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African Tourism Board expands the ASEAN-African Tourism Alliance

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

ATB President Alain St.Ange from the Seychelles is leading the consolidation of cooperation between Africa and the ASEAN bloc through FORSEAA. - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

UNWTO Summit concluded in the Dominican Republic

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2021 0

UNWTO had originally planned a last-minute ministerial meeting covering the Americas region to be hosted in the Dominican Republic which directly conflicted with the recently-concluded ... Read More

MAP International continues to send aid to victims of La Soufrière volcano eruption in St. Vincent

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

St. Vincent’s La Soufrière volcano eruption occurred on April 9, forcing 20,000 people to evacuate, and leaving thousands of residents sleeping in emergency shelters - ... Read More

US Leisure and Hospitality sector hamstrung by lack of international and business travel

eturbonews- May 7, 2021 0

Disappointing jobs report would have been significantly worse without Leisure & Hospitality - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

World Tourism Network President awarded US Public Health COVID-19 Pandemic Civilian Service Medal

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2021 0

COVID's worst enemy has been the travel and tourism industry. Members of this industry had been fighting back in every country, from every sector of ... Read More

African Tourism Board President St.Ange wishes Tanzania and Kenya Presidents fruitful discussions

eturbonews- May 6, 2021 0

Alain St.Ange, the President of the African Tourism Board (ATB), has congratulated the Kenya and Tanzania Presidents for the meeting saying African Tourism is stronger ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and ASTA reveal key travel trends ahead of summer rush

eturbonews- May 5, 2021 0

In celebration of National Travel Advisor Day, Sandals® Resorts partnered on a research study with the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) to examine travelers’ ... Read More

Collaboration, Connections and Community delivered on new IMEX BuzzHub

eturbonews- May 5, 2021 0

Speakers from LinkedIn, SXSW, and Daybreaker are part of the exceptional line-up of speakers launching the program of activities on the new IMEX BuzzHub on ... Read More

Travel Manitoba joins the World Tourism Network

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2021 0

Canada's Heart beats in Manitoba. The Canadian Province Manitoba tourism board Travel Manitoba just joined the World Tourism Network (WTN) - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

IATA welcomes G20 push to restart tourism

eturbonews- May 5, 2021 0

G20 Tourism Ministers agree to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism - eTurboNews | ... Read More

Airlines for America announces 2021 Nuts and Bolts Award recipients

eturbonews- May 5, 2021 0

Nuts and Bolts Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate outstanding service and achievements in the engineering or maintenance fields within the commercial aviation industry - eTurboNews ... Read More

President of Italy on G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- May 4, 2021 0

Today’s G20 Tourism Ministers meeting marked one of the first official appointments of Italy President Sergio Mattarella. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Dubai hosts first in-person travel and tourism event in Middle East since COVID

eturbonews- May 4, 2021 0

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021 has reconfirmed that Dubai will host the largest in-person travel & tourism event in the world, since the onset of ... Read More

WTTC at G20: Moving beyond COVID-19

eturbonews- May 4, 2021 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) urged G20 leaders to press for the urgent return of international travel to recover millions of jobs at ... Read More

G20 Tourism Ministers urge green transformation for sustainable recovery

eturbonews- May 4, 2021 0

Tourism Ministers of the G20 nations met to devise a way forward for an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable green recovery for the sector at the ... Read More

US hotel industry expected to end 2021 down 500,000 jobs

eturbonews- May 3, 2021 0

3.1 million leisure and hospitality jobs lost during COVID-19 pandemic - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

US Travel taps Nicole Porter to boost political outreach

eturbonews- May 3, 2021 0

Nicole Porter as US Travel Association's vice president, political affairs - PAC and grassroots - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Health Without Borders launched by World Tourism Network

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 2, 2021 0

The rebuilding travel discussion by the World Tourism Network (WTB) started in March 2020 and is taking its activities to a new level today in ... Read More

Las Vegas means business is not just a slogan

eturbonews- May 1, 2021 0

As Las Vegas continues to take steps toward a full reopening, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak recently announced his goal of increasing business capacity to 100 ... Read More

US Travel and Franchise industries endorse Save Hotel Jobs Act

eturbonews- April 30, 2021 0

The measure earlier won the joint endorsement of the American Hotel & Lodging Association and UNITE HERE - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority elects new Chair Quiksilver style

eturbonews- April 30, 2021 0

Previously serving as Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) vice-chair, George Kam was named as the new chair at yesterday’s monthly board meeting. He is an active ... Read More

PATA appoints new Chief Executive Officer

eturbonews- April 28, 2021 0

Liz Ortiguera named PATA's next Chief Executive Officer - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Tanzania President stands for tourism and travel industry

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 27, 2021 0

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan is taking serious steps to re-shape tourism through aggressive and competitive marketing strategies with establishment of new tourist products. - ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority announces new members of its Board of Directors

eturbonews- April 27, 2021 0

Governor David Ige recently nominated the three individuals to serve on HTA’s board, with their appointments confirmed by the Hawaii State Senate earlier today - ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism mourns the passing of Rev. Andrew Hatch, a founder of precursor to CTO

eturbonews- April 27, 2021 0

Andrew Hatch was one of the major founders and the first vice chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Research and Development Centre - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Jamaica Saudi partnership makes tourism even more resilient

eturbonews- April 26, 2021 0

The venue for a sideline meeting between the Tourism Ministers of Jamaica and Saudi Arabia took place in Cancun, Mexico, during the World Travel & ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister participates in WTTC Global Summit in Mexico

eturbonews- April 26, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has joined other global tourism decision-makers in Mexico this weekend, for the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global ... Read More

Vaccinated and Ready to Travel to Europe?

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2021 0

Europe has been closed to Americans and other non EU tourists for almost a year. This may change shortly to certain vaccinated visitors. - eTurboNews ... Read More

WTTC Summit pre-opening press conference in Cancun is not ready for questions

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2021 0

The world of travel and tourism is looking to Cancun for answers. On Monday and Tuesday WTTC will conduct its first summit. There are big ... Read More

30 Years WTTC: First CEO Prof. Geoffrey Lipman wants a green and clean voice to matter

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2021 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council was founded in 1990, and is celebrating 30 years at its global Summit in Cancun, Mexico next week. The ... Read More