Tag: travel and tourism industry

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56 0

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46 0

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 22:44 0

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in entertainment, stop saying "ALOOOOOOOHA".  There ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 02:05 0

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming visible. The first African Tourism ... 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

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Scott Foster Scott Foster- March 19, 2019 05:34 0

LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. "It makes a difference to ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 07:26 0

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out positive reports on participating countries ... Read More

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 05:54 0

How much worse can it get for the Portugal travel and tourism industry? What can a beach destination do to regain a reputation as a safe ... Read More

Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group

Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 04:08 0

The funeral of Alwin Zecha, chairman and founder of Pacific Leisure Group, was held at Saturday at Rangsit Methodist Church and Crematorium in Bangkok, Thailand ... Read More

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 08:32 0

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a famous member of the global ... Read More

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019 01:37 0

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and Geoffey Lipman - met as ... Read More

Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died

Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:50 0

Eduardo Fayos-Solá (Spain) passed away this morning. He is seen as one the icons in the travel and tourism industry for decades. He was the ... Read More

Tourism to become a US$50 billion industry in India

Tourism to become a US$50 billion industry in India

editor editor- March 7, 2019 02:09 0

Technology and tourism were in focus at a meeting held on March 6 organized by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), during which ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019 20:58 0

Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the box, she has a global ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53 0

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal is also known to have ... Read More

US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?

US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 10:48 2

The recent travel advisory issued by the U.S. State Department alerting the 6 million US travelers vacationing in the Bahamas every year could have a ... Read More

How the Malaysian People are now put in charge of Visit Malaysia 2020 ?

How the Malaysian People are now put in charge of Visit Malaysia 2020 ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 10:25 0

Malaysia Truly Asia was one of the most successful campaigns in the global travel and tourism industry and created by an Australian branding company. Now the ... Read More

Skal International Orlando announces 2019 meeting venues and speakers

Skal International Orlando announces 2019 meeting venues and speakers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 19:20 0

Skal International Orlando, the only international organization bringing together sectors of the travel and tourism industry while networking, conducting business and helping communities locally, nationally ... Read More

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

editor editor- March 1, 2019 01:27 0

The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM London, will once again recognize the success of national, regional and city tourist boards as ... Read More

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019 01:14 0

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology inaugurated the 9th India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference (IIHTTRC) supported by National Assessment ... Read More

Typhoon Wutip: What tourists should expect in Guam and Northern Mariana Islands?

Typhoon Wutip: What tourists should expect in Guam and Northern Mariana Islands?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019 17:39 0

Typhoon Wutip is headings towards the Pacific U.S. territory Guam as a category 2 typhoon. As of Saturday 2 am local time the storm was ... Read More

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 19:15 0

Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women though employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, will launch ‘BAME Women in Travel’ ... Read More

World’s largest cruise ship hosts 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World Congress

World’s largest cruise ship hosts 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World Congress

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 15:28 0

Skål International, the world’s largest association of hospitality executives, and Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, will host the 2019 ... Read More

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 19:10 2

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 takes place in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance ... Read More

WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards confirmed for 2019

WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards confirmed for 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 21:20 0

Following a successful inaugural event, The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs) will return in 2019 celebrating excellence in the travel and tourism industry in ... Read More

Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe

Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 18:30 0

Delegates at the Conference on Managing Sustainable Tourism Growth in Europe, organized this week by the European Travel Commission (ETC), were faced with an urgent ... Read More

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

editor editor- February 8, 2019 01:13 0

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is a 5-star resort nestled in nature’s serenity right in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle Green Globe recertified Cinnamon Lodge ... Read More

Seychelles received Best Luxury Travel Destination award in Beijing, China

Seychelles received Best Luxury Travel Destination award in Beijing, China

editor editor- February 7, 2019 01:20 2

Seychelles is once again recognized for the world-class experience it offers, as it won the ‘Best Luxury Travel Destination’ award at the 2018 National Tourism ... Read More

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019 06:39 0

Bangkok is the world's most-visited city and relies on tourism for economic growth. The travel and tourism industry in Thailand is concerned, and some visitors are ... Read More

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019 09:04 3

WTM London 2018, the event where ideas arrive, will generate a record £3.4 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, surpassing the figure of £3.1 ... Read More

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