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Global Humane Provides Animal Welfare Certification to SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Today, Global Humane—the international brand of American Humane and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare—joined leaders of SeaWorld and Miral in Washington, D.C. to announce the certification of both SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi and Yas SeaWorld Research & Rescue, Abu Dhabi.
UAE Travel & Tourism sector set to recover this year, says WTTC
Sector to match 2019 GDP contribution by the end of 2023 Travel & Tourism jobs to surpass pre-pandemic levels this year Sector to outstrip national GDP growth over the next decade
Minister Bartlett to Attend UNWTO Executive Meeting in Punta Cana
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, this morning departed the island to join global tourism leaders for the 118th Session of the World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Executive Council, which runs from May 16-18, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Jamaica Welcomes Over 1.5 Million Visitors Since January 1, 2023
With the Jamaican tourism sector continuing on its robust growth trajectory for 2023, Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has revealed that as of May 10, 2023, the island has welcomed just over 1.5 million total visitors, with provisional gross earnings exceeding US$ 1.6 billion for the same period.
Say Konnichiwa to Osaka! Etihad Airways announces new route to Japan
Five weekly flights from Abu Dhabi to the exciting Japanese destination styled as the new ‘food capital of the world’ starting 1 October 2023 New service to Osaka is the airline’s second gateway to Japan along with Tokyo
Bartlett Outlines Caribbean Insurance Industry’s Pivotal Role in Tourism Safety and Security
Caribbean insurance companies have been challenged to play a pivotal role in ensuring safety and security within the regional tourism industry.
Singapore Tourism Awards 2023
25 individuals and organisations were recognised at the Singapore Tourism Awards 2023, for delivering exceptional experiences and displaying enterprise excellence as tourism resumed fully last year.
Dubai welcomes 4.67 million overnight visitors in the first quarter of 2023
Dubai welcomed 4.67 million international overnight visitors in the first quarter of 2023, compared to 3.97 million tourists during the same period in 2022. This marks a 17 % YoY growth and the city’s best Q1 performance since the pandemic, placing it firmly on track to becoming the most visited international destination, according to the latest data published by Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET)
‘Amazing Workation’ to further boost Thailand’s appeal to foreign film makers
New initiative from Thailand Film Office aimed at strengthening the kingdom’s already impressive status as the preferred shooting location for all types of foreign film productions.
Qatar Tourism Launches Awards Programme to Celebrate Excellence in Tourism Industry
Developed in partnership with UNWTO, the programme will recognise stakeholder efforts in curating unique and exceptional tourism experiences
CentaraThe1 Members Earn Double Turkish Airlines Miles
Fly faster with the CentaraThe1 and Miles&Smiles loyalty programmes
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Officials Attend 41st Caribbean Travel Marketplace
Eleuthera, Bahamas emerges as CHTA 2023 Destination Resilience Award Winner