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Istanbul 2020: one of the ten richest, most modern and influential...

The Turkish response to the economic crisis is to rely on the growth of international arrivals.

Benefits and constraints on tourism for host nations of major sporting...

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has a comprehensive Sports Tourism program reviewing the success of the London 2012 Olympics and assessing the benefits and

London: recapturing the Olympics buzz

LONDON, England (eTN) - Londoners suffered collective withdrawal symptoms when the Olympic Games ended on August 11 and are now hoping to recapture some of the drama and excitement when the Paralympic

London in-between the Olympics and Paralympics

LONDON (eTN) - It was fascinating to see the golden days of the Olympics Games 2012 (The Greatest Show on Earth), which has brought a new spirit and feeling of togetherness to Britain and even switche

After the Olympics, a new challenge

UKinbound, an association of tourism operators in Britain, has issued the government a warning that “immediate action” is needed following the Olympics to boost inbound visitors to the UK for the

London Olympics 2012: time for the athletes to shine

LONDON (eTN) - The London Olympics 2012 got under way with a spectacular opening ceremony viewed by an estimated 27 million people in the UK and one billion worldwide.

British High Commission hosts Olympics Iftar dinner

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The British High Commissioner, Adam Thomson, hosted an Iftar dinner at the British High Commission in Islamabad to mark the start of London 2012 Games.

Jordan celebrates Dead Sea nomination as New 7 Wonders of Nature...

AMMAN, Jordan - In an effort to promote Jordan, especially through social media, and specifically to promote the Dead Sea’s nomination as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, the Jordan Tourism Board

Keeping the spirit of the 2010 games alive for tourism in...

2010 has created a golden opportunity for South Africa as a nation to win not just on the football field as host nation of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP, but on the global tourism stage.

Chicago bids for Olympics

Chicago is bidding for the Olympic Games in 2016. The city and the United States’ bid to become host of the 2016 Summer Olympics has been the hottest topic of conversation in Illinois.

Hosting Olympics can damage tourism

Staging the Olympics is detrimental to the tourism growth trends of both the host cities and countries, according to industry research.