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Aitken appointed chair of UKinbound

Aitken appointed chair of UKinbound

UKinbound has announced the appointment of James Aitken, managing director of Cashel Travel, as incoming chair. Aitken brings with him over 30 years of senior level experience in the UK and Irish inbound tourism industry.

Neumann steps up to Robinson Club management role

Neumann steps up to Robinson Club management role

The management team at Robinson Club is once again complete. With immediate effect, Tobias Neumann will fill the vacancy and jointly manage TUI Group’s premium club provider with managing director, Bernd Mäser.

RAKTDA signs sustainability partnership with AITO

RAKTDA signs sustainability partnership with AITO

The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced a partnership with the Association of Independent Tour Operators, on Protect, an initiative carried out in partnership with the University of Surrey.

New tourism website from VisitGuernsey

New tourism website from VisitGuernsey

Showcasing the spectacular landscapes of Guernsey with striking photography and video footage, the new website, which is available in English, with French, German and Dutch sections, has been developed to inspire tourists looking for a beautiful close-to-home island experience.

ETOA: Visa complexity hitting Indian tourism in Europe

ETOA: Visa complexity hitting Indian tourism in Europe

The cost and complexity of the Schengen zone tourist visa process is losing the European tourism industry an estimated $1 billion a year from the Indian market, preliminary findings from European Tourism Association Visa Impact Survey have revealed.

Turismo de Portugal appointed WTTC Destination Partner

Turismo de Portugal appointed WTTC Destination Partner

The Destination Partner category – the newest member classification - amplifies the voice of major national tourism organisations and destination management organisations from across the globe, and will serve to tackle issues within the tourism sector such as overcrowding and crisis preparedness.

Ras Al Khaimah to host PATA Annual Summit

Ras Al Khaimah to host PATA Annual Summit

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced that the emirate will be hosting the PATA Annual Summit 2020. The four-day event, to be hosted by the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, will bring together international thought leaders, industry shapers and senior decision-makers who are professionally engaged with the Asia Pacific region.