News: Tourism

The Philippines revealed as 100th destination to receive WTTC Safe Travels stamp

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that in just three short months, 100 destinations are now using its ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, with the Philippines becoming…

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Sep 19, 2020 Safety / Tourism /


GlobalData advises contactless technologies increasing in popularity within tourism industry

With COVID-19 restrictions being relaxed across several countries, GlobalData - a leading data and analytics company – advises contactless technologies such as disinfectant robots,…

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Sep 18, 2020 Access / Safety / Security / Technology / Tourism /


Beijing Culture and Tourism to hold online forum addressing China’s capital’s response to international tourism

In the wake of COVID-19, Beijing Culture and Tourism has advised that it will be conducting a two-part online forum series, 'Beijing Culture and Tourism Global Online Strategic Forum -…

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Sep 18, 2020 Education / Hospitality / Tourism /


Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort announces its official certification as carbon-neutral

Thailand’s Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort - a chic and sustainable retreat -has announced that it has been officially certified as a carbon-neutral hotel, further demonstrating…

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Sep 16, 2020 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /


Shanghai Tourism Festival sees rise in visitor numbers

The Shanghai Tourism Festival welcomed more than 36,000 people to its opening night on Saturday, more than double the number of people that attended the opening night of last year’s…

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Sep 14, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /


Ritz-Carlton opens luxury resort and spa on Japanese mountainside

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has launched a new luxury resort and spa in Japan, expanding its luxury Asia Pacific portfolio into the historic mountain region of Nikko. The Ritz-Carlton,…

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Sep 10, 2020 Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /


Colombian curator appointed as Artistic Director of the 23rd Biennale of Sydney

After an extensive international search, the Biennale of Sydney has appointed Colombian curator José Roca as the Artistic Director of the 23rd Biennale of Sydney, which will take…

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Sep 9, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism /


New research points to Phuket’s hospitality industry reaching breaking point

New research by consulting group C9 Hotelworks points to Phuket’s hospitality industry reaching breaking point with economic support from the Thai Government urgently needed for it to…

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Sep 8, 2020 Finance / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /



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