Tag Archives: Tourism

The Economic Impact of Travel & Tourism 2013

This report by The World Travel & Tourism Council shows that growth in world travel & tourism was robust in 2012 despite the challenging economic landscape. The main findings of the report are: • The total contribution from travel & tourism to world GDP grew by 3 percent in 2012, thus outpacing the growth of the …
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The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013

The World Economic Forum has just published “The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013” under the theme “Reducing Barriers to Economic Growth and Job Creation”. The report assesses 140 economies worldwide based on the extent to which they are putting in place the factors and policies to make it attractive to develop the travel and …
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European Cities Hotel Forecast 2013

For each of Europe’s 19 most important gateway cities, this publication by PricewaterhouseCoopers forecasts occupancy, average daily room rates and revenue per available room. It also looks at the economic outlook and where opportunities are expected to emerge for driving tourism and investment in 2013. All the cities featured are capitals of culture, finance and commerce. …
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The ASEAN Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2012

The ASEAN Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2012 was recently released at the Travel, Trade & Tourism Summit held in Bangkok prior to the World Economic Forum on East Asia. The report is underpinned by the World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI), which ranks 139 economies according to their performance in areas …
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European capital city tourism

This new study by Roland Berger shows that city tourism has been a key driver of economic growth in Europe in recent years, particularly in capital cities that have a tourism concept in place. Between 2005 and 2010, the greatest increase in the number of overnight stays was seen in two such cities: Berlin (7.3 …
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UNWTO and Spain announce major conference on ethics and tourism

UNWTO and Spain have come together to organize the First International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, to address some of the most pressing ethical issues currently facing the tourism sector (15-16 September, Madrid, Spain). As one of the largest economic sectors in the world, tourism creates jobs and wealth for millions, but can also pose …
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Leisure/Arts

Factiva offers a gamma of Industry Snapshots to offer readers a glimpse of the most relevant data about a particular industry and includes a comprehensive one-page summary.  “Leisure/Arts” is a good example where you can find targeted news, reports, charts, analysis and financial data.   The full-text of the report is available on the web …
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Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011

The World Economic Forum has just published the “Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011” under the title “Beyond the Downturn”. The study includes an in-depth analysis of the Travel & Tourism competitiveness of economies around the world. The aim is to provide a platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue to ensure the development of strong and sustainable …
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Health & Wellness Tourism – Thailand

Euromonitor International has just published Health & Wellness Tourism-Thailand. This report offers one global vision about this sector, including trends, prospects and sector data information.    HEADLINES Health and wellness tourism continues to grow at an astounding rate in 2007, showing growth of 25%, reaching Bt45.8 billion in current value terms.  The Thai government has …
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