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  • Nashville has become one of the top destinations in the US

    Published on : Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    Seventeen million people visited Nashville last year. It has become one of the top destination spots in the US. The place also saw nearly $6.5 billion in revenue.   With the NFL draft just weeks away in Nashville, it is …

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  • Hainan to build a scenic highway around the main island this year

    Published on : Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    South China’s island province of Hainan will build a scenic highway around the main island this year in order to boost its tourism infrastructure.   Work on the highway around the island is expected to begin in May.   The …

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  • VisitScotland – Digital Campaign Has The WOW Factor

    Published on : Monday, March 18, 2019

    The first-ever collaborative marketing campaign between Edinburgh’s arts venues will showcase the city as a must-see cultural destination all year round with the help of VisitScotland.     EdinburghWows, a campaign based on highlighting the emotional connections stirred by outstanding …

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  • Victoria seeking new ways to grow its tourism industry

    Published on : Monday, March 18, 2019

    The Andrews Labor Government will look to find new ways to grow tourism and support regional Victoria, through a review into the regional tourism industry. The Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula said tourism was one of …

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  • Turkish Tourism increases high with early bookings from Russia

    Published on : Saturday, March 16, 2019

    The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced that a 15 percent rise in early reservations to Turkey from Russia.     Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy said that Russia has increased its early reservation rate by 15 …

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  • Zhangjiajie planning to become a magnet for global sightseers

    Published on : Saturday, March 16, 2019

    Hunan province’s Zhangjiajie, which is one of China’s most picturesque tourist areas and home to Avatar Hallelujah Mountain, is planning to become a magnet for global sightseers, with customized services and more convenient transportation.   The surrounding breathtaking views inspired …

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  • Travel Manitoba is keen to encourage snowmobile tourism in the north

    Published on : Saturday, March 16, 2019

    At Riverview Restaurant in the early morning March 13th, Thompson city officials and outdoor enthusiasts collectively came ahead to discover more about Travel Manitoba’s strategic plan of snowmobile tourism.   This presentation was headed by Alan McLauchlan, former RCMP officer, …

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  • Nagano Prefecture tries to make the most on anime ‘Summer Wars’ to attract tourists

    Published on : Saturday, March 16, 2019

    The municipal government of Ueda, Nagano Prefecture along with the tourist association of the city, among others, is keen to anime as a tourism resource.   The city was the main arena for the animated movie “Summer Wars” and was …

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  • Cape Town selected again as one of the top 15 most popular destinations globally

    Published on : Saturday, March 16, 2019

    Cape Town was picked as one of the top 15 most popular destinations around the world in a global study. The research aims to set the standard for tourism world-wide and was conducted by the UNWTO and the World Tourism …

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  • Greece named the best cruise destination of the world for 2019

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    For the Greek tourism sector, a major distinction came from London of late, where the country grabbed a ”Wave Award” for being the best cruise destination of the world for 2019 in a ceremony previous week.   The Wave Awards …

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  • Phillip Island’s immersive and empowering wildlife adventure with EcoBoat

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    Phillip Island’s ever-changing coastline forms the perfect backdrop for a surprisingly intimate and up-close wildlife adventure on Phillip Island Nature Parks’ Wild Oceans EcoBoat as it speeds across the surface of the water on its daily 90 minute Adventure Tour. …

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  • Research says most of the Chinese outbound tourists prefer natural landmarks

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    While their non-Chinese counterparts trotted along the desert of Egypt, transporting themselves to the ancient days where Pharaohs ruled, the typical Chinese tourists would find themselves admiring the perfectly symmetrical cone of Mount Fuji in Japan, snapping photographs of the …

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  • Offbeat Honeymoon Destinations You Must Visit In South America

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    You’ve married the person of your dreams and you’re on top of the world, jubilant and radiant in sheer joy. What better way to celebrate your union than with a honeymoon in an exotic location?   Unfortunately, every commercial honeymoon …

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  • Many famous sites globally to go green to mark St. Patrick’s Day

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    Rollerskaters in Paris carrying green glowsticks, cyclists in Amsterdam with green-illuminated wheels and start-up entrepreneurs pitching for funding in a green-lit ice hole in Finland – these are all part of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations globally.   Themed-events worldwide have …

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  • Africa is seeing a boom in tourism

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    Travel to Africa is on the increase. New research from the WTTC has found that the continent is surpassing other regions when it comes to tourism growth.   While the global average of growth is 3.9 percent, travel to Africa …

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  • The British Virgin Islands has new leadership

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    The British Virgin Islands has new name in the management in the critical Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister responsible for Tourism, Hon. Andrew A. Fahie and Territorial At-Large Representative and Junior Minister for Tourism, Hon. …

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  • Greece recognized the best cruise destination of the world

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    This week, another great recognition for Greece came at the prominent annual Wave Awards in London, where it was declared as the best cruise destination (Port or Country) in the world for 2019.   Also, Greece became second for the …

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  • Chinese payment giant signs agreement with Barclaycard of UK

    Published on : Thursday, March 14, 2019

    The world’s leading payment platform, Alipay, on Thursday announced a new agreement with Barclaycard, a multinational credit card and payment services provider that processes nearly half of the UK’s credit and debit card transactions. The partnership will allow retailers to …

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  • To promote domestic tourism, London Mayor launches a campaign!

    Published on : Thursday, March 14, 2019

    In the entire world, London is one of the most visited cities. In 2017, around 32m tourists visited London, generating roughly £26bn for the economy of the capital. Of these, 19.8m were foreign tourists, as 12.2m were from England, Scotland …

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  • Snowy Mountains To Star On Australia’s Getaway Travel Show

    Published on : Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase said the feature was part of a suite of ongoing activity secured by the State’s tourism and major events agency with the goal of raising the profile of regional and rural NSW and to convert …

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