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    Biggest tourism campaign unveiled to bring the world ‘Back to Bali’

    The post Biggest tourism campaign unveiled to bring the world ‘Back to Bali’ appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The time is right to ensure Bali is first and foremost in the mind of soon-to-be travellers. BALI’S major tourism stakeholders, spearheaded by Finns, have pulled together to create the biggest tourism campaign in the history of the island – ‘Back to Bali’. Bali has been closed to tourists for almost 12 months, which has decimated its tourism industry, and it’s no secret that tourism is the lifeblood of Bali. Charities such as Solemen Indonesia and Crisis Kitchen have been inundated with requests for help from thousands of…

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    Norwegian encourages travellers to ‘Break Free’ with biggest marketing campaign in UK

    The post Norwegian encourages travellers to ‘Break Free’ with biggest marketing campaign in UK appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), the innovator in global cruise travel with a 54-year history of breaking boundaries, announced the launch of its global brand campaign, “Break Free” in the UK, encouraging travellers to look towards the future when they can reconnect with the people – and places – they have missed most. The campaign, set to the well-known and uplifting lyrics of “I Want to Break Free,” by British music legends Queen, is the cruise line’s most significant investment in the UK market to date, highlighting the…

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    Fancy a voyage on the biggest cruise ship? You can now book it!

    The post Fancy a voyage on the biggest cruise ship? You can now book it! appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. This will be a big event for cruise fans! The first voyages of the biggest cruise ship ever built are now available for booking. Royal Caribbean on Tuesday began taking reservations for the initial sailings of its much-awaited, soon-to-debut Wonder of the Seas, the fifth vessel in its ground-breaking Oasis Class series. At 236,857 tons, Wonder of the Seas will be nearly 4% bigger than the current size leader in the cruise world, Royal Caribbean’s 3-year-old Symphony of the Seas. It will be able to hold…

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    How the Maldives became the biggest 2020 international tourism success story

    (CNN) — In most destinations, being a million tourists short over the previous year would be a huge cause for concern, the result of a horrible natural disaster. But that was before 2020, and before the coronavirus pandemic changed the way we travel forever. The Maldives, an Indian Ocean island archipelago practically synonymous with romance, normally sees north of 1.7 million visitors per year. In 2020, it had around 500,000. And despite the significant decrease, it marks one of the most successful tourism stories amid the pandemic. While many other destinations slammed their borders closed, the Maldives chose to fully reopen to travelers from any country, regardless of the status…

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    UK slips down list of biggest tourism markets after suffering 62.5% fall in GDP contribution

    The post UK slips down list of biggest tourism markets after suffering 62.5% fall in GDP contribution appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Latest data from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows the UK fell out of the top five biggest travel and tourism markets in 2020, after suffering a punishing GDP fall of 62.5%. The fall from fifth place in 2019 to eighth position in 2020 saw it sustain one of the biggest collapses of the 10 largest Travel & Tourism markets, due to continuing travel restrictions, and unnecessary and crushing quarantines. Meanwhile, the US maintained its position as the largest global tourism market,…