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Number of British visitors on the rise in Portugal after last year decline

Portugal’s booming tourism sector dismissed fears of a slowdown this year, as per data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE), with the number of British visitors on the rise after a slight drop last year.   The number of …

  • Canada experiences major surge in Chinese tourism whereas the U.S visit drops

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    The new non-stop flight services between Canada and China which was introduced a year back have become quite popular showing positive results with huge rise in arrivals. Millennial constitute a major part in the sway as they are more independent, …

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  • 2018 for Thailand is expected to be another official year

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    TAT or the Tourism Authority of Thailand on 1st November is about to introduce the ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018‘to maintain the national tourism development plan of the government, stressing a busy schedule of international events.   To quote General Tanasak …

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  • Tourism seeks higher investment

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Lately, considering the immense potentiality of the tourism industry, a tour operator has urged a private sector to put in and boost the country’s treasury.   This year, the Government, among other sectors, has given precedence to the tourism, agriculture, …

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  • Tourism month is celebrated in Northern Cape

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    The year 2017 has been chosen by the United Nations as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. South Africa and the Northern Cape, accepted the theme – “We do tourism sustainably”. This gives huge chance to the destination …

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  • Jammu and Kashmir tourism plans to introduce Navaratra festival

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    To attract more tourists, recently, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has taken many projects. So with that, Navratra festival is also planned by Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Board.       Hoping to woo tourists and pilgrims, the Jammu …

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  • Russian tourism is flourished by Ukraine tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    There are the numbers of Ukrainian tourists visit to Russia increasing in the recent years.     The tourists of Ukraine increases in the first half of 2017 increased by 56.1 percent, while the number of those who left for …

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  • China Continues To Spearhead Asian Tourism Boom

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    China is set to overtake New Zealand for the first time as Australia’s biggest source of international visitors within months if current trends continue, the Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) said today.   TTF Chief Executive, Margy Osmond, said …

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  • Chinese tourists surge in Canada while US tourists decline

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Chinese tourists began to increase in Canada while the visit from the tourists of the United States to Canada declines.     In recent years, the international direct flights from both the countries, Canada and China have increased, which show …

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  • Why Ho Chi Minh City should be every bleisure traveller’s next stop?

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    With centuries of self-governance, culture, and civilization, Vietnam today stands as one of the highest developing tourism destinations in the Asia Pacific region. ITE HCMC 2017 hosted in the Ho Chi Minh city calls to look at the top five …

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  • Youth involvement in tourism promises more opportunities

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    The patron of the Zimbabwe youth in tourism Mrs. Auxilia Mnangagwa said that the African governments should make use of tourism as an important tool for transforming their economies.   Mr. Mnangagwa said this while addressing delegates in Bulawayo during …

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  • Costa Rica will be hosting International Conference on Sustainable Tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Costa Rica will host the 6th edition of the International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Planet, People, Peace, which is the most important event to be celebrated in this country.   The main objective of this international year of sustainable tourism …

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  • Paula Bennett, Tourism Minister of NZ considers tourism tax to be unnecessary

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Paula Bennett, Tourism Minister explains that a tourist tax is withdrawn and councils need to show up with new projects before urging for more funding.   However the mayor of one of the key attractions of the country explains that …

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  • Ghana’s tourism industry is expected to grow in 2017

    Published on : Monday, September 11, 2017

    The hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets is aiming to profit from foreign investment and influx of foreign travellers.   Hospitality & Gaming Industry leader for PwC Southern Africa, Pietro Calicchio said “The growth potential of Africa is high mainly …

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  • President & CEO of WTTC predicts decisive time for travel and tourism

    Published on : Monday, September 11, 2017

    Gloria Guevara Manzo, the new President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said that it’s a critical time for travel and tourism.   To quote Manzo, “At the WTTC we continue to see strong growth in …

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  • Leh organized tourism conference

    Published on : Monday, September 11, 2017

    On 9th of September, the two day International Conference on Tourism hosted by the Department of Tourism Studies, Central University of Kashmir or CUK and supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India took place at Leh.   Nawang …

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  • Five great journeys inspire Australians to tour the South Island

    Published on : Monday, September 11, 2017

    A $1 million campaign kicks off today to get more Australians touring the South Island in autumn.   The Tourism New Zealand-led campaign is being run in partnership with Christchurch Airport, and 14 SOUTH regional tourism organisations. The focus will …

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  • QTA participates in 22nd session of the UNWTO General Assembly

    Published on : Monday, September 11, 2017

    The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is participating in the 22nd session of the UNWTO General Assembly which started today in Chengdu, China.   The delegation led by QTA Chief Tourism Development Officer, Hassan Al Ibrahim, comprising members from QTA’s executive …

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  • Irma leaves Caribbean islands largely affected

    Published on : Monday, September 11, 2017

    Hurricane Irma’s deadly destructions through the Caribbean will significantly affect the region’s multi-billion dollar tourism industry for months, just as hotels, airlines and cruises were preparing for the region’s upcoming peak winter season.   As one of the most powerful …

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  • Florida Tourism faces danger of being hit by hurricane Irma

    Published on : Monday, September 11, 2017

    With Hurricane Irma viciously carrying on its destructions through Florida, it is increasingly posing a threat to millions of Floridians’ well-being and belongings. The powerful storm also threatens to damage one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, …

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  • Uganda targets four million tourists by 2020

    Published on : Monday, September 11, 2017

    The Ugandan Tourism Minister, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, has said that Uganda is aiming for four million tourists by 2020. He is heading a delegation of government and private sector players at the China Guangdong International Tourism Expo as part of promotional …

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