Tag: COVID-19 pandemic
Vietnam witnessed almost 5.6 million global travellers during the first half of this year, marking a year-on-year surge of 9.3 times.
In 2022, international tourist arrival figures stood at 719,978 — a 270.2 per cent increase compared to the 194,495 tourists who visited in 2021, according to the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA).
Italy is one of the world’s top tourist destinations, but the tourism industry was crippled by travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in 2023, all that is in the past.
WTTC also predicts that the industry will add more than 65,000 employment this year, bringing the total number of jobs lost due to the COVID 19 pandemic to reach almost 2.8 MN.
In Shantou, a coastal city in eastern Guangdong, railway passenger number also increased sharply in the first 10 days of the summer travel rush, reaching 150,000 trips, an increase of 91 percent compared with that of 2022.
Despite economic challenges, Europe’s tourism revival is keeping momentum, with foreign tourist arrivals reaching almost 95% of 2019 levels. Despite the fact that inflation and …
In April, 75.5% of surveyed hotel operators said they face shortages of regular employees while 78% said they lack part-time and other nonregular workers, according to the survey, which covered about 100 companies.
Sustainability is often touted as a panacea for the industry’s woes, but the balancing act of developing tourism and conserving local cultural heritage as well as the environment is fraught with difficulty.
Israel is finding it tough to go back to the tourism levels before the pandemic, as per the figures presented by the Israeli Tourism Ministry.
The head of hotel association of Rome, Giuseppe Roscioli, witnesses a huge rise in tourism as a magic moment after experiencing almost complete close down of three years of hotels.