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UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 16:10

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), has announced the launch of the 1st ... Read More

Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:01

India’s travel and integrated travel-related financial services company is fostering family bonding through travel, with specific focus on Father-Child bonding tours, in a run up to Father’s Day. With an ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 17:07

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Europe, held in Zagreb, ... Read More

Seychelles receives honor of hosting FINA CNSG Open Water World Series 2019

editor editor- April 17, 2019 00:32

The excitement was palpable at Beau Vallon Beach on Saturday, April 13, 2019, almost a month before the Seychelles hosts for the second consecutive year the FINA CNSG Open Water ... Read More

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:02

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the Arlington (TX) Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the winner of its 2019 Grassroots Travel Champion Award. U.S. Travel announced the award ... Read More

Tourisme Montréal celebrates excellence, pays tribute to Air Canada’s Calin Rovinescu

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 19:36

Leaders from Montréal's tourism industry were honored yesterday at the Distinction Awards, an annual gala celebrating innovative business strategies. The event, which took place at the Montreal Museum of Fine ... Read More

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019 01:30

After the success of the first edition, with 30,000 visitors, the second edition of Outdoor Expo from March 1-3, 2019 was successfully renewed. Organized by BolognaFiere, the event animated by ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:25

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 indicated the 1.4 billion mark ... Read More

Seychelles offers tourism for all – but needs to say it as we start 2019

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:22

Seychelles has a diverse tourism product which makes its strength and which has guaranteed its success. Seychelles offers tourism for all. Visiting journalists to the islands continue to raise this ... Read More

Highlight of 2018 China Sports Culture Expo & China Sports Tourism Expo

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:00

On December 11th, the grand opening ceremony of the 2018 China Sports Culture Expo & China Sports Tourism Expo. China Sports Culture Expo is hosted by the General Administration of ... Read More

Record Numbers Registered for the United Airlines Guam Marathon 2017

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 9, 2017 09:28

TUMON, Guam, April 9, 2017 -- More than 4,300 registered runners raced to the finish line at the 5th United Guam Marathon (UGM) – a record-breaking achievement. This is the ... Read More

=Guam Ko’ko’ Road Races: Taisuke Ueda finishes top half marathon winner

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 31, 2016 13:27

The Guam Ko’ko’ Road Races wrapped up another successful Ko’ko’ Weekend with nearly 1,500 local and international runners converging at Governor Joseph F. Read More

Guam wins “Best Vendor” award at Modetour International Travel Fair

editor editor- November 18, 2014 12:41

Guam was one of the chosen few at the Modetour International Travel Show 2014 to win the prestigious “Best Vendor" award out of more than 300 exhibitors present. Read More

Guam International Marathon shatters records

editor editor- April 14, 2014 06:53

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), along with Pacific Islands Club Guam and United Airlines, hosted the 2014 Guam International Marathon (GIM) yesterday, welcoming runners from around the ... Read More

Mauritius Royal Raid event a boost for tourism

editor editor- May 14, 2013 08:27

The annual Royal Raid event held in Mauritius has gained in popularity over the years with more and more people taking part in the race, among them, two mountain-climbing world ... Read More

Sports tourism in Tshwane to take center stage

editor editor- March 12, 2013 01:53

The city of Tshwane, South Africa, is pursuing sports and events tourism in an effort to reposition the city's brand and introduce the city to the global sports tourism industry. Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority launches mountain biking at Mt. Elgon

editor editor- November 20, 2012 09:42

UGANDA (eTN) - Tourism sources have expressed their satisfaction over news that the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is now permitting the use of mountain bikes at Mt. Read More

Tour du Rwanda 2012 underway

editor editor- November 19, 2012 04:58

(eTN) - Rwanda’s annual cycling tour is underway at the national Amahoro Stadium with the first of the 8 stages this year taking riders across the capital of Kigali. Read More

Thrilling endurance competition on beautiful Bintan Island

editor editor- September 20, 2012 08:07

While the smooth asphalted roads, highlighted with lush green mangrove trees witnessing the fierce running and bicycle races, the sparkling clear waters of Bintan Island perfectly served as the arena Read More

Russia set for increase in visitor arrivals

editor editor- April 5, 2012 05:27

Russia is set to see a 20 percent increase in visitor arrivals over the next four years fueled by the hosting of major sporting events, reveals research unveiled today at ... Read More

Guam presents 2012 XTERRA Championship Off-Road Triathlon

editor editor- January 19, 2012 09:35

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is inviting professional and amateur triathletes in the Philippines to join in the 2012 XTERRA Guam Championship Off-Road Triathlon. Read More

Barbados focusing on sports tourism

editor editor- November 9, 2011 03:14

Johnson Johnrose, Communications Specialist for the Caribbean Tourism Organization, caught up with Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy at the World Travel Market and had the opportunity to discuss Read More

World Travel Market welcomes Poland 2012 Football FanCamp

editor editor- November 4, 2011 06:36

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is pleased to welcome the Poland 2012 Football FanCamp to WTM 2011. Read More

Eurosports champions sports tourism at World Travel Market

editor editor- October 11, 2011 05:50

Eurosport, Europe's leading sports entertainment group, is sponsoring the Sports Tourism program at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM). Read More

The Olympics of the Indian Ocean Islands

editor editor- August 8, 2011 00:19

Friday saw the official opening of the 8th Indian Ocean Island Games being held in the Seychelles. It was the Seychelles President, Mr. Read More

Botswana bans all hunting

editor editor- July 19, 2011 02:58

(eTN) - Botswana government is set to ban hunting throughout the country following a recent report by Dr. Read More

World Travel Market 2011 to highlight sports tourism

editor editor- June 24, 2011 06:28

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration for WTM 2011, which will focus on the emerging sector of sports tourism and particularly ... Read More

4th edition of the sail boat challenge at Favignana

editor editor- May 19, 2011 06:38

ITALY (eTN) - A team of 10 finalist top sail boats left the charming Favignana Island coast, off the Trapani mainland, Sicily, for their 438-nautical-mile contest. Read More

Tanzania gears up for sports tourism

editor editor- February 22, 2011 02:50

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania is focusing on sports tourism and adventure travel to add market value to campaigns promoting tourism in key attractions made up of wildlife, ... Read More

Producing great events

editor editor- January 4, 2011 02:38

Major events are an important part of tourism. Be these events conferences or conventions, sporting events or religious rallies, major events impact almost every area of a tourism industry. Read More

Sports tourism: Tough legacy or golden jackpot?

editor editor- November 12, 2010 02:53

Sports tourism - one of the industry’s fastest-growing sectors - can be an absolute minefield, Fiona Jeffery, Chairman of World Travel Market – the premier global event for the travel ... Read More

Eurosport to sponsor sports pavilion and conference at World Travel Market

editor editor- October 22, 2010 04:58

Eurosport is throwing its weight behind World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, in recognition of the growing importance of sports tourism. Read More

Sports tourism: tough legacy or golden jackpot?

editor editor- October 8, 2010 05:29

Sports tourism - one of the industry’s fastest-growing sectors - can be an absolute minefield, Fiona Jeffery, chairman of World Travel Market – the premier global event for the travel ... Read More

Tanzania eyes tourists during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Africa

editor editor- January 25, 2010 08:16

DAR ES SALAAM (eTN) - Tanzania is preparing to cash in on the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals in South Africa by inviting participating teams to use its Chinese-built modern ... Read More

Sports tourism for London? Maybe not, as more opposition is emerging against London 2012 Olympics

editor editor- December 3, 2009 08:59

LONDON (eTN) – The response of Visit London’s Mark Howell(see video) about the opposition of the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has come under fire. Read More