Tag: World Travel and Tourism Council

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners
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IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years
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Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating ... Read More

Winners of IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced
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Winners of IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the winners of the inaugural IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards in three categories: ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues
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ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace
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Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai
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Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 ... Read More

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace
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Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat and winner of IIPT Award said that Tourism and travel are the key to peaceful ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019

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

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story
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WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan
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WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

editor editor- April 5, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s first-ever and new Destination Marketing Organization, today announced that island will serve as the host ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia
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Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many
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WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

U.S. President Barak Obama was the most expected speaker at the ongoing World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) summit in ... Read More

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls
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WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Cologne says no to President Obama after WTTC Summit Seville
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Hyatt Regency Cologne says no to President Obama after WTTC Summit Seville

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

U.S. President Barak Obama is on a tourism trip. Today he is expected to be the star participant at the ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?
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Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More

IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards
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IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

editor editor- March 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and Inclusion ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 20, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

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

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin
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ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

mm Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019

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

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Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid ... Read More

Reed Travel Exhibitions launches inaugural Arabian Travel Week
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Reed Travel Exhibitions launches inaugural Arabian Travel Week

editor editor- January 30, 2019

  Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase in Dubai, has announced the launch of ... Read More

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Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists
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Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2019

Kenya has set its tourism marketing sights on India and Spain, seeking to attract the new markets in Asia and ... Read More

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists
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World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year
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Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Cyprus swears in its first ever Minister for Tourism
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Cyprus swears in its first ever Minister for Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

Small Mediterranean island country of Cyprus named former hotel executive Savvas Perdios its first ever Minister for Tourism on Wednesday. ... Read More

Sir David Frost has them laughing out loud at WTTC
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Sir David Frost has them laughing out loud at WTTC

editor editor- April 11, 2013

ABU DHABI - Sir David Frost had the audience laughing out loud, when he spoke on the last day of ... Read More

Using social media to personalize tourism’s message
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Using social media to personalize tourism’s message

editor editor- April 11, 2013

The collective opinion of a panel of technology trailblazers speaking at the popular technology and social media session held as ... Read More

Global Summit presents vision for the future of aviation
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Global Summit presents vision for the future of aviation

editor editor- April 11, 2013

Speaking in Abu Dhabi today at the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive ... Read More

To sustain destinations, travelers must have an emotional connection
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To sustain destinations, travelers must have an emotional connection

editor editor- April 11, 2013

ABU DHABI - Actress and activist, Daryl Hannah, who spoke during an eco session at the World Travel & Tourism ... Read More

Modeling tourism business after Chinese hospitality
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Modeling tourism business after Chinese hospitality

editor editor- April 11, 2013

The Vice President of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Dr. Read More

WTTC President says the time for leadership is now
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WTTC President says the time for leadership is now

editor editor- April 11, 2013

In his closing speech at the 13th WTTC Global Summit in Abu Dhabi, David Scowsill, the President & CEO of ... Read More

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