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Tourism

24/02/2017 at 18:04h

Carnival-related tourism could hit USD 1.9 billion

The estimate is from Brazil’s National Federation of Trade (CNC). Bars and restaurants should see the bulk of gains.

23/02/2017 at 20:03h

Infraero expects weaker numbers for Carnival

The state-run Brazilian Airport Infrastructure Company (Infraero) estimates that the airports it manages in the country will handle 3.3 million passengers during the holiday this year.

23/02/2017 at 18:23h

Algeria hosting tourism expo

The 2017 International Tourism and Travel Fair (Siaha), featuring 150 international exhibitors, will continue until next Saturday in Oran.

21/02/2017 at 16:28h

Demand for international flights up 5.4%

Such was the increase in passenger numbers registered by Brazilian airlines. Demand for domestic flights eased by 1.4%, the industry association reported.

20/02/2017 at 18:20h

Palestine to be featured in São Paulo tourism expo

A delegation from the Arab country will be exhibiting for the first time at World Travel Market Latin America, from April 4 to 6. The goal is to increase tourist numbers by 10%.

26/01/2017 at 14:20h

Abu Dhabi airport numbers rose 5% in 2016

Over 24 million people passed through the emirate’s terminals last year. In December, the airport had over two million people.

24/01/2017 at 19:20h

Dubai Airport is world’s leader for international passengers

The hub had 83.6 million passengers last year, a 7.2% increase in comparison to 2015.

23/01/2017 at 19:10h

Morocco airports register record-breaking numbers

Last year’s passenger traffic reached 18.2 million, an increase of 3.58% in comparison to 2015.

16/01/2017 at 16:25h

Emirates to fly São Paulo-Dubai route with the A380

The world’s largest aircraft will have its first daily flight to South America. The initiative marks ten years of operations by the airline in Brazil.

04/01/2017 at 18:00h

Dubai airport passenger traffic rose 9% in November

During the month, over 6.5 million people went through the airport. During the year, DXB received more than 75 million travellers.

04/01/2017 at 15:57h

Brazil welcomed a record number of foreign tourists

The total number of visitors from overseas reached 6.6 million in 2016, up 4.8% over 2015. Argentinians and North Americans were at the top of the list.

03/01/2017 at 18:52h

UN: 2017 is International Year of Sustainable Tourism

The organization wants to highlight the sector’s potential as a pillar for development.