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Teamwork and resolve of SADC member states moves Madagascar process forward

Teamwork and resolve of SADC member states moves Madagascar process forward

At a SADC extraordinary summit held in the margins of the 20th Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has saluted the teamwork and resolve of SADC member states to move the Madagascar process forward. The … January 30, 2013
Seychelles at the Renewables and Islands Summit, September 6-7, 2012, Malta

Seychelles at the Renewables and Islands Summit, September 6-7, 2012, Malta

The uniqueness and vulnerability of small developing islands is being taken into consideration at the Renewables and Islands Summit being held in Malta. The Seychelles delegation is headed by the Minister for Environment and Energy, Professor Rolph Payet, … September 9, 2012
Seychelles First Lady attends summit in Malaysia

Seychelles First Lady attends summit in Malaysia

The Seychelles First Lady, Mrs. Natalie Michel, has returned home from Malaysia where she was attending the inaugural First Ladies' Summit. The Summit, which was the initiative of the First Lady of Malaysia, was held from October 10-13, 2010 under … October 17, 2010
Seychelles leads by example and commits to move towards MDG Plus targets

Seychelles leads by example and commits to move towards MDG Plus targets

NEW YORK, NY - At the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit, Seychelles has made a commitment to move towards MDG Plus (MDG+) targets, which go beyond initial targets set. “Seychelles is one of the first countries in the African region to make … September 23, 2010
Seychelles VP Faure calls for new approaches for sustainable development

Seychelles VP Faure calls for new approaches for sustainable development

LANDMARK UN SUMMIT NEW YORK, NY - Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has called on the United Nations (UN) to lead the charge in efforts to "re-set" the challenge of sustainable development to ensure that Millennium Development Goals can be met. In … September 23, 2010
Seychelles VP echoes call for small islands to benefit more from regional infrastructural development

Seychelles VP echoes call for small islands to benefit more from regional infrastructural development

LOZHITA PALACE, Kingdom of Swaziland - Speaking at the 14th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) this week in the Swaziland, Vice President for the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny … September 2, 2010
Southern African Development Community Summit to combat threat of piracy in Seychelles

Southern African Development Community Summit to combat threat of piracy in Seychelles

VICTORIA, Mahe - Seychelles Vice President, Mr. Danny Faure, and a Seychelles delegation have successfully lobbied for Southern African Development Community (SADC) recognition of the threat that piracy poses to the region at the 30th SADC Jubilee Summit … August 24, 2010
Seychelles delegation to attend 28th COMESA Policy Organs meetings and the 14th Heads of State and Government Summit in Swaziland

Seychelles delegation to attend 28th COMESA Policy Organs meetings and the 14th Heads of State and Government Summit in Swaziland

VICTORIA, Mahé - A Seychelles delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Jean Paul Adam is attending the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) 28th Policy Organs meetings and the 14th Heads of State and Government Summit, taking … August 22, 2010
GlobalCollect partners with TravelDaily to present the 2010 China Travel Distribution Summit

GlobalCollect partners with TravelDaily to present the 2010 China Travel Distribution Summit

TravelDaily ( www.traveldaily.cn ), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on the distribution, marketing, and technology trends in the travel and tourism industries, today announced that it has welcomed GlobalCollect as … July 20, 2010
UNWTO Ministers’ Summit at WTM to issue Statement of Intent

UNWTO Ministers’ Summit at WTM to issue Statement of Intent

The fourth and largest-ever UNWTO Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market (WTM) will for the first time conclude with a Statement of Intent outlining the future direction of the travel and tourism industry. The country tourism ministers attending … July 15, 2010
China Travel Distribution Summit opens for registration

China Travel Distribution Summit opens for registration

GUANGZHOU, China - TravelDaily ( www.traveldaily.cn ), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on distribution, marketing, and technology in the travel and tourism industries, announced today it will partner with PhoCusWright … July 1, 2010
Winners of the 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Winners of the 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The four winners of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards were announced during the 10th Global Travel & Tourism Summit at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, China. Of the 12 finalists, Emirates Hotels … June 7, 2010
Las Vegas to host the 11th Global Travel and Tourism Summit in 2011

Las Vegas to host the 11th Global Travel and Tourism Summit in 2011

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will host next year’s Global Travel & Tourism Summit in Las Vegas. “The support from members for Las Vegas has been overwhelming,” … April 13, 2010
Tourism and mega-events joining forces to stimulate growth

Tourism and mega-events joining forces to stimulate growth

South Africa, as host of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, set the ideal stage for the UNWTO/South Africa inaugural Summit on Tourism, Sport, and Mega Events (Johannesburg, February 24-26). The summit, attended by some 450 delegates from 35 countries, provided … March 1, 2010
UNWTO international Summit on Tourism, Sport and Mega-events

UNWTO international Summit on Tourism, Sport and Mega-events

South Africa will host the first ever UNWTO Summit on Tourism, Sport and Mega-events at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from February 24-26, 2010. This event will bring together the world's leading experts and create a platform for best … February 22, 2010
TRAVDEX and BLLA partner on industry summit

TRAVDEX and BLLA partner on industry summit

TRAVDEX, the one-stop shopping trade show for travel technology, announced today a partnership with Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association, the association focused on expanding marketing initiatives for boutique lodging members, to promote a ground-breaking … January 20, 2010
The United Nations system is committed to delivering as one on climate change

The United Nations system is committed to delivering as one on climate change

UNWTO (United Nations World Travel Organization) has joined all the other United Nations agencies assembled in Copenhagen to send a clear message that the UN is both “working and delivering as one” on climate change. The commitment, which is being … December 17, 2009
UNWTO: tourism leaders call for supportive global policies

UNWTO: tourism leaders call for supportive global policies

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
South Africa to host UNWTO inaugural summit on tourism, sport, and mega-events in 2010

South Africa to host UNWTO inaugural summit on tourism, sport, and mega-events in 2010

At a global level, the Travel & Tourism (T&T) sector has emerged as one of the 21st century’s critical drivers of economic growth, job creation, and development of communities, regions, and nations. The "Tourism Economy," a vital source of employment, … October 30, 2009
India industry shake up theme for India’s 2009 Distribution Summit

India industry shake up theme for India’s 2009 Distribution Summit

What a shake up India’s travel sector has undergone since this time last year. For the broader industry, it is still a market that promises so much, however, some recent developments suggest that this golden chalice of a market has been slapped with … June 19, 2009
The Global Travel & Tourism Summit calls for closer collaboration between the world's leading public and private sector tourism bodies

The Global Travel & Tourism Summit calls for closer collaboration between the world's leading public and private sector tourism bodies

London, UK and Florianópolis, Brazil - "The worst virus is not that of swine flu - it's the virus of pessimism," HE Luiz Henrique da Silveira, Governor of the State of Santa Catarina, told assembled delegates at the Closing Session of the 9th Global … May 19, 2009
Global summit opening session on swine flu to be broadcast live by satellite

Global summit opening session on swine flu to be broadcast live by satellite

The opening session of the Global Travel & Tourism Summit, being organized by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) in the capital of the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, will be broadcast live by satellite on May 15 at 14:00 local time (18:00 in … May 13, 2009
Panel on pandemics shapes up

Panel on pandemics shapes up

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has confirmed its line-up of panelists for the opening session of its 9th Global Travel & Tourism Summit on "Preparing for the Inevitable - Pandemics" on May 14 at 14:00. The panel will feature medical experts, … May 12, 2009
WTTC to release new projections of the cost of swine flu to travel and tourism

WTTC to release new projections of the cost of swine flu to travel and tourism

Concerns about the recent outbreak of swine flu and the worldwide coverage it is receiving have caused the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the forum for leaders of the travel and tourism industry, to revise its agenda for the 9th Global Travel … May 8, 2009
Kick-starting the recovery of the global economy

Kick-starting the recovery of the global economy

"Transforming Economies" and "Removing Barriers Towards Global Integration through Travel & Tourism" are two of the main themes of the 9th Global Travel and Tourism Summit, which is being organized under the patronage of His Excellency Luiz Inácio Lula … April 30, 2009
WTTC announces Florianopolis, Brazil as the venue for its 2009 Global Travel & Tourism Summit

WTTC announces Florianopolis, Brazil as the venue for its 2009 Global Travel & Tourism Summit

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced its agreement with the Government of Santa Catarina and the Government of Brazil to hold its forthcoming Global Travel & Tourism Summit in Florianopolis (the capital of Santa Catarina) from May … November 10, 2008
UNWTO responding to a turbulent economy and changing climate

UNWTO responding to a turbulent economy and changing climate

MADRID - Faced with growing, economic uncertainty, UNWTO is examining how the tourism sector can respond effectively while building new frameworks to adapt to climate change and development imperatives. This will be the focus of the Global Ministers' … November 6, 2008
First World Tourism Investment Summit showcases major development projects in Busan, Korea

First World Tourism Investment Summit showcases major development projects in Busan, Korea

First World Tourism Investment Summit showcases major development projects in Busan, Korea CANADA - The first World Tourism Investment Summit, coordinated by the Canada-based World Trade University Global Secretariat (WTU), was hosted by the Busan … October 31, 2008
Rakuten Travel in China - Flourishing as a small fish in a pond full of big ones

Rakuten Travel in China - Flourishing as a small fish in a pond full of big ones

Online travel distribution in China currently portrays an intriguing scenario. If one were to analyze the basic conundrum of being in the e-commerce market, i.e. checking upon whether the market is ready for a pure online travel model, then looking at … October 16, 2008
Amadeus partners with Traveldaily to present the 2008 China Travel Distribution & Tech. Summit

Amadeus partners with Traveldaily to present the 2008 China Travel Distribution & Tech. Summit

Traveldaily (www.traveldaily.cn), China’s leading online publisher with emphasis on the distribution, marketing and technology trends in the travel and tourism industries, today announced that it has welcomed Amadeus as a key partner for the 2008 China … October 16, 2008
Historic UNWTO Ministers' Summit at WTM

Historic UNWTO Ministers' Summit at WTM

More than 100 government Tourism Ministers and senior aides will meet at World Travel Market this year to examine the impact of the current economic meltdown. They will look at its impact on the pressing global industry issues of poverty reduction, sustainability … October 9, 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
NTO Summit to be held at THETRADESHOW

NTO Summit to be held at THETRADESHOW

Alexandria, VA - Officials from the world's leading National Tourist Offices will have the opportunity at THE TRADESHOW (September 7-9, Orlando) to network and learn from one another at the third annual NTO Summit (September 8 from 3:15 pm-4:45 pm). Open … July 17, 2008
Busan, South Korea, to host First World Tourism Investment Summit October 6-9, 2008

Busan, South Korea, to host First World Tourism Investment Summit October 6-9, 2008

(July 17, 2008, Vancouver, Canada) - The First World Tourism Investment Summit will be hosted by South Korea’s cosmopolitan city of Busan, October 6 - 9, 2008. The ground-breaking Summit is being organized by the Canadian-based World Trade University … July 16, 2008
China Travel Distribution & Tech Summit opens for registration

China Travel Distribution & Tech Summit opens for registration

Guangzhou, China, July 7- Traveldaily (www.traveldaily.cn), China’s leading online publisher with emphasis on the distribution, marketing and technology trends in the travel and tourism industries, today announced that it will host the 2008 China Travel … July 7, 2008



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