Tag: lure

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 7, 2019 02:11 0

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. The Korean War took place ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 21:20 0

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you find a piece of America ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 08:06 0

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country that has turned to tourism ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:40 0

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line returns to Tahiti with the ... Read More

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

editor editor- April 3, 2019 19:49 0

The Anguilla Tourist Board is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of international artists scheduled to appear at the 8th annual Anguilla Lit Fest, taking ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42 0

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the corner. It is the perfect ... Read More

Kerala mounts campaign to lure domestic tourists

Kerala mounts campaign to lure domestic tourists

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 30, 2019 02:06 0

Kerala, the southern state in India, has mounted a campaign to get more domestic tourists to the State, which was hit by floods last year ... Read More

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:35 0

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big plans to become a Boracay type ... Read More

Penang on a mission to lure Indian tourists

Penang on a mission to lure Indian tourists

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 15, 2019 00:04 0

The lesser-known region of the Penang state in Malaysia is going all out to increase footfalls and visits from Indian tourists. Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign

Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 07:20 0

The Honduras Institute of Tourism (IHT) announced today its newest tourism campaign that showcases the broad diversity of the country and all it offers international ... Read More

Chinese tennis superstar lures Asian tourists to Australia

editor editor- January 17, 2012 07:14 0

The success of Chinese tennis superstar Li Na in Australia has started a boom in Asian visitors that could be "more valuable than Oprah" for ... Read More

Australian gambling resorts bet heavily on tourism

Australian gambling resorts bet heavily on tourism

editor editor- December 23, 2011 09:01 0

Australian gambling resorts are spending heavily to attract international tourists, but competition from Macau, Singapore and further afield is intense. Read More

Latin America: Chinese tourists wanted

Latin America: Chinese tourists wanted

editor editor- September 28, 2011 09:16 0

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Maria Jose Martinez Waldner grew up speaking Spanish and English at her home in Buenos Aires. Read More

Japan aims to lure more Chinese tourists, relaxes visa rules

Japan aims to lure more Chinese tourists, relaxes visa rules

editor editor- July 2, 2010 01:46 0

TOKYO - The Japanese government on Thursday relaxed visa rules applicable to Chinese nationals to encourage more tourists to visit and help boost the nation's ... Read More

Official: Casinos will not draw more tourists to Saipan

Official: Casinos will not draw more tourists to Saipan

editor editor- June 24, 2010 04:18 0

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — Legalizing casino gambling in Saipan wouldn't necessarily draw more tourists, according to a Japan-based tourism official for the Commonwealth of ... Read More

Malaysia vying to lure Bangkok-bound tourists

Malaysia vying to lure Bangkok-bound tourists

editor editor- May 17, 2010 03:42 0

PUTRAJAYA: The Tourism Ministry is working closely with local and foreign tour operators to lure Malaysian and foreign tourists looking to cancel their trips to ... Read More

Nicosia annual beer festival aims to draw tourists

editor editor- May 12, 2010 03:09 0

Cyprus’s capital Nicosia aims to attract tourists away from the more favored coastal resorts by staging an annual beer festival, organizers said. Read More

Jamaica’s newest tourism spiel: Reggae, beaches and Jews

Jamaica’s newest tourism spiel: Reggae, beaches and Jews

editor editor- March 10, 2010 03:05 0

KINGSTON, Jamaica — This island nation boasts miles of pristine beaches, reggae music and the Western hemisphere's largest butterfly. Now, it's promoting a new asset ... Read More

South Florida officials hope to lure Chinese visitors

South Florida officials hope to lure Chinese visitors

editor editor- March 8, 2010 04:16 0

FORT LAUDERDALE - South Florida tourism officials are courting Chinese travel agents and writers in the hopes of encouraging visitors from that country to stay ... Read More

Deep discounts offered to lure visitors to Kashmir

Deep discounts offered to lure visitors to Kashmir

editor editor- February 24, 2010 02:15 0

Srinagar - In an effort to revive tourism in Kashmir, hoteliers and houseboat owners in the valley have announced lucrative and discounted packages for visitors ... Read More

Freebies entice families to travel

Freebies entice families to travel

editor editor- February 22, 2010 05:25 0

A spring getaway needn't break the family piggy bank. Eager to encourage parents and their children to try new experiences, the travel industry provides plenty ... Read More

Bali to go after Japanese tourists

Bali to go after Japanese tourists

editor editor- January 28, 2010 07:24 0

DENPASAR - Tourism expert I Gede Pitana has called on the Bali tourist authority to improve facilities and immigration services to lure more Japanese tourists ... Read More

Hawaii vying fiercely for Chinese tourists

Hawaii vying fiercely for Chinese tourists

editor editor- November 30, 2009 06:39 0

HONOLULU — Hawaii, California and Las Vegas are among American tourist destinations vying fiercely for a vast and largely untapped new market segment. Read More

Tempting tourists back when bombing stops is never easy

Tempting tourists back when bombing stops is never easy

editor editor- September 17, 2009 07:04 0

MIRISSA, Sri Lanka — War-weary Asian countries are planning new treats for travellers in a bid to cash in on a "peace dividend". Read More

Alaska sues retailers for tourist “sale” scams

Alaska sues retailers for tourist “sale” scams

editor editor- September 11, 2009 05:28 0

The state is cracking down on Southeast retailers who lure cruise-ship visitors with "blowout" sales and "everything must go" pitches. Read More

Israeli tourists angling for a glimpse of mermaid

Israeli tourists angling for a glimpse of mermaid

editor editor- August 14, 2009 05:18 0

It has been just about every male fisherman's fantasy, at one point in their lives, to encounter a mermaid. Read More

Mesa campaigns to lure Virgin Airlines

Mesa campaigns to lure Virgin Airlines

editor editor- May 19, 2009 04:43 0

The scramble to lure another airline to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport was thrust into high gear Friday as thousands of airport users and backers were urged ... Read More

California tourism commission aims to draw foreigners

California tourism commission aims to draw foreigners

editor editor- April 30, 2009 03:48 0

The California Travel & Tourism Commission is going to the ends of the Earth to lure visitors to the Golden State. Read More

Cities lure tourists with savings on lodging, dining and attractions

Cities lure tourists with savings on lodging, dining and attractions

editor editor- April 27, 2009 03:40 0

Convention and visitors bureaus across the nation are rolling out deals for travelers, from hotel discounts to restaurant savings to cheaper activities. Read More

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