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Getting The Word Out About The $8.8 Trillion Global Tourism Industry  Forbes

Travel and tourism accounts for one in 10 jobs worldwide and last year generated $8.8 trillion in GDP. Newly appointed World Travel & Tourism Council director ...


Second shortlist unveiled for WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards 2019 | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

The second line-up of shortlisted candidates for the International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM, is revealed today (Thursday 15.


Travel need not be too pricey — Tourism Today  Press of Atlantic City

As valuable as travel can be, many people feel they cannot afford it. However, there are ways to travel on a budget and still have fun.


Portugal's luxury hotel sector catching up with tourism boom  Travel Weekly

As Portugal's tourism boom nears the 10-year mark, its luxury and boutique hotel sector is just starting to hit its stride.


Is the cruise industry responsible for overtourism?  CNN

Cruise operators say they're working to mitigate their impact on crowded destinations and the main problems lie elsewhere. But some parties concerned about ...


The Hottest Perk in Tourism: Making the Crowds Disappear  The Wall Street Journal

In Venice, Santorini, London and other tourist-heavy destinations, tour operators and hotels launch new efforts to help guests avoid the throngs.


How to Avoid Tourist Traps While Traveling  Lifehacker

Over on a recent post, we asked readers to tell us the worst tourist traps to avoid while traveling—and we learned several important things. For one, don't visit the ...


Recreation and tourism management degree online responds to travel sector needs  Penn State News

A commercial recreation and tourism management option of Penn State's bachelor of science in recreation, park and tourism management is being offered ...


The Travel & Tourism Game  Business Facilities Magazine

By the BF Staff From the July/August 2019 Issue. According to the U.S. Travel Association, 2.9 percent of the nation's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018 can ...


Dubai reports rise in first-half tourist numbers  The National

The number of international overnight visitors to Dubai increased by 3 per cent in the first half of 2019, to 8.36 million, according to new figures from the emirate's ...


PM Modi’s big push for domestic tourism, urges citizens to visit 15 Indian destinations  The Financial Express

"By 2022, before India celebrates its 75th year of independence, I would like to request that all of you should travel to at least 15 local tourist destinations," Modi ...


Virgin Galactic reveals futuristic outpost for space tourism  Travel Weekly

The once-empty hangar has been transformed into a custom-tailored headquarters where Virgin Galactic will run its commercial flight operations.


Kenya Tourism Shows Its Resilience After January’s Nairobi Attack  Skift

Seven months after al-Shabaab militants stormed the gates of the 14 Riverside Drive complex in the Westlands district of Nairobi, killing 21, the hotel Kenya has ...


Tobago Beyond campaign shortlisted for International Travel & Tourism Awards | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited's destination marketing campaign, “Tobago Beyond”, has been shortlisted in the International Travel & Tourism Awards.


Cuba feels the pinch of the Trump administration's travel restrictions  Los Angeles Times

Cuba's fledgling private sector, including cab drivers, tour guides, souvenir sellers and shop owners, is hurting from the Trump administration's travel restrictions ...


Travel, tourism summits scheduled for this fall  KRMG

TULSA - Most Oklahomans don't realize that the state and many of its cities rely heavily on tourism, and many small businesses don't know how to capitalize on ...


Not just Bali: Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites  Japan Today

Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world's largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or ...


VisitFlorida Sets Sights on Eco-Tourism Market  WCTV

By Capital News *Service* August 16, 2019. FLORIDA, (CAPNEWS) -- Florida continues to see record breaking tourism numbers, but with all that travel comes the ...


Governor's Conference on Tourism Coming to Huntsville  Huntsville Business Journal

Elected officials and tourism leaders throughout the state will gather in Huntsville for the 2019 Alabama Governor's Conference on Tourism. The conference ...


Second shortlist unveiled for International Travel & Tourism Awards  Trade Arabia

The second line-up of shortlisted candidates for the International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM, has been revealed. More than 90 ...


Wildlife tourism worth more  TTR Weekly

LONDON, 16 August 2019: Wildlife tourism directly contributed USD120.1 billion to global GDP, versus the USD23 billion in revenue attributed to the illegal ...


Travel industry news - International Travel & Tourism Awards unveils shortlist  TTG

90 entries have been nominated for the awards run by WTM.


On Canada's Via Rail, a return to the older — and let's be honest, better — way of traveling  Los Angeles Times

The train trip across Canada was a chance to see the land before it collapses in on itself.


Is Hong Kong safe? The impact of pro-democracy protests on tourism  Travel Daily

Over two months of occupying the streets with no peaceful conclusion in sight, Hong Kong extradition and pro-democracy protests put the country's tourism in ...


Where Libraries are the Tourist Attractions  The New York Times

In the past few years dozens have opened across the world, resembling nothing like the book-depot versions from the past.


The idea that climate change will "boost UK tourism" is a dangerous myth  Telegraph.co.uk

This week, weatherman Bill Giles suggested climate change would boost British tourism. The co-founder of Responsible Travel Justin Francis explains why this ...


Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica tourism plunging  Fox Business

Travelers mounting fears over some of the popular summer destinations such as Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica.


What they really think: America seen through the world's travel warnings  CNN

Close US allies have long warned their citizens about the risks of exploring the New World, with online advisories that often categorize domestic mass shootings ...


Tourism: One of the Main Driving Forces of Costa Rica's Economy  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - The Costa Rica News) Tourism in Costa Ricais one of the fastest-growing economic.


Hong Kong protests: Businesses dependent on tourism reel from massive income loss  CNA

HONG KONG: Dispensaries are a common sight in Hong Kong. They stock a variety of products including dried seafood, cosmetics and even infant ...


Association of National Tourist Offices joins African Tourism Board | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

ANTOR , the Association of National Tourist Offices and Representatives in the U.K. recently joined the African Tourism Board as a founding member. ANTOR.


Tourism in trouble: Hong Kong demos hit economy  Japan Today

Empty hotel rooms, struggling shops and even disruption at Disneyland: months of protests in Hong Kong have taken a major toll on the city's economy, with no ...


Tourism warning: Barcelona admits 'security crisis' as violence flares  Express.co.uk

BARCELONA officials have declared a “security crisis” as the Spanish city reels from a spate of violent murders and three near-fatal stabbings.


Cyprus: New 5-star hotels will boost luxury tourism  Travel Daily News International

Four new super luxury hotels will add a total of 2590 beds within four years, in the tourism industry of Cyprus. The new hotels will be in Limassol and Famagusta ...


Why do we Chinese love coming to America? Shhh! It's the shopping.  USA TODAY

Many Chinese such as me build visits to the U.S. around shopping excursions. They're seeking low prices and reliable products.


Amid convergence of ideas on tourism, travel and tech trends, Guam's greatest tourism asset is its people  The Guam Daily Post

In one day, the Guam Visitors Bureau hosted a convergence of valuable ideas and trends in travel, tourism and technology during a conference at the Dusit ...


MP Tourism all geared up to host Explore Satpura from Aug 23  Times of India

Madhya Pradesh Tourism is all set to start biking safari Discover Satpura from August 23. Recently, Minister of Tourism Division and Narmada Valley ...


Mass tourism: How we can live with it  SWI swissinfo.ch in English

I've been realizing that the position I took on mass tourism a few weeks ago deserves a second look.


Hong Kong tourism suffers from massive protests  Travel Daily

Hong Kong's tourism industry is feeling the paralyzing effect of the extradition protests as it enters its 10th week.


The story behind Nirvana Travel & Tourism's growth and success in the UAE  ArabianBusiness.com

What's the story behind your business? I gained a lot of experience during my career in travel, tourism and hospitality here in the UAE, where the country's ...


Der Tagesspiegel Hits Croatian Tourism, Highlights Fewer Tourists and Poor Accommodation  Total Croatia News

German daily newspaper Der Tagesspiegel poorly advertised Croatian tourism with the help of numerous reports from Croatian media this summer.


A year after creation, Tourism Council still doesn't have benchmarks to track its success  Virginia Gazette

More than a year after its creation, the Tourism Council still doesn't have the benchmark study officials have called critical to measuring the success of its tourism ...


Travel & Tourism News Features Potential of Croatian Medical Tourism  Total Croatia News

More international recognition of the potential of Croatia's medical tourism industry in a featured article in Travel & Tourism News.


Dubai Tourism conducts three-city India roadshow  Travel Daily

In order to strengthen relationships with the leading travel agents and tour operators to boost Indian arrivals to Dubai as part of the 2019 marketing strategy, ...


Iran puts priority on Travel and Tourism Export | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

With sanctions in place against Iran by many western countries, the tourism industry has been selected as a top priority in cooperation between Iran and.


Turkish tourism booms with Eid al-Adha  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey's resort towns saw a 100 percent occupancy rate with the Eid al-Adha holiday, including the southern province of Antalya and Aegean province of Muğla, ...


Travel - The birthplace of modern nature healing  BBC News

In the 19th Century, Europeans travelled to Bled, Slovenia, to seek out the natural healing treatments of Arnold Rikli. Today, his methods are making a ...


Travel Advisors See U.S. Domestic Tourism Evolving Amid Inbound Woes  Skift

As growth in inbound tourism to the U.S. declines, Americans are picking up the slack, with travel advisors noting an uptick in U.S. clients seeking As growth in ...


New Utah Tourism Campaign Focuses On Sustainability 08/16/2019  MediaPost Communications

Utah's Moab Area Travel Council (Moab) is introducing what the organization calls a first-of-its-kind initiative to flip the role of destination marketing from ...


Tourism Authority of Thailand goes mobile  Travel Daily

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched its latest promotional initiative, 'TAT Mobile Car' to deliver information to tourists as they tour the capital ...


Travel & Tourism Bureau offers grant assistance for tourism, recreational projects  Record Herald

Fayette County Travel & Tourism Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2020 Tourism Assistance Grant (TAG) Program. Funds are available to nonpro.


Four countries have just been granted visa-free access to South Africa  The South African

Visitor from Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and New Zealand now no longer have to worry about applying for a visa when visiting South Africa.


Tourism is hot again this year | News Paid  Curry Coastal Pilot

Traffic is crazy, along U.S. Highway 101 from Crescent City north up through Brookings-Harbor and Gold Beach.


Man charged with murder of Australian tourist Sean McKinnon faces New Zealand court  The Guardian

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the camper van attack in the North Island surfing town of Raglan.


Tourism Institute sees surge in applications  Times of Malta

The Institute of Tourism Studies has extended its applications deadline to the end of the month after receiving a surge of interest. It said on Saturday that it has ...


Nirvana Travel & Tourism launches cargo unit - Business, Nirvana Travel And Tourism, Air Cargo  Logistics Middle East

The travel agency will be opening offices in the USA and Australia - Business, Nirvana Travel And Tourism, Air Cargo.


'Transformation for Tourism Evolution' lands in the Caribbean  Travel Daily

Significant advantages arise for those tourism related companies that are able to transform through any diversity in order to remain competitive in today's ...


The Júcar gorge: Spain's very own grand canyon  The Guardian

This dramatic 40km limestone gorge, off the tourist track in rural Castilla-La Mancha, has historic villages and troglodyte dwellings and, now, a chic new cave ...


Are we ready for an inbound medical tourism industry?  The Australian Financial Review

While Australians are travelling abroad for cheap medical care, international visitors are coming here for quality care they can trust. Cyrus Tahir brought his mum ...


Susie Lee says legislation unlikely for resort fee controversy  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada Congresswoman Susie Lee views resort fees as a market-driven matter, and says that legislation banning them isn't likely anytime soon.


African Tourism Board is now in business  Travel Daily News International

African Tourism Board Chairman Cuthbert Ncube officially declared the African Tourism Board open and operational after less than 2 years in the making and ...


Travel News - Tourism sector in India requires deeper PPP engagement: ADTOI panel  TravelBizMonitor

A panel discussing how states can enhance domestic tourism through public private partnership (PPP) model, at the Association of Domestic Tour Operators of ...


Stunning beach closed after tourist spotted burying a NAPPY in the sand  The Sun

A BEACH popular with tourists was forced to close after a woman was spotted burying a nappy in the sand while her mother washed the child in the sea. Officials ...


Heritage Tourism Market 2019 In-depth Analysis by Leading Players: Expedia Group, Priceline Group, China Travel  Daily Research Chronicle

Heritage Tourism Market report from analysis Research Report Center consolidates the most important business information while highlighting essential and ...


‘The lake is dying’: Myanmar eco-tourism pioneer’s mission  South China Morning Post

Inle Lake was so clean you could wash in it when Yin Myo Su was growing up. A decade ago, alarmed by its low water quality, she launched efforts to clean it up ...


Not just Bali: Indonesia to develop more tourism sites  Bangkok Post

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia: Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on grey stone steps atop the world's largest Buddhist temple, occasionally ...


Jim Corbett: PM Modi's Man Vs Wild trekking trail with Bear Grylls to become a tourist draw  The Financial Express

Jim Corbett National Park is home to as many as 250 Bengal Tigers and is also a hub of diverse flora and fauna.


Kenya tourism still going strong after January Nairobi attack  East Africa Monitor

Tourism in Kenya is experiencing sustained growth with minimal long-term impact from a hotel attack in Nairobi that killed 21 people in January. On 15 January ...


The Many Places Claiming to Be the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’  History

Want to visit the original Seven Wonders of the World? Unfortunately you can't, because only one of them exists anymore. The original list—sometimes called ...


From Bundi to Gavi: 15 must-visit destinations to travel within India  The Indian Express

In his address to the nation on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to visit 15 tourist destinations within the country by 2022 to give a ...


The trouble with travel: what's being done to combat overtourism  The National

There's a growing rumble of discontent when it comes to travel. Komodo island, one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations and home to the world's ...


Travel News - Gujarat wants to use tourism in the hinterlands to create livelihood opportunities: Minister  TravelBizMonitor

Vasan Ahir, Minister of State for Tourism, Gujarat said that the government looks at tourism as a tool to create jobs and livelihood opportunities for the people in ...


Ladakh tourism: Here’s how govt is planning to boost travel industry in India’s newest UT  The Financial Express

The people of Ladakh seemed to welcome the move of becoming Union Territory (UT) and celebrated it in a traditional way.


Entries for first ever Africa Travel & Tourism Awards now open  Namibia Economist

Posted by Donald Matthys | Jul 22, 2019 | Tourism. Entries for first ever Africa Travel & Tourism Awards now open. The World Travel Market (WTM) has called for ...


Travel News - ADTOI demands GST exemption for domestic tourism  TravelBizMonitor

The Association of Domestic tourist Association of India (ADTOI) has demanded exemption of Goods and Services Tax (GST) for domestic tourism to encourage ...


Free tourist visas will be issued to tourists in Sri Lanka in an effort to boost tourism following terrorist attacks  The National Student

The Sri Lankan government will issue free tourist visas to visitors to Sri Lanka upon arrival, in an effort to boost tourism in the country. It is hoped that tourism will ...


Top up-and-coming holiday spots for Brits revealed – and Lviv offers the best value  The Sun

OVER-TOURISM and the plunging pound have taken the shine off some of Europe's top city break destinations this year. But there is a new generation of ...


Ctrip and Sicily Boost Tourism Co-operation with Strategic Partnership  GlobeNewswire

PALERMO, Italy, Aug. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ctrip, the largest online travel agency in Asia today announced a strategic partnership with Sicily that ...


Dubai to host TFest, first AI-powered travel event  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

TFest, the world's first AI-powered luxury travel festival to be hosted in Dubai in February 2020, has announced Dubai Tourism as its off.


Houston's Tourism and Arts industries receive a financial boost  Black Press USA

By Defender News *Service*. Houston First Corporation and Airbnb, the online home sharing platform, have announced a breakthrough agreement in which ...


Meeting of GMS Southern Tourism Corridor opens in Can Tho  Nhan Dan Online

NDO/VNA – Multilateral connectivity and cooperation in the formation of a high-quality tourist route was highlighted at the sixth Meeting of GMS Southern ...


Nirvana Travel & Tourism launches new cargo unit to meet high demand  ArabianBusiness.com

Nirvana Travel & Tourism has announced the launch of a new air, land and sea freight unit from its headquarters in Abu Dhabi in Breakwaters area. "The launch ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Sharjah Museums head participates in Mauritius art fair  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

The director general of Sharjah Museums Authority was invited as a special guest to a landmark event in the sphere of cultural, artistic and crea.


Travel and Tourism Spending Market Competitive Dynamics & Global Outlook 2020  Market News Store

The Global Travel and Tourism Spending Market research report offers an in-depth evaluation of all happenings in the Travel and Tourism Spending Market ...


Smooth sailing for tour operators & tourism boards onboard Lady Sandals for VIP event  Travelweek

TORONTO — There was plenty of good cheer and a lot of laughs onboard the Lady Sandals last night, as Maureen Barnes-Smith, Director of Sales & Marketing, ...


Which flight route makes the most money in the world?  The Thaiger

The world of aviation now has its first billion dollar route. That's a flight route that makes more money for an airline than any other. And for the first time that route ...


UK drops 4 Kenyan tourist destinations from its travel advisory list  Pulse Live Kenya

UK drops 4 Kenyan tourist destinations from its travel advisory list.


Venice will stop letting huge cruise ships dock in its historic center  CNN

Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center lagoon in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline.


Tourism Vancouver releases First-of-its-Kind Film Tourism AR Adventure  indiablooms

Vancouver: Tourism Vancouver has launched an immersive “Disney Descendants 3 in Vancouver AR Adventure", created by Vancouver-based QuestUpon.


Carnival cruise passenger in wheelchair rescued by 'selfless,' 'heroic' onlookers after falling from dock  Fox News

Not all heroes wear capes. A Carnival cruise passenger in a wheelchair fell off a dock in St. Thomas was rescued by two local men who are now being hailed as ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality M Hotel Downtown rebranded to Millennium Central  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

M Hotel Downtown by Millennium in Dubai, UAE will operate under the newest brand to Millennium Hotels & Resorts portfolio 'Millennium Central'. Situated at ...


BTA hires firm to boost air arrivals  Royal Gazette

A US-based firm of consultants has been signed up to help boost air arrivals, the head of the Bermuda Tourism Authority revealed yesterday.Kevin Dallas, the ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Adnec pumps $626.05m into Abu Dhabi economy in H1  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

The Mice sector in Abu Dhabi continues to generate revenue with the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) and Al Ain Convention Centre (AA.


M Hotel Makkah by Millennium gets top recognition  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, a five-star hotel located at the heart of the holy city of Makkah, has scooped up the “Best Value Luxury Hote.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Central Hotels launches new loyalty programme  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Central Hotels has announced the launch of an extraordinary loyalty scheme, 'VIP Loyalty Programme', opening a world of privileges fo.


Greek Tourism Ministry Looks to Support Samothrace After Ferry Trouble  GTP Headlines

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking for ways to support Samothrace, following problems that occurred with the island's ferry connection.


STR & Tourism Economics Further Downgrade US Hotel Performance Projections  Business Travel News

STR and Tourism Economics further downgraded their growth projections for the U.S. hotel industry after a previous downgrade in June. The companies had ...


Hat Yai seeks shot in medical tourism arm  Bangkok Post

If you mention medical tourism in Thailand, attention immediately shifts to Bangkok. However, calls are being echoed for the development of a medical tourism ...


Travel & Tourism Market- Holding a Market Share Of 36.5% In 2017 Of International Tourist Arrivals  TheWindReports

The travel & tourism market in North America is a mature and organized market and the second largest in the world. According to the UN World Tourism ...


British Tourism & Travel Show 2020  GTP Headlines

The British Tourism & Travel Show returns during 25-26 March 2020, with more inspirational exhibitors, *fresh content*, and exciting show features.


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