Xi’an Silk Road International Tourism Expo 2016 kicked off with a grand opening ceremony today. The three-day tourism exhibition will be held at Qujiang International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Xi’an from 26 to 28 August 2016. Among the audience were Vice Governor of Shaanxi Province Wang Lixia, Secretary of State for Tourism and Deputy Minister Pak Sokhom, Deputy Director of China National Tourism Administration Du Jiang, Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau Paddy Withana, Director of Mauritanie National Office of Tourism Mohamed Mahmoud, Assistant Deputy Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia Adila Chaerman.

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Global Travel & Tourism continues to register strong growth despite challenges from terrorism, political turmoil, global economic developments, and the Brexit decision, according to new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).The update of WTTC’s Economic Impact Reports 2016 shows that, despite the many challenges Travel & Tourism has faced in the first six months of 2016, the sector is still expected to grow by 3.1%, outpacing global economic growth forecast at 2.3%.

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MCE 2016

Crystal Lagoons, the global developer of sustainable crystal-clear lagoon technology expands its North Africa portfolio with 38-hectare lagoon; Egypt a key market for its world-leading leisure amenity with 10 projects.Low construction and maintenance costs supporting sustainability goals in challenging economic environment.Crystal Lagoons to create Idyllic beach lifestyle with a wide variety of water sports, such as swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding at new Egypt projects
Crystal Lagoons, the multinational innovation company and developer of the world’s top amenity patented technology that makes giant crystal-clear lagoons a reality, has announced two new project wins in Egypt, bringing its total portfolio of active and under development projects in the Middle East and India to 15.

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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the Georgian National Tourism Administration, is organizing the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in the Kakheti wine region of Georgia on 7-9 September 2016.
“Georgia’s unique wine-making traditions date back 8,000 years and are considered by UNESCO as intangible heritage, making the country an ideal host for the Global Conference on Wine Tourism. The country’s recent success in attracting a growing number of tourists, and its development of tourism products, branding and marketing, combine to present an excellent platform for sharing best practices, experience and knowledge,” said Dimitry Kumsishvili, Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.

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Cooperation provides more security for travellers in Asia. Further training for Asian Specialists of the Immigration Authorities.The aim of this programme is to improve border security across Southeast Asia to address transnational crimes such as people smuggling and human trafficking.
Funded by the European Union (EU), the programme works to strengthen law enforcement networks and cooperation at regional transit hubs in the 10 countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

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This year at the Siam Kempinski Hotel in Bangkok. Accessible Tourism for all is about the creation of environments that can cater for the needs of all of us, whether we are traveling or staying at home. May that be due to a disability, even temporary, families with small children, or the ageing population, at some point in our lives, sooner or later, we all benefit of universal accessibility in tourism. Invitation Video from Thailand and the remarks from UNWTO Secretary General and the Thai Minister of Tourism

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