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Airports Council International cancels 2021 ACI Africa event
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Airports Council International cancels 2021 ACI Africa event

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to stomp out hope of reactivating events that had to be cancelled in 2020 due to ... Read More

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

IMEX cancelled once again
Meeting Industry News

IMEX cancelled once again

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 11, 2021

IMEX Frankfurt scheduled for May 25-27, 2021, has officially been cancelled as announced by the IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom ... Read More

International Congress and Convention Association announces new team structure
Meeting Industry News

International Congress and Convention Association announces new team structure

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 5, 2021

International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), the global association for the international meetings industry, is privileged to announce the appointment ... 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

Love to travel? Invitation to the 2020/21 WTN New Year Party
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Love to travel? Invitation to the 2020/21 WTN New Year Party

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2020

Bring your pots and pans! Share Hopes, Dreams, and Miracles! The World Tourism Network in cooperation with eTurboNews is inviting ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Italy participates in Travel Open Day Virtual
Seychelles travel news

Seychelles Tourism Board Italy participates in Travel Open Day Virtual

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 29, 2020

From December 14-16, 2020, the Seychelles Tourism Board Italy participated to the first edition of the travel virtual fair Travel ... Read More

Silent Earthquakes in Hospitality and the Erosion of Standards
Hospitality Industry News

Silent Earthquakes in Hospitality and the Erosion of Standards

Richard Adam Richard Adam- December 28, 2020

Since I can remember, there are these “The future of …..” type of thing conferences, publications and panel discussions. What ... Read More

Maharashtra Tourism: Mission Begin Again
India Travel News

Maharashtra Tourism: Mission Begin Again

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 26, 2020

“We wanted to build the hospitality industry as a core industry for the state. Likewise, with the event industry. Maharashtra ... Read More

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival Draws Close to 1 Million
Hong Kong Travel News

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival Draws Close to 1 Million

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 16, 2020

The 2020 Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival officially concluded yesterday. It was the first time the Hong Kong Tourism ... 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

Routes Americas 2022 to be held in San Antonio
Meeting Industry News

Routes Americas 2022 to be held in San Antonio

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

Routes Americas will return to the US in 2022, with San Antonio in Texas selected as the host of the ... 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

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

Shanxi Shows Its New Charm of Cultural and Tourism
Meeting Industry News

Shanxi Shows Its New Charm of Cultural and Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 16, 2020

The China International Travel Mart 2020 (CITM 2020), co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Civil Aviation Administration of China, ... Read More

The Comeback Kid of the Year for 2021 MICE industry
Meeting Industry News

The Comeback Kid of the Year for 2021 MICE industry

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 13, 2020

2020 will probably go into the history books as one of the least favorite years of many, but the 2021 ... Read More

Practical Solutions for Travel and Tourism in the Post COVID-19 Era
Cultural Travel News

Practical Solutions for Travel and Tourism in the Post COVID-19 Era

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 11, 2020

South Korea was the proud virtual venue for a high-level virtual event at the General Assembly of Amforth organized by ... Read More

International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) to shine a light
meetings.travel

International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) to shine a light

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 6, 2020

The annual global tourism investment summit in London, held in partnership with World Travel Market (WTM) will take place from ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation
Responsible Tourism News

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 4, 2020

The outstanding work of the Sandals Foundation to develop Caribbean communities and inspire hope in the lives of the region’s ... 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

ITB Berlin is canceled again: What is next for tourism?
Airline News

ITB Berlin is canceled again: What is next for tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2020

ITB Berlin 2021 is canceled. This is the second ITB not taking place. This is setting shockwaves for the global ... 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

This Convention center was generating a profit
Meeting Industry News

This Convention center was generating a profit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 26, 2020

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has today released its Annual Performance Review revealing delegates attending events at the venue ... Read More

Messe Berlin has a new CEO
Meeting Industry News

Messe Berlin has a new CEO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

In the midst of the greatest trade fair crisis of all time, Messe Berlin in Germany has appointed a new ... Read More

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms
Hawaii Travel News

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 16, 2020

Pamala Taylor is native Hawaiian. She loves visitors, and she loves her job at family owned SunIsland Hawaii, listen to ... Read More

PATA Elects New Secretary/Treasurer
People in Travel & Tourism

PATA Elects New Secretary/Treasurer

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 14, 2020

Explore Himalaya President and the former Chairman of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Nepal Chapter (2013-2018), Suman Pandey, has been ... Read More

Davos goes Bürgenstock: World Economic Forum Style
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Davos goes Bürgenstock: World Economic Forum Style

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- October 14, 2020

It came as a big surprise to everyone in Davos - The World Economic Forum (WEF). Yes, the WEF 2021 ... Read More

IMEX Group & MEET GERMANY cooperation in times of changes
Germany Travel News

IMEX Group & MEET GERMANY cooperation in times of changes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

In times of change, thinking outside the box is crucial and agile, joint action is becoming increasingly important. Following this ... Read More

China Holds First Live Green Event Since COVID-19
Meeting Industry News

China Holds First Live Green Event Since COVID-19

Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN- October 2, 2020

The demand for green technologies is constantly growing in China, as evidenced clearly at the 16th edition of the sector’s ... Read More

US Travel announces new dates for IPW 2021 in Las Vegas
Meeting Industry News

US Travel announces new dates for IPW 2021 in Las Vegas

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 30, 2020

The U.S. Travel Association today announced that IPW, its annual international inbound travel trade show, will be a live, in-person ... Read More

Meet 16 Tourism Heroes rebuilding travel on World Tourism Day
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Meet 16 Tourism Heroes rebuilding travel on World Tourism Day

editor editor- September 27, 2020

Today is World Tourism Day 2020. The global travel and tourism industry is under attack due to the COVID-19 epidemic. ... Read More

Hannover Messe in big trouble! The end for Germanys Meeting Industry?
meetings.travel

Hannover Messe in big trouble! The end for Germanys Meeting Industry?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2020

A bankruptcy of such a giant leader in the MICE industry would create shockwaves in the meeting and incentive industry. ... Read More

UNWTO Social Distancing Policy and Masks are a big NO
Breaking Travel News

UNWTO Social Distancing Policy and Masks are a big NO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 22, 2020

The UNWTO Executive Council met last week in Georgia. This was a controversial session not only because the event was ... Read More

SKAL online event gets biggest attendance in AGM history
Meeting Industry News

SKAL online event gets biggest attendance in AGM history

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- September 21, 2020

The Skål Asia AGM which due to the Covid-19 pandemic was without a home, instead the 49th SAA AGM was ... Read More

Beijing Calls for Open and Inclusive International Cooperation across Regions
China Travel News

Beijing Calls for Open and Inclusive International Cooperation across Regions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 21, 2020

With the theme of "Creativity empowers cities, technology creates the future", the Third UNESCO Creative Cities Beijing Summit, organized by ... Read More

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