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Andhra government considers re-examination of Tourism Policy to attract investors

Due to exorbitant investment cost deterring investors from tapping hospitality and tourism potential, the Andhra Pradesh government is considering re-examination of the Tourism Policy 2015-20.   Under the policy are various provisions like 100% exemption of luxury and entertainment tax, …

  • Andhra government considers re-examination of Tourism Policy to attract investors

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Due to exorbitant investment cost deterring investors from tapping hospitality and tourism potential, the Andhra Pradesh government is considering re-examination of the Tourism Policy 2015-20.   Under the policy are various provisions like 100% exemption of luxury and entertainment tax, …

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  • Indonesia promotes spiritual tourism through world’s largest Buddhist temple

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Spiritual tourism is on Indonesia’s list for the world’s largest Buddhist temple Borobudur in Java province, central Indonesia. It will be for promoting peace and bringing harmony across the world. A cultural introduction programme was held yesterday by Tidar Heritage …

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  • Auckland tourism is keen to see Ateed’s expenses!

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Various commercial accommodation providers are worried about lack of information on part of the Auckland Council behind the promotional activities of the city.   Accommodations business has been targeted $27.8 million to fund Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development. To …

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  • Palestinian tourism is in slow improvement

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    In a recent message from the Palestinian Government, officials’ urges visitors to walk in the footsteps of Jesus, enjoy hummus, stuffed grapes leaves and spend the night in complete tranquility. This major push by the Palestinian Government is outlined to …

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  • Ontario Boosting Cultural Tourism in Communities Across the Province

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Ontario is supporting 45 art and cultural events that celebrate the province’s rich culture and heritage, attract visitors and grow local economies.   Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, made the announcement today at Ryerson University’s Ryerson Image …

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  • The world’s largest buffalo to be restored by Jamestown Tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Three potential “feed the buffalo” donation vessels are being planned by the Jamestown Tourism Board that would be placed near the World’s Largest Buffalo in Frontier Village and at other locations around Jamestown in order to fund a restoration project …

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  • Northamptonshire tries to boost tourism via campaign!

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    At Boughton House, a new project has been launched that would help to increase tourism revenue in Northamptonshire by 50 percent. One of the key attractions of the country, the proposed project is the brainchild of David Lowther. He spent …

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  • Ireland Tourism board members meet the local operators

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Irish Tourism board members met with local operators at Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Bellaghy to talk about the peak seasons of tourism this year and promote various tourism programs under the belt of Tourism Ireland to showcase the key attractions …

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  • Bali observes ‘Day of Silence’ with complete fervor!

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Bali tourism observes ‘Day of Silence’ every year on March 28th. This time is also called time for self reflection. During this time of the year, Indonesian’s follow an absolute absence of entertainment, work and travel from their lives. To …

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  • January records towering international travel for the US

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    The international inbound travel to the US has witnessed a monumental growth in the month of January 2017, as declared by the latest Travel Trends Index (TTI) of the US Travel Association.   However, the economists are anxious that the …

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  • Showcasing rural and regional NSW

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall said the “What I Love About Holidays in NSW” campaign will use videos and photos taken by travel enthusiasts and locals to showcase the vast array of experiences, landscapes and attractions on …

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  • Oman records 16% growth in tourists in 2016

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Oman had attracted over 3 million tourists in the year 2016, as per the annual report of the Ministry of Tourism. The report mentioned that as many as 3,042,695 travellers had visited the Sultanate last year that marks a 16.2% …

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  • AMAA enhances Lagos tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor said that his government has all geared up to revamp the National Arts Theatre located in Iganmu during 2017 Africa Movies Academic Awards (AMAA) ceremony later this year. Mrs. Peace Anyiam-Osigwe at the Lagos House, …

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  • The Philippines PTCC projects will now be funded through internal government funds

    Published on : Monday, March 27, 2017

    THE Philippine Travel Center Complex (PTCC) has been delisted from the public-private partnership (PPP) pipeline of projects and will now be financed through internal government funds. According to NEDA Director Jonathan L. Uy, “The Department of Tourism (DoT) will implement …

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  • Dubai tops the chart for maximum number of hotel rooms in the world

    Published on : Monday, March 27, 2017

    Dubai is among those countries with most hotel rooms in the entire world. Comfortable stay comprises one of the key ingredients of a holiday, apart from airplane ticket.   This has made many countries to build various comfortable places to …

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  • Tourist influx threatens preservation of world-famous Angkor

    Published on : Monday, March 27, 2017

    The global recognition given to the famous Angkor complex in Siem Reap, Cambodia, and other sites around the world for U.N. world heritage status, does as much damage as it does to preserve the historical gem. According to a new …

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  • New Zealand Govt. takes stringent measures to protect the environment

    Published on : Monday, March 27, 2017

    Last month, 53 elderly American tourists had to stay in a conventional Maori meeting house as US-Auckland flight was delayed and good city hotels were full. Visitors were served biscuits with a cup of tea before they were allotted the …

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  • Illinois is luring millennials via tourism ad campaign

    Published on : Monday, March 27, 2017

    The tag line of the advertisement begins with ‘When was the last time you did something for the first time?’ It also highlights sites like Route 66, various historic sites that talks about President Lincoln, Chicago sites like Millennium Park, …

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  • Iceland levied new tax on visitors this year

    Published on : Monday, March 27, 2017

    Iceland is soon to become bit expensive destination, plagued by huge number of visitors from destinations across the world. The government is too keen on chalking out various ways to raise taxes in improving the condition of its tourism sector. …

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  • Nepal is an attractive global destination according to its Vice President

    Published on : Monday, March 27, 2017

    According to Nepalese Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Nepal is a country natural and cultural diversity and is a captivating tourist destination in the world. The VP was inaugurating the 44th anniversary of Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management …

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