Tag: transparency

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency
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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform
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Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers
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IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness
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ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency
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European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
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More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board
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ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

mm Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership
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WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment
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Gavel slams: Airbnb not eligible for privileged tax treatment

editor editor- April 15, 2019

A report released on behalf of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) calls on state and local government leaders to ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
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U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces
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NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?
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What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending ... Read More

New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center
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New Delhi welcomes new Qatar Visa Center

editor editor- March 27, 2019

At the new Qatar Visa Center in New Delhi, India, work visa applicants for the State of Qatar will be ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019
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Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, ... Read More

European Union and Qatar finally signed a Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA)
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European Union and Qatar finally signed a Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

The European Commission and the State of Qatar initialed today an aviation agreement, the first such agreement between the EU ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights
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National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea
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Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster ... Read More

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight
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End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

One of Europe’s major airlines and the largest one in Germany wants to recoup lost profits by taking a customer ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?
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Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank high ... Read More

Airlines from 28 EU states and Qatar now have unlimited access to their respective territories
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Airlines from 28 EU states and Qatar now have unlimited access to their respective territories

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Today, European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc, announced that the European Union and the State of Qatar ... Read More

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel
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Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019

A recent public debate of flight-related emissions has had an effect on Finnish consumers. Of all respondents, 50 percent said ... Read More

Routehappy launches new codeshare UPAs with 5 Star Alliance airlines
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Routehappy launches new codeshare UPAs with 5 Star Alliance airlines

editor editor- February 4, 2019

Routehappy by ATPCO, the industry standard for airline rich content, today announced the launch of new codeshare Universal Product Attributes ... Read More

Heritage Foundation: Hong Kong is freest economy in the world
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Heritage Foundation: Hong Kong is freest economy in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Hong Kong government welcomed the Heritage Foundation's high regard for Hong Kong as the world's freest economy for the 25th ... Read More

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 
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New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

editor editor- January 23, 2019

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council identifies opportunities and risks for travel and tourism.  Read More

Evintra.com is MICE – and what it means
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Evintra.com is MICE – and what it means

editor editor- January 16, 2019

EVINTRA is the gateway to bringing the MICE and Tourism industry together on several levels. Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation
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Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed ... Read More

Preferred Hotels & Resorts unveils new brand website
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Preferred Hotels & Resorts unveils new brand website

editor editor- January 11, 2019

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announced the launch of its new brand website, PreferredHotels.com. Read More

Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism
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Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism

editor editor- January 7, 2019

The National Tourism Organization of Ukraine wants travelers to know that it is open for tourism on all fronts. Read More

Iconic Eurail Pass restructured with unprecedented price reductions
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Iconic Eurail Pass restructured with unprecedented price reductions

editor editor- January 4, 2019

Eurail, the all-in-one train Pass that gives travelers access to the most trains in Europe, announced transformative product developments including ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?
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Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Minister sees policies recognized
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South Africa Tourism Minister sees policies recognized

mm Alain St.Ange- December 18, 2018

CEO of SA Tourism, Sisa Ntshona, has accepted an invitation by the World Tourism Organization to join the Advisory Board ... Read More

Hotel industry: Saying goodbye to 2018, ready for strong 2019
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Hotel industry: Saying goodbye to 2018, ready for strong 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

With the year coming to an end, Hotelbeds has prepared some testimonials about 2018, with insights about how the year ... Read More

PATA is aiming to show  leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam
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PATA is aiming to show leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), located in Bangkok, Thailand, has achieved Silver-level Sustainability Certification by EarthCheck, a scientific benchmarking, ... Read More

Demanding the true all-in total cost of air travel
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Demanding the true all-in total cost of air travel

editor editor- September 12, 2012

During the depths of the “great recession” in 2008, US airlines experienced the double whammy of fewer travelers and soaring ... Read More

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