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Brits flock to Greece

British holiday bookings to crisis-hit Greece are soaring, despite the country's economic woes.

Brazil warns of global rift unless economic crisis is resolved

Unless governments take urgent steps to deal with the ongoing global economic crisis, “a grave political and social rift” could open up between countries and peoples, Brazilian President Dilma Rou

Debt crisis may shrink inbound tourism to India

NEW DELHI, India - The ongoing debt crisis in the US and Europe is expected to impact inbound tourism into India this season, according to hoteliers and travel companies.

Exports led Asia-Pacific out of the global economic crisis

Exports have led Asia and the Pacific out of the global economic crisis, according to a new United Nations report, but it will be difficult to continue the growth without opening new markets within th

Greek tourism: Crisis? What crisis?

The economy is tanking. The government is on the brink. The treasury is fending off market vigilantes and credit downgrades.

International tourist arrivals back at pre-crisis peak level

Results through August 2010 prove that international tourism continues to recover from the decline of 4.2% suffered last year under the impact of the economic crisis.

What does the Greek economic crisis mean for a visitor to...

The Greek economy is in critical condition. Stories about the Greek government's austerity plans–and the strikes to protest it–are headline new in Europe.

Seychelles Tourism ends 2009 on a high note having weathered the...

The Seychelles took stock of the world economic crisis and reacted to mitigate the effects by handing over the control of their main industry over to the private sector.

Accor Asia Pacific: “Crisis? What a crisis?”

The economic crisis has shifted priorities for many hotel companies, but Accor Asia Pacific sees opportunities out of the current economic turmoil.

Elbow Beach hotel in Bermuda will partially close

Elbow Beach Hotel in Bermuda will lay off about 160 employees by the end of November as it shutters 131 rooms of its century-old main building and outsources food and beverage services, due to the eco

Malaysia’s tourism defies economic crisis

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's travel industry is showing no signs of decline despite the global economic crisis.

Dubai’s biggest merger ever may be only way out of meltdown

Last Saturday, Dubai’s Emaar Properties announced it is expecting a huge merger to be completed within four months with three real-estate units of Dubai Holding, which is owned by the ruler of the D

Economists warn of longer, deeper recession, oil hike, home decline to...

More doom and gloom in 2009 for the US economy and the lodging industry was spelled out by top US economists speaking at the 31st Annual New York University International Hospitality Industry Investme

US tourism industry: NOT totally out of the dark yet

The struggling economy in the US and around the world has taken a serious toll on the travel industry, as it has on most other businesses.

Economic meltdown only latest in woes for oil-rich Central Asian state...

With economic turmoil ravaging world markets, political or economic instability anywhere comes with incrementally higher stakes.

R.O.A.R.: An economical solution for meeting planning

In this economically challenging time, is there a “good for me, good for you, good for them” option for meeting planners? The answer is a resounding yes!

R.O.A.R.: Recession is great for UK and Europe

The recession is great news for the travel industry in the UK and Europe.

Recession may mean opportunities to some in the travel industry

Leading hospitality, timeshare and fractional leaders all across the country express concerns over business during these hard times.

R.O.A.R: Economic crisis

I have been in the hospitality industry for over 30 years and my take on this current crisis is as follows:

Biofuels become aviation’s big focus

As concerns about global warming intensify throughout the world, aviation is receiving a disproportionate level of scrutiny for its contribution to total global production of greenhouse gases.