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EXPO 2020 DUBAI TICKET TYPES REVEALED

With less than three months to go until the start of Expo 2020 Dubai, organisers have given more details about the event, including details of ticket types. Coinciding with UAE's Golden Jubliee, Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Expo 2020 Dubai prices…

A PRISON TRANSFORMED INTO A LUXURY HOTEL IN CORNWALL

A 240-year old prison has just reopened as a luxury hotel in Cornwall, in Southern England. From an innovative prison, the Bodmin Jail Hotel's imposing architecture makes it a place full of intrigue, wonder and mystery. Built during the reign of King George III in 1779 as part of the Prison Reform, Bodmin Jail was…

SWEDEN, WHERE FABULOUS GASTRONOMY MEETS ADVENTURE TOURISM IN 2021

On Sweden's west coast, there is a small town called Grebbestad, where food has always been in focus. But today, increasingly, foreign tourists are drawn to the area to combine its breath-taking scenery and the culinary fare. What is so special about this place? Its luxurious oysters. Food tourism is no longer just a trend;…

DISCOVER THE GREEN HOTEL OF THE FUTURE

“Going green” has never been more important for hospitality, and the role of hoteliers as carbon enablers means they have a responsibility to do more to reduce their establishments’ environmental impact.  The good news is that doing so is both financially viable and not as hard to achieve as one might think. According to a…

E-VISA SET TO BOOST IMPETUS FOR MICE TOURISM RECOVERY IN SAINT PETERSBURG

Saint Petersburg's tourism professionals are renewing efforts to promote the Russian city as a key destination for events, riding on the back of the introduction of an e-visa for foreign travellers. The city is known for a broad variety of events. The famed yearly Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg hosted more than 19,000 participants from…

VISIT ESPOO LAUNCHES AN EFFICIENT ROUTE PLANNING AND BOOKING PLATFORM

Located in Southern Finland, Espoo is one of the most sustainable cities in Europe and a pioneer of sustainable development. Local authorities have the ambition to make the city carbon neutral by 2030. Their goal is also to reach the UN Sustainable Development goals by 2025. All this and more can be discovered on Espoo's…

22 NORTH AMERICAN CITIES BATTLE TO HOST THE 2026 FIFA WORLD CUP

From a total of 17 US metropolises, 11 are due to be selected to host the coveted FIFA World Cup 2026 - to be held in North America. Another two cities in Canada and three in Mexico will also be part of the football event. In early 2022, FIFA in Zurich will announce the host…

CANADA REOPENING TO THE WORLD

Canada is to reopen its borders for "non-essential travel" for international visitors as early as August 9. Thanks to rising vaccination rates and declining COVID-19 cases, the Canadian government has announced it is ready to move forward with the progressive reopening of its borders. Travellers will be entitled to enter the country if they are…

MESSE BERLIN (SINGAPORE) NAMED “OUTSTANDING EVENT ORGANISER” AT SINGAPORE TOURISM AWARDS 2021

Messe Berlin (Singapore) has won the “Outstanding Event Organiser” award at the Singapore Tourism Awards 2021. The award was given for the successful organisation of TravelRevive, the first international travel trade show to take place physically in Asia-Pacific during the COVID-19 pandemic, with both local and foreign attendees and exhibitors. The Singapore Tourism Awards celebrate…

SCHÖNBRUNN GROUP LAUNCHES 2 NEW PACKAGES TO ENJOY VIENNA

Vienna is intimately linked to the Habsburg monarchy. Its best symbol is Schloss Schönbrunn, the mythical summer residence of the emperor. Run by the Schönbrunn Group, it is part of two packages which allow visitors to visit 4 museums and castles in Vienna and its vicinity. It's inconceivable for a tourist to be in Vienna…

ANDORRA KEEN TO LAUNCH REGULAR FLIGHTS FROM REGIONAL AIRPORT

Andorra-La Seu d'Urgell Airport has since 2015 been owned by both Andorra and the Government of Catalonia. Located in the middle of the Pyrenees, the small airport is less than 30 minutes away from Andorra's capital city and is set to become the main air gateway of the principality. Opened in 1982 to accommodate small…

WTTC RELEASES STRONG GUIDELINES TO STOP ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE

Tourism thrives in every corner of the world. But the challenge is balancing tourism with fragile environments where wildlife is at risk and animals are held and exploited in captivity. Major new guidelines have now been released by the World Travel and Tourism Council outlining how the global Travel & Tourism sector can work together to…

NEW TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE BOOSTS LA REUNION ISLAND’S APPEAL

La Réunion Island is boosting its transport infrastructure with two cable-cars linking districts in the regional capital Saint-Denis, an expansion of its airport and a new spectacular viaduc built over the sea along the coast linking the north and the west of the region. The French overseas region of La Réunion in the Indian Ocean…
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