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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

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 15:13

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) Board of Governors for a three year-term at the 75th ... Read More

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:10

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. Led by the Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo (INGUAT) ... Read More

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:22

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support Europe as a travel destination and promote healthy tourism - ... Read More

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:46

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 in her country. The minister outlines her vision to attract ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are Europe’s number one." As in ... Read More

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

editor editor- May 1, 2019 00:23

The application of new technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things are already leading to new uses and applications that will revolutionize services in the tourism sector ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 17, 2019 13:07

Following the consultative process to review and update the Tourism Master Plan 2012-2020 in May 2018, it was seen necessary that a concrete action plan to guide the Tourism sector ... Read More

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

editor editor- April 5, 2019 00:41

The countries and leaders who have made a difference to increase the competitiveness of the Travel & Tourism sector within their countries have been recognized at the World Travel & ... Read More

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:40

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The Awards, now in their 15th ... Read More

India stakeholders focus on sustainable development of Heritage Tourism

editor editor- March 30, 2019 00:54

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organized the 8th India Heritage Tourism Conclave with the theme “Sustainable Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites” on March 27, 2019 at WelcomHotel ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019 22:47

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa will be happy. Report after report is confirming enormous growth ... Read More

Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 00:27

Bombardier today announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Robitaille will succeed Daniel Desjardins who ... Read More

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 19:10

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, a proposal for decarbonizing aviation in Sweden was announced today, on 4 March. The ... Read More

Seychelles tourism icon meets Mayotte President

editor editor- February 21, 2019 23:46

In the presence of the French Ambassador in Seychelles, H.E. Lionel Majesté-Larrouy, Alain St.Ange, Seychelles tourism icon, was introduced to H.E. Ibrahim Ramadani Soibahadine. Mayotte Island forms part of the ... Read More

Oman hotel market: Sustainable growth?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 15:56

Between 2013 and 2017 the number of hotels in Oman increased by 35%, according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI). With Oman experiencing sustained growth in tourism arrivals, ... Read More

Government of Canada invests $1 million in Charlevoix region tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 19:15

The tourism sector is a major economic driver across Canada. It helps ensure sustainable growth and creates good jobs for middle-class families, both in urban centers like Montréal as well ... Read More

Abu Dhabi National Hotels secures loan to acquire Dubai-based properties

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 18:06

First Abu Dhabi Bank and Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) have signed an AED 1.6bn loan facility agreement, which will provide ADNH with the financing capability to acquire Dubai-based hotels. ... Read More

Africa’s travel and tourism: Impressive growth in the past year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 18:30

Africa hit a 63 million high in international tourist arrivals in 2017, as compared to 58 M in 2016 (+ 9% vs 2016); according to a Hospitality Report published in ... Read More

Macolline forest joins African Tourism Board

editor editor- December 21, 2018 20:19

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce that Macolline forest in Northeastern Madagascar has joined ATB as a member. Read More

EasyJet flies into Gdansk, Poland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 17:10

British low-cost carrier easyJet announced its Gdansk entrance with a new route to Berlin-Tegel. The sale of tickets has already begun, adding Gdańsk as the 160th airport to the easyJet ... Read More

Africa Hospitality Report 2018/19 launched

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:27

The 2nd edition of Jumia’s Africa Hospitality Report looks at the 2017/2018 trends in the continent’s tourism, travel, hospitality and aviation industries. Read More

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 05:30

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and UN Climate Change today showcased how the travel and tourism sector can take steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050. In April, WTTC, ... Read More

PATA Forum set for Pattaya

editor editor- December 4, 2018 10:24

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organize the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand. Read More

First-ever Taiwan-Vietnam tourism conference will be held in Taipei

editor editor- November 21, 2012 06:35

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The first-ever tourism conference between Taiwan and Vietnam will be held Wednesday in Taipei, with both sides aiming to develop travel exchanges and achieve sustainable growth in ... Read More

Tourism leaders of the Middle East reiterate confidence in the sector

editor editor- May 5, 2012 00:22

Ministers of Tourism and leading tourism companies from the Middle East and North Africa reiterated their confidence in the growth of tourism in the region during the first UNWTO/Arabian Travel ... Read More

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