Tag: Tourism growth

Tourism must stop promoting growth without understanding costs
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Tourism must stop promoting growth without understanding costs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

The Travel Foundation is calling on investors, businesses, governments and their destination marketing organizations (DMOs) to better understand the costs, ... Read More

El Al’s subsidiary Sun d’Or launches Tel Aviv-Dubrovnik route
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El Al’s subsidiary Sun d’Or launches Tel Aviv-Dubrovnik route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Sun d’Or, a fully owned subsidiary of Israel's national carrier El Al which uses the brand mainly for seasonal scheduled ... Read More

African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana
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African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

The African Tourism Board knows the importance of connectivity for the growing travel and tourism industry to the continent.  African ... 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

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead
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European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018
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Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa
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African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism ... Read More

The next big thing in global tourism
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The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the ... Read More

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre
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Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Sabre Corporation today announced a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a leading regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and a ... Read More

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC
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Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

editor editor- April 5, 2019

The countries and leaders who have made a difference to increase the competitiveness of the Travel & Tourism sector within ... Read More

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls
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WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville
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WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism
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Gambling is big business in tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism
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Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how ... 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

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC
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How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out ... Read More

Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance
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Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

WTA members include national tourism associations, influential tourism enterprises, academic institutes and other institutions from around the world. Messe Berlin, ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties
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European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest report "European Tourism -Trends & Prospects 2018", Europe remains the most visited region ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US
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Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa
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First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, ... Read More

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year
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Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be completed ... Read More

Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe
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Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Delegates at the Conference on Managing Sustainable Tourism Growth in Europe, organized this week by the European Travel Commission (ETC), ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is
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In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, ... Read More

Cruise tourism benefits Western Cape
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Cruise tourism benefits Western Cape

mm Alain St.Ange- January 28, 2019

The MS Queen Elizabeth and the MSC Musica luxury cruise liners docked at Cape Town harbour on Friday, January 18, ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists
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Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2019

Kenya has set its tourism marketing sights on India and Spain, seeking to attract the new markets in Asia and ... Read More

50 million visitors: Los Angeles celebrates record milestone
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50 million visitors: Los Angeles celebrates record milestone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

Los Angeles reached a historic milestone in 2018, welcoming 50 million visitors for the first time ever and accomplishing the ... Read More

Gun violence is high, but so is Chicago’s tourism record
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Gun violence is high, but so is Chicago’s tourism record

editor editor- January 12, 2019

Despite gun violence and strained police-community relations, visitors continue to visit The Windy City in record numbers. Read More

Latin America outperforms North America in tourism growth
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Latin America outperforms North America in tourism growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

With five percent more international trips, outbound travel from the Americas has shown solid growth in 2018 with a plus ... Read More

Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report
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Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report

editor editor- January 10, 2019

A new report suggests that wherever it exists, tourism places an “invisible burden” on destinations and their residents. Read More

Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway
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Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Da Nang, Vietnam, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency ... Read More

Armenia implements training for effective management of sustainable tourism development
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Armenia implements training for effective management of sustainable tourism development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018

Armenia shapes its future to be a unique sustainable destination, building capacities in effective tourism planning and managing. A diverse ... Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage
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UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, ... Read More

PATA Forum set for Pattaya
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PATA Forum set for Pattaya

editor editor- December 4, 2018

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organize the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand. Read More

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