On Phillip Island (Southern Australia), the so called “Penguin Parade” is one of Australia’s most popular tourist attractions in whole Australia that includes wildlife animals. The wildlife reserve itself and the people around can already look back on a history of more than 100 years of learning and improvement, in which the animals themselves have not always been in the foreground. This could in some way symbolize the difficult relationship between humans, nature and wildlife in the early 20th century. Luckily the rangers of the reserve could manage to save the animals through a change of the government´s priorities in the 1980s, which protected the Penguins from their almost extinction.→ read more...
An new International Tourism Trade show You Cannot Miss in Kuala Lumpur
For a country rich in culture and natural wonders like Malaysia, tourism is a great economic pillar. In the past year, despite the global economic turmoil Malaysia still got achievements in the tourism industry.
“For the period of January to September last year, we recorded a 3.7% increase in tourist arrivals at 20.11 million compared to 19.39 million for the same period in 2018. We also managed to increase foreign tourist spending for the same period last year by 6.66 percent to MYR66.14 billion compared with MYR61.85 billion for the same period in 2018,” Minister Datuk Mohammadin Ketapi said.
Accommodation Fee takes effect April 2020.
Following consultations with stakeholders in the industry, Government will be introducing a tourist ammommodation fee to be used for destination marketing and development. As of April 1, 2020, stayover visitors to Saint Lucia will be required to pay an accommodation fee on their nightly stay on the island. All accommodation providers on the island (hotels, guest houses, villas, apartments etc.) will be required to collect from their stay over guests US$3.00 and US$6.00 respectively on a nightly rate below or above US$120.
Under the slogan „Summer is Closer than You Think“, the 41st International Belgrade Tourism Fair will be held on February 21 – 24, 2019 at Belgrade Fair.
The biggest and most important tourism event in Serbia and Southeast Europe, promotes successfully every February the latest trends and events in the international tourism industry, new conceptions and opportunities for travels and opens new perspectives in the tourism business development. The event is the symbol of tourism presentation for all participants in the tourism industry and the inducer of strengthening all tourism branches and catering in Serbia and the region. Tourism-Insider is the new Mediapartner
Citing favourable factors including the government’s 16 stimulus measures, its proactive marketing strategies and the country’s improved transportation infrastructure. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is expecting 3.18 trillion Baht in overall tourism revenue for Thailand in 2020, or a 4% year-on-year increase. This includes 2.02 trillion Baht from international tourists (up 3%) and 1.16 trillion Baht from domestic tourists (up 5%).→ read more...
The 2nd Asia Destination Film Forum recognizes the best in visual storytelling with the Asia Destination Film Awards 2020. The Forum 2020 is calling for submissions for the Asia Destination Film Awards 2020. Hosted in Bangkok on 30 January 2020, the 2020 Asia Destination Film Awards will follow the 2nd Asia Destination Film Forum celebrating sustainable tourism promotion via visual storytelling featuring producers of award-winning films including “The Cave”, “The Last Reel”, “The Eagle Huntress”, and Netflix series “The Stranded”, as well as case studies from South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Cambodia, and Mongolia.→ read more...