ITB Berlin 2021 appoints Saxony as Official Cultural Destination

ITB Berlin 2021 Appoints Saxony as Official Cultural Destination

Next year, and the year after, will be big for this Eastern region of Germany! Saxony will be presented for the first time at the 2021 ITB Berlin by Tourismus Marketing Gesellschaft Sachsen GmbH (TMGS) as the Official Cultural Destination! On top of that, it will be the host county at the 2022 ITB Travel […]

Mondulkiri Province Labelled Biggest Eco/Agritourism Spot in Cambodia

In the authority of the Cambodian Ministry of Economy & Finance, the province of Mondulkiri has been praised for its likeliness to transform into the largest ecotourism and agritourism destination in the country. The province covers more than 14,000 square meters, and its population is quite scattered, with 390 km distance between one town and […]

New Resort-Based Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary Opened in Negril, Jamaica

New resort-based Medicinal Cannabis dispensary opened in Negril, Jamaica

The Jamaican resort chain Hedonism II, founded on Epicurean principles of pleasure, is pioneering its’ very own medical marijuana dispensary called “HedoWeedo”. Inspired by the longest-running store in Denver, “Green Mile”, the dispensary is located within the Hedonism II resort in Negril, however, it is not part of the all-inclusive package.  Resort guests and non-guests […]

Airbus Aims to Fly First Zero-Emission Plane by 2035

In a recent update from the pioneering aerospace company Airbus, three visual templates for 100% carbon-neutral aeroplanes have been released to reinvent ‘the wing’, so to say. The ZEROe initiative puts forward a long-haul project to build three commercial aircrafts which fly on liquid Hydrogen, stored in their rear fuselage. The architects are looking into […]

Visit England Releases New Promotional Video

Visit England releases New Promotional Video

England has recently launched a £5 million worth campaign to drive travellers from all corners of the UK on a journey of discovery within the countries’ borders. VisitEngland has partnered with Tourism Northern Ireland, VisitScotland, VisitWales and London & Partners to boost internal visitor spending in local economies. The campaign with the hashtag #EscapeTheEveryday calls […]

France to Ban Using Wild Animals in Marine Parks and Circuses

France to Ban Using Wild Animals in Marine Parks and Circuses

It seems that caging dolphins and killer whales, displaying bears, lions, tigers and elephants for circus performances, and farming mink for fur, will be a thing of the past! The French Ministry of Environment has declared a measured prohibition to these harmful activities, therefore keeping animal welfare as an utmost priority. Barbara Pompili, Minister of […]

Tokyo Aims to Boost Domestic Tourism

Tokyo Aims to Boost Domestic Tourism

The Japanese government recently announced that Tokyo has been included in its Go to Travel campaign: A governmental scheme designed to subsidize potential tourists, for a gradual regain in domestic visitor numbers. Discounts of up to 50% in landmarks, attractions, accommodation, restaurants, transportation and shopping all around Japan. A golden ticket, if you’ve spent lockdown […]

Special Tourist Visa established in Thailand

Special Tourist Visa established in Thailand

In an official statement from the Ministry of Interior, visitors to Thailand who plan on staying for a long time can opt for a single-entry Special Tourist Visa (SVP) worth 90 days. After these days have expired, the SVT can be extended two more times: for 90 or 180 more days. Each time period for […]

Nepal Seeks Domestic Adventure Travellers to Restart Tourism

Nepal Seeks Domestic Adventure Travellers to Restart Tourism

The end of the monsoon season in Nepal marks the beginning of autumn. Usually, during this time, the country welcomes crowds of international adventurers that seek to venture the Annapurna trail, mountain bike through the Himalayan peaks and river raft across the mighty rivers of Pokhara. This year, however, will be different, to say the […]

Wishtrip, Israeli Travel App turns your Wanderlust into a Game

Wishtrip, Israeli Travel App turns your Wanderlust into a Game

The constrictive nature of the COVID-19 has prompted innovative action among tourism management bodies around the globe. Seeing how worldwide travel movement has been significantly reduced since the start of 2020, certain enterprises have ridden the wave of technology and online presence. At the same time, everyone’s travel bug has grown stronger as each day […]