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India’s international visitor arrivals up 4.5 percent

NEW DELHI, India - Foreign tourist arrivals to India grew by about 4.5% from 6.30 million in 2011 to 6.57 million in 2012.

Tanzania tourist arrivals reach 1 million mark

(eTN) DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Seen as a highest figure of tourist arrivals in Tanzania’s tourism ever achieved in past years, the number of tourists who visited Tanzania last year touched a millio

New Zealand’s March tourist numbers highest ever recorded

New Zealand's tourist numbers are up, thanks in part to an early Easter, the England cricket team's tour of the country and marketing campaigns centred on the release of The Hobbit.

Record number of tourists comes to Germany in 2012

BERLIN, Germany - There's been a renewed boom in tourism in Germany over the past 12 months.

Cuba expects 3 million foreign visitors in 2013

HAVANA, Cuba - The number of foreign tourists visiting Cuba is expected to reach nearly 2.9 million in 2012 and 3 million in 2013, according to the Cuban Ministry of Tourism.

Burma’s tourist numbers expected to total over one million by year’s...

Burma's tourism industry is on the rise with tourist numbers expected to reach the one million mark by the end of the year.

Ferguson: Australian arrivals from China up 17 percent

The number of Chinese visitors heading Down Under has outstripped the UK, making the Middle Kingdom Australia's second biggest market behind New Zealand.

Number of tourists coming to Northern Ireland drops significantly

Official figures suggest a big fall in the number of tourists coming to Northern Ireland.

Minister: Bali must enforce a limit on the number of tourists

BALI, Indonesia - Bali must put a cap on the number of tourists allowed to visit the island, a former minister of tourism has stated.

Number of tourists visiting South Korea expected to top 10 million

SEOUL, Korea - The number of foreign tourists visiting South Korea this year is expected to top the landmark 10 million later this week for the first time on the back of rising Chinese and Japanese to

UK tourism gets boost from Paralympic Games

People coming to London to watch the Paralympic Games helped boost UK tourism numbers, figures show.

Philippines’ visitor arrivals up 9 percent

Visitor arrivals in the Philippines increased by 9.08 percent or 3.1 million tourists in the first nine months of the year, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT).

South Africa’s tourism experienced excellent first half of the year

According to the most recent tourism figures, tourist numbers to South Africa increased by an impressive 10,5% during the first six months of 2012, which is double the global tourism growth rate of 5%

Ireland’s tourist numbers rise 7.9 percent

DUBLIN, Ireland - The number of tourists visiting Ireland rose 7.9% last year while Irish people took fewer trips abroad, new figures published by the Central Statistics Office show.

Egypt: Tourism up 8.3 percent

Egypt received one million tourists in July, 8.3 per cent more than the 936,000 it received the previous year, but still 300,000 less than in July 2010, largely as a result of the revolution early las

Number of Chinese visitors to Vietnam drops

HANOI, Vietnam - The number of Chinese tourists visiting Vietnam in the January-August period dropped by 9.7% from the same period last year, and arrivals from this source market are forecast to remai

Overseas visitors flock to San Francisco

SYDNEY, Australia - California is more popular and accessible than ever, say global online travel agency Jetabroad, as new figures reveal that San Francisco welcomed a record number of visitors in 201

Over 2 million tourists come to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - More than two million tourists visited Philippines during the first half of the year, the presidential palace reported citing figures from the Department of Tourism.

Number of visitors to Japan exceeds pre-disaster level

The number of visitors to Japan has, for the first time since the earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011, exceeded the pre-disaster level.

Number of foreigners coming to Indonesia keeps growing

The number of foreigners traveling to Indonesia in April reached 626,100, a 2.96 percent increase from 609,093 tourists in the same period last year, according to data released by the Central Statisti

Chinese tourism to Europe soars due to weak euro

BEIJING, China - Wang Yalan is traveling to Europe again this year as the falling euro is prompting a rise in Chinese tourists.

Indonesian minister: Tourist arrivals from China to double by 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia intends to double tourist arrivals from China by 2014 as bilateral relations have developed rapidly in recent years, Indonesia's Tourism Minister Mari Elka Pangestu has

Minister: Number of tourists to Lebanon to exceed 3 million

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon’s tourism minister said Friday he expected the number of tourists to the country at the end of 2012 to exceed 3 million.

Sri Lankan tourist arrivals on the rise

During the last three months 236,910 tourists visited Sri Lanka, Economic Development Deputy Minister Laksman Yapa Abeywardena said.

Israel welcomes record number of visitors in February

A record number of tourists entered Israel last month, a bit of good news amid concerns that the tensions in the south might stem the flow of visitors over the busy Passover season.

50 percent boost in Scottish tourism not going to happen

A target for a 50% boost in Scotland's tourism industry by 2016 cannot be met, the Scottish Parliament's economy committee has warned.

Mideast tourism to UK on the rise

Britain welcomed more visitors than ever from the Middle East last year and the trend is set to continue throughout 2012, according to VisitBritain, the UK’s national tourist authority.

Kuwait aiming to double tourist numbers by 2015

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - The organisers of an upcoming travel expo in Dubai say that Kiwait is aiming to double its tourist arrivals to one million by 2015 as it seeks to boost its tourism infrastructure

Egyptian tourism hopes for recovery despite ongoing violence

CAIRO, Egypt - Despite ongoing street violence and more than 70 deaths after a football match riot last week, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism hopes to see a recovery in tourist numbers to between 12 and

Vienna expects flat tourist numbers in 2012

Tourism officials in Vienna expect a stagnation of overnight stay numbers in 2012.