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ATM 2019: Germany to showcase tourism offering in Dubai

ATM 2019: Germany to showcase tourism offering in Dubai

The German National Tourist Board has announced it will be showcasing a range of key destinations at Arabian Travel Market in Dubai. The GCC is Germany’s third-largest non-European source market behind China and the United States.

FCO advises against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka

FCO advises against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka

The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has advised against “all but essential” travel to Sri Lanka. The move is likely to deal a body blow to the tourism industry in the country and follows a coordinated series of terror attacks over the Easter weekend.

Arends joins South Africa Tourism in UK

Arends joins South Africa Tourism in UK

Sherwin Arends has joined South African Tourism as trade relations officer, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role following 12 years’ experience working within the travel industry.

Dozens killed in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings

Dozens killed in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings

More than 220 people are believed to have died in a series of bomb attacks across Sri Lanka. Three hotels – the Shangri-La, Cinnamon Grand and the Kingsbury – were all targeted, with nine foreign tourists reportedly among the dead.