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More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019 00:52 0

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million to 2.027 million. Overseas visitors ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:54 0

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors to the event, which was ... Read More

Western Europe key destination for Chinese gastronomy tourism

Western Europe key destination for Chinese gastronomy tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:10 0

Due to a rich mix of cultures within Western Europe, each individual country is known for specific dishes, or entire cuisines. This attracts Chinese tourists ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:20 0

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned to Arabian Travel Market with ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:30 0

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:03 0

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022 with visitors from ... Read More

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:48 0

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel occupancy levels. The Bahamas won ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:02 0

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce its exceptional portfolio of destinations at ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17 0

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying from pro hunting and culling ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:59 0

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains extremely stable. As ITB Berlin ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019 01:45 0

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during the ITB Tourism Trade Fair ... Read More

US travel sector retains  Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:36 0

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors from China, according to major ... Read More

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 19:29 2

With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, nation’s ambitious growth plans still call for boosting visitor numbers to this ... Read More

First Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Monrovia means good news for Liberia tourism

First Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Monrovia means good news for Liberia tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2019 06:36 0

A franchise agreement with Marriott International was signed today for the first Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Liberia. Located in the capital city, Monrovia. ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt

Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 17:17 0

Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of six new hotels in Egypt as part of a portfolio deal across a number of its brands. The ... Read More

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019 09:04 3

WTM London 2018, the event where ideas arrive, will generate a record £3.4 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, surpassing the figure of £3.1 ... Read More

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:29 0

How would Aroaki, Mt Cook and Westland Tai Poutini National Parks in New Zealand be managed while considering the impacts of climate change and tourism? ... Read More

New York-based tourism professionals receive destination training

New York-based tourism professionals receive destination training

editor editor- January 31, 2019 00:05 0

A group of tourism professionals in New York recently had the chance to learn more about Seychelles as a destination. This was made possible through ... Read More

Singapore hospitality industry can expect a good 2019

Singapore hospitality industry can expect a good 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 08:11 0

In Singapore, the hotel industry is heading into 2019 in good shape thanks to the Trump-Kim summit and the romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians.” Average occupancy ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 02:27 0

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, such advantages are human rights ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda welcome new American Airlines flights for winter season

Antigua and Barbuda welcome new American Airlines flights for winter season

editor editor- December 19, 2018 20:54 0

Twin-island destination of Antigua and Barbuda doubles flight capacity from Miami for peak season. Read More

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:17 0

Embarking upon a quality over quantity approach to future development, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has initiated a number of measures to better balance, ... Read More

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 09:25 0

The inaugural Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS) took place at the Hilton Tel Aviv in November 2018. Part of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), ... Read More

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 06:30 0

Spain has been unable to maintain its strong growth of international visitors of recent years, while Turkey is attracting more holidaymakers again. Greece is also ... Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 07:21 0

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ... Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 16:20 0

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa  emerged

The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:50 0

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. ... Read More

Tourism chiefs: The Gathering bumped visitor numbers by 30,000

Tourism chiefs: The Gathering bumped visitor numbers by 30,000

editor editor- March 29, 2013 10:07 0

DUBLIN, Ireland - Tourism chiefs have claimed that a 30,000 increase in visitor numbers is proof that The Gathering is boosting tourism. Read More

CAPMAS: Egypt’s tourist arrivals up 8 percent

CAPMAS: Egypt’s tourist arrivals up 8 percent

editor editor- December 10, 2012 04:25 0

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS), Egypt’s official statistical agency, registered an increase of up to 8 per cent in the number ... Read More

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