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NT Tourism extends its offering of free flights to US tourists

3 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Aiming to capitalize on Tourism Australia's Crocodile Dundee campaign offering US tourists free flights to the Northern Territory will be extended after the allocated seats weren't filled.
In February, a trailer for a Crocodile Dundee reboot, which would be a multi-million-dollar tourism ad, was viewed by more than 100 million Americans when it screened during the Super Bowl.
At the time, NT Tourism Minister Lauren Moss said she would be leveraging the campaign to attract US tourists to the territory.
One of the initiatives was the Fly Free to the Outback campaign for attracting tourists...
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Uganda attracts Chinese tourist

Uganda attracts Chinese tourist

3 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Uganda's tourism official have stepped up efforts to attract attract more Chinese tourists to the east African country.
Daudi Migereko, chairperson Uganda Tourism Board said that the government is in the process of hiring an international public relations firm to market Uganda in China.
He further stated that they choose to put in more efforts in marketing China as it is one of the major sources of tourists in the world.
It is observed that the Chinese tour in big numbers and spend more time as compared to tourists from other countries. The maximum time they spend the more money the...
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Kenya is considering of charter incentives program to enhance tourism

Kenya is considering of charter incentives program to enhance tourism

3 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The Kenyan government explained on Sunday that it will assess a charter incentives program to fit in low-cost carriers and scheduled flights that would perk up tourist numbers into the country.
Joe Okudo, permanent secretary at the tourism ministry, stated that the number of charters has increased from one charter to the current number of 10, enhancing tourism business in the region that had recorded a major decline due to negative travel advisories.
“This move would not only strengthen our destination's brand visibility as a whole in the source markets but increase visitor number. It will...
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Gujarat Tourism officials hope that ‘Statue of Unity' will attract more tourists

Gujarat Tourism officials hope that ‘Statue of Unity' will attract more tourists

3 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Ever since its opened for public, the 182-meter-tall Statute of Unity has witnessed over 1 lakh visitors and is expected that it will help Gujarat to attract more tourists along with international visitors in the coming months.
“The statue will help in achieving considerable growth in tourist arrivals to Gujarat. In 2017, Gujarat received 5.2 crore tourists of which 10 lakh were foreign nationals. Visitors have been thronging the site since the first day which saw 10,000 people come in,” S.J. Haider, Principal Secretary Gujarat said. “This year, Gujarat recorded a year-on-year growth of...
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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 ...

World Bank boost Ghana tourism with $40 million grant

World Bank boost Ghana tourism with $40 million grant

The President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has announced that the World Bank has approved a $40 million grant to support the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Arts and its... Read more ...

Tourism Ireland adds more global attractions to St. Paddy's Day Celebration

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Tourism Ireland declared several new landmarks that will be going green as part of the organisation's Global Greening for St. Patrick's Day. Read more ...

Developer announces hotel-convention center in south Cheyenne

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A Wyoming developer announced Friday his plans to build a 70,000-square-foot, $55 million hotel and convention center in south Cheyenne. The project will be the largest in... Read more ...

US issues new spring break travel advisory for Mexico after five killed in...

US issues new spring break travel advisory for Mexico after five killed in Cancun

The U.S. State Department has issued new travel warning for American travelers traveling south of the border, specifically in certain Mexican states. All 31 states in Mexico... Read more ...

The Marianas Visitors Authority will reintroduce the Marianas to its primary...

The Marianas Visitors Authority will reintroduce the Marianas to its primary tourism markets

The Marianas Visitors Authority, which is expecting a $1.4 million budget deficit in the current fiscal year, will “reintroduce” the Marianas to its primary tourism markets... Read more ...

The new West Java Kertajati International Airport to open up greater travel...

The new West Java Kertajati International Airport to open up greater travel opportunities

Tourism Malaysia is taking measures to draw more Indonesian tourists and perk up yield in terms of leisure and MICE travelers heading to Malaysia by organizing a series of... Read more ...

The Langham, Hong Kong Retains Five-Star Rating From The 2019 Forbes Travel...

The Langham, Hong Kong Retains Five-Star Rating From The 2019 Forbes Travel Guide Awards

The Langham, Hong Kong has once again been awarded a Five-Star rating at the annual Forbes Travel Guide Awards unveiled on 20 February 2019. Acknowledged as one of the top 210... Read more ...

Mexico's popular Caribbean tourist destination resilient despite setbacks

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Despite setbacks, the tourism sector in the state of Quintana Roo, home to Mexico's most popular Caribbean tourist destination, remains resilient, the region's top tourism... Read more ...

Turkey jolted by 5.0 magnitude earthquake for 46 sec

Turkey jolted by 5.0 magnitude earthquake for 46 sec

North-western Turkey was rattled by an earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale. The Istanbul-based Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, however... Read more ...

Azerbaijan tourism showcases itself at “Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show”

Azerbaijan tourism showcases itself at “Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show”

Azerbaijan's tourism potential was showcased at the “Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show” held on February 16-17, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Read more ...