Goa Aims to Attract More Profitable and Conscious Visitors

GOA Aims to Attract More Profitable and Conscious Visitors

The Southwestern Indian state of Goa is currently taking a step forward to attract a more profitable, respectful, cultural and environmentally-conscious type of visitors. Formerly a piece of the Portuguese Empire in the 16th Century, Goa is the proud owner of pristine beaches, 7 major rivers, majestic waterfalls and rainforests, and mountain ranges covering more […]

The 20th WTTC “Global Summit” to Be Held in Cancun, March 2021

The 20th WTTC Global Summit to Be Held in Cancun, March 2021

In a once in a lifetime event, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) will be hosting its acclaimed Global Summit with a specific focus on the Coronavirus and its effects. Originally planned for this Spring but inevitably cancelled, the next travel conference will be held in 2021 between 23-25th of March in The Moon […]

Venice Determined to End Mass Tourism Even after Lockdown

Venice Determined to End Mass Tourism Even after Lockdown

It is of no surprise that Venice has achieved worldwide notoriety in over-tourism. A city whose permanent resident population barely reaches 55,000, and on the other hand receives 20-30 million visitors per year (most of them being day-trippers and cruise passengers), is the archetype of mass tourism. Most of these one-day tourists visit the exact […]

New Zealand Targets High-Spending Tourists Instead of Backpackers

New Zealand Targets High-Spending Tourists Instead of Backpackers

Following Jacinda Arderns re-election in early October 2020, the Labour Party government has undergone several structural changes. One of which, was settling Hon Stuart Nash as Minister of Economic and Regional Development, Tourism, Forestry and Small Business. With a relatively young political life, Nash officially entered the governmental realm in 2014, where he was elected […]

Skyscanner Releases COVID-19 Travel Insurance

Skyscanner Releases COVID-19 Travel Insurance

A fresh new partnership between global travel market leader Skyscanner, and insurance tech company Cover Genius, has birthed the first existing travel insurance package whose objectives are to protect the traveller from the direct and indirect consequences of COVID-19. The initiative is facilitated by XCover, an award-winning distribution platform devised by Cover Genius, and a […]

2020 Diwali in Uttar Pradesh to Be Celebrated Through Online Portal

2020 Diwali in Uttar Pradesh to Be Celebrated Through Online Portal

The Festival of Light, celebrated every 14th of November in India, takes a different route this year. Diwali (aka. Deepavali) which symbolizes the triumph of light over dark, good over evil, and as legend dictates; Lord Rama defeating the demon King Ravana. The epicentre of the festival is in Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh Province), as it […]

A Statue Built in Ireland to Honour Native American Kindness During the Great Potato Famine

Two separate historical atrocities entwined, and two marginalized communities bonded through personal pain and mutual understanding. This is the story of the Trail of Tears (1830-1877) and the Potato Famine (1845-1849). The United States Government passed a law in 1830 called “The Indian Removal Act”, whereby Native American tribes were forced out of their endemic […]

Southern Australian Nature Parks to Receive Tourism Fund

Southern Australian Nature Parks to Receive Tourism Fund

Less than a year after the infernal bush fires that devastated 11.46 million hectares of land and killed more than 3 billion animals all around mainland Australia, the government is planning a rehabilitation strategy driven by nature-based tourism. A further $17 million (of a total $130 million ) investment to the Southern State’s 2020-2021 budget […]

The Pyramids of Giza Will Be Renovated to Foster Tourism

The Pyramids of Giza Will Be Renovated to Foster Tourism

True to its label as one of the 7 Wonders of the World, The Great Pyramids of Giza are the most appreciated heritage site in Egypt. The 4,500-year-old structures are incomparable in their worth and authenticity, and usually attract circa 14.7 million visitors every year, providing a large fraction of national tourism revenues, which accounts […]

Red Sea Project Will Develop a Tourist Resort Over 90 Saudi Islands

Red Sea Project Will Develop a Tourist Resort Over 90 Saudi Islands

If you’re thinking of the wildest large-scale project in tourism development of our time, this is it. Right off the Western coast of Saudi Arabia, lies an archipelago which contains 90 under-developed islands with the natural vigour of comatose volcanoes, deserts, untarnished beaches and archaeological sites. These are all of the National interest and recognized […]