News: Tourism

Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort announces its official certification as carbon-neutral

Thailand’s Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort - a chic and sustainable retreat -has announced that it has been officially certified as a carbon-neutral hotel, further demonstrating…

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Sep 16, 2020 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Shanghai Tourism Festival sees rise in visitor numbers

The Shanghai Tourism Festival welcomed more than 36,000 people to its opening night on Saturday, more than double the number of people that attended the opening night of last year’s…

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Sep 14, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /

 
 

Ritz-Carlton opens luxury resort and spa on Japanese mountainside

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has launched a new luxury resort and spa in Japan, expanding its luxury Asia Pacific portfolio into the historic mountain region of Nikko. The Ritz-Carlton,…

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Sep 10, 2020 Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Colombian curator appointed as Artistic Director of the 23rd Biennale of Sydney

After an extensive international search, the Biennale of Sydney has appointed Colombian curator José Roca as the Artistic Director of the 23rd Biennale of Sydney, which will take…

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Sep 9, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism /

 
 

New research points to Phuket’s hospitality industry reaching breaking point

New research by consulting group C9 Hotelworks points to Phuket’s hospitality industry reaching breaking point with economic support from the Thai Government urgently needed for it to…

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Sep 8, 2020 Finance / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

WTTC launches Safe Travels protocols for adventure tourism

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled the latest set of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence, reduce risk and encourage the return of international…

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Sep 4, 2020 Recreation / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Online petition calls for Australian Disneyland

Ignoring the financial plight that major theme parks are facing around the world, an online petition calling on the Walt Disney Company to create a Disneyland theme park in Australia has…

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Sep 4, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Marketing / Tourism /

 
 

Thailand faces tourism industry risk

Facing a dramatic downturn in overseas visitor arrivals due to Coronavirus restrictions, the Bank of Thailand has warned that the nation's tourism industry will face greater risks next…

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Sep 1, 2020 Finance / Tourism /

 
 

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