13 february, 2020
By Najib Senhadji
Meknes, ranked “World Heritage of Humanity”, with Volubilis, is a prized destination owing to its historic monuments, its medina, its surrounding areas, its cultural life, its rich rural products and its renowned gastronomy.
A town of memory, Meknes harbours outstanding patrimonial treasures: mosques, medersas (theological schools), palaces, gates, museums, mausoleums, fountains, galleries, souks and handicraft bazaars.
The town was founded in the 10th century bearing the name of Meknessa Ezzeitoun, by the Zénète Meknassa tribe. It combines tradition and modernity perfectly while offering the visitor a unique urban setting, a real open-sky museum with its medina, its ramparts and gardens.
Meknes has remained the town where Muslims, Jews and Christians lived and still live together in tolerance and total harmony.
The region of Meknes...
13 february, 2020
Turkish hoteliers' income and hotel prices in Turkey reached a three-year record in 2019. Nevertheless, the hotel sector expects an increase in tourist flow in 2020.
The Turkish Hotel Association (TÜROB) has published a final report of the sector in 2019. According to the industry Association, the hotel industry in Turkey last year added in all three key indicators: average load, average room price (ADR) and average room income (RevPAR). These indicators have become maximum over the past three years.
The most successful destinations in Turkey are Istanbul and Antalya. The average occupancy indicator in Istanbul increased by 3,9% to 74% in 2019, the average daily room price was 89,6 Euros (+ 9,3%), room income increased by 13,6% to 66,3 Euros.
In Antalya, the average occupancy indicator during the year was 65,7% - an increase of 1,8% compared with the previous year. Prices...
22 january, 2020
1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also forecast for 2020, confirming tourism as a leading and resilient economic sector, especially in view of current uncertainties. By the same token, this calls for such growth to be managed responsibly so as to best seize the opportunities tourism can generate for communities around the world.According to the first comprehensive report on global tourism numbers and trends of the new decade, the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, this represents the tenth consecutive year of growth.All regions saw a rise in international arrivals in 2019. However, uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the collapse of Thomas Cook, geopolitical and social tensions and the global economic slowdown all contributed to a slower growth in 2019, when compared to the exceptional rates of 2017...
25 november, 2019
The historic and charming city of Solin on Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, build on the location of ancient city of Salona, and the company "FISCALIS" specialized in cultural and tourism marketing, with a tradition of over 40 years hosted the 26th INTERSTAS, the 22nd ITF’CRO-International Tourism Film Festival and the 17th CEA-CRO 2019, all three international events, already traditional, internationally affirmed multimedia festivals with a world-renowned reputation, as unique manifestations of this kind in Croatia.
The main motive is the encouragement of presenting local, regional, national destinations and regions, with motivation for traveling, visiting and getting to know different areas around the world. This event entirely contributes to development of tourism, cultural and historical heritage, quality and quantity of tourism offer, development of congressional, cultural,...