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TOKYO, Japan - The rapid drop in yen helped lure a record 3.17 million tourists to Japan from January to April, but achieving the government’s goal of 10 million this year will require more work, Ja
BERMUDA - Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell told MPs yesterday that in his opinion gambling “is right for Bermuda”.
MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The governments of Mexico and China are currently drawing up several joint agreements on tourism following the recent visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Mexico, official so
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Foreign visitor arrivals in Taiwan could be hurt by an ongoing scare over the use of banned industrial ingredients in edible modified starches, tourism industry representatives said W
TUNIS-BELVEDERE, Tunisia - "Africa is one of the regions in the world with the highest visa requirements.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia posted an impressive overall tourism growth in 2012, capping off a string of tourism accolades that placed the nation in the global limelight.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinto Abe on Wednesday expressed his country's intention to invite approximately 1,200 youth from India to visit Japan through JENESYS 2.0 in order to promote interest towards
MANILA, Philippines - In line with heightened efforts to boost the country’s tourism industry, the government is eyeing to double its tourism receipts to $8 billion in 2016, a tourism official said.
Tourism New Zealand is hoping to double the number of international tourists who come here to play golf as part of a new strategy to attract higher spending visitors.
Receipts from international tourism in destinations around the world grew by 4% in 2012 reaching US$1075 billion.
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's tourism deficit touched a seven-quarter high in the first quarter due to the Japanese yen's fall versus the local currency, data showed Tuesday, with local travel ag
DUBAI, UAE - To attract high-end tourists to some of its exotic locations, India will organise tourism roadshows across Saudi Arabia later this month.
NEW YORK, NY - As part of the one year countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur) made its last stop on a global road show in New York City to report on pre
CAIRO, Egypt - Local tourism industry insiders are not impressed with the recent pick-up in touristic activity recently trumpeted by Egyptian Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou.
JINAN, China - An austerity campaign launched in China has produced a chilling effect on the tourism industry, with travel agencies having to realign their strategies to heat up their profits.
Last year, the number of tourists visiting Brazil grew by 4.5 percent, compared to 2011, according to the Brazilian tourism board, Embratur.
More than 25 ministers took part in the second annual UNWTO & Ministerial Forum at the Arabian Travel Market with delegates sharing their views on how to work together towards long-term aviation and t
PANAJI, Goa, India - Goa tourism department has adopted a new marketing strategy to promote Goa nationally and internationally.
SYDNEY, Australia - A radical reshaping is taking place in Australia's lucrative tourism market, with tourism operators partnering with leading Chinese brands in an attempt to become ' China Ready' fo
THINGVELLIR, Iceland — In Iceland's Thingvellir national park, a wooden bridge covers a crack in the paved road leading to the site where the world's oldest parliament was founded in 930.