Greater Victoria gets Good Housekeeping stamp of tourism approval

Eco Family Escape Family award comes as visitor economy brings $2.3 billion annually to region Greater Victoria is the winner of the 2024 Eco Family Escape Travel Award from Good Housekeeping Insitute, boosting local tourism, says Astrid Chang, executive director of corporate communications and community relations at Destination Greater Victoria. Good Housekeeping described the Greater […]

Travel guide suggests it may be time for a TOURIST TAX for Bath

By Ted Thornhill, Mailonline Travel Editor 17:59 17 Nov 2023, updated 20:18 17 Nov 2023 One local says Bath city centre is a ‘jarring tourist swarm’ at weekends Fodor’s: ‘It’s the tourists who don’t spend money in the city who are the problem’ READ MORE: Fodor’s reveals its 2024 GO and NO lists  Is it time […]

Developing tourism key agenda, says KTR

BRS working president and minister K.T. Rama Rao. (Image Source: Twitter) Hyderabad: BRS working president and minister K.T. Rama Rao appealed to the people to compare the performance of the BRS government with that of the Congress, which ruled for about 65 years. Speaking at a session organised by the Business Network International (BNI) in […]

‘A boost to local business’: Greater Victoria wins tourism award

Greater Victoria is the winner of the 2024 Eco Family Escape Travel Award from Good Housekeeping Insitute, boosting local tourism, says Astrid Chang, executive director of corporate communications and community relations at Tourism Victoria. Good Housekeeping described the Greater Victoria area as having the ocean at its doorstep, wilderness in its backyard, a world-class science […]

Scotland’s far north has already reached peak tourism

“The North Coast 500 has helped create jobs in communities right across the North Highlands, grow awareness of the area and boost tourism numbers, particularly for attractions on the main route,” a spokesperson told me. “However, there are many places to visit off it. The ambition of local stakeholders, including VisitScotland, is to inspire visitors […]

Tourism and Its Discontents. The Case of Venice

Image by Ricardo Gomez Angel. It’s easy to see why tourists are annoying. You travel for change to a foreign city only to find it filled with people from your own country. And it’s not hard to see why excessive-tourism is very annoying. You can hardly make your way through the streets. As is very […]

Kerala Tourism Investor Meet gets Rs 15,116 cr offer

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS): Kerala’s first-ever Tourism Investors Meet (TIM) has come as a major boost to the state with the government receiving investment offers worth Rs 15,116.65 crore in the core sector. Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS) Kerala’s first-ever Tourism Investors Meet (TIM) has come as a major boost with the state receiving investment […]

Thai economy likely grew in Q3 on exports, tourism boost

BENGALURU : A turnaround in exports and a further resurgence in tourism likely helped Thailand’s economy grow at its fastest year-on-year pace in a year in the July-September quarter, a Reuters poll of economists found. Thailand’s economy grew 2.4 per cent in the third quarter, according to the median forecast of 16 economists in the […]

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