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dailymail.co.uk - Gerard Couzens - Brits face holiday chaos as Majorcans crank up anti-tourism campaign
Brits face holiday chaos as Majorcans crank up anti-tourism campaign
Mail Online

British holidaymakers could face holiday chaos this summer as Majorcans crank up their anti-tourism campaign by threatening to block the island's airport and protest outside hotels. The radical tactics were put forward at a 'citizen's assembly'…

thehindu.com - Need for skilled professionals in hospitality industry increasing rapidly, says CEO of Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council
Need for skilled professionals in hospitality industry increasing rapidly, says CEO of Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council
The Hindu

The Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA), Manipal, opened its Centre of Excellence for Skill Training at Manipal on May 15. Inaugurating the centre, Rajan Bahadur, CEO of the Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (THSC)…

smh.com.au - Catherine Naylor - Bikes vs rail: Multimillion-dollar cycle tourism plan divides locals
Bikes vs rail: Multimillion-dollar cycle tourism plan divides locals
The Sydney Morning Herald

At a heated meeting last Monday night, Armidale Regional Council voted 6-4 to proceed with plans to build the first part of a 103-kilometre “rail trail” between Armidale and Glen Innes, using the old Great Northern Railway corridor.

thescottishsun.co.uk - Aiya Zhussupova - Spain hols warning after anti-tourism protest at Palma airport to spark chaos
Spain hols warning after anti-tourism protest at Palma airport to spark chaos
The Scottish Sun

THE anti-tourism protests might spark a travel mayhem in Majorca as locals are threatening to collapse the island's busy airport. Activists warned of an 'intense summer' as they schemed to block the international airport in Palma. The radical…

nationalpost.com - The Associated Press - Las Vegas tourism authority sponsoring each Aces player for $100K in 2024 and 2025
Las Vegas tourism authority sponsoring each Aces player for $100K in 2024 and 2025
National Post

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is providing a $100,000 annual sponsorship to each Aces player for this season and 2025. “The city of Vegas I've always said, it's a big small town and they just want…

express.co.uk - Rita Sobot - New anti-tourism protests threaten to shut down airport on Spain holiday island
New anti-tourism protests threaten to shut down airport on Spain holiday island
Express.co.uk

Protestors against mass tourism are threatening to bring Palma airport to a standstill as demonstrations spread to Mallorca. The group, known as Menos Turisme, mes vida or Less tourism more life, aims to 'collapse' services during an intense summer…

digitaljournal.com - AFP - 'Maldives what?': Saudi fashionistas attempt beach rebrand
'Maldives what?': Saudi fashionistas attempt beach rebrand
Digital Journal | Elevating voices

The sunset show on Thursday kicked off Saudi Arabia's first Red Sea Fashion Week - Copyright AFP Fayez Nureldine Robbie COREY-BOULET and Rania SANJAR Saudi designer Tima Abid got her start at a time when fashion shows were taboo and tourism, apart…

pilotonline.com - Trevor Metcalfe - Norfolk plans another study on Military Circle development with interest in sports tourism
Norfolk plans another study on Military Circle development with interest in sports tourism
The Virginian-Pilot

It's been more than four years since the Norfolk Economic Development Authority approved a plan for the city to purchase the languishing Military Circle Mall. Now, after one lengthy search process for a developer ended with a scrapped development…

abcnews.go.com -  MOUSTAPHA DIALLO Associated Press - It was once a center of Islamic learning. Now Mali's historic city of Djenné mourns lack of visitors
It was once a center of Islamic learning. Now Mali's historic city of Djenné mourns lack of visitors
ABC News

DJENNE, Mali -- Kola Bah used to earn a living as a tour guide in Mali's historic city of Djenné, once a center of Islamic learning known for the sprawling mud-brick mosque that has been on the UNESCO World Heritage in Danger list since…

mirror.co.uk - Tim Hanlon - Harry and Meghan flown for free 'by airline boss who is wanted US fugitive
Harry and Meghan flown for free 'by airline boss who is wanted US fugitive
The Mirror

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were flown free of charge around Nigeria by an airline company whose boss is reportedly wanted in the United States. Dr. Allen Onyema, founder of Nigerian airline Air Peace, gave the Sussexes flights around the…

thenational.scot - Rhoda Meek - Rhoda Meek: Sustainable tourism is more than bikes, buses and beautiful holiday homes
Rhoda Meek: Sustainable tourism is more than bikes, buses and beautiful holiday homes
The National

As the landscape wakes from its ­winter hibernations, the same can't be said of the business environment. Based on the patterns of recent years, the tourists would normally be pouring off the boat here but anecdotal reports ­continue to…

mirror.co.uk - Matthew Dresch - Harry and Meghan hypocrisy claims over carbon emissions from free flights
Harry and Meghan hypocrisy claims over carbon emissions from free flights
The Mirror

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are facing fresh accusations of hypocrisy after accepting two free private flights on their Nigeria trip. Nigerian airline Air Peace flew the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their handful of companions on a 120-seat…

legit.ng - Maldives what?': Saudi fashionistas attempt beach rebrand
Maldives what?': Saudi fashionistas attempt beach rebrand
Legit.ng

Saudi designer Tima Abid got her start at a time when fashion shows were taboo and tourism, apart from religious pilgrimages, was almost nonexistent in the Gulf kingdom. So she was as surprised as anyone to see models draped in her latest couture…

mirror.co.uk - Serena Richards - Brits warned of anti-tourist protests on Spanish islands of Majorca and Ibiza
Brits warned of anti-tourist protests on Spanish islands of Majorca and Ibiza
The Mirror

Protestors against mass tourism in Spain are turning their sights on Majorca. Visitors were yesterday warned of possible chaos this summer. On Friday hundreds of locals in Sineu, Majorca, discussed plans to create traffic gridlock around Palma…

express.co.uk - Max Parry - Majorca 'at crisis point' as locals issue warning to British tourists
Majorca 'at crisis point' as locals issue warning to British tourists
Express.co.uk

Majorca is said to be in a 'critical situation' A leading Majorcan hotelier has said the overtourism on the Spanish island has led to a 'critical situation'. Maria Frontera, president of the Mallorca Hoteliers Federation, called for a 'strategic…

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