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Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador ... Read More

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

Qatar Airways welcomes even more visitors from around the world to Qatar with the new electronic visitor authorization system, ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, ... 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

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ... Read More

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

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

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

Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night

Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night

Visit Nepal 2020 is the new Nepal Tourism Board Campaign that was introduced last night in the Austrian Capital ... Read More

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through ... Read More

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking

As summer unofficially begins, so will travel across the world. Also on the rise will be human trafficking, a ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in ... Read More

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will come into force on Thursday. It will be the largest free ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed ... Read More

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

Today, the Lufthansa Group officially launched help alliance Americas as a sub-organization of its long-standing aid organization, help alliance ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were ... Read More

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s ... Read More

UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board

UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board

African Tourism Board (ATB) Vice President Cuthbert Ncube recently joined ATB from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), where ... Read More

Armed opposers of Chinese investments in Pakistan stormed five star hotel

Armed opposers of Chinese investments in Pakistan stormed five star hotel

Three gunmen have stormed the five-star hotel Pearl-Continental Hotel Gwadain un the Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing at least ... Read More

Deputy UNWTO Secretary General ready to quit? Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente may resign

Deputy UNWTO Secretary General ready to quit? Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente may resign

Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente of Colombia may have enough serving as the deputy secretary General for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of ... Read More

North Korea fires another missile today

North Korea fires another missile today

The South Korean military reported that North Korea has fired another missile today, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 9:06 ... Read More

Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai

Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai

The Seychelles received laurels at the Geo Spa Global Spa India Awards by winning the Reader’s Choice Award for ... Read More

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

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

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

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the ... Read More

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

The upcoming 60th anniversary of both Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways International, the two founding pillars of ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial ... Read More

The future of flight: UN aviation agency looking for new designs and concepts

The future of flight: UN aviation agency looking for new designs and concepts

The United Nations (UN) International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has launched the Aviation Innovation Competitions and is looking for ... Read More

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today witnessed the test-firing of a new type of tactical guided weapon. The ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of ... Read More

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management organised a special speaker’s series to Celebrate the International Day of ... Read More