TOURISM NEWS

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 …

  • Isle of MTV press conference

    Published on : Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    While the last preparations are well underway for the tenth anniversary of the Isle of MTV Malta 2016, the Minister for Tourism Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis said that this massive annual event offers the finest opportunity to promote and elevate …

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  • Kite surf schools in Cuba’s Jardines del Rey turns it into specialised tourism region

    Published on : Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    The kite surf school in the areas of the Sol Cayo Guillermo Hotel helps in the exploitation of a new tourist modality in Jardines del Rey, located north of the central province of Ciego de Avila.   Two other centers …

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  • Radiology conference that touched both a professional and personal level

    Published on : Thursday, June 23, 2016

    ESGAR, based in Vienna, is a non-profit, educational and scientific organisation founded by radiologists working in close association with gastroenterologists, hepatologists, abdominal surgeons, pathologists, and other allied specialists. Its members have a special interest in the imaging and treatment of …

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  • New Film Production for Fife – this time about Fife!

    Published on : Thursday, June 23, 2016

    Featuring the well-known architectural landmarks from the Forth Bridge to ancient castles, the film zips from location to location with innovative “electrical” pulses, contemporary music and a nod to Hollywood with clips from Outlander. The “electrical” device links Fife’s outdoor …

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  • Tokyo Gets No.1 Spot in Monocle Quality of Life Survey

    Published on : Thursday, June 23, 2016

    Monocle has released the results of its 10th annual Quality of Life survey, declaring that for the second year running Tokyo offers citizens the most comfortable lifestyle as the No.1 most liveable city in the world. Monocle magazine, which looks …

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  • Jings! Crivvens! ScotSpirit!

    Published on : Thursday, June 23, 2016

    Scottish icon and comic favourite, Oor Wullie is set to join Scotland’s national tourism organisation in promoting the country’s spirit to the world. VisitScotland has worked with Scottish artist Vanessa Gibson to create a ‘ScotSpirit Wullie’ as part of Oor …

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  • The fest way to survive

    Published on : Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    The Edinburgh Festivals Survival Guide. From pronouncing tongue-tying street names to the city’s hidden gems, visitors to Edinburgh can learn how to ‘survive’ the festivals this summer in a handy VisitScotland guide.   The Edinburgh Festivals Survival Guide, produced by …

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  • Tourism Industry members set to Experience Evolution at the 2016 Victorian Tourism Conference

    Published on : Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    The evolution of Australia’s tourism industry will be under the spotlight at the 2016 Victorian Tourism Conference to be held on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th July at Bendigo’s Ulumbarra Theatre. Presented by the Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC), the …

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  • KLM to launch service to Dublin

    Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    Dublin will be the first destination in Ireland and the 78th European destination that is operated directly by KLM from Amsterdam. For transfer passengers, KLM also offers various daily flights in cooperation with Aer Lingus between Amsterdam and Dublin.   …

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  • beTravelwise travel safety training launches in three languages

    Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    The UK-headquartered company, which already offers a comprehensive range of travel safety training programmes in English, has rolled out its core programme in three additional languages to ensure it is accessible to a more global audience.   “English, French, Spanish …

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  • CruiseOne/Dream Vacations & Cruises Inc. Sell Out Nat’l Conference; Announce Theme

    Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    CruiseOne/Dream Vacations & Cruises Inc. Sell Out NatCruiseOne® / Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc.®, which are part of World Travel Holdings — the world’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, have announced that its 2016 National Conference aboard …

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  • Nsw budget raises the bar for tourism & transport investment

    Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the NSW Budget as a bar-setting example of the economic value of investing in the visitor economy and public transport.   The NSW Budget continues the State’s strong investment in Australia’s …

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  • Tourism Accommodation Australia welcomes NSW Budget’s funding of ‘engine room’ projects to drive tourism economy forward

    Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    Australia’s peak accommodation body, Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA), has welcomed the NSW Government’s commitment to tourism, with its continued strong funding of tourism promotion, along with major investment in the ‘engine room’ of the industry – labour and infrastructure development. …

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  • Olympic Volleyball Gold Medalists Make Cruise Debut on Star Cruises Flagship

    Published on : Monday, June 20, 2016

    The 23rd FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix will be held in June this year; all eyes will be on the Intercontinental Round to take place in Hong Kong,where top athletes from China, USA, Germany and the Netherlands will compete for advancement to …

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  • Salam standard reveals winners of its inaugural Muslim travel awards

    Published on : Monday, June 20, 2016

    New Salam Standard awards programme recognises world’s leading Muslim- friendly hotel groups, destinations, airports and events Malaysia, 21st June, 2016: Salam Standard, the innovative online hotel reference tool dedicated to Muslim travellers, has revealed the winners of its inaugural Muslim travel awards.   The …

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  • California Welcomes First Sitting President In More Than 50 Years To Yosemite National Park

    Published on : Monday, June 20, 2016

    Visit California President and CEO Caroline Beteta issued the following statement today after attending President Barack Obama’s address in Yosemite Valley. Obama, the first sitting president to visit Yosemite since President John F. Kennedy in 1962, is visiting the park …

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  • Australians slam federal government’s hidden holiday tax: survey

    Published on : Monday, June 20, 2016

    MORE than 80 per cent of voters say Australia’s hidden $1 billion holiday tax should be slashed or invested directly into the tourism industry to support economic growth and more jobs rather than fill the Government’s coffers, according to a …

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  • Cambodia Seen As Best Tourism Destination In 2016

    Published on : Monday, June 20, 2016

    The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) named Cambodia as the World Best Tourism Destination for 2016 out of 30 countries that joined the competition for the award this year.   ECTT said in a press release issued on …

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  • TAT joins hand with Baidu to develop TAT product information to attract quality tourists from China

    Published on : Monday, June 20, 2016

    Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, the Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand , and Mr. Hu Yong, the General Manager of the Global Business Unit of Baidu, a leading search engine company headquartered in Beijing, China, mutually signed the Memorandum of …

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  • Tourism: Two Billion Reasons To Celebrate

    Published on : Saturday, June 18, 2016

    Tasmanians have two billion reasons to celebrate our tourism industry with visitor spending topping $2 billion for the first time in history, according to the latest Tasmanian Visitor Survey.   It is the first of two major milestones recorded in …

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