TOURISM

Asian tourism market has great potentia: report

May 20, 2019 admin 0

Asian countries are in an initial stage of mass tourism development and have huge market potential, according to a report released by the China Tourism Academy. Asia received 430 million inbound overnight visits in 2017, […]

TOURISM

Mexico seeks to woo Chinese tourists

May 15, 2019 admin 0

The Mexican government plans to launch its latest tourism campaign, called “Knocking at the Door,” to attract more Chinese tourists. The idea is to target countries with large tourism markets, such as China, and improve […]

TOURISM

Georgia sees improved tourism figures

May 14, 2019 admin 0

More than 1.61 million international tourists, a record high in history, visited Georgia in the first quarter of 2019, the country’s National Tourism Administration said recently. The number of international travelers rose 2.2 percent year-on-year […]

TOURISM

Emirates to launch new Portugal service in July

May 13, 2019 admin 0

Emirates will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, from 2 July 2019. Porto will become Emirates’ second destination in Portugal after its capital, Lisbon. The flight between […]

History

Hitler’s old bunker gets makeover

May 12, 2019 admin 0

A sprawling bunker complex in Poland which served as Hitler’s eastern front headquarters during the Second World War is being refurbished in an attempt to shake off its tacky image for better educational purposes. Known […]

TOURISM

Work continues on new Nepal airport runway

May 10, 2019 admin 0

PROGRESS is being made in construction works at Nepal’s only international airport. The current runway at Tribhuvan, which was built in 1975, is undergoing an extension programme. The work – which began last month –  […]