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A future Zimbabwe? Is Dr. Walter Mzembi the wild card?

Juergen Steinmetz- December 8, 2019 0

Zimbabwe remains in an uncertain stage. Currently, in exile in South Africa, the former Zimbabwe Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mmzembi’s name continues ... Read More

African Sermon Safaris: Dedicated to respect peoples and cultures

eturbonews- December 5, 2018 0

What makes African Sermon Safaris special is it is committed to the true philosophies of eco-tourism, promoting low-impact and environmentally-sensitive operations to maximize visitors' satisfaction, ... Read More

Prince Harry’s Bachelor Party Rumored to be Held in Las Vegas

eturbonews- January 18, 2018 0

Prince Harry reportedly wants to return to Las Vegas for the bachelor party of the year, despite the antics that shamed the UK Royal Family ... 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

CruiseTrends Report: Insight into “what is trending” with cruise customers

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

CruiseTrends report for the month of April 2017 was released today. Cruise experts mined their wealth of data to provide information on the most popular ... Read More

Three-month state of emergency unanimously approved by Egypt’s parliament

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

Egypt's parliament has unanimously approved a three-month state of emergency declared by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after attacks claimed by Takfiri Daesh terrorists killed over ... Read More

Nine killed in attack on Philippines’ popular tourist resort island

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

Nine people including four Philippine security officials were killed Tuesday during clashes with the Abu Sayyaf kidnap group on a popular resort island as millions ... 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

Global strategic tourism advisor and author Anita Mendiratta supports UN focus on sustainable tourism in 2017

Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2017 0

The world’s tourism community has long taken pride in its ability to have a direct impact on sustainable development, tourism increasingly being viewed as a ... Read More

Death goes digital: Slovenian firm puts a modern twist on ancient tombstone

Global Editor- April 8, 2017 0

A Slovenian company has created a virtual way to grieve, with digital interactive tombstones that play video and other digital content to mourners. A prototype ... Read More

Organization of Islamic Cooperation denounces Stockholm terror attack

Global Editor- April 8, 2017 0

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has censured a recent terrorist attack in Swedish capital of Stockholm in which several people lost their lives and ... Read More

“Tourism for all” catching momentum as Association of Women Travel Executives speaks up on UNWTO elections

Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2017 0

The Association of Women Travel Executives (AWTE) is a member organization that offers networking and professional development opportunities to support the careers of women in ... Read More

Air Canada announces Board Chairman retirement

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

Air Canada announced today the retirement of David I. Richardson, Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. His retirement will take effect at the conclusion ... Read More

Carnival Corporation names new Corporate Treasurer

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, announced today that Darrell Campbell joins the company as corporate treasurer, effective April 10, 2017. ... Read More

Foreign visitors can now stay in India for twice as long with e-Visa

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

India’s Ministry of Tourism has announced that foreign tourists visiting India on the e-Tourist Visa (eTV) will now be entitled to stay in the country ... Read More

“Animated World” officially launches at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

The world's exclusive "Animated World" officially launches on 6th April, 2017, bringing famous animated characters and interactive gaming experience to visitors for all ages. Visitors ... Read More

Greater Miami and The Beaches marks Global Meetings Industry Day

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) and Miami International Airport celebrated Global Meetings Industry Day by welcoming WOW air's inaugural flight from Reykjavik, ... Read More

Britney Spears concert disrupts Israeli election

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

A Britney Spears concert has reportedly forced Israel to reschedule an election because it falls on the same day as the pop star's Tel Aviv ... Read More

Annual Airfare Study reveals the best times to buy flights

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The findings of the Annual Airfare Study, which crunched 921 million airfares from 2.9 million trips to find the best and worst times to buy ... Read More

Teamsters and Southwest Airlines reach tentative agreement

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The negotiating team for Southwest material specialists has reached a tentative agreement to amend their current collective bargaining agreement with Southwest Airlines. The negotiating team ... Read More

Old Port of Montreal: Ride the highest observation wheel in Canada

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

Starting this June, Montrealers and visitors to the city can soar to a unique vantage point between the city and the river on Montreal's Observation ... Read More

Heathrow identifies the languages children should learn for future success

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

With Heathrow expecting a record 868,000 passengers over Easter weekend and 200,000 extra families set to travel, the UK’s hub airport today announced its Little ... Read More

European Union parliament approves visa wavers for Ukrainian citizens

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The European Union legislature has overwhelmingly backed plans to allow Ukrainian citizens into the bloc for short stays without visas. The EU parliament on Thursday ... Read More

Canadian airport leaders gather in Ottawa

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Senior executives from more than two dozen airports across the country are in Ottawa today to meet with parliamentarians and highlight the important role airports ... Read More

Tea for Two – Time to Mend Fences over a Cuppa

Juergen Steinmetz- April 4, 2017 0

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe having tea with His Majesty Queen Elizabeth II?  His Excellency Walter Mzembi, minister of tourism for Zimbabwe recently gave an interview ... Read More

New Orleans brakes tourism records in 2016

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

New Orleans has broken tourism records again! The "Big Easy" welcomed 10.45 million visitors, who spent $7.41 billion in the city in 2016. According to ... Read More

Air Canada announces departure of Klaus Goersch

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

Klaus Goersch, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Air Canada has resigned effective April 30, 2017. He will continue to lead Air Canada's ... Read More

Benchmark names new GM at The Mayfair Hotel, Los Angeles

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

BENCHMARK. a global hospitality company, has named Matina Lapanaitis general manager for The Mayfair Hotel, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Los Angeles, ... Read More

International Jazz Day Brussels: Be Jazz Be Brussels!

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

On November 2011 UNESCO designated April 30 as the International Jazz Day, a tribute to jazz music and its fundamental role in uniting people across ... Read More

New York, Houston and Chicago boast best hotels in US

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

969 hotels in the US have been revealed as the country's ultimate hotel hotspots, according to the Hotels.com Loved by Guests Awards 2017, where the ... Read More