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Persian New Year: expert warns against overtourism

Tehran — An expert has warned insiders and travel officials against possible overtourism during the upcoming Iranian New Year holiday which begins March 21. The Noruz holiday is set to see a boom in domestic tourism after two years of travel restrictions, ISNA quoted Amir Pouyan Rafiei-Shad as saying on …

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Travel agencies offer visa waivers for Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and Swiss tourists

Travel agencies have proposed the reinstatement of the visa waiver policy applied before the pandemic, and an extension of the exemption for other countries. Hoang Nhan Chinh, director of the Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) Secretariat, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) has devised a plan to reopen …

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Pakistan: A breathtaking tourist destination

Pakistan, a culturally and socially diverse country, is a land of magical and mystical beauty. Benefiting from a thousand-year-old civilization, the country is a bastion of cultural relics inherited from the knowledge and experience of communities, historians, artists, archaeologists and anthropologists. The spiritual heritage of the country is embodied in …

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Poland offers fighter jets to the United States to help Ukraine

ANKARA: Hopes for a recovery of tourism in Turkey after the COVID-19 pandemic have been dashed following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Millions of Russians and Ukrainians fly south to vacation in Turkey every year, but numbers are expected to be much lower this year, leading to forecasts of a 30% …

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Greek Cyprus to lose Russian tourists to Turkey, says envoy

ISTANBUL Greek Cyprus will lose Russian tourists to Turkey this summer as it joined other countries in imposing sanctions on Moscow after the military dispute, the Russian ambassador to the Greek Cypriot administration has said. class=”cf”> “Summer is coming. You are closing your airspace. How will Russian tourists come to …

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Outdoors Notebook: Henry from Lake of the Woods Tourism Honored, Red River Fishing Tournaments, and More -Grand Forks Herald

Explore Minnesota honors Lake of the Woods’ Henry, others ST. PAUL — Northwestern Minnesota tourism developers and attractions were well represented among honorees at the Explore Minnesota Tourism 2022 conference for their contributions to the state’s travel industry. Joe Henry, Executive Director of Lake of the Woods Tourism, was named …

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IHATO member urges Turkey to plan to attract over 1 million Muslim tourists

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A member of the International Halal Tourism Organization (IHATO) said some 400 million Muslims live in geographical areas about 5 hours flight from Turkey. Omer Akgun Tekin added that this geostrategic advantage necessitates designing strategic planning in Turkey to develop halal tourism, Anadolu Agency reported. He said …

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The Minister of Tourism highlights the role of cultural attaches

TEHRAN – On Sunday, Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ezzatollah Zarghami hailed the role of cultural attaches as potential advocates for Iranian tourism to all corners of the world. “Our cultural attachés are present in 80 places around the world. Nowadays, [I expect] all [to] represent the Ministry of …

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No directive yet received to close tourist destinations: Minister Uno

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno has confirmed that she has not yet received a directive on the closure of tourist attractions amid the surge in cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant . Nevertheless, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy continues to encourage tourism …

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Foreign travel agencies to explore eastern Azerbaijan on familiarization tour

TEHRAN – Iran’s northwestern province of East Azerbaijan is ready to welcome tour operators and travel insiders from neighboring counties on familiarization tours, the provincial tourism chief has announced. Tours like these will promote tourism in the region and make the province a top tourist destination, CHTN said on Saturday, …

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Spain and Turkey top travel wishlists as holiday bookings soar

Almost two years after the pandemic devastated the tourism industry, there seems to be cause for hope. As national and European restrictions ease, people have their eyes on the sky. Recent data has revealed that intra-European travel bookings over the Easter holidays have increased by more than 250% compared to …

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The capital’s tourism industry celebrates the arrival of Air France in Quebec

QUEBEC CITY, January 17, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Jean-Lesage International Airport of Quebec (YQB), the Ministry of Tourism, Destination Quebec city, the City of Quebec, the City of Lévis and the Quebec City Convention Center are delighted that Air France, one of the largest airlines, has decided to come …

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Reasons why the Maldives may be a popular tourist destination amidst the Omicron wave

The new variant of Omicron has increased the number of positive cases around the world in recent weeks and it seems that governments around the world are giving new impetus to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Meanwhile, international travel has been significantly affected by the introduction of the …

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Despite Omicron variant, Caribbean tourism hopes for gradual rebound

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says it remains positive about the continued rebound of the tourism industry, even in the face of uncertainty caused by the ongoing pandemic. The group says that over the past eighteen months, Caribbean destinations have demonstrated resilience by creating recovery strategies, incorporating frequently updated travel …

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What salary conditions apply to Turkish work permits in 2022? – Employment and HR

[ad_1] Turkey: What salary conditions apply to Turkish work permits in 2022? 05 January 2022 Read Laboris To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. From January 1, 2022, new minimum wage thresholds apply to foreign nationals who apply for a work permit to work in Turkey. All …

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DOT for artisanal rehabilitation, recovery plan for tourist destinations affected by Odette

[ad_1] Rosette Adel – Philstar.com December 29, 2021 | 11:08 MANILA, Philippines – The Tourism Department said on Wednesday it will create a rehabilitation and recovery plan for tourist destinations affected by Typhoon Odette. In a statement, the tourism agency said it is already doing a rapid assessment and collecting …

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Massachusetts COVID count highest since January

The news is grim, nevertheless, it is true. Daily confirmed cases of COVID-19 have returned to levels not seen since mid-January, as Massachusetts struggles to cope with a new wave of coronavirus. And as you may recall, those high levels at the start of this year were before any of …

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Tourism Malaysia wins global accolade

[ad_1] ISTANBUL, December 9, 2021: Tourism Malaysia once again won the World’s Leading Country Tourism Board award at the Uzakrota Global Travel Awards 2021, which took place at Madame Tussauds in Istanbul last week. Organized by the Uzakrota Travel Summit, the annual event aims to recognize and reward industry players …

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Tourism Malaysia named world’s first country tourism board in Istanbul

[ad_1] KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism Malaysia, through its overseas office in Istanbul, Turkey, was recently named in the category of Best Country Tourism Offices in the World at the 2021 Uzakrota Global Travel Awards held at the Madame Tussauds museum in Istanbul. Tourism Malaysia, in a statement released Tuesday, December 7, …

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Houlton Regional named one of America’s top rural hospitals for 2021

A prestigious honor The year 2021 has pushed our healthcare providers to the max, and a local hospital has been named Top Rural Hospital by a national watchdog organization. The Leapfrog Group has conducted surveys in more than 2,200 hospitals across the United States to assess quality of care and …

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Deputy Minister, intl. officials exchange views on tourism

TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Tourism Minister Ali-Asghar Shalbafian and several international officials discussed ways to deepen ties in the fields of travel and cultural heritage. In addition, they exchanged views on the outlook for the sector affected by the virus on the sidelines of the 24th General Assembly of the …

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Tourism sector misunderstood, insufficient support: association leader

[ad_1] The support promised by the Turkish Ministry of Tourism to the tourism sector following the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has not lived up to expectations, said the president of the International Industry Association MICE (I -MICE), Hüseyin Kurt, in an opinion piece for the Turkish tourist information …

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Travel Turkey Izmir Fair 2022 will determine the route of global and Turkish tourism

[ad_1] Travel Turkey Izmir Fair 2022 will determine the route of global and Turkish tourism Izmir, the capital of Turkish trade shows, will bring together tourism professionals from around the world at the Travel Turkey Izmir trade fair and congress from December 2-4. Continuing their efforts to make Izmir one …

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Destination Ondo unveils new tourist buses

[ad_1] Justine uzo Determined to give the tourism industry the boost it deserves in Ondo State, the tourism promotion NGO called Destination Ondo has unveiled a bus and passenger car service for use by tourists. Sunshine State tour operators. Speaking on this new development, Destination Ondo founder Otunba Wanle Akinboboye, …

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Tornos News | The Greek island of Alonissos among the best destinations in the world for ecotourism

[ad_1] The Greek island of Alonissos, an Aegean island from north to north of Evia, has been named one of the top destinations for ecotourism, according to greekreporter.com. ABTA Magazine, the publication representing the UK’s largest travel association, recently published its top ecotourism destinations; in second position is the Greek …

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The number of tourists to Greece has increased significantly since the reopening

[ad_1] Greek government officials announced that the number of tourists through August had reached around 50% of the totals seen in 2019 before the coronavirus pandemic. According to Reuters.com, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias reported that the country saw arrivals increase by 79.2% and spending jumped 135.7% between January and …

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Saudi Arabia plans to build theme park on oil rig

[ad_1] Located in the Persian Gulf, “THE RIG” will be the first tourist destination in the world inspired by offshore oil platforms. (Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund) Oil-dependent Saudi Arabia takes the concept of economic diversification at face value. The kingdom has announced plans to convert an oil rig in …

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David Y. Igé | HTA Press Release: Public Invited to Attend Destination Management Action Plan Meetings for Maui (November 2), Lanai (November 9) and Molokai (November 12)

[ad_1] HTA Press Release: Public Invited to Attend Destination Management Action Plan Meetings for Maui (November 2), Lanai (November 9) and Molokai (November 12) Posted on October 20, 2021 in Latest News, Press Room HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau (MVCB) are encouraging …

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Turkey speeds up approval of Paris climate agreement

[ad_1] Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan submitted the Paris climate agreement to Parliament on Friday for ratification. The president had earlier announced that the agreement, which will strengthen Turkey’s international position in the fight against climate change, is expected to be approved by parliament upon his return from summer recess …

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David Y. Igé | HTA Press Release: O’ahu Visitors Bureau appoints Catherine Orlans as Destination Manager

[ad_1] HTA Press Release: O’ahu Visitors Bureau appoints Catherine Orlans as Destination Manager Posted on Sep 24, 2021 in Latest News, Press Room The O’ahu Tourist Board (OVB) has appointed Catherine Orlans as the destination manager. A new position funded by the Hawai’i Tourism Authority (HTA), as Destination Manager, Orlans …

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Incident Commander Cindy Farr with COVID 19 Update

Missoula City County Health Department COVID 19 Incident Commander Cindy Farr provided the most recent update on infection and hospitalization numbers in a YouTube video Friday afternoon, just after a big press conference dealing with the overall situation in Missoula. “Yesterday, hospitalizations in Missoula broke the record for the highest …

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In photos: fires ravage southern Europe

[ad_1] ATHENS – Shells of houses and cars ravaged by flames. Stretches of forest reduced to ashes. Tourists evacuated by boat from once idyllic beaches where the sky is covered in smoke. As southern Europe grapples with one of its worst heat waves in decades, deadly wildfires have engulfed swathes …

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Booming night tours to local tourist attractions

[ad_1] Ti Gong People on a night visit to Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park. Night tours are growing in popularity, boosting the nighttime economy, Trip.com, a Shanghai-based online travel operator, said today. Ticket sales for tourist attractions with night tours climbed 469% and 106% in the first half of this year …

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Free application offering a tour of Francophone destinations in Northern Ontario to promote tourism in the North

[ad_1] Available in English and French, the Destination Northern Ontario app offers ten points of interest in nine cities with maps and interactive videos Destination Northern Ontario (DNO) announced on June 24 all new app-based “community routes”, an interactive series of tours in Northern Ontario communities with a particular focus …

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Turkey hopes to recover tourism industry after 20-month shutdown

[ad_1] Turkey recently began welcoming tourists for the summer season after 20 months of closures that devastated the country’s important industry, the Associated Press reported Thursday. As restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic loosen with the proliferation of vaccinations and previously suspended Russian civilian flights resume to the country, Turkey’s …

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Tourism – an unpleasant dilemma

[ad_1] Tourism is an industry massively impacted by the Covid-19. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), world travel has seen a 74% loss in international tourist arrivals. However, in due course it will return to normal – with many changes from what was previously tracked. Researchers “insist” that a …

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Visitİzmir available online

[ad_1] ISTANBUL A mobile tourism application, VisitÄ°zmir, covering 30 districts, 11 categories and 2300 locations in the western province of Ä°zmir, is now available to the public. The mayor of Ä°zmir and chairman of the Ä°zmir Foundation, Tunç Soyer, said that the objective of the application, realized with the objective …

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“ Bring new life to the sights of Selangor ”

[ad_1] As the tourism industry slowly approaches recovery, tour operators and local communities affected by the Covid-19 attack in Selangor are urging authorities to look into tourist spots that deteriorated during the crisis. movement control decision. The first example is the Sungai Panjang Hornbill Conservation Center in Kampung Rancangan Tanah …

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Turkey hopes toughest lockdown yet to save tourist season

[ad_1] Turkey’s tourism industry trusts in the toughest coronavirus lockdown measures yet, hoping that they, along with the industry’s employee vaccination campaign, would save this year’s summer season as much as possible. The country is on the verge of silence in a nearly three-week nationwide curfew that would begin Thursday …

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