News: Tourism

International Tourism Growth returns to 60% of pre-pandemic Levels

Newly released statistics from the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer has shown that international arrivals climbed by 172% during the first seven months of 2022 compared to the same seven-month…

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Oct 2, 2022 ByJoe Cusmano Safety / Tourism /


Surf Park Summit to focus on wave pool developments around the world

With over 150 projects in development across the globe, the upcoming 2022 Surf Park Summit is set to be the largest networking and insider event for the booming wave pool attractions…

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Sep 30, 2022 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Attractions / Recreation / Tourism / Waterparks /


PHIST 2022 delves into most important trends impacting South East Asian hospitality and tourism industry

The recently held PHIST 5 (Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism), Southeast Asia’s renowned tourism and hospitality forum, returned on 26th September to deliver a live,…

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Sep 29, 2022 Education / Environment / Events / Hospitality / Tourism /


UNWTO Tourism Barometer identifies Saudi Arabia as fastest growing destination in the G20

Saudi Arabia has been identified by the newly published UNWTO Tourism Barometer, as the fastest growing tourism destination in the G20. The UNWTO Barometer monitors short-term tourism…

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Sep 29, 2022 Tourism /


Saudi Arabia launches integrated digital platform to facilitate international pilgrim journeys

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced the launch of an integrated digital platform that offers all pilgrims and visitors an easy-to-use planning gateway for their…

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Sep 28, 2022 ByNigel Benton Culture / Technology / Tourism /


Hong Kong Tourism Board welcomes easing of some of the world’s toughest travel restrictions

The Hong Kong Government announced on Friday that it will be ending mandatory hotel quarantine which has significantly impacted the economy and kept the finance hub internationally isolated…

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Sep 26, 2022 Government / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


Japanese Government announces borders will reopen to vaccinated tourists from 11th October

Japan has announced it will lift tough Covid restrictions on foreign visitors, reopening its borders to vaccinated tourists after two and a half years of pandemic closures. Having…

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Sep 25, 2022 Government / Safety / Tourism /


Interactive fan event to coincide with first NBA games in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism and the US National Basketball Association are launching an immersive, interactive fan event - ‘NBA District’ – to be held in…

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Sep 23, 2022 Culture / Events / Sport / Tourism /



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