The number of foreign tourists visiting Turkey is expected to pass the 40 million mark in 2018, says the culture and tourism minister. Over 10 million visitors hit Istanbul in 2017, according to Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index.
Greece is trying to lure back travellers to Chios island which has been hit hardest by the refugee crisis and also Turkey's financial challenges.
Egypt's second largest city, Alexandria, is planning to make some of its beaches available only for tourists to revive tourism in the country.
The influx of tourists, neglected infrastructure, growth of resort establishments and poor settlements are threatening to turn Boracay into a "dead island" in less than a decade, reports say.
Eastern Turkish city of Van has attracted over one million tourists from around the world during the Nowruz holiday, which marks the beginning of spring.
Cape Town is looking to cash in on the estimated $220 billion that Muslim travellers are expected to spend by 2020.
Plans to boost tourism in Indonesia to 20 million visitors by 2020 have been met with criticism from environmental activists who argue ecosystems and traditional livelihoods are being threatened.
The number of tourists which hit a peak of 15 million a decade ago had plunged due to a series of terror attacks. Now Egypt is once again hoping to attract more visitors crucial to its economy.
The Spanish city of Barcelona is a prime destination for travelers, but many people living there say they have had enough and have taken to the sun-soaked beach to push back against certain types of tourists.
Portraits of world politicians and celebrities decorate the walls of Bulgarian village of Staro Zhelezare as Polish artists want to revive the economy in the sleepy village.
Turkish tourism body expects a total of 300,000 tourists are expected to explore the city in the air by the end of 2017.
It is not your traditional surfing destination, but this West African nation is eyeing this sport as a potential draw card to provide employment and bring in tourist dollars.
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