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Belize Is the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Destination

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s 2018 tourism boom is showing no signs of slowing down. The destination is the fastest-growing in the Caribbean this year so far, with a total of 372,075 stayover tourist arrivals through the end of September — a 16.6 percent increase compared to the …

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Tourism recovering in Indonesia’s quake-hit Lombok with rising hotel occupancy rate: hotel operator – Xinhua | English.news.cn

MATARAM, Indonesia, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) — Hotels in the quake-hit island of Lombok in Indonesia have seen rising occupancy rate thanks to effective sales and promotion programs, coupled with renovation for damaged facilities, a hotel operator has said. Lining up alongside the main road in northern Lombok area of Senggigi, …

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Haiti’s tourism industry hard hit after days of violent street protests

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AFP) – With flaming barricades and widespread looting, 10 days of street violence in Haiti have all but buried a tourism industry that managed to resurrect itself after a devastating earthquake in 2010. Ugly, violent footage beamed around the world has again sent the message that this impoverished Caribbean …

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Tourism Australia to test pilot 12-month payment program for tourists

Sydney Fish Market. Image source: @sydneyfishmarket via Instagram Alipay and Tourism Australia have announced today that Sydney will be the pilot city for a new service to promote leading tourist and retail destinations to Chinese tourists, ahead of the Chinese New Year festive period in early February. The Sydney City …

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Hobart’s long-awaited City Deal to be spread across tourism, science, traffic solutions and housing

To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. …

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Why Travel and Tourism: It’s the Most Dynamic and Competitive Industry in the World

The tourism industry is one of Fiji’s vi­brant and important sector that has an impact on development for our na­tion’s economy. We all know the many benefits that are as­sociated with the industry—income creation and generation of jobs are at the very top of this list. But this is all …

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Dockyard gets best Caribbean attraction accolade

Antigua and Barbuda’s Nelson’s Dockyard has been voted “Best Attraction in the Caribbean”. “Nelson’s Dockyard, the only continuously working Georgian naval dockyard in the world, topped the category in the annual 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards, as voted by USA Today readers,” a release from the country’s Tourism Authority said. Declared …

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Japan Outbound MICE Tourism Market 2019: Traveler Flows, Spending Patterns, Main Destination Markets and Forecast to 2025 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Japan Outbound MICE Tourism Market: Traveler Flows, Spending Patterns, Main Destination Markets and Forecast to 2025″ report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Japan Outbound MICE Tourism Market: Traveler Flows, Spending Patterns, Main Destination Markets and Forecast to 2025 offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual …

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Indonesia to host MotoGP on earthquake-hit island

Indonesia’s Tourism Development Corporation said February 22, 2019 that Lombok will host a MotoGP street race from 2021. — Antara Foto/Ahmad Subadi picture via Reuters LOMBOK, Feb 22 — Indonesia is set to host a MotoGP street race from 2021 on the island of Lombok, which was rocked by deadly …

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Auckland Airport downplays Chinese tourism pessimism

boardroom Auckland International Airport chief executive Adrian Littlewood isn’t seeing any bigger decline in Chinese tourist numbers than what would be expected with a slowing economy.  The country’s primary international gateway has noted a moderation in the pace of growth from Chinese passengers during the final six months of 2018, …

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