Egypt

Return to the land of Pharaohs

Egypt is backing its dramatic revival in tourism fortunes with plans to pump millions of dollars into a three-year marketing campaign. more

Philippines

Islands woo the cruisers

The Philippines intends to cash in on the huge growth of the global cruising industry by positioning itself as a prime destination for ship calls. more

 

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First Impressions from ITB 2015

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Trends

Growth paths

World travel will grow four per cent this year after a 4.7 per cent rise in outbound trips in 2014, according to IPK International. more

 

Lufthansa

Cheap long-haul fares

99.99 euros for a flight from Germany to an exotic holiday destination outside Europe. more

 

India

Visa process gets an e-makeover

India aims to win more foreign visitors by speeding up its visa process. The country has launched a long-awaited electronic application service which promises to send visas by e-mail within three days of payment. more

 

Tunisia

May the tours be with you

Tunisia wants to cash in on the Star Wars franchise by promoting itself as the country where the “prequels” were filmed. more

 

Qatar

Trade hails FIFA date shift

Specialist sports tour operators have breathed a sigh of relief after last month’s announcement that FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar is to be moved to November and December. more

 

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