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United States arrivals drive tourism growth in Caribbean

United States arrivals drive tourism growth in Caribbean

Spurred on by a 24 per cent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 per cent increase in tourist arrivals during the first quarter of 2019, according to statistics compiled by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation.

Foreign Office updates Sri Lanka travel advice for UK visitors

Foreign Office updates Sri Lanka travel advice for UK visitors

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has announced it will change its travel advice to Sri Lanka ‎to allow British visitors to return to the country. While no longer warning against “all but essential travel”, the FCO warns “terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka”.

Golf drives tourism figures on upward trend in Madeira

Golf drives tourism figures on upward trend in Madeira

Madeira has experienced a boost in golf numbers during the first four months of 2019, with the two ‘mainland' courses experiencing almost double-digit growth. Also, on the up is Madeira’s overall tourism revenue which showed almost two per cent growth in 2018.

Large increase in British visitor numbers to Malta

Large increase in British visitor numbers to Malta

It was a busy year for Malta, with Valletta name the European Capital of Culture, and the island also hosting the first European TropOut Festival in September. Boasting 300 days of sun a year, the archipelago has a wealth of history and culture, stunning landscapes and a warm climate, which makes Malta appealing to the British traveller.

Oman Air launches new connection to Athens, Greece

Oman Air launches new connection to Athens, Greece

Oman Air has launched a new daily service to Greece, with the first flight departing Muscat for Athens earlier. The inaugural flight, WY193, departed Muscat International Airport at 14:35 arriving to Athens International Airport at 19:50.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, a new experience at Disneyland, has opened to guests. Visitors are invited to live their own Star Wars adventures as they explore a remote planet full of sights, sounds, smells, tastes and other immersive experiences.