Golden Sun kissed beaches, picturesque locations, lush greenery, an island compact with all the gifts of nature and an ancient culture and heritage going back to 2500 years, amazing and an exotic wildlife to experience your adventurous side, spicy cuisine to liven up your taste buds, that’s what Sri Lanka is all about.
CITE 2019 is honoured to have Sri Lanka as its Strategic Partner! The Sri Lankan pavilion which spans across 100sqm, will house various exhibitors from Sri Lanka to present a diverse range of products and services to some 400 pre-qualified Chinese buyers who are eagerly looking to expand their business to meet the burgeoning demands, especially in the area of customised tours.

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Maitria Residence Rama 9 Bangkok – A Chatrium Collection
Chatrium Hotels & Residences is opening its eighth property, Maitria Residence Rama 9 Bangkok. The project is designed for long-term stay patrons and offers the ultimate solution for modern-day urbanites.
Nestled in the heart of Thailand’s capital, the development is mere steps away from Shrewsbury International School Bangkok City Campus, RCA and Piyavet Hospital.

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Inbound travel to the United States from China has come under increased pressure from the ongoing US-China trade war. Escalating tariff coverage and rates, punitive travel advisories, critical media coverage, restrictive visa policies, and surging exchange rates have stifled flows of tourists and tourism spending in the US:
Inbound visits to the US from China to the US fell 5.7% year-over-year in 2018, ending 14 consecutive years of arrivals growth between 2004-2017.
Through six months, 2019 inbound visits are down by 2.2% compared to the same period in 2018.
Visa issuance to mainland China fell 13.3% year-over-year in 2018, leaving it 44.2% below its peak in 2015.
Through six months, 2019 visa issuance is down 12.5% compared to the same period in 2018.

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Lisbon’s airport transfers are the cheapest, costing only €5.79. Amsterdam is the most expensive city – to reach Amsterdam Airport Schiphol costs a shocking €52.07.Costing €50.6 to reach Heathrow, London has the second most expensive taxi fare.Stockholm has the third most expensive taxi services, costing €49.76. There is a lot to consider when planning your perfect city getaway: the accommodation, sightseeing, travel and more.
But what remains vital to the smooth-running of a holiday, which many of us seem to overlook, is the airport transfer. Travelling to your hotel in an unknown city can be daunting, not to mention expensive.

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Helen Marano, founder of Marano Perspectives and special advisor for the World Travel and Tourism Council, has been appointed as a trustee of the Travel Foundation for the next three years. Her appointment was unanimously supported by the charity’s board of trustees at its last meeting.
Helen has a wealth of experience as an advocate for tourism on the international stage, having previously served as Executive Vice-President of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), and led the National Travel & Tourism Office of the United States.

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MITT 2020 – better venue, better show
The move to a bigger venue comes as MITT continues to grow and provide the very best opportunities for travel industry professionals from across the world.
MITT annually attracts around 22,200 visitors and 1,500 exhibiting companies and organisations from all corners of the world showcasing their travel opportunities to the Russian outbound market.

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