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Oman looks to China for tourism and technology   2021-04-26
Oman hopes to revive its tourism sector and boost its digital economy under stepped-up cooperation with China.


Taiwan in talks over travel bubbles with Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Guam   2021-04-26
Following the start of the Taiwan-Palau travel bubble, Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau announced that it is actively negotiating with Vietnam, Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore on setting up similar travel bubbles. ...


‘Revenge travelers’ boost China’s May Day holiday as COVID-19 curbed   2021-04-26
Tourism and travel spending in China have shown a remarkable sign of rebound half of a month before the five-day May Day holiday, the first long holiday this year, as many “revenge travelers” who have been cooped up at home for a long period of time leapt at the opportunity to get away for a few days after the country basically contained the coronavirus....


ATHENS RETURNS TO GLOBAL TOURISM MARKET DURING TRAVEL TRADE ATHENS 2021   2021-03-19
Athens is back on the map of the global tourism market and promoting itself as an international tourism destination during the 7th Travel Trade Athens, the signature annual B2B marketing event of the City of Athens. ...


China’s travel and tourism industry showing strong recovery   2021-03-19
According to data from the China Tourism Academy, the country’s travel and tourism sector has demonstrated a strong recovery so far this year and is expected to continue its current momentum as China further eases and lifts travel restrictions due to a stable coronavirus situation...


Beijing's first softening of outbound restrictions brings hopes for Thai tourism   2021-03-19
Per the head of the country's Center for Disease Control, China aims to vaccinate 900 million to 1 billion people by mid-2022 with four approved vaccines...


China aims to vaccinate 70%-80% of population by mid-2022   2021-03-18
Per the head of the country's Center for Disease Control, China aims to vaccinate 900 million to 1 billion people by mid-2022 with four approved vaccines...


Hotels in East China use chip to supervise cleaning work   2021-03-14
Thousands of European exhibitors, visitors and buyers will travel to Dubai for Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which will be the first live major travel trade show anywhere in the world this year...


China’s New ‘International Travel Health Certificate’ Explained   2021-03-14
Thousands of European exhibitors, visitors and buyers will travel to Dubai for Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which will be the first live major travel trade show anywhere in the world this year...


Mutual vaccine understanding agreement with China top on agenda of Israeli ambassador   2021-03-14
Thousands of European exhibitors, visitors and buyers will travel to Dubai for Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which will be the first live major travel trade show anywhere in the world this year...


Europeans Head to Dubai for ATM   2021-03-11
Thousands of European exhibitors, visitors and buyers will travel to Dubai for Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which will be the first live major travel trade show anywhere in the world this year...


Robust travel retail growth expected in China, research suggests   2021-02-26
Swiss research agency m1nd-set believes there is ‘every reason to be confident’ about travel 2021 travel retail growth prospects in China. This is despite renewed travel restrictions imposed during the lunar new year period.


ITB Berlin NOW: Tours and activities as a way out of the crisise   2021-02-16
Adventure Travel and Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA) to take place during ITB Berlin NOW with leading exhibitors from around the world – Digital ITB Berlin NOW Convention: lectures and discussions on opportunities and prospects as well as sustainable solutions for adventure travel – The programme of events is online now at itb.com/ITBBerlinNOW/Program/– Virtual cafés on Adventure Travel and TTA are a forum for dialogue


Chinese cities loosen restrictions ahead of Spring Festival after seeing zero new domestic COVID-19 case   2021-02-10
Multiple cities in China have eased transportation restrictions ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year after the country has recorded several days with no locally transmitted COVID-19 cases. People with green health code can travel more freely within and outside their residential province and visit friends and family during the holidays.


Rich shoppers stuck in China fuel an unlikely boom in duty free   2021-02-10
Bargain-hunting travelers have long fattened the profits of duty-free shops, but Covid-19 travel restrictions have hammered those perfume-suffused emporiums. Except in one place: China’s Hainan Island, where even domestic visitors can shop duty free.


Chinese travelers are more optimistic about travel in 2021, Expedia research finds   2021-02-10
Global research by Expedia has found that Chinese travelers are more optimistic about travel in 2021 than travelers from other Asia Pacific countries, with more than three-fourths expressing positive sentiment, the highest across all 11 markets surveyed.


The pandemic’s impact on Chinese travel habits   2021-02-10
In a normal year, millions of people make their way home for Chinese New Year – also known as Spring Festival. But with parts of China implementing new travel restrictions and COVID-19 measures, this year’s festivities (beginning 4 February and ending 26 February, with the actual Chinese New Year taking place on 12 February) will look drastically different.


B&B searches soar over 400% in large cities as residents stay put for Chinese New Year   2021-02-10
Searches for bed and breakfast (B&B) services surged over 400 percent in the suburbs of large cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, with some prices soaring more than 35 percent, as residents stay put for the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday, which this year lasts from February 11 to 17, latest industry reports showed.


China set to expand blacklist of overseas casino tourist destinations   2021-01-28
China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism is preparing to expand a “blacklist” of overseas tourist destinations it says are attracting Chinese tourists for gambling activities.


WeChat Pay aims to bring Chinese consumers to travel and hospitality   2021-01-24
WeChat presents two key opportunities for travel and hospitality businesses worldwide, according to WeChat Pay’s EMEA regional director Queena Liu.


   
WTM London Proclaims Manifesto for Safer, Smarter and Greener Travel and Tourism   2020-12-09
WTM London has declared its mission to work with governments and the private sector around the world to create a safer, smarter and greener travel and tourism industry.


 
2020 China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition will be held in Guilin from 8th to 10th in December   2020-12-06
Recently, the press conference of the 2020 China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition and the 15th China-ASEAN Cultural Forum were held in Beijing and officially announced: The 2020 China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition will be held in Guilin from 8th to 10th in December, and the 15th China-ASEAN Cultural Forum will be held in Guilin on December 8.


 
LIGHT IT UP at W Shanghai – The Bund this Festive Season   2020-12-06
This holiday season, W Shanghai – The Bund invites you to come in true brilliance and sparkle. No matter what you celebrate, it’s time to shine. As the festive season greets Shanghai, W Shanghai has you covered with a festive program for every occasion from casual dinner with family, to afternoon tea with friends, business luncheons with clients and cocktails with a date.


ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO COMMENCE DIRECT SERVICES FROM BEIJING TO ABU DHABI   2020-12-03
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways will commence another service from China, with flights from Beijing to Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, from 7 December. The service will operate with a weekly flight using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, featuring Etihad’s award-winning Business and Economy cabins.


ETIHAD AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES NEW ROUTE TO ISRAEL   2020-11-25
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates –Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will launch daily scheduled year-round flights to Tel Aviv, the economic and technological centreof Israel. .


 
World Responsible Tourism Awards 2020 Addressing the Challenge of COVID-19   2020-11-05
This year, the World Responsible Tourism Awards are dedicated to recognising those working across tourism who have done something extraordinary to address the many challenges of the pandemic.
 

 

 

 

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