Open challenge for accelerating gastronomy tourism initiatives that can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
SITA today announced that to support the recovery of the travel industry, it will make its Digital Travel Declaration solution – which allows passengers to share required travel and health documentation with governments ahead of travel – available to governments free of charge globally. Continue reading
Introducing artificial intelligence in a way that feels natural. IHG Hotels & Resorts – known for venerable brands like InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts and Hotel Indigo – has designed the hotel room of the future, partnering with Josh.ai to create a voice-controlled smart room at the Kimpton Rowan hotel in Palm Springs, CA. Continue reading
The land of the legendary African walking safari, Victoria Falls, the wild Zambezi River,abundant wildlife,and raw wilderness,all in one friendly country.
Blessed with awe-inspiring natural wonders, an abundance of wildlife, huge water bodies and vast open spaces, Zambia offers unforgettable holidays exploring the real Africa. Acknowledged as one of the safest countries in the world to visit, Zambia’s welcoming people live in peace and harmony. And here, in the warm heart of Africa, you will find some of the finest Safari experiences on the planet, including face to face encounters with Nature at its most wild.
Spectacular waterways provide adrenaline-thrills or a leisurely playground of activities for all ages. Seventeen magnificent waterfalls, apart from the spectacular Victoria Falls, provide ‘cascade followers’ an adventure into the remote undeveloped rural areas where a taste of village life can be experienced.
Spectacular daily sunsets are almost guaranteed.
The Travel Partnership Corporation (TTPC) Announces the Creation of .Travel SmartConnect, A Members-Only Group for .Travel Domain Name Holders, Connecting the Travel and Tourism Industry.
Since 2005, .Travel has been the exclusive domain name extension for the travel and tourism industry. Small and medium size travel companies globally have embraced and promoted their .Travel domains, which help them stand out online and showcase their businesses to attract new customers. Read more
Plug and Play joins the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) new Startup Competition in collaboration with Wakalua, as it looks to identify innovators with the power to further tourism’s cross-cutting contribution to sustainable development. As the United Nations specialized agency for tourism, UNWTO has been guiding the sector’s efforts to contribute to the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Read more
United States tech company, Airbnb, hopes to maintain its rapid rate of growth in Africa this year and double its customer numbers to 1.5 million.
Tourists on the idyllic island of Folegandros say they are unaffected by the unstable Greek economy, though locals fear the economic turmoil could put off future visitors.
The Smithsonian Museum previews collections destined for the Museum of African-American History and Culture, which is slated to open in 2016.