Tag: Department of Tourism

Dubai College of Tourism launches new training initiatives
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Dubai College of Tourism launches new training initiatives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), a vocational education institution established as part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing ... Read More

Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI
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Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI

editor editor- May 27, 2019

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Awards established the awards to recognize excellence in order to ... Read More

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility
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PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders
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PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA ... Read More

African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling
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African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The South African Deputy Minister of Tourism, Honorable Elizabeth Thabethe in partnership with  African Tourism Board represented by Vice president ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market
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GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open
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Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, ... Read More

Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin
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Expression of interests launched for new carrying-capacity studies for La Digue, Mahe and Praslin

editor editor- April 24, 2019

The Seychelles Ministry for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine have recently launched 2 expression of interests for carrying capacity ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023
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Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 17, 2019

Following the consultative process to review and update the Tourism Master Plan 2012-2020 in May 2018, it was seen necessary ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit
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Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments
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Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

On Wednesday, March 13, members of the Brand USA board of directors convened for a quarterly meeting in Washington, DC ... Read More

Saint Lucia expects to welcome over 140K cruise tourists in March 2019
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Saint Lucia expects to welcome over 140K cruise tourists in March 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

The Month of March is expected to be a record-breaking period in Saint Lucia’s cruise sector. Between Friday March 1, ... Read More

Hainan Airlines connects capital of China’s Hainan Province and Japan’s second-largest city
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Hainan Airlines connects capital of China’s Hainan Province and Japan’s second-largest city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019

A direct air route was launched between Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, and Osaka, Japan's second-largest city. It ... Read More

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018
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Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

According to the latest data released today by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Dubai hosted 15.92 ... Read More

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched
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First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa ... Read More

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019
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Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign visitors in 2018, and the Philippine Department of Tourism saying it is aiming for 8.2 ... Read More

Oceana cruise liner arrives to Dubai on its maiden voyage in Arabian Gulf
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Oceana cruise liner arrives to Dubai on its maiden voyage in Arabian Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Dubai Cruise Tourism, a department of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), along with its public and ... Read More

Dubai Tourism elevates customer service training
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Dubai Tourism elevates customer service training

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), a department of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), continues to evolve ... Read More

Guyana  Visitor Arrival : 16% increase
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Guyana Visitor Arrival : 16% increase

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travellers. As of December 31st, 2018, Guyana recorded a total ... Read More

Training for small tourism establishment owners and managers on La Digue
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Training for small tourism establishment owners and managers on La Digue

editor editor- January 29, 2019

The Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) has organised a third training for ... Read More

Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers
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Dubai Tourism drops PRO card fee for hotels, tour companies and event organizers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

Dubai Tourism has waived a mandatory requirement for hotel establishments, tourism companies and event organizers to obtain a Public Relations ... Read More

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism
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Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

The PRO card was a mandatory requirement for conducting travel industry transactions in Dubai such as requests for permits and approvals ... Read More

Cayman Islands breaking tourist records
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Cayman Islands breaking tourist records

editor editor- January 26, 2019

The Cayman Islands has maintained its market share with another year of record-breaking statistical arrivals. Read More

Angkor in Cambodia booming with 2.6 million international visitors in 2018
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Angkor in Cambodia booming with 2.6 million international visitors in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia located in Cambodia's northern province of Siem Reap. ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Incredible growth in arrivals in 2018
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Cayman Islands: Incredible growth in arrivals in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 410,984 stayover visitors in the first eleven months of 2018. This represents an ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway
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Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Da Nang, Vietnam, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency ... Read More

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report
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Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018

The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81% from 1.6 million in 2018 to ... Read More

Destination Coorg, the Scotland of India on the Road to promote Domestic Tourism
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Destination Coorg, the Scotland of India on the Road to promote Domestic Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

Destination Coorg presents a rural district in the southwest Indian State of Karnataka. Coorg is not just known for its ... Read More

Philippines targets 10 million international visitors by 2016
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Philippines targets 10 million international visitors by 2016

editor editor- June 24, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT), in partnership with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) – Dr. Andrew ... Read More

Philippines to pitch diving as leisure activity for foreign tourists
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Philippines to pitch diving as leisure activity for foreign tourists

editor editor- April 22, 2013

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 will intensify its marketing campaign for various tourism products of the ... Read More

A fun campaign made in the Philippines
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A fun campaign made in the Philippines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2012

MANADO (eTN) - How does a country which basically offers the same ingredients as its neighbors, with limited funds for ... Read More

Philippines wants more Korean tourists
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Philippines wants more Korean tourists

editor editor- December 26, 2011

MANILA, Philippines — Inspired by the influx of over 750,000 Korean visitors in the first 10 months of the year, ... Read More

Philippine president orders tourism slogan changed
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Philippine president orders tourism slogan changed

editor editor- November 22, 2010

MANILA - Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the Department of Tourism (DOT) to come up with a better ... Read More

Georgia Department of Tourism implements OpenTravel CRM™
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Georgia Department of Tourism implements OpenTravel CRM™

editor editor- September 17, 2008

(September 16, 2008) – The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) has implemented OpenTravel CRM - CVB Edition™ for its ... Read More