Happy New Year 2019

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At villasreservation.com, we would like to wish everyone a very happy new year. Also we like to thank the travelers, villa owners, affiliate partner (booking.com) and travel agents for the business and co-operation in 2018. We recommend holiday makers to go new destinations, seek new adventures, meet new people and inspire others in the new year to explore our beautiful planet. Happy New Year !

More number of vacationers recorded in Italy

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Tourism in Italy is thriving, as the latest statistics show an additional record year for the country with more than 420 million visitors in 2017. The 4.4 percent increase in vacationist numbers since the last record was set
in 2016 is well above the European average. Tourists passes will especially rise from Switzerland, the Middle East area and also Australia and New Zealand, said the poll of 1,613 tourism providers. There was a 2.8 percent rise in the number of people residing in Italian hotels, with an average stay of 2.9 nights recorded per customer. 2017 was referred to as the Italian Year of the Village.

Muraka very first underwater villa

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The Muraka is the worlds very first Submerged villa. The 600-tonne construction was built in Singapore before being shifted in three parts to the Maldives by ship. It expense US$15 million and also took two years to develop. The Muraka is perfect for group travel with two floors; on the top, you’ll discover an incorporated living room with a kitchen area, bar and also dining room, master bedroom with a bathroom, powder room as well as ocean-facing bathtub, additionally a different bedroom with two twin-size beds. It’s completely air-conditioned with Wi-Fi as well as electricity, even underwater. All meals are included at The Muraka can feast similar to royalty by having their very own private chef. The Muraka has already been acquiring inquiries as well as bookings from all over the world.

Christmas season on record in Bathlehem

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The most fantastic season is preparing up to be the best bustling time for vacation tourism yet in Bethlehem, since the historic Middle Eastern city is going through the most frantic Christmas season on record to date. The
Palestinian Ministry of Tourism revealed that hotel rooms in  Jesus’ birthplace are virtually completely reserved for the holiday vacation. According to the outlet, resort occupancy prices are likely to outnumber 95 percent at the end of the month, since guests from across the world fill in throughout the one of the holiest occasions of the Christian calendar year.

Finalists in UN travel-tech contest are Israeli

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Israeli startups Refundit, Pruvo, SeeVoov and Howazit captured four of the 10 finalist slots in the inaugural United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) startup contest. This really is an important victory for companies in the field of tourism technological innovation in Israel, which position Israel as a worldwide leader in the domain. Run teamed with Spain’s biggest tourism company, Globalia, the competitors seeks to recognize startups that could lead the transformation of the tourism industry. All 10 finalists will get sponsored participation as well as networking possibilities at FITUR, the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid on January.

Top 20 most visited cities by Euromonitor International

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1. Hong Kong
2. Bangkok, Thailand
3. London, England
4. Singapore
5. Macau
6. Paris, France
7. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
8. New York City, USA
9. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
10. Shenzhen, China
11. Phuket, Thailand
12. Istanbul, Turkey
13. Delhi, India
14. Tokyo, Japan
15. Rome, Italy
16. Antalya, Turkey
17. Taipei, Taiwan
18. Guangzhou, China
19. Mumbai, India
20. Prague, Czech Republic

Second most visited tourist spot in Uk

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YORK was the second most traveled to city in the united kingdom for vacationers in 2018, York emerged second surpassing superior cities like Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds as well as Newcastle. A vacation marketplace company, and discovered that the 50 per cent of individuals surveyed had been to York in 2018. A filled occasions as well as festivals program in 2018, together with plenty of good weather conditions over the summer season, possess only reinforced York’s attraction. world class attractions, retailers,and also restaurants, along with the attractiveness of North Yorkshire on the front doorstep making the city an excellent selection for tourists.

Santorini, a perfect wedding destination in Europe

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More than one thousand weddings of young couples from other nations happened on the stunningly gorgeous Greek island of Santorini this past summer time raises each year. Concerning total visitor numbers for the summer months of 2018,  the Santorini mayor declared that around 2.5 million individuals visited the island. Santorini authorities shown data explaining present tourism trends on the island, touting it particularly as a marriage destination to select for most. Sixty percent of overseas lovers who get married in Santorini are British, based on island information.