International Tourism

Airline cancels Vietnamese tourists’ tickets to South Korea’s Jeju Island

Airline cancels Vietnamese tourists’ tickets to South Korea’s Jeju Island

Nguyen Thi Thu Hien, 34 and her friends had their tickets from Singapore to Jeju Island canceled on August 9 because they did not have visas. The island, however, has a visa exemption policy for tourists. Hien, from Hanoi, said she’d already visited Jeju back in 2018 under the visa exemption policy and wasn’t aware …

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Chale Wote Street Art Festival To Boost Ghana’s Tourism Sector

Chale Wote Street Art Festival To Boost Ghana’s Tourism Sector

Hon Elizabeth Naa Kwatsoe Tawiah Sackey The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has announced that this year’s Chale Wote Street Art Festival, themed “Stargate to Africa,” will be held in a grand style at Jamestown, an Accra suburb. This year’s event seeks to embrace the defiance of formal artistic boundaries and fragmentation of social experience through …

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Tyler Cowen column: The future of travel is less exotic |  Columnists

Tyler Cowen column: The future of travel is less exotic | Columnists

By Tyler Cowen I am writing this from Amritsar, India, in the state of Punjab. The Sikh Golden Temple here is one of India’s leading attractions, and the night before, I shared space with thousands of people over the course of four or five hours. In that time, I saw only two people who might …

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SCTDA launches ‘Holiday Homes Project’ to diversify the sources of growth for tourism

SCTDA launches ‘Holiday Homes Project’ to diversify the sources of growth for tourism

Sharjah: Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) in cooperation with several government and private agencies and institutions in the emirate has launched a regulatory framework – the Sharjah Tourism’s ‘Holiday Homes Project’ – which aims to offer an official framework of facilitation and control to Sharjah residents who wish to rent out places they …

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Tourism is important sector to promote youth initiatives, employment in Bahrain |  THE DAILY STAND

Tourism is important sector to promote youth initiatives, employment in Bahrain | THE DAILY STAND

TDT | manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Tourism Minister Fatima bint Jaafar Al Sairafi has affirmed the ministry’s keenness to keep pace with the efforts to support and develop Bahraini youth under the leadership of HM Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the care and attention HM accords to young people to boost their …

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Gulf Air and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport sign on commencement of services to Ras Al Khaimah

Gulf Air and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport sign on commencement of services to Ras Al Khaimah

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, in co-ordination with Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK International Airport), will commence schedule services to Ras Al Khaimah on 3rd October 2022. The service will commence with two weekly flights, with a view to establish a year-round scheduled operation …

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Dimanche, Smith: Is it worth traveling right now?

Dimanche, Smith: Is it worth traveling right now?

Breadcrumb Trail Links Columnists Despite airport chaos, we still have a desire to connect, escape and explore Publishing date: Aug 14, 2022 • 40 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation People line up before entering the security at Pearson International Airport in Toronto in August. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press) Article content …

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Has Kona Airport Finally Arrived?  With Modernization Upgrades Complete, Director Still Envisions More

Has Kona Airport Finally Arrived? With Modernization Upgrades Complete, Director Still Envisions More

An upgraded south terminal was one of several improvements to the airport that began in 2017. PC: DOT After five years of major construction and millions of dollars in upgrades and additions, Ellison Onizuka International Airport at Keāhole is a different experience for the traveler than it was in 2017. With the recent completion of …

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