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WTTC praises tourism recovery of North America ahead of other destinations

According to the latest reports by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the recovery of North America’s travel & tourism sector has soared ahead of many other regions of the world. With recovery taking place faster than expected, its …

  • Religious tourism agreement signed in Timor-Leste

    Published on : Friday, May 24, 2019

    Religious heads in Timor-Leste have decided to help in developing religious tourism with the objective of developing the local economy and people’s livelihoods while also help them to raise their faith.   The Southeast Asian nation has been depending immensely …

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  • Goa Tourism Department receives five bids for beach-cleaning project

    Published on : Friday, May 24, 2019

    Goa tourism department has received five bids for a beach cleaning tender that was floated a while ago. Friday was the last day to receive bids.   The department which has been presently using the services of Drishti Lifesaving until …

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  • Tourism revenues boost Egyptian pound

    Published on : Friday, May 24, 2019

    Significant inflows in the tourism and energy sectors helped the Egyptian pound hit a two-year high on Thursday, bucking a downtrend among emerging market.   According to a Central Bank average of all bids and offers, the pound traded at …

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  • Tourism needs rethinking for a sustainable future

    Published on : Friday, May 24, 2019

    It is a known fact that tourism today has a problem which needs serious consideration. Industry experts are debating over overtourism, peak tourism and tourism phobia.   Cities like Barcelona, Venice and Dubrovnik are witnessing criticism against imposed forms of …

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  • Tourism is the heart of New Zealand’s economy with spending figures reaching record high

    Published on : Friday, May 24, 2019

    Tourism is the heart of New Zealand’s economy with daily spending figures reaching a record high.   The International Visitor Survey report (IVS) shows that every year, international visitors are spending $11.2 billion on holiday in New Zealand.   “New …

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  • CEGA expands medical team to meet demand from travel and international health insurers

    Published on : Thursday, May 23, 2019

    Assistance, claims and travel risk management provider CEGA, a Charles Taylor company, has added two new doctors to its in-house medical team; enhancing its global provision for travel and international health insurers.   Dr Fiona Gillespie and Dr Chris Busuttil, …

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  • Province supporting local economies and creating jobs

    Published on : Thursday, May 23, 2019

    Ontario’s government for the people is working to drive local tourism and create jobs by investing more than $1.7 million in cultural tourism events that will help drive tourism spending in communities across the province.   Through the Ontario Cultural …

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  • This year, Caribbean nation intends to attract 5 million visitors!

    Published on : Thursday, May 23, 2019

    The fight for the economic future of Cuba is being waged on its beaches and at its grand resorts, dive sites and cobblestoned colonial plazas.   As majority of the economy of Cuba stagnates, the country has introduced a full-scale …

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  • Papua New Guinea experiences rise in tourism

    Published on : Thursday, May 23, 2019

    The recent study indicates that there were around 95,000 visitors coming by air in Papua New Guinea, PNG, in 2018. They generated more than PGK $690 million (USD$205 million) of spending flowing into the country’s economy.   In 2018, these …

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  • In Germany, tourism industry players market the MICE industry of Kenya!

    Published on : Thursday, May 23, 2019

    IMEX is a yearly world exhibition for Meetings, Incentives Travel, Conventions and Events (MICE), which was inaugurated on Tuesday 21st, 2019. It is a three-day event with more than 150 countries participating.   The Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), the …

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