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Abu Dhabi tourism planning week-long promotion in Saudi Arabia

Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry is planning a week-long promotion of the destination and its expanding offering in Saudi Arabia later this month with a high profile participation at Riyadh Travel Fair

Bahrain aims to become world-class health tourism destination

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain has taken a giant step towards becoming a world-class health tourism destination, with Dilmunia at Bahrain, the developer's top official has said.

Asia becomes hot destination for global travelers

SINGAPORE - A record one billion travellers crossed international borders in 2012, and almost a quarter of them came from Asia Pacific, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Hong Kong still top destination for mainland tourists

Hong Kong's tax-free retail sales, proximity to the mainland and reputation for genuine goods will allow the city to keep its position as the top destination for mainland shoppers, in spite of any rec

Dominican Republic named Best In Travel For 2013

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Lonely Planet has named Dominican Republic as one of its Top 10 Countries for 2013 in its annually published Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2013.

Seattle most expensive destination to stay this Labor Day weekend

SEATTLE, Wash. - Seattle is the USA's most expensive destination for this upcoming Labor Day weekend, based on the cost of its lodging, according to a new survey.

Chinese tourists love Canada

The buses pull up in front of the Roots store on the corner of Robson and Burrard three or four times a week during the summer, ejecting a gaggle of tourists looking for that perfect piece of Canadian

Qatar Tourism Authority appoints marketing and public relations experts to boost...

LONDON, England - The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has announced it will work with travel representation and public relations firm Hills Balfour as it looks to establish itself as a leading destinati

“Jihadi tourism” booming in Somalia

As international destinations go, Somalia has been off-the-charts for more than two decades.

India set to see boost from British tourists

SINGAPORE - India is expected to see an increase in British visitors this year.

British Virgin Islands voted to top categories

NEW YORK - Over 8 million votes were cast by Conde Nast Traveler readers to determine the world's best hotels, resorts, cruises, airlines, cities, and islands of 2011, and the British Virgin Islands w

India eyeing growing gay tourism market

New Delhi, India - Having visited countries they find safe and fun, foreign gay travelers are increasingly touring India to get an experience of this varied and beautiful travel destination, thanks to

Macau emerges as major tourist hub in Southeast Asia

Glittering casinos, hotels and nightclubs combined with a rich colonial past are making the coastal Chinese enclave of Macau emerge as a major tourist hub in Southeast Asia, attracting an ever increas

Dusseldorf – city of thriving arts and culture scene

Dusseldorf is often overlooked in favor of its more popular sister Cologne, but this elegant, modern city on the eastern bank of the Rhine River has risen steadily to defy its origins as the dorf (vil

France holds on to rank as top tourist destination

Despite a global economic monetary crisis people are still travelling. And France is still the number one destination in the world. Has been for several years running.