Aug 02 2019

Aeschylia Festival 2019 – Extraordinary nights in Attica, full of art and culture


Aeschylia Festival 2019 – Extraordinary nights in Attica, full of art and culture This year, the Aeschylia Festival in Elefsina celebrates its 45th anniversary and invites all residents and visitors of Attica to enjoy a comprehensive programme that features cultural events of high quality and aesthetic value. From 25 August to 28 September 2019, Elefsina transforms into […]

Aug 01 2019

Hotelbeds announces a strong increase in tourist reservations this summer for the Balearic Islands


Hotelbeds announces a strong increase in tourist reservations this summer for the Balearic Islands PALMA – Hotelbeds announced a double-digit percentage increase in room night sales for the Balearic Islands, with more than 30% growth in the last eight weeks, when compared to the previous summer. This strong growth for Hotelbeds contrasts with a season of lower […]

Aug 01 2019

These are the most adventurous countries in the world according to Google


These are the most adventurous countries in the world according to Google Overland Ireland has analysed Google search trends to find the most adventurous countries in the world, based on search volume around adventure travel phrases including sky diving, skiing, scuba diving and more. Coming out in the top spot with the highest adrenaline-seeking population is Australia, where people […]

Aug 01 2019

Malaysia Tourism launches Visit Malaysia Year 2020


Malaysia Tourism launches Visit Malaysia Year 2020 The Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tun Mahathir Mohamad, officially launched the logo of the Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign on July 22, 2019, at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The logo of the campaign presents various recognizable icons of Malaysia such as the hornbill, the Bunga Raya (hibiscus), […]

Jul 31 2019

China approves group visa for Nigerians


China approves group visa for Nigerians The Chinese government has launched a group visa programme for Nigerians who wish to travel to the Asian country as a team for business or tourism. The scheme, which will begin on August 2, will enable Nigerians, from five persons upwards in a group, to apply for and obtain […]

Jul 31 2019

dusitD2 Nairobi to reopen with a fresh new look and enhanced guest offerings this August


dusitD2 Nairobi to reopen with a fresh new look and enhanced guest offerings this August BANGKOK – Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has announced it will reopen the dusitD2 Nairobi hotel on 1 August 2019 following six months of renovation to introduce new dining and meeting experiences. Highlighting the company’s commitment to […]

Jul 31 2019

Sri Lanka offers free visas to woo back tourists after terror attacks


Sri Lanka offers free visas to woo back tourists after terror attacks Terrorists on Easter Sunday of this year on April 21 bombed churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, killing more than 250 people, including 42 foreign nationals. As a result, many countries have issued travel advisories, undermining the country’s important tourism industry. Foreign […]

Jul 30 2019

Vietnam Airlines new baggage policy: Mind your weight!


Vietnam Airlines new baggage policy: Mind your weight! Vietnam Airlines introduced a new baggage policy beginning August 1 inaugurating the “Piece Concept Policy” on all flights operated by the carriers between Europe and Vietnam. The new provisions replace the previous rules based on weight in kilograms. The new rule allows: in Business Class two packages […]

Jul 30 2019

China’s rural tourism booming with 1.51 billion trips in first half of 2019


China’s rural tourism booming with 1.51 billion trips in first half of 2019 China’s tourism report released on Sunday said that a total of 1.51 billion rural tourist trips were made during the first half of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 10.2 percent. The report was released during a national work conference on rural tourism […]

Jul 30 2019

African Tourism Board has a message to the world: You have one more day!


African Tourism Board has a message to the world: You have one more day! The African Tourism Board gives the travel and tourism industry in the world until July 31 midnight to become a founding member. The soft launch was last year in November at WTM London, the officially launching April 2019 at the World […]