Tag: financial support

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019 19:11

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are transparent on updating the situation. The Ministry of Health would ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 11:20

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda is standing as a positive example containing the spread of ... Read More

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 20:15

Ivorian Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana on 25 April 2019 presented a strategy document aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s fifth biggest tourism destination from 2025 to the African Development ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Foundation (AHLEF), today issued ... 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

Ottawa Tourism launches ThinkOttawa ambassador program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:40

Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre and Invest Ottawa are collaborating to launch a program to bring more conferences and conventions to Canada’s capital city through the creation of local ambassadors. In ... Read More

CTO provides more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing careers in tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 15:23

In an effort to provide more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing higher education and careers in the tourism industry, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation has enhanced and expanded ... Read More

South Beach Food and Wine Show to showcase Jamaica as a premier gastronomy destination

editor editor- February 21, 2019 00:35

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen center in the photo) engages Chairperson of the Tourism Linkages’ Gastronomy Network, Nicola Madden-Greig, (left) and Analyst of Tourism Networks at the Tourism ... Read More

European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 16:25

The European Tourism Manifesto for Growth and Jobs and the World Travel & Tourism Council have today declared the urgent need for a genuine recognition of the importance of tourism. ... Read More

Government of Canada invests $1 million in Charlevoix region tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 19:15

The tourism sector is a major economic driver across Canada. It helps ensure sustainable growth and creates good jobs for middle-class families, both in urban centers like Montréal as well ... Read More

EU urged to rethink funding for corrupt Moldova

editor editor- March 14, 2013 07:34

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Concern has been voiced about EU funding to Moldova after the former Soviet state was recently branded "one of the most corrupt" countries in Europe. Read More

Danish carrier Cimber Sterling declares bankruptcy

editor editor- May 5, 2012 03:08

Danish carrier Cimber Sterling has declared bankruptcy on Thursday, after its owners decided not to continue their financial support of the company. Read More