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UNWTO General Assembly: Tourism more united than ever, says Rifai

UNWTO General Assembly: Tourism more united than ever, says Rifai

The global tourism community is “more united than ever” according to United Nations World Tourism Organisation general secretary Taleb Rifai. Addressing the opening session of the 22nd session of the UNWTO General Assembly, he said, despite the challenges faced by global tourism, the sector was “more committed than ever to working closer together to make it a pillar of a better future for people and the planet”.

Bartlett arrives in China for UNWTO General Assembly

Bartlett arrives in China for UNWTO General Assembly

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has arrived in China to take part in the 22nd session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation General Assembly. The event is being held in Chengdu, China, from September 11th-16th.

Serenity movie celebrated in Mauritius

Serenity movie celebrated in Mauritius

After the successful launch of Serenity movie at Maradiva, some of the cast members were happy to participate in a tree planting ceremony. The tree planted is “Eugenia Bojeri”, commonly known as “Bois de Clous” and is an endemic plant to Mauritius.

World Travel Awards touches down at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

World Travel Awards touches down at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

World Travel Awards has touched down in the Mexican Riviera, ahead of the Latin America Ceremony 2017. The prestigious event will take place this Saturday, September 9th, at the glittering, all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, with hospitality leaders from across the region expected to attend to discover who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.

Jamaica Travel Market to return to Luton Hoo this month

Jamaica Travel Market to return to Luton Hoo this month

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, The Jamaica Tourist Board has confirmed it will once again host the destination’s own business-to-business tradeshow, Jamaica Travel Market, in the UK. The event will take place on September 28th-29th at the Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa.