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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.

  • Belarus keen on promoting its tourism sector

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Belarus, a country known for long due to its chilly winters, and famously dubbed as the “last dictatorship” in Europe, and former Soviet republic where the KGB is still known as KGB, is thinking sincerely to revamp its tourism sector. …

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  • Iran eye’s the tourism investors of Albania

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Zahra Ahamadipour, Vice-President and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization announced this Sunday in a face-to-face meeting with Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati that Iran is in the process of welcoming Albanian investors in order to boost the …

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  • Experience a skydive over Abel Tasman National Park with Google

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Google Street View has gone sky high over New Zealand with an innovative new use of technology to demonstrate the skydive experience.   New Zealand’s Skydive Abel Tasman is giving clients an insider’s glimpse of the complete skydive experience – …

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  • Irland bitte! Targeting Germans at holiday fair in Stuttgart

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Tourism Ireland in Germany kicks off its busy programme of promotions for 2017 this week – with a strong presence at CMT (Caravan, Motor & Tourism Fair) in Stuttgart. Tourism Ireland is joined at CMT by 14 tourism businesses from …

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  • Unprecedented 86% of Trafalgar definite departures for 2017

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    There’s never been a better time to visit Europe and Britain and now Trafalgar is making it even easier for agents to secure additional 2017 sales to the region. The global leader in guided holidays has confirmed that an unprecedented …

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  • Experience a skydive over Abel Tasman National Park with Google

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Google Street View has gone sky high over New Zealand with an innovative new use of technology to demonstrate the skydive experience.   New Zealand’s Skydive Abel Tasman is giving clients an insider’s glimpse of the complete skydive experience – …

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  • Cologne – part of the #urbanana family of cities

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Cologne Tourist Board will today be presenting the new urban tourism project, #urbanana, at a roadshow with its partners Tourismus NRW, Düsseldorf and the Ruhr Metropolis. As the “Passagen” Interior Design Week kicks off, representatives of the tourism and creative …

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  • Cuba’s Chinese community launch celebrations to welcome arrival of New Lunar Year

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Marking the arrival of the New Lunar Year, the Chinese community in Cuba’s capital Havana this weekend launched celebrations. The New Lunar year falls on January 28.   Havana’s Chinatown, one of the oldest in Latin America, on Saturday hosted …

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  • Nepal needs a tourism improvement for attracting more tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Due to 2015’s devastating earthquake and crippling trade embargo, Nepal’s tourism sector suffered a huge setback. Tourist arrivals dropped considerably that year with only 538,970 foreigners visiting the country. But last year, the sector saw an upscale with foreign tourists …

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  • Melbourne sport tourism drives economic growth for Australia

    Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017

     The measurement of the sport sector’s economic contribution to the broader Australian economy is multi-layered. Melbourne attracts more sporting events than anywhere else in Australia.   Those visiting Melbourne are more likely to watch a sporting event during their stay …

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  • New tourism campaign for Lafourche Parish

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    Lafourche Parish has launched its new tourism brand name and hopes that the world will soon come to know it as “Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou” and check it out. The new tourism campaign was launched by the Bayou Lafourche Area Convention …

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  • Myanmar turns Thitgatoeaing Elephant Camp into conservation camp to woo tourists

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    In an attempt to attract more tourists, Myanmar has turned the Thitgatoeaing Elephant Camp into an elephant conservation camp, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported. The Elephant Camp loacted in in Pathein-South, Myanmar’s Ayayawaddy region.   Among the …

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  • Zimbabwe’s Tourism backed by AU Commission for UNWTO Secretary General post

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    Dr Walter Mzembi, Zimbabwe’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, has been formally endorsed by the African Union (AU) Commission as the continent’s candidate for the post of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General. The AU opines that he has …

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  • Tourism Malaysia to shut down four of its offices abroad

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    Following discontinuation of Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) flights to the cities of the countries involved, at least four Tourism Malaysia offices abroad will be closed this year.   The offices are based in New York, United States; Perth, Australia; Stockholm, …

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  • Belarus keen on promoting its tourism sector

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    Belarus, a country long known for chilly winters, and famously dubbed as the “last dictatorship” in Europe, and former Soviet republic where the KGB is still known as KGB, is thinking astutely in terms of tourism. It’s a country where …

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  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Julian Walker to head up corporate communications

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, today announces the appointment of Julian Walker as Head of Market Communications and PR. Based in London, and reporting into the Strategy and Commerce organization, Julian will have responsibility for market …

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  • Conference on tourism technology in Kochi

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    At the second edition of the international conference on tourism technology scheduled to be held in June in Kochi, increasing significance of technology in tourism industry will be discussed. The three-day event will be organized at the Hotel Le Meridien …

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  • Dr. Mzembi faces stiff competition from other contenders

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    For the impending UNWTO Secretary-General’s post slated for May this year, there are five more candidates joining Zimbabwe’s Dr. Walter Mzembi’s line of contest. He will now have to contest with Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili of Georgia, Marcio Favilla Lucca de …

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  • International conference on sustainable tourism in Jamaica

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    The UNWTO is celebrating 2017 as the year of sustainable tourism. Jamaica will be hosting a major event on this programme – the International Conference on Sustainable Tourism. This event will take place between November 27 and 29 in Montego …

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  • VisitScotland: Harray’s Four Stars

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    A secluded bothy, perched on the edge of Harray Loch on Orkney, has been awarded four stars by VisitScotland.   Renovated from a traditional stone built croft house, Harray’s Little Bothy, was awarded the Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) Award …

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