Monthly Archives: February 2020

Geneva (Switzerland) – February 27, 2020 ( – IATA warns it is “premature” to estimate what the potential losses would mean for global profitability. Airlines in Asia-Pacific could suffer a potential 13% full-year loss in passenger demand as a result of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. That is according to the latest analysis from the International […]

Dublin (Ireland) – February 28, 2020 ( – Sustainable Travel Ireland has formally adopted the GSTC Industry Criteria to be used in Ireland by accommodations and tour operators. Sustainable Travel Ireland, formerly Ecotourism Ireland, is Ireland’s leading and longest-running body for the promotion of sustainable and responsible tourism, training and certifying businesses for over 10 […]

Berlin (Germany) February 28, 2020 ( – ITB Berlin 2020 will not take place. Due to the rapid spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) the Federal Ministry of Health and the Federal Ministry of Economics have stated their opinion that ITB Berlin be cancelled. This evening at 1827 hrs, the responsible health authority of the […]

Madrid (Spain) – February 28, 2020 ( – Tourism’s continued growth and unique transformative potential is dependent upon stability and international solidarity. The sector must, therefore, always put people and their wellbeing first. The decision to cancel this year’s ITB Berlin on public health grounds shows that tourism is living up to its responsibility to […]

Berlin (Germany) – February 26, 2020 ( – Russia is presenting itself as a fascinating destination for culturally interested visitors. The world’s largest country is the Convention & Culture Partner of the World’s Largest Travel Trade Show. ”We are delighted to have secured Russia as the Convention & Culture Partner of ITB. Russia has a […]

Victoria, Mahé (Seychelles) – February 26, 2020 ( – Welcome to Seychelles Richard Quest of CNN Quest’s World of Wonders. Pulling our beautiful islands into the international spotlight CNN Anchor, Mr. Richard Quest is in Seychelles and met STB Chief Executive, Sherin Francis this morning at the airport on his way to Bird Island… We […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 27, 2020 ( – The collaboration between Chef Davide and Mia Chefs Top Russell and Michelle Goh is the first in a series of collaborations under the name “Friends of Mia”. Mia’s new collaboration series “Friends of Mia” will kick off on 11 March with the first guest chef being none […]

Victoria, Mahé (Seychelles) – Februrary 26, 2020 ( – Alain St.Ange was happy and privileged to have met his friend, Richard Quest, while he was in Seychelles briefly filming a programme ‘Quest World of Wonders’ for the CNN. “The last time we met was when he was interviewing me on CNN about my campaign for […]

Padua (Italy) – February 26, 2020 ( – Safilo, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of eyewear, today announces the introduction of ECONYL regenerated nylon in its eyewear collections, thanks to a pioneering partnership with Aquafil, a recognized global player with over half a century of expertise in creating synthetic fibres. ECONYL […]