International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery.
Archive for July 5th, 2012
During the last weekend of August, the annual “Kurzeme Rally” will be held near Liepaja (southwestern Latvia), which is the oldest rally competition in Latvia. Over the years, the “Kurzeme Rally” has served as a stage in several different national rally championships, including the Russian, Lithuanian, Estonian and Latvian national rallies, as well as the […]
Key findings for Asia Pacific will be presented at CIBTM on Wednesday 12th September at 14.30 – 15.30 CIBTM (www.cibtm.com), China’s leading meetings, incentives and business travel exhibition invites leading professionals from the meetings and events industry to take part in the highly targeted annual industry research study, a combined analysis of over 17,000 meetings industry professionals from across the […]
Former Zen Buddhist temple renovated to meet growing demand. Kanga-an, a former Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto has been transformed into a meeting events venue to meet the growing demand for host venues in the city, and is one of the latest venues to join the Kyoto Convention Bureau. Kanga-an, which dates back to the […]
The paradise islands of Turks & Caicos will become the focus of the travel and tourism industry when they host World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, on 14th September 2012. WTA’s Caribbean & The Americas Ceremony 2012 will take place at the family-favourite all-inclusive resort, Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort […]
UniSpace Sunderland has secured a deal to host the annual conference of the North East and Yorkshire Contaminated Land Forums (NECLF) and the North West Brownfield Regeneration Forum. The conference will run for one day on 6th July with an expected 150 delegates. It will be held in the newly developed plenary space within the University’s […]