Tag: arrival numbers

Russian tourists flock to Azerbaijan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 22:45

Transcaucasian Republic of Azerbaijan is welcoming a growing number of visitors from neighboring Russia and tourist arrival numbers forecasted to keep on growing. Russians are becoming more and more interested ... Read More

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 17:55

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and JetBlue announced the expansion of JetBlue’s seasonal weekly service on Saturdays to year-round service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Grantley Adams International ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 22:44

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in entertainment, stop saying "ALOOOOOOOHA".  There is no such word and ... Read More

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 05:34

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur from March 15-17, 2019. The fair was led by ... Read More

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 18:20

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from overtourism. The new association will promote ... Read More

Port St. Maarten surpassed 1.5 million cruise passengers last year

editor editor- February 7, 2019 02:34

Port St. Maarten welcomed a total of 1,597,101 cruise passengers on 489 cruise calls in 2018, reflecting a 29% increase in visitor arrivals year-over-year. The acclaimed cruise port saw a ... Read More

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 01:10

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from overtourism. The new association will ... Read More

Cayman Islands breaking tourist records

editor editor- January 26, 2019 01:49

The Cayman Islands has maintained its market share with another year of record-breaking statistical arrivals. Read More

Thailand Tourism is booming: China Number 1 in arrival numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 08:40

The Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports announced the tourism figures for January-November 2018. Thailand received 34,431,489 international visitors, up by 7.53% over the same period of last year, generating ... Read More

122K visitors experience Guam in April

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 11, 2017 23:29

“More visitors have discovered our beautiful and pristine island. We have more milestones to celebrate as April arrival numbers have jumped to historic levels. I want to congratulate the hard-working ... Read More

Guam welcomes inaugural Air Busan flight

editor editor- August 28, 2015 00:25

GVB, in partnership with the Guam International Airport Authority (GIAA), welcomed over 160 passengers aboard the inaugural Air Busan flight between Busan and Guam on the morning of July 23, ... Read More

Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision

editor editor- May 29, 2015 07:14

On February 4, 2014, Governor Eddie Calvo, along with officials from the Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam Economic Development Authority and Guam International Airport Authority, launched the Tourism 2020 p Read More

Guam welcomes 10 charter flights for Chinese Lunar New Year

editor editor- February 1, 2014 06:55

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the first of three inaugural charter flights from Dynamic Airways arrived on island Wednesday afternoon for the Chinese ... Read More

Guam tourism prepares for increase of Chinese visitors

editor editor- April 11, 2013 03:25

TUMON, Guam – Arrivals from China to Guam rose from 7,068 to 8,939 – a significant increase of 26.5% compared to CY2011. Read More

Foreign tourists cautiously return to Egypt

editor editor- January 24, 2013 09:50

CAIRO, Egypt - Hisham Zaazou, the Egyptian Tourism Minister, announced a 17 percent increase in 2012 tourists and 13 percent rise in tourism income yesterday when compared to 2011. Read More

Chinese visitors lead Australia’s international tourism recovery

editor editor- January 15, 2013 07:11

The number of Chinese visitors grew by 16 per cent in the year to November, Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show. Read More

Jamaica’s tourist arrivals decline

editor editor- November 10, 2012 02:24

Janaican government on Wednesday admitted that there has been a decline in visitor arrivals since last month, and attributed this to the passage of Hurricane Sandy which affected sections of ... Read More

Peru tourist numbers to increase 14 percent in 2012

editor editor- January 26, 2012 08:09

LIMA, Peru - The Lima Chamber of Commerce (CCL) said on Thursday that it expected the number of tourists visiting Peru to rise between 12 and 14 percent in 2012, ... Read More

Minister: ASEAN wants more Indian visitors

editor editor- January 12, 2012 07:03

Indonesia's Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Mari Elka Pangestu said on Wednesday that ASEAN targeted to boost the number of Indian tourists visiting the region. Read More

Guam invites Japanese visitors to make memories on Guam

editor editor- January 11, 2012 07:19

TUMON, Guam - Just in time for the New Year, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) officially launched the “Omoide Guam” Campaign in Japan, Guam’s largest visitor market. Read More

Number of air travelers in Indonesia to grow 13 percent in 2012

editor editor- December 9, 2011 07:00

The Indonesia Air Carriers Association forecasts the number of air travelers in Indonesia to grow 13 percent next year amid strong consumer spending. Read More

Macau visitor numbers up 18 percent

editor editor- August 30, 2011 04:39

Visitor arrivals to Macau increased by 18.0 percent year-on-year to 2.55 million in July. Read More

India’s foreign tourist arrivals up 24 percent

editor editor- July 19, 2011 06:52

NEW DELHI, India - Reclaiming its position as a favoured Asian destination, India posted a 24% increase in foreign tourist arrivals in 2010 as compared to 2009. Read More

Chinese tourism to Fiji up 32 percent in 2010

editor editor- March 28, 2011 02:43

SUVA, Fiji- An estimated 18,000 Chinese nationals visited Fiji in 2010, Tourism Fiji said on Sunday. Read More

Seychelles carnival triggers increase in visitor arrival numbers for the islands

editor editor- March 17, 2011 05:20

Visitor arrivals to the Seychelles during the week of the 2011 Seychelles carnival soared by 2%, and this has been attributed in majority to the participants from the 21 foreign ... Read More

Malaysia sees surge in North American tourist arrivals

editor editor- March 10, 2011 03:09

LOS ANGELES – World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer released in January 2011 reported that Asia and the Pacific is the first region to recover from the economic downturn, ... Read More

Singapore tourist numbers up 18 per cent

editor editor- September 29, 2010 04:57

Singapore arrival numbers soared by 18% in August, reaching 996,000, drawn by the two integrated resorts and inaugural Youth Olympic Games Read More

Sarawak targets six million tourists

editor editor- March 29, 2010 05:57

KUCHING - Sarawak has targeted six million tourists in 2010 with 60 percent being domestic tourists, Sarawak Tourism Malaysia director Ahmad Johanif Mohd Ali said. Read More

Mexico’s arrival numbers continue to decline

editor editor- February 3, 2010 04:48

Data released by Secretaría de Turismo (Ministry of Tourism, Sectur) indicated that tourist arrivals continued to fall in 2009, totalling 12.6mn in the first seven months of the year, a ... Read More