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Luxury Tourism in New Zealand

Tourism in New Zealand is changing its focus. Backpacking and bungy jumping are still popular but a more affluent traveller is now visiting. And more often. Are you a member of this new profile? Are you an Interactive Traveller®? Or do you cater to them? Who is an Interactive Traveller®? “Interactive Travellers® are regular international travellers who consume Read More

Technology and Tourism

Technology has been advocating for improved performance in many hospitality/ service businesses. Advances in technology have implied that stakeholders in the tourism industry must always be in line with new technologies so as to be competitive enough. Technology is not only an essential condition of advanced, industrial civilization but also that the rate of technological Read More

Medical Tourism in Mexico

Mexico has a lot to offer, a lot more than its bold, glamorous beaches and its sizzling, hot burritos and enchiladas. It is also where thousands of people travel to receive high-quality medical treatment they can simply cannot get (or afford) in the United States and other countries. Medical tourism in Mexico has spiked up, Read More

Explore Charismatic Kashmir – With Kashmir Tourism

There are many charms in India, which make India a magical subcontinent. However, had India not been blessed with places such as Ladakh and Kashmir, chances would have been that India would have lost a bit of its charisma. Kashmir belongs to the state of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh is quite a prominent part Read More

Dominican Republic Casinos

The beautiful island nation of the Dominican Republic, on the larger island of Hispaniola, has always been an island destination for tourists. Visitors can take tours of the island by boat or by plane and enjoy the beautiful beaches and tropical weather from the comfort of their hotels. As well, the Dominican Republic has some Read More

Traveling to Thailand For Medical Tourism

In the United States and Europe, specialized medical procedures tend to be very expensive. For this reason, medical tourism has become an increasingly popular trend in the western world. Medical tourism refers to the practice of traveling abroad in search of cheaper and usually better specialized medical treatments. In Asia, Thailand is one of the Read More

Winter Tourism in Ladakh

Tourism in Ladakh has grown phenomenally during the last decade. After starting at 500 visitors, mostly foreigners, in 1974 the arrivals have crossed 50,000. Last few years have also seen an appreciable growth in domestic tourists which now constitute almost 40% of the total arrivals. In mid seventies when Ladakh was opened for tourism the Read More

Growth of Domestic Tourism in India

  ASSOCHAM Study According to a new research done by the ASSOCHAM, the apex industrial body, the domestic tourism has gone up by as much as 23.5% during the monsoon season on lower room rent; discounts on various facilities offered by hotels, resorts and airlines; and greater connectivity of flights. When compared to the previous Read More

Panama Tourism Still Doing Well During Tough Economic Times

While the world slid and then fell into recession Panama has been receiving more tourists. The first Caribbean cruise to use Panama as a home port has departed from Colon fully booked. The Enchantment of the Seas has a two year contract for seven day cruises with stops at Cartagena and Santa Marta, Colombia, Aruba, Read More

Has Tourism Contributed to Environmental Degradation in Mauritius Island?

Empretec Mauritius is a member of an international network integrating 42 Worldwide Empretec Centers. This NGO based nonprofit association is under the auspices of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The organization’s main objective is to develop the entrepreneurial capacity, provide training, technical assistance and institutional framework, to promote development and international competitiveness Read More

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