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Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 

Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 

editor editor- April 15, 2019 22:48 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) workshop held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Taj Hotels Resort in Colombo saw the participation of over 70 ... Read More

Pakistan establishes 19 Integrated Tourism Zones to promote tourism

Pakistan establishes 19 Integrated Tourism Zones to promote tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 16:15 3

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday chaired a meeting in Islamabad on development and promotion of tourism in the Country, at which it was ... Read More

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

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

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019 03:44 0

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

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:15 0

Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat and winner of IIPT Award said that Tourism and travel are the key to peaceful borders, cultural exchanges, bridge-building, communication, ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:30 0

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59 0

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World ... Read More

Skål International and Biosphere Tourism: Taking Sustainable Tourism Awards to the next level

Skål International and Biosphere Tourism: Taking Sustainable Tourism Awards to the next level

editor editor- April 6, 2019 00:24 0

a partnership agreement was signed by Skål International and Biosphere Tourism in the frame of the 2019 Skål Sustainable Tourism Awards. The Skål Sustainable Tourism ... Read More

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

editor editor- April 5, 2019 00:41 0

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

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:40 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- April 3, 2019 23:41 0

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

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:52 2

Speaking today at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder and President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), a ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:03 0

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022 with visitors from ... Read More

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019 02:08 0

Despite a difficult end to the year, 2018 was profitable and even historic for Reunion tourism as more than 574,000 outside visitors were welcomed . ... Read More

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

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

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

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

Tourism Clubs launched for primary and secondary students 

Tourism Clubs launched for primary and secondary students 

editor editor- March 29, 2019 22:09 0

Students of primary and secondary schools around Mahé, Praslin and La Digue can now be part and parcel of the booming tourism industry as the ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:20 0

The African Tourism Board Launch at the World Travel Market in Cape Town on April 11 will be the place Brussels based Professor Geoffrey Lipman ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019 04:32 0

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island is organizing a second premier exhibition ... Read More

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

editor editor- March 28, 2019 02:13 0

Tourism industry professionals from across Ontario will gather at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene this April for the second annual Rural Tourism Symposium. The one-day ... Read More

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 20:09 0

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation", opening event today was attended by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez; Spain’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 08:56 0

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving ... Read More

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 15:41 0

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) certified, an international certification programme ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Marriott to open South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel at Cochin International Airport

Marriott to open South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel at Cochin International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 16:55 0

Twenty14 Holdings has announced plans to launch Port Muziris – South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel, part of Marriott International, near Cochin International Airport. The ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06 0

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 04:48 0

The U.S. State Department putting Tunisia  as a category 2 risk for U.S. citizens to travel to. This is on the same level as Germany ... Read More

Club Travel Corp. welcomes former Travelex head honcho

Club Travel Corp. welcomes former Travelex head honcho

editor editor- March 21, 2019 21:52 0

Kananelo Makhetha will assume the role of Club Travel Corporate Chief Executive on April 1, 2019 based at Club Travel Corporate's Johannesburg office. Makhetha is ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019 22:47 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa will be happy. Report after ... Read More

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:12 0

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of IoT, robotics, artificial intelligence (A.I), ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21 0

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and ... Read More

Monaco Government Tourist Authority welcomes new President and Deputy Director

Monaco Government Tourist Authority welcomes new President and Deputy Director

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 17:01 0

A new team has been appointed, as head of the Monaco Government Tourist & Convention Authority. Mr. Guy Antognelli, former Deputy Director becomes the new ... Read More

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