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North Korea has imposed a temporary ban on foreign tourists

For the time being, North Korea has stopped foreign tourists as a measure of protection against the spread of the mysterious virus from China. It has killed nine people at least and sickened over 400, a leading tour operator reported …

  • Keonjhar tourism suffering from lack of infrastructure

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Winter has just begun and tourists are eager to venture out to enjoy the scenic destinations across the state. Mineral rich Keonjhar district is home to a number of scenic places, but most of them are not yet developed enough …

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  • S Kalimantan tries to replace mining with tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    South Kalimantan is pinning high hopes on its tourism sector in the future as a replacement for the mining sector as the province’s core economic driver.   South Kalimantan’s Deputy Governor Rudy Resnawan said on Monday that the mining sector …

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  • Tourism ministers, authorities ink joint agreement at ALTA Airline Leaders Forum

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Ministers and authorities looking after tourism in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru came together in Brasilia, Brazil, to participate in the 16th ALTA Airline Leaders Forum organised by the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), and issued a …

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  • Jamaican Tourism Minister calls for investments in infrastructure

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Mr Edmund Bartlett, has called for investment in the tourism industry to go beyond the development of hotel rooms and other infrastructure.   Minister Bartlett made the call during his presentation on the opportunities for investment …

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  • Almosafer partners with VisitBritain to boost up Saudi tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Almosafer, Saudi Arabia’s well-known omni-channel travel brand has recently entered into a strategic partnership with VisitBritain to further boost up the tourism relations between the two nations. The declaration was made at Almosafer’s flagship branch in Jeddah last Oct. 28 …

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  • Mackay Tourism in Australia sees good times in revenue

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Mackay Tourism in Australia has good news. For the three years leading up to the 2018/19 financial year, Mackay Tourism witnessed a surplus. Now, the organization has more than $128,000 in the bank even after going through a $29,118 loss …

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  • Hong Kong protests and violence affects tourism badly

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    It looks like Hong Kong’s anti-government protests are not going to die soon. The long-standing protests have affected Hong Kong’s tourism industry on a large scale. Hong Kong’s economy went down by 3.2 percent in July-September, which is known as …

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  • Tourism bodies oppose lethal shark control measures

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Peak bodies representing the Queensland tourism industry have opposed calls for changes to Great Barrier Reef protection legislation to give consent to dangerous shark control measures.   The strong statement which has been co-signed by several tourism bodies, said that any such …

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  • Mazatlán tourism sees profitable times

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    This week’s annual Fiesta Amigos, held by the Mazatlán Association of Hotels and Tourism Companies, showcased the Pearl of the Pacific’s continued strong recovery starting in 2018, when it effectively hosted the country’s famous Tianguis Turístico trade show.   With …

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  • Tourist facilities to be developed at 4 islands in the Andamans

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Four resorts, tree houses and tourism tents with 460 rooms will be set up in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, known for its world-class beaches with pristine water and shallow reefs. In order to make the archipelago a major tourist …

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  • Meghalaya Deputy CM sees tourism as a source of livelihood for Markham village

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong has observed that tourism has the possibility of becoming a source of livelihood for the people of Markham village.   Speaking on the final day of the Ri Khain Autumn Festival held at Laitmarok …

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  • Increasing connectivity to Brazil

    Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019

    In terms of attracting foreign visitors, Brazil is emerging as an alternative for generating new tourism business in 2020.     The tourism sector has been strengthen by the exchange rate situation, recovery of economy and the new offerings of …

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  • Great Barrier Reef threatened by lethal shark control measures

    Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019

    More research is needed into shark behavior and the peak Queesland tourism bodies have opposed unnecessary drum lines.     Several tourism bodies have co-signed the string statement stating that any such move would affect the reef’s world heritage status. …

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  • Serbia attracted 2.5 million tourists this year

    Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019

    Serbia attracts millions of tourists every year, especially from Turkey despite being beset by political and economic difficulties due to its turbulent past of the 1990s. The latest tourism figures show that from January to August (2019) nearly 2.5 million …

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  • Shandong Province in East China Promotes Winter Tourism

    Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019

    From Shandong Province in east China, cultural and tourism authorities have released six tourism itineraries planned for travelers in the Yangtze River Delta region based on health, education, festival, revolutionary tourism, leisure and food over the weekend in Shanghai.   These new routes …

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  • Regardless of Problems, Travel Sector Scales Up With Rapid Growth

    Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019

    Travel and tourism is one of the largest and the most rapid growing sectors in the world and the number of leisure travelers is anticipated to rise worldwide in spite of persistent problems in this sector. It is hoped that in the …

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  • Concert Arranged in Auckland to Celebrate China-New Zealand Year of Tourism

    Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019

    On Sunday evening, the Culture Bridge Chinese and Western Classical Songs Concert was arranged in Auckland, to observe the success of China-New Zealand Year of Tourism 2019.   New Zealand’s only Chinese tenor Jiang Bo from the New Zealand opera company and his …

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  • Recently, the Indian PM Mentioned About India’s Growth in Tourism

    Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019

    The Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi recently addressed a gathering while attending an event that marked the golden jubilee of the Aditya Birla Group in Thailand in 2019. At the event, Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla was also present and he addressed the gathering …

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  • Queensland tourism industry seeks more shark control measures

    Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019

    Queensland tourism operators are demanding the urgent government action to control sharks in the Great Barrier Reef amid fears foreign tourists are being scared off. This appeal comes after bickering by state and federal governments over the best way to …

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  • Lhasa-Nyingchi Highway Boosts Tourism in Tibet

    Published on : Saturday, November 2, 2019

    The Lhasa-Nyingchi highway has helped lift local people out of poverty in Basomtso, a place that’s rich in tourism resources in Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region.   The expressway links Lhasa and Nyingchi, the two major cities and tourist attractions …

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