Tennessee tourism generated $24.2 billion in domestic and international travel spending in 2021, according to recently released economic impact data from U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics. It also marks the largest visitor spending nationally in Tennessee’s history.
The finest travel brands from across the Americas and the Caribbean have been unveiled at a star-studded Gala Ceremony in Jamaica. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & The America’s Gala Ceremony 2022 at Sandals Montego Bay
Bosses at the only hotel in Expo City Dubai have predicted a surge in visitors this week as the legacy site prepares to open its doors to the public once again. It was revealed on Monday that guests could officially return to the rebranded Expo City Dubai — previously Expo 2020 Dubai — from Thursday.
Circa Resort & Casino's 35,000-square-foot meeting and convention space is now open and available for booking. The state-of-the art facility marks the second phase of development for the downtown Las Vegas' resort, providing meeting planners contemporary, tech-forward options to book events, galas, meetings and more, off the Strip.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), together with five leading corporations, has launched the TAGTHAi Pass, a Thai digital travel pass to bolster Thailand’s tourism industry. The corporations are AIS, TRUE, Kasikorn Bank, ThaiBev and Dusit Thani.
Tourists have started rushing to France once again as this year turns into an outstanding year and it’s not yet over, said the tourism minister of the country as France springs back to tourism from two summers that were hit by the destructive pandemic.
A recently published study by Future Market Insights expects the global adventure tourism market to expand at a 16 percent CAGR (compound annual growth rate) over the next decade. Meaning: By the end of the period, a valuation of $1,484.01 billion is expected for the market.
Many domestic online travel agencies in China as of August 28th have posted their data of this year’s summer vacation.
Japan will raise its daily overseas arrival from 20,000 to 50,000 people starting Wednesday September 7. Travellers will also be exempted from taking a pre-arrival Covid-19 test if they are fully vaccinated (booster included) with a vaccine approved by the country.
Jamaica has come roaring back since the COVID-19 crisis. The Caribbean island nation’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, said at a town hall over the weekend that the country is ahead of schedule in its recovery from the pandemic and is on par with the amount of tourism revenue brought in the last full pre-COVID-19 year of 2019.
Greece will probably break records in terms of tourism revenue this summer, Alpha Bank said on Tuesday. In its weekly economic developments report, Alpha Bank highlighted that Greece’s tourism revenue this year is expected to reach 20 billion euros, significantly exceeding the amount generated by tourism in 2019 (18.2 billion euros).
The International Tourism & Investment Conference has announced that its upcoming ITIC Tourism Investment Summit will be rescheduled to March.