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Quake-hit Hokkaido trying hard to revive tourism

  The northernmost main island of Hokkaido in Japan is trying to bring back international tourists in the wake of last month’s massive earthquake, targeting vibrant Asian economies including Hong Kong.     Hokkaido’s hotel industry is still reeling from the …

Experience Of A Lifetime For El Prat teenager

Real Club de Golf El Prat’s Eduard Rousaud Sabate had the experience of a lifetime when he was part of the European Junior Ryder Cup team at Golf Disneyland, in Paris.     Rousard Sabate, 18, scored a half-point for …

Course Conditioning Key Factor for Golfing Tourists

Underlining the increasingly key role played by golf course superintendents, course conditioning is the single most important factor in the decision-making process of golfing tourists.     That is among the main findings from a survey jointly conducted by the …

Bled Demonstrates Value Of Golf Business International

Visitors to Royal Bled, during the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), will be impressed by the appearance and condition of Slovenia’s oldest golf course, the King’s Course – yet they may be unaware of the part played in its renaissance …

Japan stresses on ‘tourism pollution’ from surges in visitors

The throng of international  visitors who are unable to board appeared somewhat resentful as the bus departed, stranding them in scorching heat. Such sights are increasingly common in Kyoto as more and more tourists visit the country.     Some …


  • Quake-hit Hokkaido trying hard to revive tourism

    Published on : Monday, October 15, 2018

      The northernmost main island of Hokkaido in Japan is trying to bring back international tourists in the wake of last month’s massive earthquake, targeting vibrant Asian economies including Hong Kong.     Hokkaido’s hotel industry is still reeling from the …

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  • Experience Of A Lifetime For El Prat teenager

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Real Club de Golf El Prat’s Eduard Rousaud Sabate had the experience of a lifetime when he was part of the European Junior Ryder Cup team at Golf Disneyland, in Paris.     Rousard Sabate, 18, scored a half-point for …

    Read More

  • Course Conditioning Key Factor for Golfing Tourists

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Underlining the increasingly key role played by golf course superintendents, course conditioning is the single most important factor in the decision-making process of golfing tourists.     That is among the main findings from a survey jointly conducted by the …

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  • Bled Demonstrates Value Of Golf Business International

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Visitors to Royal Bled, during the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), will be impressed by the appearance and condition of Slovenia’s oldest golf course, the King’s Course – yet they may be unaware of the part played in its renaissance …

    Read More

  • Japan stresses on ‘tourism pollution’ from surges in visitors

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    The throng of international  visitors who are unable to board appeared somewhat resentful as the bus departed, stranding them in scorching heat. Such sights are increasingly common in Kyoto as more and more tourists visit the country.     Some …

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  • Storm Callum: Flight, train and ferry services disrupt in UK and Ireland

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    The UK Met Office has issued warnings across Scotland, Wales, southern, western and northern England ahead of the potentially killer storm.     The Met Office Meteorologist Aidan McGivern said that on Friday Storm Callum hits bringing across northern and …

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  • Cranbrook to host tourism conference this weekend

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Kootenay Rockies Tourism Association or KRT, one of five official Regional Destination Management Organizations in B.C., is happy to declare that their association’s yearly Tourism Industry Conference will be take place in Cranbrook at the Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort October …

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  • Kenya promotes East Africa roads authority

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    The Kenyan government has developed ball rolling on expanding connectivity of the East Africa region through the development in nfrastructure.   This follows the endorsement of the medium term budget of the country for the financial year 2019- 2020 by …

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  • Its being hoped that Irish tourism will cope with VAT hike successfully

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    The primal scream from tourism and hospitality operators in terms of the return of their VAT to 13.5 percent is comprehensible, considering the scale of dissatisfaction among those, particularly the rural people, who expected the 9 per cent would be …

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  • Delights Days and Nights: Discover holiday Magic In Washington, DC

    Published on : Friday, October 12, 2018

    Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organization for Washington, DC, helps visitors craft magical holidays in the nation’s capital. Find inspiration for memorable getaways on DDC’s holiday landing page on washington, and its Instagram and Facebook channels, including festive hotel …

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  • Maya Bay to remain closed indefinitely

    Published on : Friday, October 12, 2018

    Thailand tourism officials have announced that they will close the famous Maya Bay for an indefinite period of time, after closing the beach to tourists this past June. Maya Bay was the setting of the 2001 Leonardo DiCaprio film ‘The …

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  • 7.0 Magnitude Strikes Papua New Guinea No Reports of Casual Ties so Far

    Published on : Friday, October 12, 2018

    A mammoth 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea’s New Britain island on Thursday, triggering a tsunami warning.   The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said hazardous tsunami waves were forecast for some coasts.   Tsunami waves were forecast to be less …

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  • Virginia sees record-breaking year for international tourism last year

    Published on : Friday, October 12, 2018

    Virginia state tourism officials are of the opinion that international visitors to Virginia spent a record-breaking $1.9 billion last year. Gov. Ralph Northam’s office said that international visitation reached 1.1 million people in 2017, growing at a faster rate in …

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  • Dhofar governorate is aiming to attract more European tourists during winter this year

    Published on : Thursday, October 11, 2018

    Dhofar governorate is preparing to receive more European tourist groups during the winter tourism season this year. The Ministry of Tourism is also initiating several projects and a promotion plan in order to make tourism components of Dhofar more attractive. …

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  • Oman tourism ministry prepares for winter tourism

    Published on : Thursday, October 11, 2018

    The Ministry of Tourism in Oman is working on several projects and a promotion plan for making tourism components of Dhofar more attractive. Marhoon bin Said bin Mubarak Al Ameri, the Director General of Tourism in Dhofar governorate, said that …

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  • VisitBritain/VisitEngland recent figures shows growth in tourism

    Published on : Thursday, October 11, 2018

    Visitors spent over £1 billion in Britain in 2017 due to the activity by national tourism agency VisitBritain/VisitEngland recent figures show.   This signifies that for every pound invested in the agency, visitors spent around £25 in Britain. As well …

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  • Design Biennial & its contribution to tourism

    Published on : Thursday, October 11, 2018

    Conde Nast Traveler, one of the world’s most prominent travel magazines is published in the United Kingdom.   Lately, in its September issue, the magazine named Istanbul among its travel advice as a result of the fourth Istanbul Design Biennial. …

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  • Chinese visitors makes Australia 14th most popular destination

    Published on : Thursday, October 11, 2018

    For Chinese tourists, Australia ranked 14th in a key list of well-known destinations at the biggest travelling week of the year, tripping two spots on the same time a year back but developing in the last six months.   Chinese …

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  • Virginia’s international visitation growth blocks national average

    Published on : Thursday, October 11, 2018

    The Governor’s Office declares 1.1-million overseas tourists visited Virginia in 2017, spending around $2-billion. Governor Northam states that’s a 2.7% rate of growth, in comparison to the 1.3% national average. Data from Tourism Economics showed visitor spending increased from $1.7-billion …

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  • Jaipur on high alert as Zika virus hits Rajasthan capital

    Published on : Thursday, October 11, 2018

    To Jaipur, the popular tourist destination, India has sent experts to try to control an outbreak of the zika virus with a closer look on pregnant women.   In the city, twenty-two people have been tested positive, the health ministry …

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