tourism

Minister of Tourism participates remotely in 113th session of UNWTO Executive Council

January 20, 2021

(TAP) - Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Habib Ammar participated Tuesday, remotely, in the opening session of the 113th session of the executive council of the World Tourism Organisation...... Continue Reading >

Ras Al Khaimah adds new landmark with the longest suspended bridge in the Northern Emirates

January 20, 2021

Ras Al Khaimah has achieved another architectural landmark that will add to its touristic attractions: The longest suspended bridge that connects the two buildings of the new Mövenpick...... Continue Reading >

EA tourism pushes for shared virus protocols

January 16, 2021

Tourism players are arm-twisting their governments to harmonise Covid-19 protocols to ease movement of tourists in the region, as they become the only bet, after lowering expectations...... Continue Reading >

Joint committee set up to revive tourism sector-

January 14, 2021

(TAP)- A joint committee tasked with the revival of the post-COVID-19 tourist activity has just been set up by decision of Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Habib Ammar. This committee,...... Continue Reading >

Tanzania sets sights on conference tourism

January 12, 2021

Tanzania has set up a National Convention Bureau to promote conference tourism as a way of speeding up the industry's recovery from the impact of Covid-19. The Permanent Secretary...... Continue Reading >

Tourism revenues plummet 64% to TND 2 billion in 2020 (BCT)

January 11, 2021

Tunisia’s Tourism revenues fell 64% in 2020 to 2 billion dinars, from 5.6 billion dinars in 2019, according to data published by the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) Thursday. The...... Continue Reading >

Tourism revenues down 64% to 2 billion dinars in 2020 (BCT)

January 10, 2021

(TAP) -Tunisia's Tourism revenues fell 64% in 2020 to 2 billion dinars, against 5.6 billion dinars in 2019, according to data published by the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) Thursday....... Continue Reading >

Airlines Were on Time in 2020, but Passenger Flights Operated Halved Compared to 2019, Reveals Cirium

January 5, 2021

  • Over 180 of 300 airlines around the world achieved a 90% or higher on-time arrival since February 2020.
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Ras Al Khaimah Ushers in 2021 With One of the World's Largest Fireworks Displays Inspiring Hope and Confidence

January 1, 2021

The Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations dazzled the world with a 10-minute fireworks show that underlined the UAE’s message of hope, peace and achievements, as the...... Continue Reading >

21 Years of Airline Passenger Traffic Growth Wiped out in 2020: Cirium Report Reveals

December 29, 2020

  • Global passenger traffic was down an estimated 67% this year versus 2019 and was reduced to 1999 levels
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