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....

TOURISTS IN VENICE TO EXPECT FEWER APARTMENTS AND AN ENTRANCE FEE

Justin N. Froyd -
Venice has been facing a huge number of tourists for years. Again and again, ideas are proposed to control these massive arrivals. On the other hand, tourism is the main source of income of this city ...

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...

MEDICAL TOURISM IN THAILAND STILL VERY ATTRACTIVE

Tomas Haupt -
According to estimates, the contribution of the Thai tourism industry to the country’s GDP represents between 12% and 18% of the economy, employing approximately 6.2 million people directly and indire...