The New Year calls for new destinations.
Don’t worry, the world’s most iconic tourist hotspots aren’t going anywhere. So, make a resolution to instead venture from the beaten path in 2018.
It’s time to experience that bucket list destination you never knew you had.
By 2030, there could be 1.8 billion tourists – just over one in five persons in the world – travelling around the globe, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has said.
Speaking with UN News, Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of UNWTO, highlighted the role of travel and tourism in impacting global developments and making the world a better place.
France and Germany have topped a new sustainable tourism index from The Economist Intelligence Unit.
The index, sponsored by Chinese tourism conglomerate HNA, is the first of its kind to compare countries on their commitment to develop and promote sustainable practices in tourism.
The company recently started managing the 73 rooms Summit Hotel, a Nepali styled boutique hotel, located 7 km from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Located in the midst of the Valley, yet in a serene and beautifully landscaped location at Kupondole Height, the hotel carries a heritage of 35 years of gracious hospitality and service.
October 31st has been designated by the United Nations as World Cities Day, with the theme ‘Innovative Governance, Open Cities’. To mark the occasion, TravelBird releases a study to further the discussion about sustainable tourism and global urbanization. Singapore is revealed as the most welcoming city, successfully managing their high visitor levels with the best airport in the world and cultivation of a safe city ecosystem.