Virgin Galactic Space Flight Tickets to Start at $450,000 a Seat

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson and five crew members successfully traveled to the edge of space in July, experiencing weightlessness aboard a Virgin Galactic spacecraft. The flight is part of a push to spur a new space-tourism industry. Photo: Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. SPCE 3.97% said it plans to charge consumers at least $450,000 … Read more

Global Space Tourism Market Report 2021 Featuring Blue

Dublin, Dec. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Space Tourism Growth Opportunities” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This report covers the global sub-orbital and orbital space tourism market. It profiles key players and their current stage of technology development. The report assesses the opportunity for sub-orbital and orbital space tourism in terms … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s budding soft power tourism

View of stage 10 of the Paris-Dakar between Neom and AlUla, in Saudi Arabia, on January 13, 2021. HAMAD I MOHAMMED / REUTERS Alongside its diplomatic and commercial aspects, Emmanuel Macron’s trip to Saudi Arabia on Saturday, December 4, included a small tourist and heritage dimension. Since the signing in April 2018 of an intergovernmental … Read more

in Morocco, the disappointed hopes of a revival of tourism

Stickers inviting social distancing were stuck on the floor of the airport in Rabat, Morocco on November 29, 2021. Morocco has announced it is suspending air travel from foreign countries for at least two weeks. MOSA’AB ELSHAMY / AP There will be no Christmas in Fez. Before the health crisis, the imperial city of Morocco … Read more

Ryan Reynolds puts Welsh town on sporting — and tourism — map

Breadcrumb Trail Links Travel Europe Author of the article: Andre Ramshaw Special to Postmedia Wrexham owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney in the stands at Racecourse Ground in Wrexham as the team takes on Torquay United on October 30, 2021. Photo by Paul Burrows /Action Images via Reuters Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products … Read more

Tourism revenues stand at 700-800 billion dollars worldwide in 2021

A tourism recovery that remains “slow and uneven” globally due to varying degrees of restrictions, vaccination rates and traveler confidence – so i international tourism revenues for 2021 may not exceed $ 700-800 billion. A slight improvement, reports the UNWTO survey, compared to 2020, but less than half of the 1.7 trillion dollars recorded in … Read more

Every Space Tourism Package in 2021 Ranked: From $125K to $60 Million

Sir Richard Branson flew into space aboard a Virgin Galactic vessel, a voyage he described as the “experience of a lifetime” at the Spaceport America in New Mexico, United States on July 11, 2021. Virgin Galactic / Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images 2021 is a historic year for commercial space travel. A record number of … Read more