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Haikou receives over one million travellers during Chinese New Year holiday

Haikou receives over one million travellers during Chinese New Year holiday

The post Haikou receives over one million travellers during Chinese New Year holiday appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As China celebrated its grandest annual event – the Chinese New Year, major tourist province in southern China, Hainan witnessed a surge in domestic travelling. According to Haikou Tourism Development Commission, the capital […]

Accor to sell a 1.5% stake in Huazhu for EUR239 million

Accor announces digital solution “Accor Key”

The post Accor to sell a 1.5% stake in Huazhu for EUR239 million appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Accor announces that it completed the disposal of a 1.5% stake in Huazhu Group Limited  (HTHT) for EUR239 million. This transaction allows Accor to crystallize further value creation of the initial investment while […]

Maldives revises tourist arrivals to 1.5 million in 2021

Maldives revises tourist arrivals to 1.5 million in 2021

The Maldivian government has revised tourism arrival projections from 1 million to 1.5 million in 2021 due to the island nation’s early Covid-19 vaccination programme, the tourism minister said. Speaking in Parliament, minister of tourism Abdulla Mausoom said the inoculation programme could help boost the tourism sector. Mausoom said that efforts were made to develop […]

World’s Coolest Winter! How UAE’s domestic tourism campaign creates USD 272 million revenue in a month

World’s Coolest Winter! How UAE’s domestic tourism campaign creates USD 272 million revenue in a month

The UAE’s inaugural domestic tourism campaign, World’s Coolest Winter, attracted 950,000 tourists from across the country, reportedly driving AED 1 billion (USD 272.2 million) of revenue into the hospitality sector within one month, said a report. The 45-day campaign was launched on December 12, 2020 and concluded on January 25, 2021, as part of the […]

Over 100 million global tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021: WTTC

Over 100 million global tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021: WTTC

More than 100 million jobs could return to the global travel and tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). A strong summer of travel is expected as the sector begins its road to recovery from late March onwards, with many major […]

These 6 Mexico Destinations Have Seen 22 Million Tourists During The Pandemic

These 6 Mexico Destinations Have Seen 22 Million Tourists During The Pandemic

Tijuana 1.7 Million International Arrivals In 2020 Tijuana recorded a total of 6.3 million passengers in 2020 with 1.7 million being international visitors.  Passengers who use the CBX to arrive in Tijuana are classified as international visitors. The CBX (Cross Border Express) is a pedestrian bridge linking San Diego and Tijuana. Overall international visitors were […]

AirAsia X out of money, needs USD 120 million for restart

AirAsia X out of money, needs USD 120 million for restart

Long-haul low-cost carrier AirAsia X has run out of money and needs to raise up to MYR 500 million (USD 120.60 million) to restart the airline. This was revealed by deputy chairman of the company Lim Kian Onn. The Malaysian airline, the long-haul arm of AirAsia Group said this month it wanted to restructure MYR […]

Ontario allocates USD 180.5 million for training and jobs in tourism

Ontario allocates USD 180.5 million for training and jobs in tourism

Canada’s Ontario government is providing USD 180.5 million to connect workers in the tourism and hospitality sector and others most affected by the pandemic to training and jobs. Part of Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover, this investment includes a skilled trades strategy, an additional USD 100 million of dedicated investments through Employment Ontario for […]

US could lose 9.2 million jobs in 2020 due to COVID-19, travel restrictions

US could lose 9.2 million jobs in 2020 due to COVID-19, travel restrictions

A staggering 9.2 million jobs could be lost in the U.S. Travel & Tourism sector in 2020 if barriers to global travel remain in place, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) revealed. The new figure comes from WTTC’s latest economic modelling, which looks at the punishing impact of COVID-19 and travel restrictions on the […]

Turkey gets 11.9 million tourist arrivals despite pandemic

Turkey gets 11.9 million tourist arrivals despite pandemic

The Turkish Tourism Board in India revealed that between January and September this year, a total of 11.9 million international visitors arrived in the country. Turkey was amongst the first few countries to open its borders for tourism after implementing stringent measures like Safe Tourism Certification to safeguard health of tourists and those involved with […]

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