In view of the growing popularity of Munsyari in the upper Himalayan region in Pithoragarh district as a bird watching destination, a multi-purposebird tourism centre is being developed at the eco park, Divisional Forest Officer Vinay Bhargava said on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Uttarakhand’s Munsyari to welcome a bird tourism centre soon
“We have no idea how this is going to pan out,” he said. He will be bringing his 14 permanent employees out of furlough but is keeping another 10 seasonal workers waiting to hear if they have a job this summer. … [Read more...] about France’s tourism industry asks itself: can we save summer?
Saebel: Local tourism can certainly offer a certain supply of customers; however, with the massive hotel expansion which we have experienced over the last few years, it is impossible to fill rooms in a profitable way. We certainly see reluctance in F&B sectors, with once crowded restaurants currently sparsely occupied. During times of emergency, people tend to lean toward frugality and the luxury of a hotel stay becomes an unnecessary expense. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
Some localities have significant declines in tourism revenue, including the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau (72.9 percent), the south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa (68.2 percent), HCMC (66.1 percent), the northern province of Quang Ninh (65.4 percent), the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho (59 percent), Hanoi (54.8 percent), the north central province of Thanh Hoa (54.6 percent), the central coastal province of Binh Dinh (54.2 percent), Da Nang City (53.1 percent) and the northern coastal city of Hai Phong (32.5 percent). … [Read more...] about Tourism revenue reaches VND8,300 billion in the first five months
Also, milestone for the industry was the government’s decision to give a tax break for the creative industry. The gesture, which was in fulfillment of the promise made by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, represented by the then Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, at the opening of the Creative Industry Financing Conference in Lagos, to grant the industry ‘Pioneer Status’ was greeted with resounding applause on the part of the stakeholders who described it as a ‘welcome development.’ But one doubts if the policy has been fully implemented. … [Read more...] about Entertainment industry in 5 years: More talks, more promises, more committees!