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Zimbabwe witnesses 4% increase in tourist arrivals last year

11 days ago   |   By Travel and Tour World

Zimbabwe saw tourist arrivals increase to 4% in the nine months to September 2018 to 1.8 million from 1.7 million in the same period the previous year.
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In 2018, Grenada was recorded with 500,000 visitors!

In 2018, Grenada was recorded with 500,000 visitors!

11 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Grenada attained historic milestone last year greeting more than half a million visitors to the shores of the destination.
Spread across all the niche markets, the combined cruise, yachting and stay over arrivals for 2018 was around 528,077 representing a 12.90 percent growth over 2017.
A powerful performance was recorded in stay over arrivals with a 9.97 percent growth, moving from 146,375 to 160,970 visitors with special emphasis given to the bumper Christmas season in which an expansion of 17 percent was recorded.
In 2018, Canada recorded the highest growth rate with a 19.05 percent...
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Last year, Nepal welcomed record tourists!

Last year, Nepal welcomed record tourists!

11 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In 2018, tourist arrivals in Nepal topped one million for the first time. This got boosted up by increased visitors from countries like India, China, the U.S., Sri Lanka and the U.K.
The Himalayan nation witnessed the number of tourists to rise nearly 25 percent as it welcomed a record of 1,173,072 visitors in last year, the country's tourism authorities said Tuesday.
Nepal's tourism minister, Rabindra Adhikari, called the new total “remarkable.” 2018 also witnessed a record of 807 climbers who reached the summit of Mount Everest, including 563 summits from Nepal.
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

BCD Travel and AstraZeneca take top honors at Business Travel Awards

BCD Travel and AstraZeneca take top honors at Business Travel Awards

BCD Travel and a key client, AstraZeneca, both took top honors at the 2019 Business Travel Awards , presented at a Jan. 21 gala in London with 1,200 attendees. The awards... Read more ...

International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion Two Years Ahead of Forecasts

International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion Two Years Ahead of Forecasts

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO's long term forecast issued in 2010 indicated... Read more ...

Thai tourism organisations step up war on plastic

Thai tourism organisations step up war on plastic

The Thai Hotels Association is joining the Tourism Authority of Thailand in its ongoing effort aimed at reducing the use of plastic. Various campaigns will encourage hotels... Read more ...

At the New York Times Travel Show, UTB to showcase tourism possibilities of...

At the New York Times Travel Show, UTB to showcase tourism possibilities of Uganda!

In its constant efforts to endorse Uganda as one of the premier tourist destination in Africa, in the next few days, the Uganda Tourism Board will take part in the New York... Read more ...

Middle East gets its first ever MICE, Business and Luxury Travel Awards

Middle East gets its first ever MICE, Business and Luxury Travel Awards

The 7th Annual MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel Congress 2019 is calling for nominations to the regions' first ever, one of a kind, most coveted MALT Excellence Awardsthat... Read more ...

Roadshow Ho Chi Minh City Tourism at ATF 2019 showcases Vietnamese attractions

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Department of Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City organised the “Roadshow Ho Chi Minh City Tourism” at the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 and TRAVEX Exhibition at Halong City, Quang Ninh... Read more ...

Israel opens its airport to boost tourism in Eilat

Israel opens its airport to boost tourism in Eilat

Israel opened a new international airport outside its Red Sea resort of Eilat on January 21, hoping to boost winter tourism from Europeans and provide an alternative for times... Read more ...

HSMAI Announces 2019 Americas Board and Executive Committee

HSMAI Announces 2019 Americas Board and Executive Committee

The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International proudly announces its 2019 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The board is composed of a diverse... Read more ...

Large group of travel buyers from China to attend 37th annual Caribbean...

Large group of travel buyers from China to attend 37th annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace

A large group of travel buyers from China would attend the largest tourism marketing event in the region, which would take place in Montego Bay later this month. Read more ...

IBTM Arabia: The Middle East - changing perceptions

IBTM Arabia: The Middle East - changing perceptions

From ancient holy land, to oil rich nation, to its latest incarnation as an innovative and open business events hub, Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director - Middle East, Arabian... Read more ...