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South Africa targets Middle East market

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The South African Tourism Board has not only invested in new strategies but also appointed a dedicated and resourceful professional to spearhead the team in the right direction. Sadiq Dindar, Marketing & Promotions Manager for Middle East, shares the strategies to lure clientele from the region. TT BUREAU What plans …

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Singapore weaves Silk Route to ME

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To establish a strong relationship with the Middle East through tourism, Singapore Tourism Board (STB) concluded yet another roadshow in five prominent cities of the region. Singapore’s travel industry professionals met and discussed how to make the country a compelling leisure and MICE destination. The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) recently …

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Los Angeles rolls out red carpet for ME

Francine Sheridan May 17

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board states that there was a 2.3 per cent year-on-year increase in visitors from the Middle East in 2016, compared to 2015. The destination has registered an increase of 6.3 per cent in new visitor spend, reveals its Regional Director–Europe and Middle East, Francine Sheridan …

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Sharjah triumphs, steps up presence @ITB Berlin 2017

Sharjah

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority headed a tourism delegation to Germany for ITB Berlin 2017, from March 8-12, as part of the emirate’s strategy to continue building its reputation globally as a family destination offering a diverse tourism portfolio with its unparalleled experiences in culture and heritage. TT Bureau …

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Ras Al Khaimah: The next big destination

Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE’s northern-most emirate, offers visitors an authentic Arabian experience; from its golden beaches, lush mangroves and terracotta deserts, to the towering Hajar Mountains. In 2016, the emirate received 11% more visitors than the previous year, and reported a continued trend of increased hotel occupancy rates and length …

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Thailand’s golf club for ME

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently announced its Golf Ambassador to promote the kingdom as a leading golf destination. Shehara Rizly The Tourism Authority of Thailand has appointed Thongchai Jaidee, a professional Thail golfer ranked at number 54, as the brand ambassador for golf tourism in the country. Chattan …

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Oman focuses on MICE

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Oman’s Tourism Ministry is going all out to enhance its MICE sector. Business travel to Oman will get a major boost with the opening of the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre. TT Bureau MICE Tourism in the Sultanate will witness a major shift over the next couple of years as …

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UAE visits to Seychelles on a rise

Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Board Office in Dubai confirmed that visitor numbers from the GCC region already surpassed 2016 targets with a record of 25,293 visitors from the GCC as of October 2016. TT Bureau The Seychelles Islands has shown continuous growth in visitor arrivals from the GCC region over the …

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