The number of international tourists is increasing every year. This growth in tourism is a global phenomenon and is not limited to any one continent. The traditional countries which attracts international tourists have been in Europe and the US. However, this is changing quite rapidly with tourists choosing newer lesser explored regions of the world. Here is a ranking of the top global tourist destination based on the number of international tourists.
Along with the increase in international tourism comes the responsibility to ensure that tourism does not destroy the local cultures, habitats and ecology of the tourist destination. In the recent past, there has been a increasing awareness about this issue and the need for Green or Ecotourism. Ecotourism refers to tourism which has the least impact on existing environment and cultures while being educational, ecologically and culturally sensitive as well as being beneficial to local communities. Here are a list of the better known Global Ecotourism destinations.
During the winter months, the phenomenon of older residents in the colder regions of the United States and Canada traveling to warmer areas either in Southern United States, or to other nations for warmer weather is popularly known as Snowbird tourism. We have listed the more popular Snowbird tourism destinations both in the United States and in other countries.
Thanksgiving is a time for all family members to gather and home for the traditional Thanksgiving meal. However, since it is a long weekend, many Americans take the opportunity to travel. The following are some of the popular Thanksgiving travel destinations.
Christmas is the big vacation season of the year in most parts of the world. It is that time of the year when people make use of their vacation time to travel. Christmas vacations are usually planned well in advance given the certainty of this vacation schedule. Planning and buying tickets for Christmas vacations is also prudent as tickets are usually cheaper if purchased early. Listed here are some of the popular Christmas vacation travel destinations.
Traveling to well-known Christian faith based destinations is very popular for a large number of Christians the world over. Given below are some of the globally renowned Christian faith based travel destinations.
Traveling to historically important locations is one of the best ways to understand ancient history and culture. Listed here are some of the world famous historic travel destinations.
Golfing vacations is a wonderful way to relax with friends while honing one's Golfing skills. Golfing vacations are becoming increasingly popular all around the world. Here are some of the most popular Golfing holiday destinations.
Vacationing in popular Ski resorts is an excellent opportunity to spend time with friends and family while enjoying Skiing. Skiing vacations are a big part of the winter holiday season in the US, Canada and in Europe. Here are some of the most famous Ski vacation destinations.
Visiting Museums is an excellent way to learn about a topic, be it about History, Culture, Art, Sports or Science. It is no surprise that some Museums are famous the world over and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors annually. Listed below are some of the world famous museums.
Beach vacations are a great way to spend time with family and friends while Sun bathing and enjoying time at the beach. Listed below are some of the famous beaches around the world.
Reconnecting with nature is perhaps the best way to refresh one's mind and body. A vacation in the midst of nature is amazingly therapeutic and offers a wealth of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits. Not to overlook the simple joys of being surrounded by beautiful scenery and away from crowded noisy urban centers. The following destinations are renowned for experiencing a vacation where you immerse yourself in in nature.