Tourism

NYC launches new tourism campaign

The tourism agency NYC & Company launched a new campaign called "True York City" designed to promote iconic attractions as well as unique …

Machu Picchu

Okinawa Is Set to Overtake Hawaii in Visitor Numbers

For decades, Hawaii has outshone Okinawa as an island destination for tourists. That looks like it’s about to change.<p>The number of visitors to the …

Bloomberg L.P.

Sam links arms with Tourism Ministry to create biker tourism products

KUALA LUMPUR: The Superbikers Association of Malaysia (Sam) is collaborating with the Tourism and Culture Ministry and foreign tour agents to develop …

Kuala Lumpur

Florida's Tourism Growth is Still on Track Despite Hurricane Irma Hurdle

Florida is still getting a record number of tourists even though the state was hit by a devastating hurricane.<p>Gov. Rick Scott will announce Monday at …

Florida

Airbnb Touts Growth of Trips for Foodies, Millennials and Solo Travelers

Exactly one year after Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky announced the official debut of Airbnb Trips, the company is heralding the product as a success and …

Hospitality

'Tourists go home': Backlash in holiday hotspots is a wake-up call

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Venice is planning to divert massive cruise liners. …

Italy attracts visitors with food and wine

Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this bucolic corner of …

Italy

A tourism group wants help promoting 8 northeast Montana counties

Northeast Montana's arm of the state's tourism office has about $9,000 in funding to partner with local organizations on projects to promote …

Montana

Backers Hope Route 66 Historic Designation Can Drive Tourism

Anyone who doubts the lure of Route 66 should talk to Winslow Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Hall, who said that capitalizing on the historic highway …

Road Trips

Tourism Cares Reveals Volunteer Destinations for 2018

Tourism Cares has named South Florida and New Orleans as the hosts of its upcoming volunteer program.<p>The travel industry's philanthropic community …

New Orleans

Sustainable growth in the spotlight at 2017 East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream

The region’s foremost experts in tourism will converge at the Marriott hotel in Surfers Paradise this week for the third annual East-West Dialogue on …

Australian Universities

Before their budget got whacked, Visit Florida execs ran up hefty travel bills

Gov. Rick Scott’s tourism chiefs at Visit Florida spent a lot of public money taking trips to exotic places to promote the state as a top worldwide …

Business

Medical tourism–the Philippines claim to fame!

In a special report on medical tourism published by the Department of Tourism(DOT) in “Balikbayan”, the Philippines was ranked in 2015 as eighth …

Medicine

NYC tourism to hit record numbers in 2017

More than 61 million out-of-towners are expected to visit NYC this year<p>New York’s hot streak for tourism stayed on pace in 2017: According to the <i>New York Times,</i> the city is expected to welcome a staggering 61.8 million visitors this year. That’s an increase of just over two percent from 2016’s 60.5 …

Travel

Tourism Ministry promotes Sail Sabang 2017 and Aceh tourism in Bali

“40 percent of overseas tourists come to Bali, so it’s the perfect place to do a promotional event."

Indonesia

Total tourist accommodation increase in September: StatsSA

Total income for the tourist accommodation industry increased by 1.8% in September this year‚ compared with the same period last year‚ Stats SA …

Travel

U.S. Approves Delta Joint Venture With Korean Air

Delta Air Lines says U.S. regulators have given the green light to a joint venture with Korean Air, and the carriers are waiting for approval from …

Airlines

Tourism is thriving year round in northwest Montana

WHITEFISH — An unexpected greeting was scheduled for a passenger flying into Glacier Park International Airport on Saturday afternoon.

Montana

Overtourism Discussion Elicits Denials, Spin and Occasionally an Insightful Idea

For years, few in the travel industry wanted to acknowledge the fact that tourism might actually have some drawbacks .<p>Governments, tourist boards and …

Costa Rica

Environmental Reviews of California Bullet Train Pushed Back to 2020

California officials have pushed back the deadline to 2020 for completing environmental reviews for the proposed high-speed rail line from San …

Trains

Will Buying Vacation Packages From Costco Travel Save You Money?

Costco is known as the ultimate emporium for great deals, from bargain-priced groceries to value pack toilet paper. However, you should also be …

Shopping

Iran emerges as health tourism destination

An increasing number of foreign visitors enter Iran to either undergo medical treatment at specialized hospitals or to make use of traditional …

Medicine

UK Tourism Propelled by Record Month

August 2017 was a historic month for U.K. tourism.<p>New figures released by Britain's Office for National Statistics this week show the destination …

Seven easy ways to give back when you travel, from sustainable tourism to volunteer work that does genuine good

Travel and tourism made up 10.2 per cent of global GDP last year, generating a gargantuan US$7.6 trillion according to the World Travel & Tourism …

News (China)

Tourism Ministry, KBRI promote five Indonesian destinations in Thailand

The event aimed to promote five destinations in Indonesia that are considered suitable for Thailand.

Travel

Celebrity Fitri Carlina endorses Wonderful Indonesia, Banyuwangi tourism

Dangdut singer Fitri Carlina is one of the 20 Indonesian celebrities who signed a co-branding partnership agreement with Wonderful Indonesia tourism …

Indonesia

U.S. Tour Operators Optimistic About Cuba Travel Because They're Even More Essential

Tour operator and travel agents just returned to their former status as the gateways for Americans seeking to visit Cuba.<p>U.S. President Donald …

Cuba

Fewer Flyers Are Getting Bumped After Widespread Backlash

Airlines are bumping fewer passengers off oversold planes after taking to heart the public anger over a man being violently dragged from his seat …

Airlines

Weak pound brings record number of tourists to UK in August

Visitors splash out highest-ever monthly spend of £2.8bn as UK becomes cheaper destination for bargain hunters<p>Brexit Britain is proving a big visitor attraction: a record number of tourists arrived in the UK in August and they splashed out £2.8bn, the highest monthly tourist spend ever.<p>The number …

Business

Travel Tip: Drop in Foreign Tourism to US Continues to Hurt Economy

The most recent numbers are in, and they are not positive.<p>Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the U.S., and the American economy is losing billions …

Economy