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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.   …

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 …

Phillipa Harrison named as the new managing director of Tourism Australia

Phillipa Harrison has been named as the new managing director of Tourism Australia, in place of John O’ Sullivan who quit in May to head adventure tourism company Experience Co.   With this new role, Harrison has become the NTO’s first-ever female …

Portugal becomes first country to obtain the “Accessible Tourism Destination” award from the UNWTO

Portugal has become first country to obtain the “Accessible Tourism Destination” award from the UNWTO, which recognizes the effort in promoting accessibility.   The distinction was awarded during the 23rd General Assembly of the UNWTO, in St. Petersburg, Russia.   …

Azerbaijan steadily becoming the major tourist center of the region

Azerbaijan is coming up steadily as the major tourist center of the region. Year by year, more and more tourists from various countries are opting for Azerbaijan as their holiday destination.   Azerbaijan was visited by 361,000 people in August, …

  • Andhra Tourism showcases its plans at tourism investors’ meet

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    The Andhra Pradesh Secretary, Tourism and Culture, Mukesh Kumar Meena said that Andhra Pradesh has come out with an ambitious plan for growth and development of the Tourism sector like never before. Mr. Meena, along with the Managing Director and …

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  • Dr. Walter Mzembi launches UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa Report 2017

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    Dr. Walter Mzembi, Zimbabwe Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry launched the UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa Report 2017 “Tourism For Transformative And Inclusive Growth” yesterday.   Dr. Mzembi said that tourism is not only the engine for Transformative Growth …

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  • VisitScotland: East Ayrshire Uncovered

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    It’s famed for its awe-inspiring dark skies and its links to one of the world’s literary icons, Robert Burns, but a new VisitScotland eBook is shedding light on East Ayrshire’s hidden delights.   Undiscovered Gems, highlights some of the other fantastic …

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  • Send-off events for women’s rugby teams in Madrid and Paris

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    Tourism Ireland in Spain, in conjunction with the Irish Embassy in Madrid, hosted a special send-off event for the Spanish women’s rugby team yesterday (Wednesday, 5 July). The event, hosted by HE David Cooney, Irish Ambassador to Spain, was organised …

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  • New Tourism Ireland video highlights Ireland’s magnificent mansions and glorious gardens

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    Tourism Ireland has created a new online film showcasing some of our grand estates and glorious gardens,taking viewers on a tour of Ireland’s more ‘glamorous’ side!   Titled “Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”, the video gives viewers a glimpse into some …

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  • Sailing New Zealand from island gems to mountain fiords

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    With nearly 16,000 km (10,000 miles) of coastline, it’s almost impossible to escape the sea in New Zealand. But with stunning bays and islands, sheltered harbours, mountain fiords and lakes, who would want to avoid it?   Sailing around New …

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  • Southwest Turkey’s ‘blue crab tours’ drawing tourists

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    An increasing number of tourists visiting Dalyan, a popular tourist locale in the southwestern province of Muğla are choosing to be a part of ‘blue crab tours’ in which they can learn, catch and then also release blue crabs.   …

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  • Asian elephants’ cruel condition shows the dark side of wildlife tourism

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    Thousands of elephants are tamed and used for tourism and entertainment across Asia.  With a huge demand in the popularity of elephant tourism, this is helping to fuel a rise in elephants captured from the wild and kept for entertainment …

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  • Tourists pool in £850 million into Northern Ireland economy

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    Northern Ireland has been luring a record number of tourists with an additional £86 million being pooled into the local economy last year thanks to the large number of overnight stays.   The new government statistics indicate that Belfast is …

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  • Nicaragua tourism board is celebrating responsible growth in tourism

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    To Ricardo Carioni, deputy head of diplomatic mission of Nicaragua in the UK, ‘’Nicaraguaness” was an endearing term which he used to describe the Central America’s essence.   He was representing the Nicaragua Tourist Board at the Experience Latin America …

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  • Experts call for stricter regulations in terms of medical tourism

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Of late, experts have declared that countries all across the globe should unite to undertake dishonest advertising methods of unproven therapies including stem cells, etc.   A tighter regulation of stem cell tourism has been appealed by an international group …

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  • Ethical tourism is about traveling off the beaten path

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Central America is a hotspot for various types of tourists, and is increasingly affecting the economies of dozens of small communities. As the tourism industry continues to grow, the economic opportunities are increasingly concentrated into the hands of wealthy groups …

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  • Medical experts say that stem-cell tourism needs stricter regulations

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    According to international health experts, stem-cell tourism involving patients traveling to developing countries for treatment with unproven and potentially risky therapies should be more strictly regulated.   With hundreds of medical centers around the world who claim to repair damaged …

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  • 2017 Andaman Hotelier and Tourism fair in Phuket

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    The 2017 Andaman Hotelier and Tourism fair, which is taking place from July 5 to 7, from 10am to 10pm at Central Festival East, features booths selling hotel and tourism products, special price tours and spa packages, house and kitchenware …

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  • Capri struggles under negative effects of mass tourism

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Mass tourism is indeed detrimental to tourism. The popular European island of Capri too can’t handle the influx of visitors to its idyllic shores. The mayor of Capri has warned that the tiny island, which sits in Italy’s Bay of …

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  • UNWTO report stresses on importance of tourism for overall development in Africa

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    UNWTO According to a report by the UNWTO, tourism can be a powerful tool for sustainable development in Africa.   As per the report, “To better harness the potential of the tourism sector, to contribute to inclusive growth, structural transformation and …

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  • Many destinations struggle to keep up with demand for tourist infrastructure

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Many destinations want to keep up with their competitors and promote their respective plans for growing and better managing tourism as some cities’ tourist infrastructure can’t keep up with demand.   Few tourism boards and researchers spoke about this at …

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  • Sports Tourism to offer potential growth prospect

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    In Fiji later this year, many international sporting tournaments will take place that shows a promising growth prospect of the tourism sector of Fiji especially the sports tourism.   Faiyaz Koya, the Tourism Minister at a recent interview with this …

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  • Digital Tourism places Palau on the world map

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Lately, Pacific Trade Invest Australia has partnered with Trip Advisor and the Palau Chamber of Commerce to carry on a successful Digital Tourism workshop to local tourism operators in Palau.   We all know that the tourism sector is one …

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  • Proposal to make Adelaide Australia’s gateway to Europe

    Published on : Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Former Deputy Prime Minister, Tim Fisher, proposed Adelaide to be lobbying Qantas to set up a direct pathway from South Australia to Europe through a new fleet of Dreamliners.   The National Party leader, Trade minister and chairman of Tourism …

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