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An escapade to Indonesia

Travel from Dubai to Indonesia to discover the wonderful hidden treasures in the many islands that adorn the country. Ubud in Bali, Seminyak, Lombok and Gili Terawangan are some of the key attractions of this picturesque destination. Ubud – mixture of culture and adventure Ubud is a town in Bali, …

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Nordic spend to reach US$ 810 mn

Nordic tourists travelling to the GCC from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, are expected to generate an estimated US$ 810 million in travel and tourism revenue by 2024, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market to be held from April 19-22, 2020. The latest Colliers International research, …

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Sri Lanka Tourism to get a boost

Taking reins as the chairperson of Sri Lanka Tourism, Kimarli Fernando, an attorney-at-law, is a well-known corporate professional. With over 30 years of professional experience, she serves as the new energy to propel the tourism sector to a new level. Fernando talks about her plans to reach out to industry …

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3.6 mn overnight stays by GCC to Germany

GCC market has been increasing their number travelling to Germany year on year. This year the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) launched its global campaign celebrating the famous Beethoven’s 250th birth anniversary. Nermin Abushnaf – Communications Manager – GNTO, Gulf countries shares with the importance of the GCC market and …

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TTB organises M!CE evening in Dubai

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) in the Middle East organised a M!CE evening in Dubai. The aim of the networking evening was to attract companies from the Middle East to visit Taiwan for meetings and incentives along with various attractions that the destination has to offer. Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) …

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Indonesia all set to lure UAE visitors

Emiratis visiting Indonesia increased by 26.92 per cent, from 6.561 in the year 2018 to 8.327 in 2019. H.E. Ridwan Hassan, Consul General of the Indonesian Consulate in Dubai shares with TravTalk, some of the plans to promote the country in the Middle East market. How was 2019 in terms …

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Rapid visitor growth trajectory

The efforts of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) to attract more visitors to the emirate is on a steady growth plan. At the recently-concluded Arabian Travel Market, many numbers were shared by the authority in the emirate’s race to achieve 10 million tourists by 2021. TT Bureau The …

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2.9mn Chinese visitors in GCC by 2022

Expert panelists at Arabian Travel Market explored how Gulf states can boost Chinese visitation further and cater to younger travellers from the Far East. GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travellers if they want a market share of Chinese outbound tourists. TT Bureau ccording to …

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