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Green innovation in tourism can trigger major benefits

Green innovation in tourism can trigger major benefits

23rd Jun 2012 Press Release Tourism News

The Rio+20 event `Green Innovation in Tourism´, co-hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with the support of the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism and the UNWTO Affiliate Member CNC-SESC-SENAC gathered 300 international tourism experts.

China plans world’s biggest airport

China plans world’s biggest airport

12th Sep 2011 Airline News

Construction is underway on a new mega-airport in Beijing that will have nine runways to relieve existing pressure on Beijing’s Capital International Airport (BCIA), according to reports.

Air Canada welcomes Canada’s new status as Approved Destination for Chinese travellers

Air Canada welcomes Canada’s new status as Approved Destination for Chinese travellers

25th Jun 2010 Press Release Airline News

Air Canada today welcomed the signing of an agreement between China and Canada by which the Government of China has granted Canada Approved Destination Status, making it easier for Chinese nationals to visit Canada. The agreement comes as Air Canada doubles its capacity between Toronto and China beginning this fall with the introduction of daily flights year-round to Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong, in addition to its year-round flights between Vancouver and all three cities.

Pirates and terror top Indo-EU agenda

Pirates and terror top Indo-EU agenda

24th Jun 2010 Press Release Tourism News

Piracy and terrorism topped the agenda of the European Union’s chief diplomat, Catherine Ashton, on her four day visit to India. Ashton said the EU has proposed that India consider working closer with the 10-nation Atalanta flotilla or the NATO fleet fighting pirates off Somalia. “These have rotating command structures at different levels,” she said and said India could consider being part of such a system.

Scores feared dead in China flooding

Scores feared dead in China flooding

22nd Jun 2010 Tourism News

As many as 199 people are now feared to have died in flooding which has swept southern China over the past ten days. Some 29 million residents in ten provinces have been hit by the flooding, with as many as three million displaced from their homes.