Dubai aims to attract 20 million visitors per year by 2020

  WVNTR – The UAE department of tourism and commerce marketing (DTCM) is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of tourism in Dubai.   Dubai’s Tourism Vision for 2020 is a strategic roadmap with the key objective of attracting 20 million visitors per year by 2020, doubling the number welcomed in […]

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2018 FIFA World Cup: Foreign visitors will spend over $1.6 billion in Russia

WVNTR – Russian economy is expecting to get a significant financial boost from an increased tourist flow during the FIFA World Cup, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development said. “According to our estimates, foreigners will spend over 100 billion rubles ($1.6 billion) during the World Cup in Russia,” Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin told […]

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A New Record for U.S. Travel: Orlando First to Surpass 70 Million Annual Visitors - Solidifies Rank as America's Most-Visited Destination -

WVN – Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone in the travel industry as Orlando became the first U.S. destination to surpass 70 million annual visitors. In 2017, 72 million visitors traveled to Orlando, an increase of more than 5 percent over the prior year, once again making it America’s most-visited destination. Visit Orlando, the […]

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China overtakes New Zealand to become Australia’s largest inbound visitor market for the first time

WVN – China has overtaken New Zealand to become Australia’s largest inbound visitor market for the first time. Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows there were 1.39 million Chinese visitors in the year ending February 2018, an increase of 13.2 per cent. With its close proximity and people-to-people ties, New Zealand remains a strong market […]

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China makes $832 billion from tourism in 2017

WVN – China generated 5.4 trillion yuan, about 832 billion U.S. dollars, from tourism last year, according to Li Jinzao, head of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA). Li gave the figure at a tourism conference in Xiamen in east China’s Fujian Province Monday. It covered spending by local and foreign tourists. On average, every […]

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How to Apply for Mexico Tourist Visa

WVN – Mexican visas are documents issued by the National Migration Institute, dependent on the Secretariat of the Interior, with the stated goal of regulating and facilitating migratory flows. A foreign national wishing to enter Mexico must obtain a visa unless they are a citizen of one of the 65 eligible visa-exempt countries or one […]

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