CUBA WELCOMED 23% MORE FOREIGN VISITORS

Bill Alen -
Cuba expects to earn USD1.5 billion in tourism revenue for the first half of the year. The island welcomed more than 2.66 million foreign visitors, up 23.2 percent compared to the same period in 2016,...

URUGUAY PLANS TO DIVERSIFY ITS TOURISM SECTOR

Chris Grad -
Uruguay is investing in the diversification of the tourism sector, hoping to reach four million visitors during this year and register again 2017’s figure, explained Carlos Fagetti, director of Nation...

21ST CENTURY, THE RISE OF TOURISM AND TOURISMOPHOBIA

Theodore Slate -
The annual number of travelers in 2017 could surpass the 1.3 billion mark. With the rise of low-cost airlines, the number of annual flights has also grown: more than 37 million per year. Right now, 4....

RIVER CRUISES: A NON-INVASIVE TOURISM SEGMENT WELCOMED BY MANY DESTINATIONS

Gary Diskin -
River cruises tourism model has gotten rid of the two misconceptions that stained its image: first, it has nothing to do with maritime cruises; and second, it is not only for people over 50 years old,...

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...