Tag: growing tourism

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism
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UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions ... Read More

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels
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Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and KMA Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung (KMA) Group ... Read More

Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019
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Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019

editor editor- May 14, 2019

An iconic red London bus will take centre stage in the UK & Ireland area of WTM London 2019. Buyers looking to ... Read More

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth
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Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

New data released today highlights how the Airbnb community is helping grow tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Thailand and the ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month
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East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors ... Read More

United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service
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United Airlines announces first-ever nonstop New York/Newark-Cape Town service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

United Airlines today announced tickets are now available for purchase for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends
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Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Cebu Pacific airline to fly Shanghai – Cebu 
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Cebu Pacific airline to fly Shanghai – Cebu 

editor editor- March 26, 2019

The Philippines air carrier, Cebu Pacific, will begin regular flights between Shanghai and Cebu starting April 15, 2019 as it ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming
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WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018
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Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

Lufthansa Group expands long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings
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Lufthansa Group expands long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Lufthansa Group will be significantly expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. After the successes ... Read More

GMs of Brooklyn Bridge Marriott and New Yorker Hotel join Board of Hotel Association of NYC
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GMs of Brooklyn Bridge Marriott and New Yorker Hotel join Board of Hotel Association of NYC

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019

The Hotel Association of New York City announced the addition of two new directors today, welcoming hospitality veterans Sam Ibrahim ... Read More

Malta attracts record-breaking 62,185 tourists from US and Canada in 2018
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Malta attracts record-breaking 62,185 tourists from US and Canada in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

Statistics released by Malta’s National Statistics Office for inbound tourism for 2018 show that Malta’s popularity in the North American ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism exceeds its target of 1 million visitors in 2018
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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism exceeds its target of 1 million visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019

Exceeding its target of attracting 1 million visitors by 2018, Ras Al Khaimah reported 1,072,066 visitors from domestic and key ... Read More

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’
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Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

The mayor of Amsterdam has intensified her crusade to change the city's seedy image, criticizing visitors who flock to its ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is
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In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, ... Read More

UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector
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UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

According to the first ever global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS, 47% of respondents think ... Read More

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019
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Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Around 90% of tourism operations in Lombok, Indonesia, are back in business following the devastating earthquakes of August 2018. In ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack
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East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report
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Tourism’s “Invisible Burden”: Major new report

editor editor- January 10, 2019

A new report suggests that wherever it exists, tourism places an “invisible burden” on destinations and their residents. Read More

PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference
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PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has gathered a diverse line-up of thought leaders, innovators and pioneers for the upcoming ... Read More

Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar
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Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

Dubai-based property developer Al Nakhil company is eyeing the Island of Zanzibar to inject its capital into the thriving tourism ... Read More

Degradation of Phuket blamed on rapid development of mass tourism industry
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Degradation of Phuket blamed on rapid development of mass tourism industry

editor editor- June 15, 2013

PHUKET, Thailand - The Senate Standing Committee on Tourism yesterday highlighted a series of issues plaguing Phuket due to the ... Read More

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