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Asia/Singapore Tuesday, 16th April 2024
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UN Tourism opens calls for this year’s Best Tourism Villages

UN Tourism, rebranded from UNWTO, has opened applications for the 2024 edition of its Best Tourism Villages initiative. The initiative, launched in 2021, is one...

UNWTO Best Tourism Villages 2023 list grows with 54 new additions

The third edition of the UNWTO Best Tourism Villages programme has recognised 54 villages from all regions in a ceremony on October 19 during the UNWTO...

India sets out tourism villages ambition

A number of Indian states have identified rural tourism as a vital area for promoting sustainable experiences. India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu, which recently...

Japan takes farm stay route to enliven rural areas, boost inbound...

Japan is aiming for international tourists to spend 700,000 guest nights on farm stays annually by 2025 as part of efforts to revitalise rural...

Japan welcomes visitors to experience the remote island life

Some of Japan’s most remote and uninhabited islands are now open to overnight international visitors seeking a “survival experience.” The project, run by Tokyo-based company...

TTG Conversations: Five Questions with Sandra Carvao, UNWTO

There is a huge opportunity for tourism to help rural areas by improving the well-being of residents, maintaining population, creating jobs, and even reviving...

Japan to develop rural destinations for potential luxury tourism

Eleven rural destinations in Japan, from Hokkaido to Okinawa, will receive intensive support this fiscal year to attract more luxury travellers. The move by...

UNWTO digs deeper to uncover more top tourism villages

Following two successful editions of its hunt for the world’s most outstanding tourism villages that are able to drive rural development and local well-being,...

Sabah’s community-based tourism answers market’s call for conscious travel

Travel operators, agents and corporate groups will find meaningful and sustainable itineraries that allow for travellers to immerse in the local culture and give back to the community

Philippines points travellers towards rural tourism

The Philippine government is placing a greater emphasis on countryside tourism and aims to increase tourists’ average length of stay beyond 10.5 days and...

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