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Destination leaders to collaborate at Travel Exchange

Destination leaders to collaborate at Travel Exchange

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - NTA will host two Destination Leaders Forums on January 23 in Orlando, Florida, where chief executives of destination marketing organizations will discuss the challenges they have faced during a struggling global economy, its effect … December 20, 2012
Seychelles DMCs intensify their move on South America’s market

Seychelles DMCs intensify their move on South America’s market

Seychelles penetration on the South American markets of Brazil and Argentina had set the marketing wheel going for the islands’ local Destination Management Companies (DMCs) to move to capture their fair share of the Brazilian tourism market. Brazil’s … September 13, 2012
International tourism off to a strong start in 2012

International tourism off to a strong start in 2012

The first results of 2012 indicate that international tourism continued to show sustained growth in spite of challenging economic conditions. During the first two months of 2012, international tourist arrivals grew by an estimated 5.7 percent compared … May 10, 2012
International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Tanzania as destination member

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Tanzania as destination member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism in Tanzania, Africa, has become a destination member. Tanzania’s tourism has seen steady growth and currently contributes over 16 percent … May 7, 2012
Malawi joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

Malawi joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the southern African country of Malawi has become a destination member. This makes the 6th country from Africa to join ICTP since its recent inception. Chairman of ICTP, Juergen … March 22, 2012
Seychelles… the new destination for the Indian market

Seychelles… the new destination for the Indian market

The Seychelles delegates, who were taking part in the Outbound Travel Mart (OTM) from February 17 to 26 in India, have returned in the country, satisfied with the interest Seychelles gained as a holiday destination for the Indian market. OTM is India’s … March 18, 2012
Sri Lanka joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

Sri Lanka joins the International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) today welcomed Sri Lanka as a new destination member, represented by the Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). The Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation is the pioneer "Ecotourism Society" in Sri Lanka, … February 28, 2012
Press takes its hat off to Seychelles for its work in 2011

Press takes its hat off to Seychelles for its work in 2011

Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, the known East African eTurboNews correspondent and the journalist who also publishes his own online journal, “Tourism, Aviation and Conservation News from Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean islands,” has congratulated the … January 3, 2012
ICTP reveals new logo showing strength in collaboration of destinations

ICTP reveals new logo showing strength in collaboration of destinations

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) revealed today its new logo, graphically representing the organization’s objective, which shows there is strength when tourism destinations collaborate. ICTP President Geoffrey Lipman commented … November 1, 2011
European visitor volume predicted for Asia Pacific in 2011-13

European visitor volume predicted for Asia Pacific in 2011-13

Visitors from Europe are a substantial component of the Asia Pacific arrivals count, generating 34.5 million visits in 2009, some 9.5% of the international inbound volume to the region for that year. While the relative share of arrivals from Europe … March 10, 2011
PATA reveals tourism forecast for 2011-13

PATA reveals tourism forecast for 2011-13

BERLIN, Germany - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today announced its forecasts of travel demand for 42 destinations within the Asia Pacific region, predicting an annual average rate of growth in arrivals to these destinations of just under … March 9, 2011
Marketing plan for tourism destinations of the Indian Ocean islands

Marketing plan for tourism destinations of the Indian Ocean islands

Directors of various tourism boards of the Indian Ocean islands have attended a meeting held on August 4 on Reunion Island, in order to develop a marketing plan for the region’s tourism industry. Present at the meeting were, Alain St.Ange from Seychelles, … August 9, 2010
Night of the Year for African tourism

Night of the Year for African tourism

Africa’s top destinations and leading travel operators will battle it out on Wednesday, July 7 at the Sandton Conventon Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. Their prize - the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa and Indian Ocean Ceremony - the most sought-after … June 24, 2010
World Travel Awards unveils 2010 Grand Tour destinations

World Travel Awards unveils 2010 Grand Tour destinations

The World Travel Awards has unveiled the host destinations for its 2010 Grand Tour. After a rigorous selection procedure, Dubai (UAE), Johannesburg (South Africa), Orlando (Florida, USA), Antalya (Turkey), New Delhi (India), and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) … March 25, 2010
Television for the travel industry

Television for the travel industry

Resort and Residence explores the world’s best vacation destinations, resorts, entertainment and leisure activities, as well as the best of home décor, design, and captivating homes, as well as cooking and gardening. Along with the compelling programming … January 11, 2010

National airline will operate daily flights to Kathmandu

Flights to Kathmandu will increase beginning January 2010 when a national airline commences new flights. Flights to Kathmandu, which the airline launched in December 2008, have proved extremely popular with travelers, providing high volumes of traffic … December 17, 2009
American Tourism Society to hold historic first-ever tourism conference in Kosovo - world's newest country

American Tourism Society to hold historic first-ever tourism conference in Kosovo - world's newest country

Phil Otterson, president, American Tourism Society (ATS), announced that the ATS Fall 2010 Conference will be held in Pristina, Kosovo’s capital, from October 25-27, 2010. This ATS-organized event In Kosovo, which only gained its independence in February … December 1, 2009
Top holiday destinations for 2010 influenced by sporting events and green issues

Top holiday destinations for 2010 influenced by sporting events and green issues

Sporting events and eco-tourism will have a great effect on our choice of holiday destinations in 2010 according to a new travel trends report. International competitions like the World Cup and Winter Olympics will increase visitor numbers to South Africa … November 17, 2009
Tanzania among first destinations included in the

Tanzania among first destinations included in the "Discovery Adventures" launch

Discovery Communications, a leading nonfiction media company and parent to Discovery Channel, in their first foray into the travel category, partnered with Toronto-based GAP Adventures to launch a series of adventure travel expeditions called Discovery … November 5, 2009
IMEX Wild Card invites new destinations to join world stage

IMEX Wild Card invites new destinations to join world stage

Emerging destinations in the international meetings and incentives market can now submit applications to become a Wild Card entrant at IMEX 2010. Several previous winners have gone on to become exhibitors in their own right and owe much to their start … September 16, 2009
Australia, Japan, and Hong Kong listed as the top three destinations for travelers between now and 2010

Australia, Japan, and Hong Kong listed as the top three destinations for travelers between now and 2010

The Visa and Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Asia Pacific Travel Intentions Survey "Determining Travel Preferences in 2009 and Beyond" has named Asia Pacific as the number one region for those intending to travel overseas in the next two years. … February 16, 2009
Emerging destinations chosen for Wild Card spotlight at IMEX 2009

Emerging destinations chosen for Wild Card spotlight at IMEX 2009

Emerging destinations chosen for Wild Card spotlight at IMEX 2009 Chinese destination, Tianjin Economic, the Technological Development Area (TEDA), has been announced as one of four winners in the IMEX Wild Card program, which promotes emerging destinations … January 8, 2009
New management and investment online resource TourismROI offers destinations free 3-month trial subscription

New management and investment online resource TourismROI offers destinations free 3-month trial subscription

NEW YORK, NY, USA (September 29, 2008) – TourismROI, a new and unique online management and investment resource covering the global Travel & Tourism industry, is offering a free 3-month trial subscription to destinations around the world. Its purpose … September 30, 2008
WHL, travel marketplace for the developing world, launches travel network in 40 countries

WHL, travel marketplace for the developing world, launches travel network in 40 countries

Hong Kong, September 19th, 2007 – Worldhotel-link.com Limited (WHL) today announced the launch of its network of travel sites (www.whl.travel ) in over 70 destinations in 40 countries, including China and India. The sites are catering to those wishing … September 18, 2007

IBERIA WILL FLY TO PRAGUE AND WARSAW

- The Spanish airline will make five weekly return flights to the Czech capital and four flights per week to the capital city of Poland - The new destinations strengthen Iberia’s position in Eastern Europe Madrid, August 2nd, 2007 Iberia will … August 2, 2007



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