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Global names sign up to sponsor International Travel & Tourism Awards

World-renowned companies from different industry sectors are throwing their support behind the new International Travel & Tourism Awards, presented by WTM London. Europcar, Turkey, National Geographic and World Tourism Cities Federation have all signed up to sponsor the inaugural ITTAs, which celebrate the success of national, regional …

Tourism Ireland teams up with chef Dan Doherty and The Daily Telegraph

A new online film starring chef and TV personality Dan Doherty checking out the food scene in Dublin has been unveiled by Tourism Ireland. It’s the first in a series of three short films created by Tourism Ireland and The Daily …

Pushing the island of Ireland to the ‘fore’ in Germany, Denmark, Norway and Finland

Golfers in Germany, Denmark, Norway and Finland – and potential golf holidaymakers for the island of Ireland – are set to read all about our world-class golf, following a visit by leading golf writers from those countries.   The journalists …

Spanish wheelchair travel blogger highlights Northern Ireland

A well-known Spanish digital influencer and wheelchair travel blogger, Miguel Nonay Almale, visited Northern Ireland recently, as a guest of Tourism Ireland and Tourism NI. The aim of Miguel’s visit was to highlight ease of mobility for disabled visitors to Northern …

Jharkhand Tourism lures adventure seekers with tourism festival

Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation (JTDC) has arranged for the first time low-cost, Swiss-style dormitory tents for anyone up for a thrilling excursion during Sharad Utsav, an annual carnival that began on October 1 and will continue through winter till February …


  • Global names sign up to sponsor International Travel & Tourism Awards

    Published on : Saturday, October 20, 2018

    World-renowned companies from different industry sectors are throwing their support behind the new International Travel & Tourism Awards, presented by WTM London. Europcar, Turkey, National Geographic and World Tourism Cities Federation have all signed up to sponsor the inaugural ITTAs, which celebrate the success of national, regional …

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  • Tourism Ireland teams up with chef Dan Doherty and The Daily Telegraph

    Published on : Saturday, October 20, 2018

    A new online film starring chef and TV personality Dan Doherty checking out the food scene in Dublin has been unveiled by Tourism Ireland. It’s the first in a series of three short films created by Tourism Ireland and The Daily …

    Read More

  • Pushing the island of Ireland to the ‘fore’ in Germany, Denmark, Norway and Finland

    Published on : Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Golfers in Germany, Denmark, Norway and Finland – and potential golf holidaymakers for the island of Ireland – are set to read all about our world-class golf, following a visit by leading golf writers from those countries.   The journalists …

    Read More

  • Spanish wheelchair travel blogger highlights Northern Ireland

    Published on : Saturday, October 20, 2018

    A well-known Spanish digital influencer and wheelchair travel blogger, Miguel Nonay Almale, visited Northern Ireland recently, as a guest of Tourism Ireland and Tourism NI. The aim of Miguel’s visit was to highlight ease of mobility for disabled visitors to Northern …

    Read More

  • Jharkhand Tourism lures adventure seekers with tourism festival

    Published on : Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation (JTDC) has arranged for the first time low-cost, Swiss-style dormitory tents for anyone up for a thrilling excursion during Sharad Utsav, an annual carnival that began on October 1 and will continue through winter till February …

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  • Vietnam’s national tourism year 2019 to focus on sea festivals

    Published on : Saturday, October 20, 2018

    As per the provincial authorities Vietnam’s national tourism year 2019 will be highlighting sea-related activities in the central Khanh Hoa province and 15 other localities.       The theme of the festival is Nha Trang — Khanh Hoa Sea …

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  • Netherlands issues first gender neutral passport

    Published on : Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Netherlands has issued its first gender-neutral passport after an ‘intersex’ Dutch-person successfully argued that prohibiting citizens from registering as gender neutral amounted to a violation of “self-determination.”   The 57-year-old was born male, had surgery to become a woman in …

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  • ITB Asia 2018 focuses on major trends provoking disruption across the travel industry

    Published on : Saturday, October 20, 2018

    ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, wrapped up on a high today as the annual event achieved record-breaking numbers. Held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore between 17 – 19 October 2018, the …

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  • Canadian travel professionals explore Ireland

    Published on : Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    A group of Canadian travel agents has been exploring the island of Ireland this week – as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland, Tourism NI and Air Canada. The travel agents flew to Shannon on Air Canada’s new, direct flight …

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  • Spotlight on Ireland at travel fair in Rimini

    Published on : Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    The island of Ireland was promoted by Tourism Ireland to thousands of Italian travel professionals attending the annual TTG Incontri travel fair in Rimini. Six Irish and Italian tourism companies joined Tourism Ireland at TTG Incontri, an important B2B travel …

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  • The Stage is Set – Travel Forward Welcomes Travel Tech’s Big Three

    Published on : Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    Travel Forward, the new travel and hospitality technology event co-located with WTM London, has secured the presence of the three established travel technology giants –Amadeus, Travelport and Sabre.   The inaugural Travel Forward – comprising a conference and exhibition – will take place …

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  • UAE tourism leaders discussed on stagnant market

    Published on : Monday, October 15, 2018

    Top executives of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tourism industry gathered on Sunday in Dubai to discuss the challenges and growth opportunities in local and regional travel and tourism sector.     In Dubai top executives of the United Arab …

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  • 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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  • Japan to set up electronic visa system from April 2020 to attract 60 million foreign visitors

    Published on : Monday, October 15, 2018

    The Japanese government will launch an electronic system for tourist visa applications in April 2020. This is an effort to achieve its goal to attract 60 million foreign visitors a year by 2030.     The online electronic system will …

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  • West Virginia tourism embraces “Fallout” video game

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    With the release of Bethesda Game Studios’ latest installment in its post-apocalyptic “Fallout” video game series coming up next November, West Virginia is embracing the game’s setting in the Mountain State. The open world video game set in post-nuclear West …

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  • Africa is still among the least visited continents in the world

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Africa is still one of the least visited continents in the world in spite of vigorous efforts to overturning the trend. The UNWTO says that Africa is the second least visited region after the Americas, recording four per cent growth …

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  • Thailand surpasses all Asian nations in tourism spending

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    More than a year ago, five-star hotel, the Anantara Siam, with its gilded murals and landscaped courtyards, cost $150 a night, including a royal breakfast buffet. Even the most expensive souvenir in town, an elephant figurine with inlaid mother of …

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  • Tobago Tourism gets $20 million tourism fund to develop infrastructure

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    The $20 million was a frac­tion of the monies to be dis­trib­uted to Tobago’s tourism sec­tor, as an additional $40 million will be giv­en in the next fis­cal year for a “rolling three-year tourism plan.”     Imbert was re­spond­ing …

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  • Last year sees highest growth in international tourist visits around the world

    Published on : Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Since 2010, the highest growth in international tourist visits around the world was witnessed last year.   This was according to the according to the UNWTO ‘Tourism Highlights’ report for 2017. Globally, tourists spent a total of $1.34trn (€1.2trn trillion) …

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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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