Tourism

  • Tourism campaign planned to attract cruise ships to Great Lakes

    Published on : Thursday, August 30, 2018

    A coalition of government and business groups is kicking off a campaign to attract cruise ships to the Great Lakes.     Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other officials are scheduled to attend an announcement of the “Cruise the Great …

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  • Ramada Park Hall Hotel and Spa closed after legionella bacteria found in water

    Published on : Saturday, August 25, 2018

    The City of Wolverhampton Council has closed the Ramada Park Hall Hotel and Spa until further notice after legionella bacteria was found in water samples.     The Grade II listed 4-star hotel, which has 74 guest rooms, has been …

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  • Portugal welcomes 9.6 million international visitors

    Published on : Wednesday, August 22, 2018

    The tourism revenues of Portugal grew 13.9 percent in the first half of 2018 compared with the same period last year, reaching 6.9 billion euros. The country welcomes 9.6 million international visitors in first half of 2018.     In …

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  • Ohio’s Dayton could get its first dual brand hotel

    Published on : Wednesday, August 22, 2018

    Dayton, Ohio has moved a closer step to get its first ‘dual-brand’ hotel which puts two types of hotels under one roof.     A developer proposes building hybrid-type hotel off South Edwin C. Moses Boulevard that would offer about …

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  • Community based tourism in Bolivia increases its cultural identity

    Published on : Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    Community-based tourism in Bolivia has served to increase its cultural identity among Bolivia’s indigenous communities.     The Deputy Tourism Minister Ricardo Cox said that this travel segment attracts many nature lovers and culture mavens and it helps to reinforce …

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  • Alibaba’s travel arm, Fliggy enters Sri Lanka’s tourism market

    Published on : Monday, August 20, 2018

    The Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will sign an agreement with China’s e-commerce giant, Alibaba’s travel arm, Fliggy, to bring down 1,000 travelers weekly to Sri Lanka for expanding the island’s growing tourism sector.     The Tourism Minister …

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  • Myanmar takes a new turn to delight its travellers

    Published on : Friday, August 17, 2018

    Today after over a century after he wrote this quote, Myanmar retains the power to surprise and delight the travellers. Myanmar was known as Burma prior to 1989; the name was changed during the Military rule. In the year 2015, …

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  • Turkey welcomes 1.91 million Chinese tourists in first half of 2018

    Published on : Friday, August 17, 2018

    The Chinese tourists visiting Turkey in the first six months of this year climbed 91 percent to 191,000, compared to the same period last year.     Turkey, renowned for its cultural treasures as well as its natural beauty, has …

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  • To enhance tourism, Mexico to connect with Maya area by train!

    Published on : Thursday, August 16, 2018

    A railroad that covers 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) across the significant archaeological centers of Mayan culture of Mexico and it will cost approximately $6.259 billion (120 billion pesos). This project of the incoming government is expected to crown years of …

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  • Malaysian tourists cancelling trips to Lombok and Bali due to earthquake

    Published on : Tuesday, August 7, 2018

    Most of the Malaysian tourists are cancelling their Lombok and Bali trip after the popular tropical islands were hit by a magnitude-6.9 earthquake on Sunday.     Mohamad Suhaib, 26, was supposed to leave for Lombok at 4.30pm yesterday with …

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  • Jordan’s Wadi Rum Desert brings transformative travel experiences

    Published on : Monday, August 6, 2018

    Desert destinations have become the front-runner for travellers looking to immerse themselves in authentic and holistic travel experiences. his travel trend is now coming to life in the Wadi Rum Desert, also known as the “Valley of the Moon” situated …

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  • Powerful earthquake rocks Indonesian Island, kills 98

    Published on : Monday, August 6, 2018

    Deadly earthquake of 6.9 magnitude on Sunday has ripped the holiday island of Lombok in Indonesia, killing more than 98 people and wounded 200 people.     The national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said that the earthquake made …

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  • Ancient Roman bath undergoing archaeological work to open its doors for the tourists

    Published on : Saturday, August 4, 2018

    An ancient Roman bath in central Turkey is undergoing archaeological work to open its doors for the tourists. This year, the 2000-year-old Basilica Therma was added to the UNESCO World Heritage tentative list.   Excavation work at the bath located …

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  • Malta tourism rises 17.4 percent in 2018 tourism season

    Published on : Friday, August 3, 2018

    The number of inbound visitors to Malta for the first six months of 2018 has been increased about 1.16 million. It is an increase of 17.4 percent over the same period in 2017, Malta’s National Statistics Office (NSO).   The …

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  • Neelakurinji bloom delay leaves Kerala Tourism in gloom

    Published on : Friday, August 3, 2018

    The monsoon tourism has been gaining popularity in South Indian state Kerala over the years, with an even distribution of rain across the state usually bringing cheer to the sector.   But this time around, the unexpected bouts of downpour …

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  • 26 dead from scorching heat wave in South Korea

    Published on : Friday, August 3, 2018

    The tourists visiting in Caribbean Bay swimming pool yesterday trying to escape the heat in Yongin, South Korea and the images are startling.   The Korean peninsula has been gripped by a scorching heatwave in recent weeks, with dozens of …

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  • North Korea hopes its tourism economy generation from China

    Published on : Friday, August 3, 2018

     North Korea hopes its tourism economy reform with the increase of Chinese tourism.     It is proclaimed shift in national focus to economic development from nuclear arms is prompting cautious optimism across the Chinese border in Dandong, a trading …

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  • India sees 1.6 lakhs cruise tourists in 2017-2018 tourism year

    Published on : Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    There are more than 1.6 lakh people visited India for cruise tourism in 2017-2018.     The Tourism Minister K J Alphons told to the Indian Parliament, that the demand for cruise tourism is rising in a big way.   …

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  • Maryville Tourism Board appoints new officials

    Published on : Saturday, July 28, 2018

    The Maryville Tourism Board elected Josh McKim, Nodaway County Economic Development director, as president to replace Aaron Dobson, former Maryville Parks and Recreation director.     The City of Maryville and the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce have each been …

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  • South India’s Kerala launches first state-run all-woman hotel

    Published on : Friday, July 27, 2018

    A flagship project of the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC), the hotel named ‘Hostess’ will come up within six months at the KTDC complex at the main bus station in the heart of the city, adjacent to the Central Railway …

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