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News and updates are relevant to members of the African Tourism Board.   What is important for the African Travel and Tourism Industry. Making Africa the destination of choice for international visitors. The official African Tourism Board Association News.

UNWTO set to bribe 34 Countries over Dinner, Georgia Style
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

UNWTO set to bribe 34 Countries over Dinner, Georgia Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2021

In a top-secret move by the World Tourism Organization, a dinner designed to bribe 34 countries was just added to ... Read More

How you can influence the future of Aviation?
Airline News

How you can influence the future of Aviation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2021

The World Tourism Network emerged out of a grassroots initiatives known as rebuilding.travel. Aviation veteran Vijay Poonoosamy, a former VP ... Read More

Egypt wants to have tourism come back, but safely
African Tourism Board News

Egypt wants to have tourism come back, but safely

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2021

In Egypt out of 1,200 hotels, 700 have licenses to operate under current health restrictions due to COVID-19 Read More

21 Incredible Reasons to Replace UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab  Pololikashvili
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

21 Incredible Reasons to Replace UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2021

Today former UNWTO Executive Director for many years, Mr. Carlos Vogeler gave 21 Important Reasons which make it necessary to ... Read More

Seychelles Records First COVID-19 death
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles Records First COVID-19 death

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2021

Sidney Vincent Pilay becomes first fatality in Seychelles of COVID-19People in Seychelles alarmedList of countries left with no COVID-19 death ... Read More

Dr. Taleb Rifai is the new Secretary-General
People in Travel & Tourism

Dr. Taleb Rifai is the new Secretary-General

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2021

World Tourism Forum Institute appoints new Secretary-General | Former UNWTO SG Dr. Taleb Rifai accept the position of Secretary-General of ... Read More

World Tourism Network urges Kuleana for 2021
Travel Associations News

World Tourism Network urges Kuleana for 2021

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2020

Responsibility Creates Opportunities Tourism is going through a tough new reality that needs a new response For those of us ... Read More

African Tourism Board President End of Year Message
African Tourism Board News

African Tourism Board President End of Year Message

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2020

Alain St.Ange, President of the African Tourism Board and the former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine of ... Read More

A Fresh Wind brings Excitement to the African Tourism Board
African Tourism Board News

A Fresh Wind brings Excitement to the African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2020

The African Tourism Board is ready to welcome the New Year with a fresh approach, new ideas, and new partnerships. ... Read More

World Tourism Network wants Travel and Tourism on hold
International Visitor News

World Tourism Network wants Travel and Tourism on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2020

The World Tourism Network in alignment with the African Tourism Board (ATB)is urging the public to limit travel to essential ... Read More

Names of 35 Tourism Ministers UNWTO is targeting to influence elections
Breaking Travel News

Names of 35 Tourism Ministers UNWTO is targeting to influence elections

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 17, 2020

So far tourism ministers in these 35 countries had been quiet. One minister told eTurboNews off the record: "Why would ... Read More

Prime Minister of Eswatini dies from COVID-19 in South African hospital
Eswatini Travel News

Prime Minister of Eswatini dies from COVID-19 in South African hospital

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 14, 2020

Ambrose Dlamini, the Prime Minister of Eswatini, who tested positive for coronavirus four weeks ago, has died at age 52 ... Read More

WTN temporarily suspends the Safer Tourism Seal
African Tourism Board News

WTN temporarily suspends the Safer Tourism Seal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2020

World Tourism Network (WTN) is temporarily suspending awarding the Safer Tourism Seal. Current applications will be worked on after the ... Read More

World Tourism Network panel includes HE Sheikha Mai
Accessible Travel

World Tourism Network panel includes HE Sheikha Mai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2020

Yesterday the World Tourism Network invited Her Excellency Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, Bahrain to its high-level launch panel. ... Read More

Peace Through Tourism: How Louis D’Amore spread the virus?
Tourism News

Peace Through Tourism: How Louis D’Amore spread the virus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2020

Louis D'Amore is a hero and was awarded this honor by World Tourism Network. Lous D'Amore is the president and ... Read More

WTTC has a friend in Bahrain in the fight for Tourism Survival
Travel Associations News

WTTC has a friend in Bahrain in the fight for Tourism Survival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2020

The new magic word to aid in global Travel & Tourism’s fight for survival  is called SSTJ. WTTC says SSTJ ... Read More

Former UNWTO Chiefs had enough! Member Countries put on notice
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Former UNWTO Chiefs had enough! Member Countries put on notice

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2020

Shame on UNWTO Secretary-General Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili was the headline on eTurboNews three days ago. Three days later two former ... Read More

World Tourism Network Launch: Just Amazing
Travel News

World Tourism Network Launch: Just Amazing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2020

This month is the launch of the World Tourism Network (WTN). Born from the popular rebuilding.travel discussion, World Tourism Network ... Read More

Tanzania Named Most Fascinating African Destination
Tanzania Travel and Tourism News

Tanzania Named Most Fascinating African Destination

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 5, 2020

Participants at the first Africa Tourism Day held on November 26 in Nigeria voted Tanzania as the most exciting and ... Read More

Adolf Hitler wins local election in Namibia
Namibia travel news

Adolf Hitler wins local election in Namibia

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

According to the reports from Namibia, a former German colony, a man named Adolf Hitler has won local election in ... Read More

WHO: African nations ‘far from ready’ for COVID-19 vaccination drive
African Tourism Board News

WHO: African nations ‘far from ready’ for COVID-19 vaccination drive

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 28, 2020

Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa highlighted the importance of strong planning and preparation for successful inoculations against COVID-19. ... Read More

Africa Tourism Day: An all star celebration just finished
Breaking Travel News

Africa Tourism Day: An all star celebration just finished

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 27, 2020

The Africa Tourism Day on November 26 just finished with a 4-hour virtual event organized by Desigo Tourism Development Company ... Read More

Africa Tourism Day Lines Up World Tourism Gurus
African Tourism Board News

Africa Tourism Day Lines Up World Tourism Gurus

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 25, 2020

Former Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Dr. Taleb Rifai and the former Minister for Tourism ... Read More

African Diaspora Tourism Key for Africa
African Tourism Board News

African Diaspora Tourism Key for Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 21, 2020

Tourist companies, individuals, and organizations with passion on the continent’s tourist attractions and heritages are all set to celebrate for ... Read More

Key Personalities Lined Up for First Africa Tourism Day
African Tourism Board News

Key Personalities Lined Up for First Africa Tourism Day

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 17, 2020

Prominent and key personalities are all set to speak during the forthcoming and first Africa Tourism Day (ATD) event to ... Read More

Essence of African music in tourism ahead of Africa Tourism Day
African Tourism Board News

Essence of African music in tourism ahead of Africa Tourism Day

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 16, 2020

Rich in wildlife resources, natural heritages and pristine beaches, Africa is counted the leading continent in the world for its ... Read More

Africa Tourism Day set for grand celebration this month
African Tourism Board News

Africa Tourism Day set for grand celebration this month

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 11, 2020

Recognizing the position of the African continent in the world tourism map, the Africa Tourism Day will be celebrated for ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operator assumes chairmanship of African Travel and Tourism Association
Travel Associations News

Tanzanian tour operator assumes chairmanship of African Travel and Tourism Association

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- November 9, 2020

A Tanzanian, John Corse, has been unanimously elected the chairman of African Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA). Mr. Corse is ... Read More

African Tourism Board marks two years of success
African Tourism Board News

African Tourism Board marks two years of success

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 5, 2020

The African Tourism Board is celebrating two years after its impressive soft launching and introduction to the global tourism arena ... Read More

African Tourism Board Birthday Party with Aloha
African Tourism Board News

African Tourism Board Birthday Party with Aloha

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 4, 2020

Tomorrow, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is celebrating its two-year anniversary after its soft launch during the 2018 World Travel ... Read More

Namibia first African nation visited by UNWTO since start of COVID-19 pandemic
Namibia travel news

Namibia first African nation visited by UNWTO since start of COVID-19 pandemic

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 4, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has paid a first visit to an African Member State since the ... Read More

Emirates CEO predicts Global Aviation: You are part of it!
Airline News

Emirates CEO predicts Global Aviation: You are part of it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 3, 2020

Sir Tim Clark is ready to share is vision, how will the aviation industry will be shaping and look like ... Read More

Iceland, Argentina, Turks and Caicos, Kazakhstan and Colombia adopt first global safety and hygiene stamp
Breaking Travel News

Iceland, Argentina, Turks and Caicos, Kazakhstan and Colombia adopt first global safety and hygiene stamp

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2020

Iceland, Argentina, Kazakhstan, Colombia and Turks and Caicos are the latest major destinations to adopt the World Travel & Tourism ... Read More

World Tourism Network (WTN) is your voice in a new Travel Industry
Travel Associations News

World Tourism Network (WTN) is your voice in a new Travel Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2020

A new organization for the travel and tourism industry has been making headlines. The World Tourism Network (WTN) already established ... Read More

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