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UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Group discusses in Valencia a common framework for historic routes

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

Representatives from 24 countries of both private and public nature involved in the Silk Road Task Force have convened in the Mediterranean city of Valencia, ... Read More

RIU aims to attract family tourism in Torremolinos with ClubHotel Riu Costa del Sol

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

RIU has just opened the doors of the ClubHotel Riu Costa del Sol. This new hotel, with its privileged location on the maritime promenade of ... Read More

Tenerife hosts a record number of TV, film and photo shoots in 2016

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

Tenerife hosted a record-breaking number of 116 national and international TV, film and photo shoots in 2016, 28 more than the previous year, according to ... Read More

Majorca to Host the First-ever Smart Island World Congress

eturbonews- April 2, 2017 0

In a globalized world where cities are becoming the world's real powerhouses what is going to be the role of islands in the future? What ... 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

USA is main international focus for Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week

Global Editor- March 24, 2017 0

As part of its strategy of internationalisation, Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week continues to centre its campaign to promote the show and attract buyers, promoters and ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Iberia announce codeshare

Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2017 0

Oneworld alliance members, Qatar Airways and Iberia airline, have announced a codeshare partnership that will touch on over 25 routes starting March 20. New Qatar ... Read More

First European sex doll brothel closes, moves to new ‘mystery location’

Global Editor- March 17, 2017 0

Europe’s first sex doll brothel which opened last month in Barcelona has been forced to relocate after its lease was canceled in the apartment block ... Read More

Armenia wants to lead UNWTO: Minister Vahan Martirosyan enters secretary general race

eturbonews- March 16, 2017 0

The Hon. Vahan Martirosyan, minister of tourism for Armenia is the latest out of 7 candidates competing for the post of the UNWTO Secretary General. Not ... Read More

Rossiya Airlines adds Moscow Vnukovo-Barcelona route

Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2017 0

Rossiya Airlines will begin a seasonal summer route between Moscow Vnukovo and Barcelona, Spain, beginning on May 20 and ending on September 30 of this ... Read More

Emirates goes all for Real Madrid on its A380

eturbonews- March 16, 2017 0

Emirates debuted the new Real Madrid decal on its iconic A380. Making its first touchdown at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport, the Emirates A380 has been emblazoned ... Read More

Jamaica welcomes new air service between Germany, Spain and Portugal

Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2017 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett announced at the ITB global tourism tradeshow in Berlin, Germany, and at the International Hotel Investment Forum, that new ... Read More

King Simeon II named UNWTO ambassador of International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Global Editor- March 3, 2017 0

Simeon II received from the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) the certificate accrediting him as an ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable ... Read More

UNWTO: New standard will set clear guidelines for tourism planning and destination management

Global Editor- March 1, 2017 0

From the initiative of the ONCE Foundation, the Spanish Association for Standardization (UNE) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the first working meeting for the ... Read More

Barcelona nightclub reported for “sexist & humiliating advertising” towards women

Global Editor- February 24, 2017 0

The Catalan Nightlife Association (FECASARM), member of the nationwide association SPAIN NIGHTLIFE, today reported the club which operates under the commercial name of "El Bailódromo" ... Read More

Hainan tourism now includes a football academy

eturbonews- February 23, 2017 0

Hainan, the Island of Aloha in China wants to become a tourist destination with a football academy as an attraction courtesy of Barcelona, Spain. Futbol ... Read More

Valencia celebrates big increase in visitors and new flights from the UK

Global Editor- February 22, 2017 0

Valencia received a record 95,106 British visitors in 2016, 19.9% more than in 2015 and, with new direct flights from London Luton, Birmingham, Glasgow and ... Read More

UNWTO hosts presentation of stamps commemorating International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

Global Editor- February 22, 2017 0

UNWTO Headquarters in Madrid hosted the presentation on Tuesday of two Spanish stamps commemorating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017. The United ... Read More

UNWTO Smart Destinations: Innovation, technology and sustainability

Global Editor- February 21, 2017 0

Over three days (15-17 February) more than 100 speakers from 20 countries convened in Murcia, Spain to present solutions and experiences for ‘smart destinations’. The ... Read More

Tenerife: Record-breaking UK visitor numbers in 2016

Global Editor- February 17, 2017 0

Official figures released by the Tenerife Tourism Corporation show that the largest of the Canary Islands welcomed a total of 2,049,093 visitors from the UK ... Read More

Murcia to host the 1st UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations

Dmytro Makarov- February 13, 2017 0

To advance and shape a tourism model for the 21st century based on innovation, technology, sustainability and accessibility – these are the aims of the ... 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

When the Costa Blanca turned into a real wintery White Coast

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- January 26, 2017 0

The big freeze in Spain last week has left over 1,300 cars trapped through the entire night on Highway A-7, Alicante-Valencia, in heavy snowstorms. At ... Read More

The World Tourism Organization begins International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Global Editor- January 20, 2017 0

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain presided over the event celebrating the launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, organized by ... Read More

FITUR Madrid: A busy trade show

eturbonews- January 19, 2017 0

Friday is the third day of a very busy FITUR Travel Industry Trade Show in Madrid. Many visitors say, this is the busiest FITUR ever, ... Read More

UNWTO: The 10 Point Renewal and Reform Agenda

eturbonews- January 19, 2017 0

In Madrid today at his launch for the bid  for the post of Secretary General, the Hon. Dr. Walter Mzembi explained in front of a ... Read More

Africa’s man for the world: Why Hon. Eng. Dr. Walter Mzembi?

eturbonews- January 19, 2017 0

Today the Hon. Eng. Dr. Walter Mzembi made his emotional case why he wanted to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism ... Read More

Alain St.Ange presents official election documents to Taleb Rifai in bid to become next UNWTO Secretary General

Global Editor- January 19, 2017 0

On the first day of Fitur in Madrid, the leading international tourism fair in Spain, Alain St.Ange — former Seychelles Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, ... Read More

Bold or clever? Georgia Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili remarks at UNWTO year of sustainable tourism

Juergen Steinmetz- January 18, 2017 0

2017 is the UNWTO  International Year of sustainable tourism for development. The event for the opening was today at FITUR 2017, a travel and tourism ... Read More