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Bartlett to Attend 110th United Nations World Tourism Organization Executive Council Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 19:05

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett is set to participate in the 110th United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council Meeting, during the period June 16 – 18, 2019 ... Read More

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:02

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured to operate with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The aircraft, ... Read More

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 19:17

Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution invites local, national and international tourists to visit the Commonwealth of Virginia as we commemorate the 400th anniversary of pivotal events that took place in ... Read More

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 15:13

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) Board of Governors for a three year-term at the 75th ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 02:34

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has named Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane as the new minister of tourism to replace Derek Hanekom. Until her appointment, Ms Mmamoloko "Nkhensani" Kubayi-Ngubane was the Minister of ... Read More

IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:05

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell 4.7% in April 2019, compared to the ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may seem detached from the realities ... Read More

In the footsteps of Leonardo in France: The enigma of the Last Supper tapestry

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 21, 2019 21:45

This is the title of the study day that was held at the Vatican Museums at the end of the restoration of the famous tapestry preserved today in the Pinacoteca ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. Last year, Colombia hosted 147 ... Read More

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 17:05

Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over to U.S.-based Delta Air Lines. ... Read More

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:55

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica will be hosting an international conference on Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management next year in Montego Bay. The Minister ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:15

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for the biennium 2019-2021. “Jamaica graciously accepts the position of Chairman ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 09:39

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met with leaders of the Guatemala Tourism ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019 08:26

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most travelers as desirable and safe. However, there is a dark ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:46

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) in ... Read More

Degrees of 521 Pakistan Airlines employees found to be fake

editor editor- May 11, 2019 00:21

by Mati-Ullah, Online Editor, DND The Pakistan Minister for the Aviation Division, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, has told the National Assembly that 609 degrees of employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 20:20

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, FlightPath9 and Fast Track, are intended to train participants for ... Read More

Italian Tourist Tax receipts in Italy: A record for 2019

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 6, 2019 21:17

The Italy City Tourist Tax for the year 2019 is foreseen to reach a new record of 600 million euro. This result is estimated by a study made by Federalberghi ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019 19:55

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, Mengi was the leading local investor in media industry, owning ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 21:11

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism Board Mr. Ncube is based in Pretoria, South Africa. In ... Read More

Air Seychelles gets ready for delivery of their first Airbus A320NEO

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019 23:17

Air Seychelles has over the past few months started to implement its training calendar in preparation for the delivery of the A320neo set for July 2019. Last week, key staff ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 11:48

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Lisbon Municipality concluded Friday in Lisbon, ... Read More

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019 21:51

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important development in Russian travel but also a fantastic opportunity for ... Read More

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:15

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be held in Addis Ababa from May 1-3, 2019. This conference ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 18:56

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong was Executive Chairman of the China Chamber of Tourism, Vice ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died in the Ethiopian Airlines Crash on ... Read More

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:32

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. After a 5-month search, the WTC voted unanimously ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 18:56

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), which concluded last ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 19:15

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister responsible for Tourism, Hon. Andrew A. Fahie and Territorial At-Large ... Read More

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 08:32

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a famous member of the global travel and tourism industry who ... Read More

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019 01:37

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and Geoffey Lipman - met as they were together at ITB ... Read More

New Chinese MA700 turboprop aircraft will roll off production line in September

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 19:15

China-developed MA700 turboprop aircraft has entered the trial-manufacturing and test phase, state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) announced today. The first MA700 is expected to roll off the production ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari among dead: What happened?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:52

The Government of Nepal issued a statement on the crash of an Air Dynasty helicopter that killed Nepal Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari  today together with 6 more, including the ... Read More

Former Seychelles president President Albert Ren passed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:37

Seychelles second and long serving President Albert Rene aged 83 died at Seychelles Hospital during in the early hours of the 27 February. At Seychelles Independence in 1976 Albert Rene ... Read More

Russia’s Northern Capital hosts 2019 Strategic Alliance of National Convention Bureaux of Europe event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 17:35

Members of the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe will hold their meeting in Russia this year, and this will be the first meeting of the Alliance ... Read More

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 15, 2019 21:04

Seychelles lost this week a veteran politician who will be missed. Rifned Jumeau, the founder of the first political party in Seychelles died on February 7 and was buried this ... Read More