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UTB plans to tap into Ssese’s tourism potential
The Observer Uganda - 3/31/2015
The Ssese islands are set to generate more revenue from tourist activities after the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) said it would intervene and attract tourists to the area. During a recent fact-finding
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‘Indian railways will work with KRC to boost Goa’s tourism’
Times of India - 3/31/2015
Margao: Union minister for Railways, Suresh Prabhu, on Tuesday stressed that the Indian Railways will work together with the Goa government to boost the state's tourism industry, even as he stressed that
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ICI TUNIS - Tourisme : 7 perles de Tunisie qui valent le détour
Africa News Wire - 3/31/2015
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (March, 31 2015)  L'attentat du Bardo a porté un coup d'arrêt au tourisme. Pourtant, le pays offre des chefs-d'oeuvre insoupçonnés. Qu'il ne faut pas bouder...
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Kenya: Conferences to Improve Counties' Tourism Docket
Africa News Wire - 3/31/2015
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (March, 31 2015) [The Star] Counties have been urged to use conventions and meetings to market tourist destinations.
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Algeria: Algeria Partakes in 11th International Tourism Show On 2 - 3 April in France
Africa News Wire - 3/31/2015
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (March, 31 2015) [Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria represented by the National Office of Tourism (ONT), will participate for the first time at the International Show of Tourism
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Rwanda: Tourism - Why Govt Should Look Beyond ITB
Africa News Wire - 3/31/2015
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (March, 31 2015) [New Times] Rwanda was awarded the "Best of the Best Exhibitor Award and also emerged as the Best Continental Exhibitor" at the just concluded ITB (Internationale Tourismus
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Eritrea: Workshop Conducted Aimed At Strengthening Role of Stakeholders in Tourism
Africa News Wire - 3/31/2015
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (March, 31 2015) [Shabait] Asmara -A workshop was conducted aimed at strengthening the role of tourism service provision institutions in the tourism sector development.
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Uganda: Tourism Sector Trouble
Africa News Wire - 3/31/2015
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (March, 31 2015) [Independent (Kampala)] Tourism operators send SOS to authoritis as industry takes worst hit in almost a decade
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Kenya: Sand Dredging a Risk to Beaches, Tourism
Africa News Wire - 3/31/2015
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (March, 31 2015) [The Star] County leaders and tourism stakeholders in South Coast have criticised the sand harvesting projects at Port Reitz and Diani beaches.
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Travel agent sentenced to prison for stealing $272K from high school band
Washington Times - 3/31/2015
A Utah travel agent was sentenced Monday to more than five years in federal prison for stealing more than $272,000 from an Arkansas high school band for a bogus trip to Hawaii. Calliope “Ope” Rocky
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Chargebacks911 Advises Travel-Industry Merchants to Prepare Against Chargebacks
A.M. Best - 3/31/2015
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Tourism industry wary over bed tax
New Zealand Herald - 3/31/2015
Tourism Industry Association chief executive Chris Roberts. The organisation representing tourist operators says that bed taxes can work, but only in some places. The Tourism Industry Association says
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Tourism drops off in the Great White North
CBC - 3/31/2015
Spring in Nunavut marks the beginning of North Pole expedition season, but far fewer people are making the trek Now Playing on CBC Radio Refresh Live audio streams for phones and tablets: Radio
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The Sharing Economy Is On The Brink Of Disrupting Business Travel
Techcrunch - 3/28/2015
Editor’s note:  is the founder and CEO of Rocketrip . The foundations of the business-travel ecosystem are under more strain than ever before. U.S. companies are projected to spend $310 million on
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Lawmakers stir travel industry furor over taxing online hotel bookings [The Baltimore
Bloomberg - 3/28/2015
March 28--Legislation aimed at changing how online travel companies pay taxes on Maryland hotel bookings is roiling the business community, pitting big chains like Bethesda-based Marriott International
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Lawmakers stir travel industry furor over taxing online hotel bookings [The Baltimore
Bloomberg - 3/28/2015
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Zhejiang plans to increase tourism
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 3/28/2015
With more than 1,100 tourism programs in development and investment of 823 billion yuan ($132.5 billion) in 2014, Zhejiang authorities' ambition to brand the province as a world tourism destination is
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Tourism expected to grow by roads, air and sea [Sun Sentinel]
Bloomberg - 3/28/2015
March 28--Improved roads, new flights and expanded cruise ship calls will bring more tourists to Broward County in 2015, industry leaders said Friday during the 7th Annual Economic Engine Performance
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Cherry blossom season: Tokyo's tourism sector rolls out pink carpet for foreign
Nikkei Asian Review - 3/27/2015
TOKYO -- As the "hanami" cherry-blossom-viewing season begins in earnest, the area's tourist industry is dreaming up creative ways to profit from the many foreign visitors drawn by the fleeting pink-and-white
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Tourism and the Transformation of Daily Life Along the Riviera Maya of Quintana
Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology - 3/30/2015
Resumen En el espacio de menos de dos décadas, los habitantes de Quintana Roo han tenido que enfrentar cambios radicales ocasionados por el turismo de masas. El turismo se ha convertido en la industria
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WAYN.com Generates $168,000,000 of Tourism Spend in South Africa
Bloomberg - 3/27/2015
/PRNewswire/ -- WAYN.com (Where Are You Now), the world's largest travel and lifestyle community with 23 million travellers revealed today the extent of its partnership with South Africa Tourism. Over
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Game On! Costa Rica Town Enjoys Growth of Sports Tourism
San Francisco Chronicle - 3/27/2015
Tulemar Resort and the Manuel Antonio area are gearing up to host semi-finals of the Costa Rica National Beach Volleyball Championships. The luxury vacation rental resort is excited about the growing
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Business travellers spend $611 here per day!
CNBC - 3/27/2015
Most people will admit that business travel never comes cheap. In fact, U.S. domestic trips cost $990 on average during 2014, while international excursions cost more than double that at $2,525, according
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Conventions, Business Travel Boycotts Called For Due to New Indiana Law
Meetings Net - 3/30/2015
On ABC’s “This Week” March 29, Indiana Governor Mike Pence defended the Religious Freedom Restoration Act he signed into law three days earlier, a law aimed at protecting religious institutions, businesses,
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Changes to Eurobodalla Tourism 'the right way to go': Mayor
ABC Online - 3/30/2015
A shake up of the Eurobodalla's leading industry is ahead with council wanting better bang for the ratepayers' buck. Tourism is worth $367 million to the Eurobodalla economy each year, accounting for
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