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Chinese tourism to Fiji up 32 percent in 2010

SUVA, Fiji- An estimated 18,000 Chinese nationals visited Fiji in 2010, Tourism Fiji said on Sunday.

Maine 2010 lobster harvest breaks record

PORTLAND, Maine – Preliminary figures show Maine fishermen caught a record 93.4 million pounds of lobster in 2010 valued at more than $308 million.

Worldhotels adds record 73 new properties in 2010

NEW YORK - Worldhotels, one of the leading groups of independent hotels worldwide, announced that it added a record 73 hotels and 20,000 guest rooms to the brand in 2010.

2010 was a golden year for Myanmar tourism

YANGON, Myanmar — By Myanmar standards, 2010 was a golden year for tourism.

UN: 2010 among deadliest years for disasters

2010 was one of the deadliest years for natural disasters in the past two decades and unless better preparations are put in place now, many more disasters can be expected in years to come, the UN’s

Record-setting 2010 highlights global warming trend

The year 2010 ranked as the warmest on record – together with 2005 and 1998 – according to the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which added that last year also witnessed a l

US Customs and Border Protection top 10 seizures of 2010

WASHINGTON– U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces today some of its top seizures of 2010.

Singapore tourism thrives in 2010

SINGAPORE - Singapore's tourism industry and the integrated resorts posted sterling performances in 2010, as the world economy emerged from the worst of the recession.

2010 US airline profits are fattest in decade

NEW YORK - This year is shaping up to be the most profitable year for the airline industry in at least a decade. The bad news is that it costs a lot more to visit Mom.

Israel welcomes 3,000,001st visitor

Tourist number 3,000,001 since the beginning of 2010 landed in Ben-Gurion International Airport Monday, in one of Israel's biggest tourism years in recent memory.

Israeli tourist numbers hit record high in 2010

JERUSALEM - About 3.1 million people, a record high, visited Israel in the Hebrew calendar year 2010, the Israeli Tourism Ministry announced Sunday.

Aviation news: Lufthansa expects 2010 operating profit to increase

FRANKFURT - German flagship airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG continues to expect that operating profit in 2010 will increase from the year earlier because of rising demand for intercontinental air travel

CEO: TUI Cruises will not be loss making on an operating...

FRANKFURT - Premium cruise ship operator TUI Cruises expects to post an operating profit in its current fiscal year as it sails on a wave of strong demand for cruise vacations, its chief executive sai

TUI expects travel to boom in 2010

FRANKFURT - German tourism group TUI expects 2010 to set a record with 4.8 million long-distance trips from Germany, the head of TUI Germany told a magazine.

France 2010 – new and improved

France is spiffing up its sights and museums from the Rhine to the Pyrenees. Of course, the biggest news is in Paris, where 2010 brings important changes.

India expects 5.5 million tourists in 2010

India hopes to receive up to 5.5 million tourists in 2010, the highest number in any single year.

Travel, tourism professionals gearing up for Oman Travel Mart 2010

Muscat - Above twenty professionals from the country's thriving travel and tourism industry joined the OTM advisory meeting to align the event with the Sultanate's strategy of promoting Oman as the pr

JAL to implement 5% pay cuts, eliminate bonuses in 2010

Japan Airlines Corp plans to cut employee pay by 5 percent from April and eliminate bonuses in fiscal 2010 in an attempt to swiftly turn around its business, the Nikkei business daily reported.

20 travel tips for 2010

Last year was the year of the travel bargain, but this year may not offer such steals.

Australian tourism cautiously optimistic about 2010

While last year saw a major downturn in air traffic, the industry is cautiously optimistic about 2010.

CLIA optimistic about 2010

For the cruise industry, 2009—thankfully—is over with, done, sayonara, don't let the door hit you on the way out! It's time to look to rosier pastures, to wit, 2010.

Ten travel trends for 2010

Call it The Year of Travel Uncertainty.

Mexico City expects tourist numbers to increase 35% in 2010

MEXICO CITY - Mexico City received 10.4 million tourists in 2009 and expects that figure to increase to 14 million next year, helped by events such as free public viewing of World Cup games, according

Indonesia expects 8.5% tourism increase in 2010

JAKARTA - Indonesia aims to attract 7 million foreign tourists in 2010, up from about 6.45 million visitors this year, Tourism and Culture Minister Jero Wacik said on Wednesday.

How resilient was tourism in 2009?

The tourism industry worldwide began 2009 well prepared for a bumpy ride. The days of confused and panicked reactions to risk and crises are gradually fading into the past.

New year, new beginnings?

The dawn of a new year almost always means hopes for a better year than the year that has just passed.

Singapore’s tourist attractions gearing up for 2010

SINGAPORE - Tourist attractions in Singapore are pulling out all the stops to draw in visitors this festive season.

Rodolfo Elizondo: Mexico’s revenue from foreign tourism to recover in...

Mexico may take in $13 billion in revenue from foreign tourists next year, matching the level seen in 2008 before an outbreak of swine flu and a worldwide economic slump took hold, Tourism Minister Ro

ATA’s 35th Annual Congress will be hosted by Gambia

Banjul — Gambia will host the 35th Annual Congress of the Africa Travel Association (ATA) in May 2010.

Turkey to host 30 million tourists in 2010

Turkish culture and tourism minister has set a target to host 30 million tourists in Turkey in 2010 despite a global economic crisis.