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Culp receives NTA Advocacy Award

Culp receives NTA Advocacy Award

WASHINGTON, DC - Patti A. Culp received NTA’s James D. Santini Award for legislative advocacy on behalf of the tourism industry. Culp was honored at a luncheon here during “Destination: Capitol Hill,” where NTA members have gathered with hundreds … April 11, 2013
WTTC issues wake-up call to private and public sector to work closely together for Travel & Tourism's long-term future

WTTC issues wake-up call to private and public sector to work closely together for Travel & Tourism's long-term future

***EMBARGOED UNTIL APRIL 10, 2013, 1700 HOURS UAE TIME*** "The private and public sector must come together and focus on long-term strategies, infrastructure, and initiatives, not just short-term goals, to ensure that our industry is ahead of the growth … April 9, 2013
WTTC’s President urges Travel & Tourism industry to increase its leadership and influence

WTTC’s President urges Travel & Tourism industry to increase its leadership and influence

David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), is calling on the global Travel & Tourism industry “to grasp the mantle of leadership in order to influence.” In his opening speech at the WTTC 13th Global Summit … April 9, 2013
Tourism key for jobs and exports says President of Portugal accepting the UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter on Travel and Tourism

Tourism key for jobs and exports says President of Portugal accepting the UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter on Travel and Tourism

The President of Portugal, Anibal Cavaco Silva, has highlighted the importance of tourism to the country’s jobs and exports on the occasion of the presentation of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)/World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Open Letter … December 7, 2012
South African communities host IIPT President

South African communities host IIPT President

STOWE, Vermont, USA & CULLINAN, Gauteng Province, South Africa - The communities of Cullinan, Dinokeng Game Reserve, and Refilwe were honored to host and welcome the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) Founder and President Louis … October 21, 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
The Seychelles islands are making waves at the 8th ATTAC Travel Show in Abu Dhabi

The Seychelles islands are making waves at the 8th ATTAC Travel Show in Abu Dhabi

The Travel and Tourism Agencies Council (ATTAC) organized the 8th ATTAC Travel Show at Abu Dhabi Shopping Mall from April 25-28, 2012. This is an annual event, which the council has been organizing for the past 8 years, and this year, the Seychelles was … April 29, 2012
WTTC calls on governments for low-carbon growth policies in the tourism industry

WTTC calls on governments for low-carbon growth policies in the tourism industry

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has issued a communiqué during the International Climate Change Negotiations in Durban, which urges governments to develop climate change policies, which ensure that travel and tourism can grow sustainably and … December 8, 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
World Tourism Day celebrated through diversity

World Tourism Day celebrated through diversity

Excellent weather and great enthusiasm accompanied tourism day celebrations in the city of Cape Town today. World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27 every year as part of Tourism Month. A UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) initiative, it … September 27, 2011
World Travel Awards highlights importance of travel and tourism in alleviating Europe's debt crisis

World Travel Awards highlights importance of travel and tourism in alleviating Europe's debt crisis

World Travel Awards has emphasized the vital role of travel and tourism in re-establishing macro-economic stability across Europe.The leading awards program, hailed as the "Oscars of the travel industry" by The Wall Street Journal, cited the example of … July 22, 2011
Tourism key to the economic recovery of Egypt

Tourism key to the economic recovery of Egypt

As the leading foreign exchange earner and representing one in every seven jobs, tourism is a crucial factor in Egypt’s economic recovery, stressed the Prime Minister of Egypt, Essam Sharaf, during an official visit of the UN World Tourism Organization … May 31, 2011
PATA and WTTC join forces with APEC in groundbreaking study to create new business opportunities

PATA and WTTC join forces with APEC in groundbreaking study to create new business opportunities

BANGKOK, Thailand & LAS VEGAS, Nevada, US - Travel and tourism is widely recognized as a major engine for future economic growth within the economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) grouping. In 2010, the APEC economies collectively … May 16, 2011
WTTC Global Travel and Tourism Summit powers global growth

WTTC Global Travel and Tourism Summit powers global growth

Nearly 1,000 industry leaders will gather in Las Vegas from May 17-19 to discuss, debate, and define some of the key issues facing the travel and tourism industry, during the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 11th Global Travel & Tourism Summit. Held … May 10, 2011
President Zuma of South Africa joins UNWTO-WTTC global campaign on the value of travel and tourism

President Zuma of South Africa joins UNWTO-WTTC global campaign on the value of travel and tourism

The President of South Africa Jacob Zuma is the latest head of state to join the ongoing World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Leaders for Tourism Campaign. President Zuma was presented an open letter stressing … May 6, 2011
WTM Vision Conference–Milan hailed a great success

WTM Vision Conference–Milan hailed a great success

The inaugural World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference–Milan has been hailed a great success by the travel and tourism industry. Almost 100 delegates packed into the Italian Stock Exchange last Thursday to hear high-caliber speakers discuss the … April 19, 2011
UNWTO Secretary-General looks ahead to decade of travel and tourism

UNWTO Secretary-General looks ahead to decade of travel and tourism

The next ten years look set to be “the decade of travel and tourism” said UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai at the opening the ITB Travel Trade Show in Berlin, Germany, March 9-13. “The first decade of the twenty-first century was a decade … March 9, 2011
President Calderón of Mexico first to join UNWTO-WTTC global campaign on value of travel and tourism

President Calderón of Mexico first to join UNWTO-WTTC global campaign on value of travel and tourism

The President of Mexico, Felipe Calderón, has become the first head of state to join the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) joint campaign highlighting the importance of travel and tourism to global growth … March 2, 2011
PATA 60th anniversary and conference is 2011’s must-attend event

PATA 60th anniversary and conference is 2011’s must-attend event

BANGKOK, Thailand - PATA’s 60th Anniversary and Conference promises to be the most exciting event of the 2011 tourism calendar. Marking the return of the PATA Annual Conference, as well as a celebration of six decades of building tourism, it is a must-attend … March 1, 2011
Call to rethink travel and tourism education for the green growth era

Call to rethink travel and tourism education for the green growth era

BRUSSELS - Professor Geoffrey Lipman, Director of Greenearth.travel and of beyond tourism, speaking at the World Environment Forum in Jeju, South Korea, called for a rethink and revamp of traditional travel and tourism education systems for the impending … February 23, 2011
International Travel and Tourism exhibition coming to the heart of Moscow

International Travel and Tourism exhibition coming to the heart of Moscow

According to the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Russia has the 9th largest outbound tourism market in terms of expenditure, and it is increasing by 14% per annum. It also has the fastest-growing Internet population in Europe leading to an increase … February 21, 2011
IATA hails PATA’s key role in Asia Pacific travel and tourism

IATA hails PATA’s key role in Asia Pacific travel and tourism

BANGKOK, Thailand: Giovanni Bisignani, director general and chief executive officer of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has hailed the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s (PATA) unique contribution to the region’s tourism industry. … February 17, 2011
Awards showcase travel and tourism initiatives leading the world in sustainability

Awards showcase travel and tourism initiatives leading the world in sustainability

LONDON, UK: A small beach lodge helping to lift a community out of poverty; a project to regenerate an island’s fragile eco-system; an international hotel company supporting the protection of orangutans, turtles, and coral reefs; and a national park … February 15, 2011
World Travel Awards call for nominations

World Travel Awards call for nominations

World Travel Awards is issuing a call to those organizations that aspire to be the best of the best in the business to participate in the 2011 World Travel Awards. The highest accolade in travel and tourism, the awards is hailed as "the Oscars of the … January 10, 2011
Karen Hoffman to head New York based Bradford Group as president

Karen Hoffman to head New York based Bradford Group as president

NEW YORK, New York - The Bradford Group, an award-winning, New York-based marketing, advertising, and public relations agency with a strong focus on travel and tourism, including sustainable tourism development and investment, announced that Karen B. … January 7, 2011
Australasia prevails at World Travel Awards

Australasia prevails at World Travel Awards

The eyes of Australasia were looking to India for this year’s World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony held in Delhi on Thursday, October 14, as the XIX Commonwealth Games drew to a close. The industry’s elite – including CEOs and directors … October 14, 2010
Green Globe University announces new sustainability training for travel and tourism professionals

Green Globe University announces new sustainability training for travel and tourism professionals

LOS ANGELES, CA - Green Globe University announces new training programs for travel industry professionals who wish to improve their understanding of sustainable operation and management. The Green Globe training programs deliver a comprehensive … September 30, 2010
More Kenyan Hotels to becoming active in preventing child sex tourism – 20 additional hotels sign the International Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism under the auspices of the Hon. Morris Dzoro

More Kenyan Hotels to becoming active in preventing child sex tourism – 20 additional hotels sign the International Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism under the auspices of the Hon. Morris Dzoro

The second signing of the Code will take place on the 8th December 2007, 15.00-17.00h at the Coral Key Beach resort Malindi under the auspices of the Hon. Morris Dzoro, Minister of Tourism and Wildlife and representatives from the Department of Children’s … December 7, 2007



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