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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 …

  • Malaysia ready to become 2nd ASEAN country to host World Travel and Tourism Council

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    As part of efforts to introduce the country and propel its economy, Malaysia is ready to become the second ASEAN country to host the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit after Thailand.   Tourism and Culture Deputy Minister,Mas …

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  • Chinese travellers are making a comeback to Malaysia

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    Chinese travellers are making a comeback to Malaysia, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Airlines, Peter Bellew, says. More noteworthy, this recovery is taking place just three years after one of its planes, namely flight MH370, disappeared with 239 passengers on …

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  • ASEAN Single Visa – A major boost for tourism

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    Officials declared on Thursday that a European Union-style single visa for all the Southeast Asian countries is expected to impel tourism, in one of the world’s up-and-coming economic growth centers.   This year, the implementation of the single visa for …

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  • UNWTO conference will be held in Jamaica in November

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    The UNWTO conference scheduled to be held in Jamaica later this year will be discussing the strategies for sustainable development in an industry that contributes heavily to the island’s economy.   The conference, being hosted by the UNWTO, the Jamaican …

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  • Mississippi Gulf Coast tourism figures for 2016

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    For the 2016 fiscal year, the numbers are in for tourism on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.   According to Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast, 6.2 million visitors came to the Coast in 2016. It is an eight percent increase from the …

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  • Eminent speakers address tourism issues at Global Summit in Bangkok

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    Globally, the travel and tourism industry today generates over $7.6 trillion, supporting over 292 million jobs.   The economic power of the travel and tourism industry was highlighted as a driver of three of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals: …

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  • Gulf citizens to receive visa on arrival in Egypt

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    The Minister of Tourism, Egypt, confessed that travelers who have their residence permits in the Gulf will be able to get hold of a visa upon their arrival to Egypt from Monday onward. To quote, Yahya Rashid, Tourism Minister, ‘The …

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  • Foreign visitors spend most in Singapore

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    Though Bangkok is actually the most preferred tourist destination in the Asia-Pacific region, yet it is Singapore where travellers ending the most extravagantly that amounts to nearly $250 per day.   They spend about $145 in Bangkok.   The latest …

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  • Tourism Ireland’s 2017 sales mission to China starts from 24th April

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    Tourism Ireland’s 2017 sales mission to China started on Monday 24th April with a delegation of 17 tourism businesses taking part. In the coming week, companies from Ireland including hoteliers, visitor attractions and destination management companies will meet and negotiate …

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  • ASEAN countries comprise huge potential in tourism and attract visitors

    Published on : Friday, April 28, 2017

    At the World Travel and Tourism Summit 2017 Global Summit today in Bangkok, a panel of speakers consisting of senior officials from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines said that ASEAN countries have the potential to become world’s most sought-after destinations …

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  • Egypt tourism to be back with a bang this year

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    This year, tourism in Egypt is expected to bounce back as the country received relentless blows in the last few years as a result of vehement terrorist attacks inside the country and provincial political turbulences. In 2017, the country will …

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  • UNWTO Secy-Gen Urges Hoteliers Not to Crib About Airbnb

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    The secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Organisation has urged hotel chains to stop complaining about companies such as Airbnb and instead embrace the accommodation phenomenon.   Speaking to the media at the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit …

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  • Andhra Expects Tourism to Attract Investments, Generate jobs

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    The state government of the south Indian state, Andhra Pradesh, has identified tourism as one of the major sectors to attract investments and generate employment.   Several tourism MoUs were signed during the CII partnership summit held earlier this year …

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  • The US, Iceland and other countries are strongly tourism-dependent

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Tourism is a huge industry in Iceland and it actually witnesses more tourists every year than its total population. Of the 136 top economies in the world, Ukraine is the least dependable on tourism with just 1.4% of its gross …

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  • African tourism ministers ask Seychelles government to withdraw candidature of Alain St. Ange

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Tourism ministers from Africa have requested the Seychelles government to withdraw the candidature of its former tourism minister Alain St. Ange to clear the way for Dr. Walter Mzembi, Zimbabwe’s tourism minister for contending for the position of UNWTO Secretary-General. …

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  • Egypt tourism increased by 18 percent in the first-quarter of 2017

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    As per the Egyptian consulate in Saudi Arabia, the total number of visitors holidaying in Egypt from various Gulf States has increased by 18 per cent in the first few months of this New Year. UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman …

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  • 59th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa hosted in Addis Ababa

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, has recently hosted the 59th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa. Held between 18-21 April, the Commission included a top meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa, where regional representatives debated the prospective that the …

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  • Oman gets six esteemed Arab Tourism Oscar Media Awards

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Oman has bagged six Arab Tourism Oscar Media Awards at a function organised by the Arab Tourism Media Center at Rawdat al Bustan Hotel in Dubai. The awards were given to the winners by Mohammed Abu Zaid Mustafa, Sudanese Minister …

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  • Saudi Arabia’s tourism industry turns to Arabian Travel Market this year

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    This year, in Saudi Arabia, Travel and tourism investment will rise by almost 10 percent with equally high level of digital consumption in impending days. Various customer friendly innovations in travel technology are maintaining the industry’s growth by offering travelers …

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  • Dark tourism – bringing the ‘murky’ world of Chernobyl to light!

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    The once murky and ordinary area of Chernobyl in a remote northern corner of Ukraine has become synonymous with the worst case scenario in a nuclear accident. Until the 2011 Fukushima meltdown, Chernobyl was undoubtedly the worst nuclear disaster in …

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