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There’s ‘Snow’ Place Like The Borders This Christmas

VISITORS are being encouraged to travel to the Scottish Borders this Christmas for a unique new festival.   Several of the region’s towns and attractions have come together to host the first ever Scottish Borders Winter Festival. Special events are …

Mumbai ranked among world’s top trending destinations for 2017 – Booking.com

Mumbai, the financial and entertainment capital of India may be set to witness an increase in domestic and international tourist footfalls as new research from Booking.com sees the city rank among the world’s top trending destinations for 2017.   The …

Industry Stars Take Out 2016 Tourism Awards

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres said the awards showcase the State’s finest tourism operators helping to drive unprecedented visitor numbers.   “NSW’s continuing tourism success story is capturing international attention. Thanks to the superstars of our …

“Macao Light Festival 2016″ dazzles Macao with “Treasure of Light” in December

“Macao Light Festival 2016 – Treasure of Light” will come on stage from 4th to 31st December, presenting video mapping projections, light installations, interactive games as well as a music and light show at various locations in Macao.   This …

Asia’s very best – Kota Permai & Horizon Hills win big at the Asian Golf Awards 2016

The iconic Kota Permai and Horizon Hills held the Malaysian flag high as the Clubs added yet another industry accolades to its enviable collections.   Kota Permai and Horizon Hills had been officially recognized as the 1st and 2nd runner …

  • Spain: Tomatina Festival Celebrated With Tomatoes Flights

    Published on : Friday, September 2, 2016

    The brave tourists worldwide and local have met at the end of August on the narrow streets of the Spanish city that hosts the Tomatina festival. Anxious to test their agility, participants from all over the world gathered in the …

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  • Moy Park’s YoFaD activity comes home to roost

    Published on : Thursday, September 1, 2016

    One of the important contributors to industry engagement with Tourism NI’s Year of Food and Drink (YoFaD) has been that ‘size doesn’t matter’, with participation from single outfit sole businesses as crucial to its success as big money brand campaigns. …

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  • Rediscover The Origins of The Mid-Autumn Festival At Chinatown

    Published on : Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    An annual affair not to be missed, the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2016 returns with a retelling of the most traditional folklore behind the festival to let visitors, and especially our younger generation, to rediscover its origins and history.   During …

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  • Travel consciously without sacrifice? Green Pearls shows – it is possible!

    Published on : Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    Sustainable traveling, what does that mean? Does it actually involve renunciation, or couldn’t it rather be understood as an added value by providing new experiences? The protection of the environment, the support of the local economy and community, intercultural encounters …

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  • Hinterlands Delivers Professional Guided Outdoor Adventures to iPhone

    Published on : Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    In the modern pursuit of happiness, individuals want to invest in memorable experiences over material goods. In order to bring those experiences to life, we proudly introduce Hinterlands, a curated marketplace of professionally certified guides offering unparalleled outdoor experiences.   …

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  • Philadelphia Fetes Community & Culture This Fail

    Published on : Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    With the opening of a new center for Latino arts and culture (El Coraz?n Cultural Center), a day of car-free city streets (Philly Free Streets) and oodles of festivals celebrating everything from fungi to films to first-person storytelling, Philadelphia coasts …

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  • Thailand’s tallest building unveiled with much glitz and glamour

    Published on : Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    MahaNakhon, which is Thailand’s tallest building, has been unveiled with a dramatic light show on Monday night. The building was designed by German architect Ole Scheeren.   The 77-story tower beats the skyscraper that previously held the title, Baiyoke Tower …

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  • Virgin Trains adds sparkle to onboard food bar and standard class menu

    Published on : Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Virgin Trains is transforming the onboard dining and shopping experience for customers on its east coast route with an exciting, revamped Standard Class menu and onboard food bar packed with new products.   The move is all part of the …

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  • Last call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

    Published on : Saturday, August 27, 2016

    The Gala Ceremony will take place in the Vietnamese-tourism hot spot on October 15th, with hundreds of hospitality leaders from across the regions expected to be in attendance. A luxury hillside resort overlooking a sparkling private bay, InterContinental Danang Sun …

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  • The Great Bank Holiday Getaway 2016

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    ABTA City breaks are a popular option for the bank holiday getaway and many families will be heading to the beaches around the Mediterranean. Spain is a top choice, with temperatures expected to hit the low thirties over the weekend, …

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  • Last call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    World Travel Awards has issued a last call for ballots ahead of the prestigious Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016, with voting set to close on Wednesday, August 31st.InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has this year been selected to host …

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  • TAT showcases Thailand’s luxury offerings in Asia-Pacific filming and fam trip

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently joined forces with the leading travel management agency GTA and Korean TV Channel tvN to show off some of Thailand’s amazing range of luxury goods, hospitality and Thainess to 14 media representatives and …

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  • Failte Ireland: €1.7 Million Revenue Boost For Dublin As International Kickboxers Arrive

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    Dublin is once again punching well above its weight in the world of international events as this weekend sees the arrival of over 2,200 overseas participants for the World Junior and Cadet Kickboxing Championships. Supported by Fáilte Ireland, the tourism …

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  • Women’s Sevens Heroes To Play In Sydney

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres said the Sydney 7s event will be the must see sporting event of 2017.   “The incredible skills of the Women’s Sevens team was one of the highlights of the Rio Olympics, and it’s a …

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  • Bumper Five Days Of Football In Sydney

    Published on : Thursday, August 25, 2016

    The NRL will kick off the match schedule this evening with the Bulldogs vs. Cowboys at Belmore Oval, followed by the inaugural College Football Sydney Cup on Saturday at midday at ANZ Stadium.   Come Saturday afternoon the Sydney Swans …

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  • Destination shopping: a world tour of fashion(able) cities

    Published on : Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    Planning your holidays but have an irresistible urge to shop? Cities around the world are bursting with treasures and places to discover, from Latin America’s handicraft markets to Asia’s malls and Europe’s bustling streets. Take a round-the-world tour to visit …

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  • VisitScotland Scottish holiday homes to embrace the ‘Hound Pound’

    Published on : Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    A digital marketing campaign targeting the “Hound Pound” – the money spent by pet-owners who take their four-legged friends on holiday – has been awarded £20,000 by VisitScotland.   With the first award from its new-look Growth Fund, the national …

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  • Dreamliner Odyssey: Scoot Spreads Its Wings to Europe!

    Published on : Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    Get your Greek on and prepare to get outta’ here for a value-packed dream vacation as Scoot gears up to launch its first destination in Europe – Athens, the picture-perfect capital city of Greece! Scheduled to commence on 20 June …

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  • Laguna Phuket Hospitality Challenge Gives Back to the Community

    Published on : Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    Laguna Golf Phuket recently hosted Phuket’s very first hospitality charity golf tournament – Laguna Phuket Hospitality Challenge. Partnering with Asean Events, the Laguna Phuket resort hotels, spa and golf course came together to welcome over 60 golfers comprising hospitality professionals …

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  • Sanya’s International Visitors Grows as Focus Turns On International Tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    Sanya city has unveiled strong growth in international arrivals in the first half of 2016, fueled by new air routes, and growing awareness of Sanya’s tourism attractions.Mr Fan Mu, Director of Sanya Tourism Development Commission said: “I am delighted with …

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