Tourism Trends News
Turkey And Egypt still top choices for holidaymakers
Current booking trends at On the Beach, the UK’s leading online travel agent suggest that Turkey and Egypt will once again be most popular destinations for British holidaymakers this summer.
Brits shed clothes (and teeth!) at the Airport
A recent study carried out by Airport Parking and Hotels has discovered that Brits can become quite forgetful when jetting off on holiday.
Tourism and mega-events joining forces to stimulate growth
South Africa, as host of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, set the ideal stage for the UNWTO/South Africa inaugural Summit on Tourism, Sport, and Mega Events
Portsmouth poised for success
Portsmouth Visitor Information Service has been short listed for a prestigious 2010 Enjoy England award for Excellence.
“An Advantage, Not A Luxury”: Business Jet bookings set to rise In 2010
Even in these difficult economic times, companies are still seeing value in business aviation and are looking to increase business jet travel in 2010.
Good news for Jordan despite a challenging year for tourism
The Jordan Tourism Board is delighted to announce fantastic results for UK visitor numbers in 2009 and even more positive results for the first month of 2010.
Spain no longer foreign enough for Brits
Sunny Spain is no longer growing in popularity, whilst the USA and Egypt should be preparing for more and more tourists, according to new statistics from the UK’s fastest growing online independent travel agent.
Holidays in developing countries - 22% of Germans would like to meet the local people
A challenge for the travel industry: 22% of the German population would like to meet local people on holidays in developing and newly industrialised countries. That is almost 14 million Germans aged 14 and over.
Loco Over Local: Four Trends Reshaping Tourism
The travel industry has a pretty good handle on many aspects of its marketplace.
New tourism figures confirm Australia’s resilience in 2009
New tourism figures released today show international visitors to Australia during 2009 remained steady despite the tough conditions for tourism globally.
Check Safety First calls for UK hotels to take guests’ welfare seriously
Eighty-eight per cent of tourists would not return to the same hotel where they had contracted an illness or had an accident.
Flight searches to warmer climes up 26%
The reversal of the Met Office’s prediction from a “barbecue summer” to a summer of “near or above average rainfall” could trigger a late rush for sun, travel search site Skyscanner reports.