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Think Sustainably by Helsinki 2480 1395 admin

Think Sustainably by Helsinki

The city of Helsinki recently introduced an admirable and inspirational project Think Sustainably committed to promoting a more sustainable way of…

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Indonesia cancels planned closure of Komodo Island 1920 1081 admin

Indonesia cancels planned closure of Komodo Island

Komodo National Park in Indonesia is the only place in the world where Komodo dragons can be seen in their…

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Thomas Cook saga continues 1020 574 admin

Thomas Cook saga continues

The recent collapse of British travel giant Thomas Cook continues to shake the travel industry across the world as destinations…

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Rock in Rio is expected to boost the hotel occupancy to 80% 1024 578 admin

Rock in Rio is expected to boost the hotel occupancy to 80%

A massive festival Rock in Rio is traditionally taking place in the City of Rock, Rio de Janeiro between September…

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Celebrating #WTD2019 with a few thoughts on the future of jobs in tourism 1920 1080 admin

Celebrating #WTD2019 with a few thoughts on the future of jobs in tourism

Every 27th of September we celebrate World Tourism Day. This celebration, led by UNWTO, aims to foster awareness among the global…

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The most and the least welcomed tourists in Europe 1920 1080 admin

The most and the least welcomed tourists in Europe

Findings of a global survey released by the opinion research institute YouGov which interviewed over 29.000 adults from 26 countries,…

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Airbnb has surpassed 7 million listings 1920 1080 admin

Airbnb has surpassed 7 million listings

For the first time, Airbnb has surpassed 7 million listings in over 100,000 cities, establishing itself as the leading platform…

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Tourism in Iceland experiences a slowdown 1920 1080 admin

Tourism in Iceland experiences a slowdown

Iceland has been the poster child for the positive and negative effects of the overtourism phenomenon. Tourism in Iceland began to…

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New Zealand further supports responsible camping 1920 1080 admin

New Zealand further supports responsible camping

Last summer, Tourism New Zealand launched a campaign that aimed to educate visitors on responsible camping. After attracting almost two million…

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Cities struggling with over-tourism 2560 1440 admin

Cities struggling with over-tourism

In order to understand the struggles faced by a growing number of city destinations worldwide, the World Travel & Tourism…

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Lumbarda won Croatian oldest tourism award 1024 576 admin

Lumbarda won Croatian oldest tourism award

Lumbarda, a charming county on the island of Korcula, recently won the prestigious Tourism Patrol Award organized by the newspaper…

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Online reviews hold a strong impact on travel booking 1600 900 admin

Online reviews hold a strong impact on travel booking

A recent study conducted by TripAdvisor, in partnership with Ipsos MORI, revealed the huge impact online reviews have on travel…

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