Tag: cultural tourism

Cultural Tourism in northern Tanzania gets eco-tourism gear for tourists

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 29, 2020 02:58

In an effort to spur tourism in sprawling rural northern Tanzania, a non-profit organization has furnished the Longido Cultural Tourism Program (LCTP) with the equipment to strengthen its efficiency. Oikos ... Read More

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 07:49

The Emerald Bay Hotel opens to the public today, offering tourists a premium hospitality service while visiting the newly opened Yunnan Cambrian Town Happy World. Celebrated as one of the ... Read More

Catalan Tourist Board launches UK campaign to promote Year of Cultural Tourism 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:30

The Catalan Tourist Board is targeting UK consumers with a new campaign to drive awareness of its cultural product during the Year of Cultural Tourism 2019. The multi-channel campaign launching ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 23:43

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent by international travelers compared to 39.1 billion euros in 2017, ... Read More

Las Vegas hosts 2019 US-China Cultural Tourism Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 18:40

The 2019 US-China Cultural Tourism Festival opened Friday in Las Vegas, Nevada, aiming to expand cultural and tourism exchanges between the two countries. The three-day festival consists of various themes, ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 20:25

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the new Executive Director for the ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:55

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the new Executive Director for the ... Read More

China launches world’s first 5G smart hotel

editor editor- April 17, 2019 01:48

A strategic cooperation agreement was signed today to create the world's first 5G smart hotel in China by InterContinental Shenzhen, Shenzhen Telecom, and Huawei. By introducing the hotel industry’s first ... Read More

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:15

Starting on April 15, Istanbul – Marrakech – Istanbul direct flights will be commenced five days of a week as Turkish Airlines reinforces its title of flying to more international ... Read More

Seychelles present at 25th Edition of International Mediterranean Tourism Market

editor editor- March 8, 2019 20:20

Destination Seychelles makes a first footprint on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea as the Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Mr. Didier Dogley met with ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

editor editor- February 27, 2019 02:04

Camille Fergusson, the executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has been elected to the U.S. Travel Association’s Board of Directors as an At-Large Director, the ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:15

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, and in the Medellín Statement on Tourism and Air Transport ... Read More

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association to honor Miami tourism pioneer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 01:15

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) will present the Hanns Ebensten Hall of Fame Award to George Neary, a longtime advocate for LGBTQ+ tourism, during its 36th Annual Global Convention ... Read More

Ukraine 2019: The year of quality & excellence in tourism

editor editor- January 7, 2019 21:04

The National Tourism Organization of Ukraine wants travelers to know that it is open for tourism on all fronts. Read More

Homegrown properties: A solution for Seychelles shortage of hotel rooms?

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:08

According to a report by Alain St. Ange, the former minister of tourism for Seychelles, Seychelles is facing a difficult situation in its need for missing hotel rooms. Airlines are ... Read More

Wanda Hotels & Resorts unveils new hotel brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 11:05

Wanda Hotels & Resorts held a launch ceremony and gala dinner to unveil Wanda Moments, a premium mid-scale hotel brand, and announced the newly upgraded guest loyalty program – Wanda ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for greater harmonization of tourism and culture

editor editor- December 6, 2018 14:06

Speaking on the Ministerial panel in Istanbul yesterday, Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett asserted that tourism was but the marketing of culture. Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 07:21

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. ... Read More

Mauritius joins Seychelles in coastal tree planting

editor editor- August 18, 2012 00:59

Seychelles rehabilitation of its coastal zone has been given an additional boost with the planting of a number of trees on the island of La Digue by the Mauritian Minister ... Read More

Art&Tourism: relaunching culture in Italy and throughout the world

editor editor- May 10, 2012 08:02

We need a real Copernican revolution in the relationship between development and culture. Read More

First fair in the world dedicated to cultural tourism

editor editor- May 9, 2012 06:41

After months of preparation, Art&Tourism, the first event in the world entirely dedicated to cultural tourism, is getting ready for its long-awaited debut on the international scene - ten days ... Read More

Seychelles continues to shape its cultural tourism

editor editor- April 27, 2012 05:40

With the increasing demand of unique destination experiences, Seychelles continues to shape its country's brand of cultural tourism by unveiling the first edition of the International Music Festival - Read More

Mauritius and Seychelles to consolidate cultural ties

editor editor- March 31, 2012 07:08

The Mauritian Minister of Arts and Culture, Mookhesswur Choone, has pledged his support to open new areas of cultural cooperation with the Seychelles. Read More

Italy and Tunisia closer than ever

editor editor- March 12, 2012 04:08

ITALY (eTN) - The countries of Italy and Tunisia will sign an agreement for cultural tourism. Read More

World-renowned Russian Violist returns to Seychelles

editor editor- December 22, 2011 03:48

Yuri Bashmet, the world-renowned Russian Violist and conductor is in the Seychelles for his second classical tour. Read More

Development of cultural tourism in Botswana

editor editor- November 23, 2011 07:53

Various heritage stakeholders are paving the way for sustainable development and management of Botswana's cultural and natural heritage resources. Read More

Seychelles State House opens for tours

editor editor- September 29, 2011 06:23

To mark the 100th anniversary of the State House and Seychelles Tourism Week, the Seychelles Office of the President launched its "Tourist Day" for visits every Wednesday of the week ... Read More

Ecotourism works even deeper in Uzbekistan

editor editor- August 26, 2011 06:41

UZBEKISTAN (eTN) - My quest for finding ecotourism and cultural tourism examples in Uzbekistan compelled me to continue my travel. Read More

President of Kenya discusses importance of travel and tourism

editor editor- June 28, 2011 07:06

Joining the UNWTO/WTTC Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign, Kenya President Mwai Kibaki recognized tourism as “a great opportunity to learn from one another and share different traditions and cultur Read More

World Tourism Organization highlights global cultural tourism

editor editor- June 21, 2011 04:23

World Tourism Day 2011 will be celebrated under the theme Tourism – Linking Cultures, an opportunity to highlight tourism’s role in bringing the cultures of the world together and promoting ... Read More

Former king’s palace at center of new culture tourism drive

editor editor- June 15, 2011 01:54

(eTN) - Today is the launch of Rwanda’s new "Cultural Tourism" product, when the rehabilitated and refurbished former palace and residence of the late King Mutara III Rudahingwa is being ... Read More

Cultural tourism gets a boost in Seychelles

editor editor- June 3, 2011 03:31

The Russian and French embassies in the Seychelles have joined forces to bring to Seychelles a Franco–Russian Concert of popular songs. Read More

Preserving the past for the future of tourism in India

editor editor- April 13, 2011 07:57

(eTN) - Thanks to the relative calm and increasingly improving security measures across tourist hotspots, India posted a record number of arrivals of 5.58 million last year with a growth ... Read More

Imo community steps up cultural tourism

editor editor- November 13, 2009 04:32

Emma Okereke — Leaders of Uvuru clan in Aboh Mbaise local government area of Imo state have announced their intention to utilize their culture for the sustenance of peace and ... Read More

Special tour package for Muslim travelers offered by Thai Airways

editor editor- August 21, 2009 05:58

Thai Airways has expanded their Royal Orchid Holiday program to include a very special package for Muslim travelers. Read More