The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to “advise against all but essential travel” to mainland China as the impact of an ongoing coronavirus outbreak continues to spread.
High-speed trains and ferries that cross the border between mainland China and Hong Kong will be suspended from Thursday, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced earlier. Flights will also be halved.
Spanning 1,652 square metres, the facility is centred around five brand new Fitness First concepts – including Kube, Box, Spin, Hot Studio and GX Studio.
GCC tourists to Egypt will spend $2.36 billion in 2020, an increase of 11 per cent over 2019, with visitors from Saudi Arabia driving this growth. That is according to new data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to advise against all travel to Hubei province in China due to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak.
The coronavirus outbreak in China could have a damaging and lasting economic impact on the global tourism sector unless lessons are learned from previous viral epidemics.
Bahamas welcomed a record-breaking seven million visitors in 2019. The ministry of tourism attributes this historic success to data-driven, agile marketing, authentic storytelling, and aggressive PR, sales and airlift strategies.
Three Chinese cities are now in lockdown as authorities attempt to limit the spread of a deadly coronavirus. A total of 20 million people are believed to have been impacted by the decision, with a number of major public events also cancelled.
Experience Hub, the trade and promotion arm of Yas Island Abu Dhabi, has signed a partnership with Etihad Holidays. The deal is designed to enhance Abu Dhabi’s positioning as a global destination for leisure and cultural experiences.
The Jamaica Tourist Board has unveiled ‘Jamaica, Heartbeat of the World’, the new destination brand positioning for the country. The campaign is designed to recognise Jamaica’s out-sized influence on the global community.
Spending by overseas visitors is predicted to reach a record £26.6 billion in 2020, a 6.6 per cent increase on the expected spending in 2019 of £25 billion.
The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 to find out who amongst them had been crowned best of the best.