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Developments in Tibet’s tourism

I. The basic situation and features in Tibetan Tourism Development 1. The basic situation

UK hotel industry going for gold

In the coming five years, the Hotels industry in the UK is expected to fare better than in the previous five-year period, according to IBISWorld, the UK’s largest publisher of industry research.

European cruise industry generates billions

It almost goes without saying ocean cruises these days generate some pretty hefty bucks – in fact, billions of Euros annually, to be exact.

Sydney becomes eco capital of the world

From 7-10 November leading players from the world’s ecotourism industry will gather in Sydney for Ecotourism Australia’s 19th annual Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference.

Dubai hosts major cruise industry convention

Senior maritime industry leaders and global operators will discuss the challenges facing the region’s buoyant cruise tourism sector at the inaugural 'Seatrade Middle East Cruise Convention' which op

Jordan’s tourism thrives despite regional turmoil

AQABA, Jordan - Jordan’s success in maintaining its security and stability in a turbulent region has reflected positively on the tourism sector, the government said.

South Africa’s tourism continues to struggle

The travel and tourism sector continued to suffer as a result of prevailing poor economic conditions according to the FNB/Grant Thornton tourism business index.

American Airlines’ parent company reports $286 million net loss

FORT WORTH, Texas - AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., today reported a net loss of $286 million for the second quarter of 2011, or $0.85 per share, compared to a net loss

Korea’s tourism industry has to improve

Now that the Koreans’ excitement over Pyeongchang’s successful Winter Olympics bid has calmed, the country’s largest business lobby has taken a hard look at Korea’s tourism infrastructure.

Bad news for airlines, good news for passengers

Bad news for airlines is often good news for intending passengers – provided it doesn’t go on long enough to cause services to be cut.

Boeing to lead trade mission to Morocco

LE BOURGET, France - Boeing today announced it will conduct a trade summit in Casablanca later this year in partnership with the Moroccan Ministry of Industry, Trade and New Technologies.

Weeks after quake Japan’s tourism still on its knees

In the cavernous lobby of the Tokyu Hotel in Tokyo, executives sip $14 coffees, crisply dressed waiters hover with English-language menus and bilingual reception clerks wait patiently for incoming gue

Tour operators eager to resume outbound activities to Japan

Figures on tourist arrivals early this year by the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) had never been more positive or filled with potential.

Hopes rising for a recovery of Japan’s tourism industry

Hopes are rising for a recovery in the nation's tourism industry, with travel agents, hotels and other businesses doing all they can to attract customers as the Golden Week holidays began and the mood

Chinese official: Tourism needs to serve more people

BEIJING, China - China's tourism businesses should extend their services to serve more people as domestic travel remains a major contributor to the country's tourism industry over the next five years,

Bartlett: Jamaican tourism needs investment

Minister of Tourism Ed Bartlett, is challenging industry stakeholders to investment more to meet the changing demands of consumers.

Overall outlook for Middle East MICE industry is upbeat

The overall outlook for the Middle East Meetings Incentives Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) industry is upbeat, despite recent regional political upheaval.

Tourism confronts a world in turmoil

The month of March is known in US basketball as "March Madness." This month has also been a month of madness around the world, not in sport, but rather in political upheavals.

Israel launches campaigns to avert drop in tourism

The Ministry of Tourism is trying to prevent the recent turmoil in most of the Middle East and North Africa from hurting Israel’s tourism industry, according to a ministry official.

Queensland is open and ready to welcome visitors

SYDNEY, Australia - After making headlines around the world for the recent floods and cyclone, the largely unaffected world-famous travel destinations of Australia's 'sunshine state' Queensland are op