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Bangkok Airways ready to serve international demand

Bangkok Airways ready to serve international demand

BANGKOK, Thailand - A world-wide fascination with the wonders of Thailand has fueled a dynamic tourist economy that continues to expand to every corner of this delightful, value-oriented nation. On the wings of this amazing growth, Bangkok Airways has … October 1, 2010
Skål International secretariat awarded Green Globe Certification

Skål International secretariat awarded Green Globe Certification

After an intensive onsite audit, the Skål International secretariat has successfully met the Green Globe standard requirements and been awarded the Green Globe Certification – the premier worldwide certification program for sustainable management and … September 22, 2010

Seychelles joins the world of carnivals but with a unique touch

SEYCHELLES - Carnivals are not new, and many countries are today organizing a carnival of their own. The Tropical Creole Islands of the Seychelles has now confirmed that they are organizing an annual carnival with the first edition due on March 4-6, 2011. … August 30, 2010
Skål International New York launches Young Skål

Skål International New York launches Young Skål

NEW YORK, NY - The New York City chapter of Skål International, the largest organization of travel professionals in the world, launched Young Skål at a recent luncheon. Young Skål will give students and young professionals in the tourism industry, … July 20, 2010
International tourism: recovery confirmed, but growth remains uneven

International tourism: recovery confirmed, but growth remains uneven

MADRID, Spain – International tourist arrivals grew by 7 percent in the first four months of 2010 according to the latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This growth confirms the recovery trend beginning in the last quarter of 2009 and comes … June 29, 2010
SKAL International Secretary Jim Power died in his sleep

SKAL International Secretary Jim Power died in his sleep

(eTN) - The Skål International secretary general, Mr. Jim Power, has died, according to sources close to him. The tourism luminary is said to have died in his sleep at his home in Torremolinos, Spain, on Saturday, June 12, 2010.The news comes as shock … June 14, 2010
President of Skal International wins

President of Skal International wins "academy" award

The president of Skål International, Nik Racic, received an IMEX "academy" award for Europe on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. The award was presented to Nik by IMEX group cvhairman Ray Bloom during the IMEX Gala Dinner. In announcing the award, IMEX managing … May 31, 2010
Seychelles first international investment forum

Seychelles first international investment forum

In late 2008, Seychelles embarked on a comprehensive reform program with the support of the IMF, World Bank, and the African Development Bank respectively. A little over one year into the reform program, the Seychelles has successfully liberalized … May 27, 2010

World Tourism Day 2010 to celebrate tourism and biodiversity

MADRID, Spain - As the world comes together to celebrate 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity, UNWTO is happy to announce that the World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, hosted officially this year by China, will take place under the theme, "Tourism … May 21, 2010
Nine Hawaii companies recognized with Export Achievement awards

Nine Hawaii companies recognized with Export Achievement awards

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Nine Hawaii companies were recognized today by Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle, the US Department of Commerce, and the Small Business Administration for their success in entering or expanding in the international marketplace. Cyanotech … May 20, 2010
Cape Town Tourism welcomes growth figures

Cape Town Tourism welcomes growth figures

Cape Town Tourism CEO Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold said the latest international tourism statistics show that international tourism is steadily gaining momentum, following an extremely challenging 2009. She said according to information just released by … April 29, 2010
First results of 2010 confirm upward trend in international tourism to US

First results of 2010 confirm upward trend in international tourism to US

International tourism is steadily gaining momentum in the US following an extremely challenging 2009. International tourist arrivals grew by 7 percent in the first two months of 2010 worldwide, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Growth … April 28, 2010
TTG Incontri, an international quality trade fair

TTG Incontri, an international quality trade fair

TTG Incontri, the main international tourism trade fair scheduled for October 22-24, 2010 in Rimini (Italy), broadened its horizon by focusing on the quality of services. Already, numerous foreign tourist boards have confirmed their participation, regarding … April 23, 2010
SKAL Bangkok meets in the Boulevard

SKAL Bangkok meets in the Boulevard

SKAL International Bangkok held its monthly luncheon meeting at the Amari Boulevard Hotel on Sukhumvit Soi 5 on July 14, 2009. Featured speakers at the luncheon were Greg Duffell, president and CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Bruce … July 14, 2009
Testing times for international tourism

Testing times for international tourism

According to the June edition of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism declined by 8 percent between January and April compared to the same period last year. Destinations worldwide recorded a total of 247 million international tourist … July 2, 2009

10Best Solutions announces success with top international hotel chains

GREENVILLE, SC - 10Best Solutions has been chosen by many of the world’s top international hotel chains to provide advanced online services such as content management, search engine optimization, and custom destination content to hotel property websites. “10Best … April 16, 2009
Russian MICE sector shows remarkable resilience to current economic situation

Russian MICE sector shows remarkable resilience to current economic situation

MOSCOW, Russia - The Moscow International MICE Forum attracted a record number of both participants and registered visitors. With 103 international MICE suppliers covering 49 countries, the event was truly international and, therefore, of great interest … April 14, 2009

India's premier travel and tourism exhibition announces its 2009 schedule

India International Travel Mart is pleased to announce its 2009 schedule at the discerning markets of Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad & Cochin: * Bangalore: July 18-20, 2009 * Chennai: July 24-26, 2009 * Mumbai: September 11-13, 2009 * … March 27, 2009
MICE professionals from around the world preparing for Moscow International MICE Forum on March 17

MICE professionals from around the world preparing for Moscow International MICE Forum on March 17

A total of 98 companies representing 36 countries have registered to participate at the 5th Moscow International MICE Forum on March 17. Registrations from Russian MICE specialists and corporate buyers are 17 percent higher than last year, and all signals … February 26, 2009
Two leading associations on the international congress scene recently celebrated anniversaries in Vienna

Two leading associations on the international congress scene recently celebrated anniversaries in Vienna

VIENNA - The International Pharmaceutical Congress Advisory Association and the Associations Conference Forum are two of the most important organizations in the international congress business. Both celebrated round anniversaries this year, and the Vienna … February 19, 2009
Bahrain to host inaugural International Food & Hospitality Expo 2009

Bahrain to host inaugural International Food & Hospitality Expo 2009

MANAMA - Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA) will stage the first Food & Hospitality Expo 2009 (The Gulf’s International Food and Hospitality Exhibition) from January 13-15, 2009 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre … December 29, 2008
Skal organizes Albert Schmid Charity Challenge

Skal organizes Albert Schmid Charity Challenge

In early November of this year (2008), Skål International Los Angeles organized the fourth “Charity Challenge” for a group of 40 youth from the Challengers Boys and Girls Club of Metro Los Angles. The requirements for the selected youth were good … December 4, 2008
Bahrain to host International Food & Hospitality Expo 2009

Bahrain to host International Food & Hospitality Expo 2009

Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA) will stage the first Food & Hospitality Expo 2009 (The Gulf’s International Food and Hospitality Exhibition). This event will be held under the patronage of H.H Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the … November 10, 2008
International Travel Agent Summit attracts agents from 18 countries

International Travel Agent Summit attracts agents from 18 countries

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Nearly 40 travel sellers representing 18 countries attended ASTA's International Travel Agent Summit in Orlando on September 9, 2008. The meeting, which kicked off Global Business Day at THETRADESHOW, was created to bring international … October 2, 2008
III international Conference on Tourism and Handcrafts

III international Conference on Tourism and Handcrafts

MADRID/LIMA, Peru (September 25, 2008) - The synergies between tourism and handcrafts must be fully recognized and developed to become economic opportunities for local artisans, tourism competitiveness and promotion of host destinations. Handcrafts, tourism … September 26, 2008
Sandy Dhuyvetter named NBTA international correspondent

Sandy Dhuyvetter named NBTA international correspondent

(July 22, 2008 – San Diego, CA) – TravelTalkMEDIA announced today that Sandy Dhuyvetter, executive producer and host of TravelTalkMEDIA, RADIO and TV, has been named the National Business Travel Association’s international correspondent for the … July 22, 2008



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