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Tourism ministers of Israel and Bahrain hold publicly acknowledged phone call for possible travel packages

For the first time, the tourism ministers of Israel and Bahrain held a publicly acknowledged phone call on Thursday discussing possible ventures including three-way travel packages concerning the United Arab Emirates. The conversation between Israel’s Asaf Zamir and Bahrain’s Zayed …

  • Terror attacks couldn’t impact Spanish tourism

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    The visitor number might get impacted due to the attacks in Catalonia. However the industry experts suggest that European countries which experienced jihadist violence went through a brief effect whatsoever. The tourism professionals pointed out that cancellation, early departures, and …

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  • Oregon becomes a hotspot due to the solar eclipse

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    Large number of tourists has been found recently inserting pins to earmark their hometown on a big map hanging from a barn wall. The pins indicate the globe, exactly from Botswana to Barrie, Ont., which is where Marc Francis sticks …

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  • Tactical Tourism Campaign of $2m to be introduced in Perth

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    Very soon, a $2 million ‘tactical’ tourism campaign will be launched in Perth, capital of Western Australia to target fill the empty hotel rooms by persuading the probable visitors as the city cannot be described as an expensive holiday destination …

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  • Edmund Bartlett to send a team this week to Google, Airbnb & Uber for strategic meetings

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    The meetings take place alongside creating and launching new products and developing new partnerships, the two of the five planned approaches of the tourism minister. To quote Edmund Bartlett, “I know that many people fear the potential impact that technology-driven …

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  • Tourism Ireland adds scenes from “Eastwatch” to its Game of Thrones tapestry

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    It’s week six of Tourism Ireland’s Game of Thrones campaign which is rolling out around the world to coincide with season 7, showcasing Northern Ireland to millions of fans. Tourism Ireland has released another time-lapse videoof the weaving of the latest section of …

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  • 3+ million to see promotion for Ireland’s Ancient East in Britain

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    Tourism Ireland has teamed up with Stena Line and Rosslare Europort once again, to promote Ireland’s Ancient East and, in particular, counties Wexford, Waterford and Kilkenny. A joint campaign – supported by Wexford, Waterford and Kilkenny County Councils – is …

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  • Conrad Macao Launches ‘PINK Inspired 2017’

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    Conrad Macao, Cotai Central will once again launch its ‘PINK Inspired 2017’ campaign with a series of PINK experiences and collectibles throughout October, in support of Hong Kong Cancer Fund’s Pink Revolution, an annual campaign that raises awareness and funds …

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  • Targeting the Diaspora in Milwaukee

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    The 37th annual Milwaukee Irish Fest – the largest celebration of Irish culture and heritage in the United States – took place in Wisconsin over the weekend. With a huge audience of about 150,000 visitors, the four-day festival was an ideal …

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  • Barcelona plans to remove illegal tourist rentals

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    Barcelona is planning to hire dozens of new inspectors who would help to look into the illegal holiday rentals of this popular holiday destination. The Spanish tourism hub seeks to enforce a licensing regime for people using sites such as …

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  • New team to lead on tourism in Scottish Borders

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    The Scottish Borders Tourism Partnership (SBTP) announced a new Chair and management committee as it sets out its plans to become the leading voice for the tourism sector in the region.     It comes at a pivotal point for …

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  • Dutch economy strongly depending on travel sector

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    The Dutch economy is growing more and more dependent on the travel industry. Since 2010, tourist spending in the Netherlands increased by 27 percent. Last year the tourism sector generated an added value of 24.8 billion Euros to the Dutch …

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  • Israel eyes on more Indian tourists’ influx

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    Israel Tourism is looking for the steady growth of arrivals of the tourists from India next year, with more than 1 lakh tourists.   Tourism in Israel has been very focused in tourism promotions in India through different travel shows …

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  • State Government of Kerala to plan for Responsible Tourism

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    Kerala Tourism is now gearing up to introduce the responsible tourism across the state.   This project- Responsible Tourism Mission was pitched in the month of July and the state government gave the administrative sanction to steer up the Responsible …

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  • US tourists spend 70% more in Britain post-Brexit sterling drop

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    The dramatic drop in the valuation of the British pound post-Brexit has triggered a massive rise in spending by American travellers in the United Kingdom.   Visitors from the U.S. has spend about 70% more in the initial six months …

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  • Cork sees a decrease in visitors from Britain

    Published on : Sunday, August 20, 2017

    A survey conducted by Cork Chamber of Commerce found that 77% of the respondents endorsed the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) call for a €12m annual fund to minimize the Brexit effect on tourism. West Cork has always seen a …

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  • The Summit 2017 mentions the name of the important speakers

    Published on : Sunday, August 20, 2017

    According to the recent announcement of the agency, an important address for the impending Global Tourism Summit produced by the Hawaii Tourism Authority will target responsible tourism.   Olof Yrr Atladottir, the director general of the Icelandic Tourist Board and …

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  • SA tourism aims for sustainable and world-class coastal and marine tourism

    Published on : Sunday, August 20, 2017

    The South African Cabinet has approved the coastal and marine tourism implementation plan. It will be spearheaded by the Department of Tourism.   Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa said in a statement that the aim was “to grow a world-class and …

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  • First half of 2017 sees Chinese outbound tourism grow by more than 7.4%

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    In the first half of 2017, Chinese outbound tourism grew by +7.4% to almost 69 million, as per the latest China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) statistics.   However, COTRI said that if the slow growth of just +1% year-on-year …

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  • Trinidad and Tobago tourism ministry makes fresh arrangements to perk up local tourism

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    The common people and tourism stakeholders are suggested that the Tourism Development Company (TDC) has, without any discrimination, ceased its operations. From August 21st, 2017, Monday, the Ministry of Tourism will administer the below listed portfolios of tourism formerly under …

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  • China-Russian border experiences flourishing tourism

    Published on : Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Manzhouli, a sub-prefecture level city located close to the border of China-Russia recently came in news as few tourists experienced flying across the expansive grassland of Hulun Buir, diving and going underneath Lake Baikal and somehow dodging the roaring bears …

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