Tag: World Tourism Day

Seychelles celebrates 2nd Tourism Festival

editor editor- October 4, 2019 19:14

The Seychelles Tourism Festival 2019 came to an end on World Tourism Day, Friday September 27, 2019 after an eventful week of celebrating and promoting the importance of tourism in ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 09:39

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met with leaders of the Guatemala Tourism ... Read More

Wine tourism in Florida finally receiving long overdue attention

editor editor- January 11, 2019 22:21

Attention to wine tourism is being manifested through an increasing number of wine tourism events around the world, wine tourism organizations and associations, and wine tourism related journals, books and ... Read More

10 finalists announced in 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 05:30

The 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition is a pioneering initiative that has identified emerging companies at the forefront of the transformation of the tourism sector and the promotion of innovation ... Read More

Tourism and water: protecting our common future

editor editor- June 5, 2013 01:20

Centered on the theme “Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future,” World Tourism Day (WTD) 2013 will underline tourism´s responsibility and needed commitment to preserving the world´s vita Read More

Sabre signs the Code

editor editor- October 17, 2012 11:15

September 27 was World Tourism Day, and it was a great day for the Code of Conduct. Read More

All Island Symposium hosted by International Institute for Peace through Tourism

editor editor- October 5, 2012 02:56

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – The Social Club of Air Mauritius hosted an International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) All Island Symposium to commemorate World Tourism Day, September 27, 2013 Read More

Women in tourism celebrate World Tourism Day in Zanzibar

editor editor- October 3, 2012 05:15

(eTN) - Members of the Tanzanian women’s tourism group celebrated the annual World Tourism Day on tourist island of Zanzibar. Read More

Tourism needs support of energy sector and governments to move sustainable agenda forward

editor editor- October 1, 2012 07:18

Tourism businesses and destinations are committed to the sustainable energy agenda but need the support of the energy sector and governments to move forward, said leading experts from the aviation, ... Read More

Cape Town stands up for World Tourism Day

editor editor- September 28, 2012 03:09

September 27 marks global World Tourism Day, a day initiated and facilitated by the UN World Tourism Organization (UN Read More

Message from Caribbean Tourism Organization Secretary General on occasion of World Tourism Day 2012

editor editor- September 27, 2012 09:35

On September 27, we at the Caribbean Tourism Organization join the rest of the world in observing World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrated this year under the theme, “Tourism & Sustainable ... Read More

SCTA marks World Tourism Day with sustainable energy symposium

editor editor- September 26, 2012 07:33

On the occasion of the World Tourism Day 2012, which happens to be on Thursday, September 27, the Information Center of SCTA will be holding a symposium titled “Technological systems ... Read More

ICTP celebrates World Tourism Day with Green Growth Prize

editor editor- September 25, 2012 02:24

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - Three lucky winners will spend a week at Harith Wickerama’s Virgin Island Eco Villa, which he has been donated to ... Read More

Host country Spain prepares for World Tourism Day

editor editor- September 24, 2012 02:03

With less than one week to go to World Tourism Day (WTD) on September 27, preparations for the official celebrations in host country Spain are well underway. Read More

Tourism Week in Seychelles a grand celebration

editor editor- September 24, 2012 01:50

The Celebrate Seychelles Events Department at the Tourism Board has launched their program for Tourism Week 2012. Read More

Locals become tourists in Cape Town this month

editor editor- September 13, 2012 01:09

Tourism Month is an annual celebration held in September that highlights the importance of tourism to the economy of Cape Town with a specific emphasis on citizen tourism in the ... Read More

Cape Town making transition to more responsible tourism

editor editor- July 12, 2012 02:35

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has unveiled “Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development” as the theme for this year’s World Tourism Day, which takes place on Septe Read More

UNWTO launching World Tourism Day 2012 campaign

editor editor- June 28, 2012 00:37

World Tourism Day (WTD) 2012 will be celebrated under the theme “Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development,” inviting everyone involved in tourism – from governments to busi Read More

Biosphere Reserve will host 2012 World Tourism Day celebrations

editor editor- March 9, 2012 02:38

The 2012 official World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations will be held in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain, (September 27, 2012). Read More

Seychelles hospitality industry addresses students of Tourism Academy

editor editor- October 5, 2011 06:02

The Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA), in collaboration with the Seychelles Tourism Board, has hosted an interactive presentation, which is one of the activities that had been organized to commemorate Read More

Sustainable Tourism Label announced by Seychelles

editor editor- October 1, 2011 06:17

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, 2011, the Seychelles Tourism Board in partnership with the GOS-UNDP-GEF Program Coordination Unit has officially launched the Seychelles Sustainab Read More

UN: Tourism important force to reduce poverty, foster global solidarity

editor editor- September 28, 2011 08:05

Top United Nations officials stressed the importance of tourism in reducing poverty and linking countries through tolerance and solidarity as they marked World Tourism Day today. Read More

The Region Initiative extended to 14 countries

editor editor- September 28, 2011 07:47

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - Celebrating World Tourism Day (WTD), The Region Initiative (TRI) has further extended showing its presence in 15 countries of South Asia, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe ... Read More

Seychelles hosts special arrival for passengers in honor of World Tourism Day

editor editor- September 28, 2011 07:39

Seychelles, the tropical islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, celebrated the UN World Tourism Organization’s World Tourism Day for 2011, which takes place on September 27 every year, ... Read More

Personal and relevant tourism is the key to development

editor editor- September 28, 2011 06:33

As the world celebrates World Tourism Day on September 27, experts in the field of tourism and culture have underscored the need for local community engagement in tourism development at ... Read More

Great enthusiasm accompanies tourism day celebrations in Cape Town

editor editor- September 28, 2011 05:58

Excellent weather and great enthusiasm accompanied tourism day celebrations in the city of Cape Town today. Read More

Seychelles commemorates World Tourism Day with sparkling Ball

editor editor- September 28, 2011 05:45

The tropical islands of the Seychelles enjoyed Saturday, September 24, 2011 with the Seychelles Ball, which took place at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino. Read More

Message from WTTC President on World Tourism Day

editor editor- September 28, 2011 05:18

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today urged governments to recognize the vast economic and social contribution of travel and tourism - particularly as a driver of sustainable economic ... Read More

Seychelles President greeting on World Tourism Day

editor editor- September 28, 2011 04:56

"This year’s world tourism theme is "Tourism - Linking Cultures." Over a year ago, I launched the Seychelles brand, that diverse suite of attributes that differentiates our paradise islands from ... Read More

World Tourism Day celebrations in Pakistan

editor editor- September 27, 2011 12:20

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - World Tourism Day celebrations are in high gear in Pakistan and tourism-related organizations are holding events around the country while mega events are being held at ... Read More

World Tourism Day quiz winners tour Nyungwe Forest

editor editor- September 27, 2011 11:50

(eTN) - The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is hosting 24 winners of a radio quiz on Radio Rwanda and Contact FM, undertaken ahead of the World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, ... Read More

World Tourism Day theme: Tourism – Linking Cultures

editor editor- September 27, 2011 06:27

World Tourism Day (September 27) is the most widely-celebrated global day for tourism. Read More

UNWTO announces winners of World Tourism Day competitions

editor editor- September 24, 2011 03:42

With just a few days to go until World Tourism Day (September 27), the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the five photos and five "tweets" from among the ... Read More

Bird watching bonanza in Uganda for World Tourism Day celebrations

editor editor- September 14, 2011 07:00

UGANDA (eTN) - Ugandans will once more have the opportunity to get into the country’s national parks and forest reserves free of charge at the end of the month, when ... Read More