THIMPHU, Bhutan – A powerful earthquake hit Sikkim on September 18, 2011 and fairly powerful tremors were also experienced in Bhutan at around 1840 hours. No tourists in Bhutan at the time of the earthquake were harmed.
The earthquake caused damages … September 22, 2011
The importance of removing travel barriers to facilitate tourist flows was top of the agenda during the recent visit of UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, to Russia (Moscow, Russia, March 14, 2011).
The issue of travel barriers was among the key … March 17, 2011
World Travel Market (WTM) 2010 has been voted UKinbound’s Industry Event of the Year at the association’s annual convention Gala Dinner.
The awards, which took place at Alton Towers, Staffordshire on February 10, were voted by UKinbound members … March 2, 2011
UNWTO Secretary-general, Mr. Taleb Rifai, met with the Croatian Prime Minister, Ms. Jadranka Kosor, and the Minister of Tourism, Mr. Damir Bajs, to discuss tourism development in the country during a visit to Croatia (August 20-21, 2010). The Prime Minister … August 25, 2010
MARKETING TO CHINESE CONSUMERS
BEIJING, China – For the seventh time, the “CTW Chinese Tourists Welcoming Award” winners, determined by an international jury of experts from inside and outside China, were presented with the awards during the … May 21, 2010
The first quarter of 2010 heralded good news for Jordan’s tourism sector in what could be another landmark year. Statistics by the ministry of tourism and antiquities and the by the Central Bank of Jordan have shown across-the-board increases in both … April 29, 2010
Interior Minister Nayef al-Qadi said the decision came as move to promote tourism to Jordan and to support economic growth. He said individual Indian tourists would be given a 2-week entry visa with a “not allowed to work in Jordan” stamp.
The … November 17, 2009
The Bayside Brasserie in Broadstairs in Kent is to host a 5-course gourmet dinner on St. George’s Day, April 23.The evening begins with Mulligatawny Soup – a classic, light spicy soup of Anglo-Asian origin that was introduced to England 200 years … April 8, 2009
Suvarnabhumi International Airport will return to full operation at 11:00 am on Friday, including check-in and immigration, Airports of Thailand chief Serirat Prasutanont said Thursday. December 5 is His Majesty the King's birthday.
The airport sieges … December 4, 2008
The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has published a report reinforcing the conclusions of a study it published two years ago that hosting the Olympic Games typically stalls tourism growth.Reports are coming in from China that newly built hotels … July 7, 2008