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 …

  • Philadelphia Fetes Community & Culture This Fail

    Published on : Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    With the opening of a new center for Latino arts and culture (El Coraz?n Cultural Center), a day of car-free city streets (Philly Free Streets) and oodles of festivals celebrating everything from fungi to films to first-person storytelling, Philadelphia coasts …

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  • HTA Also Issues RFQ Seeking Contractor to Administer Programs

    Published on : Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) announced that three request for proposals (RFPs) have been issued today offering funding support of programs being implemented in 2017 to perpetuate Hawaiian culture, the natural environment, and community festivals and events.   George D. …

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  • Seychelles Flag flies proudly on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    Seychellois mountaineer continues to achieve new heights and on each climb he flies the Seychelles National Flag proudly. Allen Bonnelame had already made it to the peak of Mont Blanc in France, before he climbed Mount Kala Pathar of Nepal …

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  • A taste of Seychelles in the UK – Vinn Goute

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    British Journalist Stephen Spark recently visited the Mauritian Festival in London and contacted Minister Alain St.Ange, the Tourism and Culture Minister of the Seychelles to say that the flavour of the islands was very much present in London.   Minister …

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  • CM of Arunachal Pradesh meets Dr. Mahesh Sharma to discuses tourism related issues

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Shri Pema Khandu met Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Culture and Tourism here today to discuss the issues for promotion of tourism and development of tourist infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh.   …

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  • 6 marine parks in Seychelles where sea life is a protected asset

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    Betymie Bonnelame of the Seychelles News Agency writes that with its natural environment, turquoise coloured-waters and pristine beaches, Seychelles is a tropical paradise for visitors. And especially so for those interested in the marine life.   Seen as a storehouse …

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  • Six Of The Best In Eventful New Zealand

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    Six months, six regions and six very different events ought to have visitors throwing the dice to help decide their travel plans to New Zealand over spring 2016 and early 2017…   Wellington’s World of Wearable Art show is first …

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  • Visitor economy sector encourages new nt chief minister to take on tourism portfolio

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) is encouraging new Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner to appoint himself as the new Minister for Tourism in recognition of the sector’s important role in supporting jobs and economic growth in the …

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  • Tourism & Transport Sectors Should Be At Centre Of New NT Government’s Economic Agenda

    Published on : Monday, August 29, 2016

    The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has congratulated Northern Territory Labor Leader Michael Gunner and his team on their successful election as the next Government of the Northern Territory and looks forward to developing a positive dialogue on growing …

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  • TAT showcases Thailand’s luxury offerings in Asia-Pacific filming and fam trip

    Published on : Saturday, August 27, 2016

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently joined forces with the leading travel management agency GTA and Korean TV Channel tvN to show off some of Thailand’s amazing range of luxury goods, hospitality and Thainess to 14 media representatives and …

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  • Last call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

    Published on : Saturday, August 27, 2016

    The Gala Ceremony will take place in the Vietnamese-tourism hot spot on October 15th, with hundreds of hospitality leaders from across the regions expected to be in attendance. A luxury hillside resort overlooking a sparkling private bay, InterContinental Danang Sun …

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  • Spotlight On The Island Of Ireland In Florida

    Published on : Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Eight tourism companies from the island of Ireland travelled to Florida this week, to take part in a sales blitz with Tourism Ireland.       First stop was the annual Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) in Fort Lauderdale – a …

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  • Ricky Ponting To Pad-Up For Tasmanian Trade Mission

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    Tasmania’s favourite cricket son Ricky Ponting will pad-up for his home state as an Ambassador for Tasmania, and join our trade mission to India next month.   Ricky is Australia’s most successful Test and ODI cricketer and also highly regarded …

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  • Real dragon tales from New Zealand

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    New Zealand is home to curious creatures big and small – penguins, kiwis, hobbits, whales, dolphins, to name a few.The biggest of them all though is one that is not widely known. Hidden in the bush, deep in caves and …

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  • Home-grown Tourism Ideas Sought for 2017; Application Process Reopens

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    The Bermuda Tourism Authority’s (BTA) investment process for home-grown ideas reopens for applications on September 1, 2016. From that date applicants will have one month to submit their ideas to grow the tourism industry and potentially receive funding to make …

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  • Kerala Tourism to organise regional culinary competition

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    While a competition tabling the choicest cuisine from nations along the historic Spice Route is the centerpiece of a unique culinary festival starting next month in Kochi, the gastronomic extravaganza will also showcase the best in local fare from plates …

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  • What you ‘otter’ see

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    Scotland’s horses of the woods, clowns of the sea and black beasts have been added to a line-up of wildlife stars that feature in a VisitScotland interactive e-guidebook on Scotland’s top natural inhabitants.The Scottish Wildlife Series, created by the national …

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  • Oetker Collection Announces Senior Positions In Europe And North America

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    Jean-Pierre Soutric, Senior Vice-President Sales & Marketing for the Oetker Collection, has announced the appointment of Kevin Russell as Head of Sales North America. Based in New York, Kevin will report toCaroline Goux, Vice-President Sales for the Oetker Collection.   …

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  • Queensland Premier Officially Relaunches Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland and Minister for the Arts, today officially reopened the iconic Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort following an extensive AUD$43 million refurbishment at a special ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by the resort’s owners, dignitaries …

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  • CEIR Unveils Trade Show Economic Impact Calculator

    Published on : Friday, August 26, 2016

    The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the availability of its newest resource, the Trade Show Economic Impact Calculator. CEIR’s latest tool for exhibition organizers calculates the economic impact of their exhibition in the city in which the …

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