Author Archives: Tuhin Sarkar

Baja California Sur sees the arrival of over four million visitors

The tourists in Baja California Sur saw an 8.5% increase in tourism in 2019 over the previous year, welcoming over four million visitors thanks to new air connections, more cruise ships and changing trends in travel, state officials said.   …

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Brisbane welcomed 305, 000 international and national visitors

Australia’s popular MICE city, Brisbane has seen a record number of its international and interstate visitors. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said results from Tourism Research Australia’s International Visitor Survey revealed Brisbane had grown in popularity for visitors from the United …

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York Tourism injects £765 million revenue

The tourism figures show that York received 8.4 million visits, bringing an economic value of £765 million for the city. The headline statistics, released ahead of today’s VisitYork tourism conference, are the latest available for York and show the industry …

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Croatia registered 20.7 million arrivals in 2019

Croatia registered 20.7 million arrivals in 2019 and 108.6 million overnight stays, of which foreign tourists accounted for 18.3 million arrivals (+ 4 percent) and 94.8 million overnight stays (+ 2 percent), while there was also a 9 percent increase …

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United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Newark after engine problem

United airlineA flight belongs from United Airlines from Newark Liberty International Airport to Los Angeles was forced to return to the New Jersey airport and make an emergency landing Wednesday night after an engine problem. United spokeswoman Kimberly Gibbs told …

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Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort joins soap recycling program

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort has signed up to help save lives in disadvantaged communities, create livelihoods, and shield the environment by joining soap recycling program Soap for Hope   The 17-hectare five-star resort, which celebrated its grand opening in …

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Meliá Hotels International celebrates the opening of Meliá Koh Samui

Meliá Hotels International and Asset World Corporation (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real estate group celebrated the grand opening of Meliá Koh Samui, a stunning nautical-themed luxury beachfront resort in Koh Samui.       The soul-stirring coastal haven, that …

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Melanie Degand appointed Managing Director of The Apartment Service

The Apartment Service (TAS) headquartered in London – England and with offices in Europe, Asia and The Americas, are delighted to announce the promotion of Melanie Degand to Managing Director.     Melanie most recently held the position of Director …

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Qatar Airways this year enters in fashion industry

Qatar Airways is the official airline partner and proud sponsor of the fourth edition of the Shop Qatar Festival, which will take place in various shopping centers in Doha until January 31, 2020. The official opening took place on January …

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: Strong growth in tourism with outbound travel from India

The strong tourism growth in outbound trips from India continued seamlessly again into 2019. In particular, destinations within Asian countries benefited from this upward trend. As in Asia overall, holidays abroad are becoming increasingly popular in India too.   The …

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Mondrian Doha expands Walima restaurant’s outdoor terrace

Mondrian Doha announced the expansion and reopening of Walima restaurant’s outdoor terrace, which is accompanied by the restaurant’s special new oriental culinary offering. This is part of the constant innovation that we bring to our properties for better menu and …

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Caesars Entertainment will come with 550,000-square-foot conference center

Caesars Entertainment announced that “All Roads Lead to CAESARS FORUM” tour, beginning February 11. The five-week tour will stop in 14 cities across the country offering a pop-up CAESARS FORUM brand experience to preview Las Vegas’ newest, 550,000-square-foot conference center …

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New ASEAN Tourism Website would serve as one-stop platform for MICE industry

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, The Crown Prince and Senior Minister at The Prime Minister’s had officiated the opening of the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2020 at the Indera Samudra …

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Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim allures nature lovers to boost local tourism

Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim inside Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona takes major steps to boost local tourism here. Sitting at an elevation of more than 8,000 feet, the comparatively tranquil North Rim gets just one-tenth of the visitation of …

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South African Tourism expects to draw more than 100,000 tourists from India in 2020

The Tourism Ministry in South Africa ushered in this year with its biggest travel trade scheme in India. It is the 17th edition of their Annual Road Show of the South Africa Tourism. This road show intends to capitalise on …

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Traditional Chinese Lantern Festival attracts 6 million visitors

The colorful festive lanterns began lighting up the historical Yuyuan Garden, marking the beginning of an event that attracts millions of visitors each Chinese New Year. The traditional folk lanterns and art installations, a listed national cultural heritage, come alive …

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PGA National Ireland Slieve Russell named as best golfing venues in Ireland

PGA National Ireland Slieve Russell has cemented its position among the best golfing venues in Ireland after being named as one of the country’s top three parkland courses in a prestigious new rankings list.     PGA National Ireland moved …

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Velaa Private Island unveils its new spa

Velaa Private Island is pleased to present the updated Vela Spa. Opened in December 2019, the spa allows guests to immerse themselves in an atmosphere of complete solitude and relaxation and find the natural harmony of body and soul. Velaa …

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Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre welcomed nearly 26 million MICE delegates

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre embraces its 15th anniversary by breaking the RM9 billion mark in economic impact it has delivered to Malaysia from 2005 to 2019. In that time, the Centre has hosted 16,395 events and welcomed close to 26 …

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ATF TRAVEX 2020 opens its doors for business in Brunei Darussalam

The business activities formally begin today, the first day of ATF 2020 TRAVEX, between top travel and tourism suppliers across all 10 ASEAN destinations – Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam – …

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