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24 Jun 16
Indonesia’s visa-free policy
  Indonesia’s visa-free policy   The government of the Republic of Indonesia has granted visa-free facility for 169 countries, special administration regions, or particular entities as...
17 Jun 16
IFT trains Cambodian tourism officials and heritage tour guides
The Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) has been organising a 7-day professional training programme from 14 to 20 June for the officials from APSARA National Authority and heritage tour guides of...
09 Jun 16
Press Release
UNWTO addresses the impact of new technologies on the tourism sector in Japan
The 28th Joint Commission’s meeting discussed UNWTO’s Programme of Work for Asia and the Pacific, the link between tourism and security, and the ethical approach of the sector. The Conference was the...
30 May 16
IFT in collaboration with UNWTO to provide training for Cambodian Tourism Department & heritage tour guides in June
On 30 May 2016, Dr. Alexis Tam, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of Macao SAR Government and Mr. Tith Chantha, Secretary of State of Tourism of the Kingdom of Cambodia, signed a Memorandum of...
27 May 16
IFT and Cornell University School of Hotel Administration co-organise Executive Development Programme on “Leadership and Motivation”
In order to provide diversified training opportunities for industry professionals and enhance management quality of the local service industry, Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) and Cornell...
20 May 16
Press Release
First World Conference on Tourism for Development: Premier Li of China calls for higher financing for development in tourism
Premier Li Keqiang emphasized tourism’s capacity to stimulate economic growth, create jobs and foster inclusive development. “As we look for new drivers of growth, tourism has a very important role...
19 May 16
Press Release
1st World Conference on Tourism for Development opens this week in Beijing
The conference is expected to bring together 1.000 public and private representatives from over 100 countries to discuss tourism’s role in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a...