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MPs urge chancellor to support tourism sector | News

MPs urge chancellor to support tourism sector | News

In a letter signed by more than 80 MPs from right across the political divide, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Hospitality and Tourism is urging the chancellor to provide decisive financial support to protect sector businesses crucial to communities around the UK. A similar call was heard from the aviation sector earlier. The tourism […]

Israel tourism begins reopening as country emerges from lockdown | News

Israel tourism begins reopening as country emerges from lockdown | News

With around 4.3 million people having received at least one shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, Israel is currently preparing to reopen its economy. As locals return to cultural events, mall shopping, museums and gyms, the domestic tourism sector is slowly returning. Rural accommodation (zimmers) is now joined by hotels in opening under coronavirus restrictions. The […]

World Tourism Network hosts World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations

World Tourism Network hosts World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations

Meet tourist guides from all over the world celebrating World Tourist Guide Day. A positive group of people sees a bright future for travel and tourism. Go on a world tour with the best guides the world has to offer. — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/etn/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/etn/support source

WTTC urges UK government to lead international reopening of tourism | News

WTTC urges UK government to lead international reopening of tourism | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has sent an open letter to UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, urging him to support its recovery plan for the travel sector. It comes ahead of an expected announcement on Monday about a roadmap out of lockdown and for lifting restrictions. The WTTC letter lays out four key […]

Israel and Greece sign new tourism partnership | News

Israel to exhibit at Arab Travel Market next spring | News

Israel and Greece have signed a bilateral agreement on tourism cooperation in Jerusalem, providing hope to an industry which has come to a standstill because of the Covid-19 crisis. Israeli minister of strategic affairs, Orit Farkash-Hacohen, told Greek minister of tourism, Harry Theoharis, that she looked forward to welcoming Greek and other visitors to Israel, […]

Singapore Tourism Board seeks to reengage agents | News

Singapore Tourism Board seeks to reengage agents | News

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has confirmed a range of 2021 UK trade partnerships, which aims to reach 15,000 agents throughout 2021. STB has confirmed collaborations with seven trade partners in 2021 including Flight Centre, Gold Medal, If Only, Lotus Group, Travel Counsellors, Travelbag and eDreams. The campaigns aim to build confidence, inspire and educate […]

UNWTO: 2020 was worst year on record for tourism | News

Heathrow warns over Covid-19 rules as Christmas getaway begins | News

Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020, with international arrivals dropping by 74 per cent when compared to 2019 according to the latest data from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). Destinations worldwide welcomed one billion fewer international arrivals in 2020 than in the previous year, due to an unprecedented fall […]

Global Tourism Resilience Centre opens new location in Kenya | News

Bartlett to lead Organisation of American States working group | News

Jamaica tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, has welcomed the opening of the first satellite centre for the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC). Situated in Kenya, it will be located at the Kenyatta University. “The establishment of this satellite centre at the Kenyatta University will expand the global reach of the Global Resilience Centre,” […]

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