Twin Cities World Tourism Association to be founded at PATA Travel Mart 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the founding of the Twin Cities World Tourism Association (TCWTA) will take place during PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018) in Langkawi, Malaysia from September 12-14. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “PATA assists destinations around the world in the development of a responsible and sustainable tourism industry and it is only through cooperation and mutually beneficial partnerships that destinations can achieve such goals. The Twin Cities World Tourism Association’s mission is in …

Las Vegas McCarren Airport terminal plunged into darkness

A power outage at McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, today, June 13, 2018, caused delays at checkpoints and to ticketing and gate operations, as well as backlogs at baggage collection areas, the airport said. The power outage lasted about an hour and affected Terminal 1 and a few concourses. Vegas is known for its lights – the neon alone is world famous on the strip. So, having an expectation that NV Energy is reliable is a given, and rightly so. It has one of the…

New collaboration to develop expertise for sustainable tourism management

European Tourism Association (ETOA) and the Network for European Regions for Competitive and Sustainable Tourism (NECSTouR) signed strategic partnership agreement in Barcelona. The agreement underscores the significance of coordinated action at the regional and local levels throughout Europe in the long-term interests of destinations and the visitor economy. Areas for collaboration will include project partnerships, […]Click on the headline to read the full article… – Submit your own story idea click here –

Kuwait Airways halts all flights to Beirut over “serious security warnings”

Kuwait Airways, the country’s national carrier, has announced it will cease all flights to Beirut starting Thursday. The decision was made in light of a security warning that came from the Cyprus government, it said. The company announced on Twitter that it made a decision to stop all flights bound for Lebanon “on the basis […]Click on the headline to read the full article… – Submit your own story idea click here –

Walt Disney World Resort Brings Celebrated Stories to Life

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 11, 2018 — During D23 Expo Japan 2018, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek revealed new details about major expansion in progress across Walt Disney World Resort leading up to the 50th Anniversary. Let’s take a look at what’s in store for guests: Toy Story Land The fun […]Click on the headline to read the full article… – Submit your own story idea click here –

Child rape by tourists: UNWTO’s surprise at ITB Berlin may not be without victims

The activities of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection are co-ordinated by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretariat and monitored by an Executive Committee established in November 2000. At least members of this executive committee thought this was the case. The World Tourism Network on Child Protection is an open-ended network featuring […]Click on the headline to read the full

Giant Panda Bears are hungry like babies: Caught on video in Chengdu, China

A must to see when visiting Chengdu, China are the Panda Bears. You find pictures of them anywhere, but seeing with your own eyes is an eyeopening exprience. Attending the UNWTO General Assembly I had a chance to listen to Stephen Kaufer, CEO of trip advisor. Stephen attended the General Assembly in Chengdu, China and […] The post Giant Panda Bears are hungry like babies: Caught on video in Chengdu, China appeared first

Airline passenger injured by falling luggage from overhead bin

In this week’s article, we examine the case of Lee v. Air Canada, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3458 (S.D.N.Y. 2017) in which a passenger on an international flight between the United States and Canada “was sitting in her assigned aisle seat when she was struck on the head by the carry-on roller bag of another […] The post Airline passenger injured by falling luggage from overhead bin appeared first

Antigua and Barbuda strengthen ties and celebrate success at Caribbean Week

New York, NY, June 11, 2017 – Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating Caribbean-American Heritage Month in the US and Caribbean week with a strong presence and performance at this annual conference from June 4 -9, 2017. Caribbean Week is the largest, most engaging regional tourism activity in the greater New York and US market, and […] The post Antigua and Barbuda strengthen ties and celebrate success at Caribbean Week appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). More recent articles