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Cruise tourism sees a growth in Zambia

The tourism and Arts Minister Charles Banda announced that Zambia will see new innovation in the cruise tourism through the use of the available water bodies as the Seychelles’ Head of Mission in Zambia, Jamil (Jimmy) Butt, has said that his country wants to grow a two-sided friendship in line with the General Cooperation Agreement […]

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Ireland tourism sees a 20% increase in North American tourists

According to the recent report of the first quarter of 2017, Ireland experienced an increase of over 20% in visitor numbers from the North American market which Tourism Ireland Chief Executive Niall Gibbons described as ’spectacular.’ Visitor numbers from mainland Europe, particularly from Germany, Spain and France, grew by  six percent according to the latest […]

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Kashmir Valley sees a surge in international tourists

Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma has revealed that there was the surge in international visitors in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016. The number of international tourists visiting the state rose to 7.92% last year. He said that the number of international tourists has seen a rise of over 7.92%  in 2016, with an increase of […]

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Germany sees growth in inbound tourism in the first half of 2017

In the first half of 2017, incoming tourism in Germany grew strongly. The Federal Statistical Office, to the end of June, registered 36.7 million international overnight stays, 1.2 million more than in the same period of the previous year, a growth of 3%. Global tourism is forecast to develop positively this year, with the world […]

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Indian hotel sector sees a growth in occupancy

In May 2017, India’s hotel sector performed strongly with rate and occupancy growth leading to a sharp rise in revenue per available room (revPAR). As per the latest monthly data from STR, India’s nationwide occupancy increased 5.4% year-on-year to 61.4% in May, which marked the highest absolute occupancy level for the month in India since […]

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Abu Dhabi sees growth in hotel guests following record-breaking year

Following a record-breaking year for hotel guests in Abu Dhabi, the emirate has recorded impressive growth in the first couple of months of 2017, seeing a 5.5% rise in hotel guests. According to figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), 749,650 hotel guests have checked into the emirate’s 170 hotels and […]

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