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  • Tourism results for 2016: Moderate decrease in visitor numbers due to difficult general conditions

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    The tourism year 2016 lagged behind the record-breaking year 2015, posting a total of 3.35 million arriving guests and 5.8 million overnight stays. The decreases amount to 2.9 per cent for arrivals and 3.5 per cent for officially recorded overnight …

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  • EAC promotes joint marketing tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Godfrey Kiwanda, the tourism state minister, is all geared up to contribute to the single entry visa program that was introduced way back in 2014. To quote Kiwanda while speaking at the Pearl of Africa tourism expo at the Sheraton …

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  • New Orleans – Now a frontrunner in US tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    According to a traveler, New Orleans is known for its unique attributes. This city can work as a case study for the tourism sector being an absolute ‘melting pot’ with mix of cultures and a thriving business center. Here tourism …

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  • Georgia to host the next WFTGA event

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Georgia has been elected the country to host the next congress of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA). In this event, around 300-500 delegates from 70 countries will gather in Georgia in 2019 to take part. They will …

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  • Tirupati will receive a superlative hospitality varsity sometime soon!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Today Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation confirmed that a first-rate ‘Tourism and Hospitality University’ is about to come up in Tirupati soon. It would be built on Public-Private Partnership basis. The proposed university would spread across 50 acres of land …

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  • Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration & Tourisme Montréal signs prestigious memorandum

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Tourisme Montréal is a tourism mission program headed by Tourism Minister Julie Boulet along with Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration. Thye have jointly announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding recently. For over 30 years, two countries enjoyed a pleasant …

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  • Tourists will now find it easier to traverse Tokyo’s subway maze

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    The metropolitan government of Tokyo had installed its first multiple language ticket-vending machine today. The ticketing machine is accessible on a Toei subway line in order to prepare for yet another influx of visitors from overseas.   The machine is …

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  • More vacationers and increased spending made 2016 a stellar tourism year for Bermuda

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Younger travellers fuelled strong growth in visitor spending, hotel occupancy and vacation air arrivals, part of a successful rebound year for the Bermuda tourism economy in 2016.   Vacationers by air and sea spent $267 million on-island, $41 million more …

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  • Great Barrier Reef reeling from the biggest mass bleaching

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    The heat wave in parts of Australia is projected to have a devastating effect on the Great Barrier Reef also apart from the bush fires, power outages and rise in deaths from heat stress.   Weather experts and scientists fear …

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  • Cruise ship tourism gains popularity in New Zealand South

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    The cruise ship industry is the fastest-growing tourism sector in New Zealand and Southland needs to take advantage of this growing industry to develop its economy.   Warrick Low, Venture Southland tourism and events manager spoke about the growth of …

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  • Oman’s visitor numbers go up by 16% in 2016

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    The tourism and hospitality industry of Oman is gradually gaining in strength with total investment in the sector set to reach $1.17 billion by 2026, as confirmed by the WTTC. As per WTTC, in 2016, there was a yearly increase …

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  • Plans unfold for the UNWTO global conference in Jamaica

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Multi-sectoral planning has started for Jamaica’s hosting the UNWTO historic Global Conference on Building Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism for Development. This major event will take place from November 27 to 29 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St. James. At …

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  • Bavarian Tourism creates a record in tourist inflow

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    As per the data released recently, Bavarian tourism has attracted record number of tourists for the fifth year at a stretch. To quote Ilse Aigner, Economics Minister, ‘’ Never have so many people visited Bavaria. Never have there been so …

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  • The Philippines DOT chief addresses in WTF Istanbul

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    At the recently concluded World Tourism Forum (WTF) Ministerial Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, the message of Filipino Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon T. Teo to other governments issuing travel advisories was ‘Be Fair’. The Department of Tourism (DOT) said that Teo …

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  • Egypt tourism slowly gathering momentum

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    After years of turmoil, tourists are now slowly returning to Egypt. This is gradually normalizing pressure on a sector suffering for long, following 2015 bombing of a plane carrying Russian tourists. According to Egyptian tourism ministry spokeswoman Omaima al-Husseini, “There …

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  • RwandAir and RDB wins award at Pearl of Africa Tourism expo

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    The Pearl of Africa Tourism expo in Kampala, Uganda, ended yesterday. The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and RwandAir won excellence awards. RDB and RwandAir won the best tourism board exhibitor and best airline, respectively. This expo is an annual event …

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  • Global tourism needs to put security as its top priority

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    The World Tourism Forum held last week in Istanbul was marked by pomp and allure, which somehow covered the industry pundits’ anxiety over the declining security confidence among the potential travelers. Considering the global threat, reversing the industry’s fortunes would …

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  • New tourism report shows billion-dollar increase in visitor spending in Nevada

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    The Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) announced a preliminary 2016 report showing increased revenue and employment powered by the travel sector.     The report was announced during the industry’s designated education day at the Nevada State Legislature. Hoteliers, visitor …

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  • First stage of Western Sydney light rail a good step but Olympic Park cannot afford to be forgotten

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the announcement of the route for the first stage of the Western Sydney light rail network but is urging the NSW Government to move quickly in finalising its commitment to extending …

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  • Online visitor visa for Chinese nationals a win for the visitor economy

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has applauded the commencement of online visitor visa applications for Chinese nationals as a positive reform that will help Australia remain competitive in attracting more visitors from this critical growth market.     …

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