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Bangkok Airways ready to serve international demand

Bangkok Airways ready to serve international demand

BANGKOK, Thailand - A world-wide fascination with the wonders of Thailand has fueled a dynamic tourist economy that continues to expand to every corner of this delightful, value-oriented nation. On the wings of this amazing growth, Bangkok Airways has … October 1, 2010
Seychelles and Spain: giving a new impetus to our relations

Seychelles and Spain: giving a new impetus to our relations

“Today marks a great step forward in the relations between Spain and Seychelles. It is my first visit to Spain, and I am convinced that this visit will open a new chapter in our cooperation,“ said Seychelles President Michel following a meeting with … September 15, 2010
International tourist arrivals up 7 percent in the first half of 2010: Asia leads growth

International tourist arrivals up 7 percent in the first half of 2010: Asia leads growth

The first six months of 2010 saw international tourist arrivals grow by 7 percent according to the August Interim Update of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This result confirms the recovery trend beginning in the last quarter of 2009 and is expected … September 2, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities urges collaboration with accredited tourist guides

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities urges collaboration with accredited tourist guides

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has invited its counterparts in different government authorities to collaborate with tourist guides who are officially licensed by SCTA in their official tourism trips inside the Kingdom, either … August 18, 2010
Seychelles re-opens tourist office in UK

Seychelles re-opens tourist office in UK

After almost two years of non-representation in UK, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) re-opened its Tourist Office in London on July 15. The decision to recapture that market has been greatly welcomed by both the local and British travel trade. The … August 4, 2010
SCTA issues the 2nd edition of Tourist Safety and Security directory

SCTA issues the 2nd edition of Tourist Safety and Security directory

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) recently issued the 2nd edition of the tourism directory “Tourist Safety and Security” in English and Arabic. The directory offers important information on tourist’s safety and security in … July 13, 2010
PolyU launches Tourist Satisfaction Index to gauge the satisfaction level of tourists

PolyU launches Tourist Satisfaction Index to gauge the satisfaction level of tourists

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has launched the PolyU Tourist Satisfaction Index (PolyU TSI) today (December 17) to gauge the satisfaction level of inbound tourists by countries and regions. … December 17, 2009
GCC journalists say goodbye to Saudi Arabia

GCC journalists say goodbye to Saudi Arabia

The Gulf Tourist Information convoy concluded its visit to the city of Jeddah yesterday. The convoy, including a number of specialists in the field of tourism and media from the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council)countries, had come on a visit to the kingdom … August 5, 2009
Training for tourist guides in Riyadh

Training for tourist guides in Riyadh

Dr. Saleh Al-Bakhit, vice president, SCTA for investment sector, patronized the closing ceremony of the second training session on "The tourist guide skills" on Wednesday morning. The training session was held at the Hotel Golden Tulip, Al Tawon in Riyadh. … August 1, 2009
New visa policy facilitates visits to Armenia

New visa policy facilitates visits to Armenia

In unprecedented steps to boost tourist arrivals, Armenia has introduced a new shorter-stay visa for guests. Until recently, most visitors to the country could only obtain a 120-day visa at a cost of around US$40. The new legislation means that 21-day … June 12, 2009
Ten percent growth in Armenian tourist arrivals expected in 2009

Ten percent growth in Armenian tourist arrivals expected in 2009

Despite the financial crisis and contrary to UNWTO global forecasts, Armenian tourist arrivals have experienced stable growth during the first quarter of 2009. According to the country’s National Statistical Service, 86,569 tourists visited Armenia … May 13, 2009
Uganda shines at World Travel Market

Uganda shines at World Travel Market

Uganda once again reaffirmed itself as East Africa's number one tourist destination at this year's World Travel Market (WTM) exhibition held at Excel London from November 10-13, 2008. From a survey conducted from the thousands of guests who visited … December 3, 2008



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