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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, …

  • Ryanair Launches UK General Election Seat Sale

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (7 June) launched a special UK General Election sale with up to 20% off seats on more than 200 routes from the UK to Europe, for travel from June to September, allowing British customers the …

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  • Upcoming Festivals Make Orange County, California A Hot Destination Fro Summer And Fall Travel

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    It’s festival season in the gorgeous Southern California region known around the globe as “The OC.”  The Orange County Visitors Association has announced a slate of summer and fall festivals throughout Orange County, California that entice travelers with thrilling sporting …

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  • Australia’s Visitor Economy Soars Off The Back Of Record Visitor Spend

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    The Australian economy has been significantly bolstered by an influx of international visitors who in the last 12 months have spent a record $39.8 billion.   Tourism & Transport Forum Chief Executive, Margy Osmond, said the latest International Visitor Survey …

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  • US tourism industry upset over President Trump’s budget budget cut to foreign visitor promotion

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Hobart, in northwest Indiana, may not be considered one of America’s great tourist destinations. But few weeks ago, a group of travel agents from England were there to get a taste of Americana, riding an open wagon through a herd …

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  • Cruise.Com Joins CLIA As Premier Agency Member

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today that Cruise.com, one of the internet’s largest cruise specialists, has joined CLIA as its newest Premier Agency Member. As part of this new relationship, Cruise.com has introduced a new Certified Travel Specialist Program, …

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  • VisitScotland: ‘Outstanding’ VisitScotland PR team best in the UK

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    The public relations team at VisitScotland is celebrating this morning after being named the best in the UK.   The national tourism organisation scooped the prize for Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team at the prestigious CIPR Excellence Awards 2017 in …

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  • VisitScotland: Powerboat championships gear up for return to Greenock

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Powerboat P1 Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea at Greenock is amongst 12 events taking place across the country this season which all received a share of £140,000 in the latest round of EventScotland’s National Funding Programme.   Taking place …

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  • VisitScotland: Ballantrae food festival tempts more visitors to Ayrshire

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    The extensive and diverse portfolio of events which attracts visitors to Ayrshire & Arran continues to prosper thanks to EventScotland, part of VisitScotland’s Events Directorate.   Ballantrae Festival of Food & Drink – which takes place this coming weekend – …

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  • Domestic disagreement hampering Turkey tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Turkey’s tourism industry is suffering immensely from the spat of the emerging domestic instability. Other factors like terrorist attacks, attempted coup in 2016, and eroding democracy have added to the decline in visitor number to this once-popular destination. On March …

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  • Abu Dhabi faces a major tourism boom this year

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    According to the recent statistics from the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi, portray that in the first quarter of this year, emirate welcomed more than 1.6 million visitors, accounting a 7 percent growth in comparison to …

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  • Jeju to receive more Chinese visitors this year

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    On Sunday afternoon, many Chinese tourists roamed around a duty-free shop here and there. However, there wasn’t any large tourist bus for the Chinese tour groups to spot. There was only an assortment of vans in the parking lot. Baojian …

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  • South China Sea emphasizes patriotic tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    In order to upgrade the facilities of the Spratly Islands or the archipelago, Philippine authorities started transporting building supplies from late April onward to the island. The centerpiece of the US$32 million project will be utilized behind the renovation and …

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  • US hostile policies towards foreign tourists could harm the country’s tourism industry

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    The US tourism industry stands the possibility of another “lost decade” of foreign visitors due to President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Jonathan Tisch, chief executive of Loews Hotel & Co., warned that hostile policies towards foreign visitors could harm the …

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  • French tourism regaining its liveliness

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    According to Xavier Bailly, administrator of the Abbey of Mont Saint Michel, one of the most visited cultural sites in France, “We had a very, very, very good month of April.” The visitation rate of this place had suffered a …

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  • BA working overtime to compensate stranded passengers

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    According to its parent, International Airlines Group (IAG),.British Airways is “working hard” to compensate passengers hit by the systems failure that grounded almost 700 flights a little over a week ago.   A power failure that hit internal British Airways …

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  • UK tourists submitting false claims over food poisoning in Spain

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    British tourists have been warned not to make fraudulent claims of food poisoning after going on all-inclusive trips to Spain otherwise which they might face prosecution as it created increased fear and damaging the UK’s reputation abroad.   Spanish hoteliers …

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  • Australia’s Visitor Economy Soars Off The Back Of Record Visitor Spend

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    The Australian economy has been significantly bolstered by an influx of international visitors who in the last 12 months have spent a record $39.8 billion.   Tourism & Transport Forum Chief Executive, Margy Osmond, said the latest International Visitor Survey …

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  • Laos sees lesser number of visitors from January to March in 2017

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Laos attracted 1.11 million international tourists during January to March this year, which is a decrease of 12% from 1.24 million visits during the same period last year. The first quarter of 2017 saw 763,000 visits from ASEAN markets, which …

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  • Cruise tourism in Turkey eyeing more U.S. tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Since Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı announced that the ministry was working to support cruise tourism, tourism experts have begun eyeing U.S. tourists. For inviting more cruise ships to Turkey, the government will provide financial support of $30 …

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  • Hong Kong travel agents get trained to sell Seychelles in a better way

    Published on : Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    Seychelles, a popular island destination well-liked for its powder-white beaches, green tropical vegetation, and tranquil turquoise waters, lures thousands of holidaymakers every year. Besides, people come to this exotic island in search of the idyllic beach wedding, exotic honeymoon, to …

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