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New SA Tourism board members appointed by Van Schalkwyk

SA Tourism's new chairman is Frank Kilbourn, it was announced on Sunday.Kilbourn used to be its deputy chairman, the office of Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said in a statement.

Tanzania Tourist Board gets new chairman and directors

(eTN) - It was confirmed over the weekend that President Kikwete last week appointed Ambassador Charles A. Sanga as the new Chairman of the Tanzania Tourist Board.

Jamaica celebrates 173rd anniversary of emancipation

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s 173rd anniversary of emancipation will be observed with an Emancipation Jubilee heritage festival at the Seville Great House and Heritage Park in the parish of St.

Tanzania Tourist Board presents new branding and slogans

(eTN) - The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) is expected to launch a new logo and branding for Tanzania tourism today, when presenting to the tourism industry - a wide section of stakeholders and the gene

Tanzania Tourist Board admits to missing 2010 targets

(eTN) - Officials of the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) have scratched their heads in recent days, when the available half-year figures of arrivals and revenues from tourism to Tanzania suggested that t

Kenya Tourist Board: Tourist arrivals to surpass 1M mark this year

NAIROBI - The Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) has expressed optimism of surpassing the one million-tourist arrival mark this year.

Double tourism appointment for Slovenia’s Dimitrij Piciga

At the end of May, members of the Slovenian Tourist Board (STB) council re-elected current STB director Dimitrij Piciga for a new term of office. A few days later, in Brussels, Mr.

Usain Bolt joins Jamaican Tourist Board advertising campaign

The Jamaican Tourist Board is over the moon to have secured the services of the fastest man on earth to promote the island's tourist industry.

Kenya Tourist Board hunts for visitors online

The Kenya Tourist Board has now turned to online marketing to rope in visitors and create an avenue around its perennial limited financial options.

New tourism law/policy for Kenya

It was reported from Nairobi that the Kenyan government has apparently agreed on the text of a new tourism law, which will, when passed and made operational, provide for the formation of new bodies.

Paris tourist board asks Parisians to smile

PARIS – Faced with a fall in tourist numbers due to the financial crisis and a reputation for unfriendliness, the Paris tourist board has made a simple request of the city's residents: smile.

Two leading associations on the international congress scene recently celebrated anniversaries...

VIENNA - The International Pharmaceutical Congress Advisory Association and the Associations Conference Forum are two of the most important organizations in the international congress business.

TTB to promote sports tourism

The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) is set to step up measures to promote cultural and sports tourism as a way forward to attract more foreign tourists in the country.

Falkland Islands Tourist Board strengthens presence in UK marketplace

(September 3, 2008) - The Falkland Islands Tourist Board (FITB) hosted a Falklands themed ‘Smoko’ event yesterday to introduce media and trade contacts to all that these fascinating Islands have t

Jamaica Tourist Board unveils new website design and features

KINGSTON, Jamaica (September 3, 2008) – Today, the Jamaica Tourist Board unveiled its new VisitJamaica.com website during a global webcast live from Kingston, Jamaica hosted by Minister of Tourism E

US investor sues tourism agencies

An American investor has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) and the attorney general for damages amoun-ting to

Decision to scrap Wales Tourist Board ‘catastrophic’

THE Tories today described as “catastrophic” the decision of the Welsh Government to scrap the Wales Tourist Board.Shadow Wales minister David Jones said tourism in the country should be “promoted by properly qualified industry professionals and not by civil servants”.The functions of the Wales Tourist Board were taken over by the Welsh Assembly Government in 2006.