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 …

  • Tourism 2025 – promising start but much more to do

    Published on : Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    New Zealand’s tourism industry has made a promising start on achieving its 2025 goal but with strong international competition it can’t afford to be complacent, today’s 2014 TIA Summit has heard. Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) Chief Executive Chris …

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  • Deckenia – a new addition to tourism in Seychelles

    Published on : Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    Deckenia, a portrait of the sheer beauty, a sanctuary of pure tranquillity and a true taste of world-class accommodation in paradise. Cuddled up on the Anse Gouvernement beach, Deckenia is a five bedroom luxury villa with an infinity pool, two …

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  • Bamurru Plains and Kakadu are new tourist attraction in the Territory

    Published on : Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    The Top End is set to cement its reputation as a bird lover’s paradise with construction to begin soon on a new luxury bird hide in Kakadu. The new tourism venture is being supported by the Giles Government and will …

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  • Young Tourism Leader award – three high flying finalists named

    Published on : Sunday, November 2, 2014

    Three contenders have fought off tough competition to be named finalists in the 2014 PATA New Zealand Trust Young Tourism Leader Award. The award is one of three Tourism Industry Awards that will be presented at the Wellington Airport Summit …

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  • TTF – Lonely Planet Listing Top Endorsement For Tassie

    Published on : Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    The inclusion of Tasmania in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015 as one of the world’s top ten regions to visit in 2015 demonstrates the quality of its tourism offering, according to peak national industry body Tourism & Transport Forum …

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  • New Zealand achieves unprecedented profile in Chinese reality TV show

    Published on : Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    More than 400 million viewers across China tuned in for season two of Chinese reality show Dad, where are we going? featuring 217 minutes of celebrities travelling around New Zealand.   Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand pitched for …

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  • International visitor arrivals to New Zealand crosses 2.8 million visitors

    Published on : Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Tourism New Zealand is welcoming a 4.9 per cent increase in international visitor arrivals for the year ending September 2014, pushing total annual arrivals to more than 2.8 million for the first time ever. The data, released today by Statistics …

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  • Tourism Ireland: Start Spreading the News

    Published on : Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    A group of top travel agents from 18 different states across the United States visited Northern Ireland over the weekend – as guests of Tourism Ireland and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, in conjunction with American Airlines and Aer Lingus. …

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  • Centuria Medical Makati to lead medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Centuria Medical Makati to lead medical tourism Century Properties Group, Inc., which has made a name for itself in the high-end residential segment of the market and international brand partnerships, is bringing its expertise in property development and management to …

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  • Centuria Medical Makati to lead medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Centuria Medical Makati to lead medical tourism Century Properties Group, Inc., which has made a name for itself in the high-end residential segment of the market and international brand partnerships, is bringing its expertise in property development and management to …

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  • Ovation names Chris Baker Winner of 2014 Huggability Award

    Published on : Thursday, October 16, 2014

    Ovation Global DMC, the Destination Services Division of MCI, is delighted to name Chris Baker DMCP winner of the 2014 Ovation Huggabilty Award. The announcement was made today at IMEX America, Las Vegas by Aoife Delaney.     Owner of …

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  • Tourism sidelined in government’s new industry agenda

    Published on : Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    The Federal Government’s new Industry, Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda, released yesterday, thoroughly ignores the success of Australia’s tourism industry and fails to build on the significant and growing economic contribution of export tourism. “It is extraordinary that, in outlining its …

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  • England’s Pubs Toast Tourism

    Published on : Saturday, October 11, 2014

    VisitEngland, the national tourist board, announces today a new collaboration with The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA)  in advance of  English Tourism Week 2015 (ETW). Pubs represent a significant contribution to the visitor economy and as the lead body …

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  • England’s Pubs Toast Tourism

    Published on : Saturday, October 11, 2014

    VisitEngland, the national tourist board, announces today a new collaboration with The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) in advance of English Tourism Week 2015 (ETW).   Pubs represent a significant contribution to the visitor economy and as the lead …

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  • Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014/15 finalists announced

    Published on : Friday, October 10, 2014

    The finalists in the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014/15, sponsored by Hoseasons, have been announced, edging a diverse group of businesses closer to being named best in Cornwall.   Anticipation is now building for 6 November when the grand Award Ceremony …

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  • Kenya Tourism Board hosts over 170 travel trade representatives from across 36 countries

    Published on : Thursday, October 9, 2014

    The Kenya Tourist Board has said “Jambo”’ to over 170 trade representatives, as part of the 2014 Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE), held in Nairobi from 8 to 10 October.     In its fourth year, MKTE continues to provide …

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  • Lough Erne Resort is Number One on Huffington Post’s “11 Best Hotels for Winter” List

    Published on : Thursday, October 9, 2014

    The Lough Erne Resort in Enniskillen has taken the top spot on the “Best Hotels for Winter 2014-2015” list, on the hugely popular Huffington Post website – which has about 65 million readers in the United States.     The …

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  • Watch the blood bathed moon in the sky early this morning

    Published on : Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    Sky watchers are in for a delightful celestial treat. Watch a complete lunar eclipse across the American skies. The eclipse starts at 08:00 GMT (04:00 EDT), reaching totality just before sunrise at 10:25 GMT (06:25 EDT). The moon will be …

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  • Ministry Of Tourism & Culture And Tourism Malaysia Launches ‘Penang Museum trail’

    Published on : Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    The Ministry of Tourism & Culture and Tourism Malaysia Penang has partnered with the Penang Tourist Guide Association (PTGA) and the Attraction of Tourism Product Penang (ATAP), to launch the ‘Penang Museum Trail’, a do-it-yourself tour of Penang’s many museums. …

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  • Dudley Castle thrives in ghost tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    Those who delight in fantacising about ghosts can take a safe bet to the Dudley Castle.   A couple visiting this castle claim to have caught a ghost in their camera while visiting the Dudley Zoological Gardens. The West Midlands …

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