The weakening yen has turned Japan’s annual Golden Week, a string of springtime holidays, into a boon for domestic tourism.
The number of international visits to Greece fell 5.5 percent last year, as political turmoil during elections in June and the economic crisis in Europe affected the country’s tourism industry.
On a snowy morning in the middle of February, Tony Blair, looking trim from his four- to five-times- a-week workout regime, is sipping coffee in his office in London’s Mayfair district.
Air Arabia PJSC climbed the most in three months on optimism the airline would post bigger earnings as the nation’s tourism industry continues to grow.
Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica, speaking without realizing a microphone was on, said today that Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is “worse” than her late husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner.
Even mass murderers have their fans.
Egypt ranked last in terms of security and safety on the World Economic Forum’s 2013 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index.
Safety concerns among women travelers following a brutal gang rape in India’s capital last year helped trigger a 25 percent drop in foreign tourist arrivals in the last three months, a study said.
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Iceland’s economy grew in the fourth quarter as consumer spending picked up and investment in the island’s tourism industry surged.