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ZTA appoints VFS Global to promote Zimbabwe

ZTA appoints VFS Global to promote Zimbabwe as a tourist destination in India and GCC region In a move to enhance destination awareness and foster market visibility, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZT...
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INDIA TOURISM, DUBAI

INDIA TOURISM, DUBAI 1. The Ministry of Tourism, under the “Incredible India” banner, would be showcasing the immense tourism potential of the country – business, leisure and medical value trave...
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Orlando First to Surpass 70 Million Annual Visitors

A New Record for U.S. Travel: Orlando First to Surpass 70 Million Annual Visitors – Solidifies Rank as America’s Most-Visited Destination – ORLANDO, Fla. – Tourism officials announ...
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RAK TDA boosts destination awareness

In an effort to promote tourism and create awareness of the destination amongst UAE students, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) organized a familiarisation trip for students of Ajm...
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RAKTDA announces phase two of World’s Longest Zipline

The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) announced that in response to visitor demand for the world’s longest zipline, they will open phase two to visitors in Q3 of 2018. ...
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Visit Orlando unveils new content for online TA training

Visit Orlando has unveiled new content for its Orlando Travel Academy - (orlandotravelacademy.com). Travel agents worldwide have an improved online training resource to help boost their knowledge and ...
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Jeddah gets a taste of Sri Lanka

Jeddah played host to Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau’s promotional roadshow in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The roadshow held at Radisson Blu witnessed a delegation of Sri Lanka Tourism official...
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Major international tourism drive by UK’s three largest cities

The UK’s three largest cities - London, Manchester and Birmingham - have formed an alliance to jointly promote the best of English tourism in three of the world’s fastest growing markets: China, I...
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Think Strawberries inks India, UAE Representation for Visit Orlando

Think Strawberries has been appointed as the Sales, Media, Marketing and PR Representative in India and UAE for Visit Orlando, the official tourism association for Orlando, Florida. ...
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Maldives Tourism welcomes its first visitor for 2018

Maldives tourism officials rung in the New Year welcoming the destination’s first visitor of 2018. ...
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Lanterns released for Taiwan Lantern Festival 2018

To celebrate the Year of the Dog in the Chinese zodiac, a beagle-inspired handheld lantern for the 2018 Lantern Festival was unveiled, with long ears that ‘flap’ when the lantern moves and a speci...
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RAKTDA targets Nordic markets

The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has increased its focus on the Nordic markets. ...
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4th edition of Shop Bahrain gets underway

The fourth edition of the Bahrain Shopping Festival ‘Shop Bahrain’ got underway under the patronage of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, HE Zayed Bin Rashid Al Zayani. ...
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Philippine DOT charts 11.54% increase in tourists

Tourist arrivals in the Philippines grew by almost 12% in the first 10 months of this year compared to 2016, the Department of Tourism (DOT) reported. ...
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Ministry of Tourism of Oman launches new promotional portal

The Ministry of Tourism launched a new promotional website portal – www.experienceoman.om - which serves as a one-stop-shop for all Oman Tourism-related information. ...
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Condor Airlines commences winter service to KL in 2018

Malaysia Airports and Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (Tourism Malaysia) announced that Condor Airlines, from Germany, will soon commence its Frankfurt-Kuala Lumpur route during the Northern Winter i...
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Indian outbound to GCC expected to increase by 2021

Around nine million Indians are expected to travel to the GCC by 2021, according to latest figures from Colliers International. ...
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Slovenia’s gastronomy journey

The Slovenian Tourist Board has declared the full month of November as a month to celebrate the country’s food scene in the capital Ljubljana. The country is one of Europe’s gastronomic hotbed, of...
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Tourism Malaysia, Al-Rais Travel launch travel packages

Malaysian Ambassador to the UAE HE Syed Mohd Hasrin officially launched ‘Explore & Discover Malaysia’ packages in cooperation with Al–Rais Travel in Dubai...
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Sri Lanka targets GCC tourists with regional roadshows

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau will kick off the promotional roadshow that will witness a delegation of Sri Lanka Tourism officials, as well as hoteliers and tourism stakeholders, visit the ci...
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Oman prepares for second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference

The Sultanate of Oman is gearing up to host the second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture on the 11-12 December 2017 at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre. ...
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Oman Tourism launches global advertising campaign

Oman Tourism has launched a global advertising campaign on television and other digital platforms. The campaign captures the essence of Oman at different levels and highlights diverse aspects of the d...
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VFS Global opens first Chinese Visa Application Service centre

The first-ever ‘Chinese Visa Application Service Center’ in the Middle East was launched at WAFI Mall in Dubai....
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Melbourne titled seventh time ‘world’s most liveable city’

Melbourne’s has been titled ‘world’s most liveable city’ for the seventh year by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) annual Liveability Index...
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Thailand looks to tap into Gastronomy tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) organised the ‘Thailand Live Gastronomy’ festival as part of strategies to put greater emphasis on Gastronomy Tourism. This is considered as an important pa...
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Slovenia attains two more heritage sites by UNESCO

In a recent development at the 41st session of World Heritage Committee in Krakow (Poland), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has inscribed 63 new areas of ...
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Events on the rise in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Events Licensing System (ELS) has witnessed a 19.5% growth in total applications between Q1 and Q2. ...
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Cyprus eyeing increased Gulf visitors

Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) reported that the Mediterranean island is readying for a significant influx of GCC visitors during the forthcoming Eid Al Adha break. ...
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TCA Abu Dhabi conducts three-city US road show

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) conducted a three-city roadshow to the United States to help create more awareness....
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Azerbaijan Tourism on a high

Azerbaijan welcomed an overall number of 1,199,667 foreign citizens, 24.5% more people compared to 2016. The UAE and Saudi Arabia drove volumes and set the stage for a healthy first half of 2017. ...
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Slovenia showcase adventure activities for GCC families

Slovenian Tourist Board (STO) wants to provide its visitors with a green, active and healthy holiday destination while putting the spotlight on some new adventure activities ...
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TAT to put the spotlight on Destination Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) held their annual TAT Action Plan meeting for 2018, which covers both international and domestic tourism. ...
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TCA Abu Dhabi launches global ‘Extraordinary City Story’

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) and Manchester City Football Club have launched a new season-long campaign....
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Oman promotes mountain tourism

Oman is getting ready to welcome GCC with its naturally-blessed terrain. In this regard, the Ministry of Tourism is looking to promote the mountains - including luxury stays, hiking and exploring rura...
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Abu Dhabi Summer Season showcases global talent

Abu Dhabi witnessed a showcase of outstanding talents across a wide number of dance genres, at ‘Talents around the World’ which returns for this year’s edition of Abu Dhabi Summer Season....
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RAK offers a view from the top

Ras Al Khaimah has launched a new observation deck close to the summit of Jebel Jais in a bid to strengthen its focus on the adventure segment. The Jebel Jais Observation Deck will boast several viewi...
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TAT showcases Women’s Journey Thailand campaign

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is bringing back the Women’s Journey Thailand campaign. The campaign will highlight and offer women travellers a huge range of activities, special deals, disc...
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Abu Dhabi to host FIFA Club World Cup mobile roadshows

Abu Dhabi will play host to two mobile roadshows celebrating the 14th edition of the FIFA Club World Cup. The road shows will take place  at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain from 6-8 July 2017 and return from 3...
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TCA Abu Dhabi welcomes French Ambassador

The French Ambassador to the UAE, HE Ludovic Pouille was welcomed by chairman and director general of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi). The meeting was held at TCA’s Abu Dhabi h...
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TCA Abu Dhabi inks MoU with General Command of the Armed Forces

The Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces. The MoU secures co-operation and establish ele...
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Overview of Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017

This year’s Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017 will kick off from 20 July until 20 August 2017. The month-long event will have entertaining shows and theatrical performances, themed-mall activations, prom...
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2 mn hotel guests for Abu Dhabi

Recent statistics reported by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) state that the emirate for the period January to May, 2017 recorded nearly two million hotel guest arrivals (1,965,4...
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Sharjah rolls out its 1st summer campaign

The first Sharjah Summer campaign was launched to coincide with the Eid holidays. The campaign displays a huge package of diverse activities and entertainment targeted at children and families. There ...
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TCA Abu Dhabi records 1.6 million guests for Jan – Apr 2017

New figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) reported that the emirate welcomed 1.6 million guest arrivals year to end of April 2017. This is a seven percent growth compared ...
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Wego list key Ramadan travel destinations

Wego.ae has examined emerging Ramadan destinations for families, couples and singles, and suggests some new and exciting destinations. ...
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A bigger and better QSF 2017

The Qatar Summer Festival (QSF) 2017 will run from Eid Al Fitr through to Eid Al Adha...
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TCA Abu Dhabi showcase Emirati culture at inaugural Ramadan evening

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) launched the inaugural edition of the Manarat Al Saadiyat Ramadan evenings....
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Entertainment line-up for Abu Dhabi Summer Season

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) recently announced the programme of this year’s edition of Abu Dhabi Summer Season. The season will be held from 20 July to 20 August 2017. ...