GOVERNMENT TO INVEST 1.6 BILLION IN MICE TOURISM IN SAUDI ARABIA

Gregory Dolgos -
According to the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage, the number of exhibitions and conferences in Saudi Arabia during 2016 is expected to increase by about 20%. However, local event orga...

GUATEMALA MICE SECTOR REPORTED POSITIVE NUMBERS

Larry Brain -
To measure the value of the Guatemala MICE industry, the country’s Institute of Tourism has carried out a study on the economic importance of conferences and meetings....

BUSINESS TOURISM IN SPAIN CONTINUES THE UPWARD TREND

Theodore Slate -
Business tourism in Spain brought a total of 22,000 meetings to the country in 2015, a figure that represents a 15% increase over the previous year (2014), as well as visits by four million people. Th...

ITALIAN TOURISM INDUSTRY NEEDS RESTRUCTURING

Nik Fes -
In 2000, Italy was worth 5.8% of the world’s tourist expenditure. Today, the country is at 3%. In the next ten years, if strategies do not change, it will drop to 2.1% of the global tourist GDP, place...

MADRID AND BARCELONA CHALLENGE PARIS AND LONDON AS SHOPPING TOURISM CENTERS

Larry Brain -
Spain is set to surpass France for the first time as a global destination with more tourists. Official forecasts and study services raise the numbers to 84 million visitors with a predominance of the ...
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