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The World Tourism Day celebration returns to Vizag after 3 years gap

The official Tourism Day celebration programme of Andhra Pradesh government will be hosted in the Vizag, after three years. Though on a low profile this year, on Sunday, the programme would take place at the VMRDA Children’s Arena in Siripuram. …

  • Dimitsana is experiencing a tourism boom

    Published on : Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Dimitsana is experiencing tourism high these days. Its hotels are brimming, its cafes are full, and its footpaths and monasteries are attracting loads of tourists daily. Greeks here are hard at work, running boutique guesthouses, eateries and bars in the …

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  • Zimbabwe to organize Africa Youth in Tourism Conference

    Published on : Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Tourism has recently become one of the strongest drivers in terms of world trade and affluence. Nonetheless, eradication of poverty has still remained one of the supreme challenges that the world is facing. Regardless of the chaotic times of the …

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  • Croatia develops a new tourism plan

    Published on : Saturday, July 1, 2017

    With time, visitors are steadily increasing in Croatia. This year, major tourism companies, according to the Ministry of Tourism, plans to invest at least $571 million on travel sector of this region. Up to $151 million was invested in 2016 …

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  • KTB confirms that visitor arrival this year is up by 10 percent

    Published on : Saturday, July 1, 2017

    KTBAs per Betty Radier, chief executive officer, Kenya Tourism Board or KTB, this financial year experienced 10.6 percent growth in visitor arrival. Ms Radier mentioned that the yielding markets contributed to push the growth of the industry such as the …

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  • Newfoundland icebergs luring ‘unbelievable’ number of tourists

    Published on : Saturday, July 1, 2017

    People of various portions of Newfoundland might be growing perturbed due to the giant blocks of ice blocking their waterways this late into the year.   But then, the icebergs of this region have tourism operators and local businesses flourish …

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  • Cambodia tourism industry allures more Russian tourists

    Published on : Saturday, July 1, 2017

    The Cambodian Tourism Ministry has focused the importance of tourism services and investment opportunities to Russia, with the hope to attract more tourists and investments to Cambodia.   The country is planning to attract a bigger share of the 30 …

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  • Japan witnessed a record 7.86 million hotel stays in April

    Published on : Saturday, July 1, 2017

    In April, Japan had witnessed an overwhelming number of tourist arrivals with as many as 7.86 million hotel and inn stays owing to the Easter holidays and the cherry blossom season, according to the Japan Tourism Agency who confirmed the …

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  • Mr Balala wants to reorganize the ministry of tourism

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Three parastatals under the management of Ministry of Tourism may be eliminated very soon if proposals put forwards by Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala are accepted. Mr Balala and his Treasury counterpart Henry Rotich have presented a National Tourism Blueprint 2030 …

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  • Increase of Russian tourists in Turkey in May this year

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Russian tourists visiting Turkey soared by 1.384 percent in May this year compared to the same month last year, pushing up total foreign arrivals to the country.   According to data released by the Tourism Ministry, 608,472 Russians visited Turkey …

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  • Argentina gradually emerging as a popular destination for foreign tourists

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Argentina, land of the tango, gauchos and good wine, is also becoming a favorite with tourists.   Foreign visitors, who pay for their lodging with an international debit or credit card and not cash, now receive a direct and automatic …

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  • Secretary Tourism Department called for meeting to counteract negative perception about J & K

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Mr. M. H. Malik, Secretary Tourism Department, called for making intensive hard work to counterbalance negative observation about Jammu & Kashmir to bolster tourism adding that the sector holds a crucial place in promotion of people-to-people contact.   Late this …

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  • A guidance to entrepreneurial success

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Behind a ‘successful’ tourism entrepreneur, there remains several unsuccessful years and countless sleepless nights.   The University of Surrey investigated into pioneering entrepreneurs starting to work in tourism has found that in some of the first undertaken analysis, how they …

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  • Cebu tourism expects a major boost up in 2018

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Next week, Provincial authorities anticipate a major boost in Cebu’s tourism industry as all the senior ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or better known as Asean once again organize a meeting in the province on July 1–7. …

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  • Anchor Land Holdings Inc. goes into tourism

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Anchor Land Holdings Inc. or ALHI is gradually debuting into tourism and dormitory development, expanding its revenue stream in the upcoming years. This upscale property developer improved its capital spending for this year amounting to P8-billion against last year’s P5-billion …

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  • 3,000 Chinese travelers to Malaysia canceled their trips

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    The annulment of trips by 3,000 Chinese travelers to Malaysia made the tourism department of the country quite concerned. It was reported that it happened due to a new tax the country is all geared up to impose on tourists. …

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  • Kozhikode awaiting its new tourism policy

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    The tourist guidance mechanism in the Kozhikode city is often conferred as deficient as majority of the visitors get no idea of where to go and how to go. Greater part of the cultural and historic landmarks has not been …

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  • Sidhu confirms that Punjab soon to have its own tourism policy

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Very soon, Punjab government will be structuring a tourism policy, as confirmed today by the Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu. Places of religious, cultural and historical importance in the state will be identified to convert those spots into centers …

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  • New local standard in Shanghai for operation and service of Huangpu River cruises

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Shanghai has issued a new local standard regarding the operation and service of Huangpu River cruises. It covers the port terminal and guide services. The standard aims to further improve the port facility and service quality of cruise tours on …

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  • Ireland voted ‘Best European Destination’ for groups – at The Group Travel Awards in London

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    Ireland has triumphed at The Group Travel Awards in Britain, after being voted Best European Destination – beating off stiff competition from other destinations like Belgium, Germany, Iceland and Malta to claim the title. The award was presented to representatives of Tourism Ireland …

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  • Icelanders chill out in Northern Ireland!

    Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017

    A group of travel agents and travel writers from Iceland is visiting Northern Ireland this week as guests of Tourism Ireland, Tourism NI and Icelandair. They flew in to Belfast City Airport on the new Icelandair flight from Reykjavik.   Aileen Hickey, Tourism Ireland’s Manager …

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