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Tourism Trinidad unveils growth targets for 2020

Tourism Trinidad unveils growth targets for 2020

Tourism Trinidad has unveiled plans to grow visitor arrivals by seven per cent over the coming financial year. In total, the island hopes to welcome 380,000 overseas visitors over the coming 12 months, while also attaining an average hotel occupancy rate of 64 per cent.

VisitBritain takes leading tradeshow to Belfast for 2020

VisitBritain takes leading tradeshow to Belfast for 2020

VisitBritain has announced that its flagship annual travel trade event, Explore Great Britain & Northern Ireland, is to be held in Belfast. The event, VisitBritain’s largest annual travel trade event, will next year being held at the International Convention Centre on May 18th-20th.

Ras Al Khaimah seeks further adventure tourism development

Ras Al Khaimah seeks further adventure tourism development

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development authority has announced the launch of a product concept creation competition. Participants are invited to submit creative designs for the next iconic adventure attraction on Jebel Jais, the highest mountain peak in the United Arab Emirates.

Mariah Carey kicks-off one-year-to-go countdown to Dubai Expo 2020

Mariah Carey kicks-off one-year-to-go countdown to Dubai Expo 2020

Mariah Carey has urged guests from around the world to visit Expo 2020 in Dubai as the emirate begins the one-year-countdown to the show. Playing a free concert at Burj Park in Dubai, the popstar kicked off the countdown to the event, which will debut on October 20th next year.

VFS TasHeel launches Saudi visa services around world

VFS TasHeel launches Saudi visa services around world

VFS TasHeel has launched tourist visa services for guests looking to visit Saudi Arabia at its centres across 30 countries worldwide. The organisation is an authorised visa service provider for the ministry of foreign affairs in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Qatar Airways touches down in Langkawi, Malaysia

Qatar Airways touches down in Langkawi, Malaysia

The new service to Langkawi will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring 22 seats in business class and 232 seats in economy class, with spacious cabins and specially-designed interiors.