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Storm Dennis: Heavy rain and winds batter in U.K.; hundred evacuated and thousand homes flooded

Storm Dennis forced hundreds of U.K. residents to evacuate their homes and disrupted railways and roads across the country as the experts warned flooding could continue for another three days. The Environment Agency in United Kingdom issued a record number …

  • Move To Franchise Inner West Bus Services A Big Win For Commuters

    Published on : Monday, May 22, 2017

    The Tourism & Transport Forum, Australia’s leading tourism and transport advocacy group, has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement today it will franchise State Transit Authority bus routes across Sydney’s Inner West.   “The NSW Government and Transport Minister Andrew Constance …

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  • Top 10 destinations for summer travel this year – TripAdvisor

    Published on : Monday, May 22, 2017

    TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site, today revealed its 2017 Summer Vacation Value Report, highlighting the top domestic and international destinations for Indian travellers this summer based on booking interest, including the average one-week vacation costs1 for hotels and airfare. …

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  • Dollar gears up for Ramadan and summer with simple and rewarding travels

    Published on : Monday, May 22, 2017

    Customers who want to explore the UAE and experience Arabian hospitality will find Ramadan and summer the best time to do this with Dollar’s offer of 50% discount on rental bookings for up to seven days. Dollar has 26 outlets …

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  • Quintana Roo attracted record number of tourists in 2016

    Published on : Monday, May 22, 2017

    In the year 2016, almost 10 million people arrived in Riviera Maya and Cancun as per the Tourism Secretariat of Quintana Roo.   Travel Agent Central, SEDETUR said that so far this year, this region has observed a rise of …

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  • China tourism investment is expected to reach 1.5 trillion Yuan this year

    Published on : Sunday, May 21, 2017

    The year 2017 is expected to provide immense growth in investment in Chinese tourism as constant upgrades in consumption keeps the sector on the fast track.   The China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) confirmed on Friday that the tourism sector …

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  • Devonne Cornelius becomes the new Tourism Minister for Nevis

    Published on : Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Devonne Cornelius, associated with Gingerland Secondary School has recently been appointed as the new junior tourism minister in Nevis. He will also stand for Nevis in Grenada for the Regional Tourism Youth Congress in coming October. At the Nevis Performing …

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  • NTDC pledges to work with Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Travel

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    For promoting tourism in Nigeria, the Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Folorunsho Folarin – Coker, has vowed to work with the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Travel (ANJET) for marketing of Nigeria tourism.   …

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  • Britons are more welcoming for the visitors from overseas

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    As an aftermath of the Brexit debate, while Britons want to limit the number of migrants coming into the country, they are more than happy to welcome them as tourists. Overseas visitors are also more than happy to visit the UK.   …

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  • Palm Beach County yet to receive tourism push despite Trump visit

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    As per 2017 tax revenues, the free global publicity from President Donald Trump’s frequent Palm Beach visits created massive enhancement in local tourism so far. Money from tourist taxes on Palm Beach County hotel stays faces a slump by 2 …

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  • Delhi to host 1st Greeshm Utsav -2017

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Delhi is all set to organize the 1st Greeshm Utsav -2017, marking celebration of summer in the capital.   Delhi Tourism is hosting ‘GREESHM UTSAV-2017’ in association with the Delhi Kalyan Samiti under the auspices of the Delhi Government at …

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  • Broward County’s international airport, seaport and tourism sector drive local economy

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Broward County’s international airport, seaport and tourism sector are among the leading drivers of the local economy, and in 2016, all enjoyed some intensity of growth.   This year, all three sectors see positive trends in spite of marketplace and …

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  • India moves ahead in UNWTO rankings

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    unwWith NRIs among international tourists, India has leaped 16 places in the revised UNWTO rankings to get the 24th place for 2014 and 2015. As per global ranking, earlier, it was ranked 41st and 40th in 2014 and 2015, respectively. …

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  • The City of Revelstoke is eyeing for a financial support to boost tourism

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    The City of Revelstoke is currently looking for financial contribution for a two-part plan. This plan will look at affordable housing and a new multi-use facility at the golf course that will have the facilities of a climbing gym and …

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  • INDABA 2017 highlights the ideal African Tourism

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    This Thursday evening, Africa’s premier tourism trade show, INDABA came to a close. For the last 20 years, the event is being organized every year in South Africa. It focuses to display an array of tourism products and experiences from …

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  • Fight over the tourism season of Great Skellig

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Very recently, a boatman in Ireland has filed a court case and taken a High Court action against the minister for transport. He along with others brought huge number of visitors to Skellig Michael which is also known as Great …

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  • Indonesia aims to attract more Malaysian tourists in 2017

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Krishna K.U Hannan, Indonesian Embassy’s Minister Counselor (Economic) said that measures are being undertaken to upgrade the tourism infrastructure of Indonesia with an aim to lure more tourists from Malaysia.   Hannan said that the cultural attractions of the country …

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  • Italy bound travellers to face delays for Trump’s visit to Sicily

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    The G7 Summit is all set to begin in Sicily a week from now and the travellers heading for Italy should expect increased security and documentation check. The free-movement Schengen Agreement is being suspended, meaning all airline passengers will go …

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  • China’s biggest mobile payment service launches in Toronto

    Published on : Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Tourism Toronto announced a new strategic partnership with OTT Financial Group that introduces the Chinese mobile payment service, WeChat Pay, into local tourism businesses to boost travel and shopping consumption by Chinese travellers. WeChat is China’s largest mobile messenger app …

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  • The Caribbean Tourism Marketing Conference to take place during June

    Published on : Friday, May 19, 2017

    Caribbean tourism marketers, policymakers and practitioners will be acquainted to the latest specialist tactics and best practices in marketing and brand reputation at the marketing conference during Caribbean Week New York. The event will take place Thursday, June 8, 2017, …

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  • China witnesses boom in cruise tourism

    Published on : Friday, May 19, 2017

    According to the China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association, China’s major port cities witnessed a growing number of inbound and outbound cruise ships in 2016, totaling 1,040.   In 2016, the number of outbound Chinese cruise passengers reached two million …

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