Imereti: An Important culinary destination of Georgia thanks to its traditional cuisine

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

Jordan puts local communities front and centre in adventure tourism strategy

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has boosted its adventure tourism offering, so travelers can venture 'off the beaten path’ and witness one of the country's greatest assets - its local people

🌍 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,…

WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S NEW $27.5 MILLION EDUCATION TOURISM PROGRAMME SET TO ATTRACT INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Western Australia reveals ambitious plans $27.5 million US dollars (A$41.2 million) funding programme for international education initiatives in a bid to become a top destination for students. The strategy includes a $670,000 funding for international education familiarisation programme to showcase the State as a preferred study destination. Western Australia's international education providers can apply to…

PARIS UNVEILS PLANS TO DEVELOP NEW GIACOMETTI MUSEUM OF ART IN 2026

Paris has revealed plans to open a museum dedicated to sculptor Alberto GIacometti from 2026. The museum will be located in the former Gare des Invalides. Vacated by Air France, the building stands next to Gare d'Orsay, home to the famed Orsay Museum. The Giacometti Museum will help strengthening Paris cultural offer along the Seine…

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…

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…

Amiens shines the spotlight on culture

Culture is redefining the image of Amiens, one of the major cities of Hauts-de-France, once the capital of the Picardy region. The city is just one of France's cities competing to be named European Capital of Culture 2028. To prove itself worthy of the distinction, the city is hosting a wide range of exhibitions, festivals…

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…
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