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Tourism revenue is expected to continue growing this year, but high growth could mean greater risks to the economy, warns a senior ministry official.
More than many other industries, tourism relies on a stable climate, whether attracting customers to lavish lakes, bountiful beaches or majestic mountains. But as myriad scientific studies show, climate change is causing more extreme and unpredictable variations in weather that only will worsen as carbon continues to spew into the atmosphere.Read more
The continued growth of Chinese tourism spending is said to be prompting countries throughout Latin America to try to bank on the region's increased global popularity in recent years to convince more Chinese people to make the journey half-way around the world.Read more
Terror attacks and political unrest had no impact on the overall volume of worldwide outbound trips this year. The global travel industry remains on a growth path, and the number of outbound trips will probably increase by about 4 – 5 percent next year.Read more
No one enjoys sitting in traffic no matter the weather, but in heavily populated cities around the world, residents have had no choice but to accept it as a way of life.Read more