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New Generation of Thai Hospitality Entrepreneurs To Lead Discussion On Thailand’s Tourism

Thailand Tourism Forum (TTF), an influential annual gathering of top hotel industry professionals in the Thai capital, will be held on Monday January 23, 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel Bangkok.   Now in its sixth year, TTF is organised by …

Community comes together to support tourism

The Dalbeattie information centre is the first social enterprise in the region to sign up to the VisitScotland partnership programme A DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY community group has become the first social enterprise in the region to sign up to VisitScotland’s …

Drive to entice tourists to Northern Ireland

Sixteen (16) tourism businesses from Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland joined Tourism Ireland at the Classic Motor Show over the weekend.     The Classic Motor Show is an annual event which takes place over three days at …

Texas Tourism keen to muster more Aussie visitors

Texas Tourism, together with its key tourism industry partners, will visit Australia at the beginning of December, 2016 to share their insights into the exciting tourism possibilities in ‘The Lone Star State’.   Travel agents and wholesalers are invited to …

Speculations continue how U.S. tourism would be under trump

According to a travel survey, 1 million British tourists were predicted to lose interest in travel to the U.S. if Donald Trump was to be elected as president.     This poll was done before the election results and seemed …

  • Nepal’s losses to be far reaching as climbers prefer Tibet and China to scale Everest

    Published on : Tuesday, May 12, 2015

    Everest climbing has always been a dream for mountaineers. Not just reaching the summit of the world tallest peak but scaling the treacherous routes and braving the challenges with the right grip and courage is something that climbers crave for. …

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  • Chinese CEO takes 6,400 staffs on France vacation

    Published on : Tuesday, May 12, 2015

    It was a  business holiday for a Chinese Company Tiens Group as Chairman Li Jinyuan, 57, who is featured on the Forbes list of billionaires took 6,400 of his staff on a four day holiday to France.   A world …

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  • New Appointment: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory has new director

    Published on : Tuesday, May 12, 2015

    A museum executive with years of experience has been named the new director of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Marcus Schutenko will begin in the role next week. His most recent role has been as the …

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  • Singapore fast losing on its medical tourists

    Published on : Friday, May 8, 2015

    Singapore is losing out on its medical tourists due to the high cost that its hospitals demand. Patients are eying cheaper options and the government is not providing the requisite support.   The neighbouring countries are offering improved standards of …

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  • Philippines emerges as strong middle class tourism destination

    Published on : Friday, May 8, 2015

    Philippines has received some great impetus in the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Tourism Competitiveness 2015 where it has been appreciated for it improved price which has helped it to develop into a growing middle class destination.   In the …

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  • Vietnam Tourism— Land of Heritages holds road show in Chennai

    Published on : Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    In a joint effort the Embassy of the S.R. of Vietnam, in association with Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), OM Tourism, Accor Hotels, Thai Airways organized the first ever Vietnam Tourism Roadshow in Hyderabad on April 27 at the …

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  • Chinese tourism condemned for pushing pigs in water

    Published on : Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    The world looks on appalled at the idea of fun displayed by a Chinese tourism board. They literally believed that pigs have wings and lined up the animals by painting numbers in bright colours on the animal’s side on a …

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  • Chinese tourist blacklisted due to unruly behaviour

    Published on : Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Here’s a classic case of a Chinese traveller doing another wrong act on his visit to a Chinese monument. An 18 year old Li Wenchunsat climbed on the head of a Red Army warrior when visiting a red tourist site …

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  • Dubai welcomes 13.2m international visitors in 2014

    Published on : Tuesday, May 5, 2015

    Dubai welcomed a total of 13.2 million international overnight visitors in 2014, according to new statistics issued by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism). Representing a year-on-year increase of 8.2 per cent – significantly higher than the …

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  • Earthquake may trigger fearful epidemic in Nepal

    Published on : Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    The Earthquakes in Nepal can be termed as more than devastating. One of the least privileged countries of Asia has faced the worst wrath of nature which is far from over. The country that holds a large number of heritage …

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  • Dubai Trolley to make sightseeing a pleasure for tourist

    Published on : Friday, April 24, 2015

    Dubai Trolley, The world’s first hydrogen-powered, zero-emission street trolley tram opened for public service.   The user friendly transit system is an attractive commuting service for visitors and residents alike. Dubai Trolley rolls along Mohammad Bin Rashid Boulevard, offering residents …

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  • Phuket emerges as a luxury shopping destination

    Published on : Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Phuket as a destination has attracted visitors for years for its white sandy beaches, azure sea, its coral coves and lifestyle resorts, but recently the destination has added to its attraction by making wealthy tourists busy with shopping.   Phuket …

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  • Qatar trams undergo climatic testing

    Published on : Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Doha’s Education City trams have been undergoing extreme temperature tests at the Rail Tec Arsenal (RTA) in Vienna.   The catenary-less trams have been tested in the centre’s climatic wind tunnel at temperatures in excess of 40 degrees Celsius to …

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  • Agoda.com unveils the best of Myanmar for the festivities of Kason

    Published on : Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group, has assembled a collection of hotel specials in some of Myanmar’s most popular destinations to celebrate Kason, one of the country’s holiest and most important ceremonies. …

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  • Auckland Airport, TNZ and SIA plans to attract Indian travelers to New Zealand

    Published on : Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Tourism New Zealand has announced its joint venture partnership with Singapore Airlines and Auckland Airport to accelerate high value New Zealand travel out of India. With booking validity till May 15, 2015, the special promotional fares of the campaign will …

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  • Iran braces to a huge tourism surge in the second half of 2015

    Published on : Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    Iran is prepared for the “new shock” in tourism and the Director of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization said that the tourism industry will witness a growing trend as he expects a massive inflow of tourists to the …

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  • Godzilla to be the new tourism icon in Tokyo

    Published on : Friday, April 10, 2015

    The Godzilla, fire breathing monster which caused quite a bit of fear in the silver screen has taken a different role in Tokyo. The monster has been appointed as the tourism ambassador for Shinjuku ward, which is famous for its …

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  • Chinese tourists hackled and abused in Hong Kong’s shopping mall

    Published on : Thursday, April 9, 2015

    If Chinese tourists are welcome anywhere in the world they certainly are not in Hong Kong. Pro democracy activists took to the streets for the first major rally after December wanting Chinese shoppers out of Hong Kong.   Being a …

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  • Egypt woos Indian tourists with help from Indian celebrities

    Published on : Thursday, April 9, 2015

    Indian tourists are being wooed to Egypt as the country is trying to revive its dwindling flow of foreign tourists by roping Indian celebrities.   Tourism has been slow for Egypt and the economy is suffering due to severe political …

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  • Tokyo tourism representatives appointed in 12 North American cities

    Published on : Wednesday, April 8, 2015

    Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced the appointment of Tokyo Tourism Representatives in 12 cities in North America (Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Toronto), Europe (London, Paris, Munich, Milan, Madrid), Australia (Sydney), and Asia (Beijing, Seoul). For the first time, Tokyo …

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