South Africa Hosts Tourism and Economic Meeting

 
 
for Those Traveling to and from Oregon; Space Travel
     
 

South Africa Hosts Tourism and Economic Meeting

Published 02/24/2010

(Johannesburg, South Africa) – The ministry of tourism of the Republic of South Africa, with the support of UNWTO, is hosting a Tourism Ministers’ Meeting (T20) under the theme “Travel and tourism: stimuli for the global economy,” from February 22-24, 2010 in Johannesburg.

“Global challenges, such as the recent economic crisis and the climate imperatives, can only be addressed in a global cooperative manner and in fora such as the UN or the G-20,” said UNWTO secretary-general, Taleb Rifai, in his opening remarks at the Tourism Ministers’ Meeting (T20) “Travel and tourism: stimuli for the global economy.”

The ministry of tourism of the Republic of South Africa, with the support of UNWTO, is hosting a Tourism Ministers’ Meeting (T20) under the theme “Travel and tourism: stimuli for the global economy,” from February 22-24, 2010 in Johannesburg.

Tourism ministers meeting at the UNWTO General Assembly (October 2009, Astana, Kazakhstan) expressed a strong sentiment that tourism should be further mainstreamed in global economic decision-making.

Travel and tourism can make a valuable contribution to the economic recovery and can be an important pillar of the global efforts to unlock enhanced economic growth, infrastructure development, trade promotion, poverty eradication, and particularly job creation.

The T20 is a members-driven initiative with the support of UNWTO.

Read the full speech of UNWTO secretary-general, Taleb Rifai: www.unwto.org/pdf/TR_T20.pdf.

Media Officer: Marcelo Risi T: +34 91-567-8178 / +34 91-567-8100 F: +34 91-567-8218 Email: comm@UNWTO.org Web: www.UNWTO.org

European Online Travel Agency Voyageprive.com Announces U.S. Launch

Voyageprive, an invitation-only travel site, today announced the U.S. launch of its popular site for members there. Now United States residents can use the site to peruse elite travel package deals and receive weekly, limited-time offers that are available only on a first-come, first served basis.

The site focuses on elite travel packages, cruise and hotel deals at the lowest prices. Customers are guaranteed that their travel price will be the lowest available price online at the time of purchase.  Voyageprive’s secret is the dedicated team of travel experts who source and track travel deals for the site’s members on a continual basis.

Voyageprive members also benefit from the site’s unique preview Interface which provides a beautiful presentation of each travel package available that week.

“The choice to travel is a very conscious one and the preparation process involves not only research but also an aspect of dreaming,” said Denis Philipon, CEO of Voyageprive “Our team is dedicated to helping our customers visualize -- and then realize -- that dream through extensive research and negotiation to provide them the best in exclusive travel deals and membership invitation discounts.”

Members also benefit from inviting others into the community by getting a $25 credit when  a member they invited purchases their first travel package.

Voyageprive is the world’s leading by invitation-only travel site with 4 million members. The company provides an exciting new way to shop through limited-time sales of outstanding travel brands at up to 60% off. The company’s travel experts handpick and negotiate exclusive travel packages. These unique offers are available only to members at our private online boutique (www.voyageprive.com). Founded in 2004, voyageprive.com operates in France, Britain, Italy, Spain and the US.

 

 

 

 
     

Explore Oregon's Regions

 

Oregon Coast

Portland

Columbia Gorge

Eastern Oregon

Yamhill Wine Country

Southern Oregon

Central Oregon

Willamette Valley

International, United States Travel, Attractions, Flight Deals

Travel News

OregonTravelDaily home

Contact OregonTravelDaily.com

Subscribe to this travel news feed in a reader

 
     

 

Latest Travel News

 


Oregon Wine Country Thanksgiving a Giant Feast for Senses
Three days of awesome wine get paired with killer scenery and fabulous food at the Oregon Wine Country Thanksgiving this week
Why Are There No Dinosaur Bones in Oregon? Surprising Science
You may be wondering why you never hear about dinosaur bones being found in Oregon. No T Rex. No Triceratops. Paleontology, Portland, Wine Country, Eastern Oregon, Cascades
Be Your Own Ragnar or Floki: Viking Tourism in N. America
It turns out, several sights in North America may have some Viking visitation remnants - although the sad news is only one is confirmed to be so. Canada, East Coast, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Massac...
Oregon Wine Country Lodging: A Most Delicious Bit of Travel Advice
For those venturing out to this lush and lovely land of vineyards, hills and wide open skies, here's a few suggestions on where to stay. Yamhill County, McMinnville, Newberg, Dayton, Carlton, Dunde...
Oregon Star Parties for Total Lunar Eclipse on April 15
Get ready for a pair of OMSI Star Parties of a spectacular sort where you'll get a distinctive view of a total lunar eclipse