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GST dampening West Indian state Goa's New Year's party

19 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Heavy taxation imposition, GST, lack of proper tourism infrastructure, expensive hotel and Christmas tariffs and poor planning have resulted in a drop in tourist arrivals in West Indian state, Goa.
Messias, whose organisation, the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa, is one of the oldest travel and industry collectives in the state, said that if concerns of the tourism industry are not addressed soon, it may meet the fate of the state's mining industry, which has been virtually defunct for six years due to excessive exploitation of natural resources and poor management.
Messias told that...
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Taiwan Tourism sees the arrival of 11 million international tourists in 2018

Taiwan Tourism sees the arrival of 11 million international tourists in 2018

20 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The tourism in Taiwan sees a rapid growth in this year with the arrival of 11 million international tourists.
The 11 millionth tourist to visit Taiwan in2018 is a Japanese tourist. He arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on a flight from Kansai International Airport on Sunday. Shinobu Nishikawa, a doctor from Nara, received an unexpected grand welcome from the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan.
The toruism bureau gifted Nishikawa two free air tickets to the destination of his choice, a three-day travel pass for Taiwan's high-speed rail, free accommodation at five-star hotels in Taipei...
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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 ...

Travellers embrace Airbnb for 2019 Chinese New Year, Songkran and Golden Week

Travellers embrace Airbnb for 2019 Chinese New Year, Songkran and Golden Week

The new data shows that travellers to Thailand are increasingly turning to Airbnb for accommodation during big tourism events. Read more ...

Spain receives 82.6 million foreign tourists last year

Spain receives 82.6 million foreign tourists last year

As per Spanish government figures, the country received a national record of 82.6 million foreign tourists last year. Read more ...

Edinburgh airport welcomes record 14 million people

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Thailand all prepared to observe Chinese New Year celebrations

Thailand all prepared to observe Chinese New Year celebrations

The Tourism Authority of Thailand or TAT declared that the Royal Thai Government has permitted the extension of the visa-on-arrival fee waiver for citizens of almost 20 nations... Read more ...

ABTA: More than 4.5 million UK holidaymakers set to escape cold this winter

ABTA: More than 4.5 million UK holidaymakers set to escape cold this winter

As per a report by ABTA more than 4.5 million of the UK holidaymakers will go on a winter holiday to warmer destinations as the weather in the UK might turn worse at the end of... Read more ...

Travellers embrace Airbnb for 2019 Chinese New Year, Songkran and Golden Week

Travellers embrace Airbnb for 2019 Chinese New Year, Songkran and Golden Week

The new data shows that travellers to Thailand are increasingly turning to Airbnb for accommodation during big tourism events. Last year, Thai Airbnb hosts welcomed over... Read more ...