TOURISM NEWS

Police Scotland warns travellers in view of fresh snowfall

As a band of snow and ice is expected to hit Scotland, police have urged travellers to take care and plan ahead. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning covering a large stretch of the country between 1am and …

Spain aiming to catch up with Europe’s luxury market leaders

Spain is interested in catching up with Europe’s luxury market leaders.   In 2017, Spain’s luxury sector witnessed sales of €9.2 billion, compared to €29 billion in Italy and €27 billion in France. Experts believe that this figure will rise …

VisitScotland: Out with the old, in with the new (year)

Two LGBTQ+ influencers – with a collective social media following of almost 142,700 – experienced the unique spectacle of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay as part of an exciting project with VisitScotland and the Scottish Government, to promote Scotland’s winter festivals.   Whitney …

Scottish Tourism Alliance cautions against Edinburgh tourism tax

Hotel occupancy all over Scotland has dropped 1.4 percent, as per STA, while the UK occupies number 135 position out of 136 countries, for international tourism price-competitiveness.   In an email to its members, the STA said: “Edinburgh is one …

10 European cities to host Tutankhamun exhibition

The Ministry of Antiquities permitted to organize the exhibition of Tutankhamun in 10 cities of seven European countries.   The Ministry of Antiquities declared that the revenues of the temporary exhibition “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” which was …

  • Police Scotland warns travellers in view of fresh snowfall

    Published on : Monday, January 28, 2019

    As a band of snow and ice is expected to hit Scotland, police have urged travellers to take care and plan ahead. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning covering a large stretch of the country between 1am and …

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  • Spain aiming to catch up with Europe’s luxury market leaders

    Published on : Friday, January 11, 2019

    Spain is interested in catching up with Europe’s luxury market leaders.   In 2017, Spain’s luxury sector witnessed sales of €9.2 billion, compared to €29 billion in Italy and €27 billion in France. Experts believe that this figure will rise …

    Read More

  • VisitScotland: Out with the old, in with the new (year)

    Published on : Friday, January 11, 2019

    Two LGBTQ+ influencers – with a collective social media following of almost 142,700 – experienced the unique spectacle of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay as part of an exciting project with VisitScotland and the Scottish Government, to promote Scotland’s winter festivals.   Whitney …

    Read More

  • Scottish Tourism Alliance cautions against Edinburgh tourism tax

    Published on : Thursday, January 10, 2019

    Hotel occupancy all over Scotland has dropped 1.4 percent, as per STA, while the UK occupies number 135 position out of 136 countries, for international tourism price-competitiveness.   In an email to its members, the STA said: “Edinburgh is one …

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  • 10 European cities to host Tutankhamun exhibition

    Published on : Thursday, January 10, 2019

    The Ministry of Antiquities permitted to organize the exhibition of Tutankhamun in 10 cities of seven European countries.   The Ministry of Antiquities declared that the revenues of the temporary exhibition “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” which was …

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  • Traditional Turkish bazaars along Caspian coast attract many international visitors

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    Northern Iran’s Bandar Torkaman city in Golestan province attracts domestic and foreign visitors with its tent bazaars where the city’s Turkmen population sell their traditional foods and handmade items.     Turkmens, who make up a significant portion of Bandar …

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  • Central Italy’s nightclub stampede killed 6 and 100 injured

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    A stampede in a nightclub in Italy killed at least six people and more than 100 people injured, out of which 10 of them are seriously injured.     The officials say that the incident took place place near the …

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  • Italy ranks fifth among most chosen destination in the world this year

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    According to participants at a conference held by Italian national tourism industry association Federturismo in Rome, Italy is the fifth most chosen tourist destination in the world and China became a global tourism market leader this year.   The conference …

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  • Italian Exhibition Group Strengthens ITS Growth As at 30 September 2018

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    At the press conference today, Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) communicated its results as at 30th September 2018.   The figures, regarding the Group’s consolidated financial statement, show a total revenue of 111.8 million euros, an increase of 22% on the same …

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  • Travel warning by U.K. for Christmas markets across Europe

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    The UK government has warned British citizens to ‘remain vigilant’ in crowded places including Christmas markets in several places in Europe. These include Germany, France, and eight other European Union countries. The warning has been issued on account of migrant …

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