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UNWTO: International tourism up 4% | Buzz travel

UNWTO: International tourism up 4% | Buzz travel

International tourist arrivals grew 4% from January to June 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer published ahead of the 23rd World Tourism Organization General Assembly. Growth was led by the Middle East (+8%) and Asia and the Pacific (+6%). International ...

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Brexit, trade tensions affecting global tourism

Brexit, trade tensions affecting global tourism

By Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo / Special to the BusinessMirror ECONOMIC uncertainty and geopolitical tensions appear to be affecting tourism patterns all over the world. In the latest Tourism Barometer of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) grew by 4.4 percent to 671 million ...

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South Africans set for Safari Sevens return

By GEOFFREY ANENEMore by this Author Spain lost 12-5 against Kenya’s second string side, Morans in the bronze medal match at last year’s tournament. The Spaniards, however, went on to perform better than Kenya at the 2018-2019 World Sevens Series. They finished 12th with 49 points. Kenya, also a core ...

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Davao-Manado flight may be relaunched Sept. 27

Davao-Manado flight may be relaunched Sept. 27

THE Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City. — BW/LEAN S. DAVAL, JR. THE REVIVAL of an air link between Davao City and Manado in Indonesia is tentatively set for relaunch on Sept. 27, with the maiden flight to be served by Garuda Airlines. An inter-agency coordination meeting was held ...

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International Living uncovered these three Mexican beaches we’re just drooling over

International Living uncovered these three Mexican beaches we're just drooling over

Somebody did their homework. Not far from Cancun, Mexico’s Caribbean coast conceals hidden gems, postcard-worthy beaches retirees can enjoy for a fraction of the price of higher-profile destinations. International Living’s new report identifies three off-the-radar havens on the Yucatan Peninsula that deserve serious consideration for vacation, part-time retirement, or full-time, ...

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