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Malaysia wants to attract more tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2019

Malaysia was once ranked 9th in the world for tourist arrivals. Latest Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report ranks Malaysia 25th ... Read More

What’s new in the Islands of The Bahamas this December

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019

The weather may be cooling down in the U.S., but The Bahamas is heating up this winter. With numerous awards ... Read More

Tourism & leisure industry private equity deals total $7.72 billion globally in Q3 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019

Total tourism & leisure industry private equity deals worth $7.72 billion were announced globally in Q3 2019. The value marked ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Performance indicates sustained tourism growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

Stayover visitation continued to rise for the Cayman Islands in October with arrivals of 23,798 persons, a 5.76% increase, or ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: October was a mixed bag for Hawaii vacation rentals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) released the Hawaii Vacation Rental Performance Report for October 2019 today. In October 2019, the ... Read More

Jamaica ranked 2nd in the world for prioritizing tourism, says Bartlett

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica has been ranked 2nd in the world for the prioritization of ... Read More

Barbados tourism: Strong performance in the first nine months of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

Chief Executive Officer of The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) William Griffith has revealed that based on the destination management ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Occupancy and revenue up in October

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019

In October 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy ... Read More

Canada’s minority government provides tourism opportunities

Peter Johansen Peter Johansen- November 20, 2019

Canada’s new minority government can provide the tourism industry with lobbying challenges—but also important new opportunities, industry leaders were told ... Read More

Wales announces “Year of the Outdoors” for business events at IBTM 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019

Wales will be highlighting the benefits of nature for delegate wellbeing with the launch of the ‘Year of the Outdoors’ ... Read More

Cayman Islands Tourism: 7000 room stock milestone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

The Cayman Islands tourism industry recently achieved a major milestone in the accommodations sector through the significant growth of over ... Read More

What’s new in the Islands of the Bahamas for November

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019

Grand Bahama Island has already rebounded from Hurricane Dorian with a handful of reopenings this month.  Many of its hotels ... Read More

Jamaica and Panama to establish multi-destination arrangement, says Minister Bartlett

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica and the Republic of Panama is set to establish ... Read More

Hawaii named #1 Top Glamping Destination this winter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

Contrary to what most might think, camping is NOT just a summer activity, and Hawaii residents are proving that to ... Read More

California Tourism: California is open for business

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019

California’s tourism industry remains largely unscathed from wildfires that broke out over the past two weeks. Fires are nearing containment, ... Read More

US Tourism & Leisure industry sees a 7.7% drop in deal activity

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

The US tourism & leisure industry saw a drop of 7.7% in overall deal activity during September 2019, when compared ... Read More

VisitBritain: US tourists flock to UK in first half of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

New figures released by VisitBritain show strong growth in visitor arrivals from the United States (US) to the United Kingdom ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry to forge partnerships with Argentina

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says his Ministry is in talks with the Argentine Republic to forge partnerships in ... Read More

Egypt Tourism to sponsor visitor registration at WTM London 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

Egypt Tourism Authority has been confirmed as the sponsor for visitor registration at this year’s WTM London – the leading ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association (HLTA) are sponsoring workshops in the “Campaign for ... Read More

European hotels: Rough 2019 gives way to profit burst

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019

Profit per available room grew year-on-year in Mainland Europe hotels in September and for the second time in 2019. After ... Read More

Barbados Tourism CEO announces his resignation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has announced that its CEO, William ‘Billy’ Griffith, tendered ... Read More

Tourism Trinidad targets 380,000 international visitors for 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

For the new fiscal year 2019/2020, Tourism Trinidad Limited’s (TTL) main goals are to increase visitor arrivals by 7% to ... Read More

Over-crowded tourist destinations are changing the way we travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019

Certain places on our planet are getting loved to death. Why? Not long ago, international travel was the purview of ... Read More

Why hotel rates in Hawaii are now more expensive?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

The cost for a hotel in Waikiki, Maui or Kauai has been going up. The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)Research Division ... Read More

Wellness tourism is in good health at WTM London

editor editor- October 19, 2019

Experts and entrepreneurs will be taking the pulse of the booming multibillion-pound wellness sector during WTM London – the global ... Read More

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019

The Malta Tourism Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of Tolene Van der Merwe as the tourism board’s new ... Read More

Asia remains the largest tourism growth market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

Trips abroad from Asia are continuing to increase. After surging by seven percent in 2018, during the first eight months ... Read More

200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

With the introduction of e-visa service back in June 2017, Ethiopia has opened its doors for foreign visitors wider than ... Read More

VisitBritain announces four new US appointments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

VisitBritain has named four new appointments joining the United States (US) region across the business events, trade and communications team. ... Read More

Desire to travel motivates millennials to work

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

According to a survey of more than 1,600 millennials, travel is a surprisingly popular motivator for why millennials work. 63% ... Read More

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

From 10-12 September 2019 the Expocentre in Moscow hosted the prestigious 25th anniversary of the OTDYKH Leisure expo. Over the ... Read More

IMEX America… “the cornerstone of the work we do”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 12, 2019

Exhibitors and buyers alike on day 3 of IMEX America report business success, whether it involves closing deals or getting ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Network to Develop a “National Herbaceutical Research Project”

editor editor- September 12, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the development of the herbaceuticals sector is also a priority activity within the ... Read More

Jerusalem poised to become Israel’s incentive trips capital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019

Over the next 3 weeks, Israel will host some 8,300 tourists taking part in the two largest Incentive Trips ever ... Read More