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Brazil tourist numbers soar ahead of 2014 World Cup

Number of tourists visiting Brazil grows Brazil tourist numbers soar ahead of 2014 World Cup

Last year, the number of tourists visiting Brazil grew by 4.5 percent, compared to 2011, according to the Brazilian tourism board, Embratur.

Icelanders starting to ask how many tourists the tiny nation can handle

Tourism Boom In Iceland Icelanders starting to ask how many tourists the tiny nation can handle

THINGVELLIR, Iceland — In Iceland's Thingvellir national park, a wooden bridge covers a crack in the paved road leading to the site where the world's oldest parliament was founded in 930.

Tourism Ireland turns to North America and mainland Europe

Ireland hopes to increase visitor numbers by 5 percent Tourism Ireland turns to North America and mainland Europe

North America and mainland Europe hold the key to promoting tourist numbers next year.

Chinese tourists flock to Philippine's Central Visayas

Chinese tourism to Philippines up Chinese tourists flock to Philippine's Central Visayas

Relations between China and the Philippines may have been tense due to a territorial dispute of islands at the West Philippine Sea, but this did not stop Chinese tourists from visiting Central ...

Tourism boom in Ukraine: 300,000 visitors per day

Ukrainian Tourism Booming Tourism boom in Ukraine: 300,000 visitors per day

By Dmytro Makarov

KYIV, Ukraine - During EURO 2012 match days approximately 300,000 people cross Ukrainian border, reports Ukraine's Ministry of Infrastructure.

US international visitation up 14 percent in March 2012

5.4 million international visitors traveled to United States in March 2012 US international visitation up 14 percent in March 2012

The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced that 5.4 million international visitors traveled to the United States in March 2012, a 14 percent increase over March 2011.

Bartlett: Upcoming winter season looks good for Jamaica

Jamaica's Tourism Bartlett: Upcoming winter season looks good for Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prospects for the local tourism industry remain positive, despite the downturn in the sector globally, with some 1,044,137 airlift seats secured for the upcoming winter ...

Tourist numbers 16 percent up in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Tourism Tourist numbers 16 percent up in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, India - Himachal Pradesh registered an over 16 percent rise in the number of tourists visiting the state during 2010 as compared to the year before, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said ...

Despite political tensions Lebanese tourist numbers up 24.5 percent

Lebanese Tourism Despite political tensions Lebanese tourist numbers up 24.5 percent

BEIRUT: Despite mounting political tensions over the outcome of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) investigating the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the outgoing and ...

Number of Gulf tourists to Germany up 40 percent

GCC tourism to Germany Number of Gulf tourists to Germany up 40 percent

RIYADH - Number of tourists from Gulf Cooperation Council countries, traveling to Germany, has increased 40%, making GCC Germany's second largest tourism partner.

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