News: Tourism

World Tourism Organization and IATA partner to launch destination tracker

In preparation for the restart of international travel, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have announced the…

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Apr 28, 2021 Safety / Technology / Tourism /


Martina Navratilova helps launch Women Initiative at WTTC 2021

Legendary tennis player, Martina Navratilova, has helped launch the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ground-breaking Women Initiative at its Global Summit in Cancun, Mexico.…

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Apr 28, 2021 Events / Tourism /


Abu Dhabi Government champions new tourism quality controls

The Abu Dhabi Government’s Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced the establishment of a new quality control system for the its tourism product,…

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Apr 27, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Government / Marketing / Tourism /


Vivaticket provides facial recognition for Dubai’s major events

Italian-based ticketing and access control solutions provider Vivaticket has advised of its work in providing facial recognition solutions for events in Dubai, helping to keep audiences…

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Apr 26, 2021 Technology / Ticketing / Tourism / Venues /


WTTC’S summit to be world’s first face-to-face post-pandemic global tourism event  

Many of the world’s business leaders, government ministers and key decision-makers in the global Travel and Tourism sector are meeting face-to-face in Cancun, Mexico from 25th –…

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Apr 25, 2021 Events / Tourism /


China domestic tourism activity returns to 93% of pre-pandemic levels

China’s domestic tourism returned to a level of activity not seen since before the Coronavirus outbreak during the recent Ching Ming Festival with constrained demand to travel…

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Apr 24, 2021 Tourism /


Samoa Tourism celebrates Earth Day and prepares for resumption of international travel

Samoa Tourism is celebrating Earth Day with the rest of the world on the theme ‘Restore our Earth’, while with no official date having been announced for a travel bubble with…

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Apr 22, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


Choice Hotels Asia-Pacific named on 2021 AFR Boss Best Places to Work list

Choice Hotels Asia-Pacific has been recognised as one of Australia and New Zealand's best places to work in the 2021 AFR Boss Best Places To Work List. The prestigious annual list,…

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Apr 22, 2021 Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /



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