On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, 2011, the Seychelles Tourism Board in partnership with the GOS-UNDP-GEF Program Coordination Unit has officially launched the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label with the unveiling of the label’s logo.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on the occasion of World Tourism Day on Sep. 27 urged governments to recognize the vast economic and social contribution of travel and tourism - particularly as a driver of sustainable economic growth and revival. The World Travel & Tourism Council was formed over 20 years ago by the heads of some of the largest private travel and tourism companies in the world to ensure that governments, the media, and the society understood the enormous economic and social contribution of travel and tourism.
The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, in coordination with HospitalityLawyer.com, is producing the first-ever Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions in Travel - a conference that places legal, safety and security solutions for the travel industry under one roof.
I would like to announce the upcoming European Travel Law Forum, which is going to take place June 30th to July 1st in Salzburg. It will be connected to the IFTTA Europe Workshop which is going to follow on July 2nd.
Some IFTTA members as our Co-president Michi, Klaus Tonner, Josep Bech, Ronald Schmid and Ernst Fuehrich will present and discuss recent topics of international travel law. Full translation EN/DE will be provided!
As bed bugs have infested hotels across the country, the Federal Government is convening a second national bed bug summit on February 1 and 2, 2011. The goal for this summit is to review the current bed bug problem and identify and prioritize further actions to address the problem.
Grassroots airline boycott effort "We Won’t Fly" is organizing mass x-ray scanner opt outs at airports around the nation for National Opt Out of the Airport Scanners Day, November 24 in order to highlight the health and privacy dangers of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) backscatter x-ray airport scanners.