Tag: tourist arrivals

Nepal witness sustained growth in tourist arrivals

The tourism sector of Nepal enjoyed sustained growth in international tourist arrivals to Nepal in the first eight months of 2019. The arrival figures for the first eight months (January-August) 2019 reached 742,600, a cumulative increase of 9% over the same period in 2018. According to the Department of Immigration, 619,765 international visitors came by […]

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Gujarat Tourism witnesses 17% growth in tourist arrivals

Gujarat has managed to hold on to impressive growth rates in tourist footfalls, accomplishing a growth of 16.94% in tourist arrivals in FY17 over the previous year. The state’s tourist inflow grew from 38.3 million in FY16 to 44.8 million in FY17, with tourist inflow from other Indian states growing by 22%. At 55% business […]

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Caribbean Tourism welcomes a new record of tourist arrivals

The Caribbean witnessed a record 8.7 million long-stay international tourist arrivals for the first quarter of this year. This represents an increase of 150,000 or 1.8% increase for the same period in 2016. Speaking at a media conference at Caribbean Week in New York recently, Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Secretary-General, Hugh Riley said that the […]

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Cuba witnesses record breaking tourist arrivals from Brazil

Cuba is witnessing a record breaking arrival of Brazilian tourists to the country with a 31%-126% growth, according to diplomatic sources. Economic Counsellor of the Cuban Embassy, Dagmar Gonzalez recalled that the presence of Brazilian visitors in Cuba’s main tourist resorts was increasingly noted, rising from little more than 16,000 in 2012 to 22,862 in […]

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2016 a record year for Singapore Tourism with 16.4 million tourist arrivals

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) along with Tourism Malaysia and Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the National Tourism Organisations of three ASEAN countries jointly launched the ‘VisitASEAN@50’ campaign in India to mark 50 years of ASEAN. 2016 was a record year for Singapore because of visitor arrivals with an increase of 16.4 million and highest spending […]

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Greece ‘Breaking Records’ in tourist arrivals, informs PM Alexis Tsipras

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras has informed World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General Taleb Rifai that “year by year Greece is breaking records” in terms of the number of visitors from abroad. The PM’s statement was made during a meeting he had with Rifai at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, which was also attended […]

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Tourist arrivals to Greece from the UK register new record in 2016

Greece welcomed a record number of overseas visitors totalling to approx 17.2 million in 2016 that is also without including cruise passenger visitors. Crete, which is the most popular destination in Greece for the UK and had 19.4% of the market share according to GFK, saw a 13% increase in passenger numbers, while Rhodes, which […]

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Florida hits all-time record high for tourism

Florida welcomed 57.4 million tourists in the first six months of 2016, disclosed Florida’s Governor Rick Scott. “It’s exciting that we are starting the first half of 2016 off with back to back record quarters which puts us on pace to reach our goal of 115 million tourists this year and $100 billion in visitor […]

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Orlando records 66 million tourist arrivals in 2015

Around 66.1 million people visited Orlando in 2015, setting an all-new record for the destination. The arrivals account for a 5.5% increase from that of 2014, making Orlando the most visited destination in the nation. “Reaching more than 66 million visitors to Orlando is an amazing accomplishment for our tourism community. This new milestone and […]

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Asia Pacific registers a new record in international tourist arrivals

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Tourism Monitor 2016 revealed that destinations across Asia Pacific have recorded an aggregate of 570 million foreign arrivals in 2015. The aggregate annual growth rate was recorded as 4.1%. Out of 11 sub-regions, the annual growth rate of eight of them has surpassed the Asia Pacific average, ranging […]

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