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'Hidden costs of tourism' exposed  Travel Weekly UK

A new report on “the hidden costs” of tourism warns the industry is “on a shaky foundation” in many destinations and problems of over-tourism “will become ...


Booming Global Travel And Tourism Is Driving Economies And Job Growth Despite U.S.-China Trade Strains  Forbes

The travel and tourism sector grew more in 2018 than all other economic sectors but one, adding a record $8.8 trillion to the world's combined Gross Domestic ...


Tourism is damaging the ocean. Here's what we can do to protect it  World Economic Forum

When properly planned and managed, sustainable tourism can contribute to improved livelihoods, inclusion, cultural heritage and natural resource protection.


More Tourists Are Flocking to the Bahamas Than Ever Before  Travel+Leisure

The Bahamas are hotter than ever. No, we're not talking about the weather. The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation reported historic visitor numbers for ...


Santa Monica Travel & Tourism Launches Complete Guide to Street Art Murals  Santa Monica Daily Press

Santa Monica is an arts and culture hub, home to more than 120 street art murals all within its 8.3 square miles and eight neighborhoods. The murals are ...


Travel, tourism contribute to Egypt's GDP by 11.9%  Egypttoday

CAIRO – 19 March 2019: World Travel &Tourism Council (WTTC) issued a report revealing that the travel and tourism sector's contribution to the Egyptian gross ...


Travel and tourism industry generated record-breaking $8.8 trillion in 2018  Kiwi.com

The global travel and tourism sector has never been as booming as it is right now. According to a new report published by the World Travel and Tourism Council ...


Reimagining tourism for the future | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally.


Ground innovation, part 3: A driverless future in travel and tourism  PhocusWire

In the third part of our series on ground transportation we consider the impact of autonomous vehicles on the travel industry.


African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained.


Paradise lost? Travel and tourism industry takes aim at plastic pollution but more action needed  UN Environment

With some of the world's most beautiful beaches paying a heavy price for our plastic addiction, the travel and tourism industry is taking action to reduce its plastic ...


Gambling is big business in tourism | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That's why casino tourism is such a.


Cornwall Tourism attending Travel & Vacation Show - Choose Cornwall  Choose Cornwall

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall Tourism will be promoting fun events and experiences in the area at the Travel and Vacation Show in the nation's capital this ...


Medical Tourism- Its Exciting Benefits & Travel Destinations  Thrive Global

Traveling to a foreign country in order to receive medical treatment is considered medical tourism. Those who opt for this kind of arrangement usually do it in ...


New research shows South Africa as Africa's largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018  Travel Daily News International

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in Africa, ...


Botswana's tourism sector grows 3.4 pct in 2018: report - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

GABORONE, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Botswana's tourism sector grew 3.4 percent in 2018, injecting at least 2.7 billion U.S. dollars into the southern African ...


Sweetwater County Travel & Tourism Event Mentioned in New York Times  SweetwaterNOW.com

Jenissa Meredith, Executive Director of Sweetwater County Travel & Tourism (SWTT), presented the 2018 annual report to Rock Springs City Council this week.


Insight Into Local & State Tourism Industries Offered During Event  WHMI

The local tourism landscape was laid out during a recent event. The Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau (LCCVB) hosted its Partner Meeting in ...


WTTC: South Africa Africa's largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018 | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in.


AirAsia's 'Get off in Thailand' ads draw outrage for appearing to promote sex tourism: report  Fox News

Budget Malaysian carrier AirAsia on Tuesday said it has pulled advertisements that were criticized for appearing to promote sex tourism in Thailand.


Talks on for passport-free travel for Russians  Daily Sabah

Turkey and Russia are holding talks to allow Russian citizens to travel to Turkey without a passport, the Turkish foreign minister said Monday. "We've started ...


Tourism for everyone seeing gradual growth in Japan  The Japan News

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Universal tourism, or tourism accessible to all people regardless of age, nationality, disability and other factors that may discourage ...


Tourism sector's indicators confirm we are on right track: PM  Egypttoday

CAIRO – 26 March 2019: “The tourism sector's indicators confirm the sector is taking steady stepson the right track and is gaining the confidence of tourists,” said ...


Oman Tourism announces participation in Riyadh Travel Fair  Trade Arabia

Oman's Ministry of Tourism has announced that it will be participating in the Riyadh Travel Fair, which will be held from March 28-30 at the Al Faisaliah Tower ...


SA to open for tourism again as controversial travel laws change  Citizen

However, the Southern African Tourism Services Association is questioning the practicality of at least one of the relaxed regulations for children. The home ...


Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

Ethiopia's Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council's.


WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery  MercoPress

Travel & Tourism can be a major growth sector for the UK after Brexit, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).


Justin Bieber blamed for too many tourists at Iceland canyon, forcing its closure  USA TODAY

Iceland's Fjadrargljufur canyon, featured in Justin Bieber's 2015 "I'll Show You" music video, is being loved to death. So the country is closing it.


Northern Cyprus: Visiting a country that doesn't exist  CNN

Travelers to northern Cyprus, which is only recognized by the government of Turkey, will find wild donkeys, mountain-top castles and enchanting beaches ...


Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels' occupancy, revenue down in February 2019 | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available.


Tour operators woo foreigners for poll tourism  IndiaPost.com

KOLKATA: Bolstered by an encouraging trend in the last general elections and subsequent state assembly polls, many tour operators and travel companies are ...


Space: The Final Travel Commerce Frontier  pymnts.com

“Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new ...


5 things to know about agri-tourism before you book your next holiday  Pebble Magazine

We discuss the importance of agri-tourism with Believe, the team who are launching a sustainable Greek retreat Aroha, with the ethos of paying-it-forward.


Tourism Managers on the move: New GM at Avani Seychelles | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

The Avani Seychelles Barbarons Beach Hotel & Spa has welcomed Nico Vivier as its new General Manager. Nico Vivier arrives in Seychelles with a wealth.


Behind BuzzFeed travel brand Bring Me's Spanish and Portuguese expansions  The Drum

BuzzFeed-owned travel brand Bring Me! has launched Spanish and Portuguese-language accounts that could substantially grow its potential audience by ...


Barack Obama to headline travel and tourism conference  Fox News

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce that the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama, will be a guest of ...


Telling Wisconsin's tourism story  Madison.com

Meaney is taking an analytical approach as she tries to further grow the state's tourism economy.


Mother Russia: South Florida sees a boom in 'birth tourism'  ABC News

Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship.


Sharjah woos Russian tourists at Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is further boosting its presence in Russia's tourism sector following the surge in tourist.


Tourism industry fears 'no-deal' Brexit will cost it billions  Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Travel specialists say the overseas tourism industry could lose billions over the next five years if Britain crashes out of the European Union ...


Brexit: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery  Travel Daily News International

Travel & Tourism can be a major growth sector for the UK after Brexit, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The research ...


Confab seeks new directions for Nigeria’s travel, tourism industry  The Punch

All is set for the hosting of a conference that will bring all stakeholders in the travel and tourism industry together to discuss ways to transform Nigeria's tourism ...


Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM London, will once again recognize the success of national, regional and city.


American reality show celebrity promotes Taiwan's tourism | Culture | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News Channel

San Francisco, March 24 (CNA) An American reality show celebrity promoted tourism in Taiwan and talked about his travel experience in the country at the ...


Climate change endangers the Galapagos and the Florida Reef. Tourism makes it worse.  Vox.com

"Last-chance tourism" is hastening the decline of destinations like the Florida Reef and the Galapagos Islands.


Thomas Cook encourages voting in India by offering discounts for travel  The Drum

Thomas Cook is incentivising migratory Indians to travel home to vote this year, by offering discounts for return flights if they can prove they are going to vote.


Tourism Talks: Santa Monica Travel & Tourism Contest Offers Local Resident Chance to Experience Film Independent Spirit Awards  Santa Monica Daily Press

By Misti Kerns. While the Academy Awards garner international limelight, Santa Monica also celebrates cinema with a celebration of its own with the Film ...


Tourism to become a US$50 billion industry in India | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

Technology and tourism were in focus at a meeting held on March 6 organized by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), during which speakers.


Aussies Rhys Nicholson and Tamara Whiteman star in California tourism campaign  mUmBRELLA*

Los Angeles Tourism and San Francisco Tourism have launched a joint marketing campaign featuring comedian Rhys Nicholson and travel influencer Tamara.


Beach Hotels Market To Boost In Travel and Tourism To Reach $201, 359 Million With CAGR Of 3.2% To 2023 | Top Market Players ITC Limited, Four Seasons Holdings INC., IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group PLC), Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Marriott International  World Gazette

The global beach hotels market size was estimated to be $163, 296 million in 2016, and is projected to reach $201, 359 million in 2023, growing at a CAGR of ...


Sisi praises UNWTO's support towards Egypt's tourism: Spokesperson  Egypt Independent

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has praised the United Nations World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) role in supporting Egypt's tourist sector worldwide.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Abu Dhabi Tourism signs deal with Expo 2020 Dubai  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the organisers of Expo 2020.


Iceland beauty spot Fjaðrárgljúfur closing to tourists  CNN

The canyon of Fjaðrárgljúfur in Iceland, which made an appearance in a Justin Bieber music video, is closing to tourists following environmental concerns about ...


Iran's government wants to save tourism using cryptocurrencies  CoinGeek

Looking for relief from sanctions, Iran has an idea to use cryptocurrencies to draw in more tourism.


Tourism expert says 'storytelling' is the best way to reach a global market  MLive.com

The annual Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism is March 5-7, 2019 in Traverse City where industry professionals gather to network and talk ...


Adventure travel tourism in Namibia: Did we learn much?  New Era Live

A good seven or ten years back the world converged on Namibia with 650 hotel bookings culminating into a total audience of 700 [people] from around the ...


Greece's tourism jobs to exceed 1 million in 2019  Greek City Times

According to a study by the World & Travel Tourism Council, the tourism and travel sector in Greece grew by 6.9% in 2018, at a rate 3.5 times higher than the ...


Global Wellness Tourism Market to Reach USD 1,062.83 Billion by 2025: Hexa Research  PRNewswire

FELTON, California, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The global wellness tourism market is expected to reach USD 1,062.83 billion by the end of 2025.


Visitors to New Zealand to pay tourist levy and require 'eVisa'  Newshub

The decision was made to change the rules of entry to NZ in February.


Oman launches e-visa system to boost tourism  Saudi Gazette

MUSCAT — Oman is fast becoming one of the most favored tourist destinations in the GCC region, thanks to the government's intensive tourism campaigns led ...


Super fast travel using outer space could be $20 billion market, disrupting airlines, UBS predicts  CNBC

UBS believes there will be very lucrative ramifications from the space flight efforts currently led by Virgin Galactic, SpaceX and Blue Origin. A lengthy UBS report ...


Change in the making: WTTC Global Summit  Travel Weekly

This year's Global Summit is a more inclusive event focused on what tourism will look like in the future and spotlighting the people who will bring that future ...


Travel & Tourism Contributed $8.8 Trillion to Global Economy in 2018  GTP Headlines

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to the world economy in 2018.


Tourism officials are worried about Iceland's whaling  Quartz

Whaling will continue in Iceland for another five years, per new quotas released by the government last week, and the tourism industry is not happy about it.


Hawaii at a 'tipping point' of overtourism, travel experts claim  New York Post

Paradise may soon have no vacancies, if some Hawaiian travel experts are to be believed. In a paper published by the University of Hawaii (UH), researchers ...


Multi-sensory tourism venture makes attractions available for the vision impaired  Australasian Leisure Management

Cocky Guides, a new multi-sensory tourism venture offers eight tactile and sensory tours from Sydney, allowing vision impaired travelers unique experiences ...


Heading to Mexico for spring break? Here's a statistician's take on the risk vs. the reward  Fox News

With spring break upon us, is one of America's favorite foreign vacation spots really dangerous?


Travel, tourism industry major contributor to India's economic growth, says expert  United News of India

Uniindia: New Delhi, Mar 6 (UNI) Travel and Tourism Industry has emerged as one of the major contributors to India's GDP and is poised to become a 50 billion ...


Hawaii faces a ‘tipping point’ in tourism, and Southwest Airlines could bring relief  WFAA.com

HONOLULU — As Dallas-based Southwest Airlines ramps up its *service* to Hawaii with 28 daily flights by the end of May, the state is facing a problem in ...


Global Cultural Tourism Market Insights Report 2019 – 2025 : ACE Cultural Tours, Martin Randall Travel, Odyssey World, Responsible Travel – Industry Reports  industryreports24.com

The Global Cultural Tourism Market Research report presents a complete assessment of future trend, current growth factors, attentive opinions, facts, and ...


Five leading women in global tourism to receive IIPT awards  Travel Weekly UK

Five leading women in the international tourism sector will have their achievements honoured at the IIPT Global Awards for Empowered Women in Tourism next ...


The places suffering from ‘undertourism’, according to you  The Telegraph

In recent years we have heard a lot about 'overtourism' – the places that are struggling beneath the weight of their own popularity.


Spring break: Does South Padre Island boast the 'best beach' in Texas?  Fox News

Texas' "best beach" is the perfect spring break getaway if you're looking for mild-temperatures, pristine sandy beaches and lively atmosphere. And South Padre ...


Changing perceptions – travel & tourism in Pakistan  Daily Times

As an ardent and devoted Pakistani living in the UK, I had always imagined a time when Pakistan would be back on the global scene of tourism, and its ...


Work on World Tourism Alliance headquarters starts in Hangzhou  CGTN

The World Tourism Alliance (WTA) was initiated by China in 2017 under the theme of "Better Tourism, Better World, Better Life.”. The WTA is a global ...


Japan Adopts New Payments Tech in Response to Chinese Tourism Boom  Skift

Many visitors face a problem: Japan's restaurants and operators of activities and attractions typically don't accept the preferred digital payment methods Japan's ...


Holiday scam in UAE: Hundreds of expatriates lose millions of dirhams  gulfnews.com

Expats in UAE lose millions of dirhams in time-share scam; company doesn't exist.


19 best places to travel for the spring of 2019  CNN

Choosing between a world-class flower festival, Argentine wine harvest or trans-Africa road rally may be tough for travelers, but spring is calling and it's time to ...


In Greece, an Economic Revival Fueled by ‘Golden Visas’ and Tourism  The New York Times

ATHENS — Less than a year after Greece emerged from a multibillion-euro international bailout, Athens is witnessing an investor boom. Hip new hotels with ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Geneva welcomes 3.2m overnight visitors in 2018  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Geneva registered a record 3.2 million overnight stays in 2018, up 5.8 per cent over compared to figures recorded in 2017. After i.


SportPesa deals boosting Kenya's tourism sector  The Star, Kenya

Airlines, global hotel chains have also increased their sponsorship spend.


J&K Tourism, J&K Hoteliers Club organise Kashmir conclave in Mumbai to woo tourists  Greater Kashmir

a delegation of more than 40 members from the travel and hospitality sector of the State of J&K participated in the J&K Tourism Conclave. GK Web Desk


DNA Travel Looks to Promote Attica's Wine Tourism  GTP Headlines

DNA Travel, a Greek agency that offers experiential tours and thematic tourism packages, is supporting the efforts of the Attica Wine & Food Experience ...


US 'birth tourism' boom, as Russian women travel to the States to give birth  New Zealand Herald

Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship.


What does the future merging of medical and wellness tourism mean for Thailand?  TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific

Thailand is also a leading wellness tourism destination. The country is ranked 14th in the world, earning $12 billion per year from wellness.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Bahrain participates in Oman handicrafts exhibition  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) participated in the second International Handicrafts Exhibition, which was held under the pa.


China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market Outlook 2019-2024: Overview, Dynamics, Opportunities, Demand, Competitive Landscape and Discusses Major Trends, Growth, Assessment, Application, Development  industryreports24.com

China Outbound Tourism Market is expected to exceed US$ 163 Billion by 2024. Market growth can be attributed to factors such as increased affluence of ...


Indo-Pak tension: Travel, Tourism and Hotel expo postponed  Times of India

The Travel, Tourism and Hotels (TTH) exhibition that was scheduled to be held in Ahmedabad from March 1 to 3 has been postponed in the wake of the ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal get top recognition  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal has been recognised for excellence after winning numerous esteemed industry awards, further highlighting its ...


Tourism boom expected for extended May Day holidays  Global Times

With the extension of the upcoming May Day holidays from three to four days, China is expected to see a tourism boom that will mobilize 150 million tourists ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality New-age tech to create billion-dollar savings in tourism sector  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of IoT, robotics, art.


Adventure heading to new heights  Deccan Chronicle

Adventure is not just restricted to trying extreme sports, it also involves exploring their inner power and healing with nature.


Tourism Market to Set Phenomenal Growth by 2025 | BAC Sport, Great Atlantic Sports Travel  Gadget247News

HTF MI recently Announced Global Tourism study with 100+ market data Tables and Figures spread through Pages and easy to understand detailed TOC on ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality GCC mobile travel bookings up 110pc in 2018  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

The GCC region recorded a 110 per cent increase in mobile travel bookings in 2018, representing one-third of all transactions, according to a new.


Hopes for a flying start to Blackpool's tourism season derailed by Easter and May train disruption  Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool's tourism hopes have once again been derailed by new track disruption announced over the key Easter and May bank holiday periods.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Nominations open for the International Travel & Tourism Awards  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

The International Travel & Tourism Awards - which celebrates the best of travel and tourism around the world – will open nominations on.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Al Mouj Rayhaan by Rotana set for 2021 opening  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Al Mouj Rayhaan, the four-star hotel being developed by Oman-based Golden Group Holding and managed by hospitality group Rotana, is set to open i.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Hyperloop travel system to launch in Saudi Arabia by 2020  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Saudis are expected to begin using the latest transport technologies like Hyperloop by 2020, a report said. According to a report Saudi Gazette, the deputy ...


WTTC Impressed by Greek Tourism Sector Growth Rate  GTP Headlines

The Greek tourism sector is growing over three times faster than the wider economy, according to new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).


“NWRC's Open Day Opened Doors for Me” – Travel and Tourism Graduate Katherine  Derry Now

Travel and Tourism graduate Katherine Wilkinson says attending an Open Day at North West Regional College (NWRC) gave her the vital information she ...


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