Georgia to host 2023 Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship

It was officially announced that Georgia will be hosting the 2023 Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship in Bakuriani

🌍 Episode #6 Cultural Tourism

In this episode we look the drivers behind the rise in cultural tourism. We discuss ways in which tourist boards are approaching this demand and what changes are being made in the cultural tourism sector. Time-stamped show notes 00:00 ➡️ 01:00: introduction 01:00 ➡️ 06:10: industry news 06:10 ➡️21:56 : exclusive interview of Gloria Guevara,…

EVANEOS RECEIVES €20 MILLION INVESTMENT TO EXPAND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SERVICES

Evaneos, a company that offers personalised, sustainable tourism experiences, has received an investment of €20 million to expand its services across Europe. The Paris-based company offers a platform where users can connect with travel agents to plan, estimate the cost of, and book personalised, sustainable tourism experiences. “At Evaneos, we don't do standardised tours. Our…

Imereti: traditional cuisine – Important culinary destination of Georgia

Imereti is one of the most beautiful parts of Georgia. Along with beautiful landscapes and ancient history, it also has an authentic cuisine culture with old, rich, interesting, and diverse taste qualities, which we can put next to the famous cuisines of the world. "Imeretian Supra“ (Imeretian table) is a Georgian expression that combines in…

FAERN UNVEILS 2 BRAND NEW WELLNESS RESORTS IN SWISS ALPS AHEAD OF PEAK SEASON

Faern is set to open two luxury hotels this month enhancing its collection of lifestyle resorts in the Swiss Alps. Faern Arosa Altein and Faern Crans-Montana Valaisia are set to open on December 22 in time for the peak winter season. The brand brings a fresh new take on alpine accommodation, inspired by the scenic…

QATAR TOURISM TAPS UP PIRLO FOR NEW “NO FOOTBALL. NO WORRIES.” CAMPAIGN

Qatar Tourism revealed some important details regarding its new “No Football. No Worries.” campaign. The FIFA World Cup 2022 is well underway in Doha, Qatar, with the finest football teams from around the globe fighting for the sport’s ultimate prize. However, Qatar Tourism is determined to prove that there is a space in the country…

AZERBAIJAN’S CULTURAL GEMS RECEIVE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE STATUS

Four "intangible cultural elements" of Azerbaijan were added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List during the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Rabat, Morocco. The skills recently added to UNESCO's list include sericulture and traditional production of silk for weaving, Pehlevanliq culture: traditional zorkhana games, sports and wrestling, Telling tradition of…

LEARN ABOUT EUROPE’S MOST FESTIVE CITIES IN 2022 ACCORDING TO BOOKING PORTAL HOLIDU

Which European city offers the most wonderful Christmas experience? Holidu, the UK-based booking portal for rental holidays, has put together its list of Europe's most festive cities in 2022 according to data gleaned from social media. The Holidu Festive Cities Index was put together by analysing the number of Instagram hashtags, Global Search Volume, number…

MAURITIUS ENJOYS RIPE PEAK SEASON WITH HOPES FOR MILESTONE 1 MILLION VISITORS IN 2022

Tourism in Mauritius has got off to a very positive start since peak season began in October. Local businesses and professionals on the island are confident they will receive a milestone one million visitors by the end of this year. Arvind Bundhun, director of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), commented: “It has been a…

IRELAND’S ADVENTURE TOURISM SECTOR GETS €14M INVESTMENT THANKS TO NEW STRATEGY

Ireland has announced its first ever National Outdoor Recreation Strategy, with an investment of €14 million to go towards developing adventure tourism projects. It is claimed that over 2.7 million overseas visitors to Ireland take part in outdoor activities per year. With facilities and activities centred around hiking, cycling, wild swimming and more, it is…

UNWTO MAKES IMPORTANT NEW PLEDGE TO CONSUMERS AT GLOBAL WTTC SUMMIT 2022

UNWTO has pledged to serve as a bridge between public and private leaders as tourism sector faces up to challenges including high inflation, geopolitical insecurity and the climate emergency, at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Riyadh. During the WTTC Global Summit, held in the Saudi capital, UNWTO stressed the vital…

QUITO SERVES UP NEW APPROACH TO TOURISM

With the slogan "Go Slow be Smart", the Ecuadorian capital and World Peace Routes is embracing the trend of slow travel. Quito Turismo and World Peace Routes are collaborating to promote alternatives to traditional tourism and put Quito's slow tourism offering on the map, at a national and international level. Slow tourism – the art…

ZAGREB OFFERS A GLITTERING 2022 ADVENT TIME

Named three times in a row as Europe's top Christmas Market destination – from 2016 to 2018 – Zagreb is once again set to offer visitors a joyful Advent and Christmas season this year. This year, Advent Zagreb returns shinier than ever. Christmas decorations and beautiful wooden huts, enchanting music and performances, delicious gastronomic fare…

ITALY’S 9 BEST SKI RESORTS ACCORDING TO ENIT

Italy's national tourism agency, The Ente Nazionale Italiano per il Turismo (ENIT), recently published a list of what it considers as the country's nine must-see ski resorts. According to the tourism agency, the nine best ski resorts in Italy cater to every need for unforgettable holidays and stays from North to South. Beside traditional ski…
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