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Tourist Attraction to be Developed on Cingkuak Island

Tourist Attraction to be Developed on Cingkuak Island

Tourist Attraction to be developed on Cingkuak Island– Nepalayatimes Tourist Attraction to be Developed on Cingkuak Island A Portuguese-inspired tourist attraction is to be developed on Cingkuak Island in South Pesisir regency, West Sumatra province, in a bid to lure more visitors. “The presence of a Portuguese fort on Cingkuak Island is a good start to develop Portuguese-inspired tourism,” said …

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Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development

Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development

Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development – UNWTO Executive Council meets in Baku– Nepalayatimes Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development Azerbaijan – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met in Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 110th Session of its Executive Council (16-18 June). At the meeting, Member States endorsed the Organization’s progress and future plans, as outlined …

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International Tourist Arrivals to Grow 3 to 4 Percent in 2019

International Tourist Arrivals to Grow 3 to 4 Percent in 2019

NepalayatimesSpain –UNWTO has forcasted International Tourist Arrivals 2019 to grow 3% to 4% next year, more in line with historic growth trends. is assumed on the based on current trends, economic prospects, and the UNWTO Confidence Index. International Tourist Arrivals to Grow 3 to 4 Percent in 2019 As a general backdrop, the stability of fuel prices tends to translate into …

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UNWTO/ETC Report: Outbound Tourism Spending from the Gulf is Six Times the Global Average

Nepalayatimes Spain – A new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) shows that outbound tourism from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – comprising six countries of the Arabian peninsula – has grown strongly in recent years, with international tourism expenditure surpassing USD 60 billion in 2017. ‘The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel …

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The 12th UNWTO PATA Forum Looks Into the Future of Tourism

Nepalayatimes   Spain – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the People’s Government of Guilin, China held the 12th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook on 25-27 October 2018. This year’s edition – ‘The Future of Tourism: Road to 2030´, aligns with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals …

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Creating Smart Cities for Innovative Tourism Experiences

Nepalayatimes   Spain – The UNWTO Conference on City Breaks: Creating Innovative Tourism Experiences (15-16 October 2018) concluded today in Valladolid, Spain, with a call for cities to become smart tourism destinations, where tourism governance and the digital economy mesh together to offer travelers diverse and authentic experiences. The conference brought together tourism leaders from the public and private sectors …

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UNWTO/GTERC Report: Asia and the Pacific grows in importance for Global Tourism

Nepalayatimes Spain – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in partnership with the Global Tourism Economy Research Centre (GTERC), presented its Asia Tourism Trends Report today at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macao (China). The report shows Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in growth in international arrivals since 2005. ‘UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends – 2018’ shows that …

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Spatial Data the Focus of UNWTO Sustainable Tourism Observatories Meeting

Nepalayatimes Spain – The World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) concluded its global annual meeting today in Madrid, welcoming observatories and other tourism stakeholders to share experiences of measuring and monitoring the impact tourism has on destinations, and explore the opportunities provided to tourism by innovation in location services. With a revamped structure featuring a …

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First six tourists entering Nepal from Gaddachauki welcomed

Nepalayatimes   Bhimduttanagar – The first six tourists from different countries entering Nepal from the Gaddachauki checkpoint received a warm welcome marked by fanfare. Gaddachauki is a transit point on Nepal-India border in the far west. They were welcomed by the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Kanchanpur branch at Gaddachauki on the occasion of the World Tourism Day that falls today. …

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Refreshed WTM Ministerial Summit to Tackle Innovation & Technology Investment

Nepalayatimes   Spain – Investment in innovation and smart management for tourism will form the major theme of the Ministerial Summit of this year’s World Travel Market, to be held in London, UK (6 November 2018). The 2018 Summit, a joint initiative of World Travel Market and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will debut a revamped format. This year’s World …

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