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In 2019, a total of about 1.74 million Chinese tourists visited Philippines!

In 2019, a total of about 1.74 million Chinese tourists visited Philippines, a 38.58 percent rise from the year before, data from the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) illustrated this on Monday.   Philippine Tourism Secretary, Bernadette Romulo-Puyat explained in …

  • In 2019, a total of about 1.74 million Chinese tourists visited Philippines!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    In 2019, a total of about 1.74 million Chinese tourists visited Philippines, a 38.58 percent rise from the year before, data from the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) illustrated this on Monday.   Philippine Tourism Secretary, Bernadette Romulo-Puyat explained in …

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  • Greece Welcomes UNWTO Support for Sustainable Tourism Growth

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    unwtoThe Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid a high-level visit to Greece to meet with the Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and offer the United Nations’ specialized agency’s support as the country works to grow and diversify …

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  • Egyptian tourism showed its best at the last edition of the BIT

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    In Milan, Egyptian tourism has illustrated its best at the last edition of the BIT (Borsa Internazionale del Turismo) travel exhibition that concluded only recently, pretty strong-minded to bounce back to the levels that compete as a much liked destination …

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  • Mexican towns are defending tourism from rising severe crimes

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    In Mexico, some of the most preferred holiday destinations of the country are also the most hazardous hotspots in terms of crime. Towns like Acapulco, Los Cabos and Cancun, all are resisting against violent incidents including murder.   It’s a …

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  • In Mexico, income from overseas tourism increased by 1.5 percent!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    The statistics has shown the rise of 1.5 percent over the same period during 2018. In the meantime, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) have explained that 94.8 percent, (2.1 billion US dollars), corresponded to international tourists, as …

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  • For South Carolina, tourism brings in $ 23.8 billion!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    The tourism industry of South Carolina experienced yet another record-breaking year.   On Monday, during the Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Travel in Myrtle Beach, officials declared that in 2018, the tourism industry brought in $23.8 billion.   Also, South …

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  • In 2019, Russia welcomed 20 percent more visitors!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    In 2019, tourist arrivals to Russia have increased by almost 20.5%, as per the official figures presented on Monday by the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR)   In January-December 2019, over 5 million tourists visited Russia, as per ATOR’s …

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  • WTO keen on turning Greece a focal point of tourism education

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    For tourism professionals and investors, Greece is slowly becoming a focal point, as World Tourism Organization, Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili declared on Monday during a visit to Athens that the formation of a tourism academy in Greece and a global forum on investing …

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  • Tribals protested about the new eco-tourism project in the Amrabad Tiger Reserve!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    The construction of the mega “ecotourism project” with a huge cantilevered glass bottomed walkway deep inside the Amrabad Tiger Reserve, Mahbubnagar, Telangana, being executed by the Tourism Department, seems to have turned into a nuisance for some of the scheduled …

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  • Accenture launches tourism innovation hub in Dubai

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    The Middle East branch of Accenture, a tech-minded professional services firm in Dubai has recently introduced a new tourism innovation hub – the firm’s first such hub in the region. Planned as an immersive environment to highlight the recent emerging technologies, including …

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  • Tourism film festivals playing a key role in discovering the world

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    It was about 4-years back that the legendary filmmaker of Indian cinemas, Mr. Yash Chopra’s statue was unveiled in Kurssaal Garden in Interlaken, canton Bern, Switzerland. It was a tribute to his extraordinary contribution in terms of popularizing the Alpine …

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  • US passengers from Japanese coronavirus hit ship fly home for further quarantine

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    Two aircraft carrying hundreds of US citizens from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan have arrived in the US. One plane landed at a US Air Force base in California and the other in Texas. Passengers will be isolated at …

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  • Algeria aims to open its tourism doors to the world

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    With a warm Mediterranean sea in summer, great winter skiing, vast Saharan deserts, lofty Roman ruins and prehistoric art of global acclaim along with an intriguing modern Arab culture, Algeria makes a top travel destination!   However, conflicts left the …

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  • Iran and Azerbaijan holds professional conference in Tehran

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    On Saturday, Iran and Azerbaijan held a professional conference in Tehran, during which high-level tourism officials, hoteliers, airline directors, and chief tour operators looked at avenues to broaden tourism ties between the two neighbors.   Representatives from Iran’s Cultural Heritage, …

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  • Rs. 21 crore sanctioned for various tourism development works in Kodagu

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    In order to boost tourism after the floods and landslips in Kodagu, the Kerala government has sanctioned a sum of Rs. 21 crore for various tourism development works across the region, which is gradually coming back to normalcy.   Many …

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  • Southeast Asia is witnessing losses of billions of dollars from corona virus threat

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    With elephant parks unvisited, curios at markets unsold and tuk-tuks sitting idle, Southeast Asia is witnessing losses of billions of dollars due to a decline in Chinese tourism since the outbreak of corona virus.   From Luang Prabang in northern …

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  • Bahrain to be launched as a tourist destination by Brazilian company Lynden

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    Bahrain will be launched as a tourist destination by Brazilian company Lynden over the next months. The company owned by Lebanese businessman Kháled Fayez Mahassen will work for more packages in Qatar and Oman as well.   Bahrain, Oman and …

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  • Tourism needs promotion in Ranipet

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    Youth and devotees visit the Kanchanagiri hills in crowds during weekends, bell rock being the central attraction.   Residents of Lalapet, Ammur and Mukundharayapuram in the newly created Ranipet district are demanding that tourism needs to be promoted in the …

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  • Convention Takes AIME At More Events For Victoria

    Published on : Monday, February 17, 2020

    Thousands of tourism buyers and exhibitors from across the world have descended on Melbourne for the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME).   Providing a platform for future trade and investment for Victoria and other destinations, AIME was officially …

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  • After Storm Ciara, Storm Dennis is likely to compound things

    Published on : Sunday, February 16, 2020

    A week after Storm Ciara lashed the United Kingdom with heavy rain and extreme wind gusts, another storm is knocking at the door.   Storm Dennis is now taking shape in the Western Atlantic and will become more menacing over …

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