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‘There’s Still Nothing Like Australia’ Campaign Roll Out

The first phase of Tourism Australia’s new international recovery campaign, ‘There’s Still Nothing Like Australia’, was launched by Australia’s Tourism Minister, Simon Birmingham this week.   The campaign is supported with the $25 million allocated to Tourism Australia through the …

  • Domestic visitors flock to Western Cape

    Published on : Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Among domestic visitors, the Western Cape is slowly becoming a hot spot and a much favored place. In 2016, almost two million South Africans visited this province which accounted for 17% more than 2015 respectively. Last year, domestic tourists spent …

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  • Mercia Marina’s tourism gets a major boost

    Published on : Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Most of the time, issues related with famous tourist attractions turn out to be a failure to grow car parking as they carry on welcoming more visitors. In past, Mercia Marina bosses have accepted that they have fought a lot …

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  • Darjeeling tourism landmark under threat as protestors turn violent

    Published on : Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    On Thursday, the whole of Darjeeling district got immersed into disorder as the arsonists set ablaze a famous tourist landmark situated in the heart of Darjeeling town and Kurseong railway station. A convoy of the minister of the state cabinet …

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  • Seven Sisters Cliff perils trigger foreign signage calls

    Published on : Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Soon, warning signs in foreign languages might be put up over crumbling chalk cliffs based on the coastline of East Sussex while the number of tourists visiting this region from the Far East steadily increases.   Tourism South East said …

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  • Milan authorities levy fine on banned items, includes tourists too

    Published on : Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    The authorities of Milan have banned food trucks, glass bottles and selfie sticks.   This ban has come into effect from 14th July, 2017 onwards. It aims to curb the practice of littering and anti-social behavior, according to the local …

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  • Canadian tourists add $2.4 billion to Arizona’s economy

    Published on : Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Arizona has been witnessing the arrival of long-term residential tourists from Canada setting here during winter for about four to six months, offering a massive boost to the economy of Arizona, as per the latest findings from the Canada Arizona …

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  • Sale of convention center gets the aid of the tourism bureau

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    This Monday, most probably a critical vote for the prospect of Waterloo is anticipated to reach before the City Council. After that the council will talk about closing plans of the sale proposal of the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center …

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  • Saudi Arabia give out $2.67bn to develop & expand new tourism projects

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    On this Sunday, Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage or SCTH explained that Saudi Arabia has distributed approximately $2.67 billion (SR9.9 bn) this year for the cause of expansion and rebuilding of tourism projects in the country. Also, at …

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  • Travel industry investors facilitated the growth of BeMyGuest Series-A

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    Today, the champion of the ‘Best Business Innovation’ award hosted at the Singapore Tourism Awards 2016, declared the closing of A-series round of financial support guided by Raffles Venture Partners and Mr Koh Boon Hwee, the well-known technology investor with …

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  • Ireland looks out of this world in new behind-the-scenes teaser video for Star Wars: The Last Jedi!

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    A brand new, behind-the-scenes teaser video for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has just been released – complete with action shots and outtakes, as well as some stunning footage of Ireland and our very own Wild Atlantic Way.   The trailer was …

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  • USA visitor revival continues to be Aussie tourism’s surprise success story

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    China is set to overtake New Zealand for the first time as Australia’s biggest source of international visitors within months if current trends continue, while the incredible resurgence of travellers from the USA continues to be this year’s surprise success …

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  • Indonesia aims to develop itself as a premier golf tourism destination

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    The Indonesian Golf Course Owners Association (APLGI) applauded the Tourism Ministry’s effort in promoting golf courses in Indonesia to overseas countries.   APLGI secretary general Feliks Hariyanto said that they are delighted to witness the ministry’s continuous effort in promoting …

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  • China rescues 49 typhoon-stranded tourists from an island

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    The authorities stated that 49 tourists who were stranded on an island close to the coast of southern Guangdong province of China were rescued and rushed to safety while Typhoon Talas was approaching.   The tourists were from four camping …

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  • Kerala Government is now developing the luxury cruise

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    Kerala Government is focusing on the development of luxury river cruise tourism on the model of Nile Cruise by developing 450-km inland waterways from Hozdurg in the North to Kovalam in the South.     Cochin International Airport Ltd has …

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  • Saudi Arabia to boost the tourism

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    The Tourism Board of Saudi Arabia is now taking an initiative to project Saudi Arabia as a most highlighted destination in the world map of tourism.     As tourism becomes a major driver of the economy of Saudi Arabia …

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  • Asia’s tourism needs to be sustainable for regional growth

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    As revealed by the sixth annual MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index published last September, Bangkok is currently a leading destination city, as determined by international overnight tourist arrivals.   Asian cities including the three cities from ASEAN presently comprise about …

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  • Cuba turns to foreign investment in developing theme park tourism projects

    Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

    According to the Cuban Tourism Ministry, Cuba plans to court foreign investment in the tourism sector with proposed theme parks and water parks.   Some 140 new projects could be included in an updated investment portfolio the government plans to …

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  • Jamaica Tourism Ministry works towards inclusive growth in tourism sector

    Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Jamaica has witnessed record-breaking arrivals and earnings in tourism sector. But this has also raised the question: how to ensure that this tourism success translates into benefits for all citizens in communities across Jamaica. This question has been put up …

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  • Cuba emerges as favourite tourist destination for Costa Ricans

    Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

    With a growth of 72 percent in 2016, Cuba is currently among Costa Ricans’ favourite tourist destination, La Nacion newspaper reported based on statistics from the General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners.   According to the newspaper, the statistics are …

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  • Oman-Qatar discuss tourism ties

    Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

    As part of a call to action, on a previously signed MoU between the Oman Sultanate, represented by the country’s Ministry of Tourism, and Qatar, represented by Qatar Tourism Authority, the latter paid a visit to Oman.   Maithaa bint Saif …

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