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  • Antigua and Barbuda celebrate tourism heroes at Black Pineapple Awards December 6, 2019
    Antigua and Barbuda celebrate tourism heroes at Black Pineapple Awards Antigua and Barbuda celebrated the success of a record-breaking year in Tourism by hosting the inaugural annual Black Pineapple Awards Ceremony in New York on Wednesday, December 4th. The Black Pineapple Awards – eponymous to the Black Pineapple that is only found in Antigua – […]
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  • Air Serbia re-launches Istanbul-Belgrade flights on December 11 December 6, 2019
    Air Serbia re-launches Istanbul-Belgrade flights on December 11 Air Serbia will operate flights to Istanbul-Belgrade three times a week in the initial phase and increase the frequency to four times a week by the end of the year. In the first months of next year, the Serbian airline plans to increase the frequency to seven […]
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  • Agra tourists now have to pay extra to view iconic Taj Mahal December 6, 2019
    Agra tourists now have to pay extra to view iconic Taj Mahal City officials in Agra, India today announce that domestic and foreign tourists will now have to pay extra to view the iconic Taj Mahal from a newly-built vantage point. Developed in the back of the Mughal-era monument, new vantage point was opened just […]
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  • Airbus logged orders for 222 commercial aircraft in November December 6, 2019
    Airbus logged orders for 222 commercial aircraft in November Airbus marked another month of high-volume bookings with new orders logged for 222 commercial aircraft in November, covering the A320neo Family, A330neo and A350 XWB members of its product line – bringing the overall number of orders booked by the company to more than 20,000. During […]
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  • Lufthansa Group announces 2020 summer long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf December 6, 2019
    Lufthansa Group announces 2020 summer long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf The Lufthansa Group will continue to offer attractive long-haul destinations from Düsseldorf in the summer of 2020. The two New York airports Newark (EWR) and John-F.-Kennedy (JFK) as well as Fort Myers (RSW) and Miami (MIA) in Florida offer travelers a strong North American program. In […]
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  • Lucky 13 for Milan Bergamo Airport December 6, 2019
    Lucky 13 for Milan Bergamo Airport For the first time in its history, Milan Bergamo Airport has hit the 13 million passenger mark, setting a new record for annual passengers for the Italian gateway. Handling just one million passengers for the first time in 1999, today saw the airport celebrate the historic moment with the […]
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  • Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued December 6, 2019
    Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Tonga today. Samoa and Wallis and Futuna were also affected. No tsunami warning was issued after the earthquake. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 6 Dec 2019 13:04:47 UTC • 6 Dec 2019 01:04:47 near epicenter Location 15.284S 175.119W Depth 10 […]
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  • US travel market share to continue decline through 2023 December 6, 2019
    US travel market share to continue decline through 2023 Sluggish demand for overseas travel to the U.S. will sustain the trend of the country falling behind international travel growth worldwide, according to the latest forecast released by the U.S. Travel Association. While global long-haul travel is projected to grow an average of 4.8% annually through […]
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  • Who is Les Matuson appointed as Rescue Practitioner by Bankrupt South African Airways? December 6, 2019
    Who is Les Matuson appointed as Rescue Practitioner by Bankrupt South African Airways? South African Airways is officially in business rescue and just assigned Mr. Les Matuson from Matuson Associated as the rescue practitioner. The Board of Directors of South African Airways (SAA) filed the notice of commencement of business rescue proceedings was filed with […]
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  • Russian airlines lost 3.2 billion rubles from Putin’s Georgia ‘flight ban’ December 6, 2019
    Russian airlines lost 3.2 billion rubles from Putin’s Georgia ‘flight ban’ Russian airlines estimate their losses from the ban on flights to Georgia, introduced at the height of the “high” tourist season by decision of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, at 3.2 billion rubles. The calculation of losses carried out according to the methodology of the […]
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  • Who is airline turnaround of the year? December 6, 2019
    Who is airline turnaround of the year? LOT Polish Airlines was selected for its return to profit since 2016, following an extended period of loss-making, while also resuming strong traffic growth. In 2019, it expects to carry 10 million passengers for the first time, more than twice its traffic of just four years ago. A […]
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  • Who is the regional airline of the year? December 6, 2019
    Who is the regional airline of the year? airBaltic was selected for its strong return to growth and profitability after emerging from a challenging restructuring period. Annual passenger numbers, essentially unchanged at 2.6 million between 2008 and 2015, look set to reach five million in 2019, a near doubling in four years. Revenues have enjoyed […]
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  • Who is the low-cost airline of the year? December 6, 2019
    Who is the low-cost airline of the year? Spirit Airlines was selected for pioneering the ultra-low-cost model in North America, and more recently, turning its operations around and improving its customer relations. It is further evolving the model by leveraging new technology to drive up its non-ticket revenue, which should grow by 3% in 2020 […]
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  • Who is the airline executive or the year? December 6, 2019
    Who is the airline executive or the year? This award is presented to the airline executive who has had the greatest individual influence on the aviation industry, demonstrating outstanding strategic thinking and innovative direction for the growth of their business and the industry. Airline executives across the globe could learn a lot from Tewolde GebreMariam […]
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  • What is the airline of the year? December 6, 2019
    What is the airline of the year? According to CAPA-Centre for Aviation, British Airways brand may only be 45 years old, but the airline has been built on a legacy that dates back 100 years to 1919 when forerunner company, Aircraft Transport and Travel Limited (AT&T), launched the world’s first daily international scheduled air service […]
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  • CruiseTrends: Most popular cruise lines, cruise ships and travel dates December 6, 2019
    CruiseTrends: Most popular cruise lines, cruise ships and travel dates CruiseTrends report for the month of December 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for December 2019. The reports provides information on the most popular cruise trends among consumers, including most requested cruise ships, lines and […]
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  • Canada and US issue Dominica travel advisories over ‘civil unrest’ December 6, 2019
    Canada and US issue Dominica travel advisories over ‘civil unrest’ The Government of Canada and the United States Department of State have issued Dominica travel advisories. Travel warnings were issued in response to civil unrest in Dominica ahead of Friday’s general election. Two persons were shot and injured by the police Thursday morning in the […]
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  • FAA: Holiday or not – do not aim laser-light displays at sky December 5, 2019
    FAA: Holiday or not – do not aim laser-light displays at sky The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a warning today that holiday laser-light displays aimed at houses become potentially dangerous when aimed into the sky. The agency receives reports each year from pilots who are distracted or temporarily blinded by residential laser-light displays. This […]
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  • Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico: Creating seamless travel experience December 5, 2019
    Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico: Creating seamless travel experience Delta Air Lines and its Joint Cooperation Agreement partner Aeromexico are focused on providing their customers with a consistent experience when traveling between the two airlines. Over 3.2 million Delta and Aeromexico customers connect across the trans-border network every year and creating a truly seamless journey […]
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  • Largest national park in East Africa set in Tanzania December 5, 2019
    Largest national park in East Africa set in Tanzania The President of Tanzania has signed into a law a proposal endorsed by the Tanzanian parliament to establish the largest national park in East Africa. The Tanzanian President, Dr. John Magufuli had signed the document recently after the Tanzanian parliament approved a proposal on September 10th […]
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  • Das Hotel Sans Souci Wien setzt auf das Zero Waste Projekt December 6, 2019
    Überzeugen im Bereich Nachhaltigkeit konnte das Hotel Sans Souci Wien. Im Oktober wurde das Hotel von Green Globe mit der Re-Zertifizierung ausgezeichnet. Der Erfolg ist ein Beleg für die langjährige Arbeit, die das Hotel in die Nachhaltigkeit investiert. Zudem beweist die Auszeichnung, dass man sich mit der eingeschlagenen Ausrichtung auf einem positiven Weg befindet. Zu […]
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  • Billigflüge: Beliebt beim Kunden, riskant fürs Business December 3, 2019
    Die Deutschen reisen viel und gerne, besonders seitdem das Fliegen immer günstiger wird. Gerade innerhalb Europas ist in Handumdrehen eine Flugreise gebucht ohne den Geldbeutel strapazieren zu müssen. Die Fluglinien bieten ständig mehr Strecken, häufigere Flüge und noch niedrigere Preise an – doch ist das Geschäftsmodel tragbar und das Angebot auf Dauer rentabel? Die meisten […]
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  • Das Hotel Retter baut auf regionale Bio Produkte December 2, 2019
    Einen Grund zum Feiern hatte das Hotel Retter Anfang November. Das in der Oststeiermark liegende Hotel wurde von Green Globe re-zertifiziert. Die Auszeichnung verdeutlicht die viele Arbeit, welche das Hotel in die Nachhaltigkeit investiert. Gleichzeitig ist es auch ein Indiz, dass man sich mit der Nachhaltigkeitsausrichtung auf einem erfolgreichen Weg befindet. Die größte Herausforderung in […]
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  • Welche Reisekostensoftware passt zu meinem Unternehmen? December 6, 2019
    Zum zweiten Mal legt der VDR-Fachausschuss Reisekosten eine Aktualisierung der „Übersicht Reisekostensoftware“ vor. „Der Markt verändert sich immer schneller, es entstehen neue Anforderungen und es kommen neue Anbieter und neue Produkte hinzu“, sagt Fachausschussleiterin Beate Schäfer, Travel Managerin beim VDE. „Um den Mitglieder immer den aktuellsten Stand bieten zu können, werden wir unsere Übersicht künftig […]
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  • A7-Sperrung erschwert die Fahrt zum Flughafen in Hamburg December 6, 2019
    Der Flughafen Hamburg informiert über die Sperrung der A7 am Wochenende und rät zu einem ordentlichen Zeitpuffer bei der Anreise. Von Freitag, 6. Dezember (22 Uhr), bis Montag, 9. Dezember 2019 (5 Uhr), ist die A7 zwischen den Anschlussstellen HH-Schnelsen-Nord und HH-Eidelstedt für 55 Stunden in beide Fahrtrichtungen voll gesperrt. Betroffen sind Passagiere und Besucher […]
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  • Was ändert sich ab dem 01.01.2020 in Sachen Reisekosten? December 5, 2019
    Am 29.11.2019 hat der Bundesrat dem Jahressteuergesetz 2019 – mit vollständigem Namen „Gesetz zur weiteren steuerlichen Förderung der Elektromobilität und zur Änderung weiterer steuerlicher Vorschriften“ – zugestimmt. Damit wird es großteils zum 01.01.2020 einige entscheidende Anpassungen geben, v. a. beim Verpflegungsmehraufwand, bei Jobtickets, bei Elektrofahrzeugen und bei der Abgrenzung von Bar- und Sachlohn, schreibt der […]
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  • Best Off-Road Cars For Your Winter Break December 6, 2019
    Whether you are a fan of cars, or you are just looking for a car to enjoy an off-roading experience with the family, there are a number of options available to give you the best of a road car without compromising on comfort of any kind. In this article, we will be providing you with […]
  • Antigua and Barbuda celebrate tourism heroes at Black Pineapple Awards December 6, 2019
    Antigua and Barbuda celebrated the success of a record-breaking year in Tourism by hosting the inaugural annual Black Pineapple Awards Ceremony in New York on Wednesday, December 4th. The Black Pineapple Awards – eponymous to the Black Pineapple that is only found in Antigua – were created solely to honor the partners, tour operators, resorts, […]
  • MCB Tour Championship in Seychelles starts off with Pro-Am Competition December 5, 2019
    Following its first leg from Madagascar, the MCB Tour Championship 2019 continues its journey in the Seychelles at Constance Lemuria, Praslin. The well anticipated competition leg of the Indian Ocean swing will be held on our shores from Thursday December 5, 2019 to Saturday December 7, 2019.  Warming up for the big day, the 48 […]
  • African Tourism Board supporting women and youth December 5, 2019
    Cuthbert Ncube, Chairman of the African Tourism Board, said he was honored to be part of an event attended by the Royal Bafokeng Nation Queen Mother Her Majesty Dr. Semane Molotlegi. She spoke and emphasized the need of unity in the Corporate community and appreciating one another as we live to complement one another. Cuthbert […]
  • The Valletta NYE celebrations are back, featuring The Travellers and many more live in concert December 4, 2019
    Featuring The Travellers and many more live in concert One of the most anticipated events of the calendar, the Valletta National New Year’s Eve Celebrations, are back to usher in the New Year in the capital city. The celebrations will once again take place in St. George’s Square with the main stage hosting leading names […]
  • Experience the “Most Magical Time of the Year” in Malta with Festivals, Fireworks and Culinary Delights December 4, 2019
    Festivals, Fireworks and Culinary Delights As the Holiday season approaches, one of the best things about spending time in Malta and its sister island of Gozo is being able to observe and experience some of the excitement of the Maltese national traditions as well as the culinary delights. Malta, the archipelago in the Mediterranean, with […]
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  • Anson: Château Fleur Cardinale wines from 2009 to 2016 December 5, 2019
    Anson: Château Fleur Cardinale wines from 2009 to 2016 Styles of Amarone: Twelve wines to try The best Brunello di Montalcino wines: Expert reviews Twelve top Rioja wines from Haro Station District – masterclass Ruffino: Producer profile Top Adelaide restaurants and wine bars Château Rocheyron: The St-Emilion project of Pingus founder Peter Sisseck Antinori masterclass: […]
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  • US tariff threat on Champagne is unacceptable, says French wine body December 5, 2019
    US tariff threat on Champagne is unacceptable, says French wine body US threatens to raise French wine tariffs ‘up to 100%’ Decanter unveils the new Decanter Premium app
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  • US threatens to raise French wine tariffs 'up to 100%' December 3, 2019
    The best Brunello di Montalcino wines: Expert reviews Twelve top Rioja wines from Haro Station District – masterclass Ruffino: Producer profile Top Adelaide restaurants and wine bars US threatens to raise French wine tariffs ‘up to 100%’ Decanter unveils the new Decanter Premium app
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  • Decanter unveils the new Decanter Premium app December 3, 2019
    The best Brunello di Montalcino wines: Expert reviews Twelve top Rioja wines from Haro Station District – masterclass Ruffino: Producer profile Top Adelaide restaurants and wine bars US threatens to raise French wine tariffs ‘up to 100%’ Decanter unveils the new Decanter Premium app
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  • Decanter unveils the new Decanter Premium app December 2, 2019
    Twelve top Rioja wines from Haro Station District – masterclass Ruffino: Producer profile Top Adelaide restaurants and wine bars Château Rocheyron: The St-Emilion project of Pingus founder Peter Sisseck Decanter unveils the new Decanter Premium app LVMH buys control of Whispering Angel producer Château d’Esclans
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  • IFPTE mourns tragic loss of IFPTE Local 121 members December 5, 2019
    The International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) released the following statement in response to yesterday’s shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard: “The officers, members and staff of IFPTE send our deepest condolences to the families of the three IFPTE Local 121 members who were the victims of a senseless shooting that occurred […]
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  • Kāneiolouma Hawaiian village announces restoration plans December 5, 2019
    Beginning in January 2020, a crew of traditional Hawaiian stone masons and cultural practitioners will begin Phase Three of the Kāneiolouma project – the full restoration of this ancient Hawaiian village located on Kauai’s beautiful south shore. Located only steps away from world-famous Poipu Beach, Kāneiolouma is a largely intact 20-acre Hawaiian village dating back […]
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  • Deadly Terror Attack at Pearl Harbor Hawaii? Arizona Memorial lock-down just cleared December 5, 2019
    Deadly Terror Attack at Pearl Harbor Hawaii? Arizona Memorial lock-down just cleared Visitors are safe and all Pearl Harbor gates are now open again. Tourists and other visitors are now able to leave the Memorial and the base. Earlier Tourists visiting Arizona Memorial were under a “shelter in place” order unable to leave the base […]
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  • Hawaii tourists spent US$1.33 billion in October November 27, 2019
    Tourism dollars from the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) helped to fund a number of community events statewide in the land of Aloha during October, including the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival, Maui Marathon, Kauai Chocolate and Coffee Festival, and Honolulu Pride Parade and Festival. Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion […]
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  • Parking: Frustrating, revenue and cutting edge technologies November 27, 2019
    Recognizing how frustrating parking can be for travelers (and also recognizing that parking is an important source of revenue), airports across the United States are introducing cutting-edge parking technologies to make their parking facilities more customer-friendly and safer, while at the same time making them more competitive relative to independent satellite lots. These technologies are […]
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  • Equality Federation Response to Introduction of the Fairness for All Act December 6, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dione Friends, Equality Federation, 832.291.4816, dione@equalityfederation.org Washington, DC – Today Rep. Chris Stewart from Utah introduced in Congress the “Fairness for All Act” to address LGBTQ discrimination. The following can be attributed to Rebecca Isaacs, Executive Director of Equality Federation:  “It is a remarkable day to see so many conservative…
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  • The LGBTQ Community Knows Gun Violence too Well December 4, 2019
    Ian Palmquist stood with Everytown at the Supreme Court to reject the NRA’s attempt to deprive us of the right to enact measures to protect ourselves from gun violence. The post The LGBTQ Community Knows Gun Violence too Well appeared first on Equality Federation.
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  • Atlanta to host 2021 International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Global Convention December 3, 2019
    The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association has selected Atlanta, Georgia’s capital and an LGBTQ+ oasis in the southern United States, as the host city for its 38th Annual Global Convention, 5-8 May 2021. This will be the first time the city has hosted IGLTA’s premier educational and networking event. The opening night reception, sponsored by Atlanta…
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  • Two New LGBTQ Reports Launched in Partnership with MAP & HRC November 19, 2019
    Today, we partnered with HRC and MAP to launch two new reports that give us new insight into the lives of LGBTQ Americans in local communities. Click to read the full report. The Municipal Equality Index (MEI) examines how inclusive municipal laws, policies, and services are of LGBTQ people who live and work there. Cities are rated…
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  • Where We Call Home: Transgender People in Rural America November 19, 2019
    Stereotypes and pop culture portrayals often overlook the diversity of rural America, framing rural regions as made up predominantly of white, politically conservative people who are hostile to LGBT people. But millions of LGBT people, including transgender people, live in rural communities—and while some struggle, others thrive. The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) released a new…
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  • Meeting in London November 22, 2019
    Post a commercial press release and you or someone you designate may be on the way for a 14-day dream holiday to Seychelles eTurboNews many press-release or story pitches every day With more than 2000 letters to the editor every day, may we ask you to submit our online form to get immediate attention to […]
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  • Sands Resorts Macao and teamLab Announce Name of New Interactive Experience at The Venetian Macao – ‘teamLab SuperNature’ November 18, 2019
    Sands Resorts Macao and art collective teamLab have announced the name of their groundbreaking permanent interactive experience to officially open at The Venetian® Macao in February 2020 – teamLab SuperNature – and revealed some of the exhibits set to thrill visitors. Tickets are now on sale for previews from Jan. 21 via Cotai Ticketing (www.cotaiticketing.com). […]
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  • Top 10 advantages of hiring a car with Pingouin Car Rental in Mauritius November 15, 2019
    Overview Pingouin Car Rental is a local car rental company located at Level 0, Car Rental Booth, Counter No.9, SSR International Airport, Plaine Magnien 51520, Mauritius. If you are travelling to Mauritius Island, renting a car remains a very affordable option with more freedom to explore this beautiful Island as compared to other options. Mauritius […]
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  • Championing climate friendly travel at COP25 December 4, 2019
    A COP25 side-event hosted by WTTC in partnership with UNFCCC focused on the 2050 Climate Neutral ambitions of the Travel & Tourism industry. The event was opened by UNFCCC Executive Director Patricia Espinosa and WTTC President and CEO Gloria Guevara who called for increased Travel & Tourism low carbon ambition with Climate Friendly Travel as […]
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  • African Tourism Board Chair speaks about Women of Value and Tourism December 4, 2019
    Cuthbert Ncube, chairman of the African Tourism Board was a panelist and speaker at the  Women of Value South Africa organized by Dimakatso Malwela, A on their Annual Entrepreneurship Summit focusing on Business Opportunities in the Tourism sector. Women of Value is an organization and a focus on the woman and youth socio-economics. The organization […]
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  • Atlanta to host 2021 International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Global Convention December 3, 2019
    The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association has selected Atlanta, Georgia’s capital and an LGBTQ+ oasis in the southern United States, as the host city for its 38th Annual Global Convention, 5-8 May 2021. This will be the first time the city has hosted IGLTA’s premier educational and networking event. The opening night reception, sponsored by Atlanta […]
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