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Dialogue between USA and Iran? IIPT founder tries to open window

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020 08:11

The founder and president of the New York-based International  Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), Louis D'Amore is urging the United States and Iran to take the opportunity and opened ... Read More

All-star tourism conference will set tone for WTM

editor editor- November 1, 2019 02:12

A new all-star global conference - the International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) – is about to start in London. It will be held from November 1-2, 2019 at the Intercontinental ... Read More

UNWTO shut doors on Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary-General

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 8, 2019 23:02

You are not invited to the UNWTO General Assembly 2019 in Saint Petersburg is the clear message by UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili to his predecessor  Dr. Taleb Rifai. Delegates are ... Read More

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 05:14

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, Malta, Nepal and Hong Kong, in an effort to build ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 05:42

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center for tourism resilience in Asia. A summit ongoing in a ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 15:27

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 31, 2019. The Minister received this invitation ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 23:30

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be set in European Tourism Policies. The bars for tourism are ... Read More

UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board

editor editor- May 15, 2019 02:45

African Tourism Board (ATB) Vice President Cuthbert Ncube recently joined ATB from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), where he served as a Regional Vice Chair and Board member. He ... Read More

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:32

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned to win a seat in the European Parliament. Elena Kountoura was ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:34

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment in tourism in Bulgaria and Southeast Europe. The Tourism Sustainability Conference will ... Read More

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 08:42

The African Tourism Board is ready to be launched in Cape Town on Thursday during the upcoming World Travel Market at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Conference Theatre. A president ... Read More

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 05:26

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler started a two-year contract with the Ministry of Tourism of Oman, ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 02:05

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming visible. The first African Tourism Board (ATB) is about to be ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019 06:13

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, 2019 from 1530-1730 hours, an ... Read More

Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:50

Eduardo Fayos-Solá (Spain) passed away this morning. He is seen as one the icons in the travel and tourism industry for decades. He was the Executive  Vice President of the Wine ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 22:20

Board Members and associates of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC) had their second meeting, in Berlin, Germany today to discuss their major projects, which will be ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019 06:45

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit Nepal 2020 last night. Organized by eTN Corporation more than ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal is also known to have some of the most dedicated ... Read More

IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:18

For the fourth consecutive year ITB Berlin will play host to the International Institute for Peace – India’s (IIPT India) Global Awards for Empowered Women in Tourism – “Celebrating Her.” ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018 03:43

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts at Capilano University ... Read More

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017 08:47

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election of Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head of Destination Marketing Asia Pacific – TripAdvisor ... Read More

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2016 12:26

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is heading to the US island of Guam for the 2016 PATA Annual Summit. Read More

Ministerial debate with the private sector on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2016 15:13

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will hold the PATA/UNWTO Ministerial Debate on Pacific Island Tourism in Guam, USA, on May 21, ... Read More

Egypt: Arab Spring gone wrong?

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 16, 2013 17:02

Since 2011, Egypt has had various transformations and through the process, the beleaguered country’s travel and tourism industry has done its best to stay resilient. Read More

Japan takes on most ambitious travel show yet

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 12, 2013 10:20

TOKYO (eTN) - Japan’s largest travel show, JATA TABIHAKU, is being here held here in the Japanese capital city beginning today, Thursday, September 12, 2013, and will run until Sunday, ... Read More

Only in Zambia: Bungee-twirl

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 9, 2013 22:09

On the sidelines of the historic and recently held 20th edition of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s General Assembly, the Zambia Tourism Board had commissioned eTN to cover the ... Read More

UNWTO: Twentieth General Assembly in pictures

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 31, 2013 15:34

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - The Zambia Tourism Board commissioned eTN to cover the 20th General Assembly by the United Nations World Tourism Organization on their behalf. Read More

Taleb Rifai re-elected as UNWTO Secretary General

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 28, 2013 18:37

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - Taleb Rifai was the lone candidate for the position of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General, and by the organization's rules and regulati Read More

UNWTO’s Twentieth General Assembly “unlike” any other in history

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 28, 2013 17:15

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - This is the best-attended General Assembly in the history of the United Nations World Tourism Organizations (UNWTO), said Taleb Rifai when he addressed the media at ... Read More

Zambia re-affirms dedication to “peace”

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 26, 2013 19:28

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - Some hundreds or so dignitaries and spectators alike gathered at 11am on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at the designated “Peace Park” area in Mosi-Oa-Tunya Falls (more ... Read More

Up-close and personal with Taleb Rifai

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 28, 2013 21:15

Since taking office as the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) secretary-general in May 2009, Taleb Rifai has been on a perpetual move, traipsing the globe from one travel and ... Read More

Brevity is king at WTTC’s 2013 Global Summit

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 10, 2013 06:52

ABU DHABI (eTN) - The first day of this year's edition of the World Travel & Tourism Council's Global Summit has come and gone, but the words uttered by some ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary General featured speaker at IIPT event at WTM

editor editor- October 13, 2012 00:56

STOWE, Vermont - The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that UNWTO Secretary General, Dr. Read More

Jordan Conference: Day One Remarks

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- June 6, 2012 11:25

Event: Seizing Tourism Market Opportunities in Times of Rapid Change Venue: King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center (Dead Sea, Jordan) Opening Ceremony: Read More