Tag: Tourism Development

Innovation and rural development take center stage for UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit 2019
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Innovation and rural development take center stage for UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019

Tourism leaders from across the public and private sectors came together at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London for ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty
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Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in ... 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

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

The rising city of eco-tourism
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The rising city of eco-tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The city of Daegu is celebrating '2020-the year of Tourism in Daegu and Gyeongbuk' by creating the new brand 'Natural ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States
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Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... 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

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues
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2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit
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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) inaugurated the first edition of the Belgian Travel Summit (BTS) taking place until ... 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

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?
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Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to ... Read More

St.Maarten hosts International Caribbean Airlift conference
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St.Maarten hosts International Caribbean Airlift conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

The 4th annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held June 11-13 on St.Maarten/St.Martin The conference is hosted by the ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019

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

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism
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Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support ... Read More

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels
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Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and KMA Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung (KMA) Group ... Read More

African Tourism Board on EDU – Tourism: A united global approach
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African Tourism Board on EDU – Tourism: A united global approach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

EDU-tourism is the best vehicle for Africa, to integrate our expertise and change the normal programs within nations. These were ... 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

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
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South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month
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East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism invites African Tourism Board leaders to a fact-finding mission
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Zimbabwe Tourism invites African Tourism Board leaders to a fact-finding mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

African Tourism Board leaders were invited to Zimbabwe for a fact-finding mission and were afforded the opportunity to participate in ... Read More

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October
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Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will fly direct from Ras Al Khaimah International airport from October 28, 2019, according ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market
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GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its ... 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

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town
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2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in ... 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

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination
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African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial welcome ... Read More

Hugh Riley retires as Secretary General of Caribbean Tourism Organization
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Hugh Riley retires as Secretary General of Caribbean Tourism Organization

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Caribbean Tourism Organization, region’s tourism development agency, is to begin the search for a new Secretary General to replace the ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban
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Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing
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Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate ... Read More

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness
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SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 4, 2019

Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management organised a special speaker’s series to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness ... Read More

1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?
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1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition recognizes the contribution of startups in the development of a more competitive and ... Read More

Integration of sports with tourism to enhance Sharjah’s global profile
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Integration of sports with tourism to enhance Sharjah’s global profile

editor editor- March 30, 2019

HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority and Vice Chairman of the Sharjah ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?
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Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More