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Diversification proves boom for record breaking Turkish tourism

Turkey’s annual tourism revenue went up to an all time high in 2019, making the transcontinental nation one of the most popular destinations in the world, a boom to which diversification is key, industry professionals said.   Turkey attracted a …

  • Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Lt. Governor describes Bloomington Brewery an example for tourism!

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    On Tuesday, Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Lt. Governor visited the Upland Wood Shop to discuss on craft beer and tourism with the residents of Bloomington.   She explains that Upland provides chances for both tourism and agriculture, both of which …

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  • 2018 is anticipated to lure over 35 million overseas visitors

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    Numan Kurtulmuş, the Culture and Tourism Minister of Turkey explained that the ministry is hopeful to close 2017 with 31.4 million visitors and approximately $26 billion in terms of tourism revenue, at the same time a target to attract 35 …

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  • In overseas tourism Northern Ireland enjoys a record year!

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    IrelandAfter last week’s news that this year has proved to be the best in terms of overseas tourism to the Republic of Ireland, it’s been declared that the same is for Northern Ireland, with 2.26 million visitors (+6% on 2016) …

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  • JICA starts projects on tourism cooperation

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    Recently, Japan International Cooperation Agency has carried on preliminary research on projects related to tourism development in Iran.   In a meeting with Yukiharu Kobayashi, the head of JICA’s office in Iran early this week detailed on studies targeted on …

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  • At Geneva, UNWTO inaugurates the tourism road map toward 2030!

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    The official closing ceremony of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 was visited by the participants from all over the globe. It took place at the Palace of Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. The ceremony was assessed by …

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  • Discover the Wales Coast Path

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    There’s no better time than our Year of the Sea to explore the Wales Coast Path: the first path in the world to follow the coastline of an entire country. Dip in anywhere along its 870 miles and delight in …

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  • 3.6 million in GB see ads and articles about Northern Ireland

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    Tourism Ireland has teamed up with easyJet, to promote flights to Belfast and winter breaks in Northern Ireland.   The month-long campaign includes full-page ads and articles in Metro newspaper, the London Evening Standard and TimeOut London, which have a combined circulation of over 3.6 …

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  • Brookfield teams up with Airbnb in $200M Florida deal

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    Brookfield Property Planners have decided to invest up to $200 million in a few Florida properties whose units would be rented out through Airbnb for part of the year as announced by the company on Monday.   The Canadian investment …

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  • Two students of VIT won Rs Rs 15 lakhs contract for west India’s Rajasthan Tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    The two students of VIT have won Rs 15 lakhs contract in “Rajasthan Hackathon 3.0”, which is technological event organized by the government of Rajasthan at Udaipur, one of the most favoured tourism destination in North West of India.   …

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  • Taleb Rifai states tourism as a key development tool

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    The secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organization or UNWTO, Taleb Rifai, will step down from his office on December, emphasized the main role of tourism in aiding with sustainable development.   “I think the most important thing …

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  • Chinese tourism to Canada expected to set records in 2018

    Published on : Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    According to Destination Canada, the official government body promoting travel to Canada, around 750,000 Chinese tourists are expected to visit Canada by the end of 2017, which is a 23% increase over the previous year. In 2018, this trend is …

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  • Morehead tourism shows signs of better times

    Published on : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    Morehead tourism continues to show signs of promise. The 2016 Kentucky Tourism reports show that Morehead Tourism is undeniably attracting visitors to Morehead and Rowan County by providing financial marketing and cooperative planning for local events and attractions.   “We …

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  • Chinese tourism still strong in the US despite recent slump

    Published on : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    Many people associated with tourism industry are of the opinion that the U.S. tourism industry is experiencing a so-called “Trump Slump.” There is no doubt that President Trump’s rhetoric and his administration’s policies have had a negative impact on inbound …

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  • Iceland struggling with major influx of tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    With Iceland poised to welcome 2.3 million visitors by the end of this year, tourists in Iceland will soon exceed the national population by seven to one.   The expanding industry, which is now Iceland’s second largest after its wholesale …

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  • Seychelles registers 20 per cent hike in 2017 tourism revenues

    Published on : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    The Seychelles tourism minister said on Monday that the year 2017 Seychelles’ tourism industry has seen a 20 per cent increase in tourism earnings over the previous year.   “We have, since November, set a new tourism arrival record. The …

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  • China is all set to initiate ‘first Antarctica flight’ for its visitors

    Published on : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    The trip is considered as a landmark – but is it really so? And what does it inform us in terms of geopolitical ambitions of China’s in the region?   Is it actually a first?   As illustrated in Chinese …

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  • Business leaders claim that by 2025, worth of the UK tourism would double

    Published on : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    The worth of tourism to the UK economy has the chance to double to £268 billion by 2025, if the government manages “long-term structural” issues like transport, as per the industry leaders.   In 12 months to August, a record …

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  • UNWTO & EC weigh significance of Tourism Satellite Accounts to gauge economic impact in Europe

    Published on : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    As part of the events connected to the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, and within the framework of the cooperation between UNWTO and DG GROW, the two institutions co-organized the Workshop “Measuring the economic impact of tourism …

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  • Vizag to get multiple tourism firms

    Published on : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    In an encouraging news, the city of Visakhapatnam is all set to get multiple tourism firms in the next few years. Sifting through as many as 30 proposals, the government of Andhra Pradesh has shortlisted 13 firms from the tourism …

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  • DOT-Central Luzon endorses farm tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    Of late, Central Luzon’s farm tourism industry is being promoted as a new tourism product, not only to draw travelers but also assist local farmers to enhance their income related to agriculture. This came into being after the Department of …

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