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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 …

  • Basketball superstar Allen Iverson to join Yao Ming at World Celebrity Pro-Am in China

    Published on : Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    Mission Hills Group has announced that NBA superstar Allen Iverson will attend along with fellow Basketball Hall of Famer Yao Ming on China’s Hainan Island for the fourth edition of the World Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament on October 20-23.   …

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  • Tourism Ireland and Emirates Airline Lunches UAE Sales Mission

    Published on : Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    Tourism Ireland, CEO, Niall Gibbons made a special visit to Dubai yesterday to open the Emirates Airline and Tourism Ireland Sales Mission at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai. The Sales Mission is part of Tourism Ireland’s continued efforts to drive tourism …

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  • World of WearableArt announces 2016 winners in New Zealand’s capital city

    Published on : Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    Designers from all over the world featured in the 20 top awards at this year’s World of WearableArt (WOW) Awards in Wellington, New Zealand.Entries from the UK, USA, China, India, Australia and New Zealand were all recognised for their creativity …

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  • Gold Coast to host Aussie Specialists at Corroboree West 2017

    Published on : Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    Over 300 frontline travel sellers from the USA, Canada, Brazil, the UK, Germany, France and Italy will travel to Queensland’s sunnya six-day specialised training event for qualified Aussie Specialists.   The inaugural Corroboree West will mark the first time the …

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  • Backpacker tax decision still treats tourism industry as a cash cow

    Published on : Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has said the decision to reduce the proposed 32.5 per cent backpacker tax to 19 per cent is a step in the right direction to fixing the problem but the Government’s blatant cash …

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  • For the first time, Thailand hosts the official World Tourism Day 2016 celebrations

    Published on : Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    World Tourism Day 2016 will be marked in Bangkok on September 27, 2016 with a number of events commemorating the theme of “Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility”.     This is the first time that Thailand is the …

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  • TTF Tourism Industry Blasts Government’s Backpacker Tax Black Hole

    Published on : Monday, September 26, 2016

    The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has slammed the Federal Government’s economic modelling that the backpacker tax would generate a $540 million windfall over three years in the industry response to the Working Holiday Maker Visa Review.   TTF …

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  • La Manga Club excels in New European Golf Resorts rankings

    Published on : Saturday, September 24, 2016

    La Manga Club’s role as a driving force in international golf tourism has been enhanced after the top Spanish sports and leisure venue was named as one of Europe’s elite golf resorts in an eagerly-anticipated new list of the continent’s …

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  • SKI Magazine readers rank Whistler #1 for third consecutive year

    Published on : Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Tourism Whistler is pleased to congratulate Whistler Blackcomb and Whistler’s business community for its third consecutive number one ranking in the SKI Magazine Resort Survey.   For the third year in a row, SKI Magazine readers have named Whistler Blackcomb …

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  • Global Youth Travel Awards 2016

    Published on : Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Leaders of the the youth, student and educational travel industry celebrated at the Global Youth Travel Awards 2016.The winners of the Global Youth Travel Awards 2016 in partnership with Destination Canada and International Experience Canada, were announced in Belgrade, Serbia …

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  • Over 4,600 cyclists to race in the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong

    Published on : Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), with Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP) as the title and charity sponsor, the city’s largest-ever road- cycling event – the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon – will be held tomorrow …

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  • Italians say ciao to Northern Ireland!

    Published on : Saturday, September 24, 2016

    A group of top journalists from Italy has been visiting Belfast and Northern Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland. The journalists – whose publications have a combined circulation of more than two million readers – travelled on the …

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  • Tourism Ireland promotes new flight from Milan to Belfast

    Published on : Friday, September 23, 2016

    A group of top journalists from Italy has been visiting Belfast and Northern Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland. The journalists – whose publications have a combined circulation of more than two million readers – travelled on the …

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  • Flying high with All Blacks legend Richie McCaw

    Published on : Friday, September 23, 2016

    New Zealand All Black legend Richie McCaw has retired from his rugby career in search of new heights – flying the skies above his homeland.   Some would consider 35 years of age a tad young to retire, but when …

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  • UM confirmed as Tourism Australia new global media services agency

    Published on : Friday, September 23, 2016

    Tourism Australia has confirmed the appointment of UM Australia, a subsidiary of IPG Mediabrands Australia, to handle its global media planning and buying requirements, following a competitive global tender process.   The appointment follows the expiry of Tourism Australia’s existing …

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  • Culture, Diversity and Innovation Highlights Hawai’i Tourism Conference, Sept. 26-30

    Published on : Thursday, September 22, 2016

    The Hawai‘i Tourism Conference begins next week featuring dozens of diverse sessions, presentations, panels and special events, all centered around the theme of Transforming Tourism Together and focused on Hawai‘i’s future as a global travel destination.   Presented by the …

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  • VisitScotland: Striking Gold in Grantown

    Published on : Thursday, September 22, 2016

    A Highland hotel which has hosted Queen Victoria and Prince Albert has achieved its ‘Gold’ award from the national tourism organisation in recognition of its excellent customer service. The Grant Arms Hotel was already a 3-Star hotel but has now …

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  • Discover the New Zealand oyster trail

    Published on : Thursday, September 22, 2016

    New Zealand is never short on options for an oyster fix, from inner-city bars to seafood festivals and roadside stalls.   New Zealand is an oyster lover’s dream. As well as being the only place in the world where Bluff …

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  • 13 Spanish companies confirm their commitment to sustainable tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include tourism as an effective tool in the three pillars of sustainable development—economic, social and environmental—constitute the new global agenda for a more just and equal world that, at the same time, conserves natural …

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  • Strengthening friendships between neighbors to boost the tourism sector

    Published on : Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    Thailand has always had a good relationship with Sri Lanka – sharing similar cultural, religious and trade links which date back to ancient times. Sri Lanka Tourism has carried out many projects and promotional activities with Thailand, as an attempt …

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