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N E W S... B U R E A U
    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.

     

    new! June 28, 2011
    The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to welcome Louis D'Amore, Founder and President of the International Institute of Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), as one of its founding board members. Click here to read more information


    new! June 15, 2011

    5th IIPT African Conference Delegates a huge success Click here to read more information

     

    new! May 20, 2011

    5th IIPT African Conference Delegates Unanimously Adopt Lusaka Declaration on Sustainable Tourism Development, Climate Change and Peace Click here to read more information

     

    November 13, 2007 IIPT Media Release
    IIPT Debate at World Travel Market "Building Bridges of understanding..."
    This year’s IIPT debate focused on these issues and the key role of Travel and Tourism – the world’s largest industry – in building these bridges of understanding as a foundation for global collaboration?

    October 19, 2007 IIPT Media Release
    IIPT Debate at World Travel Market to Feature Industry Leaders
    The International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to present a debate Opening Day, November 12 at World Travel Market on the theme: “Building Bridges of Understanding Between Civilizations, Cultures and Religions: Does Tourism Have a Role?

    October 12, 2007 Comox Valley Record
    Symbolic tree planted
    Things have changed in the 140 years since Canada’s confederation — and a new planting at Comox’s Peace Park has helped to celebrate that.

    October 10, 2007 Lethbridge Herald
    City adds to peace grove in rededication ceremony
    “I think this significant to remind people that we are one of many Canadian communities based on the principle of peace and inclusiveness,” said Mayor Bob Tarleck.

    October 09, 2007 IIPT Media Release
    ‘Peace Parks Across Canada’ Commemorates 15th Anniversary
    (Stowe-VT, 09 October 2007) Cities and towns across Canada re-dedicated parks to peace today commemorating the 15th Anniversary of their original dedication as part of Canada 125 Celebrations in 1992.

    October 04, 2007 News Durham Region
    Oshawa will re-dedicate Peace Park
    "This event commemorates an historic anniversary," said Oshawa Mayor John Gray. "On Oct. 8, 1992, as Canada celebrated its 125th birthday, a plaque was installed and trees were planted to symbolize Canada's commitment to world peace and environmental protection."

    October 03, 2007 The Goderich Signal Star
    Park to extend an Olive Branch Oct. 9
    “Part of the ceremony is to remind people,” said Festival coordinator Wanda Keith. “We forget that the Peace Park is there, and why it’s there.”

    September 28, 2007 IIPT-Australia Chapter Media Release
    Conflicts Impact on Tourism and Women
    The stark realities of conflict situations and the impact on tourism were vividly illustrated in presentations made at a World Tourism Day event organized by IIPT-Australia Chapter.

    August 28, 2007 IIPT Media Release

    ‘Peace Parks Across Canada’Commemorates 15th Anniversary
    As this is now the 15th anniversary of “Peace Parks Across Canada,” and as Canada continues to be a beacon of Peace, Tolerance, and Understanding in a world of increasing violence and distrust, and a nation that celebrates diversity...

    August 03, 2007 IIPT Media Release

    IIPT Award Winner Jamie Andrew Sets New Challenge: Titanium Man Event
    "This is one of the most grueling feats of athletic endurance, even for able-bodied athletes" says Jamie, "and for me as a quadruple amputee this looks set to be my biggest challenge yet!"

    June 23, 2007 Travel Video TV
    Best IIPT African Conference to date
    The 4th IIPT African Conference on Peace through Tourism, held at the Kampala Serena Hotel, Kampala, Uganda from May 20 to 25, was the best IIPT African Conference to date.

    June 20, 2007 IIPT Media Release
    Uganda Martyrs Trail Launched as Legacy of 4th IIPT African Conference

    Uganda Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities,    Hon. Serapio Rukundo, launched the Uganda Martyrs Trail commemorating the events   of 3 June 1886.

    June 18, 2007 - Uganda Safari, Rwanda Safari News
    International Institute for Peace through Tourism
    The conference was held in partnership with the Africa Travel Association and Africa Wildlife Foundation. It aspired to foster a broader awareness of the social, cultural, environmental and economic benefits to tourism.

    June 14, 2007 - IIPT Media Release
    Mira Berman Receives First IIPT Lifetime Achievement Award
    Ms. Mira Berman, was awarded the First IIPT Life Time Achievement Award at a special Awards Luncheon during the 4th IIPT African Conference.


    June 13, 2007 - IIPT Media Release
    Uganda to be World’s First Nation to Adopt Tourism Legislation in support of UN MDG
    Uganda President, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, announced that his government will introduce Tourism Legislation in support of the UN Millennium Development Goals.

    June 08, 2007 - All Africa.com
    Uganda: Kampala - Journey to 'the Pearl of Africa'
    Between May 20 and 25, Uganda, 'The Pearl of Africa' hosted about 400 delegates from different countries for the 4th International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) conference.

    June 03, 2007 - Travel Talk Radio
    IIPT 4th Africa Conference, Uganda, May 2007
    Sandy participated
    at the The Institute of Peace through Tourism conference this past week.
    IIPT believes the individual traveler plays a very powerful role in the peace process.


    May 31, 2007 - The New Vision
    Tourism good for growth
    We were honoured to facilitate the introduction of the sustainable tourism with a view to introducing this milestone legislation.

    May 29, 2007 - eTurbo News
    Africa needs media in tourism development
    Tourism and media experts from Africa said in their resolutions that the African continent needs local and global media outlets in supporting its tourism development.

    May 29, 2007 - Vanguard online
    Weak law, regulations key constraints to tourism dev
    Uganda`s government is to introduce tourism legislation in support of the UN Millennium Development Goals as Uganda President, His Excellency, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, revealed.


    May 26, 2007 - Ultimate Media
    IIPT Conference concludes in Kampala in style
    The conference brought hundreds of local and international delegates together for a final social interaction before the formal end of the meeting and the start of the post conference tours.

    May 24, 2007 - International Travel Daily News
    Uganda to adopt tourism legislation in line with UN
    “We were honored to facilitate the introduction of the Sustainable Tourism CRC and the Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry with a view to introducing this milestone legislation as a significant concrete outcome of the 4th IIPT African Conference on Peace through Tourism.”

    May 24, 2007 - eTurbo News
    Uganda aims to be world’s first to pass tourism laws supporting UNMDG
    In a keynote address Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni said, ”One of the key constraints to tourism development has been the weak law and regulations to guide and enforce proper development in the industry.”

    May 23, 2007 - The Monitor
    Uganda: Museveni Warns On Standards
    "The government will continue to market the country as a conference destination ... this will happen if stakeholders invest in quality services," said president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

    May 22, 2007 - Travel Babel Media Release
    Peace Through Tourism Developments
    If the images from "The Last King of Scotland" remain seared in your brain, it astonishing and encouraging to read that Uganda's President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, announced Tourism Legislation in support of the UN Millennium Development Goals.

    May 22, 2007 - For Immediate Release .Net
    Uganda to be World's First Nation to Adopt Tourism Legislation in support of UN MDG

    Uganda President, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, in his keynote address to the 4th IIPT African Conference on Peace through Tourism, announced Tourism Legislation in support of the UN Millennium Development Goals.

    May 18, 2007 - Association of Uganda Tour Operators Media Release
    IIPT Conference Starts Next Weekend
    The 4th African Conference of the International Institute of Peace through Tourism will start next weekend, 21st May, with Ugandan President Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni being the Patron of the global tourism meeting.

    May 1, 2007 - Just the Planet
    Peace through Tourism
    I was recently honored to be one of the many panelists at the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism Global Summit in Pattaya, Thailand, an organizational conference dedicated to exploring the ways in which tourism can and does promote peace.

    April 26, 2007 - IIPT Media Release

    Jordan Continues Commitment to Peace through Tourism as Sponsor of 4th IIPT African Conference

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan continues its support and commitment to “Building a Culture of Peace through Tourism” as a sponsor of the 4th IIPT African Conference.

    April 23, 2007 - Travel Daily News Media Release
    Uganda President Proclaims Week of IIPT Conference
    National Peace through Tourism Week will feature public events aimed at creating increased awareness to the importance of tourism to the continued and sustained socio-economic development of Uganda.

    April 23, 2007 - Travel Daily News Media Release
    IIPT Conference promotes Uganda's national peace through tourism
    The President’s “Proclamation of National Peace through Tourism Week” will highlight the fact that Travel and Tourism is a worldwide social and cultural phenomenon engaging peoples.

    April 20, 2007 - ThaiPR Media Release
    Uganda President Proclaims Week of IIPT Conference National Peace through Tourism Week
    His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President, Republic of Uganda will declare the week of the 4th IIPT African Conference, May 20 to 25, National Peace through Tourism Week.

    April 10, 2007 - Hotel interactive Media Release
    Ugandan Tourism Sector Lights Up Dark Continent
    The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT), is holding its fourth African conference at the Kampala Serena Hotel this May. “Poverty reduction and global tourism is a focus of IIPT and we explore the role of tourism in reconciliation of conflict".

    April 04, 2007 -
    TDN in brief

    Daily Travel and Tourism Newsletter

    At a recent reception organized by The Bradford Group, The International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), together with the Africa Travel Association (ATA), promoted the 4th IIPT African Conference on Peace Through Tourism in Kampala, Uganda, May 20-25, 2007.

    March 15, 2007 - IIPT Media Release
    Uganda President H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Musevenito be Patron of 4th IIPT African Conference
    H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President, Republic of Uganda, will formally open the 4th IIPT African Conference on Peace through Tourism being held at the newly opened Kampala Serena Hotel.

    March 7, 2007 - Africa ATA Organization
    Uganda President H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Musevveni to be Patron of 4th IIPT African Conference
    H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President, Republic of Uganda, will formally open the 4th IIPT African Conference on Peace through Tourism being held at the newly opened Kampala Serena.

    February 6, 2007 - IIPT Media Release

    Bermuda Premier Dr. Ewart F. Brown to be Keynote Speaker at 4th IIPT African Conference Kampala, Uganda, May 20-25, 2007

    We are most honored to have Premier Brown again join us as a Keynote Speaker and look forward to supporting Bermuda’s bold initiative in facilitating long term relationships between the nations.

     

    January 26, 2007 - IIPT Media Release

    First Africa Media Exchange to be Featured at 4th IIPT African Conference on Peace Through Tourism

    The Media Exchange will bring together notable journalists from Africa, Europe and North America with the aim of creating increased media coverage and international awareness of Africa.

     

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