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Glasgow Green: University of Glasgow unveils plan to cut business travel carbon emissions

Harry Johnson Harry Johnson- March 1, 2021 18:45

University staff will be encouraged to avoid travel wherever possible, to choose public ground transport over flying, to consider their transport options during funding applications, and to maximize the outcomes ... Read More

St. Eustatius is the home of the Caribbean’s first planetarium

Harry Johnson Harry Johnson- February 25, 2021 23:52

This is an educational project spearheaded by Jaap Vreling and Mr. Ishmael Berkel. Jaap teaches at the University of Amsterdam and was part of the Dutch Research Group of Astronomy ... Read More

Vaccine, Tourism, Politics: A Realistic View by a Minister, who is Resilient and a Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2021 07:56

Organization in charge of global tourism like UNWTO had been criticized to act helpless in addressing the global COVID-19 crisis the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre takes the ... Read More

Elephants are starving in Thailand and Tourism is to Blame

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2021 08:15

Besides people also Elephants are fighting for survival. This is true in resort cities like Pattaya, Thailand. Read More

Brazilian Tourism Minister: COVID is a Punishment by God for the Carnival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2021 23:00

COVID-19 is no longer the Chinese Virus, but the Brazilian Virus God invented to punish Brazil for having the Brazilian Carnival. Read More

Tourism students learning from Skal Bangkok leaders

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 13, 2021 19:32

Besides have the opportunity to network with leaders of Skal Bangkok, tourism students got to see first-hand how protocols due to COVID-19 are being carried out in hotels and at ... Read More

Can China soon predict Earthquakes?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 8, 2021 07:55

Predicting earthquakes may safe massive death and disaster. The answer may come from China by AETA Read More

Visit the Old City of Jerusalem Today and Virtually

The Media Line The Media Line- February 7, 2021 22:42

Walking the old town of Jerusalem is a trip most won't forget. Since COVID-19 is closing the world, this visit is available virtually. Read More

Sandals Resorts Announces Scholarship and Conservation Effort

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- February 4, 2021 00:26

In one of his first initiatives as Sandals Resorts International’s Executive Chairman, Adam Stewart has announced the creation of The Gordon "Butch" Stewart Tourism & Hospitality Scholarship, fostering the power of education ... Read More

Importance of Online Discussion Boards in Learning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2021 09:14

We are living in the digital age, where everything is a click away. The ICT age has had a significant influence on many sectors, including education. Learning is moving to ... Read More

Successful Tourism Leadership Demands Dynamic and Innovative Education and Training

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 29, 2021 06:11

Dr. Marianna Sigala, Professor, University of South Australia Business School is the guest of today's Q&A by World Tourism Network. Moderated by Dr. Elinor Garely. Read More

Destination DC launches new website

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 26, 2021 22:48

Visitation to Washington, DC in 2021 has inspired new and engaging content and immersive design at the official Washington tourism website. Read More

Washington DC is too quiet! I feel safe but scared!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2021 00:50

My house is three minutes walk from the White House for 30 years. I welcomed visitors from every continent. I just came back from a walk. My city is quiet, ... Read More

UNWTO set to bribe 34 Countries over Dinner, Georgia Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 16, 2021 12:05

In a top-secret move by the World Tourism Organization, a dinner designed to bribe 34 countries was just added to the official UNWTO Election program yesterday. Spanish celebrity chef Dani ... Read More

In Memory of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Sandals Resorts

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2021 21:10

The World Tourism Network mourns the death of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, A Tourism Visionary and founder of Sandals Resorts was a Hero from Jamaica. Stewart was 79 years old and ... Read More

UNICEF on the future of children in this world

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 1, 2021 23:25

Fiji welcomed the first baby of the new year and the United States the last one.UNICEF estimates an 84-year average life expectancy for the 140 million children it projects will be born ... Read More

SUNx Malta to Stage First Strong Earth Youth Summit (SEYS)

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 23, 2020 01:54

SUNx Malta will host the first ever climate friendly youth travel summit in April 2021. The ‘Strong Earth Youth Summit’ (SEYS) will include lectures, workshops and other educational activities aimed ... Read More

World Tourism Network Launch: Just Amazing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2020 02:24

This month is the launch of the World Tourism Network (WTN). Born from the popular discussion, World Tourism Network is the long-overdue voice of small- and medium-sized travel and ... Read More

How to re-enchant tourism

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 6, 2020 20:50

With the now real potential for a vaccine we can begin to this about tourism post the pandemic.  After Covid-19 becomes a tragic chapter in the history of tourism industry ... Read More

Travelling without moving – Europe travels to Hannover

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 6, 2020 20:32

Digital tours in 360° format make it happen: Currently, the Herrenhäuser Gärten, the Nanas, Marienburg castle, the exhibition grounds and the New Town Hall are travelling through Germany and Europe. Within Germany, the multimedia ... Read More

Evidence: Wearing masks saves lives

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- November 29, 2020 20:04

 Ontario's doctors say that wearing a mask or other face covering is one of the easiest and most effective things everyone can do to stop the spread of COVID and ... Read More

Frankfurt UAS founds Institute for Aviation and Tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 27, 2020 23:31

In the winter semester 2020/21, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS) has founded the "Institute for Aviation and Tourism" (IAT). "We would like to use the expertise of Frankfurt ... Read More

The “Tourism Wi” Campaign Continues with the Youth of Seychelles

editor editor- November 27, 2020 20:41

As part of the “Tourism Wi” campaign, activities engaging with the youth of the island nation of Seychelles have taken place over the past few weeks. Educators from some 20 ... Read More

Africa Tourism Day: An all star celebration just finished

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 27, 2020 08:29

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

Qatar Airways launches its first exclusive global program for students

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020 15:41

Qatar Airways has launched a global program exclusive to students worldwide. Student Club is powered by the airline’s loyalty program, Qatar Airways Privilege Club, and offers a range of benefits ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 4, 2020 02:32

The outstanding work of the Sandals Foundation to develop Caribbean communities and inspire hope in the lives of the region’s people has once again been recognized as it was named ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2020 10:04

A new organization for the travel and tourism industry has been making headlines. The World Tourism Network (WTN) already established a strong base of known leaders including 24 tourism ministers ... Read More

First Tourism Hero from Malaysia recognized has a German connection

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 25, 2020 21:33

World Tourism Network today confirmed Mr. Rudolf Herrmann from Penang, Malaysia as the latest tourism hero. Mr. Herrmann is now joining the International Hall of Tourism Heroes with 18 members ... Read More

First Face-to-Face Forum between Gulf, Israeli Women a Hit

The Media Line The Media Line- October 19, 2020 22:59

The newly-established Gulf-Israel Women’s Forum has kicked-off, with participation by the first female Emirati life coach; a deputy mayor of Jerusalem; a Hebrew-literate Emirati who is co-authoring a kosher cookbook; ... Read More

Singapore can’t wait around for a vaccine to reopen travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 11, 2020 21:03

Ong Ye Kung, the minister of Transport for Singapore explained that his country can't wait around for a vaccine. Ong Ye Kung MP is served as the Minister for Transport ... Read More

How the travel and tourism industry can survive Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020 19:45

In a historic first, G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan to save the embattled Travel & Tourism sector and 100m ... Read More

Financial Essentials You Need to Get Right in Your Life

editor editor- October 1, 2020 10:58

Taking charge of your finances is one of the most important and essential things you can do in your life, and this is something you need to get better at. ... Read More

PATA online training is now free

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 21, 2020 19:16

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the PATA eLearning Platform for travel agents, tourism professionals, and destination marketers who want to refresh their ... Read More

2020 PATA Youth Symposium: Empowering youths for the future

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 17, 2020 09:46

The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘The Future of Travel’, will take place alongside the first-ever Virtual PATA Travel Mart 2020. This year’s Youth Symposium has been designed ... Read More

COVID-19 Concerns and Confusion Over Resuming School in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- September 15, 2020 02:02

The main COVID-19 concerns getting attention in Italy are the lack of masks and a dispute regarding the detection of the temperature of students of all ages and the self-certification ... Read More

Safe Travels Stamp, Safer Tourism Seal or both?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 4, 2020 01:42

"The Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC and the Safer Tourism Seal by Rebuilding Travel are complementary and not in competition," says Alain St. Ange, current candidate for president of Seychelles, ... Read More