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Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Listed in World’s Most Iconic and Influential Clubhouses

Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, the premier golf resort in the Middle East located in the heart of Dubai, is proud to join the ranks of the world’s most well-known Clubhouses in Golf.com’s recent listing of The 18 Most …

IADC Golf Tournament at Emirates Golf Club

The annual International Association of Drilling Contractors SAPC Golf Tournament held annually at Emirates Golf Club, has officially been recognised as the ‘Best Corporate Tournament of the Year’ at the recent Sport 360 Middle East Golf Awards 2015, held at …

“Macao Tourism News plus” beta version is launched

Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) launched the “Macao Tourism News plus” (beta version) today (28 November), an online database of news materials for members of the press.   In a brand-new format, the platform is innovatively designed for news dissemination …

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 …

Industry Claims Victory For Common Sense On 15% Backpacker Tax

The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) and the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) has described the Federal Government’s compromise for a 15 per cent backpacker tax as a victory for common sense and called on the Parliament to …

  • Six Of The Best In Eventful New Zealand

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    Six months, six regions and six very different events ought to have visitors throwing the dice to help decide their travel plans to New Zealand over spring 2016 and early 2017…   Wellington’s World of Wearable Art show is first …

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  • Visitor economy sector encourages new nt chief minister to take on tourism portfolio

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) is encouraging new Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner to appoint himself as the new Minister for Tourism in recognition of the sector’s important role in supporting jobs and economic growth in the …

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  • Tourism & Transport Sectors Should Be At Centre Of New NT Government’s Economic Agenda

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has congratulated Northern Territory Labor Leader Michael Gunner and his team on their successful election as the next Government of the Northern Territory and looks forward to developing a positive dialogue on growing …

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

    Published on : Saturday, August 27, 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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  • 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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  • Spotlight On The Island Of Ireland In Florida

    Published on : Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Eight tourism companies from the island of Ireland travelled to Florida this week, to take part in a sales blitz with Tourism Ireland.       First stop was the annual Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) in Fort Lauderdale – a …

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  • Ricky Ponting To Pad-Up For Tasmanian Trade Mission

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    Tasmania’s favourite cricket son Ricky Ponting will pad-up for his home state as an Ambassador for Tasmania, and join our trade mission to India next month.   Ricky is Australia’s most successful Test and ODI cricketer and also highly regarded …

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  • Real dragon tales from New Zealand

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    New Zealand is home to curious creatures big and small – penguins, kiwis, hobbits, whales, dolphins, to name a few.The biggest of them all though is one that is not widely known. Hidden in the bush, deep in caves and …

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  • Home-grown Tourism Ideas Sought for 2017; Application Process Reopens

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    The Bermuda Tourism Authority’s (BTA) investment process for home-grown ideas reopens for applications on September 1, 2016. From that date applicants will have one month to submit their ideas to grow the tourism industry and potentially receive funding to make …

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  • Kerala Tourism to organise regional culinary competition

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    While a competition tabling the choicest cuisine from nations along the historic Spice Route is the centerpiece of a unique culinary festival starting next month in Kochi, the gastronomic extravaganza will also showcase the best in local fare from plates …

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  • What you ‘otter’ see

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    Scotland’s horses of the woods, clowns of the sea and black beasts have been added to a line-up of wildlife stars that feature in a VisitScotland interactive e-guidebook on Scotland’s top natural inhabitants.The Scottish Wildlife Series, created by the national …

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  • Oetker Collection Announces Senior Positions In Europe And North America

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    Jean-Pierre Soutric, Senior Vice-President Sales & Marketing for the Oetker Collection, has announced the appointment of Kevin Russell as Head of Sales North America. Based in New York, Kevin will report toCaroline Goux, Vice-President Sales for the Oetker Collection.   …

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  • Queensland Premier Officially Relaunches Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland and Minister for the Arts, today officially reopened the iconic Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort following an extensive AUD$43 million refurbishment at a special ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by the resort’s owners, dignitaries …

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  • CEIR Unveils Trade Show Economic Impact Calculator

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the availability of its newest resource, the Trade Show Economic Impact Calculator. CEIR’s latest tool for exhibition organizers calculates the economic impact of their exhibition in the city in which the …

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  • Taking Tasmania To The World With Free Wi-Fi Network

    Published on : Thursday, August 25, 2016

    The Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering on our promise to roll out free Wi-Fi across Tasmania including to regional areas.   As part of stage one of the Wi-Fi network, there are now 50 live locations across Tasmania.   The …

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  • Can Scottish Tourism Triumph?

    Published on : Thursday, August 25, 2016

    There’s not long until the entries deadline for individuals, organisations and initiatives to enter the acclaimed Springboard Awards for Excellence 2016.The 2016 Awards are in search of entries from the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry to celebrate the inspiring individuals …

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  • Jacqui Spice resigns from Tourism New Zealand Board

    Published on : Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Jacqui Spice, founder and CEO of luxury travel and villa specialist company Touch of Spice, has stepped down from her role on the Board of Tourism New Zealand.Board Chair Kerry Prendergast says Jacqui’s resignation is as a result of the growth …

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  • Chinese, Indian And Australian Travel Agents Eye The Island Of Ireland

    Published on : Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Eleven (11) top-performing travel agents from six different markets – including China, India, Australia, New Zealand, the GCC and South Africa – have been enjoying an action-packed visit around the island of Ireland this week.   Their visit is the …

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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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  • Prostate Cancer UK is London Golf Show’s charity partner

    Published on : Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    The London Golf Show has partnered with Prostate Cancer UK to raise valuable funds for the charity when the event takes place at Glow, Bluewater, in Kent, from August 26-28.   The leading men’s health charity has a simple ambition …

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