This year Japan is expected to welcome more foreign tourists than the country has ever faced, especially with events such as the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics attracting travellers.
Total tourism and leisure industry deals for September worth USD8,96 billion were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
Travelling by sea throughout Australia is becoming a popular past time for the domestic travellers.
The number of tourists venturing to hotel/resort spas within China is forecasted to double from 7,5 million in 2018 to 14,8 million by 2022, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
The number of international travellers from India to the UAE is set to grow from 2,6 million in this year to 3,3 million in 2023, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6,1 percent, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Following the news September 27 that Saudi Arabia has introduced reforms to its visa regulations and dress-code restrictions for women to encourage foreign tourists, Richard Thompson, editorial director, GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offered his view on Saudi Arabia’s tourism market.
Tourism friendly policies, low cost connectivity and weak currencies played a vital role in attracting international visitors to Asia with six out of the top 10 cities in terms of international visitor arrivals in 2018 were from the region, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Following the recent news that Venice will stop cruise ships weighing more than 1,000 tons docking in its historic center, Ralph Hollister, associate tourism analyst, GlobalData, offered his view on whether this measure will achieve the aim of protecting the city’s centuries-old buildings.
Due to a rich mix of cultures within Western Europe, each individual country is known for specific dishes, or entire cuisines. This attracts Chinese tourists who want a varied gastronomical experience, said GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
The number of international visitors to the ASEAN region is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4,72 percent from 129,2 million in 2018 to 155,4 million in 2022, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.