Travel & Tourism can be a major growth sector for the UK after Brexit, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
Early morning Thursday a helicopter from the Falkland Islands will be lifting ashore from the search and survey vessel Seabed Constructor, a Luxembourg national who suffered head injuries during the capsizing of the French flagged yacht Paradise in the South Atlantic.
Latin American stocks hovered near 2019 lows on Wednesday led by steep losses in Argentina and Brazil which resumed trading after a two-day Carnival holiday, while currencies of oil exporters in the region fell as crude prices came under pressure. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks fell 1.3%, tracking losses across the region, barring Chile and Colombia which ended higher.
Argentina and UK are holding their second defense bilateral meeting in Buenos Aires, following on last year's first round held in London which put an end to fourteen years of interruption under the administrations of the Kirchner couple.
Argentina’s new school year, scheduled to start on Wednesday, was widely postponed until next week by a three-day strike by teachers who say their wages are not keeping up with inflation.
Peru opened this week a military base in the Amazon in a bid to tackle illegal mining, the main culprit for deforestation in the world's largest rainforest. “The government has taken the political decision to be present in this region to eradicate illegal mining,” said Defense Minister Jose Huerta at the inauguration of the base in the Tambopata nature reserve.
Brits love a holiday and whether we’re looking for a beach getaway or a city break, the next flight is often not too far away. But which long haul and short haul destination is the UK’s favorite? How long do we stay and how much do we spend? Newly collected travel data reveals UK’s favorite holiday destinations.
The US trade gap with the rest of the world jumped to a 10-year high of US$ 621bn last year, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump's deficit reduction plan. The trade deficit is the difference between how much goods and services the US imports from other countries and how much it exports.
The Travel & Tourism sector contributed €1 in every €7, in the Spanish economy last year demonstrating the importance of the sector to the country. This comes in a year in which Spain overtook the USA as the country with the second largest number of international visitor arrivals in a year (behind France).
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has provoked controversy by posting an obscene video of two revelers at Carnival, saying he wanted to reveal the truth about the festival. The clip posted on Twitter shows two men engaging in sex acts on top of a taxi shelter during a street party.