• Travel Alberta focuses on overseas visitation to bridge the gap of $1.5 billion

    17 days ago - By Travel and Tour World

    Travel Alberta keeps on pushing towards growing tourism spending in the province to $10 billion by 2020 and it has it targets international travelers as the best way to meet that goal.
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  • Travel Alberta focuses on overseas visitation to bridge the gap of $1.5 billion

    Travel Alberta focuses on overseas visitation to bridge the gap of $1.5 billion

    17 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Travel Alberta keeps on pushing towards growing tourism spending in the province to $10 billion by 2020 and it has it targets international travelers as the best way to meet that goal.
    Last year, the tourists' invested almost $8.5 billion in the province, up $300 million from the year prior to that, leaving a $1.5 billion gap for the destination marketing organization to bridge.
    “We choose to see this as an opportunity; it is not a gap it is a challenge,” said Travel Alberta CEO Royce Chwin at the recent industry conference in Banff.
    “We can in fact meet and exceed that and in doing so we...
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  • WTTC ranks Cairo as fastest-growing travel destination

    WTTC ranks Cairo as fastest-growing travel destination

    17 days ago - By Travel and Tour World

    World Travel & Tourism Council report showed that Cairo's tourism witnessed a 34.4 per cent tourism growth in 2017. Cairo was the fastest-growing travel destination as per its City Travel & Tourism Impact Report , followed by Istanbul , Antalya and Tehran. As per WTTC the growth in tourism in these cities was a result of political stability.
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