Tag: 2020

Lonely Planet names Galway one of the world’s top cities for 2020

Ireland’s ‘brilliantly bohemian’ Galway has been named one of the world’s top cities for travellers in 2020 by Lonely Planet. The city received the accolade in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020, the highly anticipated annual collection of the best travel destinations, trends, journeys and experiences to have in the year ahead. The Wild Atlantic […]

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Tourism Trinidad Limited targets a 7% increase in international visitor arrivals for 2020

For the new fiscal year 2019-20, Tourism Trinidad Limited’s (TTL) main goals are to increase visitor arrivals by 7% to 380,000; attain an average hotel occupancy rate of 64% and grow visitor expenditure. This builds on the current year’s tourism performance as Trinidad has already recorded 276,269 international visitors (an increase of 2% over 2018) […]

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Silversea Cruise to take a world tour in 2020

Silversea Cruise will take a world tour in 2020 to about 32 countries in 7 continents. The total duration of this tour would be 140 days. The cruise has a capacity to carry 382 passengers along with 302 crew members. This luxury cruise will feature restaurants, theatre, spa, pool, libraries to name a few. Silversea […]

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Australia crosses 3 lakh visitor arrivals from India in 2017

  Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai As per the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), 302,200 Indians visited Australia in 2017, an increase of 15.4% over the previous year. Tourism Australia had set a target of 300,000 Indian arrivals by 2020 which has already been achieved three years ahead of the defined target date. India is currently […]

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Guam strategises Tourism 2020 agenda

According to recent data, Guam has recorded the highest number of arrivals for the year 2017 which has encouraged the tourism department of Guam’s vision to expand its reach as per their new ‘Tourism 2020’ strategic agenda.   The Guam Visitors Bureau is in the process of executing its Tourism 2020’s visitor arrival projections, which […]

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PHD Chamber forecast 11.5% growth in film industry by 2020

The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has projected that the film industry is expected to grow at 11.5% year-on-year, reaching a total gross total of 240 billion ($3.7 billion) by 2020. The forecast has been predicted jointly by the PHD Chamber and its Knowledge partner BnB Nation which was released in Mumbai at the […]

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Meliá Melaka to open its doors in 2020

Meliá Melaka is the new hotel with a panoramic view of Malay Peninsula in the centre of Melaka. Managed by the Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand and owned by Haleton Group, a leader in Malaysia’s property development, investment and asset management industry, the hotel is scheduled to open in 2020. This marks the group’s fourth […]

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India projects a strong growth for MICE segment by 2020

India is estimated to generate 6.5 million outbound luxury and MICE tourists annually by 2020. The projected market growth was accounted by the Ministry of Tourism’s official outbound tourism figures specifically for India’s current 1.5 million outbound MICE travellers and 3.6 million outbound luxury travellers. As calculated by MasterCard, both markets are forecast to grow […]

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Abu Dhabi expects 4,50,000 cruise travellers by 2020

The cruise tourism industry of Abu Dhabi has been predicted to grow by 10.5% annually, luring about 4,50,000 cruise tourists within the year 2020. It also targets to attract more than 8,08,000 cruise passengers in 2025. The figure marks a leap from the 2,50,000 cruise travellers who are expected to arrive in Abu Dhabi in […]

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UAE theme parks to receive more than 19 million visitors by 2020

As per data released by Colliers International, ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2017, UAE’s existing and new generation theme parks would attract more than 19 million visitors a year by 2020 if current trends continue. The prediction has been made using existing admissions and arrivals data for Yas Island’s Ferrari World and Waterworld and Dubai’s […]

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