Tag: visitor numbers

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less
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More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda
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China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... Read More

Western Europe key destination for Chinese gastronomy tourism
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Western Europe key destination for Chinese gastronomy tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Due to a rich mix of cultures within Western Europe, each individual country is known for specific dishes, or entire ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018
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UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals
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Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million ... Read More

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers
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The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit
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VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce its ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk
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Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient
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ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?
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Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during ... Read More

US travel sector retains  Number One status and grows despite trade tensions
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US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors ... Read More

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020
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Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, nation’s ambitious growth plans still call for ... Read More

First Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Monrovia means good news for Liberia tourism
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First Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Monrovia means good news for Liberia tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2019

A franchise agreement with Marriott International was signed today for the first Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Liberia. Located ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt
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Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of six new hotels in Egypt as part of a portfolio deal across a ... Read More

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London
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A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

WTM London 2018, the event where ideas arrive, will generate a record £3.4 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, ... Read More

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan
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Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

How would Aroaki, Mt Cook and Westland Tai Poutini National Parks in New Zealand be managed while considering the impacts ... Read More

New York-based tourism professionals receive destination training
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New York-based tourism professionals receive destination training

editor editor- January 31, 2019

A group of tourism professionals in New York recently had the chance to learn more about Seychelles as a destination. ... Read More

Singapore hospitality industry can expect a good 2019
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Singapore hospitality industry can expect a good 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

In Singapore, the hotel industry is heading into 2019 in good shape thanks to the Trump-Kim summit and the romantic comedy ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?
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Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda welcome new American Airlines flights for winter season
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Antigua and Barbuda welcome new American Airlines flights for winter season

editor editor- December 19, 2018

Twin-island destination of Antigua and Barbuda doubles flight capacity from Miami for peak season. Read More

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers
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Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

Embarking upon a quality over quantity approach to future development, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has initiated a number ... Read More

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment
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Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

The inaugural Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS) took place at the Hilton Tel Aviv in November 2018. Part of the ... Read More

World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent
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World Travel Monitor: European outbound travel grows by five percent

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

Spain has been unable to maintain its strong growth of international visitors of recent years, while Turkey is attracting more ... Read More

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage
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UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, ... Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city
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Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa  emerged
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The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual ... Read More

Tourism chiefs: The Gathering bumped visitor numbers by 30,000
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Tourism chiefs: The Gathering bumped visitor numbers by 30,000

editor editor- March 29, 2013

DUBLIN, Ireland - Tourism chiefs have claimed that a 30,000 increase in visitor numbers is proof that The Gathering is ... Read More

CAPMAS: Egypt’s tourist arrivals up 8 percent
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CAPMAS: Egypt’s tourist arrivals up 8 percent

editor editor- December 10, 2012

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS), Egypt’s official statistical agency, registered an increase of up to 8 ... Read More

UK to welcome one million extra visitors in 2013
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UK to welcome one million extra visitors in 2013

editor editor- December 3, 2012

The UK will see a 3 per cent rise in overseas visitors next year, tourist chiefs have predicted. Read More

Zimbabwe tourism up 17 percent
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Zimbabwe tourism up 17 percent

editor editor- November 13, 2012

The number of tourists who visited Zimbabwe during the first six months of the year went up by 17 percent ... Read More

Chinese overseas tourism booming
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Chinese overseas tourism booming

editor editor- November 1, 2012

Residents from the Chinese mainland spend $874 on shopping overseas on each trip on average, the most among Asian countries ... Read More

Fewer UK tourists cause Irish tourism slump
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Fewer UK tourists cause Irish tourism slump

editor editor- October 27, 2012

Fewer British holidaymakers visiting Ireland led to a slump in tourism figures over the summer, it has emerged. Read More

Scotland sees rise in number of overseas tourists
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Scotland sees rise in number of overseas tourists

editor editor- October 12, 2012

Visitor numbers to Scotland increased over a 12-month period, according to official figures today. Read More

Ethiopian tourism up 35 percent
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Ethiopian tourism up 35 percent

editor editor- July 2, 2012

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Over 474,000 tourists visited Ethiopia during the first nine months of the current Ethiopian fiscal year, ... Read More

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