GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

Africa: British Prime Minister Concludes Tour

Written by  |  Monday, 03 September 2018 00:00  |  Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

British Prime Minister Theresa May has concluded her tour in Africa with new hopes to see more Britons visiting this continent, rich with wildlife, historical sites, and diversified cultures.

The challenge of 'Over-Tourism' at Popular Destinations

Written by  |  Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:00  |  Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

Today, there are no longer only travel wish lists, but also so-called “not-to-go lists”. Since many places are so seasonally overloaded, we call it over-tourism.

Decline in Tourism Revenues a Blow to Cuba

Written by  |  Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

Three different sources with access to data from the Cuban tourism industry have reported that 68,000 Americans, without including those of Cuban origin traveling for family visits, arrived in the island in June, a 5% increase compared to the same month of the previous year.

UNWTO: World Tourism Day 2018 Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

Written by  |  Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work, is at the centre of World Tourism Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary (27 September 2018).

Switzerland attracts more Tourists from China than ever

Written by  |  Sunday, 15 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

In most cases, young Chinese tourists in Switzerland are not planning and booking their trips via local tour operators, but rather through online portals such as “Fliggy Shop".

Growth of Tourism in Italy is expected to continue during 2018 Summer

Written by  |  Monday, 09 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

According to data, 74.4% of international tour operators recorded an increase in bookings for this summer. This trend was also confirmed by ForwardKeys in terms of booked flights.

UNWTO: International Tourism Soars in Early 2018

Written by  |  Friday, 06 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend, but exceeding UNWTO’s forecast for 2018. Growth was led by Asia and the Pacific (+8%) and Europe (+7%). Africa (+6%), the Middle East (+4%) and the Americas (+3%) also recorded sound results.

Spain to focus on Tourism Planning and Development-Experts

Written by  |  Wednesday, 27 June 2018 00:00  |  Published in GLOBAL TOURISM NEWS

In Spain there aren’t too many tourists, but the country is lacking tourism planning, says Professor Manuel Figuerola, director of the study, in response to those who believe that it is necessary to set a ceiling on the industry’s growth.


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