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UK visitors lead Maldives to strong year

UK visitors lead Maldives to strong year

The Maldives has announced a 10.2 per cent year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, when compared with 2017. In total, 114,602 UK tourists arrived in the Indian Ocean destination last year, compared with 103,977 in 2017.

Leipzig Tourism Board recruits new UK public relations company

Leipzig Tourism Board recruits new UK public relations company

The Leipzig Tourism Board has appointed specialist travel PR agency, Lemongrass Marketing, to manage their UK and Irish public relations. Lemongrass Marketing will be responsible for all strategic leisure and MICE communications in the region, with immediate effect.

Jamaica Tourist Board signs Beautiful Destinations partnership

Jamaica Tourist Board signs Beautiful Destinations partnership

The agency will be responsible for spearheading the destination’s inspired and aggressive campaign efforts, showcasing Jamaica’s distinct offerings and further driving the consistent and impressive tourism growth the island has experienced in the last decade.

FCO loosens travel advice for Nicaragua

FCO loosens travel advice for Nicaragua

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has changed its travel advice to Nicaragua, no longer advising against all but essential travel to the country, and instead advising visitors to exercise a high degree of caution.