Tag: domestic tourists

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:40

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues. In a panel discussion titled ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019 01:10

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as focus on promoting the emerging avenues of tourism, will be ... Read More

Thailand: Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 05:25

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic trips during the 2019 Songkran holiday all showed year-on-year increases ... Read More

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:38

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to the world economy in 2018. For the eighth consecutive year, ... Read More

Domestic Tourists in China love homestays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019 06:25

During the National Day holidays in 2018, China recorded a total of 726 million domestic tourist trips, of which more than 90 percent involved cultural activities. Homestays as a new ... Read More

Kerala mounts campaign to lure domestic tourists

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 30, 2019 02:06

Kerala, the southern state in India, has mounted a campaign to get more domestic tourists to the State, which was hit by floods last year but is now again in ... Read More

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:19

The peak season for Bangladesh tourism is now, but Bangladesh tourists spots like Cox's Bazar are deserted. The Asian country's tourism sector has been hit hard due to the prevailing ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:30

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According to a Hospitality Report Africa - ... Read More

Africa Hospitality Report 2018/19 launched

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:27

The 2nd edition of Jumia’s Africa Hospitality Report looks at the 2017/2018 trends in the continent’s tourism, travel, hospitality and aviation industries. Read More

Domestic tourists flock to Bali over long holidays

editor editor- August 11, 2012 03:47

Thousands of local tourists are expected to stay in Bali during the long holidays — Indonesian Independence Day and Idul Fitri, which will start next week. Read More

Syria encourages domestic tourism

editor editor- August 15, 2011 03:02

The Syrian Ministry of Tourism has adopted a package of measures to encourage the domestic tourism. Read More

Domestic tourists help to cushion travel sector

editor editor- May 6, 2008 03:14

Kenyans travelling around the country in the first quarter of the year helped cushion the tourism sector from collapse. Latest statistics show that the domestic tourism segment of the industry ... Read More