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Arab tourism sector still recovering from Arab Spring

The Arab tourism sector has recorded a $ 15 billion loss as a result of the Arab Spring, in addition to the loss of around 10 million tourists, according to Bandar Al-Fuhaid, director of the Arab Tour

Egypt: Tourism up 8.3 percent

Egypt received one million tourists in July, 8.3 per cent more than the 936,000 it received the previous year, but still 300,000 less than in July 2010, largely as a result of the revolution early las

Minister: Egyptian tourism begins to recover

The Egyptian Tourism begins to recover and returns to its normal level, said Tourism Minister Hisham Zazou at the opening of a workshop on tourism here in Hurghada on 1/9/2012.

Egyptian tourism hopes for recovery despite ongoing violence

CAIRO, Egypt - Despite ongoing street violence and more than 70 deaths after a football match riot last week, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism hopes to see a recovery in tourist numbers to between 12 and

British PM bullish about prospects for resolving Eurozone crisis

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland – Despite the uncertainty sweeping across the European Union, British Prime Minister David Cameron was bullish about the prospects for resolving the current Eurozone cris

Queensland tourism bounces back, thanks to mining industry

The weather crisis of 2011 was blamed for a serious downturn in tourism and, while visitor numbers fell sharply last year, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has shown Queensland recorded the nation'

Cruise lines: 2012 bookings are up, prices are down

Some of the world's biggest cruise lines are encountering choppy waters as prices for their cabins take a dip.

Iraq striving to recover plundered antiquities

Iraq is still striving to recover thousands of antiquities plundered from its museums and archaeological sites, as the war-torn country aims to develop its tourism industry to help rebuild its economy

Global recovery must start with the poor

Unjustified cuts in aid to the poor during a financial crisis could violate human rights standards, and economic recovery must start with the most vulnerable, according to a United Nations human right

Hopes rising for a recovery of Japan’s tourism industry

Hopes are rising for a recovery in the nation's tourism industry, with travel agents, hotels and other businesses doing all they can to attract customers as the Golden Week holidays began and the mood

Captain Morgan offers up precious booty for return of lost cannons

NEW YORK - Coming off the heels, or rather boots, of the news earlier this week that six iron cannons from the lost ships of famed privateer Captain Henry Morgan were recovered off the coast of Panama

Captain Morgan’s cannons recovered in Panama

PANAMA CITY, Panama - In the shallow waters surrounding Lajas Reef at the mouth of the Chagres River in Panama, a team of archaeologists has recovered cannons from the site where infamous privateer Ca

Greek tourism revenues to recover this year

Athens - Greek tourism revenues are likely to recover in 2011 after two straight years of decline given a rise in early bookings from most of the debt-stricken country's main markets, the deputy touri

Egypt tourism expected to recover fast

Dubai - Tourism industry insiders say that the political unrest in Egypt may have only a short-term impact on hotels, cruises, hospitality development and travel cancellations as the Egyptian tourism

UN: Aceh makes great strides after tsunami but faces challenges

The Indonesian province of Aceh has made remarkable progress in rebuilding since the devastating tsunami six years ago but faces major challenges in cutting poverty and inequality and reducing the imp

Bulgarian tourism recovering

Bulgaria's winter tourism is slowly recovering from the financial crisis, mainly due to the increased number of tourists from neighboring Balkan countries.

Impressive tourism recovery in Europe

European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani has welcomed recent data on the impressive recovery of Europe's tourism industry as a sign of Europe’s overall economic recovery.

Travel industry recovering from recession, WTM delegates told

People are rediscovering travel following the recession, according to data unveiled on the second day of World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry.

IATA: Global aviation industry to reap $8.9B profit in 2010

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has again revised its industry outlook, expecting the world’s airlines to post profits of US$8.9 billion in 2010, as the industry recovers faster t

Slow recovery for Canadian airline industry

VANCOUVER - Canada's airline industry is recovering slowly in 2010 from last year's plunge in demand, but cost-conscious travelers are making it hard for the sector to raise prices and recuperate full

Mauritius tourism recovers, revenues up 8.5%

PORT LOUIS - Tourism revenues in Mauritius rose by 8.5 percent in the six months to June, boosted by a jump in visitor numbers from Asia, official data showed on Wednesday.

Increased hotel occupancy barometer of the economic recovery

After a lengthy, recession-induced downturn, the latest industry figures suggest that more Americans are choosing hotels.

Singapore Airlines reverses a year-earlier loss, reports 1Q net profit

SINGAPORE — Singapore Airlines Ltd. reported a fiscal first-quarter net profit, reversing a year-earlier loss, as the global economic recovery boosted air travel.

NBTA: ‘Misguided’ government statements could undermine recovery of US travel industry

The National Business Travel Association (NBTA) – the voice of the business travel community – is disappointed to see the Obama Administration take another misguided swing at the travel industry.

Hawaii hotel industry continues to recover

HONOLULU - A local travel industry consulting firm says Hawaii's hotel industry continues on the path to recovery.

Top travel brands to discuss recovery at TDS North America 2010

Leading industry experts from Expedia, Google, Marriott International, United Airlines, IHG, Orbitz Worldwide, and Continental Airlines are set to address North America’s online travel industry and

International tourism: recovery confirmed, but growth remains uneven

MADRID, Spain – International tourist arrivals grew by 7 percent in the first four months of 2010 according to the latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Airline executives: This time will be different

Amid the steady stream of positive air travel demand data, airline executives and industry observers no longer question whether a general recovery is underway.

Global travel industry to experience multi-speed recovery

The global travel and tourism industry will experience a “multi-speed” recovery taking up to a further four years to fully recover to pre-global downturn levels, reveals a report launched today at