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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19
Apr

Generation Z: The New Destination Disruptors

Virtuoso’s 2017 Luxe Report determines the leading destinations for families and the influence Generation Z has over travel decisions. While Millennials previously held court as the leading force in the travel industry, Virtuoso says “Gen Z” is the new buzzword in tourism. Consisting of young people born late in the 1990s to 2010s, this generation holds considerable sway over their

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19
Apr

The American Traveller Of 2017

TripHobo, an online trip planning platform and world’s largest repository of user-created trip plans, has analyzed the American traveller. Basing its research on the data collected through thousands of user-generated trip plans, TripHobo predicts how the American traveller will travel in 2017. Data shows that Americans from the states of California and Texas travelled the most, followed by those from

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11
Apr

Latin America’s 10 Most Tourism-Friendly Destinations

With over 41 million international arrivals in 2015 and an average growth of 5%, Latin America’s travel and tourism industry has incredible potential to help generate growth, create jobs and enable regional development. But which countries are best positioned to benefit most from the industry? You might not be surprised to find out that beautiful natural sceneries like the Iguazu

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6
Apr

Americans Are Avoiding Certain Countries Due to Perceived Global Threats

A new survey by international travel agency network Virtuoso has found travellers are avoiding certain worldwide destinations as a result of the uncertainty tied to specific countries and global regions. Virtuoso was one of the first travel organizations to introduce the term VUCA, which stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, as a means of describing the potential travel disruptions

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23
Mar

U.S. Business Travellers Rate How Safe Travel Feels To Top Developed And Emerging Destinations

Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, London, New York and Munich are the top destinations travellers feel most safe.   Business travellers view terrorism as the greatest safety risk they face on the road, according to a new study released today by the GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association. Almost half (45 percent) rank it as their

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16
Mar

Hosts with Multiple Units — A Key Driver of Airbnb Growth

Short-term rental companies like Airbnb – by far the dominant player among its peers – claim they simply help regular folks occasionally rent out a spare room in their home to make some extra money. But in reality, a growing body of research reveals a significant – and rapidly growing – portion of Airbnb’s revenue in major U.S. cities is

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