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Tourism industry growth shows signs of weakening

SINGAPORE - After charging at breakneck speed in recent years, the gravy train to tourism gold is finally slowing down.

Sharp slowdown in Brazilian cruise industry expected

After growing 20 percent annually over the past ten years and reaching a level of 800,000 tourists annually, the pace of cruise expansion in Brazil is expected to encounter a sharp slowdown in the 201

Dominican Republic is suffering less from tourism slowdown than many Caribbean...

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Caribbean Tourism Report Q4 2009" report to their offering. The Caribbean Tourism Report provides industry professionals and strategists,

June brings relief to Spain’s tourism

MADRID - The number of foreign visitors to Spain fell 10 percent in June versus a year ago, a slight improvement on the January-May period, figures showed on Tuesday.

Korean Air hurt by tourism slowdown

SEOUL -- Korean Air Co. posted a wider net loss in the first quarter compared with a year earlier due to hefty foreign-exchange losses and low demand.

Travel slowdown bites Prague

Even for the twilight of winter, the Czech capital seems quiet these days.

Slowdown in tourism growth reflects current uncertainties

LONDON, UK/MADRID, Spain -­ The latest edition of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer confirms the rapid slowdown of international tourism growth since mid-2008, reflecting the impact of rising oil pri

United Air, pilots head to Federal Court over work slowdown

CHICAGO - UAL Corp., parent of United Airlines, and its pilots union are scheduled to appear in U.S.

US slowdown takes growing toll on passenger flights: industry group

GENEVA — The US economic slowdown is taking a growing toll on the airline industry as passenger occupancy rates hit the lowest level for four years, the top industry association said on Monday. The global passenger load factor (PLF) fell to 73.3 percent in February, down 0.6 percent from the previous year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in a statement.

FAA predicts stalling airline demand for FY2008

The latest FAA Aerospace Forecast proves once again how quickly fortunes can change in the U.S. airline industry. A year ago, the FAA's prognosticators foresaw healthy growth in airline demand in Fiscal 2008. Now they believe domestic traffic growth will sputter almost to a standstill as weakening market conditions hit home.

IATA warns of air travel slump

THE umbrella group representing the world's international airlines has warned that a global aviation slowdown might have begun after traffic statistics for January showed a sharp fall on previous months.

Japanese travellers appear to be taking a rest

Japan's outbound travel boom appears to be over after reporting three years of stagnation. The good news is that Japanese arrivals to Thailand are bucking the trend.