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Tourism industry in Charleston lost $58.6 million during Hurricane Dorian

Powerful storm hurricanes are never good for business, but, much like the storm itself, Hurricane Dorian’s hit to Charleston’s tourism industry could have been much worse.     According to a College of Charleston analysis completed Wednesday, the region’s visitor …

Conservation Week 2019 – Wellington Brings Back The Wild Side

Protecting New Zealand’s precious environment is an on-going and collective responsibility that’s highlighted annually during Conservation Week activities.   While hundreds of activities will be held throughout the country during the week, these are just some examples of the on-going and …

Brisbane Tourism all set to launch 2031 Master Plan

Setting up a “globally recognised” brand for Brisbane and position its wider tourism sector has been outlined by a committee of more than 500 representatives all set to encourage visitors to stay longer and spend more in the city.   …

In Wrexham, a four per cent tourism growth witnessed

In Wrexham, a four per cent tourism growth has pumped up almost £123 million into the local economy in 2018.   Also, the new figures show that the county borough witnessed a 2.6 per cent rise in day visitors – …

India emerges as the best performer among the top in global tourism in WEF report

In the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) Report 2019 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF), India has emerged as the best performer among the top in global tourism, going up from the 40th to the 34th position. Hence, India became …

  • Glasgow succeeded in attracting more business tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    Glasgow has successfully achieved 526 conferences till 2022 as confirmed by Glasgow Convention Bureau. The bureau is a part of Glasgow Life expressed that this opportunity has the possibility to contribute £142m to the local economy in five years.   …

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  • 5.3 earthquake hits Turkish tourist hotspot

    Published on : Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    Turkey has been hit by 5.3 magnitude earthquake as per the US Geological Survey reports.   The quake struck 15km (about nine miles) southeast of the Aegean coastal town of Bodrum, at a depth of 10km, the USGS said. There …

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  • After Venice, Oxford blames over-tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    The historic city of Oxford has long been one of the favourite choices for tourists. Thanks to its architectural beauty of the 12th century and academic excellence, it attracts millions of tourists from across the globe, each year.   However, …

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  • Blazing wildfire hits tourism at western Montana

    Published on : Monday, August 7, 2017

    The wildfires at western Montana during the summer have forced to close down some of the popular roads, lakes and river access points which is a bad hit for the tourism industry.   A big portion of Rock Creek Road, …

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  • Turkey eyes on halal tourism in future as an economy generator

    Published on : Monday, August 7, 2017

    Turkey eyes on the bigger share from tourism industry, as halal tourism is now trending there.     Last year $156 billion was spent by Muslims tourists worldwide. Turkey is a strong country, where halal tourism in flourished. This year, …

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  • Panama City Beach invites ecotourism enthusiasts to explore its beaches

    Published on : Monday, August 7, 2017

    You may find it surprising that Panama City Beach is one of the top destinations for eco-tourism. With secluded stretches of sand, dense woodlands and wild wetlands, Panama City Beach is perfect for your next outdoor excursion. With ecotourism more …

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  • North Korea is eager to promote Mount Kumgang

    Published on : Monday, August 7, 2017

    To drive the tourism in North Korea, Mount Kumgang would be designated as the UNESCO Heritage Site. Mount Kumgang is a tourist region, established in 2002 to control South Korean tourist traffic near Diamond Mountain. This tourist region has the …

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  • Festival highlights Vietnamese, Japanese culture

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Visitors are treated to a space for culture, cuisine, tourism, and education exchanges, together with calligraphy demonstrations, Kimono fashion shows, Japan’s tea ceremony and film screenings. There will also be Japanese speaking and Cosplay contests. The highlight of the three-day …

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  • Vietnamese performers take stage at int’l folklore festival

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    The festival brought together artists from India, Singapore, Indonesia, Turkey, France, Ukraine, Greece, Italy, Serbia, Romania and Vietnam, aiming to introduce unique cultures from Asian and European countries. Vietnamese artists performed signature songs and dances of the country’s Kinh people …

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  • French photographer Réhahn’s exhibition “Precious Heritage” in Ha Noi

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Retrace Réhahn steps in remote villages throughout Vietnam to discover the fascinating diversity of Vietnam’s tribes through this selection of 35 photographs. Réhahn has met 45 tribes out of the 54 and he will present at the Vietnam Museum of …

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  • Ha Noi to run double-decker tourist buses

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    To ensure a safe operation of the buses, the department also asked for the improvement of infrastructure facilities along the route, including clearing electricity wire system and advertisement boards. The first double-decker bus to ferry tourists around the city started …

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  • Culture-Tourism Village delights children with various activities in August

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Under the programme, children visiting the village will be provided with an opportunity to learn about the daily life, traditional crafts, cultural practices and signature dishes of Vietnam’s ethnic groups across the country, including the Tay, Muong, Dao, Ta Oi, …

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  • ASEAN Cultural Day opens in Vinh Phuc

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Vu Viet Van said the event offers participants a chance to learn more about special cultural values of the ASEAN member states, and hoped that it will also foster friendship and economic and …

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  • Traditional culture, tourism, cuisine introduced in South Africa

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    The event was attended by officials and staffs from ASEAN member states’ embassies, officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, authorities of Pretoria and Johannesburg and local people. Along with promoting political, economic and trade relations between Vietnam and South …

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  • Durban’s Sunsational Summer Campaign

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    We are encouraging the city’s key source domestic market – Gauteng to start Planning Your Awesome Summer Experience and head to the subtropical paradise for endless summer days, warm ocean dips and rocking events from city to ekasi ! We …

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  • South African Tourism successfully trains over 1 700 Indian Travel Agents at 2017’s Learn SA

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    The sessions were structured to ensure that travelers enjoy many new, exciting, tailor-made itinerary options as a direct result.     “The Learn SA is very important for us as it is all part of the work that we are …

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  • Tourism slows down in Bella Coola Valley due to forest fires

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Tourism is now in ebb after the wildfire happened in the Bella Coola Valley. The hot and dry weather condition and the smoky air cause the misery in the tourism upliftment in Bella Coola Valley in the British Columbia region …

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  • Tourists in Spain targeted by left-wing group as protest against mass tourism

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    A left-wing group who are against mass tourism to the Iberian country are targeting the tourists in Spain.   More than 20 youths affiliated with a radical group called Arran Països Catalans (Arran) recently burst into a restaurant in Palma …

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  • Caribbean Tourism aims developing ties with the Dominican Republic

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    The Caribbean tourism stakeholders are developing ties with the region’s most-visited destination, the Dominican Republic, starting right from hotel associations to government leaders across the region.   The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) announced an agreement in July with …

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  • Thailand lays down its new tourism related goal to the world

    Published on : Friday, August 4, 2017

    Thailand has successfully incorporated its diversification policy of territories by suggesting attractions and areas outside the country. As we know that Thailand has already reached the verge of over 30 million tourists annually, occupying the top spot in ASEAN countries …

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