MOROCCAN TOURISM REVENUES DOWN WHILE ARRIVALS UP

Daniel A. Tanner -
The Moroccan tourism clientele composed of Moroccans Living Abroad (MRE) continues to contend for the first place in terms of the number of arrivals into the country. In March of this year, MREs repre...

PORTUGUESE TOURISM PARADOX – OVERNIGHT STAYS UP, WAGES DOWN

Gregory Dolgos -
The amount of overnight stays in Portuguese hotels in 2016 increased, the number of guests increased, the occupancy rate increased, the revenues increased. The average wages of the hotel staff, howeve...

HIGH TAXES TO IMPACT GREEK TOURISM

Wayne M. Gore -
Greek tourism is booming. Since 2013 the industry has been setting new records every year. It is soon expected to make up a quarter of the country’s GDP. However, the new high taxes might have a negat...

ZIMBABWE TOURISM INDUSTRY PUSHING FOR VAT REDUCTION

Michael Trout -
The Zimbabwe Council of Tourism (ZCT) is asking the government to reduce the value added tax (VAT) charged on foreign accommodation in the country. The increased tax is expected to result in 75% decli...

INSECURITY IS THE MAIN CHALLENGE OF TOURISM IN MEXICO

Justin N. Froyd -
Insecurity is the main challenge of tourism in Mexico for the times to come. It has the ability to derail the good streak that the travel industry has had in the country. ...
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