• A 3-city workshop organised for Reunion Island and its tourism suppliers took place in the key cities of Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai in the first week of April. Organised with Atout France, this initiative formed a part of Reunion Island’s strategy of developing close synergies with the Indian market and augmenting Indian visitor arrivals to […]

    Thursday May 2, 2019,9 am
  • Northern Ireland is the Home of Thrones. The popular TV series Game of Thrones was filmed in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The final season of Game of Thrones has ratcheted up the intensity of HBO’s epic fantasy tale, leaving fans eager for more. After a decade of getting to know the characters and kingdoms, […]

    Thursday May 2, 2019,8 am
  • Telefónica and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have announced an agreement to collaborate in the development and implementation of digital entrepreneurship and training initiatives that allow the tourism sector to increase its competitiveness and strengthen its long-term sustainability. This agreement comes at a time of profound technological change that impacts all industrial sectors, where a […]

    Thursday May 2, 2019,6 am
  • Tuesday May 21, 2019,11 am

      Tapping into the evolving aspirations of Indian travellers, Mastercard and Thomas Cook India have announced a partnership to bring Mastercard’s global ‘Priceless Cities’ program for Indian outbound travellers for the first time. Offered for a period of six months starting May 2019, Thomas Cook India’s Forex cardholders (Borderless Prepaid Cards and One Currency Cards) […]

  • Monday May 20, 2019,10 am

    SpiceJet introduced a daily non-stop flight on Mumbai-Jeddah-Mumbai sector. The airline announced the launch of six new flights connecting the country’s financial capital. The new flight to Jeddah is effective July 5 and the domestic flights are effective May 20. Mumbai is the third destination after Hyderabad and Kozhikode which is being connected by SpiceJet […]

  • Wednesday May 22, 2019,1 pm

    Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) announced a summer season to remember – with travel, retail and hospitality offers, as well as a packed entertainment agenda, to run from June 4 to August 16. With visa-free access to citizens of over 80 countries, it is easier than ever to plan a trip to Qatar.  This year’s […]

  • Tuesday May 21, 2019,1 pm

    Over 1,000 people watched the thrilling and vibrant live-action remake of Disney’s 1992 animated film, Aladdin, in a unique regional advance screening organised by the Royal Film Commission-Jordan (RFC) in Amman recently. The exciting tale of the charming boy from the streets, Aladdin, the courageous and determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be […]

  • Kigali has been ranked the second most popular destination in Africa for hosting international conferences and events by ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association). Cape Town retains its first rank. Last year, Kigali was ranked third behind Cape Town and Marrakesh. ICCA represents the world’s leading association in handling, transporting and accommodating international meetings and […]

    Friday May 17, 2019,7 am
  •   Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom’s optimistic trade floor opening speech set the tone for what turned out to be, in his words, the best Africa’s Travel Indaba hosted yet. This year’s Africa’s Travel Indaba brought together over 6,500 delegates which included 1,033 exhibitors and 1,502 buyers at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (Durban […]

    Tuesday May 14, 2019,8 am
  • Tourism officials announced recently a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in 2018. The increase of 4.2% over the prior year once again solidifies Orlando’s lead position as America’s most-visited destination. Visit Orlando, the region’s official destination tourism and marketing organisation shared the […]

    Wednesday May 22, 2019,1 pm
  • THAI Smile continues to expand its new routes, reinforcing the airline with international aviation and service standards and seamlessly connect with the Thai Airways International. Recently, the Kolkata-Bangkok (CCU-BKK) flight has been launched departing from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport, Kolkata to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, with five flights per week (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and […]

    Tuesday May 21, 2019,9 am
  • The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic trips during the 2019 Songkran holiday showed year-on-year increases over the same period in 2018. TAT Governor Yuthasak Supasorn said that during the holiday period of April 12-16, 2019, total revenue from the international arrivals […]

    Monday May 6, 2019,1 pm
  • Monday August 27, 2018,7 am

    A £14 million bid to buy a collection of more than 5,500 artefacts from the RMS Titanic wreck site and bring them to Belfast, where the ship’s journey began, has been launched. Source: Tourism Ireland

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