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Abu Dhabi hotels record strong double-digit rise in revenues in Q1 of 2019

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, […]

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Greece expecting record arrivals from India in 2018

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai The destination of Greece which is considered as the cradle of Western civilisation received over 30,000 Indian travellers in 2017. Overall, the Greek travel industry has observed a 30% increase in Indian nationals visiting Greece in the past years and will be increasing its promotional efforts in India to keep this […]

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ICCA 2017 opens to a record footfall at Prague Congress Centre

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) chose Prague as the 56th destination of its congress. Over 1,264 congress industry experts from 79 countries from around the world came to Prague to attend the event. Dubai has now begun the countdown to host 2018 ICCA Congress. The ICCA Board of Directors has selected Kaohsiung, Chinese […]

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Japan witnesses record 7.86 million hotel stays in the month of April

Japan, in the month of April witnessed a huge number of tourist arrivals with as many as 7.86 million hotel and inn stays due to the Easter holidays and the cherry blossom season. According to the Japan Tourism Agency, this figure represents a rise of about 16% from a year ago and has been the […]

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Los Angeles welcomes a record 47.3 million visitors in 2016

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr announced that the city welcomed 47.3 million visitors in 2016, exceeding mid-year forecasts and breaking visitation records for the sixth consecutive year. The new visitor record is 1.7 million higher than 2015’s total, which is […]

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SWISS reports record in passenger volume for 2016

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) transported 16,517,559 passengers in 2016, a 1.3% increase on 2015, which had itself been a record year in passenger volume terms. A total of 145,868 flights were operated system wide in 2016, some 0.5% more than the previous year. Of these, 127,055 (up 0.3%) were within Europe and 18,813 (up […]

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Record year for Czech tourism as number of tourists increases

The number of foreign tourists visiting Czech Republic will grow by 2.5% year-on-year to a record eight million. Czech Tourism’s Director, Jan Herget mentioned, “We expect that the level of eight million tourists will be exceeded for the first time this year.” According to data released by the Czech Statistical Office (ČSÚ), the fastest growth […]

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Japan welcomes record tourist arrivals

Japan witnessed a record number of tourist arrivals during the first half of 2014, pushing the figures to nearly 6.3-million, citing a year-on-year rise of more than 26%. Source: NHK World

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Israel breaks tourism records during Jan-May, 2014

Data released showed that tourist arrivals in Israel took a big leap after last month’s papal visit. “A record-breaking 32% more Americans arrived in Israel in May 2014 than in May 2013. An increase of 32% is staggering–it’s the largest monthly increase in U.S. tourism to Israel that I can recall,” said Haim Gutin, Consul […]

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ATM 2014 witnesses a record 10% rise in visitor arrivals

Reed Travel Exhibitions announced that Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2014, the largest travel trade exhibitor showcased in the Middle East, concluded on a high note as visitor numbers topped a record 23,000, marking a rise of 2,100 or 10% over the 2013 figures. ATM 2014, in its 21st year, accommodated more than 2,700 exhibitors, out […]

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