LONDON, 30 September 2015: British tourists are becoming increasingly concerned over their personal safety and that of  their families when travelling overseas, according to research by Travelzoo. The finding should alert tourism officials in Thailand to the danger of lax...

World Tourism Day

MADRID, 28 September 2015: World Tourism Day was celebrated Sunday, worldwide, giving tourism boards an opportunity to underscore the importance of tourism to the global economy. Burkina Faso hosted the official celebration, Sunday, when UNWTO officials noted that international tourist...
MADRID, 14 September 2015: International tourist arrivals grew by 4% in the first half of 2015 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. However, safety and security remain a global concern, while the economic scenario is comparatively more volatile...
LONDON, 10 September 2015: With just 10 days to go to the 2015 Rugby World Cup is hosted in England and Wales, hotel search website trivago.co.uk has analysed hotel prices and availability in the host cities. A hotel stay on...
MADRID, 10 August 2015: China National Tourism Administration and the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development of China pledge to promote rural tourism to fight poverty has been endorsed by the UNWTO. In a recent meeting...
LONDON, 24 July 2015: Summer travellers to the Eurozone can expect to pay 15% more for hotel rooms if they pay in euros, while UK pound travellers will pay 21% less. That’s the conclusion of a trivago.co.uk analysis of the...
MADRID, 10 July 2015: International tourism demand continued to be robust, January to April, with tourist arrivals increasing 4%, worldwide, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Almost all regions enjoyed strong growth. Prospects for the May to August...
LANGLEY, UK 8 July 2015: Travelport Worldwide Limited that provides distribution to the global travel and tourism industry, has acquired Mobile Travel Technologies Ltd a private company based in Dublin, Ireland. MTT provides a mobile travel platform that allows airlines,...
MADRID, 3 July 2015: UNWTO has opened nominations for the 12th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in tourism. Tourism initiatives, worldwide, are encouraged to apply by the 30 October deadline. Since 2003, the UNWTO Awards have recognised...
BANGKOK, 3 July 2015: Slovenian Tourist Board has joined Pacific Asia Travel Association as its newest national tourism organisation member. The Slovenian Tourist Board (Spirit Slovenia) is tasked with marketing Slovenian tourism to European and overseas markets through  partnership with...