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North Korea keen to develop tourism

The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is increasing efforts to develop the economy of his impoverished country and tourism lies at the heart of it.   This year, Kim is pushing for a massive tourism project in North Korea’s …

Voluntourism can make your travel worthwhile

If you wish to travel far and wide and also make the trip worthwhile, then voluntourism is the way for you. Voluntourism is Voluntary + Tourism. As the title suggests, there are many certified agencies that offer smart voluntary programmes, …

African craft and tourism sector – a large employer of women

On the whole, the African craft and tourism sector is generally recognized as a large employer of women, encouraging female entrepreneurship.   The sector has the potential to provide supplementary income for the household, and also expand to meet the …

Zimbabwe aims India & GCC tourist market

In an initiation to boost up destination awareness and promote market visibility, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority or ZTA has selected VFS Global to endorse the country as a preferred tourism destination in India as well as the GCC countries.   …

Vegan tourism promotes cruelty-free tourism

Where formerly veganism existed on the fringe of society, sustaining the kind of people you could pick out of a crowd, lately, veganism has made a huge development and earned respectability. Discarding animal products has turned out to be a …


  • North Korea keen to develop tourism

    Published on : Friday, June 22, 2018

    The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is increasing efforts to develop the economy of his impoverished country and tourism lies at the heart of it.   This year, Kim is pushing for a massive tourism project in North Korea’s …

    Read More

  • Voluntourism can make your travel worthwhile

    Published on : Friday, June 22, 2018

    If you wish to travel far and wide and also make the trip worthwhile, then voluntourism is the way for you. Voluntourism is Voluntary + Tourism. As the title suggests, there are many certified agencies that offer smart voluntary programmes, …

    Read More

  • African craft and tourism sector – a large employer of women

    Published on : Friday, June 22, 2018

    On the whole, the African craft and tourism sector is generally recognized as a large employer of women, encouraging female entrepreneurship.   The sector has the potential to provide supplementary income for the household, and also expand to meet the …

    Read More

  • Zimbabwe aims India & GCC tourist market

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    In an initiation to boost up destination awareness and promote market visibility, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority or ZTA has selected VFS Global to endorse the country as a preferred tourism destination in India as well as the GCC countries.   …

    Read More

  • Vegan tourism promotes cruelty-free tourism

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Where formerly veganism existed on the fringe of society, sustaining the kind of people you could pick out of a crowd, lately, veganism has made a huge development and earned respectability. Discarding animal products has turned out to be a …

    Read More

  • The World Cup cities in Russia attracts maximum visitors as popular tourist attraction

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    You don’t have to be a soccer fanatic recognize the full worth of some of the most popular 2018 World Cup cities in Russia. Actually, this year’s many tournament cities are by now popular tourist destinations. From historic cities to …

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  • MGTO lays out marketing plans for next year in Annual Marketing Meeting 2018

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) held its Annual Marketing Meeting 2018 in Macao from 19th to 21st June. 46 market representatives of MGTO, consultants and representatives of promotional entities came from different parts of the world to report their achievements …

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  • The most instagrammed holiday spots of the world

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    People have been clicking pictures of vacations ever since cameras were small enough to pack in a suitcase. However, people have never been so self-conscious in terms of the quality of their pictures.   Millennials are more likely to say …

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  • 20-million-euro tourism investment is all set to lure wellness tourism to Peloponnese

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    A 20-million-euro tourism investment, the Euphoria Retreat is all set to establish Greece as a perfect wellness tourism destination, drawing “seasoned” travelers to the Peloponnese, and perk up its financial condition.   Located at the foothills of Mount Taygetos in …

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  • Tourism makes increased use of digitization

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    As per a statement released by the UNWTO, digital transformation has solemnly taken over the tourism industry, increasingly altering operations and customer relations in a sector that contributed 3.7% to Kenya’s GDP last year and is expected to rise by …

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  • Many countries relax visa and entry procedures for Indian tourists

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    A number of countries have relaxed visa and entry procedures for Indian tourists in the past 8 to 10 months. The latest among them is the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as an increasing number of visitors from India is becoming …

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  • Turkey aims for 50 million annual visitors by 2023

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Turkey saw a new all-time high regarding tourists coming to the country in the first quarter of this year. It welcomed around 5.1 million tourists, as said by the Culture and Tourism Minister Numan Kurtulmuş. Kurtulmuş, who attended the signing …

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  • 33rd Korea World Travel Fair held in Nepal

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Nepal witnessed another global recognition for its tourism sector.   The four-day 33rd Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA) 2018 that was held between 14-17 this month gave due recognition to Nepal Tourism for its participation at the event.   Recognizing Nepal’s efforts, KOTFA 2018 honored …

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  • A crisis management center for tourism to open in Jamaica in September

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett said that the Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management is expected to come into existence in September of this year. The official launch is expected to be in January 2019, during the …

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  • Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre to be operational by next year

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, which will be established in Jamaica to deal with climate-related issues, would be fully operational by next year.   This was said by the Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, at the …

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  • Cleartrip partners with Saudi Arabia’s Flyin to capitalise online strategy in MENA region

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Cleartrip, one of the country’s leading online travel aggregators has joined forces with Flyin, Saudi Arabia’s largest online travel aggregator (OTA). The deal is the first major cross-border transaction of its nature by an Indian OTA, strengthening the dominant position …

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  • PATA partners with GPF to enhance youth engagement

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

     The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce an organisational partnership with the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) in order to strengthen the bond and shared interests between the two organisations, particularly in the area of youth engagement.   …

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  • The Asia Region of WTM London hosts almost 186,000 meetings

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    The WTM London Asia Region hosts more than 185,000 on-stand meetings from 7,799 industry professionals interested in the region.   The Asia region at WTM London 2017 saw a total of 185,748 on-stand meetings take place, meaning each of the …

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  • North Korea focuses on tourism development to attract 1 million foreign tourists

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Kim Jong Un is focusing to develop tourism in different areas of North Korea.     This year after the Singapore Summit with US President Donald Trump, Kim has been seen pushing for a massive tourism project in North Korea’s …

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  • Sri Lanka’s tourism industry up by 17.7 percent

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s lucrative garment industry has been surpassed by tourism which has now emerged as the second highest foreign exchange earner as per the official data.   The garment industry had strongly held a strong position for the past eight …

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