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27
Apr

Spiritual Tourism In France On The Rise

Image Courtesy: Wikimedia.org Whether tourists or pilgrims, more than 51 million people visit religious sites every year in France according to Atout France. Formerly practiced by pilgrims alone, spiritual tourism today attracts an increasingly large and international audience. Spiritual tourism in France is unceasingly bringing new visitors to the country. Each year, more than 15 million visitors come to explore one

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27
Apr

World’s Top Tourism Spenders 2016 & Potential Source Markets

2016 results on expenditure from major outbound markets reflect increasing demand for international tourism across the world, as reported in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. With a 12% increase in spending, China continued to lead international outbound tourism, followed by the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and France as top five spenders. “The latest data on outbound tourism

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27
Apr

How Important Is Localisation Of Online Communication For NTOs

European Travel Commission (ETC) report provides an overview of the actual state of online localisation processes and activities at eleven National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) that are members of the ETC. Localisation has been defined as “the process of modifying products or services to account for differences in distinct markets” (LISA, 2007). The number of international tourist arrivals in Europe is

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27
Apr

E-Visa Regime To Boost Brazilian Tourism Revenue

A new measure aimed at the visitors from USA, Canada, Australia and Japan is expected to boost Brazilian tourism substantially. Starting at the end of 2017 tourists from these four countries will face simplified entry requirements, including e-visa regime. The whole visa application process for these visitors, which includes payment of fees, analysis, its approval, and issuance, will be available

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27
Apr

Beyond Yellowstone: Lawmakers Want Tourists to See Native America

The Blackfeet Indian Reservation rolls across the plains just east of Glacier National Park. There’s a hotel and casino. There are gas stations, a few eateries and a museum about the culture and history of the people that have occupied the territory long before the arrival of the U.S. Cavalry and the hordes of modern-day visitors who roll into the

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27
Apr

Motel 6 American Travel Study Uncovers Interesting Facts About Travel Destinations

Motel 6, all-American iconic brand, is celebrating a milestone this year with the commemoration of its 55th anniversary. To kick off its celebratory year, Motel 6 surveyed Americans across the nation about their travel history and behaviours, where they have and have not been, where they would like to go, and what they would like to do – and the

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27
Apr

Early Planners In North America And Europe Favour Local Destinations

Sojern released its Q2 Global Travel Insights report, based on travel intent data from 350 million traveller profiles and billions of travel intent signals, including search and bookings from online and mobile channels. Sojern’s latest report examines search patterns for the beginning of summer, revealing a trend for travellers in North America and Europe to look for shorter, more local trips this

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27
Apr

Start Planning Your Trip: Airfares to Europe Have Dropped Nearly 30%

No excuses to stay home. Flights from the U.S. to international destinations in Europe and Asia have plummeted in the past year, according to flight aggregator and search engine Skyscanner, making it an awesome time to travel. The average price of flights to Europe has dipped by nearly 30 percent year over year, compared with April 2015-March 2016. For long-haul

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27
Apr

Indians Can Visit Russia’s Far East Without Visas

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced that tourists and businessmen from India and 17 other countries can visit the country’s far east without visas to boost tourism and investment in the region. Mr Medvedev said that businessmen and tourists will not need to undergo the traditional procedure of Russian visas receipt. According to the official site of the Russian

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27
Apr

Robust Gains In Passenger Traffic At Hub Airports Serving Trans-Pacific And East Asian Routes

Traffic at the world’s 20 busiest air passenger hubs grew 4.7% in 2016. With over 1.4 billion passengers passing through their airports in 2016, this group of 20 represents 18% of global passenger traffic. Selected highlights: Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) retained the top spot as the world’s busiest airport, boasting over 104 million passengers, 2.6% more than 2015. Beijing (PEK) held onto

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