Eligible travellers from seven non-EU countries can now use ePassport gates to enter the UK in changes being made to the border from today. Visitors from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States will be able to use ePassport gates at ports across the UK.
Antigua & Barbuda attracted a record number of visitors in April, with 27,301 guests arriving into the country according to the latest statistics from the ministry of tourism.
Etihad Airways is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the special offer in its opening month. Travellers flying through the capital of the UAE with the airline are invited to enjoy a free two-night hotel stay to break up their journey and explore the city’s vibrant and diverse attractions.
Authorities had originally planned to scrap the cards for visitors from seven countries, but this has now been changed to include passengers arriving from all over the world.
The Hainan International Golf Alliance has been established in Haikou to bring together government and golf tourism stakeholders from across Hainan province. The body will seek to promote the tropical Chinese island as a golf tourism destination.
European business travel spend will increase by 4.3 per cent in 2019, according to the European Business Travel Barometer study published by American Express Global Business Travel.
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has said the artisan village being constructed at Hampden Wharf in Trelawny forms part of the overall inclusive growth strategy to increase earnings among local suppliers.
Light installations are beginning to be finalised throughout the Harbour City in preparation for the upcoming launch of Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the southern Hemisphere.
Figures from the latest Luxhabitat Property Monitor Report have revealed a buoyant property market on the Palm Jumeriah. The Dubai-based real estate consultant found over 1,737 villas and 6,194 apartments saw ownership transferred within the first quarter of 2019 in the overall residential market.
Despite challenges, the majority of destinations which have reported data for early-2019 performances have shown continued growth in foreign arrivals and overnight stays.
American Airlines is providing travellers with more access to Guyana. The airline will begin a direct service from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown, Guyana, from December.
Abu Dhabi saw hospitality sector revenue increase by 16 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 when compared to last year, according to the latest figures from the Department of Culture & Tourism – Abu Dhabi.