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Travel Matters
TRAVEL MATTERS
June 26-26, 2019
Travel Matters is the travel and tourism industry’s forum for debating the political and policy issues that matter most to our sector. The theme this year is A Vision for the Next Decade.

2019 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
2019 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
June 25-27, 2019
Join us in Melbourne, Australia, for TTRA International’s 50th conference. Over the course of the conference, we will navigate the terrain of shifting sands – reflecting not only the great Australian deserts and coastline but also the influence of the external global environment on inter...

Backpacking with the Bonds


We started Backpacking with the Bonds to help travelers think about how they spend their money while they’re travelling and intentionally design their trips to contribute to the sustainable and equitable development of the places they visit. We do so through our blog posts and destination guides.

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On the outskirts of small-town Iowa, the makings of civilization roll by, 18 wheels at a time.
That might mean a tarp-covered load of lumber. Flatbed of steel beams. Double-decker of new SUVs. Lowboy with construction equipment. Refrigerated truck of vegetables. Livestock trailer with Holsteins. One tanker of gasoline, another of milk. The divergent yet compatible, impromptu caravan of semitrailers seems ongoing at the Interstate 80 truck stop in Walcott, Iowa, billed as the largest in th...


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Regardless of how the casino industry is doing, the Macau tourism industry is doing better than ever. According to the most recent numbers from Macau’s Statistics and Census Service, the number of visitorsin May increased 25.6% year over year.The increase in visitors came from both overnight and same-day visits, but the healthy growth was mostly helped by the latter. While those staying overnight represented 1.6 million total visits, a 10.3% increase, those visiting just for a single day v...
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Cruise Lines International Association has announced that the number of ocean cruises taken by UK and Irish passengers last year reached over two million for the first time.The UK and Ireland cruise industry hit a record 2,009,000 in 2018, surpassing the two million mark a year earlier than predicted and up two per cent from 2017.The announcement is part of the CLIA Cruise Review industry report, which outlines annual global cruise travel figures including how many cruises were taken both global...
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Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Royal family – London is blessed with innumerable renowned attractions wrapped in tradition and heritage, most cities can only dream of. However, with Brexit, the UK tourism industry, which supports more than one tenth of the country’s jobs, has hit a rough spot.In the first nine months of 2018, overseas visitors to the UK went down, but the industry has survived, pitching harder for business in lucrative long-haul markets and attracting millennials as...
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The more you wonder, the more you wonder – hadn’t this been for real, the majority of the population on earth would not have constituted of gallivanters. Boundaries and borders have never restricted the adventurers from traveling and exploring the different corners of the world. The US, UK, France, Spain, and China have always been the prime choices of travelers. However, the trends in travel and tourism are changing in sync with the changing role of travelers into adventurers. One i...
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In 2018, the travel and tourism sector witnessed record growth, going up to $8.8 trillion from $8.3 trillion in 2017. Tourism has made immense contributions to the world’s combined gross domestic product, supporting 319 million jobs.A WTTC report said that travel and tourism generated 10.4% of the world’s total economic activity in 2018. The rapid growth of travel and tourism in regions like Oceania, Southeast Asia, India, and China contributed to this growth.Although North America i...
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EVENTS

Travel Matters
TRAVEL MATTERS
June 26-26, 2019
Travel Matters is the travel and tourism industry’s forum for debating the political and policy issues that matter most to our sector. The theme this year is A Vision for the Next Decade.

TTRA International Conference
TTRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
June 25-27, 2019
Join us in Melbourne, Australia, for TTRA International’s 50th conference. Over the course of the conference, we will navigate the terrain of shifting sands – reflecting not only the great Australian deserts and coastline but also the influence of the external global environment on inter...