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Seychelles makes remarkable presence at Spain’s FITUR 2020

editor editor- January 29, 2020 21:49

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) started the year on a high note for the destination as it took to the city of Madrid in Spain for the five-day International Tourism ... Read More

Palladium Hotel Group announces new President & CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020 19:01

Palladium Hotel Group celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and has chosen the Feria Internacional de Turismo (FITUR) to make the most prominent announcement of new president and CEO. Abel ... Read More

UNWTO recognizes ‘Accessible Tourist Destinations’ at FITUR

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2020 15:17

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Fundación ONCE celebrated the best ‘Accessible Tourist Destinations’, at FITUR, the tourism trade fair in Madrid. These are distinctions granted by the two entities ... Read More

Spanish hoteliers to buy more local products in Jamaica

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2020 15:34

Spanish Hotel interests this morning, while noting the importance of quality, good pricing and consistency, committed to expand their purchasing and support for local products and services as Jamaica’s tourism ... Read More

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:19

The next edition of FITUR, organised by IFEMA, will take place at Feria de Madrid from the 22 to 26 January 2020, and is looking to once again become the ... Read More

African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 05:46

Red Rocks Cultural Center in Rwanda founder Greg Bakunzi today was appointed as the latest board member of the African Tourism Board. He is a star in African Tourism with a ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 07:56

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian refugees, but at the FITUR trade show in Madrid last month ... Read More

Seychelles represented at FITUR the International Tourism Trade fair in Madrid

editor editor- February 4, 2019 23:36

Destination Seychelles kicked off the year on a good note in Spain, as it makes its presence count at the International Tourism Fair organized by IFEMA, FITUR, held in the ... Read More

Grupo Piñero earned close to US$1 billion in 2018

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:24

Grupo Piñero, parent company of Bahia Principe –all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean - reported its 2018 financial results at the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) in Madrid, Spain, including posting an ... Read More

Spanish investors on board with Jamaica training and pension scheme

editor editor- January 29, 2019 00:40

The largest block of Spanish hoteliers and investors, Inverotel, has indicated they are fully on board with training through the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) as well as the ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive destinations. Sierra Leone is on a penetrative entry strategy for ... Read More

What is challenging the hotel industry this year?

editor editor- January 26, 2019 02:22

The increase in mobile traffic and the importance of metasearch engines, the emergence of voice searches and the need to respond to an always-connected user are the main hotel industry ... Read More

New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)

editor editor- January 26, 2019 02:07

The gay segment, which makes up more than 10% of tourists worldwide, is responsible for almost 16% of total travel expenditure. Read More

MICE gains ground in FITUR

editor editor- January 25, 2019 21:36

This year, FITUR launched FITUR MITM - MICE & BUSINESS, a two-day workshop dedicated to business tourism. Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister wins Global Tourism Innovation Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 20:20

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett is the recipient of the Inaugural Chairman’s Award for Global Tourism Innovation at the just concluded Travvy Awards. The Global Tourism Innovation award ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister secures $750 million in hotel investment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 20:15

Following discussions with two major Spanish Hotel chains, H10 and Princess Resorts, Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett has secured USD750Million in investment. The investment will see the construction of ... Read More

New WTTC report identifies global megatrends for travel and tourism 

editor editor- January 23, 2019 23:42

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council identifies opportunities and risks for travel and tourism.  Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain

editor editor- January 22, 2019 21:18

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett travels to Spain today to participate in FITUR. Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, organized by IFEMA. This year’s ... Read More

Brazil’s Ceará to receive Silvia Zorzanello Award at 2019 Fitur

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:07

The State of Ceará (Brazil) will receive the Silvia Zorzanello Award during the 2019 Fitur, which will take place from January 23rd to 27th in Madrid. The award is a ... Read More

UNWTO announces activities at FITUR 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 15:30

Inauguration of a tourism innovation hub, the final stage of the 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition, the 10th Edition of The Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa, understanding the ... Read More

Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2019 10:22

UNWTO may be on its way to a new home in China or Georgia. UNWTO was a guest in Spain since 1974. Spain has been enjoying a permanent seat in ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018 23:17

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to promote the destination, adding its brand to the FITUR brand. Read More

Why Iran is important for UNWTO Secretary General  Zurab Pololikashvili?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 20, 2018 07:14

The Islamic Republic of Iran is an important country for the UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. Iran is a member of the UNWTO Executive Council and if Pololikashvili wants to run for his second ... Read More

10 finalists announced in 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 05:30

The 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition is a pioneering initiative that has identified emerging companies at the forefront of the transformation of the tourism sector and the promotion of innovation ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary General and Seychelles Tourism Minister meet in Madrid

editor editor- February 4, 2013 04:17

In Madrid this week, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, met with Mr. Read More

Seychelles sends delegation to FITUR Tourism Trade Fair

editor editor- February 1, 2013 00:23

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, is in Madrid leading a small delegation to the FITUR Tourism Trade Fair. Read More

UNWTO events at FITUR in Spain

editor editor- January 16, 2013 02:57

A tourism investment forum for Africa and a debate on tourism prospects in the Middle East and North Africa are among the many UNWTO events planned for the International Tourism ... Read More

The Seychelles Islands…accessible as never before

editor editor- January 20, 2012 05:24

Seychelles has taken the opportunity to launch its new tourism campaign, “The Seychelles Islands…accessible as never before,” at the FITUR tourism fair in Madrid, held between January 18-22, 201 Read More

Spanish royal family shows support of tourism

editor editor- January 19, 2012 05:01

Their Royal Highnesses Don Felipe de Borbón and Doña Letizia Ortiz, the Prince and Princess of Asturias, have been entrusted with inaugurating the next edition of FITUR. Read More

World Tourism Organization to hold activities at International Tourism Trade Fair

editor editor- December 20, 2011 08:58

Signaling the beginning of the international tourism calendar for 2012, UNWTO will hold a number of activities at the International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR, addressing key issues facing the sector ... Read More

FITUR 2012 announces staging of second edition of FITUR LGBT

editor editor- November 8, 2011 07:10

The exhibition area devoted to the LGBT tourism segment, which is organized in collaboration with Diversity Consulting and enjoys the support of the Madrid City Council Tourism Department through the Read More

Protestors calling for Botswana tourism boycott

editor editor- January 24, 2011 05:38

Visitors to the international tourism fair in Madrid were today met with Survival protestors calling for a boycott of tourism to Botswana. Read More

Seizing tourism investment opportunities in Africa

editor editor- January 14, 2011 02:24

For the second year running, the Tourism Investment Forum for Africa (INVESTOUR), held at the international tourism trade fair FITUR 2011, will increase the visibility of Africa as a tourism ... Read More

UNWTO to present portfolio of technical assistance at FITUR

editor editor- January 11, 2011 03:05

The wide range of products and services which constitute the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) technical assistance portfolio will be officially presented at the international tourism trade fair, Read More