Tag: provinces

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

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 21:05

Following the successful launch of WestJet's Dreamliners from Calgary to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin, guests travelling across WestJet's global network can now experience the airline's elevated amenities and on-board ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019 01:22

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership to help promote and empower Thai hospitality entrepreneurs — starting ... Read More

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 15:23

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. United will begin three-times weekly ... 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

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 27, 2019 20:30

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja winery is an outstanding architectural achievement and engineering marvel, set in ... Read More

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 17:05

The upcoming 60th anniversary of both Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways International, the two founding pillars of Thai tourism, in 2020 will be a good opportunity for some ... Read More

Thailand: Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 05:25

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic trips during the 2019 Songkran holiday all showed year-on-year increases ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019 09:34

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in collaboration with foreign chambers of commerce representing Australia, UK, USA ... Read More

China announces Great Wall “emergency repair” over next 5 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:35

China's government has formulated an emergency work plan to repair dilapidated sections of the Great Wall in the next five years, according to the municipal cultural heritage authorities. The work ... Read More

United Airlines plans nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 19:40

United Airlines today applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town International Airport. United plans to ... Read More

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:26

If there was a better time to explore the uniqueness of Amazing Thailand, the Thai New Year, known as the Songkran Festival from April 13 to 16 is an event ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they can to help the affected ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019 23:41

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be reconsidered due to crime and civil unrest. Some areas have increased ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 16, 2019 18:43

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), headquartered in Montreal, Canada, provides assistance to European wine and spirits ... Read More

Deadly Tropical Cyclone spreads disaster in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 18:32

Mozambique and Malawi had been hit by tropical Cyclone Idai killing more than a hundred people.  The storm made landfall in central Mozambique on Thursday night. Tropical Cyclone Idai displaces 1.5 ... Read More

China International Boat Show grows from strength to strength

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 22:06

Now in its 24th year the largest boating and yachting event in Asia has grown to an impressive 55,000sqm in space and continues to be the most sought after event ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019 02:38

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions with some areas having ... Read More

Domestic Tourists in China love homestays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019 06:25

During the National Day holidays in 2018, China recorded a total of 726 million domestic tourist trips, of which more than 90 percent involved cultural activities. Homestays as a new ... Read More

China Southern Airlines and Emirates sign codeshare agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 17:10

Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines and UAE's Emirates airline have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to progress on a comprehensive reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open up new ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive destinations. Sierra Leone is on a penetrative entry strategy for ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Travel agencies in BC, Ontario and Quebec named to Air Canada Circle of Excellence

editor editor- January 21, 2019 23:36

UNIGLOBE Travel agencies in Canada’s three largest provinces are among the 2019 winners of the Air Canada Circle of Excellence Award. Read More

UNIGLOBE Travel Agencies in BC, Ontario and Quebec named to Air Canada Circle of Excellence

editor editor- January 18, 2019 01:51

UNIGLOBE Travel agencies in Canada’s three largest provinces are among the 2019 winners of the Air Canada Circle of Excellence Award. Read More

One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 15:25

One person was killed as the first tropical storm to hit Thailand in three decades pounded its southern coast on Friday, flooding the roads, blowing tiles off roofs and uprooting ... Read More

Deadly landslides kill at least five people in Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 17:35

Days of monsoon rains have triggered landslides in two provinces in the Philippines that killed at least five people, officials said on Saturday. Four more people were missing. Landslides buried ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

New tourism destination representatives for Guam Visitors Bureau

editor editor- December 21, 2011 04:29

Ivy Alliance and AQ Communications are the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) tourism destination representatives in China. Read More