With nearly a week to go until the start of the 22nd edition of Dubai Summer Surprises, Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment has announced the highlights of this year’s exciting and fun-filled programme.
The Jamaica Tourist Board continues to lend its support to the ‘Reggae Girlz’ and during their historic World Cup debut in France. The organisation has been promoting the destination’s message and encouraging fans to keep Jamaica top of their minds when planning a holiday this summer.
This new British Airways flight will run in addition to established routes between the British and Slovenian capitals, with easyJet departing from Stansted and Gatwick, and WizzAir departing from Luton.
New research from VisitBritain shows the power of the Premier League in driving inbound tourism among overseas football fans, with more than three-quarters of those surveyed intending to visit the UK during the next two years.
A new global index from the World Travel & Tourism Council has assessed how prepared a host of top cities are for future tourism growth. Forecasts show that urbanisation and population growth could add another 2.5 billion people to urban areas by 2050.
As HBO’s blockbuster success, Chernobyl, becomes IMDB’s highest rated show of all time, Lithuania is attracting global attention as the go-to film set for period dramas and docuseries.
Seera is one of the leading providers of travel services in the Middle East and north Africa and is considered Saudi Arabia’s Leading Business Travel Agency by voters at the World Travel Awards.
Emaar Hospitality Group is strengthening its market outreach to China with a sales and marketing partnership agreement with Youli Hospitality Consulting. As part of the agreement, the company will promote the hotels under Emaar Hospitality Group’s premium luxury Address Hotels + Resorts and upscale lifestyle Vida Hotels & Resorts.
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.
Exports generated by international tourism reached US$1.7 trillion in 2018, a four per cent increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organisation shows.
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”.
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.