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Travel and Tourism drive Africa’s economy, Contributes 8.5% of the GDP

Travel and tourism remained one of the key growth drivers of Africa's economy, contributing 8.5% of the GDP in 2018; equivalent to $194.2 billion. According to the 2019 Jumia Hospitality Report Africa, this growth record placed the continent as the second-fastest growing tourism region in the world, with a growth rate of 5.6% after Asia Pacific and against a 3.9% global average growth rate.

Thomas Cook collapses

Thomas Cook collapses, stranding thousands around the globe

British travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed today, stranding some 600,000 holidaymakers around the globe. Thomas Cook was the world's oldest travel firm. It filed for bankruptcy early Monday UK time, ceasing operations for vacations, bookings, and flights. 

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Top 5 Ways You Can Enjoy Your Mobile Phones While on Travel

Some travellers would prefer to enjoy their trips without any distractions and that does not exempt the use of gadget. There are times though when being on the road or on the plane for a very long time can be boring. In this day and age, mobile phones have become a must when traveling for all sorts of reasons.

Chinese tourism to Morocco

Ctrip to boost Chinese tourism to Morocco

Ctrip, Asia’s largest online travel agent, has formally signed a strategic co-operation agreement with Morocco’s National Tourism Office to boost Chinese tourism to Morocco.

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Best time of year to visit Casinos in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a glorious city throughout the year and it attracts millions of people from all over the world. Since most of the action takes place indoors, prospective visitors are not terribly concerned about the time they choose to visit Sin City.

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Happy Shopping campaign jazzes up tourism offering in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with key public-private sector partners are jointly launching a ‘Happy Shopping’ campaign to stimulate inbound travel and tourist spending for travelers originating from key source markets in East Asia.

Accessible tourism

UK Government supports UK tourism businesses on Accessible Tourism

As the demand for accessible holidays is increasing, the Government pledged to make the UK the most accessible destination in Europe by 2025 as part of the new Tourism Sector Deal.  Today, UKinbound signaled its commitment to supporting this undertaking by announcing a new partnership with Revitalise – the national charity that creates respite holidays for disabled people and carers.

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Germany’s Incoming Tourism is Performing Better than the Worldwide Average

“Germany’s incoming tourism is performing better than the worldwide average (plus 3.5 percent) with an increase of 3.7 percent. Germany is even generating growth of four percent from European source markets, according to IPK, placing it well ahead of the European average (plus 2.5 percent),” says Petra Hedorfer, Chief Executive Officer of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB).

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JetBlue Travel Products arrives Design Center of the Americas in Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue, the #1 carrier at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, debuted the new home for its JetBlue Travel Products subsidiary. Based in Fort Lauderdale, JetBlue Travel Products is setting out to make travel easier and more enjoyable with innovative new technology and JetBlue’s award-winning customer service.


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