London welcomed more international visitors than ever before in 2014, with the city’s cultural attractions and world class sporting events proving irresistible draws for millions, according to new figures released today by the Office for National Statistics International Passenger Survey (IPS).
Tickets go on sale in spectacular fashion for Shrek’s Adventure! London opening this July
The much anticipated new visitor attraction from Merlin Entertainments PLC in collaboration with DreamWorks has launched its tickets sales today in the form of an ogre-sized Gingerbread House Ticket Office on London’s South Bank.
Mallorca will host the JSF Travel & Tourism School, an international Business School specialised in postgraduate and managerial training (executive education). The school will open its doors in September 2016 with the goal of becoming an international benchmark within the industry, both from an academic perspective and in terms of research and innovation. Continue reading
Airbnb has announced it will now offer accommodations to pre-approved US consumers traveling to Cuba.
The decision has been spurred by a flood of inquiries for Cuba travel since the Obama administration began easing travel and trade restrictions between the two countries said Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk. Continue reading
ETOA – the European tourism association has appointed Róisín Donnelly as a Head of Accommodation Services to lead its strategic relations with hotels, hostels and other providers. Her remit will include the development and implementation of ETOA’s engagement, account management and sales strategy for the European accommodation sector.
Featuring Greek Easter, its customs and traditions, such as the cracking of eggs, why they are red, the white candles lit with the “Holy Light”, the Easter lamb on the spit, recipes and references to the specificities of the Greek Easter, Travelling invites guests choose to come to Greece on Easter and celebrate with the locals a different from anywhere else in the world, Easter !!
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Greece’s new tourism minister has acted quickly to calm fears that the country will limit all-inclusive resorts after new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they were bad for local economies. Continue reading
A milestone resolution recognizing the contribution of sustainable tourism to poverty eradication, community development and the protection of biodiversity has been adopted by consensus by the United Nations General Assembly.
International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 billion international tourists travelling the world in one single year. During the first ten months of 2014, the number of international tourists grew by 5% according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, rising above expectations.
The First World Conference on Tourism and Culture will bring together, for the first time, Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture from around the world, experts and stakeholders from both sectors to explore new models of partnership between tourism and culture (Siem Reap, Cambodia, 4-6 February 2015).