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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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