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Phuket virus case increase risks reopening of borders

Eruption in corona virus cases in Phuket, Thailand’s first tourism hotspot to relinquish quarantine for vaccinated foreign visitors is causing to foil the experiment and is acting as a model for other tourism-dependent nations regarding reopening borders. The resort island …

  • New Zealand travel agents pay a visit

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    A group of travel agents from New Zealand has been enjoying an action-packed visit around Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Qatar Airways.   The aim of the visit was to showcase some of the …

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  • Spectacular new ultra-luxury lakeside villa revealed at Wanaka

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    New Zealand luxury accommodation and experiences company, MajorDomo has added a spectacular new ultra-luxury villa – Piwakawaka Point near Wanaka – to its collection of high-end holiday homes. In an alpine lakeside setting, Piwakawaka Point will provide a grand holiday …

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  • Antarctic tourism booms, but at a price

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    Tourism in the region of Antarctic is currently booming and tourist numbers are much higher as compared to before since the original huts from the Heroic Era proving to be an increasing attraction.   During the late 1980’s as many …

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  • Agra and Delhi tourism alarmed for “gas chamber” pollution

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    As Delhi became the “gas chamber” of pollution, Agra is not left behind. For this pollution, Agra tourism is alarmed as the pollution reached at hazardous levels.     On Thursday morning, the pm 2.5 contents of the air was …

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  • Travel industry experts condemn ‘unfair’ London tourist tax

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    The British Hospitality Association has fiercely spoken against the implication of London tourism tax.     Speaking at London’s World Travel Market this week, Ufi Ibrahim, chief executive of the British Hospitality Association (BHA), said the idea was one ‘that …

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  • Spectacular New Ultra-Luxury Lakeside Villa Revealed At Wanaka

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    New Zealand luxury accommodation and experiences company, MajorDomo has added a spectacular new ultra-luxury villa – Piwakawaka Point near Wanaka – to its collection of high-end holiday homes.   In an alpine lakeside setting, Piwakawaka Point will provide a grand …

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  • Birmingham partners with VisitBritain to attract global travellers

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    VisitBritain has announced a partnership with Birmingham and the surrounding areas to promote more of England’s regions to overseas visitors.   The three-year partnership is a joint initiative with Birmingham Airport, the West Midlands Growth Company, Shakespeare’s England and Marketing …

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  • Maui county tourism brings strategic plan for 2017 to 2026

    Published on : Friday, November 10, 2017

    According to the “Maui County Tourism Industry Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2026,” the county’s economic dependence on tourism is the highest in the state, with 51 percent of jobs directly associated with tourism. Visitors spent about $4 billion in …

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  • Chile shows positive performance in tourism in recent years

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    In the recent years, Chile has had a very positive performance in terms of the tourist arrivals. In the past decade, international tourism arrivals to Chile have gone up 150% on an average.   In 2016, Chile’s regional market share …

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  • Odisha tourism in London WTM 2017

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    At the World Travel Market 2017, Odisha Tourism had taken part which concluded in London this Wednesday.   To display the state’s tourism products at the event, a special kiosk was created. Few key highlights of the Odisha kiosk included …

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  • Alberta First Nations anticipate tourism to strengthen their fundamental

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Tourism position full in Fulton First Nations assembled at a conference on Tsuut’ina land are expecting Indigenous tourism to turn into a thriving industry in Alberta.   This week, the International Indigenous Tourism Conference is taking place, welcoming groups and …

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  • Wyoming tourism contemplates a new tax for funding its promotional efforts

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    A legislative panel is thinking about a new tax to fund Wyoming’s tourism promotion efforts.   The Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee is coming up with a bill that would impose a 1 percent tax at hotels, restaurants, bars and other …

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  • Turkey’s tourism minister expects revenue to grow in 2018

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Turkey’s tourism sector expects to see revenues grow to $30 billion in 2018, assisted by planned new incentives for tour operators and rising visitor numbers. The country’s tourism minister, Numan Kurtulmus, said this yesterday.   Increased security fears following an …

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  • Role of private sector in tourism

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    The assessment of Agnes Magpale, Cebu Vice Governor explains that the provincial tourism program named “Suroy Suroy sa Sugbo” is not yet fully geared up to be turned over to the private sector, especially to the Cebu Association of Tourist …

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  • City Council educated over the role of tourism in economy

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    On Monday night, the Healdsburg City Council had just started to talk about how to approach marketing in terms of tourism in the community when members at City Hall expressed their feelings.   “People in this community have their businesses …

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  • Cabinet passes the draft law to create National Tourism Council

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    The Cabinet has recently permitted a draft law in order to create the National Tourism Council. This is anticipated to offer a major boost to the tourism of Qatar through a multi-pronged approach.   Also, the weekly Cabinet meeting gave …

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  • Extraordinary growth in travel destroys Irish tourism

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    In Europe, Dubrovnik, Porto, Barcelona, and the Cliffs of Moher are few attractive tourism locations of this continent. Side by side, these places are also turning out to be immensely overcrowded. Besides, this has implications for the industry and policymakers …

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  • Greetings to all the winners of 2017 Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence!

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    On Tuesday, November 7th, the annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala were hosted at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. The Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence identify the developments and achievements of tourism industry by felicitating organizations along …

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  • County Leitrim starts its tourism drive at the largest travel fair of the world for 2018

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    In order to negotiate and switch over important contracts for upcoming 2018, many Irish companies will hold lots of meetings with British and international tour operators. As per the estimation of the Organizers, at last year’s WTM, around £3 billion’s …

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  • More Restrictions by US Government for Cuba curbing tourism business

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    The United States Government had issued tighter regulations on travel trade with Cuba government curbing the airlines, hotels and other transportation services, making the crisis in the tourism market of Cuba . The tight regulations for Americans to visit Cuba …

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