• Tourism in Greece has directly generated 125 billion Euros to the economy, while 230 million people have travelled to the country since the start of the financial crisis in Greece informed the President of the Greek Tourism Confederation (STE), Yannis Retsos. Speaking during the closed session of the confederation’s 27th General Assembly in Athens recently, […]

    Monday June 10, 2019,10 am
  • Sports related tourism in Spain has generated 2.44 billion Euros in 2018, 10% up from 2017, according to the figures released by the Annual of Sports-Related Statistics by the Ministry of Culture and Sport. Sports tourism in Spain has established its position as one of the economic drivers. According to the figures, tourists resident in […]

    Monday June 10, 2019,10 am
  • In order to answer passengers’ queries quickly, Lufthansa Group now provides access to a digital assistant in addition to the familiar customer services such as lufthansa.com, the Lufthansa App and the Customer Service App. The Bots Elisa (Lufthansa), Nelly (SWISS) and Maria (Austrian Airlines) – based on the names of the first female flight attendants […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,10 am
  • Monday June 10, 2019,10 am

    The Minister of State (I/C) of Culture & Tourism, Government of India, Prahalad Singh Patel inaugurated the exhibition titled ‘Unknown Masterpieces of Himachal Folk Art’ at the National Museum, New Delhi. The event was graced by Akhilesh Mishra, Director General, ICCR and B N Aryan, Director, Home of Tribal Folk Art, Gurugram among other dignitaries. […]

  • Monday June 10, 2019,10 am

    Odisha, with its vast tourism potential ranging from wildlife reserves, beaches, temples, monuments, art and culture, mangrove forests, eco-sensitive forest areas, tribal life, colourful cultural dances, stone crafts, silver filigrees, etc. needs special assistance from the Central Government to develop Eastern India and Odisha in particular, which was recently devastated by Cyclone Fani. An appeal […]

  • Thursday June 6, 2019,5 am

    The Ministry of Tourism, Oman successfully conducted roadshows in Bengaluru, Pune and Mumbai recently, to strengthen its outreach among the travel trade fraternity in India. In an effort to retain the growth momentum of Indian arrivals into Oman, the Ministry along with destination management companies, hotels, attraction operators and Oman Air, the national carrier connected […]

  • Tuesday June 4, 2019,11 am

    According to the latest figures released by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) for the emirate’s hospitality sector, the total hotel revenues for the emirate for Q1 of 2019 have increased by more than 16% compared to the same period in 2018. Events such as the AFC Asian Cup, […]

  • Hilton announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand. The 150 guestroom Canopy by Hilton Cape Town Longkloof is expected to begin welcoming guests in 2021 and will be the brand’s debut property in Africa. Canopy by Hilton […]

    Tuesday June 4, 2019,11 am
  • Air Seychelles has successfully launched its sixth weekly frequency between Seychelles and Mumbai. The flight operated on May 12, by the airline Airbus A320 aircraft S7-AMI, was commanded by Captain Francois Jackson and First Officer Rajesh Nair. The service consisted of nine business and 56 economy class guests, was supported by Cabin Manager, Tania Mellie, […]

    Tuesday June 4, 2019,11 am
  • The Brazilian Government has established a new policy called the National Policy for Tourism Management of Cultural and Natural World Heritage Sites. The law is one of the goals of the Ministry of Tourism for the first 100 days of the new government. The decree is part of a series of measures that ministry is […]

    Monday June 10, 2019,11 am
  • Aiming to foster closer ties between Thailand and India, ‘Namaste Thailand Online Quiz’ asked questions about Thailand covering various aspects from cuisine, culture, way of life, history, geography to modern politics. The quiz, which is the first among its kind, started in 2015 using the Facebook platform and has been continued annually, now reaching its […]

    Tuesday June 11, 2019,10 am
  • AKARYN Hotel Group has become one of the first Asian hospitality companies to catch the cycling bug, as it launches a series of fully-equipped bicycle tourism adventures through the spectacular scenery of southern Thailand. The group is positioning its two luxurious beach resorts, Aleenta Phuket-Phang Nga Resort & Spa and Aleenta Hua Hin-Pranburi Resort & […]

    Tuesday June 4, 2019,10 am
  • 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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