Tag: females

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019 09:10

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria Guevara, President and CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council; Mark ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019 21:14

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling. However, Minister of Environment and ... Read More

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:45

Is there a difference in how American men and women travel? Does one gender travel more than the other? Does it affect where they travel? What about their age? Or ... Read More

First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 02:20

Russia’s mostly-Muslim Chechnya launched first women-only taxi service in its capital city of Grozny. The Mekhkari taxi service is supposed to become an alternative for Chechen women, who cannot travel ... Read More

Young adults still going on holiday with their parents, expect them to foot the bill

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 16:00

Many young adults are still going on holiday with their parents and expect their parents to pay for the trip. Almost half (44.9%) of British people aged between 18-34 have ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:13

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number of millennial and middle-class travellers ... Read More

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 15:32

To commemorate International Women’s Day five key developments for women in aviation last year are celebrated, as an industry historically dominated by men continues its journey to gender equality. It’s ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place for women around the world. ... Read More

Americans now opting for travel before house, marriage, kids

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 17:25

30 and 40-somethings are giving ‘early retirement’ a completely new meaning! With more disposable income, flexible hours and retirement looking very different today than it used to, the next generation ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 8, 2019 00:21

Experiential tourism was introduced in Uganda to allow visitors to actively participate in monitoring animals that live in the park using tracking devices. Read More

Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna

editor editor- January 4, 2019 22:04

USAID and Jetwing Jaffna support the Tourism Skills Committee to showcase careers in tourism. Read More

Young, self-made and female: Chinese women spearheading global luxury spending

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 19:10

Modern wealth in Asia appears to be increasingly young, self-created and… female, according to a Julius Baer report. The bank says that women, especially from China, account for the lion’s ... Read More

All-female tourist police to protect visitors in Acapulco

editor editor- June 30, 2011 06:33

A help-wanted ad in the Mexican Pacific state of Guerrero is drawing rebuke from some women's rights groups. In effect, the ad says: Read More

Three ‘S’ of Senegal tourism: Sun, sea and sex

editor editor- April 30, 2010 06:24

DAKAR, Senegal — Women — often white, European and "of a certain age" — flock solo to Senegal's shores year-round for what one hotel manager called "the three 'S's: sun, ... Read More

Malaysia bans tourist guide coed rooms

editor editor- April 20, 2009 05:09

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Female tourist guides in Malaysia have welcomed a government decision to ban them from sharing rooms with their male counterparts. Read More

Amadeus Saudi highlights role of female trainers for the travel industry

editor editor- February 23, 2009 03:35

Amadeus Saudi Arabia, a leading technology and distribution solutions provider for the travel and tourism industry, invests on training female travel agents to increase efficiency and create job oppor Read More

Nod from ministry enables female tourist guides to renew licences independently

editor editor- January 9, 2009 04:02

KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian Women Tourist Guides Association (MWTGA) has received the Tourism Ministry’s green light to become an autonomous body after its application to be affiliated with a ... Read More