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Mexican Tourism Officials Encouraging Travel to Tamaulipas  KRGV

MCALLEN – Mexican Tourism Officials are encouraging Winter Texans to travel to Tamaulipas.


Travel, tourism director to present statistics in Plymouth  Concord Monitor

PlymouthTravel, tourism director to present statisticsVicki Cimino, director of Travel and Tourism for the state, will present an update on the current statistics of ...


Growth in Dubai's non-oil sector slows, with job cuts in construction, travel and tourism  Gulf Business News

Growth in Dubai's non-oil private sector eased in December even as employment slumped, according to the latest market report by Emirates NBD.


These 5 travel destinations are fighting back against the “Instagram Effect”  Fast Company

Travel these days involves exploring new destinations, eating new foods, making memories, and dodging tourists as they try to snap that perfect Instagram photo ...


Africa’s tourism grows with travel to Tunisia, South Africa, Kenya  Quartz

With over 1.3 billion travelers on the move, the world experienced the highest growth in international tourist arrivals since 2010. Much of the rebound was ...


Tourism for Tomorrow Awards Finalists Announced by WTTC  TravelPulse

The World Travel and Tourism Council announces its 15 finalists in three categories.


Tourism for Tomorrow – the world's most sustainable holidays revealed  The Telegraph

The world's most sustainable and progressive travel organisations have been revealed by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), which today ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Bahrain seeks to attract more tourists  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Bahrain is looking to boost visitor numbers to the kingdom by launching direct flights to new destinations and also attracting international airl.


Nebraska tourism office touts sandhill crane migration  Madison.com

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Tourism Office has launched its first campaign of 2019 by promoting the hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes that ...


Nigeria's Travel, Tourism GPD To Hit N3,605.7bn In 2028  Independent Newspapers Limited

LAGOS – Nigeria's travel and tourism industry has remained in a state of near-misses and failed projections occasioned by the glaring gap and huge vacuum in ...


Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed out the growing ties,


Optimism from leaders of Caribbean tourism groups  Travel Weekly

This current era of constant change requires everyone "to be nimble, adaptable and innovative," said CHTA president Patricia Affonso-Dass.


Warning over holiday villa scams as customer lose thousands - and how to avoid being conned  Chronicle Live

Barclays' found more than third of conned-customers lost between £1000 and £5000 through dodgy holiday villa bookings.


Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about 14%


Sri Lanka Tourism makes inroads in India  ft.lk

Sri Lanka Tourism made its presence felt at the India International Travel & Tourism Exhibition held in Mumbai, India on 10 and 11 January. Minister of Tourism ...


Stop taking selfies with wombats, tourists on remote Australian island told  The Independent

Visitors to a remote Tasmanian island are being urged to stop taking selfies with wombats. Maria Island, off the eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia, has ...


Vietnam International Travel Tourism Mart 2019 spotlights green trend  VietNamNet Bridge

Green tourism will be the main theme of the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2019, which is scheduled for March 27 – 30 in Hanoi.


Tourism dept to start promotional drive today  The Tribune India

Tribune News *Service*. Srinagar, January 15. The Department of Tourism will embark on an aggressive countrywide marketing campaign from Wednesday till ...


Trump's Cuba policy hurts private sector, new figures say  ABC Action News

President Donald Trump's Cuba policy is driving millions of dollars from the island's private entrepreneurs to its state-run tourism sector, the opposite of its ...


Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

Coffee has the potential to become a commodity that can change communities through linkages with tourism says Jamaica Tourism Minister.


Matta Urges Govt to Grant Visa-Free Travel to Chinese & Indian Tourists to Boost Tourism  WORLD OF BUZZ

Recently, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) suggested that the government should consider granting visa-free travel for tourists ...


N.Y. Draws a Record 65 Million Tourists (in Spite of Trump’s Trade War, Many Were Chinese)  The New York Times

The number of visitors to New York City climbed for the ninth year, led by tourists from the United States, the United Kingdom, China and Canada.


Huge upsurge in Google searches for Cyprus tourism  Cyprus Mail

Google searches by people interested in tourism in Cyprus reach about 100 million a year, while in 2017 there was a 60 per cent increase, according to the ...


Westchester Names NY Agency For Travel, Tourism  White Plains, NY Patch

WHITE PLAINS, NY — Westchester County Tourism & Film, the official destination marketing organization for Westchester County, has named Mower its agency ...


Is medical tourism right for you? Could save you big bucks, but there are risks  WPTV.com

There's a spotlight on medical tourism after it was revealed Sen. Rand Paul would travel to Canada for surgery. Traveling to another country for medical care is ...


Unruly tourists causing chaos in New Zealand face deportation  NEWS.com.au

The tourists at the centre of a storm after leaving rubbish on a New Zealand beach and abusing a local woman have spoken exclusively to the New Zealand ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Oman Air certified on Schema18.2 of Iata NDC Level 3  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

National carrier Oman Air has received level 3 New Distribution Capability (NDC) certification; the highest certification awarded by Internationa.


Travel News - 'Concept of responsible tourism comes naturally to Evolve Back Resorts'  TravelBizMonitor

House of Ramapuram, a family pioneered sustainable and responsible luxury hospitality in the country, had rebranded their hospitality venture, Orange County ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Flyadeal takes delivery of 11th A320ceo aircraft  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Saudi low-cost carrier flyadeal has received the 11th and last of its initial fleet of new Airbus A320ceo aircraft. Al-Theeb, &lsq.


'Star Wars' locations boost Tunisia tourism [Travel]  africanews

Tunisia 'Star Wars' franchise film locations and sets woo tourists.


Local guides front new South Africa tourism promotion  Travel Weekly UK

Twelve local guides are the face of a new South African Tourism promotional push. The 'Meet Your South Africa' campaign showcases the wealth travel ...


New Redondo Beach Travel & Tourism nonprofit gets green light on contract  The Beach Reporter

City officials approved a five-year contract Tuesday to allow the newly formed Redondo Beach Travel & Tourism (RBTT), comprised of the 15 lodging businesses ...


Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2019  GTP Headlines

Under the slogan "Tourism is the forum of all industries" Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market returns during March 31 - April 3, 2019.


'Unruly' group of tourists prompt warning patience with tourists could wear thin  Stuff.co.nz

Tourists need to bring benefits to the country, or Kiwis' patience will wear thin.


Amid slowing tourism growth, DAP MP tells gov't to heed visa-free call  Malaysiakini

Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng has urged Putrajaya to heed the call by the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) to enable visa-free travel for ...


Experts make strong case for domestic tourism  The New Times

Local tourists tour a waterfall in Nyungwe National Park during the Tembera u Rwanda campaign. Faustin Niyigena. Twitter · Facebook · Email · Whatsapp ...


Travel News - Joint efforts are required to double the bilateral tourism between China and India: Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui  TravelBizMonitor

Luo Zhaouhui , Ambassador of China to India has called for combined efforts on the part of governments and private industry in the travel and tourism industry ...


Travel buddies and savvy boating: Six of the most interesting travel and tourism startups to come out of Slingshot's Horizon accelerator  SmartCompany.com.au

The Horizon Accelerator Program showcased startups carving new paths in travel and tourism. Here are some of our favourites.


Brexit not expected to hurt local tourism  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Whether or not the British parliament comes up with an agreement before the country's scheduled departure from the European Union March 29, tourism officials ...


The Google glitch causing tourists to skip Queensland’s outback  9Honey

In a world where if Google says it, it must be true, Queensland's government has made claims that tourists are avoiding more remote parts of the state due to ...


Hank Phillips: State riding a big tourism wave, creating major economic impact across the state  User-generated content

Kentucky is riding a tourism wave that promises to grow, adding to its already impressive contributions to the state's economy. Tourism-related businesses and ...


Mayoralty bet eyes tourism for employment, economy  Sun.Star

CITING an international travel and tourism report that for every 30 new tourists, one new job is created, Angeles City mayoralty bet and Alexander Cauguiran ...


Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority Announces Inaugural Participation in Matka Nordic Travel Fair  Al-Bawaba

In line with its strategy to reach out to and explore new global markets, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) announced its ...


Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security.


Japan imposes new tourist tax on visitors departing the country  The Independent

Visitors departing Japan can now expect to pay a 1000 yen (£7.20) tourist tax upon leaving the country.


Rising China-Canada tensions could impact BC tourism | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Canada issues a travel warning advisory and some tourism organizations pause their advertising in China, amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute.


Iceland's Northern Lights turn deadly for tourists  IOL

Spending a clear winter night under an Arctic sky lit up by spectacular streaks of colour from the Northern Lights is an ...


Travel News - Eco & Eductaional tourism are the sectors we are focusing on: Malaysia  TravelBizMonitor

Tourism Malaysia Mumbai has conducted a roadshow in Mumbai on January 9, 2019 at St Regis Hotel. A total of 30 participants from 22 organisations from ...


Sri Lanka tourism starts to recover from political crisis hit  EconomyNext

ECONOMYNEXT- Bookings at Sri Lankan hotels have started to recover in January 2019, industry officials said, after being hit from a political and economic ...


The Game of Thrones effect – how the TV series has been a blessing and a curse for tourism  The Telegraph

Few television series have had such a profound impact on tourism as HBO's fantasy epic Game of Thrones.


To Attract Investment, Dubai Tourism Makes It Easier to Set Up Tourism Companies  Meetings & Conventions

Dubai will waive bank guarantees required to set up tourism companies as part of an initiative to lower the cost of doing business and to attract investments that ...


A river ride to Rishikesh: India's new adventure capital  The Guardian

Rishikesh shot to fame when the Beatles arrived, in search of enlightenment. Half a century on, the area is attracting a different kind of seeker – those after rapids ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Experience Hub to showcase Yas Island at Indian travel expo  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Experience Hub, the trade and promotion arm of Yas Island Abu Dhabi, is set to participate at the South Asian Travel and Trade Exhibition (Satte)


Turtle Tourism likely to be the next big thing in Odisha  Times of India

Odisha's Puri Beach recently observed turtle festival, where tourists, environmentalists and researchers gathered in a bid to promote eco-tourism and help ...


Outback angst with Google Maps way off the beaten track  The Australian

Fragile rural communities fighting for their share of Australias multibillion-dollar tourism industry have taken aim at one of the worlds biggest companies, saying ...


Google Maps' 'incorrect' outback travel times could be deterring tourists, businesses say  ABC News

Business owners in Queensland's south-west say travel times on Google Maps are inaccurate and could be deterring tourists from making the trip to the bush ...


Can a 'Silk Visa' Boost Tourism in Central Asia?  The Diplomat

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan plan to introduce a common visa. The new visa, dubbed the “Silk Visa” is in the final stages of preparation and will enable foreigners ...


'Volcano Tourism' Is on the Rise — and Geologists Say It Needs to Stop  Travel+Leisure

Earlier this year, a “lava bomb” crashed through the roof of a sightseeing boat in Hawaii, injuring 23 people. Last year, an 11-year-old boy died in Italy when he ...


Millions of Americans will tune in to Ireland this week as tourism drive begins  IrishCentral

Tourism Ireland kicks off its promotional drive for 2019 in the all-important American market on Monday, 24 December– with a major, week-long TV campaign ...


The Top 15 Places To Travel In 2019  Forbes

So many blank days on the calendar. Draw a red line through a week or two and strategize your 2019 travel plans. Here are 15 exciting destinations we predict ...


Tourism Portals  Planeta.com

In 2019 we are relaunching our global guide to tourism portals around the world. We ask how well institutions respond/interact/engage with locals and visitors on ...


New Zealand's worst tourists? Four other examples of bad behaviour from visitors  New Zealand Herald

A family of unruly tourists from the UK has dominated headlines in New Zealand this week and they've left a trail of controversial incidents on the road from ...


Series of events in the USA to further promote Greek tourism | TornosNews.gr  Tornos News International Edition

North Events will organise a series of events in the USA in an effort to further promote Greek tourism, ANA reports. The first event planned is the 2nd Greek ...


The 19 Best Places for a Big Trip in 2019  Thrillist

Looking to get away? Here are the best places to go in 2019 to make the most your precious vacation time this year.


Tourism companies partner on 'Hamilton' production in Puerto Rico  Travel Weekly

The production of "Hamilton" running for a limited engagement this month in Puerto Rico has allotted a certain number of tickets available through packages ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Dubai hotel occupancy dips despite demand growth  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Hotels in Dubai posted declines in occupancy and revenues in December despite tourism inflows during the holiday season, primarily due to an infl.


Luxury Italian Brands Fashion Travel Experiences  Skift

Given Italy's reputation as a style trendsetter, it's instructive to look at how the country's major fashion houses and luxury purveyors are starting to Given Italy's ...


Azerbaijan Invites Indian Travellers to 'Take Another Look'  THE WEEK

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with Business Wire India. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.)


Amsterdam, Venice and more popular travel destinations that are sick and tired of tourists  USA TODAY

People go to new places to explore charming villages, unspoiled beaches and ancient architecture – but what happens when the interest in popular destinations ...


Global Sports Tourism Market 2019-2023| 36% CAGR Projection over the Next Five Years | Technavio  Associated Press

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2019--The global sports tourism market is expected to post a CAGR of over 36% during the period 2019-2023, according ...


Cape May County Technical High School Students’ Attendance at New Jersey Tourism Conference  Press of Atlantic City

Twelve students from Cape May County Technical High School's travel, tourism, event planning and marketing program attended the New Jersey Conference on ...


Thai visitors unfazed by Japan levy  Bangkok Post

Thai outbound travel to Japan is set to continue growing this year despite the new departure tax, or sayonara levy, charged to all passengers leaving the country.


'Rude' travelling family face deportation after police called to incident at Hamilton Burger King  Stuff.co.nz

A woman who is part of the "unruly" family travelling New Zealand and causing mayhem has been arrested. The 26-year-old will appear in the Hamilton District ...


It's official - 2018 was Ireland's busiest ever year for tourism  Independent.ie

There may still be several sleeps 'til Christmas, but Tourism Ireland is calling it. 2018 was the.


Start-up Bamboo Airways launches flights in crowded Vietnam market  Channel NewsAsia

Vietnam's Bamboo Airways completed its long-delayed maiden commercial flight on Wednesday, heightening competition in the aviation sector of the ...


Can a $2.5bn eco-initiative save Florida’s beaches?  The Telegraph

Florida's new tourism supremo has vowed to take full advantage of a massive $2.5billion initiative to attack the causes of the “red tide” that blighted major parts of ...


ATF: Drive for quality tourism  TTR Weekly

HALONG BAY, 16 January 2019: ASEAN tourism leaders are meeting here in Halong Bay, this week, to advance the cause of quality tourism in the 10-member ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Dubai Investments, Millennium Hotels plan new hospitality project  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Dubai Investments has signed a partnership with Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA to commence work on the Copthorne Creek Hotel, a 138-room hot.


Korea Grand Sale gears up for kick off - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Korean tourism authorities were set Monday for the official opening of the Korea Grand Sale, an annual event for foreign shoppers with events, promotions and ...


10 'must-photograph' travel destinations for 2019  Evening Standard

It's no secret that Instagram has changed the way we travel. Iconic vistas are now plagued with queues of visitors all lining up to get their own Instagram-famous ...


A record year for Cuba tourism numbers  Travel Weekly

The 2018 figure is higher than 2017's 4.5 million visitors but lower than the projected 5.1 million arrivals, according to Alejandro Gil, Cuba's minister of economy ...


Deputy tourism minister begins talks with stakeholders  Cyprus Mail

Cyprus must not get complacent with the growth in tourist arrivals in recent years and needs to diversify its product, deputy minister for tourism Savvas Perdios ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Saudi airports welcome over 98m passengers in 2018  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Airports across Saudi Arabia together recorded a 7.4 per cent increase in passenger traffic in 2018 compared to the previous year, with the total.


Cairns suburb soars into Wotif’s top 10 list of Australian tourist towns  The Cairns Post

A BEACHSIDE suburb of Cairns has inexplicably cruised into a list of the top 10 tourist towns of Australia not that locals are surprised.


Edinburgh could introduce £2 tourist tax after plan wins approval  The Independent

An £2 Edinburgh tourist tax has garnered strong support in a public consultation. The Edinburgh City Council today said that it had received more than 2500 ...


Unlocking a kingdom's long-hidden treasures  The Washington Post

The treasures are strewn over a swath of Saudi Arabia bigger than Lake Ontario, rising from the desert: a rambling Nabataean necropolis, a field of soaring ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality RJ backs Aqaba Winter Carnival with special sales promo  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

In a bid to encourage travel to Aqaba for the Winter Carnival, national carrier Royal Jordanian (RJ) is offering an attractive fare of JD57 ($80.


Maroulis Travel Honored for Business Excellence in Greek Tourism  GTP Headlines

Greek tourism transport services provider Maroulis Travel has been honored for business excellence at the Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards 2018.


Japan tourism targeted with new partnership  Shine News

Shanghai-based Spring Tour and Japan's biggest travel agency JTB inked an agreement and jointly launched a one-stop *service* platform for Japan tourism on ...


Tourism sector investors sample coast offerings  Business Daily

A team from the world's leading tourism group, Tourism Union International (TUI), is in the country to discuss business ventures.


25 holidays to reboot your life | Travel  The Guardian

From yoga to surfing to pool therapy, Yorkshire to Sardinia to Poland, find yourself on an amazing retreat.


New transport links boost business and tourism for Hong Kong and Pearl River Delta  euronews

Hong Kong's new high-speed train station, along with the new Hong Kong - Zhuhai – Macao bridge, have slashed travel times for millions of people throughout ...


Kumbh Mela 2019: From Washing Your Sins to a Destination on Travel Checklist, Is The Religious Pilgrimage  LatestLY

The Kumbh Mela is a religious event which sees a vast ocean of people coming together for their belief to get rid of all their past sins. The basic premise of ...


Heavy Snowfall in Alps Leaves 6 Dead and Strands Tourists  The New York Times

BERLIN — Once-in-a-generation heavy snowfall has paralyzed travel and tourism in parts of the Alps, with conditions that have left at least six people dead, ...


Accessible tourism is tourism for all | FT Online  ft.lk

There is an increasingly strong financial incentive for those involved in tourism to make their facilities safe and accessible equally to everyone. For different ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Emirates announces flight updates for airport runway upgrade  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport&rsqu.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Shop Bahrain offers fun-filled in-mall activities  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Visitors and residents in Bahrain are in for a treat this month as malls across the kingdom have lined up exciting activities, entertainments, di.


Uzbekistan extends visa-free travel to Germans in tourism bid - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Uzbekistan said Friday it will allow German citizens to visit for up to 30 days visa-free to boost tourism as the ex-Soviet country emerges from long-term isolation.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality UAE online travel sales seen topping $4.7bn in 2018  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

The value of UAE online travel sales in 2018 is forecast to reach Dh17.3 billion ($4.71 billion), driven by a growing population, an increasing n.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Bahrain plans new VAT refund scheme for tourists  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Bahrain's National Bureau for Taxation (NBT) is reviewing the final details of a scheme which will allow visitors to claim refunds on a portion of VAT paid on ...


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