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ICTP releases a statement on the resignation of the Egyptian Minister of Tourism Hon. Hisham Zaazou

ICTP releases a statement on the resignation of the Egyptian Minister of Tourism Hon. Hisham Zaazou

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) through its President, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, is releasing a statement on the resignation of the Egyptian Minister of Tourism Hon. Hisham Zaazou. "It was with great sadness that we received … June 21, 2013
St. Eustatius Tourism joins International Coalition of Tourism Partners council

St. Eustatius Tourism joins International Coalition of Tourism Partners council

ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius; HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The St. Eustatius Tourism Development Foundation (STDF) has recently joined the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP). ICTP is a grassroots … June 13, 2013
ICTP supports Myanmar’s bold new tourism leap – calls for green growth leadership

ICTP supports Myanmar’s bold new tourism leap – calls for green growth leadership

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) supports Myanmar’s bold new tourism leap and calls for green growth leadership. ICTP is a fast growing Hawaii, Brussels and … June 7, 2013
ICTP supports the launch of a new wind turbine technology by its partner UGE and urges the travel & tourism sector to shift to renewable energies

ICTP supports the launch of a new wind turbine technology by its partner UGE and urges the travel & tourism sector to shift to renewable energies

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - After more than a year of dedicated research and development, Urban Green Energy (UGE) is launching VisionAIR, its most advanced wind turbine yet. VisionAIR has been designed to maximize … May 16, 2013
International Coalition of Tourism Partners applauds Peru Smart Visa initiative

International Coalition of Tourism Partners applauds Peru Smart Visa initiative

LIMA, Peru; HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) today expressed its strong support for the ministerial initiative of Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia to create a common … April 24, 2013
ICTP partners with UGE to promote innovation for a cleaner and greener future

ICTP partners with UGE to promote innovation for a cleaner and greener future

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) and Urban Green Energy (UGE) have agreed today to collaborate to promote innovation in general, and distributed renewable energy … April 22, 2013
ICTP President chairs Tourism Think Tank in Lucerne, Switzerland

ICTP President chairs Tourism Think Tank in Lucerne, Switzerland

Geoffrey Lipman, the President of the ICTP (International Coalition of Tourism Partners) and Chairman of the greenearth.travel was Chairman and Moderator of the two-day session of the 2013 Tourism Think Tank that preceded the World Tourism Forum Lucerne. … April 18, 2013
Futureshift joins International Coalition of Tourism Partners

Futureshift joins International Coalition of Tourism Partners

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced today that Futureshift, a New York-based marketing consulting firm, has joined the coalition as a new member. Futureshift … April 5, 2013
ICTP President honored at 50th IH&RA Congress: pledges to collaborate on green growth

ICTP President honored at 50th IH&RA Congress: pledges to collaborate on green growth

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - At the 50th Annual Congress of the International Hotel and Restaurant Association (IH&RA) held in Istanbul, Turkey, outgoing President Ghassan Aidi inducted Professor Geoffrey … April 5, 2013
TravelWizard.com joins International Coalition of Tourism Partners

TravelWizard.com joins International Coalition of Tourism Partners

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that TravelWizard.com has joined as a member. TravelWizard.com is based in San Rafael, California, and … March 24, 2013
ICTP announces Msuna Safaris and Travel as newest member

ICTP announces Msuna Safaris and Travel as newest member

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that Msuna Safaris and Travel of Zimbabwe has become its newest member. Brian Kaluna of Msuna Safaris and Travel said: … March 21, 2013
International Coalition of Tourism Partners welcomes Carol Hay of Caribbean Tourism Organization to its Advisory Council

International Coalition of Tourism Partners welcomes Carol Hay of Caribbean Tourism Organization to its Advisory Council

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - ICTP Chairman Juergen Steinmetz and President Geoffrey Lipman met with the Director of Marketing UK & Europe of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Carol Hay, to discuss how to join … March 19, 2013
International Coalition of Tourism Partners collaboration with World Tourism Forum Lucerne

International Coalition of Tourism Partners collaboration with World Tourism Forum Lucerne

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) and World Tourism Forum Lucerne re-affirmed their collaboration at the ITB Travel Trade Show last week in Berlin, Germany, … March 13, 2013
ICTP announces C-Quest Diving Safaris as newest South Africa member

ICTP announces C-Quest Diving Safaris as newest South Africa member

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that C-Quest Diving Safaris has recently joined as a member. C-Quest Diving Safaris is a scuba diving tour operator … February 25, 2013
ICTP and Simpleview adds a new dimension to ITB Berlin

ICTP and Simpleview adds a new dimension to ITB Berlin

In a partnership unrivaled by any other exhibitor at ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show taking place from March 6-10, three organizations have come together to create a place where destinations can discuss digital tourism and green growth. Simpleview, … February 19, 2013
ICTP welcomes newest member, Cruise and Rail Travel International

ICTP welcomes newest member, Cruise and Rail Travel International

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Cruise and Rail travel International Ltd. in Tobago became its newest member. Ms. Thalissa McClure, Managing … February 18, 2013
ICTP links with World Tourism Forum Lucerne to promote green growth to the next generation of travel and tourism leaders

ICTP links with World Tourism Forum Lucerne to promote green growth to the next generation of travel and tourism leaders

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) and the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) today agreed to collaborate to promote the Forum’s commitment to a sustainable … February 15, 2013
China travel will be a key pillar of the African development agenda says President of ICTP at FITUR

China travel will be a key pillar of the African development agenda says President of ICTP at FITUR

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - Addressing the China Tourism Forum during FITUR Travel Fair, the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) President, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, said that “China’s commitment … February 5, 2013
ICTP commends Nigeria on innovative tourist products

ICTP commends Nigeria on innovative tourist products

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia –- The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) has sent a congratulatory message to their member destination Nigeria for introducing tourist Visa cards to ease the burden … February 5, 2013
International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces Trek Africa Eco-Tours as new member

International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces Trek Africa Eco-Tours as new member

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce Trek Africa Eco-Tours, Ltd. has joined as a member. Trek Africa Eco-Tours Ltd. is a Uganda registered … February 3, 2013
ICTP strengthens partnership with China Business Network

ICTP strengthens partnership with China Business Network

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) and the China Business Network will announce a deeper cooperation during the FITUR trade fair in Madrid, Spain, on January … January 27, 2013
International Coalition of Tourism Partners confirms presence at Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival in Seychelles

International Coalition of Tourism Partners confirms presence at Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival in Seychelles

It has now been confirmed that the President and the Chairman of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) are both flying to Seychelles to be present at the Official Opening Ceremony of the annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival. Mr. … January 27, 2013
Airline Ambassadors courses to prevent human trafficking complimentary to ICTP Council Members

Airline Ambassadors courses to prevent human trafficking complimentary to ICTP Council Members

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced its recognition of Airline Ambassadors International (AAI) today for their outstanding work in responding to humanitarian … January 20, 2013
International Coalition of Tourism Partners pleased to welcome China Business Network

International Coalition of Tourism Partners pleased to welcome China Business Network

Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia : 26 DEC 2012 – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) strengthens China engagement. New initiatives announced with China Business Network.In joining ICTP China Business … December 26, 2012
ICTP announces Saint Lucia as new member

ICTP announces Saint Lucia as new member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that the Ministry of Tourism of Saint Lucia has joined as a member. “On behalf of the Ministry of Tourism … December 17, 2012
Apollo Asia Travel Group in Thailand joins ICTP

Apollo Asia Travel Group in Thailand joins ICTP

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that the Bangkok, Thailand, office of Apollo Asia Travel Group joined as a member of the coalition. Apollo Asia … December 13, 2012
International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces Idaho Tourism as newest member

International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces Idaho Tourism as newest member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that Idaho Tourism has joined the coalition as a member. ICTP Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz said, “We are … December 11, 2012
ICTP congratulates Rwanda for simplifying entry procedures

ICTP congratulates Rwanda for simplifying entry procedures

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - From 2013 onwards, Rwanda will open up its tourism export market by eliminating visa requirements for African nationals. Coupled with its online visas for all foreign visitors … December 10, 2012
International Coalition of Tourism Partners welcomes AlliedPRA Chicago

International Coalition of Tourism Partners welcomes AlliedPRA Chicago

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that AlliedPRA Chicago has joined as a member. “We are pleased to welcome AlliedPRA Chicago to our … December 7, 2012
International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces Advantage International as new member

International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces Advantage International as new member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Parterns (ICTP) announced that Advantage International, LLC, based in Illinois, USA, has joined as a member. Advantage International, … December 6, 2012
International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces By Design Africa as new member

International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces By Design Africa as new member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that By Design Africa, an event organizer based in South Africa, has joined as a new member. By Design … December 5, 2012
International Coalition of Tourism Partners welcomes Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation as Council Member

International Coalition of Tourism Partners welcomes Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation as Council Member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has joined as a Council Member. “I feel highly honored … November 26, 2012
International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces Maastricht Convention Bureau as destination member

International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces Maastricht Convention Bureau as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Maastricht Convention Bureau has joined as a destination member. “We are pleased to have the Maastricht … November 23, 2012
China Travelism is a powerful, positive force for Green Growth says ICTP President

China Travelism is a powerful, positive force for Green Growth says ICTP President

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - Addressing the China Tourism Forum at the World Travel Market, International Council for Tourism Partners (ICTP) President Professor Geoffrey Lipman reflected on his 3 decades … November 7, 2012
ICTP uses Seychelles stand at WTM 2012 to announce new initiatives to strengthen 2013 program

ICTP uses Seychelles stand at WTM 2012 to announce new initiatives to strengthen 2013 program

At the World Travel Market in London on November 6, 2012, Alain St Ange (Minister of Tourism, Seychelles); Thomas Steinmetz (Chairman ICTP); Professor Geoffrey Lipman (President, ICTP) held a town hall session with members at WTM today. They reported … November 6, 2012
Premier Destination Services in US Virgin Islands joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Premier Destination Services in US Virgin Islands joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce that Premier Destination Services has joined as a member. Thomas W. Hoffman, Chief Executive … October 26, 2012
Faasai Resort and Spa joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Faasai Resort and Spa joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Faasai Resort and Spa in Thailand has joined as a destination member. "We are delighted to be … October 23, 2012
Limassol joins ICTP as destination member

Limassol joins ICTP as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Limassol Tourism Board of Cyprus has joined as a destination member. The aim of the Limassol … October 18, 2012
ICTP launches Letters from Leaders blog with hard-hitting comments from Tom Enders, CEO of EADS

ICTP launches Letters from Leaders blog with hard-hitting comments from Tom Enders, CEO of EADS

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - ICTP President Professor Geoffrey Lipman, together with colleagues from Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia, and Oxford Brookes University, UK, published “Green … October 14, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners remains the tourism body working side by side with UN World Tourism Organization

International Council of Tourism Partners remains the tourism body working side by side with UN World Tourism Organization

The July general meeting of the ICTP in Victoria, in the Seychelles has been the opportunity for this tourism body to relook at its strategies for its way forward. The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) remains the tourism body working … October 10, 2012
Pakistan International Airlines joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Pakistan International Airlines joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Pakistan International Airlines has joined the alliance as an associate member. Pakistan International … October 7, 2012
Jet Airways joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Jet Airways joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Jet Airways has joined the growing alliance as an associate member. Jet Airways, based in Mumbai, … October 3, 2012
ICTP President to deliver keynote address at Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference

ICTP President to deliver keynote address at Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) President Prof. Geoffrey Lipman will be a keynote speaker at 20th Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference in Cairns, … October 2, 2012
ICTP helps to successfully kick off Routes Forum in Abu Dhabi

ICTP helps to successfully kick off Routes Forum in Abu Dhabi

Today the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) had a very active and successful panel discussion at the 18th World Route Development Forum being held in Abu Dhabi. Routes and ICTP further strengthened their partnership for upcoming Routes … September 30, 2012
Seychelles covered in Japanese magazine Frontline following the ICTP Seychelles General Assembly

Seychelles covered in Japanese magazine Frontline following the ICTP Seychelles General Assembly

Mirei Sato, the known Japanese Editor and Staff Writer who visited Seychelles in July as a member of the press of the ICTP (International Council for Tourism Partners), has published a long report on Seychelles in her Frontline magazine published in the … September 30, 2012
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport joins ICTP

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport joins ICTP

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Florida has joined the alliance as an associate member. ICTP … September 30, 2012
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport joins ICTP

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport joins ICTP

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Florida has joined the alliance as an associate member. ICTP … September 28, 2012
Solomon Airlines joins ICTP as associate member

Solomon Airlines joins ICTP as associate member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Solomon Airlines Limited has become an associate member. “Solomon Airlines has gone through some … September 27, 2012
PATA Travel Mart opens in Manila

PATA Travel Mart opens in Manila

MANILA, Philippines - The PATA Travel Mart ( www.pata.org/events/pata-travel-mart-2012 ) 2012 opened today in Manila, Philippines. Some 925 attendees have joined the 3-day annual B2B travel industry event, organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association … September 27, 2012
ICTP to present at Routes Talks Tourism sessions

ICTP to present at Routes Talks Tourism sessions

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - The Executive Board of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) will be among the outstanding speakers at this year’s World Routes Development Forum in Abu Dhabi. World Routes … September 27, 2012
ICTP announces its annual Green Growth Prize to celebrate World Tourism Day

ICTP announces its annual Green Growth Prize to celebrate World Tourism Day

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - Three lucky winners will spend a week at Harith Wickerama’s Virgin Island Eco Villa, which he has been donated to the International Council of Tourism Partners to establish … September 24, 2012
ICTP welcomes Philippine Department of Tourism

ICTP welcomes Philippine Department of Tourism

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Philippine Department of Tourism has joined the alliance as a destination member. Wherever you choose to go in … September 21, 2012
Bali Tourism Board joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

Bali Tourism Board joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The Bali Tourism Board has joined the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) as a destination member. Bali is known as a living legend, the island of inspiration. … September 21, 2012
Bali Hotels Association joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Bali Hotels Association joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Bali Hotels Association (BHA) has joined the alliance as a destination member. "We are happy to be part of this … September 18, 2012
ICTP President launches Green Growth 2050 Roadmap for Bali

ICTP President launches Green Growth 2050 Roadmap for Bali

BALI, Indonesia; HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - At a conference with the Vice Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries for Indonesia, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Council of Tourism Partners … September 17, 2012
ICTP welcomes Trips Ahoy Travel as associate member

ICTP welcomes Trips Ahoy Travel as associate member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Trips Ahoy Travel has joined the alliance as an associate member. "Trips Ahoy Travel is a division of Arista Travel … September 16, 2012
Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission joins ICTP

Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission joins ICTP

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission in Chicago, Illinois, has joined the alliance as a destination … September 13, 2012
ICTP, Limburg, Belgium, and the Jeju National University launch Green Growth and Travelism initiative at World Conservation Conference in Jeju, Korea

ICTP, Limburg, Belgium, and the Jeju National University launch Green Growth and Travelism initiative at World Conservation Conference in Jeju, Korea

JEJU, Korea; HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - Supported by the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), in the aftermath of Rio+20, during the World Conservation Conference held in Jeju South Korea, a small but … September 10, 2012
GHCasia joins International Council of Tourism Partners

GHCasia joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce that Grebstad Hicks Communications (GHCasia) has joined as a Multi-regional Associate Member. “We are pleased … September 7, 2012
Caribbean Tourism Organization joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Caribbean Tourism Organization joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has joined the alliance as a destination member. The representation of the Caribbean … September 5, 2012
Carnival in Jakarta set to bring tourism visibility through popular events

Carnival in Jakarta set to bring tourism visibility through popular events

The coming carnival in Jakarta is another innovative move by a tourism destination to get visibility for its tourism industry through popular events. Indonesia, through its Bali Tourism Board and their Bali Hotel Association, are current members of the … September 3, 2012
World Conservation Congress the platform for ICTP President to present green growth and travelism as an opportunity for local governments

World Conservation Congress the platform for ICTP President to present green growth and travelism as an opportunity for local governments

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – As part of this year's World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea, the World Local Governments Summit Forum is a special event that shares cases of “green growth” policy in Korea, implemented … September 3, 2012
ICTP President to provide keynote address at South African Travel and Tourism Industry Conference 2012

ICTP President to provide keynote address at South African Travel and Tourism Industry Conference 2012

The president of the International Council of Tourism Partners will be delivering his keynote address in Johannesburg at the South African Travel & Tourism Industry Conference.The SA Travel and Tourism Industry Conference 2012 (SATTIC) is a collaborative … August 31, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Kruger Park South Tourism

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Kruger Park South Tourism

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced Kruger Park South Tourism from South Africa as its newest destination member. “We are pleased to welcome Kruger Park … August 31, 2012
St. Kitts romances the International Council of Tourism Partners

St. Kitts romances the International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) welcomed St. Kitts Tourism Authority to its destination membership. St. Kitts is located in the Eastern Caribbean; it is an island … August 28, 2012
St. Eustatius of Dutch Caribbean joins International Council of Tourism Partners

St. Eustatius of Dutch Caribbean joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the St. Eustatius Tourism Development Foundation in Dutch Caribbean has joined as a destination member. Maya Leon-Pandt … August 26, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Knysna as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Knysna as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Knysna Tourism on the Western Cape of South Africa, has joined ICTP as a destination member. Set between the majestic … August 23, 2012
Zanzibar adds spice to ICTP membership

Zanzibar adds spice to ICTP membership

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Zanzibar Commission for Tourism has joined the alliance as a destination member. “We are pleased to welcome … August 22, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes first destination member from Sudan

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes first destination member from Sudan

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife has become the first destination member from the Sudan. Sudan’s Ministry of … August 19, 2012
St. Louis, Missouri joins International Council of Tourism Partners

St. Louis, Missouri joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) welcomed the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission of Missouri to its ever-growing roster of destination members. The Gateway … August 17, 2012
Sedona brings its tourism charm to the International Council of Tourism Partners

Sedona brings its tourism charm to the International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau of Arizona, has joined as a destination member from the USA. The … August 12, 2012
Ghana Tourism Authority joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Ghana Tourism Authority joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has joined the alliance as a destination member. The Ghana Tourism Authority was … August 10, 2012
World Association of Travel Agencies joins International Council of Tourism Partners

World Association of Travel Agencies joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the World Association of Travel Agencies (WATA) from Switerland has joined the alliance as a partner association. Christine … August 8, 2012
TANAPA joins International Council of Tourism Partners

TANAPA joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has joined the alliance as a destination member. Tanzania National Parks works to … August 5, 2012
US Frontline magazine reports on Routes Africa, ICTP and Vanilla Islands meetings held in Seychelles

US Frontline magazine reports on Routes Africa, ICTP and Vanilla Islands meetings held in Seychelles

Mirei Sato, the Editor at US Frontline magazine, a Japanese publication distributed in the US, traveled to Seychelles in July to cover the ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) meeting, the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Ministers Meeting, and … August 3, 2012
ICTP congratulates Hon. Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou on appointment as new Minister of Tourism for Egypt

ICTP congratulates Hon. Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou on appointment as new Minister of Tourism for Egypt

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) extended its congratualtions to Hon. Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou as the new Minister of Tourism for Egypt.Professor Geoffrey Lipman, … August 2, 2012
ICTP welcomes International Organization of Electronic Tourism Industry

ICTP welcomes International Organization of Electronic Tourism Industry

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners announced that the International Organization of Electronic Tourism Industry (IOETI) in Italy has joined the alliance as a partner association … August 1, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners confirms support for SATTE 2013

International Council of Tourism Partners confirms support for SATTE 2013

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) has entered into a strategic partnership that is slated to further increase exhibitor participation at SATTE 2013 by attracting ICTP members, global destinations committed to quality services and green … July 31, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Southern Africa Tourism Services Association

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Southern Africa Tourism Services Association

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) has become a destination member. SATSA is one of five tourism organizations … July 29, 2012
Seattle joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Seattle joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced its first destination member from the US state of Washington – the Seattle Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB). Seattle’s … July 27, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Bangladesh International Hotel Association

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Bangladesh International Hotel Association

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) welcomed the Bangladesh International Hotel Association (BIHA) as a destination member. Established in 1980, the Hotel Association … July 26, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces RETOSA as partner association

International Council of Tourism Partners announces RETOSA as partner association

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announced the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) has joined the alliance. Recently, ICTP held its … July 25, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Thessaloniki Convention & Visitors Bureau

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Thessaloniki Convention & Visitors Bureau

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Thessaloniki Convention & Visitors Bureau (TCVB) joined as its first destination member from Greece. The Thessaloniki … July 24, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Belgian Tourist Office as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Belgian Tourist Office as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Belgian Tourist Office has joined as a destination member. The Belgian capital of Brussels is centrally located, making … July 22, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Sri Lanka Convention Bureau

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Sri Lanka Convention Bureau

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) has become the second destination member from the country. The mission of … July 20, 2012
Morocco joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Morocco joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced its first destination partner from Morocco has joined – the Regional Tourism Council Agadir Souss Massa Draa. ICTP Chairman … July 17, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces first destination member from Nigeria

International Council of Tourism Partners announces first destination member from Nigeria

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has joined as a destination member. Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, … July 15, 2012
ICTP and Routes partner to advance destination airline connectivity

ICTP and Routes partner to advance destination airline connectivity

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) and Routes (a division of UBM Aviation) reached an agreement during the Routes Africa meeting in Seychelles, to work together to advance the … July 12, 2012
Hawaii State Senate joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Hawaii State Senate joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce the Hawaii State Senate has joined the alliance as a destination member. “The International Council of … July 10, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners continues rapid global expansion at landmark Seychelles event

International Council of Tourism Partners continues rapid global expansion at landmark Seychelles event

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The inaugural general meeting of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) was held on July 7 in the Seychelles and in conjunction with meetings of Routes Africa, the Vanilla … July 9, 2012
Trinidad and Tobago Tourism joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Trinidad and Tobago Tourism joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company Ltd. (TDC) has joined the alliance as a destination member. The Chairman of ICTP, … July 5, 2012
International Delphic Council joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

International Delphic Council joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce the International Delphic Council (IDC) has joined ICTP as a partner. The International Delphic Council is the highest authority … July 4, 2012
Who is ICTP that is meeting in Seychelles on July 7?

Who is ICTP that is meeting in Seychelles on July 7?

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is a grassroots travel and tourism coalition of global destinations committed to quality service and green growth. The ICTP logo represents the strength in collaboration (the block) of many small communities … July 4, 2012
SKAL International joins International Council of Tourism Partners as partner association

SKAL International joins International Council of Tourism Partners as partner association

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce that SKAL International has joined the alliance as a partner association. SKAL International was founded in 1934, and is an international … July 2, 2012
ICTP President encourages Chinese to lead in green growth and travelism

ICTP President encourages Chinese to lead in green growth and travelism

Professor Geoffrey Lipman of Victoria U & Oxford Brookes, and President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), was invited by the Nanjing Municipal Science and Technology Commission to speak at the first Global Nanjing R&D Summit at … June 29, 2012
Simpleview becomes newest sponsor for International Council of Tourism Partners

Simpleview becomes newest sponsor for International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that simpleview, inc. has joined as a sponsor. Chairman of ICTP, Juergen T. Steinmetz, said: “ICTP is very pleased to welcome simpleview, … June 28, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes VISITBRUSSELS as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes VISITBRUSSELS as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) welcomed its second home region of Brussels when VISITBRUSSELS joined as a destination member. VISITBRUSSELS is the communications agency for tourism … June 24, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces Riviera Maya Destination Marketing as new member from Mexico

International Council of Tourism Partners announces Riviera Maya Destination Marketing as new member from Mexico

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Riviera Maya Destination Marketing in Mexico has joined the alliance as a destination member. The Mayan civilization has been a thing … June 22, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces Mauritius as new member

International Council of Tourism Partners announces Mauritius as new member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority has joined as a destination member. The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) is a parastatal … June 21, 2012
Hyderabad Convention Visitors Bureau joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Hyderabad Convention Visitors Bureau joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Hyderabad Convention Visitors Bureau (HCVB) in India has become a destination member. The history of 400-year-old Hyderabad city is a rich … June 20, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Hainan Provincial Tourism Development Committee

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Hainan Provincial Tourism Development Committee

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Hainan Provincial Tourism Development Committee as a destination member. Hainan is China's second largest island. In December 2009, the … June 18, 2012
ICTP President urges Mekong Tourism Forum to put green growth at the heart of their tourism strategies

ICTP President urges Mekong Tourism Forum to put green growth at the heart of their tourism strategies

CHIANG RAI, Thailand - Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), told delegates from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar that while the projections showed that they will remain one of the … June 15, 2012
ICTP to meet in Seychelles in July for General Members Meeting

ICTP to meet in Seychelles in July for General Members Meeting

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) has confirmed that it is launching its first Executive and Academy Board Meeting and Members General Meeting next month in Seychelles. The Academy Board Meeting is set for Saturday, July 7 from 1000-1100 … June 12, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces Gay Whistler as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners announces Gay Whistler as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that GayWhistler.com based in British Columbia has become a destination member. “We are excited to have GayWhistler.com join the ranks of … June 12, 2012
Malaysia Tourism joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Malaysia Tourism joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Malaysia Tourism Board, popularly known as Tourism Malaysia, has become a member of the growing alliance of international destinations. ICTP … June 7, 2012
Seychelles honored to be hosting ICTP General Assembly in July

Seychelles honored to be hosting ICTP General Assembly in July

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, has welcomed the decision by the founding members of the ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) to make Seychelles the venue of the organization’s General Assembly this coming … June 5, 2012
Aung San Suu Kyi tells ICTP President that vocational training is top of her needs list for tourism

Aung San Suu Kyi tells ICTP President that vocational training is top of her needs list for tourism

BANGKOK, Thailand - The 21st World Economic Forum in East Asia closed on June 1, 2012. The theme of the forum was, “Shaping the Region’s Future through Connectivity,” and was held in Bangkok, Thailand, over a 3-day period beginning on May 30, 2012. … June 4, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute as new partner

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute as new partner

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute of the University of Florida Department of Tourism, Recreation, & Sport Management has become a partner … May 30, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces Baja.com as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners announces Baja.com as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium - The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Baja.com has joined the organization, representing the Baja California peninsula, Mexico, including Baja (northern Baja) and Baja California … May 28, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces Sandton as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners announces Sandton as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium - The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Sandton Tourism Association (SAT) has become a destination member of its global alliance, joining the growing list of members from Africa. President … May 23, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces launch of inaugural conference and General Meeting

International Council of Tourism Partners announces launch of inaugural conference and General Meeting

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is an alliance of destinations, associations, and stakeholders in the tourism industries with members in more than 40 countries. The original launching of the ICTP alliance was at the World Travel Market … May 18, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Nicaragua as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Nicaragua as destination member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Asociacion de Hoteles de Nicaragua (ASHOTNIC) – the Nicaragua Hotel Association – has become a destination member and ICTP’s first member from Central America. Miguel Romero … May 17, 2012
ICTP applauds T20

ICTP applauds T20

This week, Tourism Ministers of the G20 countries (neatly called “T20”), will meet, together with the heads of UNWTO, WTTC, PATA, and others, to finalize a proposed input to next month’s Heads of State meeting in Mexico. The International Council … May 16, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) partners with upcoming Brookes Hospitality Leadership Forum in London

International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) partners with upcoming Brookes Hospitality Leadership Forum in London

HALEIWA, Hawaii & BRUSSELS, Belgium - The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to partner with the upcoming Brookes Hospitality Leadership Forum at the Savoy in London on Friday, May 25, 2012. After the highly-successful inaugural … May 13, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Yemen as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Yemen as destination member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ministry of Tourism in Yemen has become its third destination member in the Middle East, joining Oman and Palestine. Yemen recently gained a new President and also a new Minister … May 10, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Tanzania as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Tanzania as destination member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism in Tanzania, Africa, has become a destination member. Tanzania’s tourism has seen steady growth and currently contributes over 16 percent … May 7, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces Maharashtra, India, as new destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners announces Maharashtra, India, as new destination member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation has joined as its first member from India. Maharashtra is a land that is untouched, unsullied, and unlimited. The sheer size and diversity … May 6, 2012
Kiribati joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Kiribati joins International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that Kiribati has become a destination member. ICTP is a grassroots travel and tourism coalition of global destinations committed to quality service and green growth. Kiribati is … May 3, 2012
National Tourist Board of Sierra Leone joins International Council of Tourism Partners

National Tourist Board of Sierra Leone joins International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the National Tourist Board of Sierra Leone has become its most recent destination member. This makes the sixth member to join ICTP from Africa. Sierra Leone is a tropical paradise … May 2, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces SW Associates in Washington DC has joined alliance

International Council of Tourism Partners announces SW Associates in Washington DC has joined alliance

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that SW Associates, based in Washington, DC, USA, has joined its alliance. SW Associates, partners, and affiliates have managed and participated in tourism and related development programs … April 29, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners announces Turtle Bay Resort as new member

International Council of Tourism Partners announces Turtle Bay Resort as new member

NORTH SHORE, Oahu, Hawaii – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the famous North Shore resort, Turtle Bay Resort, has joined the global efforts of this destination alliance as its most recent Associate member. ICTP … April 23, 2012
ICTP President tells UN high-level meeting on Gross National Happiness - “we need a green growth roadmap”

ICTP President tells UN high-level meeting on Gross National Happiness - “we need a green growth roadmap”

BRUSSELS/HAWAII – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) joined the global movement to make happiness and wellbeing a critical part of the Rio+20 green growth agenda during the “high level” UN meeting on the subject held in New York … April 8, 2012
ICTP calls for industry support for green growth at Rio+20

ICTP calls for industry support for green growth at Rio+20

In a wide-ranging presentation to the Panrotas Foundation in Sao Paolo, Brazil, the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) President Geoffrey Lipman called for industry support for green growth, which he described as the “new 21st century … April 2, 2012
ICTP supports call for a moratorium on EU Emissions Trading Scheme and urgent action by ICAO

ICTP supports call for a moratorium on EU Emissions Trading Scheme and urgent action by ICAO

There is an old adage that say’s there’s your view and there’s my view – and there’s the truth that’s somewhere in between. That’s where we seem to be on the increasingly heated story about whether airlines should be part of the EU (European … March 28, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes US state of Georgia Tourism as newest destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes US state of Georgia Tourism as newest destination member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Tourism Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development has become its newest destination member. The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) plans, manages, … March 27, 2012
Malawi joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

Malawi joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the southern African country of Malawi has become a destination member. This makes the 6th country from Africa to join ICTP since its recent inception. Chairman of ICTP, Juergen … March 22, 2012
Moab Area Travel Council of Utah joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Moab Area Travel Council of Utah joins International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that Moab Area Travel Council of Utah has joined the organization as a destination member. This is the second tourism agency from Utah to join ICTP. Moab’s unique combination of … March 20, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Northern Mariana Islands as their latest addition

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Northern Mariana Islands as their latest addition

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Northern Mariana Islands has become the newest destination member to their global tourism alliance. Called “America’s best kept secret,” the Northern Mariana Islands … March 14, 2012
ICTP welcomes second destination representative for Pakistan

ICTP welcomes second destination representative for Pakistan

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that a second organization from Pakistan – the Ecotourism Society Pakistan – has joined the membership of this growing tourism organization. The roster of members to ICTP has of … March 1, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners and Africa Travel Association form partnership

International Council of Tourism Partners and Africa Travel Association form partnership

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) signed a cooperation agreement with ATA, the Africa Travel Association, the leading global trade association promoting tourism to Africa. For more than three decades, ATA members, representing government … February 29, 2012
Sri Lanka joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

Sri Lanka joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) today welcomed Sri Lanka as a new destination member, represented by the Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). The Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation is the pioneer "Ecotourism Society" in Sri Lanka, … February 28, 2012
Bangor Maine Tourism CVB joins ICTP as a new destination

Bangor Maine Tourism CVB joins ICTP as a new destination

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that Bangor, Maine, USA, has become a member of its growing destination alliance. Prof. Geoffrey Lipman, President of ICTP, said: “Bangor, Maine, is the home of the legendary Paul … February 18, 2012
Visit California newest member of International Council of Tourism Partners

Visit California newest member of International Council of Tourism Partners

Hawaii/Brussels- From the Pacific Ocean to canyon national parks, from the hills of San Francisco to the bustle of Los Angeles, from happy San Diego to glitzy Hollywood, when you think California, you think of vacations and adventures. In the world of … February 15, 2012
Palestine sees joining the International Council of Tourism Partners as a new spirit for their tourism industry

Palestine sees joining the International Council of Tourism Partners as a new spirit for their tourism industry

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Palestine Ministry of Tourism & Antiquity has become a member of this alliance of destinations.ICTP president Geoffrey Lipman said:" We are particularly excited about Palestine … February 7, 2012
San Juan County in Utah joins International Council of Tourism Partners as another US member

San Juan County in Utah joins International Council of Tourism Partners as another US member

San Juan County is the newest member of the International Council of Tourism Partners. San Juan County is located in the US state of Utah, where it is referred to as “Utah’s Canyon Country.” San Juan County encompasses an area of almost 8,000 square … February 4, 2012
ICTP welcomes Anguilla Tourist board as its newest member

ICTP welcomes Anguilla Tourist board as its newest member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Anguilla Tourist Board has become a member of ICTP. Anguilla joins ICTP members from around the globe – from Oman to Johannesburg, from Virginia to La Reunion, from Seychelles … February 3, 2012
Yes to President Obama’s tourism policy – And... let’s include the poor countries and green growth from the start

Yes to President Obama’s tourism policy – And... let’s include the poor countries and green growth from the start

HAWAII & BRUSSELS, January 25, 2012: It is right to welcome President Obama’s new support for the tourism sector and to congratulate Roger Dow and the US travel and tourism industry for their brilliant repositioning of the sector in recent years … January 25, 2012
The Region Initiative based in Pakistan supports efforts of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP)

The Region Initiative based in Pakistan supports efforts of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP)

The Region Initiative (TRI) is a tri-regional umbrella of tourism-related organizations, which functions as a link between three regions - South Asia, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe. It offers blended tours packages, consultancy, networking of tourism … December 26, 2011
The Region Initiative welcomes Juergen Thomas Steinmetz to its board

The Region Initiative welcomes Juergen Thomas Steinmetz to its board

The well-known personality of the travel media world, Mr. Juergen Thomas Steinmetz, has accepted a request from the The Region Initiative (TRI) to become a member of their board, effective January 1, 2012. The Region Initiative (TRI) is a tri-regional … December 23, 2011
Driving force in sustainable development named as first recipient of World Green Tourism Award

Driving force in sustainable development named as first recipient of World Green Tourism Award

ABU DHABI & HONOLULU, Hawaii, November 23, 2011 - The Honorable Maurice F. Strong, Senior Advisor to the 2012 Rio+20 Summit, has been named as the first recipient of the inaugural World Green Tourism Award in recognition of his pivotal role in shaping … November 23, 2011
ICTP partners with World Green Tourism Award to be presented in Abu Dhabi

ICTP partners with World Green Tourism Award to be presented in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI - International personalities who have made significant contributions to advancing sustainable development through travel and tourism will be recognized with the World Green Tourism Award, a prestigious new accolade announced today.The winner … November 10, 2011
The International Council of Tourism Partners destination alliance launches at World Travel Market

The International Council of Tourism Partners destination alliance launches at World Travel Market

LONDON - “ICTP is an organization that we need to help advance quality and green growth – issues that are central to our tourism future,” said Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, “Alone we can and will make a difference in our … November 9, 2011
Founder of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism presented with award from ICTP

Founder of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism presented with award from ICTP

At the World Travel Market (WMT) in London, the President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), Geoffrey Lipman, presented the ICTP Visionary Award to Louis D'Amore, President and Founder of the International Institute for Peace through … November 9, 2011
North Shore Oahu, Hawaii, joins ICTP destination alliance as a founding member

North Shore Oahu, Hawaii, joins ICTP destination alliance as a founding member

HALIEWA, Hawaii - The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce that the North Shore Chamber of Commerce from Haleiwa, Hawaii, will be joining the organization as a founding member. ICTP was incorporated in the small, historic … November 7, 2011
ICTP reveals new logo showing strength in collaboration of destinations

ICTP reveals new logo showing strength in collaboration of destinations

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) revealed today its new logo, graphically representing the organization’s objective, which shows there is strength when tourism destinations collaborate. ICTP President Geoffrey Lipman commented … November 1, 2011
Richmond, Virginia joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

Richmond, Virginia joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Richmond, Virginia, USA, has joined the organization as its newest destination member, making the city of Richmond, ICTP’s third US city member. Juergen T. Steinmetz, Chairman of … October 30, 2011
Official launch for International Council of Tourism Partners destination alliance announced during World Travel Market

Official launch for International Council of Tourism Partners destination alliance announced during World Travel Market

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced its official launch ceremony will take place during the 2011 World Travel Market in London. The event will be hosted at the Seychelles stand (AS550) on November 8 at1600 hours at Excel Conference … October 27, 2011
The important role of travel and tourism in the green economy

The important role of travel and tourism in the green economy

MACAU/HAWAII,BRUSSELS - In a keynote address at the Macau Asia Forum, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTPP and Director of greenearth, said that travel can be a key industry for global green growth … October 26, 2011
Komodo joins ICTP

Komodo joins ICTP

ICTP Chairman Juergen Thomas Steinmetz is currently in the Komodos where he has been meeting with leaders in the tourism industry. It is through this visit that Mr. Steinmetz now has the pleasure of welcoming the Komodos as the latest destination member … October 25, 2011
Rwanda becomes newest member of ICTP

Rwanda becomes newest member of ICTP

ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) is proud to announce that the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is the latest destination to become a member of ICTP. John Gara, CEO of the Rwanda Development Board said: "We are pleased to become a member … October 18, 2011
ICTP to capitalize on unprecedented business opportunities at IMEX America

ICTP to capitalize on unprecedented business opportunities at IMEX America

ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) is participating in IMEX America over the next few days at the Venetian/Palazzo in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 11-13, 2011. In partnership with key industry associations, IMEX America's unique model … October 11, 2011
IMEX Chairman named as first ICTP Industry Visionary

IMEX Chairman named as first ICTP Industry Visionary

ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) is proud to announce that Mr. Ray Bloom, IMEX Group Chairman, is the first person to be named to ICTP’s “Industry Visionaries” roll. ICTP has long been a supporter of IMEX America, and equally important, … October 9, 2011
Grenada Board of Tourism joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

Grenada Board of Tourism joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Grenada Board of Tourism has joined their alliance as the first representative from the Caribbean. “Grenada is proud to be the first Caribbean representative to ICTP, and … October 3, 2011
ICTP calls for streamlined travel and support for aviation as a green economy driver

ICTP calls for streamlined travel and support for aviation as a green economy driver

ICPT (International Council of Tourism Partners) called for increased support for the aviation sector on the occasion of the 17th World Route Development Forum in Berlin today. Professor Geoffrey Lipman ICTP President said that: • We believe that … October 1, 2011
International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) adds Saipan as a destination

International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) adds Saipan as a destination

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) today added Saipan as a destination member. Saipan's membership is sponsored by the Pacific Island Club Saipan (PIC), working from the premise that leadership is a major contributor of the tourism industry … September 6, 2011
ICTP destination alliance welcomes .travel

ICTP destination alliance welcomes .travel

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce .Travel Registry has joined the organization as an affiliated member. Bryan Henderson, Managing Director for .Travel Registry, said: "Travel means destinations. Linking travel … August 17, 2011
ICTP destination alliance appoints VP to further increase African memberships

ICTP destination alliance appoints VP to further increase African memberships

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Mr. C. Paschal Eze has been appointed as the new Vice President for Membership Development in Africa for ICTP. Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz said: "Africa is an important region for ICTP. … July 28, 2011
ICTP welcomes Oman as their latest destination alliance member

ICTP welcomes Oman as their latest destination alliance member

The Ministry of Tourism for the Sultanate of Oman joined the ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) as their latest alliance member. Mr. Mohammad Ali Bin Said, Director of Oman Tourism and Senior Adviser to the Minister of Tourism, stated, "We … July 12, 2011
Louis D'Amore of International Institute for Peace Through Tourism joins ICTP destination alliance board as founding member

Louis D'Amore of International Institute for Peace Through Tourism joins ICTP destination alliance board as founding member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to welcome Louis D'Amore, Founder and President of the International Institute of Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), as one of its founding board members.ICTP Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz said: … June 28, 2011
International Council of Tourism Partners appoints VP of Market Development

International Council of Tourism Partners appoints VP of Market Development

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the appointment of Mr. Shahram Saber as the Vice President of Market Development. Mr. Shahram has an intimate knowledge of the global travel industry and has worked with the Pacific Asia Tourism … June 20, 2011
Johannesburg joins global destination alliance

Johannesburg joins global destination alliance

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is a force for socially responsible and green travel, and provides joint marketing and branding opportunities in primary and secondary markets, which are ideal for small- to medium-sized destinations … June 16, 2011
Zimbabwe Tourism Minister announces International Council of Tourism Partners membership

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister announces International Council of Tourism Partners membership

H.E. Eng. W. Mzembi, the Minister of Tourism of Zimbabwe, announced today that their organization has become a founding member of the global destination alliance, the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP). The minister stated at the recent … June 14, 2011
International Council of Tourism Partners welcome La Reunion as founding member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcome La Reunion as founding member

International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) Chairman Juergen Thomas Steinmetz congratulated Dr. Pascal Viroleau of Le Reunion Tourism and welcomed this French territory as ICTP’s latest founding member.La Reunion is located in the Indian Ocean. … June 13, 2011



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