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February 22, 2019

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SUNx & Ingle International Announce SDG-17 Climate Resilience Partnership

A Climate Resilience partnership, focussed on creating 100,000 Strong Climate Champions by 2030 was announced today at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. The partnership, which was made in the spirit of SDG-17, is between leading Canadian-based global travel risk management and travel insurance provider Ingle International Inc., and SUNx (Strong Universal Network), which focusses on

Bartlett Appointed to African Tourism Board

KINGSTON, Jamaica; November 12, 2018: Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has been appointed to the board of sitting ministers and appointed public officials, of the newly formed African Tourism Board association. Bartlett received the appointment while in London, last week, during the official unveiling of the multinational-body at this year’s World Travel Market. The organization,

Africa now has an African Tourism Board

On Monday at the World Travel Market in London, Africa was in the spotlight in the afternoon with the launch of the newly-formed African Tourism Board. A new, multinational body to promote the travel and tourism sector in Africa was unveiled during World Travel Market in London. Created by the International Coalition of Tourism Partners,

Call for 100,000 “Strong Climate Champions” by 2030

Speaking at the launch of the African Tourism Board, Professor Geoffrey Lipman co-founder of SUNx – the Strong Universal Network said, “It’s time for Travel & Tourism  to intensify preparations for the terrifying inevitability of Climate Change.” Quoting Einstein, Lipman, who is a former leader in IATA; WTTC and UNWTO said  “the definition of insanity

Zambia new Chair of UNWTO Executive Council

Zambia has assumed chairmanship of the world global tourism body’s executive council during the current session of meetings taking place in Manama, Bahrain. Ambassador Designate Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France, Dr. Christine Kaseba, has presented her Letters of Credence to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, at a special session in

Reshaping African Tourism at World Travel Market in London

The African Tourism Board soft launch at the upcoming World Travel Market (WTM) in London wants to bring Africa together and take tourism leadership home with one goal in mind: “Where Africa becomes one tourist destination.” African travel and tourism leaders are expected to meet at WTM on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 1400 hours at North Gallery

Caribbean Tourism: Complacency puts Caribbean people and economies at risk

Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Hugh Riley has called on Caribbean states to take tsunami preparedness seriously, stating to do otherwise would put the people and regional economies at risk. Speaking in Paris, France, during a discussion organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to raise awareness of

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