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UN Tourism calls for cross-cultural dialogue and climate actions in tourism

UN Tourism calls for cross-cultural dialogue and climate actions in tourism UN Tourism has joined leading international organizations and government leaders at the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, held in Baku around the theme of "Dialogue for Peace and Global Security: Cooperation and Interconnectivity." The sixth edition of the Forum forms part of the "Baku Process", launched by President Ilham Aliyev in 2008, brought together more than 700 participants from 107 countries, including 60 Ministers of Culture. Serving as the sector’s voice, UN Tourism held a special session on the sector’s role in fostering connections in post-conflict societies, with reference to Bosnia & Herzegovina, Colombia, and Rwanda. Opening the main high-level forum, UN Tourism Executive Director Zoritsa Urosevic said: “At UN Tourism, we have a duty to foster people’s desires to discover the world, making the unknown more inviting and building new connections between strangers, and also to give back to [...]

By |2024-05-13T12:50:29-04:0013 de May de 2024|Events|0 Comments

Curacao Travel Is Booming

Curacao Travel Is Booming The colorful streets of Willemstad; the floating bridge; the all-day party at Mambo Beach; the endless possibilities at Jan Thiel. Curacao has always been one of the most diverse places to visit in the region. Now, travelers have finally started to realize it — particularly Americans. Travel to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is, in short, booming right now, with visitors continuing to flock. The colorful streets of Willemstad; the floating bridge; the all-day party at Mambo Beach; the endless possibilities at Jan Thiel. Curacao has always been one of the most diverse places to visit in the region. Now, travelers have finally started to realize it — particularly Americans. Travel to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is, in short, booming right now, with visitors continuing to flock. It’s the latter that has been the most impactful — led by Delta’s long-awaited return to the destination [...]

By |2024-05-13T12:44:44-04:0013 de May de 2024|Tourism|0 Comments

Expert notes: Beijing—Havana route is “China’s strongest economic support to Cuba”

Expert notes: Beijing—Havana route is “China’s strongest economic support to Cuba” By Daily Pérez Guillén The launch of the Beijing-Madrid-Havana route from May 17 contributes to strengthening Cuba’s commercial ties and represents “China’s strongest economic support to Cuba,” Song Wei, professor with the School of International Relations and Diplomacy at Beijing Foreign Studies University, told the Asian media outlet Global Times. The professor also stressed that the announcement of the implementation of visa-free entry for Chinese citizens with ordinary passports to Cuba, “is of great significance in promoting South-South cooperation and advancing cooperation between China and Cuba.” She added that as a “small island” country where “the tourism industry is a crucial economic pillar. Strengthening flight connections between China and Cuba can allow Chinese consumers to reach Cuba more conveniently, thereby greatly promoting its economic development.” Meanwhile, Chinese Ambassador to Cuba, Ma Hui, wrote on his X profile that, “The new [...]

By |2024-05-13T11:47:37-04:0013 de May de 2024|Outstanding news, Tourism|0 Comments

Cenizaro Hotels & Resorts introduces SENA Z.,The First AI Travel & Hospitality Influencer

Cenizaro Hotels & Resorts introduces SENA Z.,The First AI Travel & Hospitality Influencer In response to the burgeoning presence of digital influencers across social platforms, Cenizaro is poised to embrace the innovation through introducing SENA Z. into the hospitality domain. Engineered to seamlessly integrate into the guest experience, SENA Z. introduces a new dimension to travel, empowering followers to embark on virtual journeys, discover new destinations, and glean valuable insights on sustainable practices, ultimately allowing them to make more informed travel decisions. SENA Z. exemplifies Cenizaro’s commitment to sustainability by leveraging digital influence to spotlight its global portfolio and beyond, cultivating a truly engaged audience. Through the launch of SENA Z., Cenizaro’s goal is to captivate audiences through cutting-edge technologies and inspiring adventures. Her mission goes beyond travel; it’s about championing a lifestyle of curiosity, personal growth, and appreciation for global diversity. A global travel companion, SENA Z.’s content will not [...]

By |2024-05-13T11:39:56-04:0013 de May de 2024|Tourism|0 Comments

Swandor could manage another hotel in Cuba

Swandor could manage another hotel in Cuba By Daily Pérez Guillén “Swandor Hotels & Resorts not only offers you a pleasant and comfortable stay with its facilities in different regions, but also makes you feel at home even if you are far away,” announces the official website of this Turkish chain, which also seeks wellbeing for those guests who choose its facilities in Cuba. With ten hotels located in Greece, Vietnam and Thailand, the company established itself in the Caribbean archipelago in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and started managing its first Cuban hotel in November 2022 in Varadero, as explained by Karaağaç Mehmet Cengiz, director of the Hotel PGS Varadero and area director for Cuba. Karaağaç Mehmet Cengiz, director of the Hotel PGS Varadero and area director for Cuba In June of the following year, Swandor began operating another hotel, the Woovo Playa Hermosa, located in Cayo [...]

By |2024-05-13T11:26:25-04:0013 de May de 2024|Outstanding news, Tourism|0 Comments

Gaviota to hold first edition of Destinos Cuba in Portugal

Gaviota to hold first edition of Destinos Cuba in Portugal By Daily Pérez Guillén The Gaviota Tourism Group plans to hold the first edition of Destinos Cuba from May 20 to 23, in Algarve, Portugal, together with hotel chains MGM Muthu Hotels and Vila Galé. The initiative responds to the objective of “putting an emphasis on working with the European market,” as explained by Carlos M. Latuff Carmenate, president of Gaviota. The announcement was made at FITCUBA 2024, the same night the tourism group presented its new campaign — Siéntelo — which invites visitors to experience Cuba through all their senses. The Gaviota president also informed that the Bolsa Destinos Gaviota expo, which is held every year in Cuba, would be held in Holguín, from October 16 to 20, 2024. Carlos M. Latuff Carmenate, Gaviota president Speaking during an evening event on the beach of the Hotel Cayo Guillermo [...]

By |2024-05-13T11:17:16-04:0013 de May de 2024|Outstanding news, Tourism|0 Comments

Riu just opened its newest all-inclusive in Jamaica 

Riu just opened its newest all-inclusive in Jamaica New Riu Aquarelle in Jamaica The history, the culture, the lagoon. The seaside town of Falmouth on Jamaica’s northern coast has been one of the island’s most popular destinations in recent years, drawing both a major cruise port and a growing collection of new resorts as part of what is becoming “greater” Montego Bay Now, Falmouth has another new addition: the Riu Aquarelle, a 700-room retreat that just began welcoming its first guests this week, the seventh resort for Riu Hotels and Resorts in Jamaica. So what do you need to know about the new Riu? The new resort, set on White Bay Beach, is a family-friendly Riu: that means a Splash Water World water park, buffet eateries, four pools and a children’s pool, too. The rooms range from ocean-view suites to junior swim-up suites, with the latter having access to [...]

By |2024-05-07T10:42:55-04:007 de May de 2024|Tourism|0 Comments

Cuba plans blitz of Canadian advisors on quality improvement roadmap

Cuba plans blitz of Canadian advisors on quality improvement roadmap Cuban tourism officials are planning to travel to Canada in the next month, going “door-to-door” with travel advisors to present a “roadmap” that will reveal solutions “to solve many of the complaints” from visitors. The news came in a response from Minister of Tourism Juan Carlos Garcia Granda to a question from TravelPulse Canada regarding the reluctance of some advisors to sell the destination due to negative feedback from travellers about inconsistent availability of key items, ranging from food items and condiments to toilet paper. The reports have been frequent this year in travel advisor forums and consumer reviews. Cuba tourism minister Juan Carlos Garcia Granda. (Photo Credit: Bruce Parkinson) “We know this is a difficult time, but we know we are moving ahead,” Garcia Granda said. “We are working really hard and you are going to see the changes in [...]

By |2024-05-07T10:38:38-04:007 de May de 2024|Business|0 Comments

Quintana Roo is in the Top Ten of places to visit in 2024

Quintana Roo is in the Top Ten of places to visit in 2024 According to the Wall Street Journal, Quintana Roo appears in the Top 10 of the best places to visit in 2024, after analyzing and disseminating the latest travel trends to make a list of the best destinations for this year. On the Wall Street Journal list, Quintana Roo shares the Top 10 with destinations such as Malaysia, the Balearic Islands, Buenos Aires, and Prague, among others. According to what is published, Quintana Roo has gained popularity in recent years and Tulum stands out as one of the main attractions for tourists, who now have another way to get directly to the new airport, details the Wall Street Journal. Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa celebrated that the American newspaper “Wall Street Journal” placed Quintana Roo among the ten best places in the world to visit in 2024 within the framework [...]

By |2024-05-07T10:33:49-04:007 de May de 2024|Tourism|0 Comments

Cuba opens visa-free doors to Chinese tourists as direct flights resume

Cuba opens visa-free doors to Chinese tourists as direct flights resume Cuba is allowing Chinese tourists to visit without a visa. Photo: Shutterstock Chinese passport holders will be able to enter Cuba without a visa this month as direct flights resume between the two countries. Cuban Tourism Minister Juan Carlos Garcia announced the visa-free policy at the Cuban International Tourism Fair held in the seaside resort of Cayo Coco island on the weekend, saying China would also be the event’s “guest of honour” next year. State news agency Xinhua quoted Garcia as saying the policy would come into effect this month and direct flights between China and Cuba would resume on May 17, after being suspended during the Covid-19 pandemic. On Sunday, searches for hotels in Cuba and flights to the country on online travel agency Ctrip soared after the announcement, according to Shanghai-based news outlet The Paper. Ctrip [...]

By |2024-05-07T10:31:32-04:007 de May de 2024|Outstanding news, Tourism|0 Comments
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