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Mauritius tourism revenues down

(eTN) - Figures just out about Mauritius’ tourism revenues, which show a decline of arrivals during Q1 of 2013 by 12.4 percent, have caused a storm of outrage across the island’s tourism sector, a

Chinese tourists outnumber US visitors in New Zealand

It is the year of the dragon for Chinese tourists coming to New Zealand with numbers up almost 40 percent in the year to September.

Tibet expecting over 10 million tourists this year

The Tibet autonomous region is expected to receive a record 10-million-plus tourists this year, a local tourism official said on Monday.

Zimbabwe expects revenue boost from EU and US visitors

Tourist arrivals are expected to have increased marginally during the first half of this year after international awareness on brand Zimbabwe, which struggled under the country's decade-long economic

Tourism Australia goes after Indian tourists

Australia is making a bid to capture some of the 50 million Indians who are expected to travel overseas by 2020 with a new plan to lure tourists.

International tourism receipts hits new record

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism receipts continued to recover from the losses of crisis year 2009 and hit new records in most destinations, reaching an est

Sydney wants tourists to stay extra night and taste its culinary...

The state government has an ambitious plan to encourage overseas tourists to stay an extra night in Sydney to taste the culinary delights of suburbs like Haberfield, Cabramatta and Harris Park.

Commerce Minister: Cyprus tourism up 10 percent

Tourist arrivals have increased by over 10 per cent since October, with revenue from tourism getting a 13.6 per cent boost along the way, according to Commerce Minister Praxoulla Antoniadou.

Industry needs to treat the easy-to-pull price lever very carefully

In times of economic uncertainty where demand drops and becomes more unpredictable, the travel industry sees much more pressure on prices.

“Revolution” costs Tunisian tourism dearly

TUNIS - Tourism earnings in Tunisia fell almost 40 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2011, hit by unrest which led to the ouster of former leader Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, the ministry s

Zambian tourism expected to earn $412 million this year

Pesident Banda says the direct contribution of tourism to Zambia’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to reach US$412 million this year.

Rwanda tourism numbers surpass forecasts

(eTN) - The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) for Tourism and Conservation, yesterday released their arrival and related data for the year 2010.

City entry fee proposed for Venice visitors

Your next trip to Venice may cost you more. The city is about to start charging tourists an entrance fee.

Aussie tourists are biggest spenders in New Zealand

The amount of money spent by international visitors hit a record high of $6.2 billion last year, despite fallout from the global financial crisis.

China: Tourism revenue soars 26.9% during Spring Festival

BEIJING - China's tourism revenue rose 26.9 percent to 64.62 billion yuan (9.46 billion U.S. dollars) during the Spring Festival, the National Tourism Administration (NTA) said Sunday.

Minister: 708,724 foreign visitors came to Pakistan in 2008-09

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's National Assembly was informed on Monday that a total of 708,724 foreign tourists visited Pakistan during the year 2008-09.

South Africa could lose R3.6bn in tourism revenue

Foreign airlines may have to reduce their flights to South Africa because of the mounting cost of building the new international airport in Durban and massive airport tariff hikes by Airports Company