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Dialogue between USA and Iran? IIPT founder tries to open window
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Dialogue between USA and Iran? IIPT founder tries to open window

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020

The founder and president of the New York-based International  Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), Louis D'Amore is urging the ... Read More

All-star tourism conference will set tone for WTM
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All-star tourism conference will set tone for WTM

editor editor- November 1, 2019

A new all-star global conference - the International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) – is about to start in London. It ... Read More

UNWTO shut doors on Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary-General
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UNWTO shut doors on Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary-General

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 8, 2019

You are not invited to the UNWTO General Assembly 2019 in Saint Petersburg is the clear message by UNWTO Secretary-General ... Read More

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres
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Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal
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Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... 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

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?
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Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned to ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair
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Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment ... Read More

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released
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African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The African Tourism Board is ready to be launched in Cape Town on Thursday during the upcoming World Travel Market ... Read More

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman
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Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler started ... 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

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM
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African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, ... Read More

Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died
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Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Eduardo Fayos-Solá (Spain) passed away this morning. He is seen as one the icons in the travel and tourism industry ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects
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Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Board Members and associates of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC) had their second meeting, in Berlin, ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night
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Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero
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Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal ... Read More

IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin
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IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year ITB Berlin will play host to the International Institute for Peace – India’s (IIPT India) ... 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

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair
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PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election ... Read More

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles
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The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2016

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is heading to the US island of Guam for the 2016 PATA Annual Summit. Read More

Ministerial debate with the private sector on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam
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Ministerial debate with the private sector on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2016

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will hold the PATA/UNWTO Ministerial Debate ... Read More

Egypt:  Arab Spring gone wrong?
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Egypt: Arab Spring gone wrong?

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 16, 2013

Since 2011, Egypt has had various transformations and through the process, the beleaguered country’s travel and tourism industry has done ... Read More

Japan takes on most ambitious travel show yet
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Japan takes on most ambitious travel show yet

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 12, 2013

TOKYO (eTN) - Japan’s largest travel show, JATA TABIHAKU, is being here held here in the Japanese capital city beginning ... Read More

Only in Zambia: Bungee-twirl
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Only in Zambia: Bungee-twirl

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 9, 2013

On the sidelines of the historic and recently held 20th edition of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s General Assembly, ... Read More

UNWTO: Twentieth General Assembly in pictures
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UNWTO: Twentieth General Assembly in pictures

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 31, 2013

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - The Zambia Tourism Board commissioned eTN to cover the 20th General Assembly by the United Nations ... Read More

Taleb Rifai re-elected as UNWTO Secretary General
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Taleb Rifai re-elected as UNWTO Secretary General

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 28, 2013

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - Taleb Rifai was the lone candidate for the position of the United Nations World Tourism Organization ... Read More

UNWTO’s Twentieth General Assembly “unlike” any other in history
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UNWTO’s Twentieth General Assembly “unlike” any other in history

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 28, 2013

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - This is the best-attended General Assembly in the history of the United Nations World Tourism Organizations ... Read More

Zambia re-affirms dedication to “peace”
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Zambia re-affirms dedication to “peace”

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 26, 2013

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - Some hundreds or so dignitaries and spectators alike gathered at 11am on Saturday, August 24, 2013, ... Read More

Up-close and personal with Taleb Rifai
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Up-close and personal with Taleb Rifai

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 28, 2013

Since taking office as the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) secretary-general in May 2009, Taleb Rifai has been on ... Read More

Brevity is king at WTTC’s 2013 Global Summit
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Brevity is king at WTTC’s 2013 Global Summit

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 10, 2013

ABU DHABI (eTN) - The first day of this year's edition of the World Travel & Tourism Council's Global Summit ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary General featured speaker at IIPT event at WTM
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UNWTO Secretary General featured speaker at IIPT event at WTM

editor editor- October 13, 2012

STOWE, Vermont - The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that UNWTO Secretary General, Dr. Read More

Jordan Conference: Day One Remarks
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Jordan Conference: Day One Remarks

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- June 6, 2012

Event: Seizing Tourism Market Opportunities in Times of Rapid Change Venue: King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center (Dead Sea, Jordan) ... Read More

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