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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 22:10

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about Canada's diverse history. Today, Rodger Cuzner, Member of ... Read More

The rising city of eco-tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:53

The city of Daegu is celebrating '2020-the year of Tourism in Daegu and Gyeongbuk' by creating the new brand 'Natural Daegu' to promote its tourism resources for domestic and international tourists. Natural ... Read More

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 10, 2019 20:30

It is said that there are two kinds of people in the world - those who have seen the Taj Mahal in Agra, and those who want to. Clearly, everyone ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st edition held on Tuesday, June ... Read More

Rome’s Circo Maximo takes visitors on a cutting-edge tour

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 25, 2019 02:34

Opening to the public is an innovative project of enhancement in augmented reality and virtual reality of one of the most significant places in the history of the city of ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 15:40

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Izmir landed today at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway. Qatar Airways flight QR 347, operated by ... Read More

Russia’s Ural Airlines adds new French routes from Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:26

Moscow Domodedovo Airport has announced the introduction of direct flights to Bordeaux and Montpellier. From 1 June 2019, Ural Airlines will fly three times a week on Mondays, Thursdays, and ... Read More

Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 08:58

Today Tourism Ethiopia joined the African Tourism Board as an observer. Tourism Ethiopia (TE) is a national organization under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism; The mission Tourism Ethiopia has ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:30

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive year for tourism growth. Elliott L. Ferguson, II, president and ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 21:11

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism Board Mr. Ncube is based in Pretoria, South Africa. In ... Read More

Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 19:30

The National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MarTa) celebrated the return of important finds back home. Myth-Mania, rediscovered stories of men and heroes, speaks of objects taken from necropolises by grave ... Read More

India stakeholders focus on sustainable development of Heritage Tourism

editor editor- March 30, 2019 00:54

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organized the 8th India Heritage Tourism Conclave with the theme “Sustainable Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites” on March 27, 2019 at WelcomHotel ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019 00:42

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how destinations must uncover and account for tourism’s hidden costs, referred ... Read More

US National Park Service Frustrated with USS Arizona Hawaii repair work

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:43

The U.S. National Park Service issued a statement on the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It reads: Over the past 10 months, National Park Service staff and partners ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

editor editor- February 21, 2019 21:35

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of Destination DC, as its new national chair. Ferguson, who served on the ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes bills to address billions needed to maintain National Parks

editor editor- February 15, 2019 19:02

A U.S. Senate bill to provide funding for National Park repairs is currently under committee review. A similar bill is moving forward in the House of Representatives. A bipartisan group of ... Read More

Greece Tourism presents Attica wine & food experience

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 1, 2019 02:17

A new itinerary in the land of gods and heroes deepens visitors’ knowledge of the land’s nectar. It was a trip proposed by the Tourist Organization of the Attica Region ... Read More

India Heritage Walk Festival in 37 cities in collaboration with UNESCO

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 25, 2019 06:58

A technology provider to the travel industry in India teamed up with Sahapedia, an online encyclopedia of Indian arts and culture, to support its ‘Heritage Walks’, a project to help ... Read More

Mauritius Victoria urban terminal to be completed in 6 months

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 21, 2019 21:24

The Mauritius’ Victoria Bus Station, Victoria Urban Terminal, will be re-engineered into a key multimodal complex in July this year. Read More

Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report

editor editor- January 10, 2019 22:37

A new report suggests that wherever it exists, tourism places an “invisible burden” on destinations and their residents. Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 02:27

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, such advantages are human rights violations under United Nations treaties. ... Read More

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018 05:33

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has created a special Alert page on its website providing industry partners, visitors and residents with information and online resources about national parks, monuments and ... Read More

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018 21:55

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella Ibarra, Vice Minister of Tourism for Zacatecas, had a message ... Read More

Restored monuments attract Delhi tourists

editor editor- October 8, 2010 06:25

New Delhi - Seventeen historical monuments given a facelift and illuminated for the Commonwealth Games are attracting a large number of tourists and visitors, an official said Thursday. Read More

Rome opens monuments to tourists

editor editor- June 22, 2009 04:32

Rome is offering nighttime visits to the Colosseum this summer and is temporarily opening some ancient monuments that usually are closed to visitors. Read More

Explore “Egypt Beyond the Monuments” at the 34th annual Africa Travel Association Congress

editor editor- March 13, 2009 03:23

Delegates to the 34th Annual Africa Travel Association (ATA) Congress in Cairo May 17-21, 2009 will have an exciting opportunity to explore “Egypt Beyond the Monuments” on pre- or post-conference Read More

“One Civilization and Cultural Diversity” exhibition in Riyadh

editor editor- January 26, 2009 02:08

HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities (SCTA), inaugurated the GCC Monuments Exhibition titled "One Civilization and Cultural Diversity Read More

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