Ho Chi Minh City looks to cash in on new travel trends | Travel

HCM City has great potential for developing bleisure travel. (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City expects to fully exploit bleisure travel – a novel type of tourism combining business travel with leisure time. Phan Thi Thang, Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee, said that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the … Read more

Where can disabled people easily travel? Survey names the top cities

Where can disabled people easily travel?  Survey names the top cities

The Valuable 500, a business coalition, released its list of the top 10 most accessible cities in the world. The report cited a survey conducted among 3,500 individuals with disabilities, who rated cities based on “transport links, proximity of accommodation to attractions, shops, and restaurants, and the availability of information about accessibility.” The survey was … Read more

Travel leaders descend on Saudi as it plans to be at the top of tourists’ bucket lists

Travel leaders descend on Saudi Arabia as it plans to be at the top of tourists' bucket lists

With its stunning heritage sites, ‎€‎306 billion futuristic mega-city, and Arabian hospitality, Saudi has emerged as one of the world’s most pioneering tourism destinations – and this week, the nation is being put on the world stage. Global tourism leaders descended on Riyadh on Monday for the World Travel and Tourism Global Summit, shining a … Read more

Travel leaders descend on Saudi Arabia as it plans to be at the top of tourists’ bucket lists

Travel leaders descend on Saudi Arabia as it plans to be at the top of tourists' bucket lists

With its stunning heritage sites, ‎€‎306 billion futuristic mega-city, and Arabian hospitality, Saudi Arabia has emerged as one of the world’s most pioneering tourism destinations – and this week, the nation is being put on the world stage. Global tourism leaders descended on Riyadh on Monday for the World Travel and Tourism Global Summit, shining … Read more

Toyama puts itself on Japan’s map of sustainable tourism

Toyama puts itself on Japan's map of sustainable tourism

As I lift a bowl of frothy matcha during a Japanese tea ceremony in the lounge of the Rakudo-An hotel in Tonami, Toyama Prefecture, I hear a staff member whisper something to the guests behind me, followed by a soft murmur of surprise. I turn around to my mother to check that I’ve not just … Read more

Rich tourists wanted: What’s behind the rush for high spenders and will it reduce overtourism?

Rich tourists wanted: What's behind the rush for high spenders and will it reduce overtourism?

When the pandemic hit, travel stopped. Nearly three years on, most countries have opened up – but certain kinds of visitors are more welcome than others. Countries are being more selective about the type of tourism they want, with nations like New Zealand expressing a desire for “high quality tourists” over budget travellers. Earlier this … Read more

Flying home for the holidays will cost you more this year | News

Flying home for the holidays will cost you more this year |  News

People still looking to book trips home to visit family or take a vacation during the holidays need to act fast and prepare for sticker shock. Airline executives say that based on bookings, they expect huge demand for flights over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Travel experts say the best deals for airfares and hotels … Read more

Where can disabled people easily travel? Survey names the top cities

Where can disabled people easily travel?  Survey names the top cities

The Valuable 500, a business coalition, released its list of the top 10 most accessible cities in the world. The report cited a survey conducted among 3,500 individuals with disabilities, who rated cities based on “transport links, proximity of accommodation to attractions, shops, and restaurants, and the availability of information about accessibility.” The survey was … Read more

From Thailand to Egypt: Top 6 budget-friendly foreign travel destination

From Thailand to Egypt: Top 6 budget-friendly foreign travel destination

Home / Pictures / Lifestyle / From Thailand to Egypt: Top 6 budget-friendly foreign travel destination Published on Nov 09, 2022 05:58 PM IST Check out the top 6 foreign travel destinations where you can travel from India without burning a hole in your wallet. …read more 1 / 7 View Photos in a new … Read more

Sustainability and value for money: tourism and leisure opportunities for rural businesses

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For rural businesses seeking ways to navigate the current economic headwinds, understanding the wellness, sustainability and experience-led leisure and tourism trade could be the source of inspiration for new ideas. Recent estimates from the Office for National Statistics indicate a 27 per cent fall in the number of UK residents traveling overseas in May 2022 … Read more