News: Tourism

Wibit innovates with floating furniture and neoprene face mask for aquatic environments

Leading inflatable water play products company Wibit Sports has released the WaterMask, the world’s first Neoprene face mask to be used in aquatic environments, while also expanding…

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Aug 3, 2021 Aquatics / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Australian Government supports tourism recovery in Fiji

In supporting a pathway towards Fiji’s long-term economic recovery post COVID-19, Fiji’s transport and tourism sectors will receive a boost, with the signing of a $68 million…

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Aug 3, 2021 Finance / Government / Tourism /

 
 

World’s tallest bungy jump launched in China’s Hunan province

Straddled between two cliffs in China's Hunan province, a 430-metre glass-bottomed suspension bridge has launched the world's highest bungy jump experience. Visitors to the…

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Aug 2, 2021 Attractions / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Singapore plans quarantine free travel by September

The Singapore Government has announced that it plans to have 80% of its population fully vaccinated and that it will reopen its borders with quarantine-free travel in September.…

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Jul 30, 2021 ByJoe Cusmano Safety / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Hong Kong’s Ocean Park announces revamp and new chief executive

Troubled Hong Kong theme park Ocean Park has announced plans for HK$6.8 billion (US$874 million) revamp along with revealing the appointment of a new chief executive. Ivan Wong Chi-fai, a…

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Jul 30, 2021 Attractions / Finance / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Qantas to launch ‘Digital Health Pass’ for international flights

Qantas will soon launch TravelPass, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) 'digital health' smartphone app for international flights, with the ability to store and…

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Jul 30, 2021 ByJoe Cusmano Safety / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Surfing Escape Packages launched at Anantara Layan Phuket Resort

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort has created the Luxury Surfing Escape package - inviting surf enthusiasts to enjoy the swells of monsoon season on Thailand’s spectacular Andaman…

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Jul 28, 2021 Education / Hospitality / Recreation / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

New WTTC report launches framework for achieving Destination Stewardship

The World Travel and Tourism Council has launched a major new report which reveals how destinations can refocus on sustainability issues by balancing the needs of visitors and residents,…

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Jul 25, 2021 Environment / Tourism /

 
 

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