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Brexit hits the backpacker market and spending plunges by $167m

Brexit hits the backpacker market and spending plunges by $167m

A $167 million drop in spending by youth travellers has the tourism industry worried as British and German backpackers give New Zealand a miss. Backpacker and adventure tourism businesses are writing a “please explain” letter to Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) wanting to know the reason for the plunging numbers, and what is ...

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CLIA Expects 5% Rise in East Med Cruise Travel for 2019

CLIA Expects 5% Rise in East Med Cruise Travel for 2019

Home Industry sectors Sea Tourism Cruise CLIA Expects 5% Rise in East Med Cruise Travel for 2019 Some 30 million passengers are expected to cruise the Eastern Mediterranean in 2019, a 5 percent increase from 2018, according to the Cruise Line International Association Europe (CLIA Europe). Announcing its participation in ...

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Lesbos keen to woo back tourists after migration crisis

Lesbos keen to woo back tourists after migration crisis

LESBOS ISLAND, Greece: In the summer of 2015, thousands of tourists were lounging on beaches on the island of Lesbos, one of Greece‘s top alternative travel destinations. The home of archaic poetess Sappho, Lesbos used to draw holidaymakers for its stunning blue waters, picture postcard villages, sun-baked olive groves, mediaeval ...

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World’s Best Water Sports Destinations, 2019

World's Best Water Sports Destinations, 2019

For the sweltering heat of summer and hazy sunshine, the perfect way to spend a holiday is with indulging in water sports. They offer the adrenaline rush, thrill, and also quite fun factor along with good health benefits for the traveler. Many travelers are in an active lookout for water ...

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