• Global tourism now at around 70% of pre-pandemic levels

    24 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    UN World Tourism Organisation Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili told tourism sector leaders that their job is to create jobs as education, sustainability, and governance took centre stage at the Ministers' Summit at the World Travel Market.
    The platform for public and private sector leaders addresses tourism's most pressing issues and sets the agenda for the years ahead.
    Held around the theme of “Rethinking Tourism”, the 16th Summit gathered Ministers and high-level delegates from 19 countries, alongside business leaders.
    Reflecting the heightened relevance of tourism for...
    Read more ...

     

  • Japan aiming inbound tourism revive to pre-pandemic levels by 2025

    Japan aiming inbound tourism revive to pre-pandemic levels by 2025

    24 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Japan is striving to make inbound tourism get back to pre-pandemic levels by 2025. Travel demand is expected to go back in keeping with an upturn in global air traffic.
    In its objectives for 2025, presented by the Japan Tourism Agency at a meeting of specialists, the number of overnight stays by foreign visitors in regional areas is being targeted to amplify from the 2019 total of 43.09 million.
    The Cabinet of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is expected to agree to the plan, which achieved accord at Monday's meeting, at the end of March after taking specific measures into account.
    In 2019...
    Read more ...