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Today is World Tourism Day!

The UNWTO originated World Tourism Day (WTD) in 1970 as part of the Organization’s statutes....
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State of Kerala (India) Releases Impressive Draft Tourism Policy

The State of Kerala in India is one of the country’s top tourist destination regions....
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Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Launch Common Tourism Policy on Oct 1st

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States agreed on a common tourism policy and expects to...
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Sharjah UAE Tourism Market Positioning Pays Off

The Emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has been increasingly and successfully positioning...
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New Jordan Tourism Strategy Based on Four Pillars

The recently announced National Tourism Strategy for Jordan (2011-15) is based on four main pillars:...
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To boost flagging economy, U.S. wants to import more shoppers

In the Washington Post today, front page attention to a possible US Government push to...
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Philippines urges Liberalization Policies to Increase Tourism

Following open policies around the world, the Philippines Travel Agencies Association is urging the Government...
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Sri Lanka Changes Visa Policy to Boost International Tourism – A Trend Emerging?

Several countries, including the US and now Sri Lanka, are trying to take new less...
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Gambia Establishes Tourism Board

As in many countries, Gambia has established a Tourism Board to focus on marketing the...
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Thai Govt Looks for Closer Private Sector Cooperation to Double Tourism Revenue

Thailand – Joint public-private consultative committee for the tourism industry established to double tourism revenue....