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In 2019, a total of about 1.74 million Chinese tourists visited Philippines!

In 2019, a total of about 1.74 million Chinese tourists visited Philippines, a 38.58 percent rise from the year before, data from the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) illustrated this on Monday.   Philippine Tourism Secretary, Bernadette Romulo-Puyat explained in …

  • Tangalooma leads Asia tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    Many call it “Dolphin Island”. Tangalooma is more familiar to many Chinese travelers than Brisbane.   The Moreton Island resort, well-known for its dolphin-feeding sessions among its visitors was the first to identify its significance of the Chinese market, prior …

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  • Uganda tourism needs to increase conservation for multiplying earnings

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    If Uganda wishes to triple its earnings from tourism beyond the current $1.4 billion dollars ( 5 Trillion shillings), the country will need to increase its conservation related activities that will stimulate sector investments.   United States Ambassador Debora Malac …

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  • Tourism continues in spite of the ruling of the Supreme Court

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    In order to provide peaceful atmosphere to the overseas visitors, Kenya Tourism Federation or the KTF is all prepared as the Supreme Court extended the electoral process last Friday.   On Monday, Mohamed Hersi, the KTF chairman declared all the …

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  • South African tourism conducts survey of domestic tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    SA tourism conducted a survey of domestic tourism and found a general pattern of decline over the past two years. South African Tourism has also highlighted the low level of domestic tourism in the country and has launched several initiatives …

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  • Thomas Cook wants to obtain 26.09 percent stake of IFCI

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Recently, two people associated with the proposed plan confirmed that Thomas Cook is very keen to buy 26.09 percent stake of IFCI Ltd, in Tourism Finance Corp. of India Ltd or TFCI.   The Tourism Finance Corp offers financial assistance …

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  • Lake George tourism aims for positive tourism following summer

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    The summer tourism season in Lake George ended with a breezy and sunny Labor Day, and the village hopes to retain this momentum with Elvis Fest and Americade.   “We have a lot going on in September,” said Amanda Metzger, …

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  • Tourism imbalance is affecting visitor statistics in China

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    The outbound travel statistics for China are quite impressive, along with the multi-billion dollars that the Chinese travelers are spending worldwide.   However, inbound tourism in China isn’t that impressive. Visitors from outside of Asia aren’t finding China quite alluring …

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  • The World Bank requests Pacific countries to hold tourism close

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Soon, the World Bank, one of the key international financial institutions will declare its blueprints for Pacific success at the annual meeting of the Pacific Islands Forum on Thursday. It considers tourism as the “crucial economic backbone”.   Taking advantage …

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  • The northeastern states should be profitable of the boom in global tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    On Monday, a senior member of the North Eastern Council or NEC has expressed the fact northeastern states should make sure that from the recent boom in global tourism, they get their percentage of profit. Also, measure to sensitize the …

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  • Peachland Tourism faces a major blow this year through wildfire

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    For Peachland businesses that serves tourists, this year, so far has proved to be quite demanding. They were anticipating that the Labour Day weekend would improve the tourism scenario before figures decline in the winters. Nevertheless, on Saturday, there has …

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  • Simply Sweden to cease trading confirmed CAA

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    The CAA has confirmed that Aito member Simply Sweden has collapsed. The operator was based in South Humberside traded under the names Simply Northern Lights and Simply Sweden. It had simplynorthernlights.co.uk and simplysweden.co.uk as its trading website. Simply Sweden was …

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  • Bulgaria thanks foreign tourists with over 400,000 greetings cards

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Thanks to a unique initiative of Nikolina Angelkova, the Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, over 400,000 greetings cards have been decided to be sent to international travellers who had visited Bulgaria.   This special initiative aims to thank the foreign …

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  • World Bank: Chinese tourism key to unlock growth potential of Pacific

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Though the nations of South Pacific are mostly overlooked, they are enriched with excessive growth potential over the following few decades.   This is mainly due to the fact that China is pegged as one of the strongest aspects of …

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  • Khiri Travel Opens Office in Hoi An, Vietnam

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Khiri Travel Vietnam Khiri Travel Vietnam has opened a new office in Hoi An, on the central coast of Vietnam. The office, which opened 1 September, is Khiri Travel’s third in the country, along with Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and …

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  • New Tourism Drawcard To Tour The Prom From The Ocean

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    The Andrews Labor Government has given the green light to eco-tourism cruises around Wilsons Promontory National Park, offering locals and visitors a never-before-seen glimpse of one of Victoria’s great wildernesses.   Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren announced …

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  • Deloitte reports Indians lead to Australia tourism growth

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    In the next three years India will be a leading source market for tourism in Australia as reported by professional services firm Deloitte.   Per year the tourists arriving from India will grow by 12% and it is expected that …

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  • Turkey will see the increase of Chinese tourists by 2018

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Chinese tourists are flocking in Turkey as the economical ties between China and Turkey is flourishing, which is reflecting on the tourism sector.     Turkey is expecting to host a record number of tourists from China within the scope …

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  • Sustainable tourism is important for initiating change

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Tourism can actually contribute a lot towards development of a destination, the environment and local communities and also on the flip side, degrade and devastate areas and destinations. Ecotourism is one important tool to conserve and improve the quality of …

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  • South African Tourism aims to grow visitor numbers within 5 years

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    There were 1.2 billion international arrivals in 2016 – but less than 5% of those came to Africa, and 1% to South Africa.   The head of South African Tourism, Sisa Ntshona said, “Those figures can either scare you, or …

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  • Edmund Bartlett speaks about the current and upcoming plans for Jamaican tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    After busy summers, Caribbean destinations are preparing for peak winter season that lies ahead.   Winter is expected to be the culmination of a record-setting year for the Caribbean destinations. Jamaica is on target to hit its record goal of …

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