Tag: preserve

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 22:04

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was introduced by Today, U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Bill Cassidy, ... 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

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 17:15

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx, ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its exclusive economic zone. As the ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:20

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million in the state in 2018. That spending resulted in 5,800 ... Read More

In the footsteps of Leonardo in France: The enigma of the Last Supper tapestry

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 21, 2019 21:45

This is the title of the study day that was held at the Vatican Museums at the end of the restoration of the famous tapestry preserved today in the Pinacoteca ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last month held at Hennessy Park ... Read More

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:57

Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat. Guests can get an up-close look at endangered and rescued sea turtles and multi-colored fish, while learning more ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 00:35

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) today issued three Request for Proposals offering to provide funding support to qualified programs that will help to perpetuate Hawaiian culture, preserve and enhance natural ... Read More

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 15:30

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock, based on estimates by the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs, has this week reached the historic figure of 7,7 billion people. According ... Read More

Soap bars around the world get a new life from Red Lion Hotels

editor editor- April 22, 2019 23:43

Based on US market statistics, the combined hospitality segment produces close to 440 billion pounds of solid waste per year. A great amount of this waste is made up of ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:51

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing its part to support and preserve biodiversity. The Dubai Desert ... Read More

Central Park: Not in New York – In Dusit Bangkok!

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:35

Dusit Thani Public Company Limited and Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN) have officially revealed the details of their collaboration to create a new city landmark and transform Bangkok’s major ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 19:58

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the Cape Town International Convention Centre Conference Theatre during World Travel Market ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today businesses, governments, international organizations as ... Read More

Accor welcomes 21c Museum Hotels into MGallery Hotel Collection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 19:20

Accor today announced that the Group has officially welcomed 21c Museum Hotels into the MGallery Hotel Collection, a global network of more than 100 storied boutique hotels located in 26 ... Read More

Reunion Island NRL viaduct: Now that’s a road trip!

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 18, 2019 21:56

"The new NRL 974 - the Didier Robert Highway as it is referred to across the island - is a secure road far from the danger of falling stones ... ... Read More

Older travelers still want adventure

editor editor- March 18, 2019 21:47

While much adventure travel information is aimed at young backpackers, recent research revealed travel is not just the domain of the young with middle-aged Brits still working their way through ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism front line at Botum Sakor national park, western Cambodia, 2-5 ... Read More

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:41

Green Globe first certified the InterContinental Genève in 2014. Ideally located on an oasis of calm in the diplomatic district, InterContinental Genève offers elegantly designed rooms and suites with breathtaking ... Read More

World’s largest ehnofestival will be held in Riyadh

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 16:20

The World Ethnogames Confederation (Kyrgyzstan) in cooperation with The Camel Club (Saudi-Arabia) are organizing the global event "Nomad Universe" which will be held from March 9-19, 2019 in the framework ... Read More

Anguilla’s beloved Moonsplash Music Festival returns this March

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 16:02

Anguilla’s iconic Moonsplash Music Festival will once again take place under a full moon at the legendary Dune Preserve on Rendezvous Bay, from March 21 – 24, 2019. Music lovers ... Read More

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel doing the right thing for 8th consecutive year

editor editor- February 28, 2019 05:03

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel is an award winning 4 star boutique green hotel located in the heart of Lisbon. Feng shui principles are incorporated throughout the hotel to provide a ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

editor editor- February 21, 2019 00:25

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket is an exclusive luxury residence of 40 penthouses and suites located just steps away from Bangtao Beach, one of the island’s longest beaches lined with white ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach: Phuket pioneer in sustainable tourism

editor editor- February 14, 2019 22:16

The 5-star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach, a holiday beach resort in Phuket has been re-certified by Green Globe for the seventh year in a row and has achieved ... Read More

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 19:30

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) at Nairobi National Park’s historic Ivory ... Read More

Historic Bingham Riverhouse reborn

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- February 14, 2019 03:04

A gem of a hotel by the Thames in west London has been relaunched. Now officially transformed into the Bingham Riverhouse after a month long overhaul each of the 15 ... Read More

Detroit’s neo-Gothic Metropolitan Building becomes first Michigan Element Hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 20:10

Element Hotels, part of Marriott International, along with Detroit-based Roxbury Group and Means Group, announce today the opening of Element Detroit at the Metropolitan, marking the debut of the stylish ... 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

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket launches the Orchid Garden Project 

editor editor- January 15, 2019 20:53

Green Globe member Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket is pleased to announce the launch of the Orchid Garden project. Read More

Air Dolomiti inaugurates new aircraft livery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 19:53

Air Dolomiti presented its new aircraft livery at the Catullo airport in Verona. The plane, painted in England, shows a simple, modern and elegant design that renews its image with ... Read More

Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:12

Air Asia is selling 29 planes – Airbus’ A320-200ceo and A320neo to Castlelake. Castlelake will lease the same aircraft back to the Malaysia based budget airline AirAsia. For AirAsia, the deal ... Read More

The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 18:30

New research, launched by Traveloka, reveals the world’s best and worst cities for nightlife. In many cities around the world, nightlife has come increasingly under threat, with stricter curfews and ... Read More

Atlantic Canada: What’s hot and happening in the provinces

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 19:20

2019 is just around the corner, and visitors to Atlantic Canada next year can expect to be greeted with incredible adventure experiences, mouth watering gastronomy and classic Canadian wilderness. There ... Read More

Airbnb fights back after opponents circulate fake news

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 13, 2018 14:46

Opponents and those competing with Airbnb are hotels, resorts, and community activists. Are these opponents now in the business of producing fake news, fake videos, and fake press releases? Obviously, these ... Read More