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CM directs tourism ministry officials to improve facilities at tourist spots to attract more tourists

CM directs tourism ministry officials to improve facilities at tourist spots to attract more tourists

From our special correspondent Daijiworld media network Bengaluru, August 19: Prime Minister Basavaraj Bommai has ordered tourism ministry officials to prioritize the provision of basic amenities at all tourist spots and improve public relations to increase the number of tourists visiting Karnataka in the coming days. Reviewing the progress of the tourism department in Bengaluru …

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The Machu Picchu tourism expert offers insight into the challenges facing the ancient Inca site

The Machu Picchu tourism expert offers insight into the challenges facing the ancient Inca site

Queues, chaos and complaints have ravaged Machu Picchu in Peru this week as tourists have been barred from entering the attraction and local residents have protested the government’s handling of ticket allocation. Last weekend, overcrowding prompted authorities to temporarily suspend ticket sales at Peru’s top tourist attraction. Local residents are already upset that Machu Picchu …

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Medical tourism dollars lost to Covid-19

Medical tourism dollars lost to Covid-19

New research results from the Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR) at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) found that Covid-19 travel restrictions have reduced hospitals’ medical tourism revenues by an estimated $1.9 billion in 2020 and 2021, reports Alex Kacik Modern healthcare. Covid-19 travel restrictions reduce medical tourism revenue Thousands of patients travel …

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CECC Receives Border Opening Guidelines from Taiwan Tourism Bureau |  Taiwan News

CECC Receives Border Opening Guidelines from Taiwan Tourism Bureau | Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) requested a timeline for opening Taiwan to tourists on Friday (Aug. 19), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) refused to commit to specifics Fear of a new wave of COVID cases. During a speech at the start of the 2022 Taiwan Tourism Expo, Tsai announced that …

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Tight use of hotel tax in Big Bend, Texas frustrates locals

Tight use of hotel tax in Big Bend, Texas frustrates locals

Off a rocky road in the tourist town of Terlingua, Texas, Daryl Eby stands in front of his Big Bend Stargazer Airbnb, displaying the refurbished vintage Airstream trailer perched on a hilltop with sweeping views of the surrounding Chihuahuan Desert. “I would call that glamping,” he said. “From here on the deck we have a …

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Sababu Safaris introduces sustainable tourism product that combines luxury safaris and cultural experiences

Sababu Safaris introduces sustainable tourism product that combines luxury safaris and cultural experiences

Arusha, Tanzania–(Newsfile Corp. – August 18, 2022) – Sababu Safaris has announced a sustainable tourism product with its tours that combine luxury safaris with giving back to local communities through authentic and immersive cultural experiences. Guests meet the people of Tanzania and get an in-depth insight into their way of life, traditions and customs, while …

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How relaxing a vacation in Hawaii can be for tourists – and harmful for its residents

How relaxing a vacation in Hawaii can be for tourists – and harmful for its residents

But as it exists now, the powerful tourism industry dictates the life of Hawaii’s Native people, often for the worse, said Kyle Kajihiro, a lecturer at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa and an activist for Hawaii’s Native people. The tourism industry in Hawaii drives state revenues, but this reliance on tourism has resulted in …

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“Tobago Carnival ready to make its mark”

“Tobago Carnival ready to make its mark”

news Good luck George 3 hrs ago Singer Adana Roberts appears as (from left) Education Secretary Zorisha Hackett, Ian Pollard, Secretary for Settlement, Public Utilities and Rural Development, and Megan Morrison, Assistant Secretary for Tourism, at the Shaw Park Cultural Complex on Wednesday. -David Reid THA Tourism and Culture Secretary Tashia Burris said the island …

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Tourists picking raisins could slow down the sector’s rejuvenation

Tourists picking raisins could slow down the sector’s rejuvenation

LETTER | In business practice, cherry-picking means picking the best customers and rejecting the rest. In that sense, metered cab drivers were notorious for picking passengers and rides However, they no longer monopolize the service after e-hailing apps started offering better drivers, newer vehicles and lower fares. In the past, instead of using the taximeter …

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