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What are the best places for 2019 Christmas celebrations in US?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019 15:21

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner. Christmas is the most popular holiday in the USA and one of the most expensive – Americans are ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019 19:28

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in Tanzania, producing a film documentary and a popular book with ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019 22:39

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General for the Seychelles in Germany, Mr. Max Hunzinger, visited the ... Read More

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:03

Warwick Hotels & Resorts (WHR), a global hospitality company present in 25 countries around the world, announced its expansion plans today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) for the Middle ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:30

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to data from the World Travel ... Read More

North Queensland tourists are grounded with help of a beautiful Aboriginal model

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:13

Tourism North Queensland wants its visitors to feel grounded. A beautiful young and pure Australian lady made the cover of Vogue Australia and is now the face of Tourism North Queensland. ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:59

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains extremely stable. As ITB Berlin comes to a close this ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure to mark 25 years of success

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 19:20

OTDYKH Leisure is back September 10-12 2019 with its 25th edition of the world-renowned travel expo. The expo will showcase an impressive 900 exhibitors from over 80 countries and Russian ... Read More

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 7, 2019 01:48

Ever since Miss Uganda won the coveted Miss World Africa in China on December 8, 2018, several organizers have come up with genres of beauty pageants from Miss Tourism, Miss ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 01:30

Resort hotels inVictoria Falls, Kariba, Nyanga and Vumba in Zimbabwe recorded occupancies above 90 percent from December 22 to December 26, with business slowing down thereafter. City hotels had a ... Read More

Poland’s domestic tourism boomed in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 16:26

2018 was a good year for Poland's hospitality sector. According to the latest data, majority of Poles chose to vacation in the country this year. In 2018, more than half ... Read More

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:19

The peak season for Bangladesh tourism is now, but Bangladesh tourists spots like Cox's Bazar are deserted. The Asian country's tourism sector has been hit hard due to the prevailing ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:30

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According to a Hospitality Report Africa - ... Read More

Destination Coorg, the Scotland of India on the Road to promote Domestic Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 01:15

Destination Coorg presents a rural district in the southwest Indian State of Karnataka. Coorg is not just known for its scenic beauty and coffee, but also is a conclave of ... Read More

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018 08:59

See the full list of award winners. This year’s awards attracted 200 entries from 87 organisations and individuals worldwide. The winners were selected by an independent judging committee consisting of ... Read More

India’s inbound arrival to go up in next 6 months

editor editor- April 17, 2013 01:16

India’s inbound tourism strategy needs to be tailored to the leisure segment, business travel, while medical and adventure tourism and domestic tourism should be targeted at the middle age segment ... Read More

Guyana to promote domestic tourism

editor editor- January 18, 2013 09:44

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The promotion of Domestic Tourism is high on the agenda for the tourism ministry this year. Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau to host the PATA Micronesia Chapter Meeting next week

editor editor- December 8, 2012 01:20

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will host the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter Quarterly Membership Meeting next week. Read More

Rearrangement of holidays calendar in Argentina boosts tourism 43 percent

editor editor- November 26, 2012 11:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The rearrangement of the holidays calendar in Argentina has allowed an increase of 43 percent compared to 2011 in the movement of national tourists across the ... Read More

Adventure travel on the rise in India

editor editor- August 8, 2012 03:25

BANGALORE, India - The days of family vacations in India at a nice hill station, with shopping on mall roads, and taking back souvenirs for friends back home seem to ... Read More

Ghana domestic tourism promotion yielding good results

editor editor- July 23, 2012 06:54

ACCRA, Ghana – The Ministry of Tourism's effort to promote domestic tourism is gaining momentum as promotional activities are yielding good results, Mr Alphonse Kumaza, a tourism officer at the ... Read More

New Zealand domestic tourism spending up 11 percent

editor editor- June 5, 2012 07:57

Domestic tourist spending was up 11 per cent to a record figure of almost $10 billion in the year to March 2012, according to a Ministry of Economic Development study. Read More

Zambia keen to promote domestic tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2012 09:12

The Zambia government is keen to promote domestic tourism, but how is that going to happen? Domestic tourism can be either citizen or resident. Many residents visit the parks and ... Read More

Philipinne domestic tourism up 12.28 percent

editor editor- December 5, 2011 05:49

MANILA, Philippines — There has been a marked improvement in domestic tourism, mainly due to the efforts of municipalities in promoting their tourist destinations. Read More

Thailand to promote domestic tourism after severe flooding

editor editor- November 14, 2011 05:57

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has designed a five-pronged strategy to rebuild domestic tourism after the severe flooding. Read More

KTN to launch Travel Diary series to promote domestic tourism

editor editor- October 20, 2011 05:22

(eTN) - Kenya’s premier private television channel, KTN, has signed on to a standard group sponsored deal to air regular features promoting Kenya’s tourism attractions across the country, includin Read More

NTA welcomes introduction of TRIP Act in US Senate

editor editor- October 7, 2011 07:56

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - The introduction of the TRIP Act in the US Senate comes as welcome news to NTA. Read More

NZTourism: Spending on domestic tourism flat in 2011

editor editor- September 7, 2011 07:33

Spending on domestic tourism was flat in the year to June 2011, the Ministry of Economic Development's latest Domestic Travel Survey has found. Read More

South East Asia’s growing popularity threatens India’s domestic tourism

editor editor- September 7, 2011 06:41

KOLKATA, India - The growing popularity of South East Asia as a tourism destination could become one of the biggest threats for the domestic tourism industry. Read More

Saudi Arabia attempts to boost domestic tourism

editor editor- June 6, 2011 04:44

Saudi Arabia is trying to tempt locals to holiday at home by building higher-quality hotels and resorts to counter a sharp decline in domestic tourism. Read More

Easter bunnies hop on Seychelles tourism brand wagon

editor editor- April 27, 2011 04:25

Last Easter Sunday saw Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort and Casino put up an event for visitors and Seychellois families together. They responded to the appeal made by the island’s ... Read More

Jordan’s domestic tourism unlikely to keep industry afloat

editor editor- February 28, 2011 09:59

AMMAN - With some tourism officials pinning their hopes on domestic tourism to keep the industry afloat amidst regional unrest, sector representatives cast doubt whether citizens will be willing to ... Read More

Marketing in times of financial crisis: Tourism recovery strategies for turbulent times

editor editor- June 3, 2009 10:07

A common believe among tourism professionals is that the financial crisis has damaged the entire tourism industry evenly. Read More

Domestic tourism in Australia was tough even before current economic pressure, new report reveals

editor editor- December 17, 2008 10:38

A new tourism report released Tuesday shows that Australia’s domestic tourism was facing significant pressures in the 12 months to September 2008, well before the current economic factors came into Read More