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How These Travel Hotspots Are Trying To Make Tourism Pay Its Own Way  Honolulu Civil Beat

From California to the Galapagos, overwhelmed tourist destinations are experimenting with ways to control the overflow and pay for repairing the damage.


Tourism Talks - Santa Monica Travel & Tourism Launches New Visitors Guide and Street Map  Santa Monica Daily Press

As the summer months are in full swing, sunny skies and warm weather have returned to the region. Many of us who live in Santa Monica will be hosting.


Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories  The Guardian

The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hope.


Dominican Republic reveals tourism safety initiatives  Travel Weekly

Dominican Republic minister of tourism Francisco Javier Garcia on Thursday said the country has taken measures to ensure the safety of tourists following ...


Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight  The Guardian

Holidaymakers' responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will come under parliamentary ...


Egypt bans travel to Saudi on new tourism visas  Middle East Monitor

Egyptian authorities have decided to ban passengers who hold Saudi tourism visas to attend the “Sea and Culture” festival in Jeddah from travelling. This came ...


Cuba sees tourism dropping after Trump travel restrictions  New York Post

Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5% this year in the wake of tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday and the ...


The latest trends in travel and tourism - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

With the rise of low-cost airlines and a growing middle class around the world, the tourist industry has changed immensely. Although traditional travel comprising ...


MPs investigate travel and tourism impacts  The Ecologist

Travel and tourism adds five per cent to global greenhouse emissions and could put the UK's net zero target at risk, committee says.


Plastic-free in Asia: the tourism businesses doing their bit  South China Morning Post

Companies that make a living from attracting tourists to Asian beauty spots are taking steps to reduce their impact on the environment; many are striving to end ...


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 ...


Protests Against Puerto Rico’s Governor Put Rebounding Tourism Industry to the Test  Skift

Puerto Rico's tourism industry is back on track just shy of two years after Hurricane Maria, but the kind of civil unrest happening in San Juan this week is never ...


Environmental damage caused by travel and tourism to be assessed by MPs  The Independent

Travel and tourism damages the planet. But just how badly, and what can be done to reduce the impact? MPs are set to tackle those questions.


Director says tourism can flourish around Lake Martin  The Alexander City Outlook

Rhonda Saunders is no longer a tourist because she has moved to the Alexander City area but she always wants to think like one, and that may be the best.


Cuba sees tourism dropping 8.5% due to Trump travel restrictions  Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5% this year in the wake of tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said ...


Travel to North Korea: Country Gets Ready for Tourist Season By Showing Off Most Popular Spots  Newsweek

North Korea has begun showing off some of its most famous tourist spots in a bid to attract visitors to the scenic, yet secretive and nuclear-armed nation, officially ...


Italy says it now brings in more tourism than France. But does it really?  The Local Italy

Italy is now attracting more foreign tourists than France, according to new figures from the Italian Government Tourist Board (ENIT). But is that true?


Cannabis Travel & Tourism  DOPE Magazine

Cannabis tourism is hotter than ever, and businesses are popping up all over the place to fill the needs of canna-curious travelers.


Petty city crimes no big impact on tourism – GTA Director  Demerara Waves Online News Guyana

Director of the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), Brian Mullis does not believe that crime is discouraging tourists from visiting this South American nation ...


Chernobyl and the dangerous ground of 'dark tourism'  CNN

A new TV series has spurred travel to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site in Ukraine and has renewed debate over the ethics of so-called dark tourism to ...


Why Lebanon is gearing up for a record number of tourists  CNN

This is partly due to understandable ignorance -- most people don't realize that Lebanon is home to 240 kilometers of azure Mediterranean coastlines and ...


Boycott on Travel to Japan Offers Little Solace for Domestic Tourism Industry  The Korea Bizwire

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The sentiment of boycotting trips to Japan in response to the Japanese government's retaliatory economic sanctions is ...


Al Murshed Travel and Tourism signs an exclusive agreement with Sabre  Yahoo Finance

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Al Murshed Travel and Tourism, one of the leading travel agencies in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has signed a ...


Eurolines, Romania's biggest tourism group, to be taken over by DER Touristik, part of German REWE Group  Business Review

Romanian tourism group Eurolines, the largest in the country, owned by Dragos Anastasiu, will sell all its tourism operations to DER Touristik Group, part.


Budget 2019: Not much for travel and tourism, says MakeMyTrip CEO  Business Standard

Read more about Budget 2019: Not much for travel and tourism, says MakeMyTrip CEO on Business-standard. There was no specific mention of fund allocation ...


Tourism to the Dominican Republic Has Dropped 74 Percent, According to New Study  Travel+Leisure

In the past year, 10 American citizens have died in the Dominican Republic, some as tourists others as long-term visitors. While the deaths have been.


Destination trouble: Can overtourism be stopped in its tracks?  CNN

Destinations from Barcelona to Bali are overwhelmed by visitors. Find out how some places are putting the brakes on overtourism -- without driving away too ...


Travel & tourism seeks reduction in tax burden  Deccan Herald

The travel and tourism industry expects a reduction of the tax burden, improvement of infrastructure and better connectivity from the upcoming Budget 2019, that ...


15 endangered travel destinations: How forces like climate change and gentrification are shaping your bucket list  Washington Post

How forces like poaching and deforestation are reshaping your bucket list.


African Tourism Board giant step into the UK market | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

The Association of National Tourist Offices and Representatives (ANTOR) recently joined the African Tourism Board as a member. At the same time,


California 'Daffodil Hill' closing because of overtourism  CNN

McLaughlin's Daffodil Hill, a field of beautiful yellow and white flowers outside of California's state capital of Sacramento, has announced that it will be closing ...


Why Thousands of People are Traveling for Transplantation Tourism  Legal Reader

Transplantation tourism is the latest phenomenon in which patients travel aboard for organ transplantation. Here are key reasons why.


First International Women In Travel & Tourism Forum will take place in Iceland | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women though employability and entrepreneurship in the travel and tourism industry, has.


In the City of Love, Mass Tourism Troubles Parisian Hearts  Bloomberg

Every day on Boulevard Saint Michel, near the Notre-Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris's Latin Quarter, buses unload thousands of tourists. Armed with selfie ...


'Chernobyl' snags 19 Emmy nominations, inspiring tourism wave. But is disaster site safe?  USA TODAY

Tourism to the disaster site has surged 30% since HBO's hit miniseries and the Ukrainian government plans to capitalize on it. But is it a good idea?


Saudi Arabia's Outbound Travel & Tourism Market: 2013-2018 Review & 2019-2025 Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Saudi Arabia Outbound Travel and Tourism Market Analysis 2013 - 2018 and Forecast 2019 - 2025" report has been added ...


In Memoriam: Marie Walker, Longtime Caribbean Tourism Marketer  Travel Agent

Marie Walker, a longtime Jamaica-born tourism representative, passed away last week. She worked in the Caribbean tourism industry for 40 years.


Global tourism hits record highs - but who goes where on holiday?  The Guardian

As the holiday season approaches, we look at the rise and rise of tourism and find out where the world's 1.4bn international travellers go on vacation.


Sri Lankan government to boost tourism by reducing airline charges  The Guardian

With visitor numbers still down after the Easter Sunday terror attacks, Sri Lankan authorities are cutting fees paid by airlines to help tourism recovery.


Global Travel and Tourism Market 2019 Industry Size, Future Demands, Opportunities, Emerging Technologies, Regional Trends and Industry Growth -  Detail Herald

A comprehensive analysis of the Global Travel and Tourism Market including market sizing, market share by competitor, market share by distribution channel, ...


BRIEF-Singapore Airlines Signs MoC With JNTO To Promote Travel & Tourism To Japan  Yahoo News

July 18 (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd: * SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION WITH JAPAN NATIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATION FOR ...


COD's Travel and Tourism Program Prepares Students for Careers in a Thriving Industry  GlobeNewswire

Glen Ellyn, Ill., June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --. During a time when online travel services have become increasingly popular, industry experts and ...


Iceland to host first International Women in Travel & Tourism Forum  Kiwi.com

Women in Travel CIC announced it will be hosting its first International Women in Travel & Tourism Forum in just about over six months from now in Iceland.


Travel and Tourism Market Insights 2019 Analysis by Top Key Players – TAM SA, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, Localiza Rent A Car SA, MSC Cruises, Hotelaria Accor Brasil SA, Blue Tree Hotels  Market Expert

Travel and Tourism Market Insights 2019, Global and Chinese Scenario is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Travel and ...


Is Your Vacation Ruining The Planet?  Forbes

Our species has never been as mobile as it is today. Getting from one side of the planet to the other has never been as easy or affordable. You can wake up this ...


Reopening of early pyramids is good news for Egypt Tourism | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

Egypt Tourism has good news. Two of its earliest pyramids located 40 km south of Cairo are scheduled to re-open for the first time since 1965. Egypt's.


Dominican Republic official says country is safe: 'There is not an avalanche of deaths'  USA TODAY

At least seven Americans have died this year in the Dominican Republic, and questions have been raised about whether travel is safe to the Caribbean vacation ...


Before mass tourism: What did Venice and Dubrovnik look like 50 years ago?  Telegraph.co.uk

A few things are inevitable about August. Parliament will shut up shop for six weeks, Edinburgh will morph into one enormous festival, and residents of the ...


Thailand's official position on Wildlife Protection | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn had his PR team providing a self-made interview on Thailand's stand on protection of.


In Brief: Brighter tourism brief, changes at the top of TLN, win for Another Word  PRWeek

The Brighter Group wins tourism brief, The Write Angle rebrands, retirement property developer appoints Another Word, and more from PRWeek UK. News.


Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists  CNN

Tourists will be able to visit Egypt's unusual 'bent' pyramid for the first time since 1965, thanks to a year-long restoration project.


Paris deputy mayor says tourist buses 'no longer welcome'  CNN

France's capital is planning to limit access for tourist buses amid fears the city could become blighted by overtourism issues that are already affecting other major ...


Tourism Bureau of Taiwan signs MOU with Japan...  Taiwan News

Tourism Bureau announces promotion campaign competition for Shikoku university students .The director of the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan Chou, Yung-huei, ...


Saint Lucia Tourism Authority appoints new Chief Executive Officer | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

The Board of Directors at the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has appointed Mrs. Beverly Nicholson-Doty as the organisation's Chief Executive Officer.


India's new budget for Travel & Tourism: The other viewpoint | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

As in the past, has the India budget once again eluded opportunity for the crucial hospitality sector this year? This is how Rajendera Kumar, industry.


TRAVEL: Tourism boom threatens fragile vacation spots -- Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -- www.eenews.net E&E News -- Start a free trial  E&E News

Tourists are flooding oceanfront destinations, placing some of the most popular vacation spots at risk of environmental damage and the effects of climate ...


Space Tourism Could Be the Ultimate Adventure Trip for Travel Advisors  Skift

For travel advisors Lynda Turley and Alfred Volden, who signed on with Virgin Galactic as accredited space agents more than a dozen years ago, the long For ...


Croatia's Tourism Suffering, How Are Things For Our Competition?  Total Croatia News

It isn't only Croatia that has recorded minuses or stagnation this summer, owing to competition countries who returned to the ''tourism game'' in 2019, primarily ...


Cancun Has a Nasty Seaweed Problem and Tourists Are Staying Away  Houston Chronicle

An algae named sargassum is washing up, turning beaches into a slimy, brown eyesore with a smell like rotten eggs.


Jamaica Tourism Workers' Pension Scheme: Landmark for Global Tourism | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says the Tourism Workers' Pension Scheme will be a landmark plan for tourism social legislation in the.


Jamaica Minister Bartlett to review Tourism Security Audit Report | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that he will be reviewing the report on the intensive island wide security audit of the sector.


Vienna Tourism Board Is Asking Visitors to Stop Reading Online Reviews  Travel+Leisure

Don't believe everything you read on the internet. In fact, it's probably best to avoid online reviews entirely, according to an advertising campaign in Vienna.


Bad influencers: Is Instagram wrecking our tourist attractions?  Independent.ie

In 2017, tourists visiting the Giant's Causeway hit one million in a year for the first time. The same year, it was named the most Instagrammed location on the ...


After a rash of mysterious deaths and the Ortiz shooting, will tourists still flock to the Dominican Republic?  The Boston Globe

Millions of American tourists flock to the Dominican Republic every year, chasing 1,000 miles of palm-studded coastline, shimmering turquoise waters, and a ...


Two Appointed to Travel & Tourism Board  Sheridan Media

The Sheridan County Commission has appointed two people to sit on the Sheridan County Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board.


Free cash to spur tourism, economy  The Phuket News

BANGKOK: The Finance Ministry is set to dust off a planned cash handout for travel to 55 secondary provinces by including it in the economic stimulus package ...


Maine’s tourist attractions include lobster, quaint towns, blueberries and now, for some, weed  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Maine, with some of the most highly-respected cannabis growers in the country, is now accepting medical marijuana patients from New Jersey at its ...


Travel experts expect tourism to grow in Sheridan  Kotatv

After mining and extraction, tourism is the second largest industry in Wyoming. And travel experts say it's only going to continue to grow.


Vienna's new ad campaign uses negative travel reviews to lure tourists  Quartzy

If you've ever booked travel to a destination based on online reviews, you probably know they aren't totally reliable because, well, everything is in the eye of the ...


New Booking.com Commission Policy Draws Fire From CHTA  Travel Agent

Some Caribbean hotels are reconsidering using Booking.com as a result of a new commission policy, which they claim is aimed at generating additional ...


International Golf Tourism Market Global development trends and 2019-2024 outlook | Your Golf Travel, Golfbreaks, Golf Plaisir, EasyGolf Worldwide Australia Golfasian  News Exterior

International Golf Tourism Market 2019-2024 report offers a comprehensive valuation of the marketplace. It does so via in-depth comprehensions, grateful ...


Booking.com's resort-fee policy rankles Caribbean hotels  Travel Weekly

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association said it will "advise hotels to reassess their use" of Booking.com if the OTA follows through on plans to charge ...


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Revealed: GCC summer travel trends  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

A survey conducted by leading travel search site and app Skyscanner has revealed top trends for summer travel by GCC residents this year.


Brevard tourism chief unveils $7M plan to market Space Coast to attract more visitors  Florida Today

Plan focuses on persuading tourists who come to the Orlando area to also visit Space Coast, attracting families whose income is $75000 or more.


Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Sharjah Summer Festival returns this summer  Travel & Tourism News Middle East

Following the success of the first Sharjah Summer Festival last year, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has announce.


Budget 2019: Uniform taxes to investments, here's what travel and tourism sector expects  Moneycontrol

The travel and tourism sector is a big contributor to employment in India, making it an important industry for the government to focus on in Budget 2019.


Travel Advisors Promote Aboriginal Tourism in Australia  Skift

Visitor interest in Australia's aboriginal culture is rising steadily and so are the ways for travel advisors to offer clients opportunities to explore Visitor interest in ...


Major tourist region in Greece threatened by more severe weather after storm that killed 7  Washington Post

Severe weather is again expected to strike a popular tourist region of Greece after a storm killed seven people there on Wednesday, rattling a destination known ...


The New England town reinvented as a tourist hotspot  CNN

North Adams, nestled in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, is taking its place as tourist hotspot with great food and artsy culture. Find out all the things you can do ...


Tourism: Upper-Middle-Class Moroccans More Prefer to Holiday Abroad  Morocco World News

Rabat – According to a statement from Morocco's National Confederation of Tourism (CNT), upper-middle-class Moroccans are going abroad for vacation, ...


Why Istanbul is expected to be Europe's city tourism? | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

A study was undertaken for European Cities Marketing (ECM) , which analyses over 17 million flight booking transactions a day, reveals that Istanbul is set to be ...


How curiosity and globalization are driving a new approach to travel  World Economic Forum

The collision of two trends - globalization and the experience economy - has sparked a new approach to travel with cultural curiosity at its heart.


Cannabis Tourism Is on the Rise  The New York Times

As more states legalize the use of cannabis, entrepreneurs are organizing painting classes, bus tours and other marijuana-infused experiences.


Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior  CNN

A spate of bad behavior by travelers on Easter Island, famed for its enormous statues known as moai, has spurred new conversations about overtourism and ...


Malaysia: An Emerging Global Giant in Medical Tourism  Medical Tourism Magazine

From 643,000 medical tourist arrivals in 2011 to over 1.2 million in 2018, Malaysia has grown its health tourism industry to become a leading global destination ...


Nature Tourism in Holguin, Cuba  Prensa Latina

Holguin, Cuba, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Promoting the tourist potential in eastern Cuba among travel agencies based in the country is the objective of the ...


Chinaboo: A deeper look at Chinese tourism in SEA  Travel Daily

Chinese tourists are ubiquitous across the globe. Anywhere you turn, Chinese is present; even in the most remote tourist area in Africa. It could almost be said ...


Gander: This Canadian airport sheltered 7,000 people on 9/11  CNN

Canada's Gander International Airport in Newfoundland offered refuge to 7000 displaced airplane passengers on 9/11 and inspired the hit musical "Come from ...


Here’s the most preferred destination of Indians in the country  The Financial Express

Indian's love for travel is well known. A study revealed interesting facts about Indian Travellers.


Vietnam honours tourism players  TTR Weekly

HANOI, 19 July 2019: Vietnam honoured winners of the 2019 Tourism Awards, earlier this week, at a ceremony in the Vietnamese capital. Following on from ...


The Wrap: APAC tourism boards are most online ready for Muslim travellers, study reveals  Web In Travel

New report looks at how online ready with resources national tourism organisations in meeting the needs of the ever growing Muslim travel market.


Cambodia tourism ministry launches tourism app  Bangkok Post

The Ministry of Tourism has launched a mobile application that gives tourists quick access to information about Cambodia.


Flavour of the Week: Small Group Touring Co.'s new recruit, Linkd Tourism secures Port of Seattle + MORE! – Travel Weekly  Travel Weekly

Flavour of the Week induces two things on a Friday: nostalgia over Craig David and a succession of travel professionals falling asleep at their desks.


Colombia Wants Your Tourism Dollars  Outside

How a country ravaged by war turns back into an outdoor adventure paradise.


Odisha to draft new tourism policy by next year  Travel Daily

With an objective to take tourism in the state to new heights, Odisha Tourism is mulling revamping its tourism policy. According to Vishal Kumar Dev, ...


Travel Tourism Market to Reach US$ 13566.4 Bn by 2027  PortNews24

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research titled 'Travel & Tourism Spending Market ((Travel Days – Within 7 Days, 7-15 ...


WTA 2019: Chile declared South America's leading adventure tourism destination for the 5th time  The Santiago Times

LA PAZ – The finest travel brands in Latin America have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Bolivia. The elite of the travel industry assembled for ...


Destination BC reports back on Sea to Sky destination strategy  Pique Newsmagazine

Marsha Walden, president and CEO of Destination BC, met with Whistler business leaders last week to share the latest update on the Crown corporation's ...


Korea Tourism Organization gives Jeju Island the star treatment  Travelweek

TORONTO — Few Canadians are familiar with Korea's Jeju Island, but that's about to change, says the Korea Tourism Organization.


Dubai tourism has strong growth potential for next decade  Khaleej Times

Dubai has balanced dynamics for the growth of its tourism sector over the next decade, thanks to its readiness, tourism infrastructure and a...


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