Tag: tourism sector

Arab tourism sector still recovering from Arab Spring

Arab tourism sector still recovering from Arab Spring

editor editor- May 31, 2013 07:45 0

The Arab tourism sector has recorded a $ 15 billion loss as a result of the Arab Spring, in addition to the loss of around ... Read More

Rwanda’s tourism revenue up 17 percent

Rwanda’s tourism revenue up 17 percent

editor editor- February 19, 2013 08:06 0

Rwanda's tourism sector registered tremendous growth as the revenue generated increased by 17% last year compared to 2011. Read More

Oman to evaluate tourism sector, prepare comprehensive development strategy

Oman to evaluate tourism sector, prepare comprehensive development strategy

editor editor- December 31, 2012 06:44 0

MUSCAT, Oman — Tourism Minister Ahmed bin Nasser al Mehrzi has said that the government has tasked the Ministry of Tourism to evaluate the tourism ... Read More

Swiss tourism continues to struggle

Swiss tourism continues to struggle

editor editor- December 6, 2012 07:40 0

The Swiss tourism sector was again badly hit in summer largely due to the strong Swiss franc. Read More

Kenneth: Increasing insecurity posing great danger to Kenya’s tourism sector

Kenneth: Increasing insecurity posing great danger to Kenya’s tourism sector

editor editor- November 27, 2012 03:07 0

NAIROBI, Kenya - The increasing insecurity is posing a great danger to the country's tourism sector, planning assistant minister Peter Kenneth has said. Read More

Minister: Best tourist season in Croatia’s history

Minister: Best tourist season in Croatia’s history

editor editor- September 11, 2012 08:56 0

Croatia's tourism sector, a driving force in the country's ailing economy, registered record figures during the first eight months of the year, a minister said ... Read More

Australia, Britain and France issue travel advisories due to Kenyan riots

Australia, Britain and France issue travel advisories due to Kenyan riots

editor editor- September 5, 2012 07:26 0

The Kenyan tourism sector is at crossroads yet again following insecurity incidents at the Kenyan coast long regarded as the country's bastion of tourism activities. Read More

OCCI Ramadhan evening to focus on plans to revive tourism sector

OCCI Ramadhan evening to focus on plans to revive tourism sector

editor editor- August 7, 2012 10:55 0

MUSCAT, Oman — Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) will hold its 6th Ramadhan evening today on the government’s plans to revive tourism sector ... Read More

KTB: Kenya remains safe for tourists

KTB: Kenya remains safe for tourists

editor editor- May 31, 2012 05:54 0

NAIROBI, Kenya — The tourism sector now wants speedy investigations into Monday's explosion at Assanands House on Moi Avenue in Nairobi, to avoid speculation that ... Read More

One global force for one billion

One global force for one billion

editor editor- April 5, 2012 07:52 0

THE POWER OF ONE What does it take to move one billion people across our world, as a force of good to change our world? Read More

Haiti could receive first cruise ship in 25 years

Haiti could receive first cruise ship in 25 years

editor editor- February 21, 2012 04:09 0

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A cruise ship may soon call at Port-Au-Prince, the first such visit in Haiti after a quarter of a century, a milestone ... Read More

CHTA chief: Lack of airline competition chokes Caribbean tourism

CHTA chief: Lack of airline competition chokes Caribbean tourism

editor editor- January 25, 2012 05:55 0

Bahamas — President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Josef Forstmayr says the lack of competition in the regional airline industry is stifling ... Read More

Namibia’s tourism sector becomes very competitive

Namibia’s tourism sector becomes very competitive

editor editor- October 6, 2011 05:23 0

WINDHOEK, Namibia — The tourism sector has become very competitive, as the competitive advantage is no longer natural but increasingly man-made, driven by science, technology ... Read More

Jordan’s tourism thrives despite regional turmoil

Jordan’s tourism thrives despite regional turmoil

editor editor- September 30, 2011 08:42 0

AQABA, Jordan - Jordan’s success in maintaining its security and stability in a turbulent region has reflected positively on the tourism sector, the government said. Read More

Disaster after disaster equals no tourism ministry for Pakistan

Disaster after disaster equals no tourism ministry for Pakistan

editor editor- June 15, 2011 07:39 0

PAKISTAN (eTN) - Pakistan is a country that is facing its worst conditions ever regarding its tourism industry. Read More

Swiss tourism up despite strong franc

Swiss tourism up despite strong franc

editor editor- February 23, 2011 02:37 0

More tourists came to Switzerland last year than the year before, but the trend's continuation is threatened by the strength of Swiss franc. Read More

British Airways chief says Air Passenger Duty threatens the fabric of the tourism sector

British Airways chief says Air Passenger Duty threatens the fabric of the tourism sector

editor editor- October 11, 2010 07:43 0

(eTN) - Chief executive officer of British Airways Willie Walsh said that the Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax on British travelers to the Caribbean not ... Read More

Minister calls for investment in Ghana’s tourism industry

Minister calls for investment in Ghana’s tourism industry

editor editor- August 11, 2010 03:19 0

The Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Sabah Zita Okaikoi has called on investors to take advantage of the general incentives available when they decide to invest ... Read More

12,000 jobs lost as Ireland’s tourism takes a dive

12,000 jobs lost as Ireland’s tourism takes a dive

editor editor- December 30, 2009 03:10 0

The number of overseas visitors taking holidays in Ireland fell by almost one-fifth in 2009, and about 12,000 tourism jobs were lost, according to the ... Read More

New Mauritius Hotels revenue down sharply

New Mauritius Hotels revenue down sharply

editor editor- August 12, 2009 05:33 0

PORT LOUIS - The Mauritius-based luxury hotel group New Mauritius Hotels NMH.MZ said on Tuesday revenue fell sharply as the global economic downturn squeezed the ... Read More

1,200 youths for summer work in tourism sector

1,200 youths for summer work in tourism sector

editor editor- July 17, 2008 04:06 0

Twelve hundred youths from across the island will be employed for the summer holidays in the tourism sector as part of a summer programme being ... Read More

UAE pumps US$4 billion in Egypt’s tourism sector

UAE pumps US$4 billion in Egypt’s tourism sector

editor editor- May 12, 2008 05:11 0

The UAE has pumped US$4 billion into the vibrant Egyptian tourism sector, accounting for 30% of total Arab tourism investment in Egypt, a senior Egyptian ... Read More

Guyana allocates $300M for tourism sector

Guyana allocates $300M for tourism sector

editor editor- February 28, 2008 04:29 0

Georgetown, Guyana -- Feb. 27, 2008 -- The 2008 National Budget has made a procession of $300 M that will contribute to the enhancement of ... Read More

Bahrainis to be trained for jobs in tourism

Bahrainis to be trained for jobs in tourism

editor editor- February 18, 2008 12:30 0

A major programme to increase the level of Bahrainisation in the travel industry is to be launched by the Bahrain Training Institute (BTI). The National ... Read More

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