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Strong arrival figures for Israel in late 2019

Strong arrival figures for Israel in late 2019

The Israel government has announced there were 852,100 tourist entries to the country in September-October, up from 767,200 in the same period last year. The figures represented an increase of 11 per cent.

WTM 2019: Tourism Ireland unveils new brand in London

WTM 2019: Tourism Ireland unveils new brand in London

Tourism Ireland, in collaboration with Tourism Northern Ireland, has launched a new destination brand. The brand will be used to promote Northern Ireland in Great Britain with the aim of helping transform how prospective visitors see the destination.

WTM 2019: Egypt seeks to boost tourism recovery in London

WTM 2019: Egypt seeks to boost tourism recovery in London

The Egyptian Tourism Authority has been confirmed as the sponsor for visitor registration at this year’s World Travel Market in London. The partnership comes just days after the British government lifted the flight restriction to the North African country’s resort town of Sharm el-Sheik.

TUI to return to Sharm El Sheikh for summer 2020

TUI to return to Sharm El Sheikh for summer 2020

Sticking with its commitment of offering more flexibility and choice for its customers, TUI will reintroduce holidays to the Egyptian resort town from popular airports Gatwick London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Seera seeks to send Saudi travellers to Disneyland Paris

Seera seeks to send Saudi travellers to Disneyland Paris

Seera Group has joined hands with Disneyland Paris to further strengthen travel demand from Saudi Arabia. With this new alliance, Seera is now a general sales agent for Saudi Arabia and the wider GCC as well as North Africa, Lebanon and Jordan.

TUI adds 135 former Thomas Cook hotels to summer offering

TUI adds 135 former Thomas Cook hotels to summer offering

TUI has to announced 135 hotels, including 56 which have exclusivity to TUI, have been added to its offering and are now on sale for next year. The 135 hotels, previously enjoyed by Thomas Cook customers, have been added following customer demand.

Jamaica tourism keen to grow Japan arrivals

Jamaica tourism keen to grow Japan arrivals

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, who led a delegation to Tourism Expo Japan, spoke to the improvements in the tourism product which would appeal to the market.

Griffith steps down as Barbados Tourism Marketing chief

Griffith steps down as Barbados Tourism Marketing chief

Barbados Tourism Marketing chief executive William ‘Billy’ Griffith has tendered his resignation, effective December 31st. Following the move, the board of the organisation said it now had an opportunity to recruit a new leader and ensure a smooth transition as his contract comes to an end.