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China considering law to control tourism price hikes

BEIJING, China - Chinese lawmakers mulled a draft tourism law on Tuesday that outlines measures to curb rocketing ticket prices amid the country's tourism boom.

Glasgow expecting a two-year tourism boom

GLASGOW, Scotland - Scotland's biggest city expects a two-year boom in visitor numbers as officials look to reap the benefits of hosting the Commonwealth Games.

Streamlined visa process to bring more Chinese visitors to UK

London’s businesses look set to welcome a wave of new Chinese tourists after a move to streamline the visa process is revealed in a matter of weeks.

Young royals’ visit to boost Singapore tourism

Singapore will be hoping that a visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – and the ensuing publicity – will encourage a tourism boom in the South East Asian city-state.

Bahrain experiences tourism boom

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain hosted over 230,000 tourists in one week from August 16 – 22 during Eid celebration, according to the Ministry of Interior.

“Vampire tourists” flock to Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Travel agencies have reported a surge in interest in "vampire vacations" since news of the discovery of the remains in the Black Sea town of Sozopol broke in the international press

Cape Town enjoys best-ever holiday season

Cape Town’s extended summer has translated into the city’s best-ever holiday season, with tourism experts declaring that predictions for a much-improved season have been right on the money.

Tourism boom threatens Burmese greatest treasures

The hotels are fully booked and the planes are packed as Burma experiences a tourist boom fuelled by perceptions abroad that its worst years of tyranny may be behind it.

Chinese tourism booms during Spring Festival

BEIJING - China's tourism authorities announced on Tuesday that tourism boomed in the country during the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday with over 70 percent of trips made within the Chinese mainland

Tourism and hotel industry thriving in Egypt

CAIRO - Egypt is currently witnessing an unparalleled boom in tourism, which is propelling this historic nation to the forefront of the developing tourism industry.

Nepal eyes tourism boom in midst of peace and democracy

KATHMANDU — With Nepal no longer in the grip of civil war and removed from travel warning lists, officials believe the impoverished Himalayan nation is set to benefit from a much-needed surge in tou

Saudi Arabia: The new Dubai?

His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the chairman of the board of directors of the Saudi Arabia Commission for Tourism and Antiquities who reports directly to the Saudi