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Greek tourist arrivals decline 8.6%

Greek tourist arrivals decline 8.6%

editor editor- August 18, 2009 04:56 0

ATHENS - The number of tourists arriving at Greek airports fell 8.6 percent in the first seven months of the year, more evidence of how ... Read More

Another ghastly week for hotel industry

Another ghastly week for hotel industry

editor editor- August 14, 2009 06:40 0

Last week was another ghastly one for the hotel industry, researchers said Thursday, with occupancy and revenue again down substantially compared with a year earlier. Read More

New Mauritius Hotels revenue down sharply

New Mauritius Hotels revenue down sharply

editor editor- August 12, 2009 05:33 0

PORT LOUIS - The Mauritius-based luxury hotel group New Mauritius Hotels NMH.MZ said on Tuesday revenue fell sharply as the global economic downturn squeezed the ... Read More

Free fall continues for Las Vegas tourism

Free fall continues for Las Vegas tourism

editor editor- August 12, 2009 04:44 0

Visitor volume in Las Vegas continued to fall in June, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Read More

Ireland’s tourism nosedives

Ireland’s tourism nosedives

editor editor- August 10, 2009 08:26 0

The continuing slump in Ireland's tourism sector shows no sign of easing with data for June showing a further sharp decline in visitor numbers. Read More

US corporate travel down 15%

US corporate travel down 15%

editor editor- August 4, 2009 03:43 0

Corporate travel is expected to decline 15 percent this year, according to a new report from PhoCusWright, the travel industry research company. Read More

Fewer cruise ships sail from US ports in 2008

Fewer cruise ships sail from US ports in 2008

editor editor- July 29, 2009 05:12 0

MIAMI — Fewer Americans took cruises in 2008 than 2007, according to new industry data, showing that cruising's core constituency may be weakening despite continued ... Read More

China’s tourist numbers continue to decline

China’s tourist numbers continue to decline

editor editor- July 28, 2009 06:44 0

As countries around the world are hit hard by the financial crisis, China’s tourism industry is impacted with ongoing decreases, as fewer tourists are coming ... Read More

Number of Americans visiting Canada is at a 37-year low and declining

Number of Americans visiting Canada is at a 37-year low and declining

editor editor- July 24, 2009 05:43 0

TORONTO — The number of U.S. tourists visiting Canada is at a 37-year low and declining, mainly due to the recession, but stricter new U.S. Read More

The number of tourists traveling between the United States and Canada declined

The number of tourists traveling between the United States and Canada declined

editor editor- July 21, 2009 07:33 0

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario - The number of people traveling between the United States and Canada dropped from May to June, a tourism official said Sunday ... Read More

Battered by recession, Caribbean tourism is looking for the way out of crisis

Battered by recession, Caribbean tourism is looking for the way out of crisis

editor editor- July 13, 2009 04:05 0

How should Caribbean governments seek to support tourism during a global recession? Read More

Hawaii: Tourism tanks, now what?

Hawaii: Tourism tanks, now what?

editor editor- July 8, 2009 05:33 0

The latest tourism figures don't bode well for the summer, traditionally Hawaii's bread-and-butter travel season. Read More

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce: Arrivals may fall 20%

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce: Arrivals may fall 20%

editor editor- July 2, 2009 05:52 0

BANGKOK, July 1 (Reuters) - Thailand may see a drop of up to 20 percent in tourist arrivals this year due to the global economic ... Read More

Street performers grow despite Hawaii’s tourism decline

Street performers grow despite Hawaii’s tourism decline

editor editor- June 30, 2009 06:48 0

While Hawaii tourism has slowed, the number of street performers, artists, and other sidewalk entrepreneurs appears to be growing along Waikiki's Kalakaua Avenue. Read More

Hawaii tourism down 6.9% in May — not as bad as past 10 months

Hawaii tourism down 6.9% in May — not as bad as past 10 months

editor editor- June 27, 2009 05:40 0

About 6.9 percent fewer visitors came to the Islands of Hawaii in May and spent US$133 million, or 15 percent, less than a year ago, ... Read More

AAA: This year, July 4 travel to decline 1.9%

AAA: This year, July 4 travel to decline 1.9%

editor editor- June 25, 2009 04:06 0

Travel in the U.S. during the July 4 holiday weekend will decline 1.9 percent from last year as the recession and high gasoline prices keep ... Read More

As tourism takes a dive, businesses try to lure tourists back

As tourism takes a dive, businesses try to lure tourists back

editor editor- June 22, 2009 03:08 0

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — “When the United States sneezes, we catch a cold,” a Costa Rican hotel owner said recently. He wasn't talking about ... Read More

European summer season clouded by crisis

European summer season clouded by crisis

editor editor- June 15, 2009 05:00 0

PRAGUE — Crowds of tourists stroll along Prague's famous Charles Bridge, but the Czech capital and other places in Europe expect a lacklustre tourist season ... Read More

Airlines see signs of end of decline

Airlines see signs of end of decline

editor editor- May 13, 2009 04:43 0

April airline traffic reports showed some signs of improvement over March and airline executives pointed to stabilization in revenue and demand declines, as carriers continue ... Read More

UK has lowest number of airline flights in April since 2001, according to OAG

UK has lowest number of airline flights in April since 2001, according to OAG

editor editor- May 1, 2009 05:04 0

LONDON - The UK is experiencing significant cutbacks in airline service, both domestically and internationally, according to the latest statistics from OAG (http://www.oagaviation.com), the world's ... Read More

Russia braces for fewer tourists

Russia braces for fewer tourists

editor editor- April 21, 2009 05:21 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Russians are bracing for a decline in international travel critical to cities like St. Petersburg that are heavily dependent on the ... Read More

Asian carriers shaken by plunge in premium travel

Asian carriers shaken by plunge in premium travel

editor editor- April 20, 2009 03:45 0

SINGAPORE — Casey Chan used to fly business class every other month to oversee his company's electronics factory in China until late last year, when ... Read More

Airlines filling fewer executive class seats: IATA

Airlines filling fewer executive class seats: IATA

editor editor- April 17, 2009 04:09 0

GENEVA - Airlines worldwide filled 21 percent fewer executive class seats in February than the same month a year ago as fewer people took long-haul ... Read More

South Florida hotels see no bottom in tourism decline

South Florida hotels see no bottom in tourism decline

editor editor- April 10, 2009 04:13 0

The tourism industry continues to worsen in South Florida, with hotel taxes dropping faster in February than in January and recovery proving more difficult than ... Read More

Vail Resorts CEO: Ski industry’s ‘fat years’ are over

Vail Resorts CEO: Ski industry’s ‘fat years’ are over

editor editor- April 3, 2009 04:31 0

VAIL, Colorado — After enjoying several “fat years” between 2003 and 2007, it’s time for the ski industry to give something back to consumers, Vail ... Read More

Paris tourism feels the economic chill

Paris tourism feels the economic chill

editor editor- April 1, 2009 02:34 0

At his Paris souvenir shop on the Boulevard de Clichy, at the foot of Montmartre, manager Amir Mezzine is getting desperate. His sales have plummeted ... Read More

Bahamas sees further decline in tourism

Bahamas sees further decline in tourism

editor editor- March 30, 2009 04:06 0

MEDELLIN, Colombia - The U.S. recession is going to mean another year of declining tourism receipts and a stagnant economy for Bahamas, Minister of State ... Read More

Air Transport Association reports sharp decline in passenger and cargo demand

editor editor- March 21, 2009 03:14 0

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) on Friday reported that passenger revenue fell 19 percent in February 2009 versus the same month in 2008 ... Read More

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