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VisitWales unveils Wales Way scenic tours

VisitWales unveils Wales Way scenic tours

VisitWales has announced the launch of The Wales Way, a family of three national scenic touring routes that cross the country’s most epic landscapes, showcasing its fascinating history, coastlines and attractions.

Germany sees strong tourism growth in early 2017

Germany sees strong tourism growth in early 2017

German incoming tourism continues to show steady growth rates. From January to September, according to preliminary figures from the Germany federal statistical office, 65.3 million international overnight stays were registered (in accommodation establishments with at least ten beds).

STA Travel launches new partnership with Scoot

STA Travel launches new partnership with Scoot

Students and youths can now enjoy exclusive STA Travel fares at fantastic value for all Scoot flights. Following the successful merger between Scoot and Tigerair under the Scoot brand in July 2017, all 60 destinations currently operated by Scoot are now available for booking through the STA Travel BlueTicket Alliance.

UK travellers flock to Sweden in 2017

UK travellers flock to Sweden in 2017

The past year has seen UK visitor numbers to Sweden soar, a wealth of new campaigns, exciting new tourism products and the launch of three new flights from the UK.

Ocean Holidays partners with NFL side Jacksonville Jaguars

Ocean Holidays partners with NFL side Jacksonville Jaguars

This ground-breaking partnership means customers of Ocean Florida – Ocean Holidays’ Florida specialist - will be able to buy Jacksonville Jaguars NFL holidays, which include tickets and transfers to see the Jaguars at their home-ground EverBank Field, during the 2018 and 2019 NFL seasons.

Taiwan Tourism Bureau celebrates in London with Thames cruise

Taiwan Tourism Bureau celebrates in London with Thames cruise

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has treated dozens of leading travel agents and members of the press to a cruise along the River Thames. Marking the end of World Travel Market 2017 in London, the group set off from Tower Millennium pier for a three-hour journey around the sights of the capital.

Zambia signs on as Convention & Culture Partner for ITB Berlin 2018

Zambia signs on as Convention & Culture Partner for ITB Berlin 2018

Zambia, a jewel strategically located in the heart of southern Africa, continues to poise itself as an auspicious destination and it is still largely untouched by tourism exploits. This naturally beautiful country will be the Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2018.

Contiki launches Independent Insider travel options

Contiki launches Independent Insider travel options

Alongside the launch of its Europe Summer 2018/19 programme, Contiki has introduced a new travel style: Independent Insider. Combining the benefits of a Contiki experience, itineraries have reimagined group travel and allow travellers to pick their start and end cities and customise a trip that suits them best.

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.