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Tanzania: Zanzibar Courts Tourists From Southeast Asia

Tanzania: Zanzibar Courts Tourists From Southeast Asia

By Apolinari Tairo Zanzibar is courting Indonesian businesses to invest in the island’s tourism industry. Zanzibar President Ali Mohammed Shein said his government aims to attract 500,000 tourists annually by 2020 from Indonesia and other southeast Asian states. President Shein visited Indonesia and invited investors to venture into seaweed cultivation, ...

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Tourism Selangor pilots local experts programme

Tourism Selangor pilots local experts programme

The initiative could help generate supplementary income for hosts in rural communities; rice transplanter in Sekinchan, Selangor Tourism Selangor is piloting a state-endorsed initiative to train and certify locals in Sabak Bernam, Klang and Kuala Selangor as community experts to tourists. Training for the first batch of 26 locals in ...

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Sri Lanka’s top cop asks tourist police to learn Hindi, Chinese

Sri Lanka's top cop asks tourist police to learn Hindi, Chinese

Sri Lanka top cop asks tourist cops to learn foreign languages. (Source: Facebook/@tourismsrilanka.gov.lk) Sri Lanka’s Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundera has directed the country’s tourist police personnel to learn international languages including Hindi, Chinese and French as the tourism sector is set to be the biggest forex earner for ...

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Welcoming tourists

Despite the tension on Israel’s southern and northern borders over the past year, tourism to the country has continued to soar to new heights. The Ministry of Tourism announced that a record 2.4 million tourists entered the country from January to July, a 17% increase over the same period last ...

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