“Net-zero tours” promote sustainable tourism

HÀ NỘI – The Việt Nam International Travel Mart (VITM) Hà Nội 2024, slated to take place from April 11-14 under the theme “Việt Nam tourism – Green transition for sustainable development,” is said to closely follow a new global trend of “Net zero tours” which promotes sustainable tourism and reduces negative impacts on the environment. […]

Travel platform Triply eyes African growth in new strategy

African focused travel platform –Triply now eyes continental growth as it seeks to support growth of the travel and tourism industry in Kenya and beyond. This follows the rebranding of the company from Tripitaca, as it navigates a tough operating environment faced by startups, with a funding dip last year seeing a number of key […]

Bring back VAT-free shopping for tourists, says Priti Patel

She pointed to data from Visit Britain showing that spending by overseas visitors was down 10 per cent in real terms in the third quarter of 2023 compared to the same period four years earlier, just before the pandemic. “Unless tax-free shopping is reintroduced, British businesses and brands will continue to lose out to their […]

International arrivals in Việt Nam expected to increase this year

  The volume of international arrivals in Vietnam is forecast to increase in 2024. In photo: Golden Bridge in the central city of Da Nang. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — The volume of international arrivals in Việt Nam is forecast to grow in 2024, said The Outbox […]

Number of tourists at Shahdag Centre increases

Rustam Najafov, chairman of Shahdagh Tourism Centre said that the number of tourists visiting Shahdagh Tourism Centre is expected to increase by 50-60 percent next year, Azernews reports. Chairman stated that Russia dominates the number of tourists coming to the centre in winter, while Saudi Arabia dominates the number of tourists visiting Shahdag Tourism Centre […]

In counting tourists, is Jammu and Kashmir taking a leap of faith?

Earlier this month, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant-Governor Manoj Sinha predicted that the number of tourists arriving to the Union territory this year would create new records. “There is a 350% rise in tourist footfall compared to last year,” Sinha said at a tourism festival in the border district of Kupwara. He said that 1.58 crore […]

Tourism can help Morocco back on its feet

A few days ago, a catastrophic earthquake shook Morocco – the most powerful the nation has endured in over a century. As for many fellow Britons, this region holds a special place in my heart; I have marvelled at its landscapes and been deeply moved by the unwavering generosity of its people. I have been […]

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