Vietnam Tourist Arrivals in 2019

Vietnam Tourist Arrivals Reach 8.5 million in 2019

Vietnam welcomed a growing number of international travelers in the first half of 2019. According to the arrivals data, total international tourists visiting the South Asian country counted 8.48 million; reflecting a 7.5% increase compared to the same period last year.

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ForwardKeys forecasts a tourism boom in Madagascar

A study undertaken by ForwardKeys, which analyses over 17 million flight booking transactions a day, reveals that Madagascar, which is a magnet for nature-loving tourists thanks to its unique flora and fauna and its unspoilt, authentic character, looks set to experience a tourism-driven boom this year. Visitor arrivals in Madagascar in 2018 were 8% up on the previous year and they are 19% up in the first five months of 2019.

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Japan and Singapore Share Top Spot as World's Most Powerful Passports

Japan and Singapore hold onto top spot on the Henley Passport Index, with a visa-free/visa-on-arrival score of 189. This latest ranking of passport power and global mobility – which is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) – marks the culmination of an 18-month long winning streak for both countries, after they unseated Germany from its long-held 1st position at the beginning of 2018.

48.9 Million Americans to Travel for Fourth of July

Record-Breaking 48.9 Million Americans to Travel for Fourth of July

More Americans than ever recorded by AAA, nearly 49 million, are making plans to honor the red, white and blue with an Independence Day getaway this year. Overall travel volume for the holiday is expected to rise 4.1% over last year, with an additional 1.9 million people planning road trips and other vacations to celebrate America’s birthday.

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Gambling and History: The Oldest Casinos in the World

When the average Americans hear about a casino, they probably think of the massive resorts of Las Vegas or the welcoming tribal gambling houses all around the country. When hearing the same, a European will probably think of a much less flashy building with much more history hidden among its walls.

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What You Need Before Taking Yourself on a Luxury Road Trip

Have you ever wanted to take a luxurious road trip, but didn't know where to start? Traveling by road is one of the most rewarding ways to experience your country, or even journey somewhere completely new. In order to plan the best road trip for you and your needs, we've laid out the five most important considerations to work out in advance.