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Philippines eyeing to double its tourism receipts to $8 billion in 2016

Philippines' Toursim Philippines eyeing to double its tourism receipts to $8 billion in 2016

MANILA, Philippines - In line with heightened efforts to boost the country’s tourism industry, the government is eyeing to double its tourism receipts to $8 billion in 2016, a tourism official ...

Russia becomes second largest tourism source market for Dominican Republic

Russian Tourism To Dominican Republic Russia becomes second largest tourism source market for Dominican Republic

Russia is already the second most important source market for the Dominican Republic from the European continent, second only to France, a country with which it competes to lead tourist arrivals ...

Tibet registers 30.5-percent hike in tourist arrivals in Q1

Tibet Tourism Up In Q1 Tibet registers 30.5-percent hike in tourist arrivals in Q1

LHASA, Tibet - Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region registered a 30.5-percent hike in tourist arrivals in the first three months of the year, introducing a promising outlook for the region's ...

Minister: Philippines' tourism numbers reaching unprecedented heights

Philippines' tourist arrivals up 10 percent Minister: Philippines' tourism numbers reaching unprecedented heights

MANILA, Philippines - Tourists from China, South Korea, the United States and Japan topped the number of arrivals of visitors in the country in the first two months this year, which showed a ...

One million tourists arrivals – the story behind the numbers

sustaining tourism growth One million tourists arrivals – the story behind the numbers

By Srilal Miththapala, eTN Sri Lanka

There has been great publicity in the press celebrating the arrival of the 1 millionth foreign tourist to Sri Lanka for the year 2012 during late December 2012.

Tourist arrivals to Nepal up 10 percent

More Foreign Visitors Coming To Nepal Tourist arrivals to Nepal up 10 percent

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The total number of tourist arrivals to Nepal by air have increased by almost 10% to 598,204.

Official: India's tourism not affected by British travel advisory

Tourism to India Official: India's tourism not affected by British travel advisory

NEW DELHI, India - The travel advisory issued by the UK to its citizens to avoid central Delhi has not affected the flow of foreign tourists in the country, Tourism Secretary Parvez Dewan said ...

Turkish Airlines launches flights to Kilimanjaro and Mombasa

Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines launches flights to Kilimanjaro and Mombasa

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's limping tourism industry witnessed a boost Wednesday with the arrival of the first Turkish Airlines aircraft to signal the start of direct flights between Kenya and ...

Projection: 23 million Thai tourist arrivals in 2013

At least 10 percent growth anticipated Projection: 23 million Thai tourist arrivals in 2013

By Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand

THAILAND (eTN) - Thailand's tourism industry is likely to grow by more than 10% next year and about 23 million foreigners are expected to visit the country in 2013, Association of Thai Travel ...

Taiwan expects 7 millionth visitor before Christmas

Tourism To Taiwan Taiwan expects 7 millionth visitor before Christmas

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Tourism Bureau yesterday announced that this year’s 7 millionth tourist would likely arrive in Taiwan in the middle of next month rather than at Christmas, as previously ...

Mexico surpasses targets for tourist arrivals and private investment in tourism projects

Mexico Tourism Mexico surpasses targets for tourist arrivals and private investment in tourism projects

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The Mexico Ministry of Tourism reports that private investment for the development and maintenance of tourism projects in the period January 2007 to September 2012 reached ...

Seychelles records upsurge in tourist arrivals from UAE

Over 10,000 visitors have arrived from United Arab Emirates so far this year Seychelles records upsurge in tourist arrivals from UAE

The Seychelles islands has lately recorded a remarkable upsurge in tourist arrivals from the United Arab Emirates Market (UAE), which has resulted in the country reaching over 10,000 visitors ...

Official: More foreign tourists come to Bali

Bali experiencing growth in number of foreign arrivals Official: More foreign tourists come to Bali

BALI, Indonesia - Entering the low holiday season, Bali is experiencing a slight growth (3.62 percent) in the number of foreign tourist arrivals, according to an official.

Chinese tourism to Singapore triples in 10 years

Chinese Tourism To Singapore Chinese tourism to Singapore triples in 10 years

SINGAPORE - More and more Chinese tourists choose to visit Singapore for longer time, with visit arrivals doubled and per capita expenditure tripled during the past ten years from 2002 to ...

The impact of economic contagions on tourism

International arrivals in a slowdown The impact of economic contagions on tourism

BANGKOK, Thailand - International visitor arrivals into Asia Pacific destinations during May 2012 showed a collective gain of 3% year-on-year according to preliminary results released today by the ...

Zimbabwe expects revenue boost from EU and US visitors

Zimbabwe tourism Zimbabwe expects revenue boost from EU and US visitors

Tourist arrivals are expected to have increased marginally during the first half of this year after international awareness on brand Zimbabwe, which struggled under the country's decade-long ...

Zimbabwe tourist arrivals up 18 percent

Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Report Zimbabwe tourist arrivals up 18 percent

Tourist arrivals in Zimbabwe surged 18% in the first quarter of this year to 346 299, helped by the stabilising economic and political environment, as the country turns into a safe and competitive ...

Nepal tourism sees healthy growth

Nepal Tourist Arrivals Up Nepal tourism sees healthy growth

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Total tourist arrivals increased to 22.1 percent during fiscal year 2011-12.

International tourism surges in Qatar

Qatar Tourism International tourism surges in Qatar

Qatar saw a massive jump in the number of visitors from the Gulf region in 2011, with 50% more than the previous year.

1 billion milestone mark expected in international arrivals

Growth is slow but steady 1 billion milestone mark expected in international arrivals

International tourist arrivals grew by over 4 percent in 2011 to 980 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Malaysia braces for drop in tourist arrivals

Minister: International Arrivals To Decrease Malaysia braces for drop in tourist arrivals

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia - The Tourism Ministry is expecting a decrease in international arrivals this year due to floods, natural disasters and other economic factors.

UNWTO forecasts international tourism will continue to grow

Growth continues at more moderate pace UNWTO forecasts international tourism will continue to grow

International tourist arrivals are forecast to reach 1.8 billion by 2030 according to the newly-released UNWTO long-term forecast, Tourism Towards 2030.

Bartlett: Jamaica's tourism 13.6 percent up

Jamaican Tourist Arrival Numbers Rise Bartlett: Jamaica's tourism 13.6 percent up

Jamaica's uptick in cruise ship visitors has kept the country's tourist arrivals afloat, with a 13.6 percent increase in the first 8 months of the year, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has ...

Zanzibar Ferry Disaster Ferry disaster could ruin Tanzania’s tourist destination image

The maritime accident that hit Zanzibar last week has left tourism officials worried that recurring disasters could ruin Tanzania’s image as a tourist destination.

Kenya expects 1.2 million international tourists in 2011

Kenyan Tourism To Break Record In 2011 Kenya expects 1.2 million international tourists in 2011

International tourist arrivals are expected to hit a record 1.2 million by the end of the year.

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