• Portugal tourism grows with growth in domestic tourists

    27 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Portugal continues to be a preferred choice for travellers due to the central and southern regions of the country witnessing continued growth, especially among domestic tourists.
    In the first half of this year, tourism activity in the Algarve region recorded positive signs, as per data released by the National Institute of Statistics , which indicates a 7.9 percent increase in total revenue.
    Positive performance of the domestic market is one of the greatest reasons for Portugal's tourism growth.
    Growth was also witnessed in airport traffic in the Algarve, with an additional 6.6 percent...
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  • Domestic tourism contribution to the Indian economy has remained largely overlooked

    Domestic tourism contribution to the Indian economy has remained largely overlooked

    27 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The contribution of domestic tourists and tourism to the Indian economy has remained largely unnoticed. Domestic tourist visits have been growing at a steady rate in recent decades. In 2000, there were 220 million domestic tourist visits. The number has grown almost nine-fold to 1.82 billion last year. A substantial proportion of this number is religious tourism. But whether you spend on a pilgrimage to Kedarnath or skiing in Kufri, it all adds to the same GDP.
    Foreign tourist arrivals have also increased substantially, but by a much modest proportion compared to domestic tourists. While a...
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