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  • Tuesday, October 20th 2020 - 09:30 UTC

    TRIP: How is the tourism voucher scheme launched in the Falklands

    Interested residents will be able to apply for the scheme by completing a registration form.

    Today, as part of a raft of recovery measures designed to support businesses and stimulate economic growth throughout the Falkland Islands during the global pandemic, the island’s government (FIG) is pleased to announce the launch of the Tourism Recovery Incentive Programme – or ‘TRIP’.

  • Thursday, September 24th 2020 - 09:20 UTC

    Falklands announces support schemes for the tourism industry

    Tourism is an increasingly important sector for the Falkland Islands: prior to Covid-19, the sector generated approximately £16 million in annual sales.

    The Falkland Islands Government provided details on Wednesday of a range of support schemes designed specifically to mitigate the effects of the global pandemic on tourism businesses, operators, and employees over the next twelve months, as well as prepare the sector to take advantage of renewed demand in 2021 and beyond.

  • Saturday, July 4th 2020 - 08:04 UTC

    Falklands' visitors growing satisfaction, according to TripAdvsor ratings

    ”We want operators of accommodation, tours and other tourism-related businesses to encourage their guests to leave reviews on TripAdvisor.”

    The Falkland Islands Tourist Board annual assessment of TripAdvisor ratings shows that the overall satisfaction of visitors to the Islands increased in 2019. There are almost 5,000 ratings of accommodation, attractions, pubs, restaurants, and tours in the Falklands on TripAdvisor, with 600 of these being posted over the last 12 months.

  • Friday, June 26th 2020 - 10:18 UTC

    Falklands' leisure tourist arrivals increase 7% and expenditure 12% in 2019/20

    Ms Middleton said: “we’re delighted with the strength of last season”. All the main markets performed well, with the exception of Argentina

    Leisure tourist arrival in the Falkland Islands reached 1,650, during the 2019-2020 season, up almost 7% on the previous year reports Steph Middleton, Executive Director, Falkland Islands Tourist Board.

  • Friday, June 12th 2020 - 12:56 UTC

    Falklands had a record breaking 2019/20 cruise season, with 72,836 visitors

    A total of 72,836 cruise passengers arrived in the Islands, up 16.5% on the previous season, reported Ms Middleton, Executive Director of the Falklands Tourist Board

    Despite being cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2019-2020 proved to be a record-breaking cruise season in the Falkland Islands. A total of 72,836 cruise passengers arrived in the Islands, up 16.5% on the previous season.

  • Monday, September 17th 2018 - 08:37 UTC

    Falkland Islands Seven (and main) Wonders for Visitors: the spectacular wildlife

    King Penguins led the wonder list, having polled some 2.500 visitors from 30 different countries

    Perhaps fittingly the King Penguin was chosen as number one in the Falkland Islands Tourist Board’s (FITB) 7 Wonders of the Falklands survey. Over the last three months FITB has asked past and present visitors to the Islands, as well as residents, what they would consider to be their seven wonders.

  • Sunday, September 16th 2018 - 18:09 UTC

    Would you discover these 7 wonders of the Falklands?

    Lifetime experiences in the Falkland Islands!

    What do you imagine when you hear about isolated islands in the middle of the Ocean? That’s right, the Falkland Islands are full of unique landscapes, species and many other wonderful revelations. Especially if you love nature, wild life and adventure!

  • Sunday, May 13th 2018 - 13:43 UTC

    Falklands attended the IAATO annual conference in United States

    Steph Middleton is Executive Director of Falklands Tourist Board; Carl Sudder is Tourism Coordinator at Sulivan Shipping and Chair of Falklands Travel Assoc.

    Falkland Islands tourism ambassadors Steph Middleton and Carli Sudder are returning from the United States after attending this year’s International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO) conference in Newport, Rhode Island. Steph Middleton is Executive Director of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board, while Carl Sudder is Tourism Coordinator at Sulivan Shipping and Chair of the Falklands Travel Association.

  • Friday, April 20th 2018 - 13:45 UTC

    Falklands celebrates the growing success of the tourism industry

    The biggest cheer of the night greeted the announcement that Jenny Luxton had won the Executive. Director’s Award for outstanding contribution to tourism.

    Government House was a welcoming venue on Tuesday night for the presentation of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board’s annual awards. In addition to the hopeful contenders from across the industry there were most of the 28 newly qualified tour guides waiting to receive certificates.

  • Friday, March 31st 2017 - 07:59 UTC

    Falklands Tourist Board launches new website

    “This website is our window to the world and we want to show the Falklands off in the best light”, said acting CEO of FITA, Stephanie Middleton (Pic FITB)

    The Falkland Islands Tourist Board (FITB) launched its new website earlier this week. Acting CEO of FITB Stephanie Middleton said: ”We are delighted to finally launch this site. It is driven by a detailed database of accommodation, restaurants, shops, attractions and events, which allows us to make changes and keep it fresh on a regular basis.

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