Tag: 2020

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Japan aims at 40 million overseas tourists by 2020

The government of Japan announced its plan to double the overseas tourist target for 2020 to 40 million. Such a movement was catalysed by a record 19.73 million foreign tourists who visited the country in 2015, up 47.3% from 2014. At a special panel meeting, chaired by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the government said […]

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India aiming to draw one million UK tourists by 2020

Vinod Zutshi, Secretary at India’s Ministry of Tourism, informed that India is aiming to attract one million arrivals from the UK by 2020. He made the announcement at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London. This would mark a 19% increase from the 838,860 UK travellers who visited India in 2014. In order to achieve […]

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China: Domestic spending on tourism to double by 2020

  China plans to double its domestic spending on tourism by 2020, through financial and related support to develop the sector. The country aims to increase the spending at home to spur economic growth. In recent years, Chine witnessed significant number of tourist numbers, both domestic and foreign. In order to improve any shortcomings in the […]

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Morocco sets the goal of attracting 20 million tourists by 2020

Morocco is eyeing to reach the goal of 20 million tourists by the year 2020 with the help of the Wessal Capital, a joint venture investment created by Morocco and four Gulf States, namely the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and KSA. The investment fund is for financing large scale infrastructure projects and spur Morocco’s tourism resources. […]

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Cambodia marks its tourism goal for 2020

While announcing its tourism strategy Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen stated that by 2020 the country is expected to welcome 8 million international tourists and is taking all the measures to achieve the goal. “Tourism is one of the key sectors supporting the economy, which last year generated around U.S. $2.5 billion in revenue. We […]

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