LONDON, 16 August 2019: Wildlife tourism directly contributed USD120.1 billion to global GDP, versus the USD23 billion in revenue attributed to the illegal trade in wildlife, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
SINGAPORE, 31 May 2018: Bali managed to figure in TripAdvisor’s top 10 most excellent destinations, the only Asian destination to be recognised on the global list. The rest of the ‘top-10 cities overall’ hailed from North America and Europe. TripAdvisor announced,...

Slow urban tourism growth

MADRID, 20 September 2018: The topic of how to deal with a runaway growth in tourism to urban destinations needs to be revisited amidst calls for a more concerted effort to introduce sustainable practices to minimise the adverse impact...
LONDON, 8 October 20128: Research gathered by SpaSeekers reveals that Copenhagen is the most relaxing city in Europe to visit for a city break. Sofia, Amsterdam and Paris were found to be the least relaxing places for a city break. The...
LONDON, 21 August 2018: President Donald Trump’s tit-for-tat trade war with China appears to have caused a significant slump in Chinese visitors to the US. It could cost the US tourism sector dearly this year, according to the latest findings...
SINGAPORE, 20 June 2018: Premium economy is the most popular option for Singapore’s business travellers, according to the latest analysis by Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Travelport. An analysis of over 1.3 million bookings made between January 1, 2015 and December...
SINGAPORE, 13 June: Bali turns out to be the world’s best spot to detox or enjoy wellness treatments according to the latest TripAdvisor research based on reviews. TripAdvisor says it has identified Zen destinations where travellers can retreat to focus...
BANGKOK, 6 March, 2019: Wellness travel is worth an estimated USD639 billion globally and Airbnb has seen wellness related experiences spike more than 500% from 2017 to 2018, the home-sharing supplier reported this week. AirBnb says globally...

Global tourism rises 4%

ST PETERSBURG 11 September 2019 - International tourist arrivals grew 4% from January to June 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer published ahead of the 23rd World Tourism Organization General Assembly....
LONDON, 28 May 2018: Hotels in the Asia-Pacific region reported growth across three key performance metrics during April 2018, according to data from STR. Based on USD constant currency comparisons for April 2018, over the same month in 2017, the...