Economic Development Spotlight
Despite a decade of strong economic growth and falling unemployment, Brazil’s middle class is now demanding better public services, lower prices and cleaner politicians.
Global Events Spotlight
With over one billion people traveling internationally each year, tourism can be an important vehicle for raising awareness and changing behaviors. Therefore, World Tourism Day 2013 is being held under the theme Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future.
- November 20, 2013
European Tourism: Feared of Decline in Its Market Share In Future Read more
- November 10, 2013
Britain is Hollywood's home away from home Read more
- November 7, 2013
Shanghai firm buys New Zealand resort as Chinese tourism booms Read more
- October 28, 2013
New TV show boosts tourism in real Sleepy Hollow Read more
- October 22, 2013
South Africa to be one of world’s top 20 travel destinations by 2020 Read more
- September 10, 2013
How to Make a City Great Read more
- September 9, 2013
Japan hopes for tourism boost after Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympic Games Read more
FEATURED MEDIATravel and Tourism Is One of the Fastest Growing Sectors of the US Economy
In a just-released report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the travel and tourism sector grew at an annualized rate of 6.8 percent in the first three months of 2013. In the same period, the U.S. economy grew at an annualized pace of 2.4 percent. Click to view the infographic to see where they are coming from.
Click to read the full report