Tag: tourism officials

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?
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African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region ... 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

Warsaw is about to turn into a Nepal Summit and you could be part of it
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Warsaw is about to turn into a Nepal Summit and you could be part of it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Polish outbound tourism is growing, and the Nepal Tourism Board knows this and wants to welcome Polish visitors to their ... Read More

Skinny Fabulous to unleash the power of soca on Rum and Rhythm
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Skinny Fabulous to unleash the power of soca on Rum and Rhythm

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The leading Caribbean food and rum event in New York will be rocking under the power of Skinny Fabulous, the ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication
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Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists
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Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence ... Read More

With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination
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With 75 million visitors Orlando remains one of most-visited US destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says for the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) to be ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020
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Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a ... Read More

A killer or a victim? American Tourist in trouble in Anguilla
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A killer or a victim? American Tourist in trouble in Anguilla

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 30, 2019

Anguilla Tourism is in crisis mode about an American murderer or was it self defense? Allison Muhammad from Anguilla believes: ... 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

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020
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Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Delegation led by the Hon. H. Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story
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WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow
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American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the ... Read More

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service
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American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Investment along with the country’s Tourism Authority has announced the resumption of ... 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

Permanent Secretary to lead team to re-image Negril
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Permanent Secretary to lead team to re-image Negril

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Mrs. Jennifer Griffith, to lead ... Read More

Working with meeting & convention planners
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Working with meeting & convention planners

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 4, 2019

Meeting & Convention Planners (MCPs) play a vital part of the tourism industry.   Not only do they often decide what ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism gets welcoming news while in a state of crisis
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Zimbabwe Tourism gets welcoming news while in a state of crisis

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019

After reports of government torture against protesters, after the internet was shut down for two days, Zimbabwe tourism officials launched ... Read More

A tale of two Jamaicas: Jamaicas tourism reality is love for visitors
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A tale of two Jamaicas: Jamaicas tourism reality is love for visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019

Providing a secure and safe Jamaica for tourists is a top priority by Edmund Bartlett, the current minister of tourism. ... Read More

Hawaii Island has a new tourist hotspot in the making
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Hawaii Island has a new tourist hotspot in the making

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019

Hawaii Island, also known as the Big Island of Hawaii welcomes a new tourism hotspot in the making. It'a new ... Read More

Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood
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Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Mexican tourism officials had been working hard to make Mexican tourist destinations safe. The message remains tourists are safe in ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?
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Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. ... Read More

Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?
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Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

The U.S. State of Alaska is known to be a popular summer destination. It's widely known Alaska is very cold ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau: First tourism office ever to receive highest export award in US
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Guam Visitors Bureau: First tourism office ever to receive highest export award in US

editor editor- May 30, 2017

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented the Guam Visitors Bureau with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at ... Read More

Guam: Russian visitors stay longer, spend more
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Guam: Russian visitors stay longer, spend more

editor editor- December 10, 2013

HAGATNA, Guam - Guam tourism officials say Russian tourists spend more and stay longer when visiting the unincorporated U.S. territory. Read More

Tourism Ministers from the industry do it better
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Tourism Ministers from the industry do it better

editor editor- August 1, 2012

(eTN) - Every country that depends on tourism for its economy, has a minister responsible for tourism. But how many ... Read More

Belgian tourism officials threaten legal action over bad weather forecast
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Belgian tourism officials threaten legal action over bad weather forecast

editor editor- July 7, 2012

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Belgian tourism officials are considering legal action against the weather service over a long-term forecast for a ... Read More

Seychelles tourism personnel take on training opportunities
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Seychelles tourism personnel take on training opportunities

editor editor- February 4, 2012

The Seychelles Tourism Academy went an extra mile to seize regional training opportunities not only for its staff but that ... Read More

Tourism officials gather in Hawaii for China-US Tourism Leadership Summit
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Tourism officials gather in Hawaii for China-US Tourism Leadership Summit

editor editor- September 29, 2011

KAILUA-KONA, Hawai'i - Members of the US Travel Association (USTA) and China National Tourism Association (CNTA), including more than 60 ... Read More

China National Tourism Administration officials greeted by Minister of State
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China National Tourism Administration officials greeted by Minister of State

editor editor- August 23, 2010

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO - The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), along with Dean Allison, Member ... Read More

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Glaring errors in Florida tourism brochure rile Tampa officials

editor editor- June 11, 2010

Tampa Bay area officials are fuming over glaring errors in a Florida tourism brochure that went out in newspapers last ... Read More

Puerto Penasco travel warning riles Mexican tourism officials
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Puerto Penasco travel warning riles Mexican tourism officials

editor editor- May 26, 2010

Tourism officials in Puerto Penasco, Mexico, are upset over a U.S. government travel advisory warning Americans against traveling to the ... Read More

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