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Thailand Is Lifting the Last of Its Pandemic-Era Travel Restrictions

Later this week, Thailand joins the growing number of Asian destinations dropping the last of their COVID-related travel restrictions. From Thursday, October 1, the peninsular Southeast Asian nation will cease to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative testing from travelers seeking to cross its borders, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) confirmed in a …

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Caribbean’s Rapid Tourism Recovery Continues in Fourth Quarter

As we approach the end of 2022, the global travel industry’s recovery is no longer in doubt, but some areas are well ahead of others when it comes to regaining their pre-pandemic tourist numbers. One of the regions continuing to rebound the most rapidly is the Caribbean, according to a new report from travel intelligence …

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Record number of tourist arrivals testifies change, development happening across J&K

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 06 (KNS): After three decades, Kashmir is attracting lakhs of tourists which Tourism players say is the return of golden era of Kashmir tourism. The record number of tourists who visited Jammu and Kashmir this year, testify the overall development and change that has taken place in the Union territory. Tourism is the …

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EB Magalona gets award for high tourist arrivals

NEGROS. EB Magalona Designated Municipal Tourism Officer Ma. Teresa Alvarez (second from right), accompanied by Norie Santillan (right), receives a plaque of recognition from the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental represented by Provincial Administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz (second from left) and Provincial Tourism Officer Cheryl Decena (left), as witnessed by Atop President Arwin Paul Lingat …

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Tourism prospects hang in the balance

Hoteliers hope weak baht woos visitors Tourists arrive at Suvarnabhumi airport. Mrs Marisa says currency depreciation makes the Thai tourism industry more attractive in the post-pandemic period. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) The weak baht could benefit the tourism industry as foreign purchasing power gains value, though it might not be enough to offset high airfares, according …

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Kenya Tourism Board Launches North American Marketing Campaign

WHY IT RATES: To aid Kenya’s tourism recovery, the new, large-scale “Real Deal Kenya” lmarketing campaign, aimed at the North American market, will offer special flight booking options and itineraries with seven partner tour operators, suited to many different interests and budgets. — Laurie Barattia The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has launched the first phase …

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15 million tourists visit Croatia so far in 2022 – record revenue generated

Trogir During the first eight months of 2022, 15 million tourists arrived in Croatia, realizing 86.6 million overnight stays, according to data from the eVisitor system. This is 40 percent more arrivals and 27 percent more overnight stays compared to the same period last year, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports said in a statement …

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Thailand’s tourism industry rebounds as it heads into high season

ANN/THE STRAITS TIMES – Tourist arrivals in Thailand have been promising – with 3.12 million international travelers turning up in the first seven months of the year. The authorities and industry players are optimistic but the nation, which before the Covid-19 pandemic relied heavily on tourism, is not out of the woods just yet. “Honestly, …

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