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SADC summit sees resolve to move Madagascar forward

At a SADC extraordinary summit held in the margins of the 20th Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has saluted the teamwork and resolve of SADC member s

Hawai‘i’s expertise at hosting meetings on display for APEC

HONOLULU – Hawaii’s standing as an elite destination for business meetings and conventions continues to grow in stature and will be fully realized with the hosting of the 2011 Asia Pacific Economi

British tourist dies after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

TANZANIA (eTN) - A British man collapsed and died just a few minutes after reaching Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, the climb which he wished to fulfill during his lifetime.

Seychelles VP echoes call for small islands to benefit more from...

LOZHITA PALACE, Kingdom of Swaziland - Speaking at the 14th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) this week in the Swaziland, Vice P

Seychelles to attend government meetings and summit in Swaziland

VICTORIA, Mahé - A Seychelles delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr.

Gadaffi’s guards in fist fights at African Union summit

UGANDA (eTN) - As seen before during past state visits, the extra large contingent of security brought by Libyan leader, Gaddafi, came to blows again with their Ugandan counterparts.

GlobalCollect partners with TravelDaily to present the 2010 China Travel Distribution...

TravelDaily ( www.traveldaily.cn ), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on the distribution, marketing, and technology trends in the travel and tourism industries, tod

UNWTO Ministers’ Summit at WTM to issue Statement of Intent

The fourth and largest-ever UNWTO Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market (WTM) will for the first time conclude with a Statement of Intent outlining the future direction of the travel and tourism

China Travel Distribution Summit opens for registration

GUANGZHOU, China - TravelDaily ( www.traveldaily.cn ), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on distribution, marketing, and technology in the travel and tourism industr

Successful summit on tourism safety and security held in Kuala Lumpur

(eTN) Egnatia Academy and its CEO Ali Kasa achieved the rare combination of running a tourism conference featuring both high-quality speakers and leaving delegates with a vast array of practical solut

African Union Summit on course for July 19-27

(eTN) - Confirmation has been received from sources close to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the continental summit of the

Winners of the 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The four winners of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards were announced during the 10th Global Travel & Tourism Summit at the National Centre for the Performing Arts

US-Cuba Travel Summit commences in Cancun

The U.S.-Cuba Travel Summit began in Cancun Wednesday with travel professionals and Cuban officials in attendance, the National Tour Association (NTA) reports.

Jerusalem to host travel networking event

The new luxurious 5-star David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem will host Travel Leaders' International Summit from April 23-25, 2010.

African Union summit coming to Kampala

The scheduled summit of the African Union is due to take place in June this year in Kampala, but has now been cast in doubt over allegations that the country is not paid up, mainly due to sections of

Tourism and mega-events joining forces to stimulate growth

South Africa, as host of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, set the ideal stage for the UNWTO/South Africa inaugural Summit on Tourism, Sport, and Mega Events (Johannesburg, February 24-26).

UNWTO international Summit on Tourism, Sport and Mega-events

South Africa will host the first ever UNWTO Summit on Tourism, Sport and Mega-events at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from February 24-26, 2010.

Airport security experts to discuss recent attempted terrorist activity

The Airport Security Summit Middle East 2010, which will be held from February 7-10 at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Dubai, is proud to announce the latest distinguished speaker to join the expert spe

TRAVDEX and BLLA partner on industry summit

TRAVDEX, the one-stop shopping trade show for travel technology, announced today a partnership with Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association, the association focused on expanding marketing initiatives

Renowned airport security experts to speak at Airport Security Summit Middle...

The Airport Security Summit Middle East 2010, which will be held from February 7-10 at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Dubai, is proud to announce two brand new distinguished speakers to join the expert s

How Copenhagen betrayed Africa

China remained the main culprit in the cross hairs of climate change advocates, as the Copenhagen Summit drew to a close without the urgently required binding consensus.

The United Nations system is committed to delivering as one on...

UNWTO (United Nations World Travel Organization) has joined all the other United Nations agencies assembled in Copenhagen to send a clear message that the UN is both “working and delivering as one

South Africa slaps down African climate goals

It appears that South Africa may have broken ranks with the rest of the African continent over their joint approach towards the Climate Summit in Copenhagen, when news emerged from Pretoria that South

Airline industry calls for EU aviation summit

The crisis gripping the airline industry is without precedent in the history of commercial aviation, a group of top airline industry associations said in a signatory letter on behalf of the travel ind

UNWTO: tourism leaders call for supportive global policies

Around 80 tourism ministers meeting at the UNWTO Ministers' Summit (November 10 at World Travel Market, London) called for global policies that are supportive of the travel and tourism industry.

South Africa to host UNWTO inaugural summit on tourism, sport, and...

At a global level, the Travel & Tourism (T&T) sector has emerged as one of the 21st century’s critical drivers of economic growth, job creation, and development of communities, regions, and nations.

Airport security experts gather to discuss strategies

Over 15 distinguished security experts from Canada, the UAE, Bahrain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia will discuss evolving airport security threats and highlight their latest stra