The Singapore Tourism Board has welcomed a new regional director for Europe. Carrie Kwik is responsible for strategic planning, business development initiatives and marketing Singapore throughout Europe.
Customers travelling to Dubai during Expo 2020 can simply visit their nearest VFS Global Visa application centre in the GCC, India, China, Russia, the UK and Germany to plan their trip.
The appointment comes at difficult time for Hong Kong, with months of political protests deterring tourist from visiting – especially from the key market of mainland China.
History, a factual entertainment channel and part of A+E Networks UK, has partnered with the World Federation of Tourist Guide Association and the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations to promote their tourist guide members around the world.
“Given the environment of declining world trade activity and tariff wars, rising political and geopolitical tensions and a slowing global economy, it is difficult to see the trend reversing in the near term,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA director general.
TUI Group will launch its latest marketing campaign on prime Saturday and Sunday slots this weekend. The company will debut one of four ads that audiences will see in the coming months.
The Maldives have brought ‘the Sunny Side of Life’ to the grey skies of London this autumn, with the launch of the advertising campaign on buses and bus stops.
Tourist arrivals to the region increased by a solid 9.7 per cent during the first half of 2019 when compared to the same period last year, according to new figures from the Caribbean Tourism Organisation.
Antigua & Barbuda has partnered with GeoTourist to create navigational application content for the destination. It will offer visitors the chance to explore the destination independently, while being guided by Antiguan storytellers, all from their mobile phone.
TUI has launched its winter 2020 programme as well as over 1,000 popular hotels for the summer 2021 season. Selling summer holidays well in advance is in direct response to positive customer feedback and demand and was first introduced last November.
Travelopia has confirmed the sale of its North American Experience Education brands to WorldStrides. The brands sold to WorldStrides include World Class Vacations and Brightspark US, serving the US educational market, and Brightspark Canada, Jumpstreet and Educatours in Canada.
The agreement between the two organisations will support the tourism board’s Visit Malaysia 2020 marketing campaign which has been developed to encourage tourism from Europe and the Middle East.