POTENTIAL EU ECO-TAX OF AIRLINE TICKETS FACES STRONG OPPOSITION

Nik Fes -
How to fight against global warming? The Dutch and Belgian governments are proposing a solution: the taxation of air transport. The idea was launched in February by the Netherlands at a meeting of EU ...

TOURISM INITIATIVES TO FIGHT FOOD WASTAGE

Theodore Slate -
Food wastage is a growing problem around the world. According to FAO, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, one-third of the food produced in the world is ultimately wasted. The tourism industry i...

GAY TOURISM HAS GROWN 11% IN BRAZIL

Pat Hyland -
A sector accountable for generating a revenue of US$ 218 billion in the world has registered in 2017 a growth that surpasses the Brazil’s regular tourism revenue – the gay tourism sector....

CUBA: FROM BEACH AND SUN TO HERITAGE TOURISM

Nik Fes -
Cuban tourism and heritage tourism especially are on the rise. According to official numbers, in the first quarter of the year, there was a rise of 7.2% in the number of tourists compared to last year...

70% OF RUSSIAN TOURISTS IN ITALY BOOK THEIR HOLIDAY ONLINE

Vanderlei J. Pollack -
Russian tourism inflow to Italy is registering signs of revival, with significant developments in the ways of booking. 70% of Russian tourists coming to the country for holiday book their accommodatio...