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Tourism New Zealand says its focus on promoting the country during off-peak months is paying off.
January 2019
Almost half (45 percent) of the 777 corporate travel managers surveyed by AirPlus in 24 countries expect their company to travel more in the year ahead. That figure is up from 35 percent in 2018 and...
January 2019
Godfrey Kiwanda is a Ugandan politician, junior minister for tourism and speaks passionately about Uganda’s tourism sector. He is among the government officials spearheading the move to hire more...
January 2019
According to the first ever global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS, 47% of respondents think ‘they live in cities with a high number of tourists’. Over 50%...
January 2019
Welcome to 2019, a year that opened with a host of new taxes and restrictions designed to address overcrowding, infrastructure challenges and other issues associated with the growing problem of...
January 2019
A professor who studies tourism trends said the family’s exploits captured New Zealanders’ anxieties about the ballooning number of visitors from overseas.
January 2019
Henderson Travel, a black-owned agency founded back in the Civil Rights era, pioneered roots travel to Africa. Its continued success is a testament not just to the popularity of genealogical tourism...
January 2019
The Caribbean slumped, the Middle East jumped and Europe continued to add visitors in a year of robust — but slightly more restrained — tourism growth.
January 2019
Mexico’s new government has dissolved the country’s once robust tourism board, and planners and suppliers there are feeling anxious about their new challenge.
January 2019
New York and Los Angeles set visitor records in 2018, and despite concerns about the slowing growth in inbound visitation, both saw increases in international travelers.
January 2019

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