The welcome recovery of Greek tourism has contributed enormously to easing Greece’s continuing economic contraction. According to the Bank of Greece, revenue from international tourism reached approximately EUR 3.3 billion in the first half of 2013, an increase of 17.8 per cent over the same period last year.
The years leading up to the August 2008 war between Georgia and Russia saw increasing unrest and a constantly widening rift. In September 1991, the people of Tbilisi in Georgia had already blocked Russian TV and radio signals and had covered or removed signs written in the Russian language. Now, five years after the war is over, Russian troops still patrol in South Ossetia and Abkhazia, two provinces of Georgia.
The net profit of Zurich Airport declined sharply by 87% to 10.1 million Swiss Francs in the first half of 2013 owing to a one-off factor. The airport managers, however, look confidently ahead to the second half of the year.
Tourist attractions in Mexican Cancun and the Maya Riviera play a key role because of their natural beauty as well as business potential. These factors have influenced a group of businessmen from Qatar who are willing to invest USD 100 million to develop tourism project there.
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The tourism industry of Egypt is fading fast. It is the common tourism worker that is suffering the most.
Countless people all around the world dream of experiencing the sensation of being in outer space, but the unfortunate reality is that for the vast majority of us, this will remain a dream.
The hotel industry of the United Kingdom reported positive results for July 2013 year-to-date regarding hotels’ demand. The data were released by STR Global showing nevertheless a decrease in the average daily rate over the same period of time.
International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) recently published their statistics on the most popular meetings countries and cities. USA and Vienna are on the top of the rankings in the respective categories.
The consolidation pressure in Europe's aviation continues to strongly increase. According to Aviation Radar 2013 released by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, 68 percent of European aviation managers assess the current economic situation negatively and are accordingly a downward trend in their industry.
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