Seychelles President James Michel has visited the community of Anse Etoile this morning, as part of a series of district visits. The President was accompanied by Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports Minister Vincent Meriton and officials … October 20, 2010
NEW YORK, NY - Ten African tourism leaders gathered at New York University on Wednesday to discuss the need to raise the profile of tourism on Africa’s economic agenda. The event was organized by the Africa Travel Association (ATA) and hosted by New … September 24, 2010
KHARKIV, Ukraine - Senior aviation industry leaders gathered in Kharkiv, Ukraine, earlier this week to investigate the shape and direction of the region’s aviation industry at the inaugural Routes CIS Strategy Forum. The future and the potential of … June 11, 2010
Around 80 tourism ministers meeting at the UNWTO Ministers' Summit (November 10 at World Travel Market, London) called for global policies that are supportive of the travel and tourism industry. Ministers recalled that tourism is one of the world¹s top … November 11, 2009
The Africa Travel Association (ATA) held its fourth annual Presidential Forum on Tourism at New York University’s Africa House on September 26. Co-sponsored by South African Airways (SAA) and Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA), the forum focused on how … October 6, 2009
An unprecedented collection of financial experts and senior travel executives will debate the impact the worldwide financial downturn will have on the industry in 2010 in the rebranded WTM Vision – The Global Economic Forum.
Industry opinion on the … September 17, 2009
The 1979 movie, “Being There,” starring Peter Sellers as a simple gardener who winds up being asked by the President of the United States to give advice on the declining economy, encapsulates more than a grain of truth. Sellers’ message was, the … April 13, 2009
LONDON, UK - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today issued an official statement setting out the vision and commitment of travel and tourism industry leaders to tackle climate change.
The report entitled, 'Leading the Challenge on Climate … February 19, 2009
NEW YORK, USA / MADRID, Spain - Despite the evolving global recession, there is a real opportunity if world leaders succeed in aligning short-term response to the economic meltdown; medium-term response to the development agenda; and long-term response … January 26, 2009
In the latest speaker announcement for April’s Travel Distribution Summit Asia, we see industry veterans Nathan Clapton (TripAdvisor), Michael Lee (BanyanTree Hotels & Resorts), and Peter Gammon (Abacus) join the growing list of senior presenters featuring … January 16, 2009
SINGAPORE - ITB Asia will be the first opportunity for the travel industry in Asia to discuss impacts and response strategies to the global economic crisis. Leaders of some of the most powerful travel companies in the world will share their perspectives … October 20, 2008
Click on the video link below for a taste of the hard-hitting truths that will be discussed at the WTM Global Economic Forum on Thursday, November 13. Forum chair Peter Hobday (right), former BBC broadcaster and economics journalist and panel speaker … October 8, 2008
SINGAPORE (September 2, 2008) – Travel industry leaders from around the world will convene at the ITB Asia Convention in Singapore to face industry issues, which are at their most trying and tumultuous since 2003. The Convention is part of the inaugural … September 2, 2008