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Zimbabwe witnesses 4% increase in tourist arrivals last year

2 monthes 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!

2 monthes 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!

2 monthes 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 ...

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport Puts Spring in Its Step

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport Puts Spring in Its Step

Frankfurt Airport continues to strengthen its status as Germany's leading international aviation hub. Starting on March 31, travelers will be able to fly from Frankfurt to a... Read more ...

2,700 American Airlines flights cancelled, Boeing 737 Max grounded

2,700 American Airlines flights cancelled, Boeing 737 Max grounded

Due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max after two fatal crashes in October, American Airlines on Sunday announced the extension of flight cancellation through April 24 along... Read more ...

Planning Long-Term Travel? 10 Ways to Make the Most of an Extended Stay

Planning Long-Term Travel? 10 Ways to Make the Most of an Extended Stay

Whether it's for business or pleasure, if you have a stint of extended travel on the horizon, consider yourself lucky. With these extended-travel tips on your side, you can... Read more ...

Food, Wine and Excellent Tunes: The West's Festival Scene Is Hopping

Food, Wine and Excellent Tunes: The West's Festival Scene Is Hopping

Whether your ideal festival scene is spending the day tasting world-class wines or listening to a symphony under the stars, there's something special about experiencing the... Read more ...

Passenger Satisfaction at Baggage Collection Jumps to a New High with Mobile...

Passenger Satisfaction at Baggage Collection Jumps to a New High with Mobile Notifications

While the adoption of technology has improved passenger satisfaction across the airport journey, the biggest jump by far over the past year was at baggage collection. SITA's... Read more ...

Popular East Yorkshire Footpath Reopens as Network Rail Installs Temporary...

Popular East Yorkshire Footpath Reopens as Network Rail Installs Temporary Flood Defence

A popular footpath which runs between Hessle and North Ferriby has today reopened after Network Rail engineers completed work to install a temporary flood defence system. The... Read more ...

Racing Superstar Lewis Hamilton on Motivation and Why the British Grand Prix...

Racing Superstar Lewis Hamilton on Motivation and Why the British Grand Prix is Electric

2018 was a superb year for Lewis Hamilton. The 33-year-old British racing driver earned his fifth FIA Formula One World Drivers' Championship in October. Then - just two weeks... Read more ...

Iran looks at Bitcoin to protect tourism from US sanctions

Iran looks at Bitcoin to protect tourism from US sanctions

Iran is looking at adopting more Bitcoin and cryptocurrency as a way to ensure the flow of much-needed revenue from its tourism industry. This move comes as state officials try... Read more ...

Norwegian cruise ship Viking Sky rescued from disaster, no casualty

Norwegian cruise ship Viking Sky rescued from disaster, no casualty

Passengers on Viking Sky watched the gray waves churn on Saturday afternoon and the horizon teeter as their massive ship, carrying 1,373 people, was overwhelmed by the... Read more ...

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta raises over $40,000 for Local Foundations with...

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta raises over $40,000 for Local Foundations with Motorworld Car Raffle

Organizers of the St Maarten Heineken Regatta are pleased to announce that a total of $41,900 was raised during the event for local foundations. Read more ...