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100% Capacity Allowed at Hundred Islands in Alaminos – Manila Bulletin

PANGASINAN — The return of tourists to the Hundred Islands National Park (HINP) and other tourist destinations in the city of Alaminos has begun as the province moved to Alert Level 1 from March 1-15 . (Photo courtesy of Liezle Basa Inigo/MANILA BULLETIN) The City Tourism Office (CTO) recorded 49,277 …

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How can Iranian tourism improve its degraded image?

TEHRAN – A hidden gem and a backpacker’s dream, Iran holds vast potential as a vacation destination with stunning landscapes, numerous World Heritage sites and, above all, its hospitable people. Dissenting voices exist, but the problem is that the true face of Iran is galaxies away from the image Western …

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150 trained tour guides will be Lagos destination ambassadors

The Lagos State Government has said that the 150 trained tour guides will act as Destination Ambassadors in Lagos State. The state government unveiled the revised tourism master plan and policy in July 2021, with human capital development identified as one of the strategic themes to improve the quality of …

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New travel rules welcomed | The star

PETALING JAYA: The decision to drop six-day Covid-19 testing for travelers arriving in Malaysia from overseas has been welcomed by local tourism stakeholders. Local tour operators said the move could help boost tourism and encourage more people to visit the country by air and land. Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) program …

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Top 10 best national parks in the world in 2022

With so much to see in national parks, it can be hard to decide which one to visit. These parks were created to protect some of the world’s most diverse ecosystems, breathtaking views and stunning wildlife. National parks are a nature lover’s paradise, with everything from tranquil lakes and lagoons …

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UP: Benares tour guides still waiting for post-COVID normality

In the spiritual city of Benares, famous for its long stretch of ghats and temples in every nook and cranny of many mohalla, tourism plays an important role. It is undoubtedly the basis of the livelihoods of many communities across the city. Many ancillary businesses around the city such as …

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Boating resumes at Gavi after COVID break | To travel

Now, travelers visiting Gavi in ​​Pathanamthitta district can get a much better idea of ​​the verdant forests spread across this popular ecotourism hub of Kerala. Tourists can now take an enchanting boat ride set up by Kochu Pampa Ecotourism and top it all off with a sumptuous meal. Any travel …

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Historical Society and Los Alamos History Museum Seeking Local Volunteers and Ambassadors, Training Begins Feb. 24

News from the Historical Society: With the start of the tourist season, the Historical Society and the Los Alamos Museum of History are looking for new volunteers and local ambassadors for various positions. Education sessions focusing on the history of the community and the historic district will be offered from …

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National Tourism Day January 25, 2022

The Ministry of Tourism celebrated the National Tourism Day by holding a two-hour program on a virtual platform today January 25, 2022 under the aegis of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration, marking 75 years of the independence of India. The theme of this year’s celebration is rural and community …

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Shortage of tourist guides in Việt Nam

VIETNAM, January 22 – Some tour guides have moved their tours online. VNS Photo Van Nguyễn HÀ NỘI — More than 15,500 licensed tourist guides have been laid off for more than two years due to the pandemic and many of them have decided to leave the tourism sector for …

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Here’s everything you shouldn’t do in the Bahamas

The Bahamas is a dream vacation destination, and if you avoid these things, it will be even better. People wishing to let loose, go on an adventure, indulge in delicious meals and enjoy the beauty that surrounds them will find the answers to their wishes on a trip to the …

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Traffic plan in place before expected snowfall in Murree – Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: With another period of snowfall forecast in Murree, a comprehensive plan has been drawn up by the traffic police for the convenience of those whose access to the hill station had been restricted, following the death tragedy of 22 tourists in a blizzard last week. Drivers with a valid …

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Israeli tourism hard hit by coronavirus closures optimistically awaits recovery | JNS

For two years now, since the outbreak of the global coronavirus pandemic, hotels in Israel have seen dramatic drops in stays by inbound tourists; tour guides have lost most, if not all, of their belongings; and restaurants and other business owners who rely heavily on visitor traffic have suffered catastrophic …

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Total lockdown, traders want weekend curfew revoked

On the second day of the weekend curfew in Mysuru and surrounding areas, commercial and industrial establishments remained closed and people were generally following government guidelines. Markets remained closed while the public transport system had a skeletal presence. As announced by the government, only establishments falling under the essential category …

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Walk Eat Nashville Tours hits the pavement again | Characteristics

Like many of us, Shannon Largen was facing a professional crossroads in 2020. She had worked for the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp for 16 years, training people and also running and running the Music City Greeter program. “I love Nashville, I love the hospitality and talking to people from …

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My Dream Malta offers unforgettable tours and memorable experiences in Malta, at an affordable price

My Dream Malta is a comprehensive tourism service that offers a variety of guided tours and unique activities across Malta and its islands. Malta is known for its year-round sunny climate and rich history. My dream Malta is one of the handful of companies that can boast of having impeccable …

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Pakistan – A wonderful destination for adventure sports

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly rocked the world, with travel and tourism a major engine of global growth accounting for 10% of the global economy, one of the hardest-hit industries. The epidemic has in its wake created serious domino effects in the ecosystem; not only the major airlines or hotel …

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Ilocos Norte’s ‘new normal’ attractions: saving grace amid Covid

ILOCOS INFLATABLE ISLAND. An inflatable island is being installed at Paoay Lake, which is slated to open in December. The province of Ilocos Norte continues to invest in outdoor tourism as part of its economic recovery amid the pandemic. (Photo courtesy of Ilocos Norte Tourism) CITY OF LAOAG – Ilocos …

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It’s time for the hospitality industry to go green

The coronavirus has created a global catastrophe with far-reaching implications for the hospitality industry. This sector has never experienced such a sharp decline in its activities. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Economic Impact Report, before the pandemic, the travel and tourism industry directly and indirectly accounted for …

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BTB awards tour guide scholarships to 15 Belizeans

Views : 23 Posted: Friday, December 17, 2021. 6:24 PM CST. By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has awarded scholarships to 15 Belizeans for their participation in the National Tour Guide Course in Cayo and Belize City, a BTB statement on social media said. Tourism and Diaspora …

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The 150-year-old Mayo Lighthouse will be open to visitors at Christmas

Blacksod Lighthouse. Photo: Peter McCabe / Failte Ireland Posted: Sun Dec 5 2021, 10:00 Last update: Sun Dec 5 2021, 10:57 Blacksod Lighthouse Management Committee Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile has announced that Blacksod Lighthouse is open for winter tours for the period from November 2021 to February 2022. Private tours …

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Lion plays tug of war with tourist vehicle, video goes viral

A YouTube video of a lion playing “tug of war” with a tourist vehicle in South Africa has gone viral on social media. The video, captured at the Baobab Ridge Game, was posted by Dogtooth Media and has been viewed thousands of times. “These tour guides got more than they …

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“Reduced” tourist packages revive the local tourism sector – Guyana press room

By Isanella Patoir [email protected] Local tour operators and tour guides are completely reserved since the cost of their tour packages is reduced which ultimately cater to domestic tourists. This initiative, according to Tourism, Industry and Trade Minister Oneidge Walrond, supports and revives the sector that has been one of the …

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The diverse landscapes of Israel – News

Discover the myriad of shades of Israel Tel Aviv skyline at night – Photo by Barak Brinker By Mohamed Ali Bandial Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2021, 12:57 PM Last update: Thu Nov 18, 2021, 12:59 PM The past year has undoubtedly been a defining milestone for regional travel to the …

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What would you like to know

Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 10:45 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] (© Rawf8 – stock.adobe.com) For most of us, planning a trip to …

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Kuttambuzha gets a makeover – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service KOCHI: “En Thav Heritage”, an initiative of the Listed Tribe Development Department, aims to bring various development projects to the Kuttambuzha panchayat in a gradual manner. The pristine tribal village, which was clamoring for basic amenities, expects a complete facelift in the next few years. “We …

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Tour operators must be prepared for future shocks or perish

LETTER | Anyone unprepared for future shocks would find it difficult to cope with the rapidity of social and technological change and could suffer from physical and psychological distress and disorientation. A sudden awakening would overload an organization’s capacity for adaptation or decision-making. In the travel industry, this is more …

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Boosting tourism through disruption – the Hindu

India needs a comprehensive disruptive strategy to harness the potential of the tourism and hospitality sector India’s tourism and hospitality sector has been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and has suffered significant job losses. How to get this sector out of the COVID-19 trap? The Indian government recently announced financial …

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Covid-19: EAC tourism revenues fell by 92 pc

East African Community partner states have lost 92% of tourism sector revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Making the disclosure, EAC Secretary General, the Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki said tourist arrivals in the region fell from 6.98 million arrivals before the pandemic to 2.25 million arrivals causing losses, adding that …

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NIHOTOUR organizes a tour guide training in Birnin Kebbi

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (Kakakin Kebbi) praised the foresight of the National Institute of Hotel and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) for having integrated training in the acquisition of skills in the tourist guidance as part of the activities marking the celebration of World Tourism Day 2021, noting …

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Villagers in RS red zones demand food and goods

Some people in Siem Reap are complaining about a lack of food and supplies amid strict lockdowns, while authorities say they are helping those in need. Tour guide Sun Sang said that for nearly two weeks they had been living in a red zone with restrictions on not leaving their …

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“Foreign tourists will soon be allowed in Goa”: PM Modi

India’s record vaccination rate will help tourism-dependent states like Goa reopen quickly and safely, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday. However, he warned the state that if security protocols are not followed, tourists, foreigners, will not arrive. Addressing state officials and health workers during an interaction to congratulate the …

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SFU expert on why this is important

Credit: CC0 Public domain Are you booking a guided tour for your next vacation? Consider getting along with the tourists you travel with jointly – building a tourist-tourist relationship – leads to more satisfying group experiences and better for business, according to a new study by researchers at the ‘Simon …

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El Nido calls on tourism workers

SLOWDAY A boatman sits near his lonely Tuesday among a row of kayaks tourists normally use to tour the popular small lagoon of El Nido and other islets in Bacuit Bay. Leisure trip toEl Nido in Palawan, one of Asia’s top tourist destinations, has been hampered by travel restrictions induced …

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SEC launches tour guide program with Shurooq and EPAA

Sharjah 24: As part of programs for students, the Sharjah Education Council (SEC) is launching the Tourist Guide Program, aimed at qualifying students with skills to become tour guides and allowing them to familiarize themselves with the tourist attractions of Sharjah to discover. visitors and tourists. The SEC is developing …

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Dal Lake photographers fight tourism slump

Riyaz Ahmad Sheikh was lazily spending an afternoon on the shores of the picture-postcard lake of Srinagar, which has been the base station for thousands of tourists arriving in the area. Sheikh, 26, was cleaning his camera as he anxiously awaited the arrival of tourists. He earns his living by …

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Tourism carried by Muslim travelers, women workers

Some 29% of Muslim women traveled in all-female groups, 28% traveled alone and 22% in mixed groups By AZALEA AZUAR / Photo TMR YOUNG Muslim female travelers have been the engines of the tourism industry. Pear Anderson founding partner Hannah Pearson cited a 2018 MasterCard credit scoring study that found …

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Kawasan “Improvements” Sought After Viral Video

Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, tourism actors in Badian City and Cebu-based influencers met on Wednesday, July 7 in Alcantara City to address the issue of alleged overly high fees at Kawasan Falls, a video of which is has gone viral lately on social media. | via Morexette Marie Erram #CDNDigital CEBU …

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“Mesopotamia” brand will boost tourism in south-eastern Anatolia

Nine provinces of south-eastern Anatolia – whose history, culture, gastronomy and nature are recorded by UNESCO – are preparing to profit from tourist activity with “Mesopotamia”, promoted as the Turkey’s leading destination-oriented regional tourism brand. As part of the tourism-focused promotion and branding project within the South East Anatolia Project …

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Health, focus on fresh relief recall tourism | Latest India News

New Delhi The government announced on Monday a ₹6.28 lakh crore economic recovery and relief program focused on improving health facilities, especially those for children, by providing cheap credit to small businesses, including those in the tourism, food and beverage industries. ‘agriculture and exports, and enticing foreign tourists by temporarily …

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Israel’s tourism sector fears lower unemployment benefits

Travel agencies fear employee exodus to other industries Israel’s tourism industry faces two challenges associated with July 1. This is the day the country was due to start welcoming individual (vaccinated) foreign visitors, but in light of an outbreak of the delta (“Indian”) variant of the new coronavirus, which has …

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Estonia hums a new tune as a tourist mecca

Breadcrumb Links Trip It has been 30 years since the country swept the Soviets in a singing revolution. Author of the article: Post-media news Party-goers in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, wave flags in 2011 to mark the 20th anniversary of the country’s independence from the Soviet Union. Photo by …

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Pequot Lakes Community Education has upcoming courses

An “online travel tour around beautiful Prague” starts on Sunday June 20 and is a week-long virtual tour of Prague. Tour guides are residents of Prague who will give people an experience like no other. Participants will explore neighborhoods, learn about local culture, traditions, history, food and drink, architectural styles, …

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7 tips for visiting Utqiagvik

True Traveler Confession: This is the one time my exploration bucket list has grown solely because of the urge to social media. My friend posted a photo standing in a place that didn’t look like his house at all. It was midsummer and she was bundled up in diapers and …

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No priority vaccination yet for frontline tourism staff

The tourism industry is still awaiting priority vaccination for its frontline staff, numbering more than 17,000 people, despite requests to the competent authorities. Sri Lanka Tourism said yesterday that the health and well-being of industry stakeholders is its top priority, it again requested that a vaccination program be organized for …

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The forest camp catches fire with education

Ti Gong Children are helped to assemble a Roman catapult capable of throwing heavy stones. On an unusually hot day in late May, when most downtown kids were probably advised to stay indoors, dozens of them were engrossed in a wide variety of outdoor activities. air in a forest near …

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Government initiatives

Countering the Covid19 LG Manoj Sinha receives first vaccine against COVID-19 The government of Jammu and Kashmir said 62% of people aged 45 had been vaccinated, compared to a national average of 32%. For this age group, four districts have so far achieved 90 percent coverage. The government has stated …

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Firefly Tourism sparks calls for sustainable practices

AAn hour’s drive southwest of Bangkok, Thailand, nestled in a bend in the Mae Klong River, is the village of Amphawa. Until recently, tourists flocked here to witness a spectacular evening light show. Thousands of men Pteroptyx malaccae the fireflies congregated in the three-story mangrove trees bordering the Mae Klong …

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Vax Drive in Jammu for tourism stakeholders

A special vaccination campaign for tourism stakeholders, namely hotels, restaurateurs and their staff, dhabawalas, travel agents, excursion agents, adventure tour operators, owners of pedal boats (shikarawalas), tour guides, hawkers and others, registered with the Ministry of Tourism, started on May 25 in four districts of Jammu Division namely Jammu, Udhampur, …

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Meet three Israeli women who mean business

Imagine a frontier trailblazer with a hood and a log cabin? This image does not begin to describe three modern day women who bring their unique leadership to the borders of Israeli communities. In honor of JNF-USA Women’s Month, JNF-USA Lauder Employment Center Associate Director Tamar Gil Menachem, JNF-USA Liaison …

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Recalibrating tourism standards – Manila Standard

In anticipation of the reactivation of the global tourism industry, our urgent task is to find ways to adapt to the new reality, to the changing preferences and expectations of leisure travelers who have been severely affected by this. pandemic. Tourism marketing experts are now asking, “How do you restore …

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Norwich tourist hub to become temporary mural

After the decision to take down the Norwich Tourist Information Center (TIC) was confirmed last month, new plans were announced on what will fill the empty space left. The TIC had been based at the Forum since 2001 and was operational until December 2020. In April, Norwich City Council said …

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