‘Visa-on-arrival for Brits will benefit tourism’

CALANGUTE: Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has sought the visa-on-arrival facility for British tourists to avoid a meltdown in tourism industry along the Bardez coastal belt. Lobo has also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi bringing to his notice the situation in Goa.
Talking to mediapersons on Friday morning, Lobo said that a large number of resort [...]

New record for tourism

Prague, Dec 12 (ČTK) — The number of foreign tourists visiting the Czech Republic this year will grow by 2.5 percent year-on-year to a record 8 million, according to estimates released by agency CzechTourism and consulting company Mag Consulting.
“We expect that the level of eight million tourists will be exceeded for the first time this [...]

Odisha Determined to Tap Tourism Potential

Odisha, known for its rich mineral resources below the earth, is much richer in its tourism potential above the soil. Located on the eastern coast of India, Odisha offers everything for an avid traveller, ranging from awe-inspiring temples and beaches to wildlife reserves.
With a 480-km-long coast line, tranquil beaches, towering temples, serpentine rivers and [...]

North Korea launches tourism website

DprkToday.com has details about the notoriously secretive state’s sights and hotels, a slightly bizarre array of images, a range of tour itineraries and advice on subjects such as visa applications.

Unfortunately, while a few headlines are in English, those wanting to read the website will have to consult Google Translate in order to understand it.

The website [...]

Tourism players urged to work towards $5bn industry by 2020

TOURISM operators in Zimbabwe have been urged to work towards a vision of turning tourism into a $5 billion industry by 2020.

President of the Zimbabwe Council for Tourism, Francis Ngwenya, last Friday said the launch of KAZA Univisa and with upcoming completion of the Victoria Falls International Airport, tourism would be able to generate more [...]

Uganda beats Spain in UK tourism poll

An international online survey conducted by The Guardian, one of UK’s leading newspapers, has established that Uganda is a better holiday destination than Spain.
The poll was conducted last week by the online version of the paper, the second most popular UK newspaper website, with a daily average of 2,937,070 browsers.
Answering the poll question “where would [...]