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Welcome to the News Bureau of the International Institute for
Peace through Tourism (IIPT). This section is where you can find
the latest press releases and details on the latest conferences and news.
November 21, 2006 - FTAN Media Release
IIPT has expressed its readiness to partner with the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria to evolve tourism strategies as a vehicle for peace to curb youth restiveness in the region.
August 28, 2006- Adventure Travel Media Source
Wildland Adventures recently contributed to an annual scholarship fund to help provide an alternative to military service for low income high school graduates.
August 8, 2006- IIPT Media Release
The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) has announced that it is a proud sponsor of THETRADESHOW (Travel Retailing and Destination Expo) being held in Orlando, Sept. 10-12, 2006.
July 24, 2006- eTurbo News
The aim of the African Diaspora Heritage Trail is to identify, conserve, and promote historic sites linked with the development and progress of people of African descent.
July 17, 2006- Travel Mole
Delegates at the third Australian International Peace through Tourism (IIPT) Conference left this extremely inspiring conference by all vowing to do something positive and tangible to spread the word of the power of peace through tourism over the coming months.
July 16, 2006- eTurbo News
IIPT President and Founder, Louis D'Amore, talks about the conflict in the Middle East.
July 10, 2006- e-Travel Blackboard
Founder and President of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism, Louis D'Amore, will be in Sidney from 12 to 17 of July 2006 and is available for interviews.
June 29, 2006- IIPT Media Release
Industry leaders and managers along with academics make up the speakers line up for the Australia Chapter of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism’s third Australian Conference.
May 30, 2006- IIPT Media Release
Enrolments are now being taken for the University of Sydney’s Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies course, Peace Through Tourism (PACS6910) to be held from July 13 to July 19, 2006.
October 28, 2005- Travel Daily News
How the travel and tourism industry should respond to terrorism is the focus of a debate at World Travel Market organized by the International Institute of Peace Through Tourism (IIPT).
March 2005- IIPT Media Release
H.E. Levy Patrick Mwanawasa, SC, President,
February 2, 2005- Oman Article
Muscat Festival hosted the International Institute for Peace through Tourism for one week at
al-Qurum Natural Park.
December 29, 2004- IIPT Media Release
The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) launched a special 'Just a Drop' fundraising campaign to assist grief stricken survivors of the Indian Ocean-Bay of Bengal disaster.
May 2003- RCI Media Release
RCI announces official sponsorship of International Institute
for Peace Through Tourism
June 2002- IIPT Media Release
Louis J. D'Amore, President and Founder, International Institute for Peace Through Tourism, was presented a special award by the Africa Travel Association (ATA) "in recognition for his visionary efforts on behalf of peace through tourism."
November 2001- IIPT Media Release
Sir Ian Prosser's personal presence in his role as WTTC Chairman, together with other leaders from the international travel industry, was a demonstration of solidarity that the global travel and tourism industry stands united and more committed than ever in "Building a Culture of Peace through Tourism"
The King, Royal Patron of the Global Summit, called for a "singular code of conduct" based on "effective governance, democratic accountability, and private enterprise.”
November 9, 2000- IIPT Media Release
This award, established to recognize the organization with outstanding achievement in contributing to the vision of “Tourism as a Global Peace Industry.”, was presented for the first time at First Global Summit On Peace Through Tourism in Amman, Jordan.
November 8, 2000- IIPT Media Release
Ministers of Tourism and travel industry leaders from around the world gathered, in Amman, Jordan to launch tourism as a "Global Peace Industry."
November 2000- IIPT Media Release
King Abdullah II of Jordan
Global Summit on Peace Through Tourism in Amman, Jordan
The world meeting will honor the monarch's legacy as a peacemaker in the Middle East and his commitment to expanding tourism to the region as a means of building a lasting peace.
November 2000- IIPT Media Release
The Honorable Shimon
Peres, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Israeli Minister for Regional
Cooperation and former Prime Minister, accepted an invitation to speak
at the first Global Summit on Peace Through Tourism.
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