The 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, to take place in Krakow, Poland on 27-28 April 2017, will discuss ways to advance the commitment of tourism towards sustainable and responsible practices. The event is one of the major components of the ‘Enhancing the Understanding of European Tourism’ Project, conducted by UNWTO in cooperation with the European Commission.→ read more...
Airport Baggage Service Repairs Damaged Luggage on the Spot
Broken glasses, battered heels, lost buttons – not a problem for the expert and helpful service providers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA). A quick solution can even be found for damaged bags and suitcases. The team from the Airport Baggage Service (FGS) in Arrivals Hall B can remedy any luggage mishap, however big or small, in next to no time – so there’s no need to let stuck wheels, snagged zippers or missing handles ruin your travel experience.
The Centre Welcomes John Burke As New Deputy General Manager
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is proud to announce the appointment of John Burke as its new Deputy General Manager. Burke is a senior venue operations professional with over 25 years’ experience working across all areas of venue and event management including leadership, commercial management, construction liaison, vendor management, programme management, facility operations & engineering, and audio visual (AV) & technical systems infrastructure & development.
CTO Earth Day Message 2017 by Hugh Riley, Secretary General, Caribbean Tourism Organization
As the world pauses to celebrate Earth Day today, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is pleased to declare its support for actions that make a difference.
It is no secret that the very foundation of Caribbean tourism is our unparalleled natural environment; one that is rich in biodiversity, is virtually unpolluted, boasts landscapes that draw visitors from across the globe, and sustains life and livelihood.
Managers from major Chinese travel companies will provide insights into their expanding market – The ITB China Conference has three areas of focus: destinations, online travel and business travel – Admission free of charge. Competitive advantages to be had from understanding the Chinese market: leading travel organisations and tourism officials active in the Chinese market will be congregating this year for the first ITB China, to be held from 10 to 12 May at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Conference Center.→ read more...
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) the world’s leading hospitality management school, has received the formal approval from local authorities to start the construction work for its future campus which will mix ecology, technology and pedagogy. The many additions to the existing infrastructures include sports facilities, a new restaurant with a capacity for 450 people and twice as many dorm rooms. After about a year of collaboration with local authorities, the plans have been approved and construction will officially kick off in the spring of 2017.→ read more...