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Aid for trade: perspectives on progress and the way forward

Nobel prize-winning economist, Professor Joseph Stiglitz, has called for enshrining of a “Right to Trade” in the global trading regime as a new initiative to help trade performance of the world’

Latin American leaders say region should boost trade and investment

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Latin America must address pressing economic and social challenges to ensure that it can attract the trade and investment it needs to drive growth, government leaders stres

Building capacity of developing economies to compete globally

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore in the United States, in collaboration with its partners, Golden Beach Hotels, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, and the University of Cape Coa

US cruise ship crews boost port economies by US$240 million every...

As part of the recent Crew Appreciation Day, retailers at Merritt Square implemented new earlier hours for all shoppers in order to accommodate the crew passengers who need to get back to their ships.

New travel and tourism report focuses on difficulties facing the sector

Switzerland, Austria, and Germany have the most attractive environments for developing the travel and tourism industry, according to the third annual Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report, released

WTTC announces theme for 2009 Global Travel & Tourism Summit

LISBON, Portugal - Members of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) met today with the Brazilian minister of tourism Luiz Barretto and president of Embratur Jeanine Pires, along with high-level re

‘Asian Decade’ emerging under the dark clouds of world economic woes

(eTN) - Following the onslaught of economic woes and banking losses in so-called “matured” economies and as Asian behemoths China and India becomes world economic powerhouses, is the world finally seeing the emergence of an 'Asian Decade'