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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 …

  • Champions League Lisbon Golf Break Is The Real Deal

    Published on : Friday, October 14, 2016

    Three-time World Footballer of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo will make an emotional return to his first club Sporting Lisbon with European champions Real Madrid next month, and football fans can be there to see it as part of a new …

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  • The World Tourism Organization hosts the First Meeting of International Organizations

    Published on : Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Representatives of the 36 multilateral organizations with representation in Spain gathered in Madrid in order to align efforts on the development agenda and to coordinate joint initiatives. The meeting took place at the World Tourism Organization, the only United Nations …

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  • St Andrew’s Day launch for Scotland’s newest winter light spectacular

    Published on : Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    Irvine’s historic waterfront will shimmer into life this St Andrew’s Day as the Scottish Maritime Museum in North Ayrshire launches the country’s newest art and light winter spectacular, illumination: Harbour Festival of Light.   Highlights of illumination, which will take …

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  • VisitScotland drives in business from Europe

    Published on : Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    A firm that uses vintage Bentleys to offer chauffeur-driven tours of the Highlands is among the Scottish tourism businesses heading to France and Spain with VisitScotland this week.   Bygone Drives will join the national tourism organisation on its business …

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  • UNWTO: Ambassador of Greece presents credentials to World Tourism Organization

    Published on : Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    The Ambassador of Greece, Christodoulos J. Lazaris, has presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, accrediting him as Permanent Representative of his country to UNWTO. UNWTO is the United Nations specialized agency for …

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  • Fiji and Queensland Scoop the Pool as Australian Families Vote for their Top 10 Resorts

    Published on : Saturday, October 8, 2016

    Readers’ Choice survey finding Queensland, Fiji and Bali are their favourite resort destinations.Fourteen out of the 20 favourite resorts for families in Australia are in Queensland, headed by Sea World Resort and Water Park on the Gold Coast as the …

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  • Matthew continues devastation, 400 killed in Haiti

    Published on : Saturday, October 8, 2016

    Hurricane Matthew, the most devastating storm to hit the Caribbean in a decade, has already caused the death of more than 400 people in Haiti with around 50 people reported killed in the town of Roche-a- Bateau alone.     …

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  • Philippines to promote the country as sports tourism hub

    Published on : Friday, October 7, 2016

    The Philippines has a huge potential to become one of the world’s great adventure travel destinations, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo said. The country’s Department of Tourism is striving to promote the country as a sports tourism hub.   DOT participated …

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  • Singapore-Rajasthan ink two deals to boost tourism

    Published on : Friday, October 7, 2016

    In a move that aims to boost Rajasthan’s tourism industry, the state has inked two agreements with Singapore today (Oct 6).   The first agreement was signed between International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and the Rajasthan government to facilitate partnerships in …

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  • Lucky Travel Agent wins 11-day Peru famil on Eclipse Travel’s Agent Engagement Evening

    Published on : Friday, October 7, 2016

    Destination specialist Eclipse Travel partnered with PROMPERU, the Peruvian tourism board, and the brand new luxurious hotel, explora Valle Sagrado, for an intimate evening event on Wednesday 5 October at the Imperial Hotel in Paddington.   Celebrating the exceptional Peru …

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  • Sweets, Treats and Freaks! It’s Halloween in London

    Published on : Friday, October 7, 2016

    Halloween 2016 is creeping up in the diary, so throw on your witches’ hat, dig out your scariest costume, and enjoy the freakiest fun London has to offer! From the gruesome, to the spook-tacular, this year’s Halloween celebrations in the …

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  • Sweets, Treats and Freaks! It’s Halloween in London

    Published on : Thursday, October 6, 2016

    Halloween 2016 is creeping up in the diary, so throw on your witches’ hat, dig out your scariest costume, and enjoy the freakiest fun London has to offer! From the gruesome, to the spook-tacular, this year’s Halloween celebrations in the …

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  • HFTP Expands Informational Website Portfolio with New Finance-based News Site: Finance

    Published on : Thursday, October 6, 2016

    Leading global nonprofit hospitality association Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has launched a new finance-specific website: HFTP Finance Bytes.     The new website is the fourth, and latest, addition to the association’s informational website portfolio: HITEC Bytes (technology-specific …

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  • ITW Abu Dhabi focuses on sports tourism

    Published on : Thursday, October 6, 2016

    International Travel Week Abu Dhabi (ITW Abu Dhabi), announced “World Sports Tourism Summit” as part of a week-long tourism summit. ITW is the global platform addressing key tourism niche markets such as halal, medical, shopping, and family-friendly sector,   Sports …

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  • Room occupancy at record high levels

    Published on : Thursday, October 6, 2016

    Latest occupancy figures released today show that Northern Ireland hotels achieved record room occupancy levels over the summer period, with August reaching 88%, the highest ever achieved.   Across the wider accommodation sector there was a 7% increase in bed …

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  • VisitScotland: St John’s four stars of Perth

    Published on : Thursday, October 6, 2016

    Perth’s most historically significant building has been awarded four stars by VisitScotland. St John’s Kirk of Perth achieved the Historic Attraction Quality Assurance Award following a recent grading visit by the national tourism organisation.   The city’s main church, which …

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  • Promoting Belfast to 1.5+ million ‘social energisers’ via Time Out in London

    Published on : Wednesday, October 5, 2016

    Tourism Ireland’s latest promotion to highlight Belfast, Northern Ireland and our special Year of Food and Drink is under way this week. It involves a partnership with Time Out in London – reaching the magazine’s 1.1 million readers with a …

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  • Bangkok wins “Best Leisure Destination in Asia-Pacific” award for fifth time

    Published on : Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    Thailand has again been voted “Best Leisure Destination in Asia-Pacific 2016” by readers of the Business Traveller Asia-Pacific magazine. This is the fifth time the Thai capital has earned this distinction, having won it previously in 2011 and for four …

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  • Influential US Media on Ireland Showcase

    Published on : Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    Fáilte Ireland A group of highly influential US media were in Ireland this weekend enjoying the sights and sounds of Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow as they took part in a joint Fáilte Ireland and Guinness Storehouse showcase.   The group, …

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  • New Zealand’s First Trial of Autonomous Vehicle Announced

    Published on : Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    Christchurch will host New Zealand’s first trial of a fully autonomous electric vehicle next year. HMI Technologies and Christchurch International Airport have agreed on the New Zealand based and funded trial, which is focussed on finding answers to key questions …

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