Tag: tourism economy

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness
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ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers ... Read More

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility
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PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend
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Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent ... Read More

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018
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$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs ... Read More

Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand
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Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand

editor editor- May 2, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has revealed that a record number of competitors from around the world ... Read More

Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi
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Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

The Middle East’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The elite ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism: Out with the old, in with the new
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Puerto Rico Tourism: Out with the old, in with the new

editor editor- April 25, 2019

“Since our inception last July, we hit the ground running to accelerate the tourism economy,” said Brad Dean, CEO of ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
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U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism
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Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility
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President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming ... Read More

Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong
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Global Tourism Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter Wong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

Tourism Icon Peter Wong died on 11 March 2019, at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, HongKong. Peter Wong ... Read More

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018
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WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy
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Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every ... Read More

WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent
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WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy
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Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every ... Read More

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world
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Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to ... Read More

“An inspirational story”:  Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018
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“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming
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WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018
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Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations
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Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for ... Read More

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery
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WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Travel & Tourism can be a major growth sector for the UK after Brexit, according to new research from the ... Read More

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism
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€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

The Travel & Tourism sector contributed €1 in every €7, in the Spanish economy last year demonstrating the importance of ... Read More

US travel sector retains  Number One status and grows despite trade tensions
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US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors ... Read More

WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe
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WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

Over 300,000 jobs could be at risk in the Travel & Tourism sector in the United Kingdom and almost 400,000 ... Read More

Evintra.com is MICE – and what it means
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Evintra.com is MICE – and what it means

editor editor- January 16, 2019

EVINTRA is the gateway to bringing the MICE and Tourism industry together on several levels. Read More

Monterey County working towards sustainability
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Monterey County working towards sustainability

editor editor- December 28, 2018

Monterey County Tourism is addressing plastics and measuring sustainability progress as critical steps. Read More

Monterey County Tourism walking the walk of sustainability
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Monterey County Tourism walking the walk of sustainability

editor editor- December 21, 2018

Meetings and events are big business in Monterey County, which is a destination known for inspiration and innovation and now ... Read More

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity
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African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

The second study in a series documenting the impact of African American travelers demonstrates their growing contribution to the United ... Read More

The impact of economic contagions on tourism
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The impact of economic contagions on tourism

editor editor- September 1, 2012

BANGKOK, Thailand - International visitor arrivals into Asia Pacific destinations during May 2012 showed a collective gain of 3% year-on-year ... Read More

Tourism can deliver on the goals of economic growth
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Tourism can deliver on the goals of economic growth

editor editor- June 14, 2012

MADRID, Spain - “On this occasion, I would like to underscore the role of tourism as a creator of jobs ... Read More