• National Coastal Tourism Academy in UK introduces new online tourism training course

    20 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    UK training provider the National Coastal Tourism Academy has launched a new online course and information portal to help customer-facing staff working on England's coasts to better understand the areas they work in and the English coast.
    Known as England's Coast Ambassador, the learning centre provides facts about local tourist attractions, events and activities for each area and a quiz with 10 multiple choice questions for workers to test their knowledge on the area they work in and others.
    There are ten courses in total, including ones on Northumberland, Yorkshire, the East Coast, the...
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  • Global leading online tourism companies working to expand their offerings in emerging markets

    Global leading online tourism companies working to expand their offerings in emerging markets

    20 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    As per a study by One Hour Translation, the largest online translation agency in the world, which sampled 10 leading tourism websites, the world's leading online tourism companies are working to expand their offerings to emerging markets in former Soviet bloc, Middle Eastern and East Asian countries. The study reviewed the websites of Booking.com, Trip Advisor, Expedia, Hotels.com, Kayak, Agoda, SkyScanner, Trivago, Couchsurfing, and Accor Hotels.
    The study said that websites directing the most efforts to localizing their content in languages other than English in order to increase their...
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