• Tourists visiting Brazil for leisure jumps by over 14% in last 4 years

    6 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The number of foreign tourists who came to Brazil for leisure has increased by 14.6% in the last 4 years, as per data released Ministry of Tourism based on International Demand Study 2018.
    According to the survey, in 2015 about half of tourists visited Brazil for its natural and cultural beauty. The percentage is lower than the one registered last year, when 58.8% of them landed in Brazil with the same intention.
    The study also shows that among the types of leisure, the sun and beaches of the country was preferred by seven out of 10 visitors last year. This is followed by adventure...
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  • China's tourism boom has provided the biggest boost to Australia's travel industry

    China's tourism boom has provided the biggest boost to Australia's travel industry

    6 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    China's tourism boom has provided the biggest boost to Australia's travel industry since the Japanese flocked to the nation's beaches and tourist hotspots in the 1980s.
    The numbers, which went up to 1.44 million till March this year, have more than doubled in the last five years.
    Chinese tourists spend more in Australia too. However, it isn't true that this boom is going to last forever. China's economy is slowing and its middle-class consumers are becoming increasingly careful when it comes to spending.
    Many are reconsidering expensive family holidays to long-haul destinations in favor of...
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  • China is aiming to list a number of important villages for promoting rural tourism

    China is aiming to list a number of important villages for promoting rural tourism

    6 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    China is aiming to list a number of important villages for promoting rural tourism, as per a circular released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the National Development and Reform Commission.
    In order to be listed, a village should be rich with culture and tourism resources, have sound protection of nature, traditional culture and other resources, and also have accommodations that can meet tourists' various needs.
    As per the circular, other criteria include having a mature and first-rate system of tourist products, complete infrastructure and public services, and the ability to...
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