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Media and tourism players explore effective crisis response

“What drives tourism is the perception the traveler has of a destination.

Tourism and the media working together in challenging times

Time Magazine and The Huffington Post are among the top media outlets scheduled to take part in the 2nd UNWTO International Conference on Tourism and the Media.

Ten worst media disasters of 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The ten worst media disasters of 2011 include a politician who lost his place, a country singer who lost his job, and a celebrity who lost his show.

Thai tourism blames the media for “unfair beating”

November is the beginning of the tourist high season in Thailand, a time of year when the travel industry hikes rates in line with the influx of international visitors looking to escape their own chil

Tourism in the headlines

Focusing on the people behind the tourism numbers and maintaining an honest and open relationship with the media: these are among the main recommendations to emerge from discussions between media repr

Tourism and the media

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) would like to remind the media of the opportunity to participate in the first UNWTO International Conference on Tourism and the Media, which will take place in Z

eTurboNews awarded Friends of Seychelles Press certificate

In recognition of the importance of the media to Seychelles in its ongoing campaign to raise its tourism profile and win market share in both traditional and emerging markets, the Seychelles Tourism B

Overton: Media must be held “accountable” for damaging Florida tourism

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association is urging Congress to hold the media "accountable" for what he alleges is inaccurate reporting on the Gulf oil spill that

New Normal: digital + social networks

Although it is clear that print media is on the decline and digital media is expanding, many decision-makers in the hospitality, travel, and tourism industry cling to the past.

Media tar balls reports rile Florida Keys tourism officials

Key West -- A spokesman for the Florida Keys tourism interests Wednesday blasted the news media for what he characterized as exaggerated and sometimes misleading reporting after the Coast Guard report

The diversity, adventure story and false media news of Pakistan

Seven years ago and on my way by train to Berlin from Frankfurt, I met with people from Pakistan going to ITB.

Social media not much influence in travel planning

The usage of social media has undergone explosive growth in recent months driven by what appears to be an almost insatiable desire to stay connected.

World media feature Seychelles more than ever before

The reconstituted Seychelles Tourist Board, restructured early in the year to bring the private sector on board, can look back at a year of success, overcoming the loss of tourist traffic in 2008 and

CNBC and National Geographic Channel announce a 5 million dollar partnership...

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced a US$5 million multi-platform global partnership with CNBC, the world’s leading business and financial news channel, and National Geographic

Secret #2 – deliver your news to the Russian super rich

Since a press release communicates your messages through the news media, Luxurymedialist.com is a rare collection of Russian luxury magazine contacts, ideal for those who want to be noticed and multip

#1 secret to distributing your press release in Russia and being...

The luxurymedialist web site was launched on Monday, September 7, and already it has registered more than 10,500 visits in only 2 days.

Who else has been looking for a Russian media contact list?

Radosa is pleased to announce the launch of LUXURYMEDIALIST.com on Monday, September 7, 2009. Now with less than one click of your mouse, you can build stronger media relations in Russia.

Tourism minister: Israel’s saber rattling harms tourism

Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov has asked Defense Minister Ehud Barak to instruct army officials to refrain from discussing the security situation on the media, "as this harms Israel's image."

Media Caravan tours Saudi Arabia

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) will launch on next Friday, July 24, 2009, the 6th version of GCC Media Tourism Caravan to Riyadh, Al Madinah, Asir, Al Baha, Al Taif, Makkah, and J

How did the Chinese outbound tourism sector fare in 2008?

Without argument, 2008 had been the year China featured most prominently in the media all over the world.

Special Melbourne welcome for AIME hosted buyers and media

Grand Hyatt Melbourne will partner with Melbourne Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCVB) to host a special Melbourne welcome cocktail function for AIME hosted buyers and media on Sunday, February 15, 2

Hadramout attack on tourists severely affected tourism in Yemen

The secretary-general of the Yemeni Union for Hotels and the general manager of Yemeni Hotels Company Tawfeeq al-Khamiri said the tourism sector in Yemen was severely affected by the latest terrorist attack on a Belgian tourist convoy in Doan area in Hadramout, south of Yemen, killing two Belgians and two Yemenis. He said so many reservations have been canceled after the attack.

Innovation is necessary for sustainability in the tourism industry

“Caribbean Tourism: Another Level of Innovation” was the theme for the sixteenth Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEX) on Sustainable Tourism, which concluded in St Lucia Sunday.