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
‘Peace Parks Across Canada’Commemorates 15th Anniversary
Debate at World Travel Market "Building Bridges of understanding..."
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ms. Mira Berman, was awarded the First IIPT Life Time Achievement Award at
a special Awards Luncheon during the 4th IIPT African
June 13, 2007 - IIPT Media Release
to be World’s First Nation to Adopt Tourism Legislation in support of UN
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
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
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
May 24, 2007 - eTurbo News
Uganda aims to be world’s first to pass tourism laws supporting UNMDG
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
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,
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
May 18, 2007 - Association of Uganda Tour Operators Media Release
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
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
Continues Commitment to Peace through Tourism as Sponsor of 4th
IIPT African Conference
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
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
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 -
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
President H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Musevenito be Patron of 4th IIPT African
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
March 7, 2007 - Africa ATA Organization
Uganda President H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Musevveni to be Patron of 4th IIPT
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
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.