Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), has been recognized as one of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies.
The recognition was announced by the Canadian magazine and research firm Corporate Knights during the Annual … January 19, 2017
Guanajuato’s State Ministry of Tourism (Mexico), Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (Belgium), Govardhan Ecovillage (India) and Dutch Travel Trade Association (Netherlands) were the winners of 13th Edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation … January 19, 2017
TruExperiences Tours features award-winning, small-group, sightseeing tours in Toronto, Montreal, Niagara Falls, and from Toronto to Niagara Falls. Tours are limited to just 14 guests and feature 1 driver and 1 tour guide in every vehicle, complimentary … January 18, 2017
Relaxation and total privacy in one of various luxury suites with marble bathrooms, a drink at a well-stocked bar, a cigar in a smoking lounge, or an invigorating game of table soccer before departure: all of these things, as well as many other deluxe … January 18, 2017
Russia will grab the spotlight of the world’s football (soccer) calendar this summer when the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup international association football tournament takes place in four host cities across the country between June 17 and July 2, including … January 17, 2017
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation aimed at providing a framework for joint action in the area of sustainable tourism.
The agreement, undersigned by … January 17, 2017
Today, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) launched its “Declaration for the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development” expressing the organisation’s full commitment to the priorities of the year and setting out its vision … January 17, 2017
Demand for international tourism remained robust in 2016 despite challenges. International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Some 46 million more tourists (overnight … January 17, 2017
New December passenger record achieved at Cargo volumes show significant growth - Group airports in Fraport's international portfolio report mixed results.
In 2016, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served a total of 60,792,308 passengers, thus surpassing the … January 13, 2017
Seychelles President Danny Faure has appointed a committee to recommend to him actions that could be taken nationally to honor the memory of the late Former President James Mancham, and in particular to promote national unity and reconciliation, of which … January 13, 2017
Alain St.Ange has confirmed he is a World Tourism Organisation Secretary General Candidate. The Former Seychelles Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine was born on 24 October 1954 on the island of La Digue where he spent much of his youth … January 13, 2017
Corinthia Hotels announces the appointment of Jennifer Tyler as PR Manager for the Group’s flagship hotel in London.
Jennifer joins Corinthia Hotel London from David Collins Studio, the luxury interior design and architecture practice, where she … January 12, 2017
Corinthia’s collection of luxury, five-star hotels around the globe are offering the perfect springtime packages to wave goodbye to the winter blues in 2017.
Based around languishing in each of the hotel’s fabulous on-site spas- some offering the … January 6, 2017
The former Minister of Seychelles will be announcing his formal candidacy to become the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization at FITUR in Madrid.
The tourism dignitary will also be announcing his plans if elected as Dr. Taleb Rifai’s … January 6, 2017
The 5-star hotel Cap Rocat on Majorca, luxury hotel group Lošinj Hotels & Villas in Croatia, Puente Beach Resort & Spa in Spain and the IST Travel Group are already looking forward to this date: from the March 26 to 29, 2017 the unique luxury … January 6, 2017
Corinthia Hotels will offer its collection of exquisite hotels all at enviable prices from January 5, 2017. Guests booking through corinthia.com are given a 50% discount on room rates across its five-star hotels in Malta, Budapest, Lisbon, Prague, and … January 6, 2017
The International Coalition of Tourism Partners, known as ICTP, has 610 members as of December 31, 2016. The organization is quietly growing to become a new powerhouse in the global travel and tourism industry.
Among them are national and regional … January 6, 2017
Vogue Magazine has named Trinidad and Tobago one of the 10 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2017. The US-based international fashion and lifestyle magazine published the article written by Jen Murphy on its website on December 30th 2016. The article lauded … January 6, 2017
The African Union-endorsed candidate for the post of Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Dr. Walter Mzembi, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Tourism and the Hospitality Industry, and the current Chairperson of the UNWTO … January 5, 2017
The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) has been accepted as a luxury travel partner into Virtuoso®’s exclusive portfolio, comprising more than 1,700 preferred suppliers in 100 countries. According to Michelle Buttigieg, MTA’s U.S. representative, inclusion … January 4, 2017
Corinthia Prague has all the ingredients for a romantic Valentine’s Day break next spring: its location in one of Europe’s favorite destination cities, five-star service and amenities, specially decorated rooms, sparkling wine and treats on arrival, … January 4, 2017
The International Tourism Fair in Spain (FITUR), taking place on January 18-22 in Madrid, comprises a number of events organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Activities will have a special focus on sustainable tourism, including the official … January 4, 2017
The five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon has created a romantic package for Valentine’s Day, revolving around the hotel’s decadent Spa and Wellness Club which is lavishly spread over 3,500 square meters of sophisticated and exclusive facilities.
The … January 3, 2017
I write to you as I begin my final year as UNWTO Secretary-General, a position I have been privileged to hold for almost seven years at an Agency I have been proud to serve for the past decade.
During this time I have seen tourism … January 3, 2017
12 months to celebrate and promote the contribution of the tourism sector to building a better world. This is the major goal of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 that will start in few days.
The United Nations General … December 29, 2016
Coinciding with the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development to be celebrated throughout 2017, the third International Congress on Ethics and Tourism will be held in Poland, on 27-28 April 2017.
Organized by the World Tourism Organization … December 27, 2016
The Open Doors Organization (ODO) is pleased to report that while the percentage of American adults with disabilities staying in hotels has remained steady, there has been a sharp decline in the obstacles they encounter during those visits. Over 75% of … December 23, 2016
The Board of Directors of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) met on Friday morning, December 23, with Minister Alain St.Ange, the island's Minister responsible for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, at the Ministry's ESPACE … December 23, 2016
Located along a stretch of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world in Punta Cana, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort is leading the way for exercising sustainable initiatives and has been honored, for the fourth consecutive year, with a recertification … December 23, 2016
The demand for more qualified therapists has grown over the years in the Seychelles tourism industry. This was the main point of discussion on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at the ESPACE Building offices of the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports … December 23, 2016