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Karnataka government is set to initiate several projects to boost tourism

As Karnataka is set to ease lockdown restrictions, the government is taking up projects across the state to boost tourism. As part of this plan to boost tourism of Karnataka and to increase tourist traffic, monuments at Hampi, the World …

  • State Governor announces $40-million global ad campaign to support revival of NYS tourism

    Published on : Saturday, June 5, 2021

    New York’s Gov. Cuomo announced a new $40 million campaign to promote tourism attractions across all regions of the state through the summer, fall, and winter tourism seasons as the state begins to welcome all visitors – local, national and …

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  • China chalks out new 5-yr plan to boost culture, tourism

    Published on : Saturday, June 5, 2021

    China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism has released the 14th five-year plan for the development of various sectors, laying out the overall requirements, development goals, major tasks and measures for the 2021-2025 period. The plan sets out the major tasks …

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  • Jammu Div Com to promote tourism, winter sports in Kishtwar

    Published on : Saturday, June 5, 2021

    Divisional Commissioner Jammu Dr Raghav Langer visited the far off Sinthan top and Paddar area and inspected various potential tourism destinations there, besides taking first hand appraisal of progress on developmental works. Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Ashok Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, …

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  • Complete online degree to provide tourism industry with sustainable skills

    Published on : Saturday, June 5, 2021

    Beginning in the spring of 2022, FIU will offer a fully online bachelor’s degree in Global Sustainable Tourism that will arm graduates to be champions of sustainability in the ever-dynamic hospitality and tourism industry. With few comparable programme s across …

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  • Polluted beaches and overtourism are factors affecting sustainable tourism

    Published on : Friday, June 4, 2021

    As per a survey of a majority of Indian travelers, polluted beaches and overtourism, followed by single-use plastics and energy inefficiencies, are among the top concerns affecting sustainable tourism. In India, the top practices associated with environment-friendly or sustainable travel …

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  • In Shimla, tourism stakeholders assemble to talk to the state government

    Published on : Friday, June 4, 2021

    On Thursday, before the cabinet meeting, the tourism stakeholders called on Shimla to highlight to the state government the awful condition of the industry in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Industry stakeholders, including hoteliers, taxi operators, travel agents, adventure …

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  • Sarus circuit will soon be a major attraction in Mainpuri

    Published on : Friday, June 4, 2021

    The Mainpuri district located in UP is home to the biggest population of Sarus cranes in India. This place will soon witness a Sarus circuit as a key eco-tourism project. The circuit will have more than a dozen wetlands and …

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  • Azerbaijan re-writes its domestic tourism strategy

    Published on : Friday, June 4, 2021

    In a usual year, domestic tourism accounts for 54 percent of the overall travel economy for Azerbaijan. When coronavirus hit the country, the international borders were closed, for inbound travelers, domestic tourism became crucial like never before. Azerbaijan Tourism Board …

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  • Tourism is welcoming Europeans to start their travel planning once again

    Published on : Friday, June 4, 2021

    The European Travel Commission presented an important promotional campaign ‘Open up to Europe’. It’s expected to play a major role in the reopening of European tourism and recovery of confidence in travel this summer. Before the planned easing of restrictions …

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  • St. Kitts and Nevis open its border to vaccinated travellers

    Published on : Friday, June 4, 2021

    St. Kitts and Nevis has changed its entry guidelines for travelers. Now the country allow only fully vaccinated travelers, effective May 29, according to Timothy Harris, prime minister. There is no timeline as to how long this regulation will be …

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  • Facebook is set to help the SMEs to revive rural tourism in Italy

    Published on : Friday, June 4, 2021

    Yesterday (Thursday), Facebook declared in Italy villages, they’re planning to promote a programme – the digitalization of small and medium-sized businesses in an attempt to help them profit from an expected revival of tourism after the COVID-19 hit. Italy is …

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  • Tunisia lifts quarantine restrictions for vaccinated travellers

    Published on : Friday, June 4, 2021

    Tunisian authorities recently confirmed that the country has decided to remove COVID-19 restrictions for some travellers. It has been announced that the country will no longer require fully-vaccinated travellers, or those who have tested positive for COVID-19 at least six …

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  • Colombia announces ease of restrictions despite third COVID-19 wave

    Published on : Friday, June 4, 2021

    On Thursday, June 3, Colombia announced that it has decided to ease lockdown restrictions despite dealing with a third peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The move is being undertaken in order to restart the economy of the country that has …

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  • Indonesia cancels Haj pilgrimage this year

    Published on : Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Indonesia has cancelled the haj pilgrimage for people in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation for a second year in a row due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the religious affairs minister. For many Indonesians, the religious pilgrimage is a …

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  • Victoria recorded low coronavirus cases

    Published on : Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Australia’s Victoria state reported just three new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, its lowest single-day rise in more than a week, a day after a snap lockdown in the state capital of Melbourne was extended for another week. Australia’s second most …

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  • Egypt tries to draw tourists on basis of new historic findings

    Published on : Thursday, June 3, 2021

    As some European countries reopen to international tourists, Egypt has already been trying for months to attract them to its archaeological sites and museums. Officials are betting that the new ancient discoveries will set it apart on the mid- and …

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  • Tourism bodies unveil €1.5m pan European marketing campaign

    Published on : Thursday, June 3, 2021

    The UK will be one of the first countriesto be targeted by a €1.5 million pan-European tourism marketing campaign that starts in mid-June. Called ‘Open up to Europe’, the campaign will be run by the European Travel Commission (ETC) and …

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  • OECD draws up blueprint for tourism recovery

    Published on : Thursday, June 3, 2021

    OECD ministers have endorsed a new initiative to promote safe international travel during the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative involves a safe travel blueprint and a temporary international cross-sectoral forum for knowledge sharing. The forum will allow governments and stakeholders to …

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  • Coastal Mississippi hosting tourism and hospitality job fair and vaccination initiative

    Published on : Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Next week, Coastal Mississippi is hosting a tourism and hospitality job fair and vaccination initiative. It’s an effort to help replenish and boost the tourism and hospitality workforce before the onset of the busy summer months. All tourism and hospitality …

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  • Tourism Finance Corporation of India recommends final dividend

    Published on : Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Tourism Finance Corporation of India announced that the Board of Directors of the Company at its meeting held on 31 May 2021, among other things, have recommended the final dividend of Rs. 0.8 per equity Share (i.e. 8%) , which …

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