World could see 1.8 billion tourists by 2030 – UN agency

World could see 1.8 billion tourists by 2030 – UN agency

By 2030, there could be 1.8 billion tourists – just over one in five persons in the world – travelling around the globe, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has said.
Speaking with UN News, Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of UNWTO, highlighted the role of travel and tourism in impacting global developments and making the world a better place. 

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Tourism in Nepal: Local’s Voice

Tourism in Nepal: Local’s Voice

Thamel is the thriving tourist centre of Kathmandu, hosting wonderful shops, great bars and many charming cafes. We know it is the top spot for travelers but the Tourism Times wanted to find out what went on behind the scenes, so we spoke to people working in the shops and cafes to explore the magic behind Thamel and find out more about their experiences.

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10 tips how to sell your tours and activities with Facebook

10 tips how to sell your tours and activities with Facebook

10 tips how to sell your tours and activities with Facebook December 2016, Since travel content is so widely shared on Facebook (who doesn’t want to show their friends where they’re travelling?!) having a presence as a tour or activity company is an integral part of your marketing strategy. But what people want to know is how to sell with Facebook. Here are 10 ways to use the world’s number one social network to sell…

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10 tips to help your website get more bookings

10 tips to help your website get more bookings

If you’re a tour company and you have a website, this is obviously a good thing. For a start, you’re one step ahead of some of your competitors. Secondly, once your site is optimised correctly, you’re discoverable online. But simply having a website isn’t enough. If you want to help your website get more bookings, it’s an on-going project.

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The ultimate guide to reaching the Chinese tourism market

The ultimate guide to reaching the Chinese tourism market

The Chinese market for tour and activity companies is huge, and happens to be the fastest growing tourism source in the last decade. However, it’s often difficult for tour operators to successfully tap into this market.

Here is what you need to know about the Chinese tourism market in order to get more bookings for your tour or activity company.

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