News: Tourism

Thailand’s Pimalai Resort and Spa offers eco-sensitive excursions to Mu Ko Lanta National Park

Ever since it opened 20 years ago, Pimalai Resort and Spa on the island of Koh Lanta, has pioneered conservation programs to preserve Mu Ko Lanta National Park - a 134 kilometre²…

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Mar 16, 2021 ByNigel Benton Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


New UNWTO report on global travel restrictions shows slowing of easing measures

One in three destinations worldwide are now completely closed to international tourism according to a newly released report from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). While previous…

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Mar 15, 2021 Government / Safety / Tourism /


SAii Phi Phi Island Village reopens with new facilities and upgraded accommodation

SAii Phi Phi Island Village, the newly-rebranded lifestyle retreat on Thailand’s Koh Phi Phi Don, has unveiled its revamped Hillside Pool Villas including a new two-bedroom option…

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Mar 15, 2021 Hospitality / Tourism /


Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary appoints Bruce Ryde as General Manager and Brand Strategist

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa -  located on the southern coastline of Koh Samui, Thailand - has appointed hotelier, Bruce Ryde as its new General Manager…

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Mar 14, 2021 Hospitality / Marketing / Tourism / Wellness /


Dubai’s DXB Entertainments gets approval for US$1.17 billion debt transfer

DXB Entertainments, the Dubai-based leisure and entertainment company, has advised that it has won approval from its shareholders to transfer AED4.3 billion (US$1.17 billion) debt to United…

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Mar 13, 2021 Attractions / Finance / Tourism / Waterparks /


Expanded Atlantis Aquaventure Dubai waterpark features ProSlide ride innovations

Newly completed additions at the Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai represent what its owners say is the “biggest waterpark expansion in history” with…

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Mar 12, 2021 Aquatics / Tourism / Waterparks /


Vaccinations will determine ‘return to normal’ after COVID

The speed at which the world, and international tourism, will return to normal will be measured in vaccinations, as calculated by US-based financial media company Bloomberg. Writing…

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Mar 12, 2021 ByJoe Cusmano Safety / Tourism / Wellness /


GlobalData highlights the need for tourism sector to adapt to Chinese preferences

To stimulate the international travel demand among Chinese tourists, GlobalData - a leading data and analytics company - has highlighted the need for the tourism sector to adapt to Chinese…

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Mar 10, 2021 Tourism /



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