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    RAIL LINK GIVES A BIG BOOST TO KENYA TOURISM

    Apr 18, 2019

    $3.8 billion line is largest investment since country's independence in 1963Sarah Kabu, the managing director of a travel company in Nairobi, is ebullient about Kenya's Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway.Passenger demand for the railway, also known as the Madaraka Express, has surged for...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17041704

    SINGAPORE TOURISM BOARD PARTNERS ALIBABA GROUP AND TRAVELOKA TO SHORE UP VISITOR NUMBERS

    Apr 18, 2019

    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 develop a digital strategy to bolster Singapore’s tourist numbers and engage visitors in new way...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17051705

    NO NEED FOR PASSPORT STAMPS WHEN EXITING SINGAPORE

    Apr 18, 2019

    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 will stop issuing departure immigration endorsements, which include stamps of departure dates, on t...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17061706

    PLANS TO BOOST SUMMER TOURISM IN SOUTH DAKOTA

    Apr 18, 2019

    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 one-on-one. 2018 was a record-breaking year for South Dakota's tourism industry.14 million peop...

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    ECRL REVIVAL EXPECTED TO BOOST EAST COAST TOURISM INDUSTRY

    Apr 18, 2019

    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. Malaysian Inbound Tourism Association (Mita) president Uzaidi Udanis said it is vital for the govern...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17081708

    MANATEE TOURISM DIRECTOR TOUTS ECONOMIC IMPACT OF 3.1 MILLION VISITORS

    Apr 18, 2019

    They may add to the seasonal traffic and the waiting lines at restaurants. Yet they also contribute $1.3 billion annually to Manatee County’s economy while paying $54.4 million in sales taxes.On Wednesday, Elliott Falcione, executive director of the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Burea...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17091709

    QANTAS TO LAUNCHE FLIGHTS TO SAPPORO

    Apr 18, 2019

    Qantas will launch new direct seasonal flights between Sydney and Sapporo, meeting a growing demand from Australians wanting to travel to the popular Japanese ski holiday destination.To coincide with the peak ski season, Qantas will fly three times per week to Sapporo’s New Chitose Airport bet...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17101710

    BORACAY ISLAND WELCOMED 619,934 TOURISTS FROM JAN 1 TO APRIL 15 THIS YEAR

    Apr 18, 2019

    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 in numbers of visitors at Boracay visitors from January 1 to April 15, 2019 is boosting its tourism ...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17111711

    OMAN CRUISE TOURISM EXPECTS TO WELCOME 220,000 TOURISTS IN 2019

    Apr 18, 2019

    Cruise tourism in Oman is on rise. The international cruises visiting Oman during the year 2018-2019 has reached to 298 which is a rapid increase of 106 compared to the previous year 2017-2018. The number of national and international based cruise ships that arrived at Sultan Qaboos Port was 147 shi...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17121712

    WITH TWO MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS, JAPAN EXPECTS TO SEE A BOOM IN TOURISM

    Apr 18, 2019

    In Kyoto, the traditional retail market is overrun by foreign tourists, many of them eating skewered shrimp and other local delicacies as they stroll, making it difficult for daily shoppers to carry on their business. Posters saying “No Eating While Walking” can be found everywhere, but ...

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    CHEAP FLIGHTS BOOST TO EXMOUTH TOURISM

    Apr 17, 2019

    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 cheap flights over the peak travel season, starting on June 7.The $169 one-way fares will apply to ...

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    CENTRAL HOTELS CONFIRMS PARTICIPATION AT ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET

    Apr 17, 2019

    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 Abdulla, chief operating officer for Central Hotels, stated: “ATM 2019 will be the perfect platfo...

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    MALAYSIA IS NOW AMONG MAJOR TOURISM DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD

    May 17, 2019

    In Malaysia, tourism means big business.Tourism, Arts and Culture (MoTAC) Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi stated that the tourism sector contributed RM84.1 billion to the national economy last year, going up by 2.4 per cent compared to RM82.2 billion the previous year.Malaysia registered 25.8 milli...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18391839

    FROM RUSSIA, BAHRAIN ATTRACTED OVER 10,000 TOURISTS

    May 17, 2019

    Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) has succeeded in luring over 10,000 Russian tourists via charter program operated by the leading travel and tourism company of the world; Coral Travel. This was part of the BTEA’s initiations to draw tourists from new markets to the Kingdom of Ba...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18401840

    ORLANDO AND MIAMI SEES RECORD GROWTH IN INTERNATIONAL TOURISM NUMBERS

    May 17, 2019

    Just couple of days before, Greater Miami and Beaches also boasted record-breaking news, as last year around 16.5 million overnight visitors represented a 3.5% rise from the year before.There are many common threads in these figures. The most interesting is the effect of foreign tourists, particular...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18411841

    NZ TOURISM INDUSTRY INCREASES FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

    May 17, 2019

    Sustainability – of our communities, our environment, our economy and our visitors – has been placed firmly at the heart of the New Zealand tourism industry’s updated growth framework, released at TRENZ 2019.Tourism 2025 & Beyond – a Sustainable Growth Framework refreshes...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18431843

    THE UNWTO ANNOUNCES AWARDS FOR THE HIGHEST QUALITY BEACHES FOR 2019

    May 17, 2019

    The UNWTO announced the awards for the highest quality beaches for this year, with Greece bagging the second spot in the entire world, behind only Spain.Greece can now boast of having 515 total “Blue Flag” beaches, and it also received praises for quality of fifteen different marinas and...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18441844

    CHINESE TOURISTS ARE SKIPPING THE US AMID TRADE WAR AND OPTING FOR DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE

    May 16, 2019

    Chinese tourists are shunning the United States in the midst of trade war and opting for destinations in Europe, said Jane Sun, the chief executive of Ctrip, Asia’s largest online travel platform.During the recent Labor Day holiday earlier this month, the US ranked as the ninth-most popular tr...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18421842

    FLORIDA’S VOLUSIA COUNTY SEES 10.2 MILLION VISITORS’ ARRIVAL IN 2018

    May 16, 2019

    Volusia County, one of the popular business tourism destinations in Florida welcomed 10.2 million visitors came for at least one night in 2018. According to tourism statistics compiled by Mid-Florida Marketing & Research, half of the tourists stayed in hotels and motels, and half with friends an...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18321832

    GERMAN NATIONAL TOURIST BOARD PROMOTING TOURISM KNOWLEDGE TO BOOST TRAVEL INDUSTRY

    May 16, 2019

    The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) coordinates open data project to strengthen the travel destination Germany.The cross-border availability of high-quality tourist data is essential for Germany as a tourism destination to maintain and expand its position within international competition. There...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18331833

    RENOVATION OF DIMBOOLA LIBRARY GOING ON TO BOOST MICE TOURISM

    May 16, 2019

    Work is underway to redevelop the Dimboola Library thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.Minster for Local Government Adem Somyurek today turned the first sod on the $1.2 million redevelopment, which will see the facility upgraded to better serve the community’s needs.The...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18341834

    WEDDING TOURISM REPRESENTATIVES HAVE STARTED PROMOTING CHINA & INDONESIA

    May 16, 2019

    The representatives of Turkish tourism have started endorsing the country globally to take part in more of the $1 trillion weddings and meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) markets, which have made prominent development in recent years.Arranged for the fourth time in 2019, the In...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18351835

    MANCHESTER TOURISM IS ON RISE

    May 16, 2019

    Manchester in recent years has welcomed a huge rush of tourists. Presently it considered one of the top tourist destinations in the UK. The popularity of the city shows no signs of decreasing. So, what’s propelling tourism in this northern city? Below, we’ll take a look at some of the to...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18361836

    INTERNATIONAL TOURISM OPERATORS SEE RECORD HIGH IN TURKISH BUSINESS

    May 16, 2019

    Tourism promotion and accommodation activity of operators from across the world saw a record high in May under the cooperation of the Hotel Association of Turkey (TÜROB) and Turkish Airlines (THY).A significant promotional campaign is being carried out by the two institutions, according to a st...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18371837

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