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Nepal Tourism Board Announces ‘Travel Year’: Destinations Pulse for April 12, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | April 12, 2016

Nepal Tourism Board Announces ‘Travel Year’: Destinations Pulse for April 12, 2016

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New travel campaign targets domestic travelers at a time when the number of international travelers has decreased. Officials say that the timing for this type of promotion make sense.


Egypt just released a six-part tourism plan in order to bring visitors to the region and now officials are saying that they are hoping for a tourism boom in 2017.

French tourism is taking a very different angle to encourage travelers to head to the country. France is targeting British “naturists” with English section on its tourism website.

Alaska is creating an 800-mile adventure tourism gateway from the Arctic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean that follows the Trans-Alaska pipeline right-of-way. Still a work in progress, several nonprofit organizations are working to gain access to create the trail.

 India and the Maldives have signed an agreement to work together on several initiatives including tourism. The tourism memorandum includes the expansion of bilateral cooperation, exchange of information and data related to travel. 


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