TOURISM COMPETITIVENESS INDEX SHOWS DYNAMIC CHANGES

Cecilia Garland -
For the past 11 years, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has been carrying out an in-depth analysis of travel and tourism competitiveness of 136 economies around the world. This year has been a turbulent...

CULTURAL TOURISM IN ITALY GROWING BUT NOT EVERYWHERE

Samuel Dorsi -
Cultural tourism in Italy is on the rise, according to the 12th edition of Fedeculture Annual Report. The data show that in 2015 Italian families spent €67.8 billion on culture. This represents an inc...

TOURISM INDUSTRY IN PANAMA LOSES ITS POTENTIAL DUE TO HIGH PRICES

Chris Grad -
Tourism experts in Panama claim that travelers prefer to visit other places such as Colombia, which is 30% cheaper than Panama. Due to expensive services, the country loses its competitiveness in the ...

COSTA RICA OPENS UP TO MEETINGS AND WELLNESS TOURISM

Theodore Slate -
Costa Rica’s tourism, one of the main engines of the economy, is opening its doors to innovation. Local tourism ministry plans to turn the country into a top destination for meetings and wellness tour...

WHY IS THE KAZAKH TOURISM STAGNATING?

Laura Maudlin -
Kazakh tourism is facing an ambitious task. The goal is to increase the share in the country’s GDP from the current 0.9% to 8% by 2025. What issues are there that are preventing the sector from regist...
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