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PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Revenues from tourism brought over Kc90bn ($4,55 billion US) annually to the state budget in the years 2010 and 2011 so there are signs of improvement for tourism, according t
(eTN) - Fresh off the release of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) favorable 2012 global travel and tourism industry economic report, the organization’s president and CEO, David Scowsill
International tourist arrivals grew by 4% between January and August 2012 compared to the same period of 2011 according to the latest UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer.
TIANJIN, China – While China’s economy faces significant stress, it will meet its official growth target of 7.5% GDP growth in 2012, Premier Wen Jiabao said in an address to 2,000 business, govern
TAIPEI, Taiwan - As part of the government’s strategy to boost the economy, Premier Sean Chen yesterday set a goal of attracting an additional 3 million foreign tourists within four years, particula
The Hospitality Association of Namibia says, although the tourism industry was identified as a key sector for economic growth and job creation under the much-hyped TIPEEG program, the recent budget al
Indians have emerged as the second most confident people about their economy across the world on easing inflationary pressure and increased foreign investments, says a report.
No one is saying that everything is suddenly all better now, that an economy once flatter than a pancake has suddenly ballooned up like a puffer fish and everyone is now rolling in dough.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - As the New Year dawns, it is a time when many look to the upcoming months full of optimism and hope.
HA NOI — Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade wants to move the nation away from traditional markets to a modern retail distribution system, accounting for 40 per cent of the total retail trade
CHENGDU, China - Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan warned yesterday that the global economy was in a grim state while the visiting US commerce secretary said China would be spending US$1.7 trillion on
DOHA, Qatar – The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) will tonight host a major awards dinner recognizing major achievements in the fields of biomedical, energy, computing, environmental, arts,
(eTN) – The Indian Ocean tourist island of Zanzibar is looking at tourism as the isle’s leading economic sector and a leading employer to a half of the island's workforce.
The Ministers of Tourism of the major economies meeting in Paris for the 3rd T20 Ministers’ Meeting have called on decision-makers to consider tourism within their strategies to foster the economy a
MANAMA, Bahrain - More than BD1.5 billion, or $3.97 billion, in industrial projects have been approved by Bahrain's government since 2009, Industry and Commerce Minister Dr.
Cuban revenue from tourism jumped 13 percent in the first half of the year compared with the same period in 2010, the National Statistics Office, or ONE, reported on its Web site.
MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain International Airport (BIA) will begin a new expansion program that is expected to increase the airport's capacity by 50 percent.
Tourism is one of the top three sources of export earnings for nearly half of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and is a priority sector for their further integration in the global economy.
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, USA - National Tour Association (NTA) members recently completed the association’s Fourth Quarter 2010 Economic Snapshot