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news24.com - Carin Smith - Get tough on transformation in multibillion-rand events industry, says Gauteng Tourism CEO | Business
Get tough on transformation in multibillion-rand events industry, says Gauteng Tourism CEO | Business
News24

For more financial news, go to the News24 Business front page. 'Business as usual' is over in South Africa's events industry – it's time to get serious about transformation and to give more small businesses more access to this…

yomiuri.co.jp - Atsushi Takahashi/Special to Ryoko Yomiuri Publication - Japan Tourism / Unique Doll Festival Enlivens Porcelain Town Arita
Japan Tourism / Unique Doll Festival Enlivens Porcelain Town Arita
読売新聞オンライン

Hinamatsuri doll festivals celebrating girls' health and happiness are commonly held across the nation each spring. However, it is very rare for the festival dolls to be made from porcelain. The Arita Hiina Pottery Dolls' Festival is scheduled to…

citynews.ca - Jordan Parker - World Juniors give host Halifax tourism boost
World Juniors give host Halifax tourism boost
CityNews

The World Junior Ice Hockey Championships delivered an influx of sports fans over the holiday break in host cities Moncton and Halifax. Canada came out on top with gold following the Dec. 26, 2022 – Jan 5, 2023 tournament, and Halifax reaped…

dailymail.co.uk - Britain's cultural tourism hotspots revealed
Britain's cultural tourism hotspots revealed
Mail Online

The Abbey Road zebra crossing is famously synonymous with the Beatles album Experts surveyed 2,000 people and produced list of most culturally iconic spots Research found 12% travel as far as 250 miles to make a pop-culture-pilgrimage Britain's…

usatoday.com - Mike Snider - Gold-covered mummy and 4,000-year-old burial plot among latest Egyptian discoveries
Gold-covered mummy and 4,000-year-old burial plot among latest Egyptian discoveries
USA TODAY

Egyptian archaeologists and researchers have unveiled a treasure trove of artifacts recently including what may be the oldest and most intact mummy ever found. A team of Egyptologists on Thursday announced the discovery of several ancient tombs at…

pressandjournal.co.uk - John Ross - Former enterprise chief joins tourism company as it plots future growth
Former enterprise chief joins tourism company as it plots future growth
Press and Journal

An error occurred. Please try again. A tourism organisation has recruited former Highlands and Islands Enterprise chief executive Charlotte Wright to help it advance its green ambitions. Ms Wright joins the board of Highland Tourism Community…

breakingtravelnews.com - Yucatán joins UNWTO's International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories
Yucatán joins UNWTO's International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories
Breaking Travel News

The Yucatán Tourism Observatory was established in 2018 to generate and manage information around tourism development. This work has identified key challenges and opportunities and so led to the design of relevant policies aimed at…

breakingtravelnews.com - New International Standard for Accessibility in Tourism Unveiled at Madrid's FITUR
New International Standard for Accessibility in Tourism Unveiled at Madrid's FITUR
Breaking Travel News

At a special session on Seminar on Tourism for All, held at the FITUR 2023 tourism trade fair in Madrid, the three organizations were joined by representatives of tourism administrations, destinations, companies and professional industry…

nytimes.com - Mitra Taj - 'We Have to Come Here to Be Seen': Protesters Descend on Lima
'We Have to Come Here to Be Seen': Protesters Descend on Lima
The New York Times

They marched through the streets of Peru's capital, carrying signs that said “I'm not a terrorist” and waved rainbow-colored flags associated with Indigenous communities in the Andes. Many chant “murderer” at the…

gyanhigyan.com - J&K tourism takes part in int'l tourism fest in Spain
J&K tourism takes part in int'l tourism fest in Spain
GyanhiGyan

Srinagar, Jan 27 (IANS) The J&K tourism department is part of India's official tourism delegation at the five-day 43rd edition of FITUR, one of the largest international tourism fairs in the world in Madrid, which was inaugurated by King Felipe VI…

gyanhigyan.com - South African Tourism Begins its Annual Trade Schedule in India with SATTE 2023
South African Tourism Begins its Annual Trade Schedule in India with SATTE 2023
GyanhiGyan

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANSlife) South African Tourism announced its participation at South Asia's leading travel show, SATTE 2023 for the third consecutive year. Kickstarting a milestone year and celebrating 30 years of bilateral relations with India…

axios.com - Nate Rau - Lt. Gov. McNally pitches defunding Nashville's convention hall
Lt. Gov. McNally pitches defunding Nashville's convention hall
Axios

Lt. Gov. Randy McNally is proposing to defund the largest civic project in the city's history. Driving the news: Legislation filed late Thursday by Sen. Jack Johnson on McNally's behalf deletes the tourism-related taxes dedicated for the $623…

zawya.com - South Africa: Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities on tourism post pandemic
South Africa: Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities on tourism post pandemic
ZAWYA

Data from the South African Hotel Review, complied by STR, which gathers data directly from hotels across South Africa, has confirmed that hotel occupancy for the Western Cape stood at 72% in December 2022, representing a full recovery rate of 106%…

theborneopost.com - Mariah Doksil - Minister looking into issues raised by tourism players
Minister looking into issues raised by tourism players
Borneo Post Online

KOTA KINABALU (Jan 27): Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Christina Liew said her ministry supports the effort of tour and travel agents in promoting tourism in Sabah, and will take up pertinent matters with the relevant agencies.

financialmirror.com - fm - Tourism minister sells Cyprus to US market
Tourism minister sells Cyprus to US market
Financial Mirror

Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios has ended his first visit to Washington and New York to gather information and promote Cyprus as a destination with a “positive impression”. He held meetings in Washington and New York with Cypriot…

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