Friday, 23 February 2018

AITF 2018 to be held in Baku in April


AITF 2018The 17th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair, AITF 2018 will be held at Baku Expo Centre from April 5-7. This exhibition is important for many years now and delights its guests and visitors with tourism opportunities in various destinations.


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Illinois’s premier tourism meet to be held in Chicago from Feb 26


ChicagoIllinois’s premier gathering of tourism industry professionals will congregate in Chicago from February 26-28 at the Palmer House Hilton. The annual Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel and Tourism unites state leaders, travel experts and special guests to share the latest innovative ideas for promoting travel.


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Goan tourism stakeholders unhappy with budget


Goan tourismThe tourism industry players in Goa seem to be disappointed over the marginal increase in the budget allocation to the sector especially with mining industry facing a bleak future.


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Macao records 6.5% jump in tourist arrivals on Chinese New Year


MacaoDuring the Chinese New Year (2018) holiday, the total number of visitor arrivals increased by 6.5 per cent year- on-year, according to data released on Thursday by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO).


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Agreement signed between Nigeria and the UNWTO for hosting UNWTO CAF meeting


UNWTO CAF meetingAn agreement was signed between Nigeria and the UNWTO on Friday in Madrid, Spain, for hosting the 61st United Nations World Tourism Organisation Commission for Africa (UNWTO CAF) Meeting on June 4 to 6, 2018 in Abuja.


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Rohingya debate hasn’t caused negative impact on Myanmar tourism


RohingyaMyanmar has faced criticism over its ongoing discrimination of the Rohingya people. The United Nations called it a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”.


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Chinese travellers are rewriting tourism rules


Chinese travellersOne of the strongest drivers for global economic growth isn’t factories or financial services or internet start-ups – it is tourism which is fuelling economy worldwide.


High-profile visitors aiding to sustain visitor arrival


Jamaica Tourist Board logoIn a recent release from his ministry, Bartlett yesterday explained that provisional data offered by the Jamaica Tourist Board or JTB have been showing an approximate seven percent growth in the number of stopover tourists for January in comparison to the same month in 2017.


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Oakwood Worldwide appoints Rebecca Tann as SVP of sales and marketing


Rebecca TannOakwood Worldwide, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments announced on 20th February about the appointment of Rebecca Tann as senior vice president of sales and marketing.


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Disneyland and Walt Disney World release Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge concept


disneyIn 2019, Disneyland and Walt Disney World will open their new expansions for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, which will introduce a planet called Batuu with several new attractions.


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Trump administration makes H1-B visa approval tough, Indian firms likely to be affected


Donald TrumpThe US administration spearheaded by Donald Trump has declared that a fresh policy is on its way to be imposed that would be making the process of issuing H1-B visas to those to be employed at one or more third-party worksites. And this is likely to leave its impact felt on tourist arrivals to the US from India.


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All Aboard: The Brunch Boat is Back at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach


cq5dam.web.press.400.keepaspectratio (3)Mercury Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach will take to the water again for an afternoon of Mediterranean-style partying at sea aboard the Desert Rose boat. 


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Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel is Kicking Off the 2018 Season


cq5dam.web.press.400.keepaspectratio (2)Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel is reopening for the new season on March 1, 2018, right on time to enjoy the mild spring weather on the French Riviera, and get back in shape for the summer.


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Palm Court at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta Presents Authentic Thai Cuisine from KOH Thai Kitchen


cq5dam.web.press.400.keepaspectratio (1)Palm Court is embracing Asian food culture with new offerings served in a modern, sophisticated and innovative culinary style. Starting March 8, 2018, for four days, the team from KOH Thai Kitchen & Bar at Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand joins forces with the team at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta to present the most authentic flavours from the island with special buffet highlights including a range of classics and authentic Southern Thai fare over lunch and dinner.


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