Winter heats NZ tourism boost

Australian arrivals to New Zealand this winter have lived up to expectations, providing an early boost to the bumper ski season, according to Statistics New Zealand.

CTC streamlines: US strategy changed

The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has announced it will restructure global operations to focus on meaningful marketing investment, a move that will alter CTC's plans in the US.

Mexico Bookings to the United States

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce-sponsored Mexico Travel Trade Barometer, Mexico bookings to the United States joined the trend of declines registered from other countries in 2009.

South African Tourism Reveals Adventure Ambassador

After an intense two month search for the US's next great adventurer, South African Tourism has unveiled the face of its Adventure campaign - Ben Lewis, a 42 year old from Olympia, Washington, who wi...

Thai tourism revival

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a massive tourism revival program in front of more than 700 travel agents, tour operators and media people from around the world at a lavish funct...

Gulf states need $500 million to bring tourists back

A $500 million marketing initiative is needed to revive tourism to the Gulf states as the worst oil spill in US history continues to kill the multibillion dollar industry, tourism executives told con...