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Indian tourism sector booms despite economic downturn

The Independence Day speech, on August 15, delivered by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the ramparts of the Red Fort, encouraging tourism in the country seems to have undoubtedly given a boost to this sector.   Interestingly, when warnings …

  • SA tourism aims for sustainable and world-class coastal and marine tourism

    Published on : Sunday, August 20, 2017

    The South African Cabinet has approved the coastal and marine tourism implementation plan. It will be spearheaded by the Department of Tourism.   Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa said in a statement that the aim was “to grow a world-class and …

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  • First half of 2017 sees Chinese outbound tourism grow by more than 7.4%

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    In the first half of 2017, Chinese outbound tourism grew by +7.4% to almost 69 million, as per the latest China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) statistics.   However, COTRI said that if the slow growth of just +1% year-on-year …

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  • Trinidad and Tobago tourism ministry makes fresh arrangements to perk up local tourism

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    The common people and tourism stakeholders are suggested that the Tourism Development Company (TDC) has, without any discrimination, ceased its operations. From August 21st, 2017, Monday, the Ministry of Tourism will administer the below listed portfolios of tourism formerly under …

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  • China-Russian border experiences flourishing tourism

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Manzhouli, a sub-prefecture level city located close to the border of China-Russia recently came in news as few tourists experienced flying across the expansive grassland of Hulun Buir, diving and going underneath Lake Baikal and somehow dodging the roaring bears …

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  • Bahamas follows new approach in Tourism

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    As per the editorial of the Tribune 242, in the month of June, a major reassessment in terms of the tourism policy of the government and appropriate endorsement in the face of increasing competition from the Caribbean rivals, including Cuba …

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  • Grants offered for the third round of Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau tourism project

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    The September 1st, 2017 has been declared by the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau for the second round of 2017 Tourism Enhancement Grants. Approximately $45,000 in total has been granted this year for all tourism promotional projects with $6,750 left behind …

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  • Pinellas County keen to watch the impact of tourism fund used on big events

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    There are other attractions to keep tourists hooked in Pinellas County other than just beaches. The government of this county side by side expends millions to assist in sponsoring big-name events to attract more visitors. However, presently, the Pinellas County …

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  • Adivasis of Paderu resist against a tourism project

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    On Friday, Paderu, a village region in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, India experienced a rally organized by the adivasis from 7 tribal villages in order to protest the decision of district administration to declare Dallapalli a new tourist destination. …

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  • Jamaican Tourism Director resigns from his office

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    On Friday, Paul Pennicook, Tourism Director of Jamaica resigns from office. It brings to a final conclusion of his three-year term.   In July 2014, Pennicook had returned to the Tourist Board (JTB) of Jamaica. He was offered the authorization …

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  • Dubai’s abra rides find favor among tourists

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    During the initial half of the year, residents and tourists made a dash for the abras in Dubai thereby making it one of the most preferred form of marine transport in Dubai.   Over 6.2 million commuters regularly avail the …

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  • North American tourists spending more than Britons in Ireland

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    According to Tourism Ireland, the North American tourists are expected to surpass the spending of the Britons this year.   The agency, which published its mid-year review on Wednesday, reported a “stronger than expected” performance for the first six months …

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  • Tourism in North Carolina, USA jumps high

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina has recently announced that there is a surge in the expenditure of tourists’ spending, which trigger up the market in North Carolina, including the regions of Albemarle from 2016.     North Carolina is …

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  • Catalonia attack slowers down stock price of tourism companies

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    The terror attack in Spain shook the European tourism markets, making the airlines, hotel and travel agency dragging down amidst the fear of a pending drop in the number of tourists across the continent.     The investor jitters dragged …

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  • Tourism boost and revamp in Townsville

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    More than 80 jobs will be created during construction of SeaLink’s $56 million ferry terminal redevelopment, with community leaders hailing the boost to tourism and the city’s economy.   Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt was in Townsville yesterday to announce the …

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  • Record June for number of overseas visits to the UK

    Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

    There were a record 3.5 million visits to the UK in June, up 7% on the same month last year.   Overseas visitors spent £2.2 billion in June, up 2% compared to the same month last year.   Strong growth …

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  • Tourism is vital for Zimbabwe’s economic growth

    Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

    Government, global lenders, local and international financial institutions and economic commentators has presented various numbers and rates at which Zimbabwe is expected to grow. All predictions reflect positive growth. However, real growth will not come by wishful thinking or expression …

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  • China plays a major role in Latin American and Caribbean tourism

    Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

    Last year, Chinese visitors spent more dollars in America in comparison to the visitors from other countries. As per the figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department, more than 2.97 million Chinese visited the U.S. last year. They spent around …

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  • Scotland to host its second Golf Tourism Week 2017

    Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

    As Scotland targets to earn £300m for golf tourism, Fiona Hyslop MSP, cabinet secretary for culture, tourism and external affairs of Scotland has introduced the Scottish Golf Tourism Week 2017.   This event is supported by VisitScotland and Scottish Enterprise. …

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  • Bulawayo Intwasa festival to kick off from September 27

    Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

    Preparations for Bulawayo’s leading arts festival Intwasa and the inaugural carnival are at an advanced stage. Several foreign musical groups and churches are confirming their participation in this festival.   Intwasa is being organized by Intwasa team, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority …

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  • Columbus tourism targeting millennials and softer activities for tourists

    Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

    A changing leisure market has prompted the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau to think about what type of travelers it will seek to attract in the future, and how it will go about doing it.   The reassessment is partly …

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