News: Tourism

Thailand introduces new international tourist arrival tax

The Government of Thailand is introducing a new tourist tax of 300 THB (US$10) for all overseas visitors starting in April. The tax was announced last week and will take effect after being…

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Jan 25, 2022 ByJoe Cusmano Finance / Government / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

University of Queensland study reveals impacts on hotel brands used for COVID quarantine

A University of Queensland study has researched what people think about the hotel brands that were used as quarantine facilities, and the findings show a big difference in hotels that…

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Jan 21, 2022 Education / Hospitality / Marketing / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

WTTC postpones 2022 Global Summit in Manila to April

The World Travel and Tourism Council has announced that its 21st Global Summit will now take place in Manila, Philippines, from 20th-22nd April 2022 - just a month from its original March…

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Jan 21, 2022 Events / Tourism /

 
 

Further spectator restrictions for Winter Olympics amid omicron detection in Beijing

Further spectator restrictions for Winter Olympics amid omicron detection in Beijing China has announced that tickets to the Winter Olympics will no longer be sold to the general public,…

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Jan 18, 2022 Events / Safety / Sport / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

Marriott Bonvoy curates Australian experiences at Melbourne Park during Australian Open

As official hotel partner for the Australian Open, Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s award-winning travel program is gearing up to host members and guests at the Marriott…

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Jan 18, 2022 Culture / Events / Hospitality / Sport / Tourism /

 
 

Dubai Parks and Resorts set to launch new rides at Motiongate Dubai

Dubai Parks and Resorts has announced the impending launch of two new rides within its Lionsgate Zone at Motiongate Dubai as of 21st January. The additions are the first rollercoaster in…

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Jan 17, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi launches new diving experience

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi, the largest aquarium in the Middle East, has introduced new diving packages for both certified divers and those without any diving experiences. Those who…

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Jan 17, 2022 Attractions / Environment / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

Themed Entertainment Association announces formation of China Development Council

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has announced the formation of a new division in its membership, the China Development Council - tasked with cultivating member and sponsor…

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Jan 15, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /

 
 

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