HONG KONG TOURISM SEES A DROP OF 59% IN MAINLAND VISITORS

Cecilia Garland -
This year’s drop in the number of visitors from the Chinese mainland has made the Hong Kong tourism authorities less optimistic about the likelihood of things improving during the coming May holiday s...

FOREIGN CRUISE OPERATORS FIGHTING FOR CHINESE MARKET

Dan Rang -
The Chinese market is the world’s second largest cruise market after the United States. The number of cruise passengers has been increasing by 76% every year for about four years. In 2016 the new reco...

MEDITERRANEAN TOURISM TO BE AFFECTED BY BREXIT

Laura Maudlin -
Experts point to the impact of Brexit on the Mediterranean tourism. Spain and Cyprus are expected to be most affected by the decline in the number of British tourists. ...

RIO OLYMPICS WILL NOT BE CANCELED DESPITE THE SPREAD OF ZIKA

Sara Thopson -
Brazil’s Chief of Staff, Jaques Wagner, said that there is no way that the Rio Olympic Games to be held this August will be cancelled due to the outbreak of the Zika virus. The virus is spreading rapi...

QATAR ATTEMPTING TO BOOST TOURISM THROUGH SPORT EVENTS

Nik Fes -
Last week, the World Artistic Gymnastics Championship ended after 9 days of competitions. This year the event was held in Qatar, in particular Doha, for which large sport events are beginning a regula...
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