News: Tourism

Tripadvisor research reveals COVID-19 vaccines driving global tourism demand

A new study from online travel company Tripadvisor reveals that rising confidence to travel among vaccinated populations around the world, with North America and Europe leading the recovery…

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Jun 15, 2021 Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Saudi Arabian Government bans foreigners from annual Hajj pilgrimage

The ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has seen the Saudi Arabian Government announce that this year's Hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them…

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Jun 13, 2021 Culture / Events / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Thailand’s Koh Samui set to reopen to tourists as of 1st July

With visitors having been kept away for several months to curb COVID-19 infections, Ratchaporn Phoonsawas, President of the Koh Samui Tourism Promotion Association, has advised that the…

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Jun 10, 2021 ByJames Croll Safety / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

TTA Chairman highlights need for Australia to look at other countries’ approach to post-COVID tourism

Tourism Training Australia Chairman, John Hart, recently attended the Tourism Recovery Summit in Riyadh as a virtual attendee and was confronted with other countries in attendance talking…

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Jun 9, 2021 Safety / Tourism /

 
 

WTTC campaign launched as global call for governments to restart international travel

A new campaign - ‘Reunite’ - launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calls on governments around the world to restart international travel and enable the world…

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Jun 8, 2021 Government / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Bali set to reopen to international travellers as of July

The Indonesian holiday island of Bali will welcome back international tourists as of next month despite fears that the nation is on the brink of another outbreak. Closed to most…

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Jun 8, 2021 ByJoe Cusmano Finance / Government / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Polin Waterparks announce new Operations Director

Polin Waterparks have appointed a new Operations Director - Koray Özbulut - who has been working as Production and Innovation Director at Polin Waterparks since 2018. Özbulut will…

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Jun 2, 2021 Aquatics / Attractions / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Indonesia anticipates welcoming International Visitors in July 2021

The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy announced at the Arabian Travel Market Dubai 2021 that preparations are underway to partially reopen its borders to international…

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Jun 2, 2021 Events / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

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