Tag Archives: Travel

Medical Travel Gained Recognition – Profitable Niche for Travel Agents

Health, wellness and medical travel gained increasing recognition last year as a profitable new niche for travel agents who learn to fulfill the specialized needs of both medical travelers and healthcare providers, in the U.S. or abroad. Continue reading

Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011 | World Economic Forum

The Travel & Tourism (T&T) industry is slowly recovering from the economic downturn, with the strong recovery in emerging economies compensating somewhat for the still weaker mature markets in Europe and North America. In this context, this fourth edition of The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report is being released at a time when the industry is looking for ways to develop new market segments and attract new customers. Continue reading

International Tourists to Hit 1.8 Billion by 2030

International tourist arrivals are forecast to reach 1.8 billion by 2030 according to the newly released UNWTO long-term forecast, Tourism Towards 2030. The report, presented on the occasion of the 19th session of the UNWTO General Assembly, confirms that international tourism will continue to grow in a sustained manner in the next two decades. Continue reading