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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 …

  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa partners with HostEX2017

    Published on : Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA), the only officially recognised quality assurance body for tourism products in South Africa and HostEX, Pan-Africa’s largest food, drink and hospitality trade show, have, for the first time collaborated. . This partnership will …

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  • TTF: NT Budget set to grow the Territory’s visitor economy

    Published on : Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    The Tourism & Transport Forum, Australia’s leading tourism and transport advocacy group, has welcomed the Northern Territory Government’s 2017-18 Budget, saying it provided the right investment for tourism to become a super-growth industry in the Top End and Red Centre. …

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  • Tourism and transport the big winners in Victorian Budget

    Published on : Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    The Tourism & Transport Forum, Australia’s leading tourism and transport advocacy group, has welcomed the Victorian Government’s commitment to growing the State’s booming visitor economy in its 2017-18 Budget. TTF Chief Executive, Margy Osmond, congratulated Premier Daniel Andrews, Treasurer Tim …

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  • Chinese tourists flock to New Zealand but are concerned of high hotel fares

    Published on : Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    According to Chinese travel experts, the tourism market to NZ will grow steadily but warns that NZ hotels can be over-priced. China is New Zealand’s second-biggest source of tourists after Australia and fastest-growing visitor market for the last few years. …

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  • NZ government gears up for solutions to ease pressure on tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    The government of New Zealand is under increasing pressure to come up with solutions to ease up record growth in tourism and warns that without such solutions, the $14.5 billion industry could be in danger.   Tourism has toppled dairy …

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  • New York aims to impress Canadian tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    The tourism sector of New York is anxious that the ‘America First’ policies of the U.S. President Donald Trump are discouraging the Canadian tourists and they have been travelling north this week.   Fred Dixon, the head of NYC & …

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  • San Diego to pump $40 million subsidy to boost tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    The Mayor of San Diego, Kevin Faulconer proclaimed on 24th April declaring 7th to 13th May as the National Travel and Tourism Week in this region.   He appreciated the efforts of the tourism professionals for enabling the generation of …

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  • Chinese visitors boycott South Korean Resort Island

    Published on : Monday, May 1, 2017

    Earlier, during May Day, the Jeju Cruise Terminal in South Korea used to remain crowded with thousands of passengers from Tianjin, Shanghai, and Qingdao, coming down from cruise liners and boarding buses. However, this year, little Putonghua could be heard …

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  • Tourism Ireland unveils plans for tourism growth

    Published on : Monday, May 1, 2017

    Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council have unveiled plans to strengthen itself as a heritage and cultural international tourism destination in the course of next five years. Its aim is to attract more visitors and increase tourism spending, and …

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  • Medical tourists in Dubai can now check into a wellness hotel

    Published on : Monday, May 1, 2017

    A wellness hotel is now a part of the Dubai Health Tourism experience (DXH). A MoU was signed between the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel group. To quote Dr Layla Al Marzouqi, Director of Health …

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  • Tourism stakeholders interested to develop Western Silk Road in the coming days

    Published on : Sunday, April 30, 2017

    On 26-27 April 2017, Alexandroupoli, the Greece city, hosted the 1st International UNWTO Western Silk Road Workshop. The Ministry of Tourism of Greece, UNWTO and the region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace had jointly organized the workshop. It was kind …

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  • Countries relying on tourism for increasing GDP

    Published on : Sunday, April 30, 2017

    The United States is one of the world’s largest travel industries together with France and Italy. As most travelers remain mesmerized with the thrilling and exceptional experiences of these destinations, the world’s biggest travel industries do not rely on their …

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  • NITI Aayog drafts action plan to set up tourism varsity

    Published on : Sunday, April 30, 2017

    In order to put tourism at the core of Indian economy, NITI Aayog has proposed setting up a university to impart specialised courses along with constitution of a “National Museum Authority” to centralize administration of museums across the country run by …

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  • Russel Harrigan is dependent on the U.S. President to enhance tourism

    Published on : Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Russel Harrigan, Chairman of the BVI Tourist Board declared that he is firmly establishing association with the United States (US) President Donald Trump in order to grow the US economy which in return would bring ‘great’ things to the BVI …

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  • Malaysia & Indonesia collaborate on Marine Tourism Triangle

    Published on : Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin, Tourism and Culture Deputy Minister of Malaysia and Arief Yahya, Tourism Minister of Indonesia signed a memorandum of understanding or (MoU) on Marine Tourism Triangle Cooperation. This will create a cruise route between Langkawi in Malaysia, …

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  • English Premier League boosts UK tourism significantly

    Published on : Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Football has scored a home win as far as boosting travel is concerned. The English Premier League was chosen for the Outstanding Contribution to Tourism special accolade at this week’s prestigious 2017 Awards for Excellence, hosted by national tourist board VisitEngland.   …

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  • World tourism leaders impressed by Thailand’s recent hosting of 2017 WTTC Global Summit

    Published on : Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Thailand’s ability to organise seamless large-scale meetings was seen during the nation’s hosting of the 2017 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit from 26-27 April which impressed world leaders in the tourism industry.   Gerald Lawless, WTTC Chairman …

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  • Ivorian tourism follows the pattern of Morocco

    Published on : Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Siandou Fofana, Ivorian Minister of Tourism and Abderrafie Zouiten, the Director General of the Moroccan National Tourist Office, attended the meeting which drew more than 200 personalities from the Ivorian economic world and the African Development Club from Cameroon, Mali, …

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  • Overseas visitors smash record

    Published on : Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Isfahan Province in Farvardin received more than 85,000 overseas tourists in the first month of the Iranian year (March 21–April 20), creating a record of 40 years. The total number was in third of the number of inbound tourists in …

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  • Thailand & Indonesia team up in tourism

    Published on : Saturday, April 29, 2017

    On this Wednesday and Thursday, Arief Yahya, Tourism Minister of Indonesia organized a bilateral meeting with Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Minister on the sidelines of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) 2017 Global Summit, which took place …

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