TOURISM NEWS

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    UNWTO strongly condemns the attack perpetrated in Manila yesterday. On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys its heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the families and friends of the victims and to the Filipino people. “The Philippines is one …

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron has urged the global tourism industry to work closely with governments and make use of modern technology to boost traveller safety and cross-border security amid growing challenges.   Cameron said that the US President …

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    The UNWTO and the WTTC presented the Open Letter on Travel and Tourism to the Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat. The letter outlines tourism’s importance as one of the world’s largest generators of jobs and a powerful driver of …

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    Recently, Mr. Silva Dunduro, Mozambique’s Minister of Culture and Tourism met with a Brazilian business delegation which will assist the country into training the trainers in restaurant, ecotourism, tourism guides, interchange of school management of hotels and tourism etc. Dunduro …

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    Jamaica Minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, said that Jamaica has submitted its application to occupy one of five seats allocated to the Regional Commission of the Americas on the Executive Council of the UNWTO for 2018 – 2021. Bartlett said, …

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    Indonesian Tourism Minister Arief Yahya delivered a speech in which he encouraged tourism school graduates to become entrepreneurs at the pioneering ceremony of Palembang Tourism State Polytechnic on May 31. Yahya said, “I want 10 percent of graduates from tourism …

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    The UNWTO Secretary-General Dr. Taleb D. Rifai has confirmed his participation at the 6th UNWTO Conference on Tourism Statistics which will take place in Manila from June 21 to 23. According to Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo, …

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    Bad behavior by tourists, overcrowding and even environmental concerns have prompted many of the world’s most sought after tourist destinations to turn a cold shoulder to tourists. In Barcelona, the words “Tourist go home” were graffitied onto brick walls last …

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    Graduating senior Reynafe Aniga of Saipan Southern High School has received this year’s Marianas Tourism Education Council scholarship. She was picked based on her connection with her school MY WAVE Club, community service, GPA, essay, and MY WAVE Club Advisor’s …

  •  Friday, June 2, 2017

    Tourism WA, in partnership with the Caravan and Camping Industry Association WA, is promoting the State’s extraordinary caravan and camping experiences at the Queensland Caravan, Camping and Touring Super show this month.   All the latest in caravans, motorhomes, camper …

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