Papua New Guinea pleads caution in travel alerts

Papua New Guinea's (PNG) tourism industry has asked foreign nations to check what they report travel alerts about the country after Japan issues an alert which led to a flood of cancellations.

Asia led growth, Developed in doldrums: UNWTO

World tourism has rebounded strongly after a year punctuated by crisis management, an epidemic, and a natural disaster, with growth in 2010 led by Asia and the Middle East.

The future of tourism in South Africa beyond 2010

The year 2010 represents a golden opportunity for South Africa as a nation to win not just on the football field as host nation of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP, but on the global tourism stage.

Tourism Malaysia posts 2020 vision: Green, Clean

At the Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Minister for Tourism Malaysia, Honourable Dato' Sri Dr Ng Yen Yen addressed members of the travel and tourism industry, highlighting the important role that the Austra...

Visitors bonkers for Honkers, now that swine flew

Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong reached their highest ever single-month level in July 2010, though much of the gain is relative to a 2009 tourism season that was negatively impacted by the H1N1 Influen...

Chinese tourists coast to Gold in Australia

Last year, 106,000 Chinese tourists spent over AU$60 million on the Gold Coast, exhibiting growth of 15 percent for the tourism hot spot, compared to Chinese visitation to Australia which grew by a r...

No offence for Britons at 2010 Olympics

In preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games to be held in London, British Tourist Authority, VisitBritain have prepared a list of etiquettes outlining cultural differences to prevent British people off...