April 27th, 2010
From 2004 to 2009, Cambodia was among the fastest growing countries for the number of arrivals, doubling over the period to reach just over 2 million in 2009. Incoming tourist receipts grew by 160% over the same period to total US$1.5 billion. However, the global recession put the brakes on the annual double digit growth, but arrivals still grew by 1.7% in 2009.
March 19th, 2010
On 4 March 2010, President Obama signed the Travel Promotion Act into law. The new law creates the Corporation for Travel Promotion, which is a not-for-profit organization. The Corporation will be responsible for promoting the US internationally as well as educating international visitors on visa and security requirements.
January 12th, 2010
Click here to listen – In this episode of Globalcast, Euromonitor research manager Michelle Grant discusses the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act and the impact it could have on travel should it pass in the coming years. Learn about: The push to lift the travel ban for Americans The role of the Cuban Ministry […]
December 16th, 2008
Click here to listen – In this episode of Globalcast, Euromonitor International analyst Michelle Grant analyzes the impact President-elect Barack Obama will have on the global travel industry How international travel destinations will benefit from the election President-elect Obama’s expected involvement with the visa waiver program How will inbound tourism into the US be affected? […]