Are you a leisure and tourism legend?

Quiz of The World Lonely Planet

How well do you know the world? Next week travel guide publisher Lonely Planet is publishing a guide to the world for real globetrotters. See how much you know the world by clicking on this link to find a quiz put together by Lonely Planet and The Guardian Newspaper :


A Gaming Treat

National videogame museum coming to UK in 2015

I like my trips to museums but I’m not this one will appeal to me, opening in Nottingham next year is the National Videogame Museum! I can think of many leisure and tourism students who would enjoy a visit to it though. Click on the link to find out more :

Tourism in West Africa takes an Ebola hit

Tourism chiefs in the West African nation of The Gambia fear that the Ebola outbreak in neighbouring countries will have a negative impact on tourist numbers this winter. The Gambia is a popular winter sun destination for many western Europeans providing vital income for the nation’s economy. What will be the impacts if tourist numbers fall? Click on the link to find out more :

Problems In Paris for Mickey Mouse?

Mickey Mouse at Disneyland Paris

Despite being the most visited attraction in Europe Disneyland Paris has received a one billion Euro cash injection from Walt Disney. Why has the money been needed? How can an attraction that has received 275 million visitors since it opened be in debt? How will the money be used? Click on the link to find out more :