination Florence CVB partners with City of Florence for international tourism promotion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 16:00 0

Destination Florence CVB is the new official partner of the City of Florence to promote the destination and better the quality of tourism. The Florence ... Read More

SBC Travel Group announces new Chief Digital Officer

SBC Travel Group announces new Chief Digital Officer

editor editor- April 18, 2019 21:51 0

SBC Travel Group, a technology company, has officially appointed Chief Digital Officer Anthoney Jayasekera. He steps into this role with more than 18 years of ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 18:00 3

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 20:10 0

The countdown begins for the 5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in Donostia-San Sebastián, organized by the ... Read More

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:15 0

Starting on April 15, Istanbul – Marrakech – Istanbul direct flights will be commenced five days of a week as Turkish Airlines reinforces its title ... Read More

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Spain-Holiday.com has new owners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:20 0

The Spanish holiday rental platform, Spain-Holiday.com, has new owners from the 1st of April. The company’s founder and sole owner until the end of March, ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019 01:52 0

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social agenda with her strikes, the ... Read More

Airline leadership changes hands from father to son

Airline leadership changes hands from father to son

editor editor- April 12, 2019 00:55 0

The executive team of Porter Airlines is reorganizing to ensure continuity for its immediate and future development. Effective immediately, Robert Deluce, Porter’s founding president and ... Read More

Viking and China Merchants Group to build cruise line for Chinese cruise market

Viking and China Merchants Group to build cruise line for Chinese cruise market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:36 0

Viking Cruises and China Merchants Shekou, representing China Merchants Group, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture focused on ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 0

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019 04:32 0

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island is organizing a second premier exhibition ... 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

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46 0

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's ... 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 0

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

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

Tourisme Montréal celebrates excellence, pays tribute to Air Canada’s Calin Rovinescu

Tourisme Montréal celebrates excellence, pays tribute to Air Canada’s Calin Rovinescu

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 19:36 0

Leaders from Montréal's tourism industry were honored yesterday at the Distinction Awards, an annual gala celebrating innovative business strategies. The event, which took place at ... 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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