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Can Iceland Meet Demands of Booming Tourism? Destinations Pulse for March 1, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | March 01, 2016

Can Iceland Meet Demands of Booming Tourism? Destinations Pulse for March 1, 2016

PHOTO: Iceland (Photo courtesy Thinkstock)

Is it San Antonio’s Time to Shine?
Move over, Austin. San Antonio is now the place to be when it comes to visiting Texas. There’s certainly more than just the Alamo. So if you still haven’t firmed up spring break plans, this is where it’s at.

Can Iceland Meet Demands of Booming Tourism?
Tourism to Iceland is predicted to grow by approximately 29 percent this year. And now the question really is, “can Iceland meet demand?” It is proving to be a key driver in the economy.

Visitors Will be Hearing a Lot From India
India’s tourism ministry just got a big raise – a 70 percent hike. The funds will be used to focus on infrastructure development and the promotion of India at home and abroad.

Where Do Solo Travelers Want to Go?
Looks like for Brits, Spain is the destination of choice, says, a travel dating website. Nearly 15 percent of respondents chose Spain as the go-to solo travel spot.


Maldives new family villas are the ideal multigen escape. With more than 3,000 square feet to spread out and a private infinity pool, families are going to want to jet over to the Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas. 

Indonesia is looking to boost its tourism numbers to more than 20 million per year by 2019 and, this year, January saw a 2.19 percent increase in the number of visitors the country welcomed. 

When you think of Missouri, does mountain climbing come to mind? Maybe not, but the banks of the Mighty Mo may just offer up one of the best climbing rocks of all time. 

Can a mobile app curate the perfect trip? Cherae Robinson of Tastemakers Africa thinks she may have just cornered the market on customized travel booked through your mobile device. 

Looking for some travel inspiration now that spring is almost here? These 12 quotes are sure to get you up off the couch and ready to pack your bags for an adventure. 


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