Tag: World Economic Forum

  • South Africa slips in World Economic Forum Tourism Competitiveness Index

    The Asian Tourism Century is Arriving as Japan, China, South Korea and India Boost Region’s Tourism-Friendliness while South Africa drops five places. Asia has most improved its tourism-friendliness of all regions, the 2017 World Economic Forum’s global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index reveals today Japan (fourth, up five places), China (15th, up two) and India […]

  • SA drops five places in tourism competitiveness

    South Africa dropped five places in 2010 – from 61 to 66 – in the Travel and Tourism Competitive Index released by the World Economic Forum at the Global Tourism Forum 2011. Tourism competitiveness is an important economic indicator. It is a major element in economic stimulation packages. Tourism is among the largest employers in…