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TTC Special: Health Tourism: It Is in Good Health?

TTC Service.- With several developing nations offering low-priced high quality healthcare, world medical tourism is healthy. Global growth projections of around 30 percent annually speak volumes of the good health of the 40 billion dollar-market.

Special TTC: Sutras and Mantras before Flying

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  TTC Service.- Flying can be stressful. From security lines to flight delays, airports are not precisely the best places to relax. Well, that was before yoga practices reached some airports to help weary travelers not only to survive the flying experience but to enjoy it.

Facilities to Invest in Cuba


By Déborah Rivas Saavedra, General Director of Foreign Investment, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment The Cuban management model recognizes and promotes, in addition to the socialist state enterprise, which is the principal form in the national economy, the foreign investment modalities stipulated in the law – joint ventures, international ...

Cuba and the Caribbean: Emerging Destinations for Luxury Tourism


By Dr. José Enrique Salgado, Professor of the University of Havana and Marketing Director of Amadeus Cuba The Caribbean has a potential market of more than 200 million persons and a Gross Domestic Product of over half a trillion dollars. If the tourist companies adopt the adequate strategy to make ...

Crisis or Recovery in 2014?


By Master in Science Gladys Cecilia Hernández Pedraza After five very difficult years that began with the U.S. subprime crisis and continued with the European crisis, the mediocre signs of recovery seen in the first part of 2013 did not forecast sustainability for these economies, which is why the effect ...

Current International Tourism


  “Tourism represents 9% of the world’s Gross Domestic Product, one out of every 12 jobs, 1.2 billion dollars’ worth of exports that mean 6% of international trade and, what’s most important, 8% of the exports of the countries with emerging economies,” Carlos Vogeler, regional director for the Americas of ...