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ABU DHABI – "The trends of the future will be demographic, economic, and ecological… Globalization is the most progressive, powerful force we've ever seen, but it needs to be managed," said Profes
Growth in the global travel and tourism industry in 2012 will be broadly in line with expectations set at the beginning of the year.
(eTN) - Members of the Tanzanian women’s tourism group celebrated the annual World Tourism Day on tourist island of Zanzibar.
At the Lyceum of the Philippines University yesterday (September 27), around 360 tourism students listened to the travel industry debating the motion: “This house believes that to realize a new worl
Turkey has established a “Turkey Cruise Ship Platform” consisting of 13 port cities in an attempt to secure a larger slice of the global tourism pie.
"Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites." - William Ruckelshaus
The Global Tourism Intentions Survey undertaken by Visa for the sixth time disclosed that Indonesia’s tourism prospects in the coming two years are bright.
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
They are the world’s most-wanted traveler, they have money to spend, and they are keen to see and experience the world outside China.
KEEPING TOURISM TRUE TO ITS WORD
GETTING A GRIP, GLOBALLY
International tourism grew by almost 5% in the first half of 2011, totalling a new record of 440 million arrivals.
World Tourism Day 2011 will be celebrated under the theme Tourism – Linking Cultures, an opportunity to highlight tourism’s role in bringing the cultures of the world together and promoting global
TANZANIA (eTN) - Full of good experience and expectations in the tourism industry for more than forty years, the former chief executive officer and founding boss of the Tanzania Tourist Board, Mr.
STOWE, Vermont, USA – Minister of Tourism, Environment, and Natural Resources, Zambia, Hon.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr.
A new book on the importance of global tourism in the social, economic, and diplomatic development of nations was launched this week at the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Tourism Forum i
BANGKOK, Thailand - Taleb Rifai, secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), has praised the Pacific Asia Travel Association's (PATA) significant role in the growth of the global t
The United Nations General Assembly has adopted by consensus at its 65th session three separate resolutions emphasizing the role of tourism in sustainable development.
Tourism is not an industry in the definition of "industry" as per the System of National Accounts (SNA) the measure of contribution to an economy (GDP). Tourism is a consumption group (all tourists, domestic & international) and hence the set up of the TSA, (Tourism Satellite Account) which is apart from SNA but draws data from SNA.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (eTN) - Despite the threat of a global economic slowdown, signs are positive for continued growth in the world’s fastest-growing city of Dubai.
(eTN) - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has warned that the tourism industry in Asia Pacific should expect a "moderate impact" because of the expected global economic slowdown following worsening US economy, weak dollar, higher fuel costs and concerns about climate change.
America will remain the biggest travel and tourism economy sector in the world. It will remain that way for the next 10 years. As for benchmark, the US will hold on to its position. However, there are other economies emerging very fast. Extreme fast, in fact.
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