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Oman opens permanent tourim office in Riyadh

MUSCAT, Oman - The Ministry of Tourism in Oman has announced that it has set up a representative office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia that will tap the Kingdom's image as a major outbound market in the GCC

Mexico surpasses targets for tourist arrivals and private investment in tourism...

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The Mexico Ministry of Tourism reports that private investment for the development and maintenance of tourism projects in the period January 2007 to September 2012 reached $20,12

India government and tourism pledges support for SATTE 2013

The Ministry of Tourism (MoT), government of India has pledged its support and confirmed their participation at SATTE 2013.

Series of tourism meetings set for Seychelles

Everyone involved in the Seychelles’ tourism industry has been invited for a series of industry meetings, which will be led by Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture.

Israeli tourism to invest heavily in Eilat

The Ministry of Tourism is expected to invest about NIS 41 million in the southern resort town of Eilat in 2012.

Mexico to welcome leaders from T20 and World Travel and Tourism...

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico's Ministry of Tourism and the Mexico Tourism Board are pleased to welcome this week, the leaders of the T20 and the WTTC, to Merida and the Riviera Maya for two high level

Seychelles new Minister heads delegation to SADC and RETOSA

The newly-appointed Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, will be in Mauritius between March 26-29, 2012 to attend the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministers of

New Dominican tourism ad campaign goes social

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism has taken the idea of social networking to a new level with their 2012 Dominican Republic social media-inspired ad campaign.

Minister: 80 to 90 percent of Indian hotels lack accreditation

Around 80 to 90 per cent of hotels in India do not come forward for accreditation despite Government of India's efforts to make them do so.

Jamaican tourism launches HIV/AIDS awareness campaign

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Tourism, through the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), has launched an extensive public awareness HIV/AIDS campaign in an effort to reduce risky sexual

Official tourism website of Dominican Republic earns rave reviews

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Build your dream paradise vacation on Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism's award-wining website: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.

UNWTO takes action to save tourism industry in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rafai has written letters to the President of Pakistan, Mr.

Nepal approves Incentive Rule book to promote MICE tourism

The government of Nepal has finalized and approved the Incentive Rule Book to promote MICE tourism and has already put it into implementation.

Israel Ministry of tourism develops new Catholic pilgrimage itinerary

NEW YORK, New York – The Israel Ministry of Tourism has released a new booklet entitled, A Holy Land Pilgrimage: In the Footsteps of the Virgin Mary, which details a new Catholic pilgrimage itinerar

Rainforest Cafe at Victoria Falls receives UNESCO stamp of approval

(eTN) - The United Nations Education and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) has endorsed the Rainforest Cafe that was constructed at the entrance of the Victoria Falls rainforest, the Permanent Secretar

Ministry of Tourism: Dominican Republic open for business

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - The Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism is providing the facts to ensure travelers have all of the information on the health situation in the DR concerning

Destination news: tourism’s value recognized with the newly-created Argentinean Ministry of...

MADRID, Spain – UNWTO welcomes that several countries have recently placed tourism higher on their national political and economic agendas.

Corruption charges rocks Kenya tourism

The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Rebecca Nabutola, and the former Kenya Tourist Board chief executive, Dr.

Israel Ministry of Tourism sends delegation to National Religious Broadcasters Convention

NEW YORK, NY - The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced that it will send a special delegation to the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) 2009 Convention in Nashville, Tennessee on February 8.

MITUR to hold forum on extending scope of National Tourism Plan...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (September 16, 2008) - The El Salvador Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) will hold a "Forum of Reflection" this coming September 17 and 18 to extend the scope of the 2014 National

Central America receives technical equipment for its tourism activities

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - The Ministry of Tourism of El Salvador (MITUR), through the Salvadoran Tourism Corporation (CORSATUR), this morning signed the donation certificate for technical equipment

Ministry of Tourism to open India Tourism Office in Beijing

India Tourism Office in Beijing will be inaugurated on April 7, 2008 by the Union Minister for Tourism & Culture Smt. Ambika Soni. This will be the 14th overseas office for Ministry of Tourism. The India tourism Office in Beijing is being inaugurated as per agreed plan of action for India-China Friendship Year Celebrations during 2007.

Rome’s Globe08: A rousing success

ROME (eTN) – The official figures have not been released yet, but by all accounts, this year’s edition of Rome’s foremost international exhibition Globe was a success.

Minister for efforts to enhance tourism activities in Pakistan

The Ministry of Tourism organised a one-day ‘National Tourism Workshop - 2008’ along with a photographic exhibition for developing ‘Tourism Vision- 2030’ to upgrade the National Tourism Policy.

Yemen gov’t condemns Dawan terror attack

SANA’A, Yemen (eTN) - A source at the Interior Ministry stated that some terror elements ambushed on Friday afternoon a group of Belgian tourists killing two female Belgian tourists, Klaudi Klawy and Catharine Glory, and a Yemeni driver, Ahmed al-Amiri in Dawan district in Hadramout, while three were injured--a Belgian tourist and two Yemenis.