News: Tourism

Theme park tickets and airline rewards offered as incentives for vaccination uptake

Airline tickets, staycations, and theme park deals are among the potential free offerings from business sectors looking to boost vaccination rates. With plans for Hong Kong’s…

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Jun 2, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Attractions / Safety / Ticketing / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

Westin Hotels and Resorts unveil wellness campaign

Westin Hotels and Resorts - part of Marriott Bonvoy's international portfolio of 30 hotel brands - today unveiled the next evolution of its wellness-focused ‘Let's Rise’…

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May 28, 2021 Fitness / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Shanghai Disneyland trial enhancement of facial recognition technology

Shanghai Disneyland is the latest Disney theme park to test facial recognition technology, after a similar trial at Magic Kingdom in Florida. Starting the trial operation yesterday (26th…

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May 27, 2021 Attractions / Entertainment / Security / Technology / Tourism /

 
 

Global Wellness Institute predicts more sophisticated medical wellness destinations

The Global Wellness Institute has highlighted that COVID awakened the need for better integration between the wellness industry and the healthcare sector and that we are on the cusp of…

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May 27, 2021 Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Phuket Sandbox confirmed for 1st July reopening to vaccinated international tourists

Phuket is preparing to welcome vaccinated international tourists arriving mainly from the UK, France, Germany and Scandinavia – when the island reopens on 1st July. The…

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May 26, 2021 Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Trip.com Group launches COVID-19 medical relief initiative for India

Leading global online travel services provider - Trip.com Group – has this month donated 400 oxygen concentrators to its industry partners, local governments and the Indian Red Cross…

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May 24, 2021 Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Thailand’s Pimalai Resort looks to establish itself as world leading ecotourism destination

Since it opened 20 years ago -Thailand’s Pimalai Resort and Spa - located overlooking the Andaman Sea, has been working to protect the pristine ecosystems in and around Koh…

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May 21, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

ATEC and Tourism Australia encourage export businesses to participate in Korea Host program

Together with Tourism Australia, ATEC is supporting Australia’s export tourism businesses to prepare for the returning Korean market with the newly created KOREA Host program. ATEC…

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May 19, 2021 Education / Events / Tourism /

 
 

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