Tag: PR

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 11:20

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda is standing as a positive example containing the spread of ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the devastating terror attack on the ... Read More

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 21:05

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to respond," a spokesperson of the Zimmerman Agency, a PR agency ... Read More

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 20:13

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers' preferences, behaviours, and pet peeves. And while we all have ... Read More

Seychelles history retraced through gastronomy: Hilton Seychelles welcomes top London chefs

editor editor- June 5, 2019 19:07

Announced in May by Hilton Seychelles the series of gastronomic events inspired by the famous 17th century pirate, Olivier Levasseur, dubbed ‘A Treasure Trail of Taste’ will be launched as ... Read More

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 23:55

MGM Hotels and Resorts are setting trends for Las Vegas biggest industry: The travel, tourism, and the gambling industry. When a trendsetter like MGM become rogue, it can affect every ... Read More

African Tourism Board met Mozambique to assist after double cyclone

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 01:37

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube and CEO Doris Woerfel yesterday met with Marta Lucas in charge of PR, marketing, and communication for the Mozambique Tourism Board. The meeting took ... Read More

St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:01

A signature activity in US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US Roadshow 2019 from Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29. ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 04:25

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A record number of delegates listened to presentations from fellow top ... Read More

African Tourism Board : First three source markets revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:41

The African Tourism Board is active in promoting the African Continent as one destination in the United States, Israel, and India. ATB invited three PR and marketing experts from these ... Read More

Seychelles recognized as world’s Most Beautiful Island at GQ Travel Awards Russia

editor editor- March 29, 2019 19:50

Destination Seychelles was cited as “The Most Beautiful Island” in the world after walking away with the title at the GQ Travel Awards, a ceremony that took place on March ... Read More

Why did Qatar Airways Flight 968 drop from radar and go on an erratic path?

editor editor- March 20, 2019 02:48

Qatar Airways flight #968 from Doha, Qatar, to Hanoi, Vietnam, declared an emergency when approaching Hanoi on today’s scheduled flight. After this, the  Boeing 787 Dreamliner went on an erratic ... Read More

Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:56

Boeing's response to the recent tragedies is a case study of what not to do in crisis communications. A cardinal rule in crisis PR is to guide the narrative before ... Read More

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:32

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. After a 5-month search, the WTC voted unanimously ... Read More

States must develop friendly policies to encourage India film tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 14, 2019 00:23

On day 2 at the 20th edition of FICCI FRAMES, the global media and entertainment convention, the event started with a session titled “Shoot at site.” The participants in the ... Read More

St. Petersburg’s Expoforum to increase focus on international markets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:02

Expoforum, the newly built congress and exhibition center located in Russia’s historic imperial capital city St. Petersburg, is taking steps to increase its profile as a leading venue and destination ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:54

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the ... Read More

President Trump loves Boeing Max 8: Vietjet means America First but Ethiopian Airline and China show leadership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:40

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the ... Read More

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

editor editor- March 1, 2019 01:27

The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM London, will once again recognize the success of national, regional and city tourist boards as well as outstanding private sector ... Read More

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

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

Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women though employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, will launch ‘BAME Women in Travel’ at a Royal Society of ... Read More

In celebration of Exotic Herbs Mayonnaise on Num Pang Sandwiches

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- February 16, 2019 21:04

It was an unusual invitation. The main event was an introduction to Exotic Herbs Mayo presented by Num Pang Kitchen and Sir Kensington’s. I had no idea what Num Pang ... Read More

FAA restricts drone operations over DOJ and DOD facilities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:03

At the request of its federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § ... Read More

WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards confirmed for 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 21:20

Following a successful inaugural event, The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs) will return in 2019 celebrating excellence in the travel and tourism industry in a brand-new venue. The ITTAs ... Read More

Red or White? Left or Right Bank? Answer: Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 2, 2019 19:34

Do you look forward to enjoying a glass of wine with lunch or dinner? Do you eagerly scan the wine list, and then start to sweat because you are unsure ... Read More

Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 24, 2019 07:33

Bangkok, Thailand – 24th January 2019  – Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announced an agreement to cooperate with KEB Hana Card, one of Korea’s largest credit card companies, ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking the infrastructure of tourism can ... Read More

MPCo community intervention endorsed by Canadian High Commissioner

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 22, 2018 20:04

During the International Community Tourism Conference Dr Louis D’Amore, Founder & President of IIPT, was very impressed with the presentation and work of MPCo. Read More

Mekong Tourism launches new visual storytelling campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 19:26

The “Mekong From Above” aerial photo and video contest, the first of its kind in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), provides an opportunity for amateur and professional photographers to compete ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 18, 2018 08:53

Uganda Tourism Board CEO job is up for grabs as Stephen Asiimwe bows out after four years at the helm. Read More

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 13:30

To help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to holiday travel, travel experts reveal which airports to possibly avoid. • Experts predict New York's LaGuardia (LGA) ... Read More

Seven hotels and resorts in Seychelles honored at Annual World Luxury Hotel Awards Gala Ceremony

editor editor- December 10, 2018 14:03

Once again, the Seychellois hospitality is fêted as seven establishments in Seychelles have been recognized for their excellence in the tourism industry at the Annual World Luxury Hotel Awards Gala ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had been in the global spotlight ... Read More

Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision

editor editor- May 29, 2015 07:14

On February 4, 2014, Governor Eddie Calvo, along with officials from the Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam Economic Development Authority and Guam International Airport Authority, launched the Tourism 2020 p Read More

Guam sweeps two awards at 21st PTAA Travel Tour Expo

editor editor- March 13, 2014 05:45

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) represented Guam at the biggest and most anticipated travel show in the Philippines. Read More

Russia tourist arrivals to Guam grow a staggering 615 percent

editor editor- December 24, 2012 03:07

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has appointed ConnectWorldWide (CWW) as its public relations and marketing representation in Russia. Read More