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  • Singapore Tourism Board partners Alibaba Group and Traveloka to shore up visitor numbers

    On Tuesday, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) cemented two strategic partnerships with Alibaba Group and Traveloka at the Tourism Industry Conference held in the city-state. The deals will help STB de...


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    https://kr-asia.com/singapore-tourism-board-partners-alibaba-group-and-traveloka-to-shore-up-visitor-numbers1705
  • No need for passport stamps when exiting Singapore

    Starting from April 22, foreign travellers will no longer need to get their passports stamped when they depart Singapore.The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced on April 17 that it...


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    http://www.ttnworldwide.com/Article/293080/No-need-for-passport-stamps-when-exiting-Singapore1706
  • Plans to boost summer tourism in South Dakota

    In preparation for the summer season, the state tourism department is discussing new initiatives to attract more visitors. Staff members are touring the state to talk with several travel organizations...


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    https://www.kotatv.com/content/news/Plans-to-boost-summer-tourism-in-South-Dakota-508723561.html1707
  • ECRL revival expected to boost East Coast tourism industry

    The new East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) route is projected to boost the tourism industry in the East Coast with proposed new stations located at strategic tourist hotspots, according to industry players. ...


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    https://themalaysianreserve.com/2019/04/18/ecrl-revival-expected-to-boost-east-coast-tourism-industry/1708
  • Boracay Island welcomed 619,934 tourists from Jan 1 to April 15 this year

    Philippines’s most charismatic beach destination, Boracay Island in the first three months of 2019 has attracted 619,934 tourists. According to the Malay Municipal Tourism Office, this increase ...


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    http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/boracay-island-welcomes-619934-tourists-jan-1-april-15-year/1711
  • Cheap flights boost to Exmouth tourism

    Visitation to Exmouth is set to boom with the announcement of affordable flights between Perth and the Ningaloo town announced last weekQantas, in partnership with the State Government, will trial the...


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    https://thewest.com.au/news/pilbara-news/cheap-flights-boost-to-exmouth-tourism-ng-b881165460z1696
  • Central Hotels confirms participation at Arabian Travel Market

    Central Hotels is all set for a strong presence at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019 with several announcements lined up during the show.Confirming the group’s presence at ATM, Abdulla Al Abd...


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    http://www.ttnworldwide.com/Article/293020/Central-Hotels-confirms-participation-at-Arabian-Travel-Market1697
  • Global travel & tourism market is expected to reach US$ 13,556.4 billion by 2027

    According to a new market report, the global travel & tourism market is expected to reach US$ 13,556.4 billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2019 to 2027. The market is categorized int...


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    http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/global-travel-tourism-market-expected-reach-us-13556-4-billion-2027/1701
  • Cambodia sees a rise in tourist number during Khemer New Year

    According to a tourism ministry report the number of domestic and foreign tourists visiting the tourists destinations in Cambodia during the Khmer New Year holiday went up from 67 percent to 4.72 mill...


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    http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/cambodia-sees-rise-tourist-number-new-year-celebration/1702

EVENTS

Conferences

2nd International Child-Friendly Tourism Congress

2ND INTERNATIONAL CHILD-FRIENDLY TOURISM CONGRESS

April 24-27, 2019
International Child-Friendly Conference will be conducted between 24th and 27th of April 2019, by Cumhuriyet University Tourism Faculty. we aim to open up the path to scientific researches and create awareness on stopping the child abuse and violence

Internatioan Conference on Hospitality, Wellness and Tourism (HOWELT 2019)

INTERNATIOAN CONFERENCE ON HOSPITALITY, WELLNESS AND TOURISM (HOWELT 2019)

April 27-27, 2019
This platform grant academics from various disciplines with discussion colosseum to debate about current issues on Hospitality, Wellness and Tourism. We humbly invite prospective authors to submit original research manuscripts to HOWELT 2019.

ISBER International Conference on Tourism.

ISBER INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TOURISM.

April 26-27, 2019
ISBER is established to discuss the issues of multidisciplinary field collaboration with business and economics emerging trends.

Data Management and Protection in Travel – London

DATA MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION IN TRAVEL – LONDON

April 30-30, 2019
One year on from the May GDPR deadline, this one-day practical event will take stock of your level of compliance and refresh your understanding of data protection and management processes.

GBTA Conference 2019 - Toronto

GBTA CONFERENCE 2019 - TORONTO

April 15-17, 2019
Exhibit to over 800 business travel professionals. This conference is a great platform to launch new products, reconnect with current clients, increase awareness of brand offerings, and generate new leads.

Live the unforgettable experience

LIVE THE UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

April 14-17, 2019
Join us for an exciting three-day event full of engaging keynotes, interactive workshops and presentations, and entertaining networking activities. Explore the power of decision-making in the digital era, discover BOARD’s most-innovative solutions, and gain valuable insights and in-depth knowl...

World Travel Market – Africa

WORLD TRAVEL MARKET – AFRICA

April 10-12, 2019
Are you looking to discover the latest trends, seek out new products, expand your network or find the opportunities that will drive your personal and commercial success?Join nearly 6000 travel industry professionals at the leading B2B exhibition for inbound and outbound African travel and tourism ma...

The Conference Destination for  Digital Travel Leaders

THE CONFERENCE DESTINATION FOR DIGITAL TRAVEL LEADERS

April 08-10, 2019
Digital Travel is the premier interactive event for travel executives who are looking to re-imagine their customer journey. This year’s event will address enhanced personalization to deliver better cross-channel experiences – so you’ll win the booking every time!

 

Webinars

APR 23, 2019
THE DEBRIEF: SHOWCASING WHY TRAVEL MATTERS
Join Director of Industry Communications Sarah Shields and Manager of Digital Communications Nikki Carpenter for a preview of #nttw19 and the resources available as you plan for this year’s theme—Travel Matters. Learn how you can engage in this year’s daily themes and add...
APR 24, 2019 | 11:30 pm
BEST BEACHES OF EUROPE
From the white-pebbled shore of Croatia’s Zlatni Rat Beach to Spain’s glittering Costa del Sol, Europe has the clear, aquamarine waters and sun-warmed sand to entice any beachgoer. Join us as we discuss four of the best beaches on the continent, as well as nearby activities and...
APR 24, 2019 | 5:00 am
PATA MEMBERSHIP – TAKE YOUR TRAVEL BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Discover how your organisation can tap into PATA’s nearly seven decades of tourism knowledge and travel networking experience through the upcoming webinar.
APR 24, 2019 | 9:00 am
DIGITAL ADVERTISING IN CHINA FOR TRAVEL BRANDS
Advertising and media buy can draw attention to your brand or destination, serve campaigns to more viewers, and affect what kind of information travelers find about you first. In the April session of Dragon Trail’s webinar series, we’ll show you how digital advertising looks, w...
APR 25, 2019 | 9:00am
WHAT’S NEXT IN CORPORATE TRAVEL INNOVATION? HEAR FROM SEVERAL STARS FROM INNOVATION ROW
Hear from the participants of Munich 2019's Innovation Row on how their organisations are changing the world of business travel management.
APR 25, 2019 | 10:00 AM
TOP TRAVEL AND TOURISM TRENDS FOR 2019 AND BEYOND
This webinar will take a close look at some of the major themes driving the travel & tourism sector, explaining their impact and offering insight into how companies can both combat the potential threats and exploit the opportunities they bring about. Themes explored will include over-t...

SELL EVERYWHERE USING DIFFERENT BOOKING TOOLS
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Imagine being able to sell and take bookings wherever you are, in your office, through your agents and partners, and when you are out and about. Using booking tools that allow you to take bookings on-the-go can mean the freedom you always wished you had. It can also help you boost over-the...
DISCOVER JAPAN 2018
Discover Japan 2018: Webinar on Tourism in Japan and our Japan 2018 Tours. Learn how to sell Japan tours and the current trends in traveling to Japan.
THE CTC, A MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR TRAVEL PROFESSIONALS
Do you have what it takes to be an effective manager? Do you have the skills that employers look for when they make decisions on who to promote? Everyday business changes like converting from one GDS system to another, negotiating supplier contracts or working on developing a cohesive team...
LIVING WITH A HOST FAMILY: WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO WEBINAR
This informational webinar hosted by Greenheart Travel program manager, Megan Arzbaecher, and high school programs director, Hope Pavich, will help you best prepare to live with a host family abroad BEFORE you go!
SELLING THE WORLD'S RIVERS
River Cruising is one of the hottest markets in travel. Exploration, culinary excellence, local guides and spectacular views are all part of today's experience. Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and leaders from leading river cruise companies to hear the new itineraries, destination u...
LOS CABOS TODAY!
Join Travel Weekly and the Los Cabos Tourism Board for exciting news on the trendiest beach destination in Mexico. We'll update you on upcoming hotel openings, revolutionary gastronomic experiences, and thrilling activities!

RESOURCES

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From outdoor ice-skating rinks, sporadic snowfall and Christmas markets with plenty of heart-warming traditional food (you must try the German sausages) and handmade gifts, there is an outpouring of a...

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