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Tourists trickling back to crisis-hit Cyprus

Cyprus Tourism Tourists trickling back to crisis-hit Cyprus

After Cyprus's bloated banking sector was hit by a body blow this spring, sending the economy further into recession, cut-price summer holiday offers are attracting tourists but not the spending ...

Czech tourism brings $4.55 billion annually into state budget

Tourism In Czech Republic Czech tourism brings $4.55 billion annually into state budget

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Revenues from tourism brought over Kc90bn ($4,55 billion US) annually to the state budget in the years 2010 and 2011 so there are signs of improvement for tourism, ...

2012 again demonstrated how resilient travel and tourism industry is, WTTC president says

Breaking News 2012 again demonstrated how resilient travel and tourism industry is, WTTC president says

Nelson Alcantara, Editor-in-Chief

(eTN) - Fresh off the release of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) favorable 2012 global travel and tourism industry economic report, the organization’s president and CEO, David ...

International tourism strong despite uncertain economy

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer International tourism strong despite uncertain economy

International tourist arrivals grew by 4% between January and August 2012 compared to the same period of 2011 according to the latest UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) World Tourism ...

Summer ends strong for Hawaii tourism economy

Hawaii Spending and Arrivals Increased by Double-Digits Summer ends strong for Hawaii tourism economy

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Total expenditures by visitors who came to Hawaii in August 2012 rose 14.6 percent (or +$151.4 million) compared to the previous year to $1.19 billion1, according to preliminary ...

China will meet its 2012 growth target, Premier Wen says

World Economic Forum’s sixth Annual Meeting of the New Champions China will meet its 2012 growth target, Premier Wen says

TIANJIN, China – While China’s economy faces significant stress, it will meet its official growth target of 7.5% GDP growth in 2012, Premier Wen Jiabao said in an address to 2,000 business, ...

Taiwan sets a goal of attracting additional 3 million foreign visitors

Tourism To Taiwan Taiwan sets a goal of attracting additional 3 million foreign visitors

TAIPEI, Taiwan - As part of the government’s strategy to boost the economy, Premier Sean Chen yesterday set a goal of attracting an additional 3 million foreign tourists within four years, ...

Hospitality Association of Namibia: Budget allocations ignore tourism

Namibian Tourism Hospitality Association of Namibia: Budget allocations ignore tourism

The Hospitality Association of Namibia says, although the tourism industry was identified as a key sector for economic growth and job creation under the much-hyped TIPEEG program, the recent ...

Europeans bank on tourism for economic recovery

Global Tourism Europeans bank on tourism for economic recovery

DUBAI, UAE - When the global financial crisis hit Europe in 2008, one of the first things that Christian Lagarde, then French finance minister, did was to bring Atout France, the country's tourism ...

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