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This year, Indian tourist arrival in Turkey is expected to rise!

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The Turkish Tourism Board located in India has declared lately that the number of Indian tourists travelling to Turkey has a possibility to reach almost 250,000 in 2019. The tourism board calculates that over 160,000 Indian tourists travelled to Turkey till December 2018. Also, they have claimed that with inauguration of the new Istanbul airport, the tourist number is hoped to increase even more.
To quote Deniz Ersöz, Culture & Tourism Counsellor, Turkish Culture and Tourism Office in India, “By the end of 2018, Turkey hosted more than 40 million tourists and as a result Turkey ranks 6th...
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This year, MICE tourism is expected to make 20 percent contribution to tourist arrival!

This year, MICE tourism is expected to make 20 percent contribution to tourist arrival!

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The tourism industry officials of Sri Lanka hopes that the contribution of MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibition) tourism to tourist arrivals in general to increase by 5 percent to 20-25 percent in 2019.
Sri Lanka Convention Bureau Chairman Kumar De Silva explained yesterday that they are confident in terms of MICE tourism contribution to the overall tourist arrivals will a minimum reach 20-25 percent this year from 15-20 percent recorded last year.
SLCB General Manager Inoshini Perera disclosed that MICE tourist arrivals reached 300,000 last year, contributing 15-20 percent...
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Nepal sees one million tourists last year boosted by increase arrivals

Nepal sees one million tourists last year boosted by increase arrivals

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Tourist arrivals in Nepal reached one million for the first time last year, boosted by increased visitors from India, China, the US, Sri Lanka and the UK.
The Himalayan nation saw the number of tourists go up nearly by 25 per cent as it welcomed a record high of 1,173,072 visitors in 2018.
Rabindra Adhikari, Nepal's tourism minister, called the new tourist numbers as “remarkable”.
Last year also saw record 807 climbers reach the summit of Mount Everest, including 563 summits from Nepal.
For Nepal, tourism is a major revenue earner and a huge source for its impoverished economy.
Fears for...
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Zimbabwe expects 2.8 million visitors this year

Zimbabwe expects 2.8 million visitors this year

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Has seen an increase in tourist arrivals in recent years. It risks losing out on the global tourism cake due to rising costs, with sector players warning this could deter potential visitors.
The government of Zimbabwe says it expects 2.8 million visitors this year, mostly from its traditional European source markets, but this target could be missed because of the high pricing regime which renders the country's tourism products uncompetitive as compared to other countries in the region.
The tourism is one of the country's biggest foreign currency earners, having raked in US$214,9 million in...
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