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Three Qataris named to Forbes Middle East list of Top 50 Travel & Tourism Leaders

Three Qataris have been named among the top 50 leaders in travel and tourism by Forbes in the Middle East. They are HE Akbar al-Baker, Chairman of Qatar Tourism and Managing Director of Qatar Airways Group (No. 2); HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani, Chairman of Al Rayyan Tourism Investment …

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Professor helps launch new black travel website

Stefanie Benjamin, assistant professor in the Department of Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Management and co-director of Tourism RESET, partnered with Alana Dillette of San Diego State University and the Black Travel Alliance to create the History of Black Travel website. Launched in July 2021, it serves as an educational tool …

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MHT seeks digital push for tourism recovery

Muscat – The sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, celebrated Arab Tourism Day on Friday – celebrated annually on February 25. This year’s celebration was themed “Towards Sustainable Digital Tourism”. In light of the challenges facing the tourism industry around the world, as a result of the …

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Tourism stars shine at state awards

Donate $5 using spotpass to support local community news It was party time for tour operators in the Geelong, Bellarine and Great Ocean Road region who were recognized for their excellence at last week’s Victorian Tourism Awards. Geelong Gallery (Cultural Tourism), Higher Mark – Geelong Cats (Professional Event Venues) and …

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The Philippines reopens on February 10 to vaccinated travelers from countries including the United Arab Emirates

If you dream of the tropical islands and unspoilt beaches of the Philippines, there’s good news just around the corner. The archipelago will finally reopen to travelers next month. From February 10, tourists will once again be welcome to explore the island nation’s lush forests, steaming volcanoes and tropical waters, …

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San Diego Tourism Authority offers help for small businesses in various communities

The Tourism Acceleration Pilot Program is designed to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the tourism industry. SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Tourism Authority recently launched a new program for small business owners from diverse communities. They say the aim is to provide more visibility and opportunity for the …

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Park City tourism industry, likely to take a hit at Sundance, pivots to February projections

Main Street will draw crowds in the coming weeks as the tourism industry hits the key month of February. Lodging projections for this month are well ahead of those recorded at the same time in 2021, indicating the likelihood of a busy period in Park City.Jay Hamburger/Park File January will …

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Sports Tourism Market Grows $ 890.90 Billion | BAC Sports Ltd., DTB Sports Hospitality and Event Management Ltd. and Great Atlantic Sports Travel appear as dominant players

Total pages: 120 Companies: 10+ – Including BAC Sports Ltd., DTB Sports Hospitality and Event Management Ltd., Great Atlantic Sports Travel, International Sports Management Inc., MATCH Hospitality AG, QuintEvents LLC, Sports Tours International Ltd., Sports Travel & Hospitality Group Ltd. , Sportsnet Corporation Pty Ltd. and travelOsports Blanket: Main drivers, …

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‘Hassle’ for tourists: Letter from June 2021 shows PEI business group.

A group of prominent Prince Edward Island business leaders lobbied Premier Dennis King to ease pandemic restrictions ahead of the peak of the 2021 tourist season, according to a letter obtained by CBC News through freedom of information legislation. Two weeks after the letter was sent, at least some of …

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North Dakota Tourism Bounces in 2021, But Border Closure Looming | News

Outdoor recreation has jumped this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the 20-month closure of the Canada-U.S. Border to non-essential travel has shrunk North Dakota’s tourism industry. Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the state’s No. 1 tourist attraction, is on track to have its best visit since 1978, surpassing 791,000 visitors …

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SA Records 198 New COVID-19 Cases Amid Concerns Over Exhibition Site Delays

South Australia has registered 198 new cases of COVID-19 – another daily record for the state. Key points: Five people with COVID-19 are hospitalized in South Africa Today is the third day in a row that more than 100 cases have been recorded Authorities have defended concerns over delays in …

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Covid-19 Briefing: Monday, December 20, 2021

Tips for reducing risks in schools The Scottish Government has issued updated guidelines for schools. The main changes to the previous directives that will be introduced are: A reinforced approach to minimize contact, mainly by reintroducing groupings where possible inside Tightened restrictions on school visitors, including a return to parenting …

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British tourists head to snow-capped Lapland in search of Santa Claus

HELSINKI, December 15 (Reuters) – Santa Claus and heavy snowfall are luring British tourists to Lapland, bolstering the Finnish tourism industry hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Most tourists who come to Lapland at Christmas come from Britain, Sanna Karkkainen, managing director of Rovaniemi Tourism and Marketing, told Reuters. “The …

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[Tokyo x Stroly] Proof of Concept with Digital Tourist Maps Examines Tourism from a Perspective in a Post-Covid World

Title: The best neighborhoods to stroll in Shinjuku, TokyoURL: https://viewer.stroly.com/1629273968/?room=stroly Title: Tales and Stories in Shinjuku, TokyoURL: https://viewer.stroly.com/1627543807/?room=stroly The story behind the exploration of post-Covid tourism The tourism industry has been hit hard by the pandemic as people spend more time at home. There is an urgent need for local …

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Optimizing the tourism potential of the Japanese cave of Papua

It will bring added value by accelerating the economic recovery for the well-being of the inhabitants of the district of Biak Numfor. Although Japanese Cave in Sumberker Village, Samofa Subdistrict, Biak Numfor District, Papua Province, has quite an interesting history, it is less popular than other historical tourist spots in …

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Tourism on the rise in TC | Business

TRAVERSE CITY – Regional tourism in 2021 was more balanced than in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, restrictions on business and gatherings suppressed travel activities for months, then suddenly released pent-up demand, leading to a mid-summer surge that put a strain on local staff and infrastructure. …

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Five years after the forest fires, tourism is booming in the Smokies

GATLINBURG, Tennessee (WATE) – The tourism industry in the Smokies has more than recovered from wildfires that burned more than 11,000 acres in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and killed more than 14 people in 2016 While this is evident from the traffic, we dove into the numbers and spoke …

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More Hawaii tourist hotspots will require reservations soon

Waianapanapa State Park’s black sand beach is known the world over, but its popularity has also attracted swarms of visitors. The park recently implemented a new reservation and fee system to manage visitors. Westend61 / Getty Images / Westend61 The visitor experience is changing in Hawaii. You will no longer …

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In letter to UNWTO, Iran says ready to host 10th World Urban Tourism Summit

A general view of the Milad Tower in the Iranian capital of Tehran The mayor of Tehran, Alireza Zakani, wrote to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), expressing the willingness of the Iranian capital to host the 10th World Summit on Urban Tourism of the specialized agency of the United Nations. …

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Latest updates: International tourism will hit $ 1 billion in 2021, UN agency says

The pandemic could cost the global tourism industry up to $ 1 billion in 2021 after countries around the world imposed travel restrictions and lockdowns to combat the spread of the virus. The United Nations World Tourism Organization said on Monday that international tourism revenues could reach $ 700 billion …

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2.6 billion domestic trips made between the first and third quarters, up 39.1%

tourism and helped increase villagers’ incomes. Photo: Xinhua” src=”https://www.globaltimes.cn/Portals/0/attachment/2021/2021-09-12/369f7f4f-c6df-4309-87dc-6638160a9be2.jpeg” /> Tourists visit a flower farm in Lisai Village in Zho’nyin County in Gannan, northwest China’s Gansu Province, September 11, 2021. In recent years, the local government of Lisai Village took advantage of natural resources to develop rural tourism and helped …

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Minister of Tourism G Kishan Reddy

The presence of dedicated tourism officers in 20 Indian missions abroad will help strengthen the brand image and promote the country’s culture and heritage in foreign countries, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy. Addressing a tourism conference in Bengaluru, the Union Minister of Tourism and Culture also said that the Covid-19 …

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A model of sustainable tourism in the San Juan Islands

The San Juan Islands have the same problem as many beautiful places – they depend on tourism dollars and want to welcome visitors, but the ecosystem can’t handle that much. So, like other beautiful and environmentally sensitive places in the world, these islands off the coast of Washington State have …

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Rules on travelers to facilitate

Rules on travelers to facilitate The NCDC will offer a shorter quarantine The National Communicable Disease Committee (NCDC) will offer shorter quarantine periods for some foreign visitors to revive the tourism industry and boost the economy. If approved, some groups of foreign visitors would only have to quarantine for 7-10 …

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The impact of digital technology on Welsh tourism

Of all industries, tourism has been hit the hardest during the Covid-19 pandemic. Welsh tourism has had a particularly tough time, with a parliamentary report saying it resulted in the immediate closure of 97% of businesses with 80% of staff put on leave. For the Easter holiday alone, it is …

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Disrupt Group announces additional investment in Online

Banja Luka, Bosnia, July 5, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – In view of the modernization of the tourism industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina, BiH tourismthe online platform of Bihy continues to expand, with additional funding from Disrupt the group. The ambitious multi-channel project offers the region’s travel and tourism companies unprecedented …

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Tourism NI Welcomes Irish Tour Operators Association Members on Learning Trip to Northern Ireland; The deadline for its program to support the safe delivery of tourism events is approaching

Tourism NI hosted members of the Irish Tour Operators Association (ITOA) as part of a learning trip to Northern Ireland. Trip details Tourism NI said on its website: “Tourism NI recently hosted a group of Irish Tour Operators Association (ITOA) members on a learning trip to Northern Ireland to see …

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Visit Roswell Wins Explore GA Tourism Stimulus Marketing Grant

ROSWELL, GA – Visit Roswell received a $ 50,000 Tourism Stimulus Marketing Grant from Explore Georgia, the state tourism board within the Georgia Department of Economic Development. The Explore Georgia Tourism Recovery Marketing Grant program supports marketing efforts aimed at strengthening the recovery of the Georgian tourism industry after the …

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Clarity on government support requested by export tourism companies

With Australian government suggesting that international borders will not open until 2022, the Australian Tourism Export Council stresses that it is essential that internationally oriented tourism businesses across Australia receive clarification of the government’s continued support to to give them the certainty of planning their future recovery. ATEC Managing Director …

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Employee shortage worsens on Oregon coast

Employee shortage worsens on Oregon coast Posted on 6/5/21 at 7:35 PM PDT By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff (Oregon Coast) – With all of the changing COVID restrictions, closures, re-openings and the resulting uncertainty in the travel industry, one thing the hospitality and foodservice sectors of the Oregon coast …

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Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau launches National Travel and Tourism Week with initiatives to increase local and regional tourism

The DMCVB is launching its new Detroit Experience packages this week, designed to provide unique and immersive experiences for all types of travelers, including those who want a getaway close to home. Day and night packages are offered with themes such as “Monuments and Luxury”, including an overnight stay at …

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