TOURISM NEWS

  • Japan looks forward to attract tourists from the US and Europe and not just Asia

    Published on : Saturday, November 17, 2018

    Japan has gradually emerged to become the world’s fastest growing major travel destination. In 2017, a record 28.7 million foreign tourists visited Japan, which is almost 20% more than the previous year. Number of foreign visitors to Japan more than …

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  • Tourism ministry rolls out facilitator programme for better knowledge skills

    Published on : Saturday, November 17, 2018

    Indian Tourism Secretary Rashmi Verma launched the Incredible India Tourist Facilitator Certification (IITFC) Programme in New Delhi, on Thursday. The aspirants will now be able to register for this programme through an online digital platform. IITFC will enable Indian citizens …

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  • Millennials driving Nigerian tourism boom

    Published on : Saturday, November 17, 2018

    Deola Akeju is one of a growing number of Nigerian holiday-makers keen to explore their country, one whose unenviable reputation for violent crime and corruption largely deters international travellers.   This reputation leads to Nigeria losing out on tourism revenues …

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  • ‘In Rajasthan people are warm, hospitable and you will feel like home’

    Published on : Saturday, November 17, 2018

    Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting.   Ajay K Sharma, Deputy  Director, Rajasthan tourism  interacted with the Travel And Tour World at World Travel Market London, 2019 about the architectural heritage of the place which has endless offerings.   The largest …

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  • SA Tourism finishes ‘lift and shift’ of applications to Microsoft Azure

    Published on : Saturday, November 17, 2018

    Working on successful one-off uses of cloud-based solutions by the marketing team and tracking the 2017 BUPA Challenge cycling tour, SATC came to a conclusion to pull the plug on its servers and network to save space and alleviate risk …

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  • Busselton Jetty is all geared up to attract tourists

    Published on : Saturday, November 17, 2018

    Busselton Jetty is placing itself as WA’s important “big icon” and could be the key to turn over dwindling international visitation figures, according to chief executive Lisa Shreeve.   The comments poured into when the jetty won the gong as …

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  • Caribbean looking for enhanced pot tourism despite legal hassles

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    Despite the fact that marijuana continues to be illegal in much of the Caribbean but tourism officials want to be prepared for a situation if and when more countries legalise the drug and pot tourism experiences become possible.   Jamaica, …

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  • Uganda is all set to draw more Chinese visitors

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    On Monday, the tourism officials in Uganda stated that they have stepped up efforts to draw more Chinese tourists to the east African country.   Daudi Migereko, chairperson Uganda Tourism Board, a government agency entrusted with the promotion of tourism, …

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  • Tourism becomes the main pillar for South American economy

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    Tourism is one of the important pillars for the South American economy. A rich culture and immensely diversified nation with architectural wonders, natural and scenic beauty, lively and colorful cities, and beautiful landscapes are the key reasons why millions of …

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  • Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials pinpoints powerful growth in the third quarters

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    For the first time in fifteen years, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials reported that this independent Commonwealth country has shown the strongest visitor arrivals by air from January to June (148,139), overall with significant increases in the main source markets …

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  • Mexico’s first shopping tourism project

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Municipality of León (Guanajuato, Mexico) have signed a contract to continue with the country’s first project to build up Shopping Tourism, with the aid of the Ministry of Tourism of the State of …

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  • Tourism Ireland partners with United Airlines to highlight vacations in Ireland

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    Hundreds of thousands of New York commuters and visitors to the city are seeing a new Ireland promotion, which gets under way this week in Penn Station. It’s part of a two-month campaign being rolled out by Tourism Ireland in …

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  • Ireland says ‘Hola’ to Spanish travel professionals

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    A Spanish tour operator, Politours, and some of its top-producing travel agents, have been visiting Ireland this week – as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland.   The visiting group undertook an action-packed fact-finding visit, which included the Irish …

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  • Royal Scoop inspired by New Zealand visit of Duke and Duchess of Sussex

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    Auckland’s ice-cream royalty has pulled out all the stops to create The Royal Pavlova inspired by the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.   With Auckland gushing over the arrival of the touring newlywed royals, legendary ice-cream maestro …

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  • Antigua & Barbuda tourism shows steady growth and expansion

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    An already eventful and powerful year for Antigua and Barbuda tourism continues to develop, as per the latest numbers from the twin-island destination’s Ministry of Tourism.   Antigua witnessed 52,491 stayover visitors in the third quarter, an 8.56 percent rise …

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  • ‘Cambodia is beautiful, untouched and has a rich culture’

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting.   Seila Hul, Deputy Director General, Cambodia Tourism spoke exclusively to Travel And Tour World at World Travel Market, 2019. Cambodia a destination where ancient and modern world collides, it has a special place for …

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  • Digital Future for Jamaica Tourist Board

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    An event entitled called ‘ The Digital Journey of Destination Jamaica’ was hosted by the Jamaica Tourist Board to celebrate the island’s transformation and investments in technology.     The travel and tourism sector is ready for disruption in every …

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  • Odisha is a cultural destination as per DR. R. K. Pattanayak

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting.   In an exclusive interview, DR. R. K. Pattanayak, Tourist Officer, Odisha Tourism, tells Travel and Tour World that their main objective of being in World Travel Market, London 2018, is to promote Odisha Tourism …

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  • China government plans to open travel market to foreign companies

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    The outbound tourist market in China continues to grow at a rapid pace and for this the government plans to allow wholly foreign-owned companies to sell outbound travel products to Chinese consumers.   The proposal, made by Cao Peng cheng, …

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  • ‘We have received 6 million people in Assam, foreign tourists are also increasing’

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting.   Travel and Tour World during the World Travel Market, London, 2019, exclusively spoke to Rajesh Prasad, IAS, Principal Secretary Tourism, Government of Assam.   He highlighted Assam’s immense scope for eco, tea, religious and …

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