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CO2 emission from transport-related tourism, a threat: report

CO2 emission from transport-related tourism, a threat: report

December 5, 2019

Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3 pc of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5 pc in 2016, a landmark new report from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the International Transport Forum (ITF) shows. At the same time, as touri...

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Explore Cambodia beyond Angkor Wat

Explore Cambodia beyond Angkor Wat

November 13, 2019

Bordering Vietnam to the east, Laos to the north, Thailand to the northwest, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest, the Kingdom of Cambodia has much more to offer than its iconic masterpiece, Angkor Wat. Looking both at the spiritual tourists from India as well as honeymooner...

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The story of smart Indian travellers

The story of smart Indian travellers

April 24, 2019

With the steady economic development, women’s financial empowerment, young couples with disposable income and smart technologies, the new age Indian travellers are setting global trends in record numbers. It is not shopping, but relaxation that now tops the agenda when they pla...

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Indian outbound market to Middle East expected to increase 50 pc by 2021

Indian outbound market to Middle East expected to increase 50 pc by 2021

April 20, 2018

Around nine million Indians are expected to travel to the GCC by 2021, according to the latest figures from Colliers International, as destinations throughout the Middle East prepare to showcase their latest offering at Arabian Travel Market, which is being held at Dubai World Tr...

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Responsible Tourism to headline at the ATM 2018

Responsible Tourism to headline at the ATM 2018

January 20, 2018

Responsible Tourism, including current sustainable travel trends, will be adopted as the official show theme for Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2018, taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre from 22-25 April 2018.

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India partner country of FITUR 2018

India partner country of FITUR 2018

November 7, 2017

Building on the diplomatic ties that celebrated the 60th-anniversary last year, India is set to become the partner country of Spain's biggest travel and tourism show FITUR 2018.

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‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ campaign launched by UNWTO
UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit to debate the so called ‘overtourism’

UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit to debate the so called ‘overtourism’

September 5, 2017

The so-called ‘Overtourism’ has become a hot topic in the news in recent months, with reports from around the world speaking of ‘tourism-phobia’ and showing pictures of citizens protesting against the ‘invasion of tourists’ and the expulsion of locals by tourism busi...

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Xi’an Silk Road International Tourism Expo 2017

Xi’an Silk Road International Tourism Expo 2017

August 10, 2017

The fourth edition of Xi'an Silk Road International Tourism Expo (XSRITE) - China's first international tourism event, was held in northwest China's Shaanxi Province from August 4-6, with the aim to provide an ideal one-stop business-to-business networking platform for internatio...

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UNWTO included in the List of ODA-eligible International Organizations

UNWTO included in the List of ODA-eligible International Organizations

August 7, 2017

The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), representing thirty of the main donor countries, has included the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in the List of ODA- eligible International Organizations.

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‘Welcome to India’, that’s what the world needs to hear: Taleb Rifai

‘Welcome to India’, that’s what the world needs to hear: Taleb Rifai

July 20, 2017

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation announced the increase in international tourist arrivals worldwide by 6 pc in January-April 2017, with an emphasis on the growing India outbound market.

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Vietnam woos international tourists as a coveted Asian destination

Vietnam woos international tourists as a coveted Asian destination

July 14, 2017

The tourism industry of Vietnam is set to host the 13th edition of the International Travel Expo, Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) from September 7 to 9 at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC). It is one of the key annual international tourism events in Vietnam, and the la...

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