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Hotels in Kullu district start reopening and operating gradually

Hotels in Kullu district have started reopening and operating step by step, and this helped the tourism industry to get back on track. Around 50 per cent of the hospitality units in the Manikaran valley restarted their operations on Tuesday. …

  • Merger of creative industries and tourism sparks debate in Indonesia

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    The decision to place tourism and creative industries once again under a single ministry has caused public debate in Indonesia. The Indonesian government said that the merger into the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry is essentially due to the similarities …

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  • Staten Island Empire Outlets make it a global tourist attraction

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    Staten Island, which was mocked for long as home to the world’s largest landfill, has suddenly turned out to be an international tourist destination. Since the Empire Outlets mall opened in May, hundreds of thousands of visitors from France, Germany, Denmark, Australia, …

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  • Boating services to be resumed at various tourist hotspots in Visakhapatnam

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    Boating services would be resumed at various tourist hotspots in Visakhapatnam soon by the second week of December. It was announced by the officials from the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC).   Recently, a team of experts from Kakinada Port inspected the facilities …

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  • The stage is all geared up for the 10-day Hornbill Festival

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    The stage is all geared up for the 10-day Hornbill Festival that will start from December 1st at Kisama, the Heritage Village.   While declaring this on Thursday at a press conference at the tourism directorate here, tourism adviser H. …

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  • In 2020, Philadelphia will have sundry new tourism developments

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    The World Heritage city of Philadelphia is well-known for its history, arts and culture, lively neighborhoods, tax-free shopping and new tourism developments and hotels opening all through 2020, now is the ideal time to book a trip to “the birthplace …

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  • Kalimpong brings in a new boating complex for tourists

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    Kalimpong is located about 2 hours away from the hill station of Darjeeling. Kalimpong is popular for its verdant forests and wonderful scenic views. The tiny hill station is now taking things to the next level in terms of tourist attractions. …

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  • A tent city to be built at Kangan Ghat in Patna 

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    A tent city will be built at Kangan Ghat in Patna for the large number of devotees expected to visit Takhat Sri Harmandir Ji Patna Sahib Gurdwara from January 11 to 13 next year for commemorating the 352nd birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the …

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  • Venetians are fearful about the future of their city with floods and mass tourism

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    Venetians are apprehensive about the future of their city. Inundation by high tides and tourists is wrecking the island city’s cultural heritage and might ultimately make Venice uninhabitable. Floodwaters devastated parts of the ancient city earlier this month.   However, …

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  • Growing Sydney’s Night-Time Economy

    Published on : Friday, November 29, 2019

    Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the initiatives introduced five years ago had undoubtedly made Sydney safer, but now was the right time for change in the CBD, particularly with light rail services commencing soon.     “Sydney has transformed dramatically over …

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  • Malaysia all prepared to receive more visitors in VM2020

    Published on : Friday, November 29, 2019

    With just a month left to Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020), the country is all prepared to receive even more tourists. In 2019 itself, Malaysia witnessed an influx of international visitors during the first three quarter of 2019.   Between January …

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  • Indiana Dunes Tourism granted Porter County businesses totalling $38,100

    Published on : Friday, November 29, 2019

    Of late, according to a release, Indiana Dunes Tourism was awarded grants totaling $38,100 to Porter County businesses and organizations via its annual Tourism Promotion Grant Program.   The grants would help in the building of new attraction sites and …

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  • Sri Lanka aims to attract Indian tourists from MICE segment

    Published on : Friday, November 29, 2019

    Sri Lanka is trying its best to attract tourists to the island after a setback following the deadly Easter bombings in April.   Sri Lanka is the latest foreign tourism board determined to have its share of the Indian MICE pie. …

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  • Mexico plans to launch a tender for constructing a natural gas pipeline shortly

    Published on : Friday, November 29, 2019

    Mexico plans to launch a tender for constructing a natural gas pipeline between the Tuxpan port on the eastern coast to Cancun and Merida on the Yucatan peninsula shortly. This was announced by the Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at …

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  • Friends and relatives of Edinburgh tourism should have their say in the industry

    Published on : Friday, November 29, 2019

    A rallying call has been issued by the main tourism body for Edinburgh for ensuring that businesses, employees and their dependents have their say in an ongoing drive to set a new long-term direction for the industry.   Edinburgh’s tourism …

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  • Explore Europe’s hidden holiday destination of Costa Brava in Spain with V.R. Costa Brava

    Published on : Thursday, November 28, 2019

    The Costa Brava is a coastal region of Catalonia in northeastern Spain known for its virgin beaches and bays against the scenic backdrop of heavily wooded hills. One of the most stunning coastlines in the country, this unexplored region is …

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  • Mauritius has new minister of tourism

    Published on : Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Mauritius has chosen a new tourism minister. The new tourism minister, Georges Pierre Lesjongard, takes his seat in the cabinet under the new government of Pravind Jugnauth, elected earlier this month.   Following the general elections held on November 7th …

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  • Palace Museum inks agreement with WTA to build World Tourism Museum

    Published on : Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Beijing’s Palace Museum has inked a framework agreement to collaborate with the World Tourism Alliance (WTA) to build the World Tourism Museum in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province.   According to the agreement, the Palace Museum will carry out …

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  • Tourism P.E.I. estimates 1.6 million visitors to the province by the end of this year

    Published on : Thursday, November 28, 2019

    P.E.I.’s tourism is constantly shining as another record year of tourist visits is anticipated for the sixth straight season.   On Tuesday, Tourism P.E.I. has published the numbers and the preliminary estimates project 1.6 million visitors to the province by …

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  • Ryedale hosts the White Rose Awards

    Published on : Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Arranged by Welcome to Yorkshire, seven of the 103 finalists were from Ryedale.   Winning gold awards were Castle Howard in the International Tourism Award and The Star Inn at Harome for Taste of England Award, while The Pheasant Hotel, also in …

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  • Wanuskewin Heritage Park receives ITAC Indigenous Tourism Award

    Published on : Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Wanuskewin Heritage Park has received a national honor with the park continuing to work towards being named a UNESCO World Heritage site.   The park recently received the ITAC Indigenous Tourism Award at the 2019 Canadian Tourism Awards ceremony in Ottawa.   …

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