Tag: donations

Skål Thailand donates school bags to poor school in Honduras

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- September 18, 2019 01:04

Skål Thailand, attending the 2019 World Congress and wanting to give back to needy causes, picked a Honduras poor school to visit. Members visited the school when they stopped over ... Read More

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:42

As a part of a panel of the 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), held on Tuesday, June 11 in New York City, Minister of Tourism, Honorable Minister Edmund ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:01

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and beyond were hitting the streets for South Korea's Gay Pride ... Read More

Rescue on Maui: Many Heroes, their Aloha Spirit, her Yoga Training and Love for Nature saved Amanda’s life on a Hawaiian Island

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 23:57

Yoga techniques came to the rescue of 35-year-old Dr. Amanda Eller in Maui, allowing her to survive 17 days when she got lost on a hiking trail deep in Maui's ... Read More

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 16:45

Today, the Lufthansa Group officially launched help alliance Americas as a sub-organization of its long-standing aid organization, help alliance worldwide. help alliance is the aid organization of the Lufthansa Group ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they can to help the affected ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

editor editor- March 22, 2019 21:32

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s recently announced 2019 Sustainability Plan: eliminating single-use plastic products; reducing ... Read More

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 15:05

ITB’s LGBT+ segment features the world’s largest exhibition of tourism products for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and diverse identities of any show in the world: from 6 to 10 March ... Read More

Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold

editor editor- February 6, 2019 21:14

Sir Albert Hotel Amsterdam is a sophisticated destination located right in the heart of the capital’s De Pijp district. Green Globe awarded Sir Albert Gold status in January this year, ... Read More

Holland America: O, The Oprah Magazine cruise raised $6M for cancer support

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 01:05

In recognition of World Cancer Day today, Holland America Line announced that during the recent O, The Oprah Magazine "Girls' Getaway" cruise aboard Nieuw Statendam Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

editor editor- January 23, 2019 21:04

Green Globe recently recertified Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai after a comprehensive audit was undertaken by the property. Read More

South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network committed to safeguarding the region

editor editor- December 19, 2018 22:17

The South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network is bringing together like-minded stakeholders from across the region, including individuals, businesses, government agencies, and experts. Read More

United Reports November 2018 Operational Performance

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 11:34

United Airlines (UAL) today reported November 2018 operational results. UAL's November 2018 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 7.1 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 5.5 percent versus ... Read More

Massive Red Cross relief response spans ten states

editor editor- November 2, 2012 05:02

WASHINGTON, DC - Thousands of American Red Cross disaster workers are providing aid and comfort to people affected by Superstorm Sandy. Read More

Las Vegas charities benefit from IMEX America and The Estoril Congress Center of Portugal

editor editor- December 21, 2011 05:34

As part of an ongoing commitment to giving back to local communities, and following the October 2011 Las Vegas debut of its new trade show for events, meetings, and incentive ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Japan shares the aloha spirit at relief center in Japan

editor editor- April 21, 2011 08:06

On behalf of our marketing contractor, Hawai'i Tourism Japan (HTJ), we would like to say mahalo to the many business who generously donated to HTJ's first relief drive on April ... Read More

European Tour Operators Association sends message to Japan

editor editor- March 19, 2011 03:30

Thomas Jenkins, Executive Director of the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA), has written to Mr. Akira Kanai, Chairman of JATA (Japanese Association of Travel Agents). Read More

India reinforces Seychelles anti-piracy operations with new aircraft donations

editor editor- July 20, 2010 01:09

The government of India has pledged a donation of 3 new air surveillance assets to the Seychelles - 1 Dornier surveillance aircraft and 2 Chetak helicopters. Read More

Friend a Gorilla campaign needs fresh impetus

editor editor- May 28, 2010 02:10

UGANDA - Following the visit of Simon Curtis last week to Uganda, aimed to produce a documentary film about the endangered mountain gorillas, further details have come to light about ... Read More

Miami Tourism Cares program launches

editor editor- February 3, 2010 06:21

In cooperation with The American Red Cross, "Miami Tourism Cares" will provide immediate and long-term aid to Haiti through the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB), which is spearheadin Read More

United Airlines Foundation will match American Red Cross donations for Haiti

editor editor- January 15, 2010 04:56

Among the several initiatives United Airlines has in place to support the earthquake relief efforts in Haiti, the airlines' foundation is matching up to a total of US$50,000 to the ... Read More

Travel insurance company sets the bar for corporate social responsibility

editor editor- January 7, 2010 08:06

WorldNomads.com is setting the travel services industry bar for corporate social responsibility. Read More

UN health effort to get boost from airline tickets sales

editor editor- September 24, 2009 05:24

MINNEAPOLIS — Travelers will soon have the chance to donate $2 or more to help fight AIDS in developing countries when they buy an airline ticket. Read More

Green Expo 09 exhibitors donate to Bahrain charity

editor editor- March 16, 2009 06:49

Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA) presented boxes of gluten-free Quinoa cookies, energy drinks, soda, and flavored water to The Palm Association on behalf of the companies who participa Read More

WorldNomads.com and Footprints donations reach half million dollar milestone

editor editor- November 13, 2008 03:39

On World Responsible Tourism Day, WorldNomads.com’s social responsibility program, Footprints, has announced that it has now raised $500,000 from more than 180,000 micro donations since its inceptio Read More

Disney’s philanthropy reaches Uganda

editor editor- July 11, 2008 08:22

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Disney World’s Animal Kingdom recently sent a team to Uganda to participate in the 10th anniversary event of the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, which hosted a ... Read More