• Wellness tourism experiences record growth

    29 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Now it's official that wellness tourism is a booming sector. As per the latest report, “Global Wellness Tourism Economy” by the nonprofit Global Wellness Institute ' , wellness tourism grew from a $539 billion market in 2015 to $639 billion last year, or 6.5% annually, over twice as fast as tourism overall .
    To quote GWI's senior researchers Katherine Johnston and Ophelia Yeung, “The wellness concept is transforming almost every aspect of the travel industry-and wellness tourism will only grow faster in years ahead, as it lies at the powerful intersection of two massive, booming...
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  • KZN tourism expects a tourism boom from December

    KZN tourism expects a tourism boom from December

    29 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    KwaZulu-Natal is preparing for a tourism boom in December from both domestic and international sources.
    A reduction in the petrol price of R1.50 or thereabouts per litre is expected to encourage more people from Gauteng and the Free State to make the trek to KZN's beaches, while the British Airways direct flight between London and Durban that started at the end of October will bring in more Britons to tan in KZN.
    The large slash in the petrol price will make KZN more accessible to a larger number of people from inland provinces.
    King Shaka Airport passenger data from the Airports Company...
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