Belize overnight tourists increased by a remarkable 17.2% and cruise arrivals up by a whopping 19.4% compared to last year. Even so visitors still have plenty of tranquility, as that represents 28,431 overnight tourists and 19,965 cruise stopping passengers. TravelMole catches up with Michelle Bowers of the Belize Tourist Board for this interview.
"Filipinos actually enjoy playing hosts. It is not just another economic activity for most Filipinos -- it is real enjoyment. It is an area where we naturally excel,â�� Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. recently said. Annie Cuevas, Director of the Los Angeles Philippine Tourism Office, tells TravelMole more about where to visit and latest tourism development.
Annabella Arya, Director of India Tourism, provides TravelMole an update and travel suggestions to India, who's new tourism minister is a filmstar-turned politician Chiranjeevi. The Minister set a target of attracting 11 million foreign tourists and creation of about 24 million jobs in the next five years.
Destination Roros swept the board with accolades last year - how does it work in practice - Valere Tjolle, our Sustainable Tourism Editor went to look at this beautifully snowy World Heritage destination in operation at Christmastime