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India’s inbound arrival to go up in next 6 months

India’s inbound tourism strategy needs to be tailored to the leisure segment, business travel, while medical and adventure tourism and domestic tourism should be targeted at the middle age segment (

Guyana to promote domestic tourism

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The promotion of Domestic Tourism is high on the agenda for the tourism ministry this year.

Rearrangement of holidays calendar in Argentina boosts tourism 43 percent

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The rearrangement of the holidays calendar in Argentina has allowed an increase of 43 percent compared to 2011 in the movement of national tourists across the country, said s

Adventure travel on the rise in India

BANGALORE, India - The days of family vacations in India at a nice hill station, with shopping on mall roads, and taking back souvenirs for friends back home seem to be changing.

Ghana domestic tourism promotion yielding good results

ACCRA, Ghana – The Ministry of Tourism's effort to promote domestic tourism is gaining momentum as promotional activities are yielding good results, Mr Alphonse Kumaza, a tourism officer at the Mini

New Zealand domestic tourism spending up 11 percent

Domestic tourist spending was up 11 per cent to a record figure of almost $10 billion in the year to March 2012, according to a Ministry of Economic Development study.

Zambia keen to promote domestic tourism

The Zambia government is keen to promote domestic tourism, but how is that going to happen? Domestic tourism can be either citizen or resident. Many residents visit the parks and go on holidays.

Philipinne domestic tourism up 12.28 percent

MANILA, Philippines — There has been a marked improvement in domestic tourism, mainly due to the efforts of municipalities in promoting their tourist destinations.

Thailand to promote domestic tourism after severe flooding

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has designed a five-pronged strategy to rebuild domestic tourism after the severe flooding.

KTN to launch Travel Diary series to promote domestic tourism

(eTN) - Kenya’s premier private television channel, KTN, has signed on to a standard group sponsored deal to air regular features promoting Kenya’s tourism attractions across the country, includin

NTA welcomes introduction of TRIP Act in US Senate

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - The introduction of the TRIP Act in the US Senate comes as welcome news to NTA.

NZTourism: Spending on domestic tourism flat in 2011

Spending on domestic tourism was flat in the year to June 2011, the Ministry of Economic Development's latest Domestic Travel Survey has found.

South East Asia’s growing popularity threatens India’s domestic tourism

KOLKATA, India - The growing popularity of South East Asia as a tourism destination could become one of the biggest threats for the domestic tourism industry.

Saudi Arabia attempts to boost domestic tourism

Saudi Arabia is trying to tempt locals to holiday at home by building higher-quality hotels and resorts to counter a sharp decline in domestic tourism.

Easter bunnies hop on Seychelles tourism brand wagon

Last Easter Sunday saw Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort and Casino put up an event for visitors and Seychellois families together. They responded to the appeal made by the island’s President Mr.

Jordan’s domestic tourism unlikely to keep industry afloat

AMMAN - With some tourism officials pinning their hopes on domestic tourism to keep the industry afloat amidst regional unrest, sector representatives cast doubt whether citizens will be willing to pa

Marketing in times of financial crisis: Tourism recovery strategies for turbulent...

A common believe among tourism professionals is that the financial crisis has damaged the entire tourism industry evenly.

Domestic tourism in Australia was tough even before current economic pressure,...

A new tourism report released Tuesday shows that Australia’s domestic tourism was facing significant pressures in the 12 months to September 2008, well before the current economic factors came into

Where to travel in the USA? The answer is Knoxville

You’re a collegiate sports fan, he wants to see the hottest in fine arts and crafts, the kids have a history project due on Monday – and everyone wants a holiday.Is there really a place in the USA that combines all of this – and is also a perfect weekend destination with quality hotels, excellent dining, and superb shopping that ranks high on the happiness meter for everyone?

Kenya domestic tourism hit hardest, Kenya Airways recommends staff to take...

NAIROBI, Kenya (eTN) - The absence of sufficient foreign tourist visitors in Kenya, needed to maintain the tourism industry’s occupancy figures, is being compounded by the collapse of the domestic tourism segment.