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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 …

  • Asia leads the way in strong visitor arrivals growth

    Published on : Friday, June 10, 2016

    Japanese visitors to Australia were up almost 50 per cent and Chinese visitors up almost a third in April compared to the same month in 2015 according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures.   Overall, Australia welcomed …

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  • CLMVT can be packaged as a single destination, say senior tourism officials

    Published on : Friday, June 10, 2016

    Senior tourism officials from the five nations in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region said there was a possibility for Cambodia, Lao PDR., Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand – or CLMVT – to be packaged and promoted as a single destination given that …

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  • UNWTO addresses in Japan the impact of new technologies on the tourism sector

    Published on : Thursday, June 9, 2016

    The 28th Joint Commission’s meeting discussed UNWTO’s Programme of Work for Asia and the Pacific, the link between tourism and security, and the ethical approach of the sector.       The Conference was the first of its kind organized …

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  • Business travellers show appetite for integrated medical and security assistance

    Published on : Thursday, June 9, 2016

    There has been a rise in the number of organisations requesting integrated medical and security assistance to support employees abroad, according to CEGA Group.Iraq, Somalia and Pakistan are among the many countries from which demand for integrated medical and security …

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  • Top Aussie travel agents say ‘G’Day’ to Ireland

    Published on : Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    A group of top Australian travel agents has been taking part in a fact-finding visit of Ireland. Invited here by Tourism Ireland in Sydney and Etihad Airways, the group’s itinerary was designed by Fáilte Ireland.       The travel …

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  • Business ‘buzz’ for Ireland in Brussels

    Published on : Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland hosted a networking ‘Meet in Ireland’ event in Brussels, attended by influential representatives of top international associations.       The headquarters of more than 2,000 associations are in Brussels, making the city an important …

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  • Kenya’s tourist arrivals increase by 14 per cent

    Published on : Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    Visitors into Kenya increased by 14 per cent in the first four months of the year, signaling recovery of tourism industry which has faced a four-year slump over insecurity.       Total international arrivals between January and April were …

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  • Tourism’s capacity to connect cultures discussed in Lebanon

    Published on : Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    The first event – a round table on religious tourism, with the participation of CNN’s John Defterious – explored the challenges and opportunities for the development of religious tourism routes in the Levant as well as cross-country pilgrimages and networks …

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  • TAT launches ‘People’s Choice Awards Thailand Voted by Chinese Tourists’

    Published on : Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today launched special awards for popular tourist attractions and activities in Thailand among Chinese tourists; namely, the “2016 People’s Choice Awards Thailand Voted by Chinese Tourists” and will encourage visitors from China to rate …

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  • ATEC releases Online Health & Safety Checklist

    Published on : Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    In a move that will streamline administration requirements for the Australian inbound tourism industry, the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) today released its Online Health & Safety Checklist, which will provide a one-stop information point for the collection of business …

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  • Leading edge style at The Jagged Edge, Queenstown

    Published on : Monday, June 6, 2016

    In a region with a plethora of luxury lodges and hotel suites, Jagged Edge literally stands alone. A holiday home belonging to a New Zealand family, the property is unique and unrivalled in design, location and privacy.   Anchored to …

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  • New Zealand Has Celebrated One Year To Go Until The New Zealand Lions Series 2017.

    Published on : Monday, June 6, 2016

    New Zealand has celebrated one year to go until the New Zealand Lions Series 2017 with a fitting reminder of what’s at stake – on and off the field.   ‘One year to go’ until The British & Irish Lions …

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  • “Anim’ Arte Nam Van” comes into spotlight”

    Published on : Monday, June 6, 2016

    Jointly developed by four entities under the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government in synergy, a new landmark for leisure, culture and creativity known as “Anim’Arte Nam Van” is officially open to the …

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  • Mta Installs Walkways At Ghadira Bay

    Published on : Saturday, June 4, 2016

    The Malta Tourism Authority has recently installed two new walkways at the popular Ghadira Bay in Mellie?a. Totaling approximately 150 meters in length, the walkways are intended primarily to make the beaches in Ghadira more accessible. Although they may be …

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  • Tourism Ireland teams up with KLM to grow tourist numbers to Northern Ireland

    Published on : Saturday, June 4, 2016

    Some 9 million travellers worldwide will be targeted over the coming weeks in a new tourism promotion for Northern Ireland. Tourism Ireland has teamed up with KLM to highlight its flight from Amsterdam to Belfast, as well as transit possibilities …

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  • First winter snows blanket New Zealand’s Southern Alps

    Published on : Friday, June 3, 2016

    The first of the winter snows have blanketed New Zealand’s Southern Alps as skiers get a glimpse of the winter Coronet Peak, above Queenstown, received around 20cm at the summit and up to 15cm at the base of the ski …

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  • Tourism Revenues Reached $23 billion in 2015

    Published on : Friday, June 3, 2016

    Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s tourism revenues reached $23 billion in 2015, a 2.3 percent increase over 2014, and supported 222,600 jobs, an increase of 2.6% or 5,700 jobs compared to 2014. The tourism industry also provided $1.6 …

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  • Record 63 regional events to boost Western Australia tourism

    Published on : Friday, June 3, 2016

    A record 63 events receiving sponsorship through the Liberal National Government’s Regional Events Scheme will brighten up the cultural calendar of Western Australia. Visitors and locals, therefore, in the region will be spoilt for choice now in culture, sport and …

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  • The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival relocates to Central with the biggest bash yet

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    This year, the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival returns on June 10 to 12 at a new venue – the Central Harbourfront. Organised by the Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association , with support from co-organiser the Hong Kong Tourism …

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  • Asia shows exceptional growth in medical tourism

    Published on : Thursday, May 26, 2016

    A market study on the global tourism market, recently published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) estimates this market to rise at an exceptional CAGR of 17.90% over the period from 2013 to 2019 and reach a value US$32.5 bn by …

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