Tag: tourism sector

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:10 0

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

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 22:24 0

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is organized in partnership with South ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:14 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the tourism sector that are taking ... Read More

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

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

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

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

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:54 0

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors to the event, which was ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 19:18 0

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to improve business environment. Wilbard Chambulo, ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40 0

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 01:12 0

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a 'New ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 16:20 0

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation remains limited, research carried out ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 08:12 0

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating hurricane hit. Today at the ... Read More

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

editor editor- June 5, 2019 01:27 0

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture entrepreneurship in Saint Lucia. The Association, ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39 0

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) ... Read More

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 05:14 3

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

Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes

Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 22:01 0

The Kenya Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife congratulated President Kenyatta for the launch of new generation currency notes yesterday particularly the 500 shilling note dedicated ... Read More

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:23 0

This tourist region in British Colombia, Canada is known as the Okanagan is a region It's known for its wineries and fruit orchards. The main ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 16:42 0

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

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 18:15 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 15:27 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 31, 2019. ... Read More

Performances Group and Knighthood Capital sign MOU to partner in Africa

Performances Group and Knighthood Capital sign MOU to partner in Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 18:00 0

Performances Group and Knighthood Capital have signed a memorandum of understanding in which they have agreed to become strategic partners and collaborate in exploring projects ... Read More

Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI

Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI

editor editor- May 27, 2019 21:35 0

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Awards established the awards to recognize excellence in order to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in ... Read More

Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways

Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 23:03 1

British Airways has great news for the Pakistan travel and tourism industry. Tourism in Pakistan is a growing industry.  In 2018, the British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan as ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 01:32 0

The Eswatini Tourism Authority joined the African Tourism Board as an observer today. Under the leadership of CEO Linda Nxumalo. Eswatini is also known as Swaziland, ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:10 0

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The Summit will take place at the ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:15 2

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for the biennium 2019-2021. “Jamaica graciously ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 09:39 0

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met with ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:22 0

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

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:05 0

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

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

editor editor- May 15, 2019 01:31 0

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the 2018 financial statement figures, with double-digit ... Read More

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:46 0

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 in her country. The minister ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

editor editor- May 11, 2019 00:02 1

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed the state of his country’s tourism in the following article written by him: We cannot highlight ... Read More

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