As the Hajj comes to an end, Saudi Arabia is building major tourism plans

As Muslim devotees embark on a second Hajj pilgrimage restricted by coronavirus restrictions, Saudi Arabia is pushing ahead with its plans to resume the kingdom’s burgeoning secular tourism sector as part of its ongoing efforts to diversify its economy away from fossil fuels. Religious tourism has traditionally been one of the few ways to enter … Read more

Regional travel drives tourism in Davao

THE Davao Region relies on intra- and inter-regional travel and the improvement of its tourism products to stimulate the recovery of the tourism industry. In a webinar organized by the Davao Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. on Wednesday, Tanya Rabat Tan, Director of the Department of Tourism (DoT) – Region 11 (Davao Region) said … Read more

European cities are redefining tourism destinations for the post-pandemic boom

An indefinite reduction or interruption in tourism has put pressure on destination marketing organizations during the pandemic. At the same time, tourism guides need to prepare for a rebound in travel, plan to distribute visitors to less frequented areas, and figure out how to meet sustainability and diversity goals. “For many years, travel destinations have … Read more