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Dubai maintains momentum in visitor arrival growth

Dubai maintains momentum in visitor arrival growth

Dubai has maintained its strong performance through 2017 and is on track for another record year in terms of tourist volumes. According to the latest data released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing, a total of 11.58 million international overnight visitors arrived in Dubai during the first nine months of 2017.

WTM 2017: Qatar Welcomes the World in London

WTM 2017: Qatar Welcomes the World in London

Qatar Tourism Authority is unveiling its new campaign, ‘Qatar Welcomes the World’ at World Travel Market. The prestigious trade show WTM, in London, is the ideal platform for QTA to showcase its new messaging to the global travel community.

WTM 2017: Mexico launches new promotion campaign to UK travellers

WTM 2017: Mexico launches new promotion campaign to UK travellers

The Mexico Tourism Board has revealed its new campaign, “A World of Its Own” to the UK – its third biggest market – at World Travel Market. The campaign represents the next chapter in Mexico’s global tourism positioning and promotion, and focuses on the vibrant, multi-faceted experiences that keep Brits returning to Mexico and its hundreds of destinations, time and again.

WTM 2017: UNWTO figures show tourism on track for record year

WTM 2017: UNWTO figures show tourism on track for record year

Demand for international tourism remained strong during the northern hemisphere summer peak season. International tourist arrivals in July and August totalled over 300 million for the first time ever according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

WTM 2017: Mexico confirmed as headline sponsor

WTM 2017: Mexico confirmed as headline sponsor

Mexico has been confirmed as the headline sponsor for visitor registration at WTM London 2017 – the leading global event for the travel industry. The agreement is part of the destination’s plan to further promote itself to the global travel and tourism industry, building on a successful year.

Vecchio steps up to head Sonoma County Tourism

Vecchio steps up to head Sonoma County Tourism

Following an extensive search, Sonoma County Tourism has appointed tourism industry veteran Claudia Vecchio to the role of president and chief executive. Vecchio replaces Ken Fischang, who stepped down in May.