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LGBTQ Travel Association welcomes new global hospitality partner

Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association is proud to announce Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, the original boutique hotel company, as a Silver Level global partner. IGLTA ... Read More

David Scowsill to leave WTTC

Dmytro Makarov- April 25, 2017 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announces the departure of David Scowsill, President & CEO, after six years at the helm of the organisation. ... Read More

Special recognition for Skal’s new officers

Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2017 0

During the installation banquet of Skal’s new officers, Skal International Orlando Past President Jeff Chase presented the prestigious HSMAI Gene Hassett Award to Luann Brooks, ... Read More

Wyndham Hotel Group’s Geoff Ballotti named US Travel National Chair

Global Editor- April 10, 2017 0

The US Travel Association on Monday announced Geoff Ballotti, president and CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group, as its new national chair. He was elected in ... Read More

U.S. Travel on Big Airlines’ Challenges

Dmytro Makarov- April 10, 2017 0

WASHINGTON (April 10, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Jonathan Grella issued the following statement: "For days, the airwaves have been filled ... Read More

Sustainable Tourism Observatories: UNWTO welcomes collaboration between Guanajuato and Paraguay

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

UNWTO welcomes the agreement reached by the Sustainable Tourism Observatory of Guanajuato (Mexico) and Paraguay to facilitate knowledge and technology transfer. Guanajuato is one of ... Read More

Still Hope for Climate Sanity?

eturbonews- April 4, 2017 0

It certainly hasn’t been a great month for Climate Resilience, as the new US Administration, led by global warming sceptics, started to gut environmental policies, ... Read More

Sonoma County Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins UNWTO International Network

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

Located in California (USA), the Sonoma County Sustainable Tourism Observatory is the latest member having successfully joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) International Network of ... Read More

Who IGLTA wants to see lead UNWTO as a secretary general

eturbonews- April 2, 2017 0

John Tanzella, president and CEO  of IGLTA, speaks out on the upcoming election for the new Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). IGLTA ... Read More

What is his objective? Colombia’s candidate for UNWTO spells it out

eturbonews- April 1, 2017 0

The Colombian embassy in Austria is giving out a brochure pitching for its ambassador to become the leader of world tourism. The global travel and tourism industry ... Read More

Who is UNWTO Secretary General Candidate Jaime Alberto Cabal from Colombia?

eturbonews- April 1, 2017 0

UNWTO Secretary General candidate Jaime Alberto Cabal, former Minister of Colombia and  Colombian Ambassador ao Austria, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Montenegro, Czech Republic and Serbia occupied ... Read More

We had an epic Nepal Tourism Summit in Europe

eturbonews- March 26, 2017 0

You love Nepalese food and did not attend the Nepal Europe Summit?  You missed out! The long anticipated Nepal Europe Summit after ITB Berlin finished ... Read More

UNWTO Seminar addresses tourism development in the Russian regions of the Silk Road

eturbonews- March 21, 2017 0

The potential of tourism itineraries and products in the Russian regions of Silk Road has centred the debates of a Seminar conducted last 12 March ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority Issues State’s First-Ever Studies on LGBT Travel

eturbonews- March 16, 2017 0

More than two years ago LGBT Hawaii  suggested to the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) to hire Community Marketing andInsights  to conduct a study on  the ... Read More

World Tourism Organization: Seven candidates vie for UNWTO Secretary-General job

Global Editor- March 16, 2017 0

The Secretariat of the World Tourism Organization referring to decision CE/DEC/15(CIV) of the Executive Council at its 104th session (Luxor, Egypt, 30 October – 1 ... Read More

eTN at MITT 2017 in Moscow Nepalese style

eturbonews- March 15, 2017 0

Today was the start of MITT 2017 in Moscow. With over 1,600 participating companies from around the globe, MITT is the key meeting place for ... Read More

UNWTO advances the conversion of the Code of Ethics into an international Convention

eturbonews- March 6, 2017 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is working to convert the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism into an international Convention, in order to increase ... Read More

PATA launches travel agent initiative with Equator Learning

eturbonews- February 28, 2017 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in conjunction with Equator Learning, is launching a travel agent initiative to support organisations with travel trade marketing efforts. ... Read More

ICTP Destination in the USA: From Brand USA to the Marianas Visitors Authority

eturbonews- February 24, 2017 0

All ICTP members believe in GREEN GROWTH + QUALITY = BUSINESS. The largest membership base for the International Coalition of Tourism Partners is in the United ... Read More

What is the V4 in Tourism for the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia?

eturbonews- February 23, 2017 0

Promoting travel and tourism and sharing benefits between the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia is very much part of the Visegrad Group (also known as ... Read More

Proud Vietnam and the International Coalition of Tourism Partners

eturbonews- February 19, 2017 0

Green growth + quality = business. These are the principles all 700+ members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) operate in 135 countries around ... Read More

UNWTO candidate Mzembi: World tourism leadership against all odds

eturbonews- February 15, 2017 0

The hard-working UNWTO Secretary General candidate and Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Walter Mzembi, continues another world tour. His ongoing trip already ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism minister commends Beau Vallon hoteliers for quality services and products

eturbonews- February 14, 2017 0

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Maurice Loustau-Lalanne said it is pleasing to see how tourism operators are putting great effort to ... Read More

Happy Valentine eTurboNews Friends & Tourism

eturbonews- February 14, 2017 0

Aloha and Happy Valentine to all our readers anywhere in the world. Besides all the challenges it's a wonderful world and the travel and tourism ... Read More

New SKAL International USA Executive Committee officially takes office

Global Editor- February 14, 2017 0

The new 2017 SKAL International USA Executive Committee officially took office and began work at their recent Winter Board Meeting in Orlando, Fla., endorsing recommendations ... Read More

ABPCO and CHS Group partner to create PCO specific education for the Conference and Hospitality Show 2017

eturbonews- February 13, 2017 0

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has partnered with CHS Group to create association focused education alongside the Conference and Hospitality Show 2017 ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism and its role in the International Coalition of Tourism Partners

eturbonews- February 13, 2017 0

With close to 1000 key tourism stakeholders and destinations in 153 countries, the International Coalition of Tourism Partners has been a force for Green Growth ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary General Election: How it works?

eturbonews- February 12, 2017 0

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) generates market knowledge, promotes competitive and sustainable tourism policies and instruments, fosters tourism education and training, and works ... Read More

The State of the Airline Industry according to IATA

eturbonews- February 10, 2017 0

The state of the airline industry was laid out by IATA, the International Air Transport Association Financial Monitor report for January 2017 The initial financial ... Read More

UNWTO: Viajes El Corte Inglés commits to Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

eturbonews- February 10, 2017 0

Viajes El Corte Inglés in Spain has signed the Private Sector Commitment to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, a key element of ... Read More