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Visit Rwanda reports increase in UK visitors for 2017

Visit Rwanda reports increase in UK visitors for 2017

Visit Rwanda has reported a large increase in the number of UK travellers choosing the country as a tourism destination. Visitor numbers grew by 21 per cent last year, compared with 2016, with over 16,000 business and leisure travellers going from the UK to Rwanda in 2017.

Pololikashvili sets out agenda for UNWTO leadership

Pololikashvili sets out agenda for UNWTO leadership

The city of San Sebastian, Spain hosted the 108th meeting of the executive council of the World Tourism Organisation. During the meeting, secretary general Zurab Pololikashvili obtained the support of this key governing body for the priorities that will set up the work of the organisation for the coming years.

Morhous takes new chief experience officer role at Flight Centre Travel Group

Morhous takes new chief experience officer role at Flight Centre Travel Group

John Morhous has been named chief experience officer at Flight Centre Travel Group. In the newly established role he will be responsible for ongoing client-facing innovation and digital mobile platforms, the development of additional tools and technology, and thought leadership, across all of FCTG’s corporate brands globally.