Travel Gazette

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Tourism professionals look to Asia for trade

Tourism professionals across the world are turning to Asian countries for more contributions to an industry overshadowed by a growing threat of terrorism, a prominent industry insider has said. “The global tourism industry has...

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Rio Carnival expected to receive a million tourists

Rio de Janeiro is expected to receive over 1 million tourists in the upcoming Carnival holiday, local authorities said on Friday. According to Rio’s tourism agency Riotur, 1.1 million people are expected to visit...

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Ethiopian Airlines ranks high in flight punctuality

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline group, has been ranked 11th worldwide in flight on-time performance for the month of January 2017, according to FlightStats, the leading provider of real-time global flight data to companies...

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Reports paint grim picture of Bangladesh tourism

Mismanagement, lack of a strategy and enforcement of law are killing tourism in Bangladesh, reports the local Daily Star newspaper. As an example, the paper reports that: “The natural forest of Jaflong is disappearing...

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Good month for tourism in Israel

Tourism in Israel was up 27 percent in January 2017 over the same month last year. According to the  Central Bureau of Statistics, 222,000 people entered Israel in January, of which 210,000 were on...