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International tourist arrivals grow 4 percent since last year

UNWTO World tourism barometer International tourist arrivals grow 4 percent since last year

International tourist arrivals grew by 4% in 2012 to reach 1.035 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Minister: Almost 12 million tourists to come to Egypt in 2012

Egyptian Tourism Up 18.6 Percent Minister: Almost 12 million tourists to come to Egypt in 2012

CAIRO, Egypt - The number of tourists that visited Egypt in the first 10 months of 2012 has grown 18.6 per cent over the same period last year, Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou said on Sunday Al ...

Taiwan’s limitations on Chinese visitors curbing tourism growth

Chinese tourism to Taiwan Taiwan’s limitations on Chinese visitors curbing tourism growth

Taiwan will not replace Hong Kong as the favorite destination for Chinese tourists in the next few years unless it loosens quota restrictions and invests more in hardware and infrastructure, Bank ...

Uganda takes number 1 spot for tourism growth in Africa

Jumps ahead of South Africa and Tanzania Uganda takes number 1 spot for tourism growth in Africa

Francis Emorut, Nairobi

According to the Kenya’s Secretary of Tourism, Dr. Nelson Githinji, Uganda is now in the top position in tourism industry growth in Africa.

UNWTO and WYSE Travel Confederation launch global declaration to promote youth travel

Governments and businesses encouraged to tap into huge potential of youth tourism UNWTO and WYSE Travel Confederation launch global declaration to promote youth travel

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Over 700 delegates from 63 countries meeting at the World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) in San Diego, USA have called on governments and businesses

British Columbia expecting 100,000 new tourism jobs by 2020

BC tourism jobs expected to explode British Columbia expecting 100,000 new tourism jobs by 2020

VANCOUVER - B.C. tourism jobs are expected to explode in the coming years with about 100,000 new positions to be filled by 2020, according to a report released Monday.

Tourism returns as Somali piracy drops 40 percent

Decrease in Somali piracy revives regional tourism Tourism returns as Somali piracy drops 40 percent

Piracy off the coast of Somalia has reduced by 40 per cent since the deployment of Kenya forces in the country, spurring tourism growth in the region.

Tourism growth expected to slow through next year

World Travel and Tourism Council Tourism growth expected to slow through next year

The global travel and tourism industry will grow more slowly in 2011 and 2012 than previously indicated, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Good news for Kenya tourism

Overall growth Good news for Kenya tourism

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - Kenya is projecting a 15 percent growth overall for the year 2011 according to sources at the Ministry of Tourism in Nairobi, setting the stage for another record year for the country’s ...

Asia and the Pacific record growth of 7 percent in January

Pacific Asia Travel Association Releases Figures Asia and the Pacific record growth of 7 percent in January

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today released preliminary figures for international visitor arrivals into Asia and the Pacific for January 2011, showing a 7 percent ...

Global Tourism Forum Andorra 2011 – debating future paths for sustained tourism growth

Responsible Tourism Development Global Tourism Forum Andorra 2011 – debating future paths for sustained tourism growth

Experts from the private sector, opinion leaders, and government representatives from within and outside the tourism sector will examine the state of global tourism at the upcoming Global Tourism ...

NTA members report strong finish for year

Forecast For Continued Growth NTA members report strong finish for year

LEXINGTON, Kentucky, USA - National Tour Association (NTA) members recently completed the association’s Fourth Quarter 2010 Economic Snapshot

Double-digit tourism growth for Asia and Pacific in 2010

Tourism Statistics Double-digit tourism growth for Asia and Pacific in 2010

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today released preliminary tourism arrival statistics for Asia and the Pacific for calendar year 2010, showing a gain of 11% ...

Vienna tourism grows 10.3 percent in 2010

Vienna: 10.9 Million Visitor Overnights in 2010 Vienna tourism grows 10.3 percent in 2010

VIENNA, Austria - Vienna reported growth of 10.3% in 2010, reaching a new record level of 10,860,000 visitor overnights.

PPP – Partnering for tourism growth

Insights Into Tourism Branding PPP – Partnering for tourism growth

Anita Mendiratta, CNN Task Group/eTN

COMBINING OF FORCES

UNWTO: Amazing tourism growth recorded in Indonesia

Indonesia UNWTO: Amazing tourism growth recorded in Indonesia

JAKARTA - Indonesia became the only country in the world that recorded growth in tourism industry during the first five months of this year, the deputy secretary general of the United Nations for ...

Spain attracts near 60 mln tourists in 2007 - group

Spain Spain attracts near 60 mln tourists in 2007 - group

Madrid - The growth of city breaks and low-cost airlines helped Spain attract 59.7 million tourists last year, 2.2 percent more than visited the world's second most popular destination in 2006, ...

Irish cities still more of a hit with tourists

Ireland Irish cities still more of a hit with tourists

Figures released by the tourism development authority, Fáilte Ireland, reveal that 2007 was a record year for Irish tourism in terms of visitors and earnings. 7.8 million people visited Ireland ...

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