News: Tourism

ATTA launches sustainability resource centre

With a belief that adventure tourism doesn't have to come at the expense of the planet, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) has formalised its commitment to sustainable…

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Mar 8, 2024 Education / Environment / Tourism /


WTTC says sustainability reporting is no longer negotiable for tourism businesses

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has today launched a roadmap for the hospitality and tourism sectors aimed at simplifying sustainability reporting. Alongside the Roadmap, WTTC…

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Mar 7, 2024 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


WTTC’s Hotel Sustainability initiative reaches significant milestone

The World Travel & Tourism Council's Hotel Sustainability Basics - the global initiative helping hoteliers on their first steps to improve their sustainability ratings - has reached…

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Mar 6, 2024 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


TripAdvisor research ranks Ballarat’s Sovereign Hill as Australia’s most unimpressive tourist attraction

Ballarat's Sovereign Hill is usually described as one of Victoria’s most popular tourist destinations, however new research on TripAdvisor reviews for the top 50 tourist…

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Mar 5, 2024 Attractions / Finance / Tourism /


Gantner Ticketing rebranded as Vintia by new owners Salto Wecosystem

Salto Systems’ acquisition of Gantner Electronic GmbH has seen the introduction of a new brand name for Gantner Ticketing, the provider of software for museums, zoos, cultural…

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Mar 4, 2024 Attractions / Technology / Ticketing / Tourism / Zoos /


UN Tourism and WTTC laud Saudi Arabia for welcoming over 100 million tourists

The World Travel & Tourism Council and UN Tourism have recognised Saudi Arabia’s achievement of welcoming over 100 million tourists in 2023. This accomplishment significantly…

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Mar 2, 2024 Tourism /


Hiroshima Peace Museum attracts record number of visitors in 2023 fiscal year

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum located in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, in central Hiroshima, Japan, has already reached a record 1,760,252 visitors with still just over a month to go…

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Feb 28, 2024 Arts / Culture / Education / Tourism /


10 days until IAAPA Indonesia Summit

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is counting down to the staging of its APAC ‘Spring’ Summit on the Indonesian island of Bali. Being…

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Feb 27, 2024 Aquatics / Attractions / Tourism / Zoos /



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