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Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:40

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of Explorer Dream in Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal. Explorer Dream ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 18:56

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong was Executive Chairman of the China Chamber of Tourism, Vice ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the corner. It is the perfect time of year to break ... Read More

Air Astana launches Tashkent flights from London, Paris and Frankfurt

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 10:35

Air Astana, the Skytrax award-winning national carrier of Kazakhstan, is pleased to offer new through flights to Tashkent, Uzbekistan via its Astana hub from London Heathrow, Frankfurt and Paris CDG ... Read More

Ministers meet at ITB to discuss raising Silk Road tourism profile

editor editor- March 14, 2013 00:36

The development of a “Silk Road Heritage Corridors” tourism strategy for Central Asia and China is among the main outcomes of the 3rd UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting held at ... Read More

Future hospitality leaders present innovative strategies for Silk Road destinations

editor editor- June 9, 2012 05:24

At the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)-UNWTO Silk Road Think Tank, 170 future hospitality leaders presented innovative strategies for how 10 UNWTO Member States can maximize their positioning as S Read More

Research indicates need of a new international tourism organization

editor editor- June 4, 2012 03:45

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - “The majority of private sector stakeholders of the tourism industry does not have any idea how the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) develops tourism barometers and what ... Read More

New Silk Roads: diminishing the original Silk Road?

editor editor- May 11, 2012 07:55

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) – The nostalgic Silk Road that actually started the travel and tourism industry in the world is facing a crises of identity. Read More

Tourism on the Silk Road 2011 to be held in Uzbekistan

editor editor- October 12, 2011 05:39

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - The 17th Tashkent international tourist fair, "Tourism on the Silk Road, 2011" will be held in the UzExpoCentre on November 2-4. Read More

The government of Pakistan joins The Region Initiative

editor editor- September 9, 2011 05:02

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - National Tourism Organization (NTO) - Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) - has formally joined TRI as Partner. Read More

Tourism network wants to protect Silk Road name

editor editor- August 16, 2011 08:15

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - Networking of responsible tourism organizations under the banner of "The Region Initiative" (TRI) has appealed to Chinese government not to use name "New Silk Road" for ... Read More

UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Summit: Commitment and cooperation to establish a powerful brand

editor editor- March 15, 2011 04:48

The first UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Silk Road Ministers’ Summit, held at ITB 2011, has concluded with commitment to enhanced cooperation to achieve the objectives of the Silk Road ... Read More

Silk Road action plan to boost tourism development across twenty six countries

editor editor- October 14, 2010 05:59

At the 5th International Meeting on the Silk Road held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan on October 8-9, 2010, over 250 representatives from 26 countries took the first steps towards adopting a ... Read More

UNWTO and Uzbekistan will host 5th International Meeting on the Silk Road

editor editor- August 30, 2010 06:13

To mark the beginning of a new phase in its Silk Road Program, UNWTO, in collaboration with the government of Uzbekistan, will hold the 5th International Meeting on the Silk ... Read More

UNWTO: Mayors Forum goes further down the Silk Road

editor editor- May 25, 2010 08:32

SHIRAZ, Iran - Hosted by the Municipality of Shiraz and the Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization, the 5th Silk Road Mayors Forum closed on May 20 with agreement ... Read More

UNWTO secretary general calls for continued regional cooperation along the Silk Road

editor editor- May 5, 2010 06:37

Meeting with the President of Tajikistan, HE Emomali Rahmon, UNWTO secretary-general, Taleb Rifai, underlined the importance of regional cooperation in the growth and development of national economies Read More

Kuwaiti Silk City to connect with Israel

editor editor- July 24, 2008 02:53

Kuwait plans to invest $132 billion in a mega-construction project, which will include a one-kilometer high tower and house 700,000 people. Read More