The upward trend previously witnessed by the tourism industry in Singapore is no more. If anything, the speed of growth is likely to dip by 50% over the next decade.
Any person who has recently taken the Metro to work in Washington D.C. must have realized something different. The population using the Metro has grown significantly over recent years. Besides the usual crowd of commuters who come and go from work, we also had the Nationals who were playing host to ones of the early season games together with a huge number of tourists brought by the cherry blossom season.
The fierce competition to attract the attention of the growing Chinese tourist market has begun mercilessly in Latin America, specifically in Argentina and Venezuela.
Latin America continues to grow, becoming a key market for big businesses worldwide. Boeing and Airbus are some of the companies holding an ongoing dispute for leadership in this market.
Chile’s government announced that by the end of 2013 foreign tourist arrivals to the country will reach four million people, which will advance by one year the President's goal, when in 2010 the country's leadership was assumed by Sebastián Piñera.
Hotel occupancy in Dubai has gotten off to a good start with 90% of rooms booked the first two months of the year.
Spain’s tourism industry sees innovation, technology, product differentiation and public-private collaboration as key elements in order to attract between 75 and 80 million tourists in 2015. These are some of the points raised in the report 'Hot Topics of Tourism in 2013' presented in Madrid and prepared by PwC Consulting based on the opinion of the representatives of the sector in Spain.
The results of the Visa-sponsored third GBTA BTI outlook survey for first half of 2013 for China revealed that the country is all set to become the largest business travel market in the world. The report of Global Business Travel Association is an index of spending in business travel that gives an indication of the performance of the market over a specific period of time.
In the year 2012, the republic of Slovenia recorded a 2% rise in the number of tourist arrivals. According to the data of the Slovenian Statistical Office, there were 3.2 million arrivals. On top of this, tourism recorded 9.4 million in overnight stays which was 1% more than in 2011, which was the best year ever recorded before.
According to an announcement of Sri Lankan police officials, they have begun keeping tabs on all foreign tourists in a bid to make sure that they are safe throughout their stay.
Natural Spa Therapy & rehabilitation in Czech Republic
Find more about Health SPA treatment programs ...