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NT Tourism extends its offering of free flights to US tourists

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

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