Thailand reveals three concepts to promote 55 secondary tourist cities

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has curated three concepts for promoting the group of 55 secondary destinations to help develop and market their tourism economies and cultural assets in an environmentally-friendly way. These 55 provinces, which get less than four million local and foreign tourists a year, are to get increasing prominence in TAT’s future marketing campaigns. TAT’s research has identified the need to position these secondary 55 provinces within the “big picture” of …

Garuda landed in Bali: Larger than the Statue of Liberty

It was a great weekend not only for the Bali Travel and Tourism Industry. The new pride of Indonesia is taller than the Statue of Liberty. A tourist attraction, a national symbol of greatness and unity, a giant conference and meeting venue and without argument the new number one landmark of Bali visible to anyone…

When is Lombok ready to welcome visitors again after the earthquake?

Holiday paradise Lombok, the neighbor island for Bali is recovering from two devastating earthquakes. The goal is to bring the travel and tourism industry back on track. On Sunday two cabinet Ministers: Luhut  Binsar Panjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, and Tourism Minister Arief Yahya flew to  Lombok to personally inspect and assess for themselves how far recovery efforts have proceeded in the aftermath of the August earthquakes.  Upon arrival in Lombok, they were met by West Nusatenggara Governor NTB TGH Zainul Majdi, to then proceed to Gili Trawangan, taking the speedboat from the …

Jamaica Tourism Minister endorses Mobay Marlin Tournament

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett (second right in photo) engages in an animated discussion with (from left) Director of Montego Bay Yacht Club’s International Marlin Tournament, Londie Murray; Chief Executive Officer of Stocks and Securities Limited Lamar Harris, and Chief Executive Officer of Dolla Financial Services, Kadeen Mairs. The occasion was the launch of the tournament, at CRU Bar and Kitchen in St. Andrew on September 10, 2018. During the event, the Minister shared that the Jamaica Tourist Board will play an integral role in the staging of this year’s tournament, and he looks forward to …

Choosing a Means of Transportation for Your Road Trip

There’s something about the warm weather and the open road that complement each other so well. Driving for miles, taking in the sights, and experiencing new things with those you love can be a great way to spend a vacation. While family members and interesting destinations are what makes a road trip memorable, the type of vehicle you choose to ride in can also …

Tips for Travelling the World as a Vegetarian

If you’re planning a trip across the globe you’ve no doubt started to get stupidly excited and prepped for all the amazing things you’re going to see and do. However, worrying about how you’ll survive in terms of what you will eat shouldn’t be one of them. But if you have a specific diet – such as being a vegetarian – this can be a big stress. After all, you need to eat! However, there are some things you can do to prepare yourself and to make sure you never go …

Tackling All Types of Terrain: Off-Roading for Novices

One look at a commercial for one of today’s powerful off-roader trucks can be all it takes to gain belief in their invincibility. It can seem as if they are tanks — you can drive them anywhere, and simply expect them to handle anything that the wilderness throws at them. Even real Abrams tanks can and do get stuck, though. It takes skill and a great deal of…

Beaches and medical treatments worldwide

It’s becoming more and more popular not to just travel to relax and forget about the stress back home, but also to experience a new breed of “medical tourism” which is attracting a wave of tourists who head abroad for medical procedures and treatments in other countries at a fraction of the price you would pay at home. What really adds the word “tourism” into…

How Will Cuba Change?

With the recent strengthening of ties between the US and Cuba, many are questioning if the time-warped nation will ultimately lose its charm. We check in with the Cubans to find out. Since the US trade embargo was implemented almost 50 years ago, Cuba has been kept in a 1950s time warp, isolating it…

Booking Your UK Rail Journey Cheaply

People who reside in the UK have felt the impact of the increases in train tickets. Travelling costs have become so high that a majority of the people have opted for other options of transport. There are a lot of people who do not have the understanding of how the railway system works. They have been hit hard by the train fees increase. The first step in booking a ticket is to…

3 beautiful places you always dreaded going to

Now we all know how exciting planning a vacation can always be, but some of this excitement may not be well accounted for, you never know what dangers await you in new lands along with those adventures. However, these dangerous places to be also happen to phenomenally beautiful. You will need to have a real adventurist’s spirit if you choose to visit any of the many dangerous places across the globe, to…

Koh Samui, a tourist destination for any budget

Koh Samui is one of the most fascinating islands in Thailand. It is a breath-taking beach paradise that amazes its tourists with a spectacular array of wonderful holiday activities that range from diving, kayaking and temples, to exploring the lush jungle, partying all night long and discovering exquisite international savors. This beautiful pristine island with a picturesque mountain interior is a wonderful …

5 Places to Go to For Adventurous Honeymooners

One of the best parts immediately after tying the knot is the honeymoon. There’s no denying that couples, or certainly most of them, make plans for honeymoon not only to enjoy each other’s company but also to explore a new place. Going on a honeymoon is certainly a good excuse to travel somewhere and enjoy each other. Here are some suggestions on cool places where you can possibly spend your honeymoon especially if you are interested in something active: Fiji: The Wakaya Club and Spa…

3 of the World’s Most Beautiful Car Parks

Securing a good and safe spot to park your car happens to be a chore that is necessary although it isn’t fun at all. In many places all over the world, looking for the perfect spot where you can leave your vehicle while feeling at ease is certainly a difficulty. But there are instances when the car park is in itself, the attraction that you are looking forward to during your trip. This is quite possible especially when you know that…