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Alain St.Ange of Seychelles Leading Cooperation Efforts between Africa and ASEAN

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Jakarta, Indonesia, May 9, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Alain St.Ange, the well-known Seychelles former Tourism Minister and Executive Director of FORSEAA (Forum of Small Medium Economic AFRICA ASEAN) is currently on a working visit to Indonesia to help through FORSEAA to consolidate cooperation between the AFRICA and the ASEAN Block. FORSEAA is actively working with small businesses partnerships from…

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Philippines to Host 2021 WTTC Global Summit in October

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Manila, Philippines, May 9, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel and Tourism Council once again announced that the Philippines has been selected as the next country to host the WTTC Global Summit in October this year. WTTC president and CEO Gloria Guevara made the announcement during the closing ceremony of the council’s global summit in Cancun, Mexico. • Read all the latest WTTC News and Updates…

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UNWTO & WIPO Report Shows Value of IP to Tourism Sector

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Geneva, Switzerland, May 8, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / A new report published jointly by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on the value of intellectual property in boosting tourism shows how the IP system creates a favorable ecosystem for innovation, entrepreneurship and investment in the sector. The publication, entitled “ Boosting Tourism…

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Two Government Members Elected to PATA Executive Board

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Bangkok, Thailand, May 8, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of two new government members to the PATA Executive Board. Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Maldives and Ms Noredah Othman, General Manager, Sabah Tourism Board, Malaysia were both elected for a two-year term beginning April 29, 2021.

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Irresponsible Rise in Spanish Airport Charges Will Damage Economic Recovery and Jobs

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Madrid, Spain, May 8, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that proposals by AENA to increase user charges at the 46 airports it operates across Spain could damage Spain’s economic and employment recovery from COVID-19. The proposals presented to the DGAC for approval include a request to increase charges by 5.5% over five years. They would also open the…

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UNWTO and IE University Partner to Accelerate Online Education

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Madrid, Spain, May 7, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization, in keeping with its firm commitment to democratizing online education; IE University, with more than 20 years’ experience in online training, and Sommet Education, global leader in higher education in hotel management and culinary arts are partnering to accelerate on-line education in the Hospitality sector.

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WTTC and Harvard on the Importance of Sustainability Leadership in Tourism

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London, United Kingdom, May 7, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, and faculty and scientists of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, today release two vital case studies on Sustainability Leadership by The Travel Corporation (TTC) and Intrepid Travel. WTTC and Harvard researchers aim to support and…

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PUBS, PATIOS & BARS: A secret gem for Canadians in Paris

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Sometimes one just needs a portion or two of poutine, no matter where one is the world – even the gastronomic mecca of Paris. Fortunately, the Quebecois mainstay (though countlessly culturally appropriated across the globe) can be found in the French capital at an establishment dedicated to providing a petite taste of North America (and specifically Canada) to its patrons. In business since 1999…

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LISTENING IN: A slice of Heaven

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“Stairway to Heaven” consistently ranks as one of rock music’s greatest songs (listeners at one radio station in NYC have ranked it No. 1 for the past 20 years), remarkably achieving such glorious heights despite never have being released as a single. The Led Zeppelin classic was released on the British band’s unnamed masterpiece album in 1971 (subsequently called Led Zeppelin IV…

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Vienna Announces €4 Million Meeting Fund to Support MICE Organisers

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Vienna, Austria, May 6, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The City of Vienna is providing the Vienna Tourist Board and its Vienna Convention Bureau with an additional €4 million to support national and international organisers of meetings held in the city, from 1 May 2021 to 31 December 2023, paving the way for the sector’s growth offering up to €60,000 of funding per event. Significantly, for the first time…

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