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Nepal Tourism achieves new milestone: More than a million visitor arrivals

The month of November 2018 witnessed a historic moment with a phenomenal growth trend in international tourist arrivals to Nepal.

10 finalists announced in 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition

The 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition is a pioneering initiative that has identified emerging companies at the forefront of the transformation of the tourism...

Mexico’s tourism earnings up 15.1 percent

Mexico earned 1.427 billion U.S. dollars from international tourism in October, a 15.1-percent increase year-on-year, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography said on...

We-Ko-Pa Resort to host American Indian Tourism Conference

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has revealed the host site for its 22nd annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC.) In September...

Former Colombian President to be keynote speaker for upcoming international tourism...

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that Álvaro Uribe, former President of Colombia, is the keynote speaker for the ‘Global Conference on Jobs and...

International tourism receipts grew by 4 percent in 2012

Receipts from international tourism in destinations around the world grew by 4% in 2012 reaching US$1075 billion.

International travel –1 billion opportunities a year but U.S. missing the...

While staying at the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort recently, I had a chance to talk to many of our guests.

Nepal wants to attract visitors interested in its rich history and...

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's most iconic symbol - Mount Everest, the world's highest peak - and other tall mountains attract tens of thousands of foreign tourists, particularly from Western Europe, the

Tourists shunning India over sexual assault fears

The number of foreign tourists arriving in India dropped by 25% during the first three months of this year, largely because of fears about the risk of sexual assault, according to an industry survey.

Nepal’s tourist numbers expected to drop due to unstable political situation

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Due to the unstable political situation‚ traditional marketing plans‚ and lack of proper strategy‚ tourism entrepreneurs have said that 2013 might observe a fall in total tour

South Korean hotels and tourism-related businesses could face a slump in...

SEOUL, Korea - Three out of 10 South Korean hotels and other tourism-related businesses said they could face a slump this year due to the global economic slowdown and the local currency's ascent again

International tourist arrivals grow 4 percent since last year

International tourist arrivals grew by 4% in 2012 to reach 1.035 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Top picks for most Christmassy destinations around the world

If your Christmas is too often one of tacky decorations, over-cooked turkey and bitter family feuds, now may be the time to put the baubles back in the attic and plan yourself a yuletide getaway.

2012 set to break tourism records

Some 705 million international tourist arrivals were recorded over the first eight months of 2012, leading to the prediction of hitting the one billion tourists benchmark for the first time ever by th

International tourism strong despite uncertain economy

International tourist arrivals grew by 4% between January and August 2012 compared to the same period of 2011 according to the latest UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer.

Tashkent Tourism Festival starts today

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan – The Tashkent Tourism Festival started on Wednesday with its full colors and exotic ambiance.

UNWTO to address major issues facing tourism

LONDON, United Kingdom - As international tourism nears the historic milestone of one billion tourists, UNWTO will be holding a number of activities at World Travel Market (WTM) to address some of the

Medical tourism becomes popular with affluent Chinese

Modern care and a bit of shopping is just what the doctor ordered.

Staying healthy while traveling overseas

Explorers used to plan their expeditions for years. They stockpiled supplies, mapped their routes and hired experts to ensure a safe journey.

Asia’s first Legoland theme park opens in Malaysia

Asia's first Legoland theme park opened to packed crowds in southern Malaysia yesterday, with its cluster of attractions expected to transform the sleepy region into a thriving tourist hub.

International tourism set to reach one billion tourists by year end

Despite concerns over the global economy, international tourism demand continues to show resilience.

Uganda welcomes record number of UK tourists

The number of tourists coming to Uganda from the UK and Ireland has surpassed previous years' records despite the recent Ebola outbreak.

Hong Kong visitor arrivals soar

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Tourism Board announced today (24 August) that visitor arrivals to Hong Kong in July reached 4,369,786, a year-on-year increase of 13.8%.

US travel abroad dropped 3 percent in 2011

The US resident outbound market totaled 58.7 million in 2011, down 3 percent from 2010.

UN World Tourism Organization sees CTO as global model for regional...

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The world’s leading international tourism organization has described the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) as a global model on regional cooperation.
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