Cultural Tourism

Can Your International Vacation and Tourism Shape Politics?

Can Your International Vacation and Tourism Shape Politics?

Christopher Endy argues for more access to international travel, as tourism has, historically, “instilled a sense of which foreign places matter to the United States.” Courtesy of AP Images. by Christopher Endy | August 15, 2022 As the United States sends stockpiles of weapons to Ukraine, another transatlantic mobilization is underway. Freed from two years …

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Thailand ready to host the ’11th APEC Tourism Ministerial Meeting’ in August 2022

Thailand ready to host the ’11th APEC Tourism Ministerial Meeting’ in August 2022

To be held concurrently with the 60th APEC Tourism Working Group Meeting in Bangkok from 14-20 August, 2022, the event is expected to be attended by over 300 ministers and officials from APEC member economies. Bangkok, Thailand – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) reported that Thailand confirmed its readiness – in its role as …

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Scots tourism expert wants campaign to attract more refugees and migrants to tackle ‘pressing need’ for workers

Scots tourism expert wants campaign to attract more refugees and migrants to tackle ‘pressing need’ for workers

Sign up to our Arts and Culture newsletter Peter Irvine has written a new essay suggesting Scotland does a lot more to attract migrants and refugees into the country. Picture: Neil Hanna Peter Irvine has suggested a “powerful committee” leads a campaign to “fire up the public” and make Scotland a “hospitable and viable sanctuary.” …

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Calls Mount for Sydney to Create an Arts Precinct to Attract More Tourism

Calls Mount for Sydney to Create an Arts Precinct to Attract More Tourism

There are renewed calls for Sydney’s arts and music segments to take on greater prominence when the city attempts to attract more international and domestic tourism. The calls this time are coming from Business Sydney (formerly Sydney Business Chamber), which is advocating for a Sydney Arts Precinct. The report, “Creating Australia’s Aerts and Cultural Capital“, …

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Pangan: Pillars 3 t 6: from Economic Recovery to Cultural Upliftment

Pangan: Pillars 3 t 6: from Economic Recovery to Cultural Upliftment

JUST like other local government units (LGUa) and the national government, the City of Mabalacat, headed by Mayor Crisostomo C. Garbo, aims to achieve economic growth and prosperity like the pre-pandemic levels. In his inaugural address, Mayor Garbo explicitly included the attainment of economic development of the city in his list of priorities. This way, …

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World-Heritage listed Budj Bim Cultural Landscape four hours from Melbourne honors ancient Aboriginal ways of managing Country

World-Heritage listed Budj Bim Cultural Landscape four hours from Melbourne honors ancient Aboriginal ways of managing Country

Saunders is our guide to this crisp winter morning. As we stroll the boardwalks – part of the $12 million infrastructure works funded by the state government – ​​he takes us on a deep dive into Gunditjmara culture, including the tale of the ancestral spirit Budj Bim (“Big Head”, the volcano formerly known as Mount …

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Quanzhou’s entrepreneurship: from manufacturing to building brands

Quanzhou’s entrepreneurship: from manufacturing to building brands

Editor’s note: This report focuses on Quanzhou as part of our special series, “Rising Star Cities,” about Chinese cities whose annual GDP exceeds 1 trillion yuan ($155 billion). At the end of 2021, there were 24 such cities. click here for more stories on Quanzhou, an ancient trading hub known for its cultural diversity. You …

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World Cup to put Qatar on global tourism map

World Cup to put Qatar on global tourism map

*Qatar Tourism intends to increase the number of visitors to the country to six million annually by 2030 The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 would evidently enhance the position of the country on the global tourism map, experts in the field and economists have opined.Mega projects and impressive infrastructure, including stadiums, hotels, luxurious parks and …

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