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CNN launches the ‘Go There Media Fund’ to boost Travel & Tourism sector

CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) has launched the ‘Go There Media Fund’ to provide travel and tourism expertise to distressed destinations and countries recovering from natural disasters.

The initiative was announced last night by Rani Raad, President of CNNIC, at a gala dinner ahead of World Travel Market, taking place in London this week. Attended by over 100 Ministers and Travel and Tourism CEOs, CNN’s event opened World Travel Market by celebrating the achievements of guest of honour, outgoing UNWTO Secretary General Dr Taleb Rifai.

Pangaea Alliance enters new phase

Pangaea, the world’s leading digital advertising alliance, is transitioning to a new lead partner and introducing tech and data capabilities to offer advertisers more opportunities to connect programmatically with a premium audience of over 200m monthly users.  

NBA on TNT to Showcase Western Conference Heavyweights – NBA Champion Warriors vs. Spurs – Thursday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m. ET

Three of WNBA's Most Decorated Stars – Lindsay Whalen, Sue Bird & Cynthia Cooper – Join Kevin Garnett for Special Edition of Area 21

TNT’s NBA regular season coverage will continue Thursday, Nov. 2, with the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in action against their Western Conference rivals, the San Antonio Spurs, at 8 p.m. ET. The Portland Trail Blazers will host the Los Angeles Lakers in the night's second game at 10:30 p.m.

Additionally, a special edition of Area 21 with Kevin Garnett will be highlighted by an all-female panel featuring some of basketball's most esteemed stars – WNBA legends Lindsay Whalen (a four-time league champion and six-time All-Star), Sue Bird (two-time champion and nine-time All-Star) and Cynthia Cooper (a four-time champion and two-time league MVP). Turner Sports reporter and host Ros Gold-Onwude will also join Area 21, with content running during TNT's studio coverage and throughout the night on Facebook and Twitter.