NEW GREEK GOVERNMENT TO FACE A TOURISM SLOWDOWN

Laura Maudlin -
Last week, Greece was struck by a surprising phenomenon. The seaside resorts of Chalkidiki, in northern Greece, were struck by a tornado which lasted for 20 minutes. Despite the short period of time, ...

THAILAND: TOURISM AUTHORITY REVISES THE 2019 FORECAST

Andrea Hausold -
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revised down its growth forecast for this year, bringing the estimated number of international arrivals to 40.2 million, below the 41.3 million targeted wit...

INTERNATIONAL HOTEL CHAINS EXPANDING TO AFRICA

Bill Alen -
African continent strengthens its position as an attractive destination for the largest international hotel chains, which have decided to multiply their investments in the region. The latest to join i...

ITALIAN TOURISM COULD GROW FASTER

Nik Fes -
Arrivals in Italy increased to a smaller extent than in other European countries. Italian tourism still heavily relies on Rome which remains among the top ten most popular international destinations....

TUNISIAN TOURISM: GOVERNMENT REJOICES, EXPERTS ARE SKEPTICAL

Tomas Haupt -
Tunisian tourism board announced positive results of the sector for 2016, describing the year as a return to normality for the industry. At the Spanish trade fair FITUR, the officials emphasized the a...