Tag: sustainable development

UNWTO: Tourism’s growth strengthens its potential to contribute to sustainable development
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UNWTO: Tourism’s growth strengthens its potential to contribute to sustainable development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019

International tourist arrivals grew by a further 4% between January and September of 2019, the latest issue of the UNWTO ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition
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UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
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Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme
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IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue ... Read More

S Hotels & Resorts appoints General Managers for new resorts at CROSSROADS Maldives
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S Hotels & Resorts appoints General Managers for new resorts at CROSSROADS Maldives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

S Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of two highly-skilled and experienced general managers for its two new resorts ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be  done
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UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be done

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation ... Read More

Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market
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Hilton: 200th hotel opening in the China market

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Hilton ushered in a milestone in its China market development with the grand opening of its 200th hotel -- Canopy ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal
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RIU Hotels & Resorts enters Senegal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has announced the purchase of a 25-hectare site in the Pointe Sarène area on ... Read More

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe
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New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development,  innovation and partnerships
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European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World ... 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

UNWTO highlights Gastronomy Tourism in Japan
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UNWTO highlights Gastronomy Tourism in Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA) and Gurunavi have released the new UNWTO Report ... Read More

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia
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Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Vietnam Airlines should work to ensure safe and competitive services while operating flights to Russia. "Traveling between Vietnam and Russia ... Read More

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza
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The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening  partnership
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UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to ... 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

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory
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Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board
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Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?
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What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category ... Read More

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020
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Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

editor editor- May 17, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica will be hosting an international conference on Tourism Innovation Resilience ... Read More

UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board
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UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board

editor editor- May 15, 2019

African Tourism Board (ATB) Vice President Cuthbert Ncube recently joined ATB from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), where he ... Read More

Seychelles intensifies its media presence in the GCC region
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Seychelles intensifies its media presence in the GCC region

editor editor- May 13, 2019

The latest media spree from the Seychelles did not go unnoticed as the head of delegation Minister for Tourism, Civil ... Read More

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality
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PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General to present Platino Award for Cinema and  Education
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UNWTO Secretary-General to present Platino Award for Cinema and Education

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili will recognize the Ibero-American film industry´s commitment to sustainability, openness ... Read More

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards
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Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean Tourism ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Durban ICC: Working together on Sustainable Development Goals
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African Tourism Board and Durban ICC: Working together on Sustainable Development Goals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

At the ongoing Indaba travel industry trade show in Durban, African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube met with Lindiwe Rakharebe, ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership
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WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda
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UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The application of new technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things are already leading to new uses ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions
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Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as ... Read More

African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud
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African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

Red Rocks Cultural Center in Rwanda founder Greg Bakunzi today was appointed as the latest board member of the African Tourism ... Read More

Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin
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Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin

editor editor- April 24, 2019

The Seychelles Ministry for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine have recently launched 2 expression of interests for carrying capacity ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

The countdown begins for the 5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in ... Read More

UNWTO: Balearic Islands first tourism destination developed under 2030 Agenda
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UNWTO: Balearic Islands first tourism destination developed under 2030 Agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Deploying new resources and actions for the progressive adaptation of the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera) to the objectives ... Read More