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UNWTO places tourism in the European Parliament

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020 18:32

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today addressed the European Parliament in the context of several high-level meetings aimed at placing tourism high on European Union’s agenda. Europe ... Read More

Which countries rely on tourism for employment the most?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020 15:27

Travel experts have analyzed the number of tourism jobs available in over 170 countries around the world to reveal how many jobs are created for every 100 tourists visiting. In ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism continues to outpace global economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020 16:38

1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also forecast for 2020, confirming tourism as a leading and resilient ... Read More

Hozpitality Group is getting ready to welcome Dubai Expo 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2019 19:12

Hozpitality Group plans to go BIG in 2020, the UAE based HR, PR, Marketing and Media platform is planning huge changes for the next year and decade. 2020 is a ... Read More

US Travel community hails Brand USA renewal by Congress

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2019 19:31

A years-long advocacy effort joined by voices from every corner of the country culminated Thursday with congressional renewal of Brand USA, the tourism marketing organization of the United States. Brand ... Read More

UNWTO: What is the greenest way to travel?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019 15:23

The number of tourists who travel across borders is expected to reach 1.8 billion a year by 2030, according to the latest UNWTO predictions. This will be alongside a further ... Read More

Finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards Grand Final 2019 in Muscat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019 23:00

The finest travel brands in the world have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Muscat, Oman. The elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards ... Read More

Swedish Foreign Minister: Sweden is safe to visit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019 17:10

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde said that foreign citizens do not want to come to Sweden, since this country has a negative image abroad lately, due drastic increase in crime ... Read More

Tourism’s growth raises challenges, Tourism Industry Association of Canada told

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019 21:50

Across the 185 countries in the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), one-fifth of all new jobs last year were tourism-related, WTTC president Gloria Guevera Manzo told Canadian tourism leaders ... Read More

Poland becomes newest US Visa Waiver Program member

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019 18:15

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announcement that Poland has officially been designated a member of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP): "It ... Read More

Despite Dorian, travel to the Caribbean keeps growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019 18:01

New study has revealed that despite the recent ravages of hurricane Dorian and other huge storms in the Caribbean, tourism will continue to grow. The results of the study were ... Read More

Brand USA more critical than ever as international travel continues slide

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019 18:15

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% year-over-year in September, according to the US Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI), marking the industry's 117th straight month of ... Read More

Saint Lucia records largest increase in visitor arrivals to date in September

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 15:18

The sun-drenched and events-filled Caribbean destination of Saint Lucia continues to grab headlines, as its diverse tourism offerings keep resonating with audiences far and wide. Already basking in seven record-breaking ... Read More

Top 5 travel destinations for solo travelers in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 12, 2019 18:47

According to a new study, a quarter (26%) of Americans have already traveled solo, and 46% are considering taking the plunge. But while the decision to travel alone seems to ... Read More

Hangzhou House in LA

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:35

"Hangzhou House in LA" is an immersive activity held in Los Angeles on June 3rd by Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV and Tourism. In Pasadena, Tim Clancy and his wife Samantha Chen from Hangzhou acted as the hosts of a house ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 15:31

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 19:35

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major travel industry trade event will attracting around 680 exhibitors from 56 ... Read More

Seychelles shines in all splendor as Indian Ocean’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2019 in Mauritius

editor editor- June 3, 2019 20:57

The continuous efforts of the destination in matters of ecology is once again saluted by the international tourism industry as Seychelles is crowned Indian Ocean’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2019 ... Read More

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 16:42

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing a platform for the region to address some of the ... Read More

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa appoints new Representative for Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 16:35

As part of the plan to further develop and expand its business in Europe, Yasawa Island Resort & Spa, Fiji has recently appointed Eva Huber as its new Sales & ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:10

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The Summit will take place at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus in Istanbul ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:42

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter of 2019. Though at a ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:28

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto invited to join the Pacific Asia Travel Association ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019 00:19

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category to Dark Sky® Alqueva. The CTW Chinese Tourist Welcome Award ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 09:39

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met with leaders of the Guatemala Tourism ... Read More

Khiri Travel announces executive changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 02:00

Asian DMC, Khiri Travel has announced senior executive changes. Effective 1 July, Herman Hoven will become the new Chief Executive Officer of Khiri Travel. Hoven is currently General Manager of ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 23:43

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent by international travelers compared to 39.1 billion euros in 2017, ... Read More

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:38

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an Understanding For Food Excess in Tourism – A report on ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism security conferences is in the ... Read More

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019 17:30

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and vibrant industries in our country. Tourism, after all, is among ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 01:15

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a spy for the United States Government is like finding a ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:18

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM from the 12th – 14th May. The GTM ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 17:15

ETurboNews ready to exhibit at Arabian Travel Market where hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in Dubai tomorrow (Sunday, April 28) for the opening of Arabian ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:22

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, the youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today named as the 2019 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 09:40

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which opens its doors ... Read More