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...

WINE TOURISM BRINGS 15.20% GREATER REVENUE TO SPAIN

Nils Kraus -
The volume of business generated by wineries and museums forming part of the Wine Routes of Spain has reached 49 million euros, representing an increase of 15.20%. These are the findings of the 2015 w...

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...

SPANISH TOURISM INDUSTRY NEEDS URGENT REORGANIZATION

Vanderlei J. Pollack -
Tourism industry is the sector that happens to be the first one in Spain. Tourism, by itself only represents 11% of the P.I.B., a figure that would reach 20% if its impact on the rest of the economy i...