Barbados Tourism Marketing chief executive, William Griffith, has revealed the island enjoyed a 4.2 per cent increase in stay-over arrivals in the first nine months of 2019 when compared to the same period last year.
The roles, which are available now, include 200 new posts at the company’s head office in Sunderland, north-east England, and 500 jobs handling foreign currency in each of the new Hays Travel stores around the UK.
The Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation has announced a new tourism strategy for 2020. The plan includes a stronger focus on promoting the rich culture of the destination, as well as developing niche markets such as MICE, culture and sports tourism.
Wego has launched a collaboration with the Korea Tourism Organisation to boost visitor numbers from the GCC to the destination. South Korea allows leisure travellers to soak up the scenic sights of high mountains and clear waters.
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.