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  • Tourism generates over a quarter of Greece’s GDP

    Published on : Friday, May 31, 2019

    Tourism generates over a quarter of Greece’s gross domestic product, as per data by the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE). The data highlights the industry’s importance to Greece’s economy and employment, as well as tourism’s quasi-monopolistic status in …

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  • International Mountain Tourism Day launched in Kathmandu

    Published on : Friday, May 31, 2019

    The International Mountain Tourism Day was launched in Kathmandu on Wednesday for arousing public awareness about protecting mountain resources and preserving mountain civilization and public responsibility for promoting mountain economy for benefiting the community of mountain people.   The annual …

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  • Modi Cave soon to become a spiritual tourist destination

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Modi Cave that recently turned out to be popular overnight at the Kedarnath shrine is all prepared to become a spiritual tourist attraction. B.L Rana, General Manager of Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN), referring to this progress explained that the …

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  • Oman’s Ministry of Tourism plans for Omanisation

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    The Ministry of Tourism has explained that as part of initiations to Omanise jobs that connect with the culture of Sultanate, it will always try hard to push for Omanisation of tour guide jobs based on languages.   When questioned …

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  • Central Mongolia tries to draw more Chinese tourists

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Drawing Chinese tourists to explore the central Mongolian province of Uvurkhangai is one of the top responsibilities for the tourism sector of the province, a local official said on Tuesday.   “Attracting a large number of Chinese tourists is one …

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  • Meeting organized in Dublin to endorse tourism in the southwest Sichuan Province of China

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    A team from the southwest Sichuan Province of China, the hometown of giant pandas organized a meeting here on Monday to endorse their tourism in Ireland.   Almost 100 people mainly from the tourism industry took part in the promotion …

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  • Mexican Caribbean transforms tourism via sustainable efforts

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Bragging of turquoise waters, lush wild jungle and historic Mayan architecture, the Mexican Caribbean has executed radical sustainable practices to preserve those natural riches, now shown in the third annual Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit to be held in Cancun …

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  • Tourism to Yellowstone creates $647.1 million financial profit

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    A new report of National Park Service shows that in 2018, 4.1 million visitors to Yellowstone spent $512.6 million in communities near the park. That spending aided 7,089 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative advantage to the …

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  • Nepal Tourism is anxious on tourist length of stay & spending troubles

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    The tourism sector of Nepal has been one of the largest revenue contributors of the country. Sadly, the income of the sector has dropped in the last one year from NPR 67.09 billion in FY 2017-18 to NPR 47.58 billion …

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  • Rimini Expo Centre gets 5G and Big Data to provide better connectivity

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    The colossal digital innovation project pre-announced in recent months by IEG – ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP has begun.     The partnership with US giant Ruckus and all-Italian SAMU, has brought leading edge technological solutions, innovating the network infrastructure of Rimini …

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  • IRCTC offering tour package to Thailand

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Tourism (IRCTC) is offering a tour package to Thailand with tariff starting from Rs. 39,520. The five-night and six-day tour will cover destinations like Bangkok and Pattaya, according to IRCTC Tourism’s website, irctctourism.com.   …

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  • Cambodia has become one of the most popular travel destinations for tourists globally

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Boasting of rich mix of culture and tourism resources, Cambodia has become one of the most popular travel destinations for tourists around the world who look for exotic places. Last year, Cambodia witnessed over 6 million international travelers, with one-third …

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  • Tourism holds great untapped potential for India

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    B Venkatesham, Secretary, Youth Advancement, Tourism & Culture Department, Government of Telangana said that, “Tourism can be the game changer for India, owing to the country’s diversity.” Speaking at the 9th Elets Knowledge Exchange, Goa held on May 11-12, Venkatesham …

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  • Egyptian tourism minister portrays roadmap for the reviving sector

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently called on the regional countries to focus on sustainable tourism through infrastructure, policy reforms and institutional development.   Egypt has been a magnet for tourists from around the globe for decades. Drawn by the …

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  • Sistina Project – innovative Mediterranean tourism undertaking

    Published on : Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Fourteen tourist itineraries, 4 product lines, and the Grandtourupmed.eu platform are the credentials of the Sistina Project, an acronym for System for Innovative Tourism in the Upper Mediterranean. This is among the rare examples of cross-border strategy, shared by areas …

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  • Sri Lanka expects 2.5 mln tourists in 2019

    Published on : Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    A  minister said that Sri Lanka is aiming at least 2.5 million tourists this year after several countries eased their travel advisories which were issued after deadly terror attacks killed over 250 people on the island last month.   Sri …

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  • Yellowstone National Park: Tourism generates $647.1 million revenue & supports 7,089 jobs

    Published on : Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    A new report on National Park Service shows that 4.1 million visitors to Yellowstone National Park in 2018 spent $512.6 million in communities near the park. Here the tourism spending supported 7,089 jobs in the local area and had a …

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  • Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum: Greece’s cruising prospects positive despite of challenges

    Published on : Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    The prospects for the growth of the cruise industry in East Med are positive but still need much to improve in terms of safety and security for the sector to fully capitalize on its unique advantages.     This was …

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  • For Japan, tourists are causing anxiety

    Published on : Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    Until lately, Japan did not have much of an invasion related to international tourists. Currently, it does, and with that problems sweeps in.   Of course, Japan should have a flourishing tourism sector! This is a gorgeous country with a …

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  • Macau witnesses rising visitor footfall from India

    Published on : Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    A rising number of Indians are rushing to this island nation well-known for casinos. In January-April, around 12 per cent growth was reported with increasing Indian travelers over the same time last year.   Government officials here have highlighted the …

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