TURESPAÑA AIMS TO REACH 1,500 MILLION EUROS FROM TOURISM REVENUES

Kevin Eagan -
In 2017, the Spanish economy received 172,900 million euros in tourism revenues - including direct, indirect and induced effects. This amount represent a 5.7% increase over 2016, representing 14.9% of...

CHINESE NEW YEAR: RECORD-BREAKING TRAVEL DURING THE CELEBRATIONS

Kevin Eagan -
The Chinese New Year celebrations are approaching and this years’ joyful time is set to become a record breaking festival. Major jumps in both domestic and outbound travel are expected during the week...

BRUSSELS: STRATEGY AGAINST THE TRANSIT TOURISM

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Tourists come to Brussels to enjoy its historical heritage, taste the legendary Belgian beer or discover the European institutions. However, the city does not seem to attract long-stay tourism: most v...

THE IMAGE OF SPAIN ABROAD IMPROVING

Chris Grad -
According to the Elcano Royal Institute's barometer, the Spanish sunshine, gastronomy and athletes are more highly valued than the country’s economy, investment opportunities, or companies. The image...

TOURISM IN PORTUGAL INCREASING BUT BRINGING HARM

Larry Brain -
The number of overnight stays in tourist establishments in the European Union (EU) grew 5.1% in 2017, compared with the previous year. Portugal registered the fourth largest increase of overnight stay...