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WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019 00:41

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong Universal Network, announced today a partnership to jointly develop a special ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 02:24

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” on Earth Day 2019, Professor Geoffrey Lipman co-founder SUNx, calls ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 09:06

The two arms of the African Tourism Board had their official launch event yesterday at the Cape Town International Convention Center Conference Theatre during World Tavel Market Africa. The African ... Read More

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 08:42

The African Tourism Board is ready to be launched in Cape Town on Thursday during the upcoming World Travel Market at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Conference Theatre. A president ... Read More

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:52

Speaking today at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder and President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), a travel and tourism coalition of ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:20

The African Tourism Board Launch at the World Travel Market in Cape Town on April 11 will be the place Brussels based Professor Geoffrey Lipman will reveal his Climate Friendly ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 02:05

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming visible. The first African Tourism Board (ATB) is about to be ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and the signature “African Earth Lung” ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019 06:13

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, 2019 from 1530-1730 hours, an ... Read More

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019 01:37

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and Geoffey Lipman - met as they were together at ITB ... Read More

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin is teaming up with SUNx ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

editor editor- March 5, 2019 23:50

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departs the island today to participate in the International Tourism Bourse (ITB), in Berlin, Germany, where he has been invited to be a guest ... Read More

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 3, 2019 23:45

Deep down, most people know, Travel & Tourism must respond to the eXistential challenge of Climate Change, must fully align with the Paris Agreement targets, and must play a leading ... Read More

SUNx & EXO Foundation announce Climate Scholarship Program for SE Asia

editor editor- December 14, 2018 14:04

An SDG 17 Partnership, for Climate-Friendly Travel, was announced on December 14 at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. Read More

SUNx & Ingle International Announce SDG-17 Climate Resilience Partnership

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 12:14

A Climate Resilience partnership, focussed on creating 100,000 Strong Climate Champions by 2030 was announced today at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. The partnership, which was made in the spirit ... Read More

The “big daddy” of tourism organizations speaks

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 17, 2013 12:20

The global travel and tourism industry cannot contend that Geoffrey Lipman is an industry luminary who has held key positions in some of the biggest trade organizations today. Read More

International Hotel & Restaurant Association recognized ICTP President Geoffrey Lipman for decades of travel & tourism service

editor editor- April 6, 2013 01:19

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - At the 50th Annual Congress of the International Hotel and Restaurant Association (IH&RA) held in Istanbul, Turkey, outgoing Pre Read More

Wellbeing and happiness are key goals for ICTP

editor editor- March 11, 2013 05:17

ITB Berlin News talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), and a veteran of the travel and tourism industry, formerly in leadership positi Read More

ICTP President Prof. Lipman to speak at eco conference in Australia

editor editor- October 4, 2012 00:17

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) President Prof. Read More

International Council of Tourism Partners Chairman on TravelTalkRADIO

editor editor- July 2, 2012 05:34

Sandy Dhuyvetter, Executive Producer and host of TravelTalkRADIO and BusinessTravelRADIO, recently had the chance to speak with Professor Geoffrey Lipman, Chairman of the International Council of Tour Read More

Green Growth & Travelism – Letters from Leaders

editor editor- June 20, 2012 02:47

How can the most sought after human economic activity on the planet transform itself for a cleaner, greener, fairer future? Read More

Catching up with the President of the new grassroots organization, ICTP

editor editor- April 21, 2012 12:39

Professor Geoffrey Lipman, former UNWTO assistant secretary general, first CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and current president of the Hawaii and Brussel based International Counci Read More

On UK riots, “prophet of gloom and doom” gets it right

editor editor- August 11, 2011 13:54

To say that the recent string of violent demonstrations in the United Kingdom comes as a surprise is to admit that one has not been paying attention to the signs ... Read More

Stop hitting on the airlines: the world needs more flights for development

editor editor- May 19, 2011 04:48

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Professor Geoffrey Lipman, Director of greenearth.travel, addressing the IIPT Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, said it was time to recognize the pivotal role aviation plays in the develop Read More

Geoffrey Lipman: Prophet of gloom and doom or a good analyst?

editor editor- March 24, 2011 05:27

He has without a doubt one of the travel and tourism industry’s most impressive resumes. Read More

UNWTO responds to eTN’s article on Copenhagen climate change conference

editor editor- December 24, 2009 09:36

I know that David Beirman would have expected my response having been kind enough to quote me - so here goes. Read More

The implications of the Copenhagen climate anti-climax on tourism

editor editor- December 22, 2009 09:04

For many months the expectations of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference were immense. Read More

Live the deal, UNWTO executive says

editor editor- December 17, 2009 09:38

eTN: How are you, Geoffrey? How is Copenhagen? Geoffrey Lipman: I think it’s probably better than people are saying, if you know what I mean. Read More

UNWTO’s “Roadmap to Recovery”

editor editor- October 6, 2009 11:45

The United Nations World Tourism Organization’s “Roadmap to Recovery” document has been developed over the past six months to respond directly to the evolving crisis, which has already been refe Read More

UNWTO: Support tourism, support your economy

editor editor- September 24, 2009 12:11

As world leaders meet to discuss a sustainable way out of the current economic crisis, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has issued a reminder claiming that many governments and ... Read More

eTN Executive Talk: Climate change, anyone?

editor editor- January 26, 2009 10:42

According to Shakespeare, “There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood leads on to fortune.” Read More

Tourism futures: A case for 3 dimensional thinking

editor editor- January 16, 2009 03:27

The world is swallowing a dangerous cocktail of economic recession, financial malaise, credit crunch, stock market turmoil and crumbling business/consumer confidence. Read More

New York tourism conference to tackle changing travel environment

editor editor- January 12, 2009 06:40

The European Travel Commission’s (ETC) TransAtlantic Conference is to be held in New York City with a roster of distinguished thought leaders from the US and Europe. Read More

Dialogue in Sydney addresses impact of global economic challenges on Australia

editor editor- December 9, 2008 08:28

SYDNEY (eTN) - On Saturday, December 6, 90 senior tourism industry professionals gathered at the imposing International College of Management (formerly the Cardinal's Palace) overlooking Sydney's Manl Read More