Tourist arrivals in Zimbabwe eased 3% to 1,115 million in the first half ended June 30, 2019 compared with 1,148 million, a year earlier, according to a local media report.
Kenya’s Tourism Board has called upon counties in the Lake Victoria region to come up with a simple and fast licencing regime of hotels to open the region’s tourism sector.
According to Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), the estimated number of international travellers to Japan in August 2019 registered 2.5 million with a decline of 2.2% compared to the previous year.
This year exhibition of motor home tourism - Mobicar ended on Sunday in Brussels.
Heritage hotel in Bruges, Belgium, won the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards 2019 in the category of the best "Luxury Romantic Hotel (Global)".
According to statistics, tourism accounts for 18 per cent of Thailand's gross domestic product and Chinese holidaymakers make up more than a quarter of total arrivals. But with a plunge in Chinese visitors caused by the US trade war and a stronger Baht, hotels on Thailand's most popular holiday island have been forced to slash prices with rooms left vacant and beaches almost empty.
The Geographical Dictation of the Russian Geographical Society will be held for the fifth time in Russia and abroad on October 27, 2019. The dictation will be held at 5,831 venues in 109 countries, including Russia, the UK, Austria, Iran, Egypt, Japan, Australia and others.
About 20 squirrels will be introduced in Sutherland Park in northeast Scotland as part of a larger-scale red squirrel reintroduction project, as per a report by stv.tv.
On October 23, St. Petersburg has launched a food waste minimisation initiative at 10 public catering facilities (cafes and restaurants), aimed at discharging residuals. The experiment is within the scope of the national «Ecology» project.
The first ever Russia-Africa summit, which concludes today in Sochi, will help create new connections between African countries and Russia, according to the official website of the Rosa Khutor ski resort, the host of the event.