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Uzbekistan set to resume domestic tourism activities

Uzbekistan has decided to resume domestic tourism activities in the country once again starting June 1.

  • Singapore PM says ASEAN joint effort can increase tourist numbers

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    The ASEAN hopes to increase its international tourist arrivals by 10% to 121 million, as said by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday at the ASEAN Tourism Forum held at the Shangri-La Hotel. Mr. Lee also suggested three ways …

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  • Indonesia sets ways to attract foreign visitors vacationing in Thailand

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Keen to gain benefit from Thailand’s tourism sector, Indonesia sets ways to attract foreign visitors vacationing in Thailand. The latter welcomed over 30 million ones throughout last year.   To address the aim, Indonesia would extensively promote its tour destinations …

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  • Sri Lanka appoints senior official as tourism consultant to attract European tourists

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Eyeing to attract more European tourists, the Sri Lankan government has appointed a senior official as a tourism consultant to focus especially on the European continent, China’s Xinhua news agency reported quoting officials as saying on Thursday.   Tourism Minister …

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  • Malaysia to participate in South Asian Tourism and Travel Exchange to be held in India

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    The South Asian Tourism and Travel Exchange (SATTE) show to be held in New Delhi will welcome a total of 14 Malaysian exhibitors.   A Tourism Malaysia spokesperson said the Selangor and Penang state tourism promotion boards would also be …

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  • Macao hotel occupancy rate on the rise

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Macao registered an average occupancy rate 82 percent to 84 per cent in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 1 to 3 percentage points, Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) revealed.   There are 113 hotel establishments in Macao supplying a total …

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  • Macao attracts over 30 million tourists in 2016

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Macao welcomed 30.95 million tourists in 2016, with overnight-stay visitors exceeding same-day visitors, the special administrative region’s tourism office said on Wednesday.   Macao’s total visitor arrivals in 2016 reached a record of 30.95 million, up by 0.8 per cent …

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  • Curacao, Airbnb ink agreement to promote tourism

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    In order to promote Curacao as a top class tourist destination, the country has entered into an agreement with Airbnb. The agreement was signed by Curacao’s minister of economic development, Eugene Rhuggenaath, and the minister of finance, Kenneth Gijsbertha, on …

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  • Visit ASEAN@50 tourism campaign launched in Singapore

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    In a bid to promote ASEAN as a single, unified travel destination, the Visit ASEAN@50 tourism campaign was launched in Singapore on Wednesday.   The campaign was launched by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. At the opening of the …

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  • Perthshire Tourism Partnership focuses on welcoming Chinese visitors

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    As a key member of the public private Perthshire Tourism Partnership, Perth & Kinross Council is supporting a Perthshire Tourism Business Briefing asking delegates if they are ‘China Ready?’ on Thursday 19 January 2017 in Birnam Arts Centre.   Part …

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  • Bulgarian tourism minister takes part in FITUR 2017

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Nikolina Angelkova, the Bulgarian outgoing minister for tourism participated in the ceremony on declaring 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development under the UNWTO. The event was marked by a formal reception organized by HM King Felipe …

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  • Morocco highlights its tourism offerings at FITUR

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    At the 37th edition of the International Tourism Fair in Madrid, which is known as FITUR 2017, the diversity and richness of the Moroccan tourism has been displayed. The fair was inaugurated yesterday with participation from exhibitors, professionals and tourism …

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  • International tourism trade fair takes off in Madrid

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    The international tourism trade fair was opened by King Felipe of Spain in Madrid yesterday. Spain is enjoying record number of visitors. This international tourism fair showcases destinations worldwide along with boosting the finances of the host city. According to …

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  • Asia sees major growth in 2016 world tourism numbers

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Number of international tourists increased by 4% worldwide to 1.2 billion last year with Asians traveling more. However, security fears and terror attacks hit visitor figures in Europe. This was said by the WTO. Those living in Asia and on …

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  • Note on Republic Day calls for a mini vacation on behalf of Cox & Kings

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    New Year’s first long weekend, the republic day weekend is fast approaching and people in the city have started packing their bags for a mini vacation. A set of travellers doesn’t like year-end crowd at the tourist places and avoids …

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  • First Plenary Meeting of the Application of Macao, China for the UNESCO Creative Cities

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    The Application of Macao, China for the UNESCO Creative Cities Network Committee (“Macao’s Application Committee”) conducted the first plenary meeting at the Tourism Activities Centre today (19 January). The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture and the Chairman of the …

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  • First Plenary Meeting of the Application of Macao

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    The Application of Macao, China for the UNESCO Creative Cities Network Committee conducted the first plenary meeting at the Tourism Activities Centre today . The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture and the Chairman of the Macao’s Application Committee, Alexis …

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  • Tourism Montreal Launches Phase 2 Of Its Sorry Camaingn

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Tourisme Montréal has just launched Phase 2 of its Sorry campaign in Toronto and New York. The campaign message is delivered with a warm and friendly tone by the voice of the celebrated actor and native Montréaler William Shatner.   …

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  • TravelBound Offers Travel Agents Wave Season Incentives

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    TravelBound, the leading supplier of fully independent travel (FIT) to destinations around the globe, is offering special savings on pre-and post-cruise stays in some of the most popular cruise ports around the world now through March during Wave Season. Travel …

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  • 500,000 GB and French holidaymakers to read all about Northern Ireland

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    A top French travel writer and food bloggers from GB have been visiting Northern Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Tourism NI. They were here to attend a special Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink 2016 …

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  • Celebrate Chinese New Year of the Rooster on Al Maryah Island

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Welcome the Year of the Rooster this Chinese New Year with a colorful program of Far Eastern performances and activities on Al Maryah Island this January.  From Chinese dragon dances, to an exciting food market, the island will be packed …

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