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Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism
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Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

editor editor- May 18, 2019

Pakistan is promoting religious pluralism by easing visa restrictions and promoting religious tourism to support religious inclusivity. This was explained ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
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South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues
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ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi ... Read More

Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia
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Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

Syria’s authorities are making persistent efforts to attract guests from Russia, with religious tourism viewed as a major area, Syrian ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting
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Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be one ... Read More

Krakow hosts 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages
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Krakow hosts 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages "100th birthday of Karol Wojtyla - Saint John Paul II" will ... Read More

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey
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AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

Head of the Association of Iranian Travel Agents has emphasized the need to attain a balance in tourist flow rates ... Read More

Tanzania all set for Israel Tourism Exhibition
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Tanzania all set for Israel Tourism Exhibition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Tourism and travel trade executive from Tanzania are set to participate the International Mediterranean Travel Market (IMTM) slated in Tel ... Read More

Rwanda gets ready to launch religious tourism circuit in Kihebo
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Rwanda gets ready to launch religious tourism circuit in Kihebo

editor editor- June 18, 2013

(eTN) - The Tourism and Conservation Department of the Rwanda Development Board will this week launch the country’s first religious ... Read More

Rites of Holy Week are in progress in the Salento region of Italy
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Rites of Holy Week are in progress in the Salento region of Italy

editor editor- March 27, 2013

ITALY (eTN) - The Salento region, geographically positioned in the remote Southeast of Italy, extends its land to the extreme ... Read More

Faith-based travelers hold the key to Jordan’s growing tourism
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Faith-based travelers hold the key to Jordan’s growing tourism

editor editor- March 2, 2013

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Faith-based travelers hold the key to Jordan’s growing tourism industry, Kevin Wright told 150 local travel professionals ... Read More

Fundamentals of faith-based travel delivered to online audience
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Fundamentals of faith-based travel delivered to online audience

editor editor- October 15, 2012

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kevin J. Wright delivered the fundamentals of faith-based travel to an international online audience. Read More

Religious tourism growing in UK
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Religious tourism growing in UK

editor editor- June 11, 2012

Religious tourism is on the increase with a growing number of people visiting historic places, according to the Church in ... Read More

Faith-based tourism a two-way street
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Faith-based tourism a two-way street

editor editor- April 26, 2012

Thousands of US citizens travel abroad to visit religious sites and regions, but faith-based tourism is a two-way street. Read More

Mauritius to promote spiritual heritage tourism
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Mauritius to promote spiritual heritage tourism

editor editor- November 19, 2011

(eTN) - Hot on the heels of a report about the establishment of the "Praslin Heritage Route" in the Seychelles, ... Read More

Identifying trends in faith-based tourism
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Identifying trends in faith-based tourism

editor editor- October 21, 2011

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Faith-based tourism will be an important focus at the 2011 NTA Convention in Las Vegas, highlighted by ... Read More

NTA hires expert on faith tourism
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NTA hires expert on faith tourism

editor editor- June 25, 2011

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - NTA is taking steps to expand its members’ opportunities for business within the US$18 billion faith-based tourism ... Read More

Report: Religious tourism to bring 15 million visitors to Saudi Arabia
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Report: Religious tourism to bring 15 million visitors to Saudi Arabia

editor editor- May 4, 2011

The religious tourism sector in Saudi Arabia, which generated more than $7 billion in 2009 and registered 12 million visitors ... Read More

Najaf thriving as a religious tourism destination
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Najaf thriving as a religious tourism destination

editor editor- March 1, 2010

The city of Najaf in Iraq is thriving as a religious tourist destination for Shia Muslims, with thousands of Iranians ... Read More

Monks and residents collide in tiny Assiut
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Monks and residents collide in tiny Assiut

editor editor- November 26, 2009

Assiut is a tiny, reserved, quiet tourist town in Egypt with few post-Pharaonic attractions gaining widespread tourist attention. Read More

Lebanon to capitalize on religious tourism
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Lebanon to capitalize on religious tourism

editor editor- September 16, 2009

BESHWAT, Lebanon — Abandoned wheelchairs and crutches are propped up against the walls in the entry hall, left there for ... Read More

Marketing in times of financial crisis: Tourism recovery strategies for turbulent times
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Marketing in times of financial crisis: Tourism recovery strategies for turbulent times

editor editor- June 3, 2009

A common believe among tourism professionals is that the financial crisis has damaged the entire tourism industry evenly. Read More

Cairo explosion near popular Apparition Church blamed on Hezbollah
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Cairo explosion near popular Apparition Church blamed on Hezbollah

editor editor- May 29, 2009

Investigators of the bombing incident that took place May 12 near the famous Virgin’s Church in Cairo nabbed their suspects. Read More

Jordan River to host thousands of pilgrims
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Jordan River to host thousands of pilgrims

editor editor- January 8, 2009

Thousands of Christian pilgrims are expected to congregate at the “baptism site” at the Jordan River to mark Epiphany and ... Read More

Amid conflicts, Middle East region pins hope on religious travel
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Amid conflicts, Middle East region pins hope on religious travel

editor editor- November 26, 2008

Despite hard times in today’s financial world, tourism has been given hope in religion and faith-based travel. Read More

From peace through tourism, Jordan expands religious tourism
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From peace through tourism, Jordan expands religious tourism

editor editor- November 20, 2008

Jordan, the Biblical Land of Refuge in the Middle East, is the only location in the Holy Land that links ... Read More

Onward Christian tourists, destination…Jamaica
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Onward Christian tourists, destination…Jamaica

editor editor- March 24, 2008

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica plans to tap into the thriving market for religious-oriented tourism to invigorate the island's sagging economy, ... Read More

Jamaica to tap into lucrative market for religious tourism
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Jamaica to tap into lucrative market for religious tourism

editor editor- February 1, 2008

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica plans to tap into the thriving market for religious-oriented tourism to invigorate the island's sagging economy, ... Read More

Religious tourism taking off in Agra
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Religious tourism taking off in Agra

editor editor- January 13, 2008

Agra - Most tourists flock to Agra to see that ever-beautiful monument to love, the Taj Mahal, but the city ... Read More