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Phenomenal rise in Airbnb tourists to Britain

An astounding 1.6 million people from around the world chose to use Airbnb stays in the UK between June and August. Almost half of those were domestic travellers, revealing a growing trend towards staycations. The summer figures mark a whopping 85 per cent increase on last year.   Source:-Travelandtourworld.com

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Tourist percentage drops in Egypt in early 2016

According to a report by Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics on the occasion of World Tourism Day, Egypt lost over half of its tourists in the first half of 2016, compared to last year. Egypt welcomed only 2.3 million tourists from January to June compared to 4.8 million last year during the same […]

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Namibian tourism needs knowledge of German language

As tourism is an important earner of foreign currency and one of the fastest growing sectors of Namibia’s economy, there is a significant need in the hospitality industry for Namibians who speak German..   Source:-Travelandtourworld.com

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Rise in taxes lead to Greece missing tourism targets

Significant hikes in VAT and other taxes and levies have forced tourists to cut their spending in Greece this year. This has resulted in Greece missing its target of increasing annual revenues from tourism this year, while rival destinations such as Spain are setting new records, giving their economies a major boost.   Source:-Travelandtourworld.com

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Bangkok becomes top tourist destination

Bangkok was crowned the new king of tourism after beating London as the world’s most-visited city this year, thanks to cheaper living costs and facilities for travel and entertainment, according to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index 2016.   Source:-Travelandtourworld.com

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CLIA: October Is Plan A Cruise Month In The United States And Canada

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, has announced October is Plan a Cruise Month. The multi-faceted campaign will unite the cruise industry to help travelers discover there is a cruise vacation for every travel style and budget as well as offer tools, offers and advice […]

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Phenomenal rise in Airbnb tourists to Britain

An astounding 1.6 million people from around the world chose to use Airbnb stays in the UK between June and August. Almost half of those were domestic travellers, revealing a growing trend towards staycations. The summer figures mark a whopping 85 per cent increase on last year.     Source: Travelandtourworld.

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Tourist percentage drops in Egypt in early 2016

According to a report by Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics on the occasion of World Tourism Day, Egypt lost over half of its tourists in the first half of 2016, compared to last year. Egypt welcomed only 2.3 million tourists from January to June compared to 4.8 million last year during the same […]

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Namibian tourism needs knowledge of German language

As tourism is an important earner of foreign currency and one of the fastest growing sectors of Namibia’s economy, there is a significant need in the hospitality industry for Namibians who speak German.     Source: Travelandtourworld.

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Rise in taxes lead to Greece missing tourism targets

Significant hikes in VAT and other taxes and levies have forced tourists to cut their spending in Greece this year. This has resulted in Greece missing its target of increasing annual revenues from tourism this year, while rival destinations such as Spain are setting new records, giving their economies a major boost.     Source: […]

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