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PATA announces vision for 2020: ‘Partnerships for Tomorrow’

PATA announces vision for 2020: ‘Partnerships for Tomorrow’

In line with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced ... Read More

Millions of Americans could be affected by REAL ID deadline in 2020

Millions of Americans could be affected by REAL ID deadline in 2020

Almost three out of four Americans are unprepared for the October 1, 2020 deadline for full implementation of REAL ... Read More

World Tourism Day message from CTO Acting Secretary General

World Tourism Day message from CTO Acting Secretary General

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) joins the global community today in celebrating World Tourism Day 2019 under the theme, ... Read More

Seattle and Portland restaurant noise levels catch up to New York City and San Francisco

Seattle and Portland restaurant noise levels catch up to New York City and San Francisco

The results of a recent study of restaurant noise levels in Seattle and Portland show that the two Pacific ... Read More

Dominica launches official Trail Hiker’s Logbook and Passport

Dominica launches official Trail Hiker’s Logbook and Passport

Dominica has a vast network of hiking trails that suits all interests and levels of ability. Most trails traverse ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority awards funding to natural resources programs

Hawaii Tourism Authority awards funding to natural resources programs

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today it is awarding funding to 34 programs in the Hawaiian Islands through ... Read More

Call for increased climate crisis response from Travel & Tourism

Call for increased climate crisis response from Travel & Tourism

A landmark report issued today by SUNx, in conjunction with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on the ... Read More

IATA: Supporting carbon neutral growth tops full agenda at ICAO Assembly

IATA: Supporting carbon neutral growth tops full agenda at ICAO Assembly

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expressed high expectations for the outcomes of the 40th Assembly of the International ... Read More

African Travel Times reveals names of its 2019 Awards Nominees

African Travel Times reveals names of its 2019 Awards Nominees

African Travel Times, West Africa’s only monthly travel and tourism magazine and a member of the African Tourism Board ... Read More

Russia’s Irkutsk regional authorities move to restrict tourism on Lake Baikal

Russia’s Irkutsk regional authorities move to restrict tourism on Lake Baikal

Local authorities in Russia's Irkutsk region have adopted new Rules for the organization of tourism and recreation in the ... Read More

Aviation industry debates airport IT and security in London

Aviation industry debates airport IT and security in London

Smart security screening, cyber-attacks, drone incursions, applications of artificial intelligence and robotics are some of the biggest focus areas ... Read More

Teenage eco-ambassadors clean up plastic trash from Hawaii’s shoreline

Teenage eco-ambassadors clean up plastic trash from Hawaii’s shoreline

Hawaii is known for having some of the most beautiful and picturesque beaches in the world -- and it’s ... Read More

Caribbean youth to tackle issues of smart travel and jobs of the future at CTO regional event

Caribbean youth to tackle issues of smart travel and jobs of the future at CTO regional event

Students from 14 Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) member countries will tackle some of the most pertinent issues facing the ... Read More

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian to showcase future of travel with CES 2020 keynote

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian to showcase future of travel with CES 2020 keynote

Delta Air Lines will showcase the transformation of the air travel experience at CES 2020, making history as the ... Read More

Tourists per square mile: World’s most overcrowded cities

Tourists per square mile: World’s most overcrowded cities

Travel experts have analyzed the number of international visitors each year in some of the world’s most popular places ... Read More

Launch of ‘Travalyst’ threatens companies which do not become more environmentally minded

Launch of ‘Travalyst’ threatens companies which do not become more environmentally minded

Tourism related partners that do not get involved with ‘Travalyst’, or become more sustainability-focused, face losing credibility and missing ... Read More

UAE delegation visits European countries ahead of World Tolerance Summit

UAE delegation visits European countries ahead of World Tolerance Summit

A UAE delegation comprising officials of the second edition of World Tolerance Summit (WTS) concluded a series of visits ... Read More

Delta invests $2 million for study of potential facility to produce biofuel

Delta invests $2 million for study of potential facility to produce biofuel

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Delta Air Lines is investing $2 million to partner with Northwest ... Read More

Poll: Travel suppliers who prioritize “innovation” could have strategic advantage

Poll: Travel suppliers who prioritize “innovation” could have strategic advantage

The results of the most recent consumer Pulse Poll on innovation in travel over the past century were revealed ... Read More

UNWTO’s NO to member states, WTTC and eTN : A European Delegate speaks out

UNWTO’s NO to member states, WTTC and eTN : A European Delegate speaks out

The General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization? 2019 just concluded in St. Petersburg, Russia. The event is expected ... Read More

Naked Germans at Saunas, Whirlpools and Nude Beaches

Naked Germans at Saunas, Whirlpools and Nude Beaches

What German tourists enjoy? German tourists love to get naked at home and when visiting the world. Tourists in ... Read More

UNWTO Loves Saudi Arabia, while Saudi Arabia makes $9.6 billion Dollars from visitors

UNWTO Loves Saudi Arabia, while Saudi Arabia makes $9.6 billion Dollars from visitors

UNWTO loves their new member Saudi Arabia. It supported UNWTO with $1.7 million in funding. Tourism to Saudi Arabia ... Read More

Stockholm police mobilized over potential Muslim migrant mob riots during Davis Cup

Stockholm police mobilized over potential Muslim migrant mob riots during Davis Cup

Stockholm police officers have been mobilized across the city, which will host the upcoming Davis Cup matches between Sweden ... Read More

US Treasury sanctions North Korean state-sponsored malicious cyber groups

US Treasury sanctions North Korean state-sponsored malicious cyber groups

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions targeting three North Korean ... Read More

ICCA and BestCities announce 2019 winners of Incredible Impacts Grants at IMEX America

ICCA and BestCities announce 2019 winners of Incredible Impacts Grants at IMEX America

The Incredible Impacts Program, now in its third year, run collaboratively by ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance, has selected ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism and The Hague Convention Bureau reveal joint association and event marketing partnership

Ottawa Tourism and The Hague Convention Bureau today revealed their intention to sign a friendly memorandum of understanding (MOU) ... Read More

IMEX America 2019: Mindfulness and sustainability are runaway successes this year

IMEX America 2019: Mindfulness and sustainability are runaway successes this year

In between meetings, networking and attending education sessions, attendees at IMEX America have opportunities to take care of themselves ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett calls for global support for hurricane-impacted Bahamas

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett calls for global support for hurricane-impacted Bahamas

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett today urged members of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly ... Read More

First hybrid powered cruise ship completes Northwest Passage crossing

First hybrid powered cruise ship completes Northwest Passage crossing

This week, Hurtigruten’s groundbreaking expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen wrote a new chapter in exploration history – being ... Read More

UNWTO General Assembly opens with sustainability and innovation top of the agenda

UNWTO General Assembly opens with sustainability and innovation top of the agenda

The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened in Saint Petersburg, Russian ... Read More

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