• Tourist attendance in France up 1.3 pct in Q3

    27 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    National Statistics Institute Insee revealed that France registered a 1.3 percent increase in tourist attendance in all type of accommodation combined in the third quarter of 2019 as compared to the same period last year.
    In the second quarter the growth was slower when the attendance grew by 3.8 per cent.
    Due to a 3 percent rise in attendance by domestic holidaymakers the trend stayed positive in Q3 and there was a 2.2 -percent drop in foreign visitors as per the Insee data.
    Around 8 percent of the GDP is generated by tourism and two million jobs created directly or indirectly.
    Two-thirds...
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  • More than 1.3 million foreign tourists visit Myanmar from January to September in 2019

    More than 1.3 million foreign tourists visit Myanmar from January to September in 2019

    27 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism recently released data that showed that from January to September this year, more than 1.3 million foreign tourists visited Myanmar. Compared to the same period last year, this represents 390,000 more visitors or a 41 percent increase.
    The ministry said that this increase can be attributed to more visitors coming from Asian countries like Japan, South Korea and China, which have been the targets of the government's “Look-East policy” for tourism.
    Tourists from China, Japan and South Korea have increased significantly with the Myanmar government relaxing...
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