SPAIN: TOURISM DEMAND SLOWS DOWN

Alec Hills -
The recovery of Turkey and Egypt, and the weakness of the British outbound market will continue to slow down the international tourism demand in Spain in the following months....

INSTAGRAM TOURISTS: NETHERLANDS FACES THE SELFIE RAGE

Nik Fes -
More and more Instagram tourists are currently traveling to the Netherlands to shoot selfies in the tulip fields. When photographing, however, they carelessly trample flowers and now the gardeners are...

TRAVEL DESTINATIONS ENDANGERED BY MARINE POLLUTION

Nik Fes -
In the current society, plastic consumption is one of the biggest problems on the planet. Only one third of plastic produced in EU is recycled. Half of the plastic waste in countries such as Italy, Fr...

UNWTO: INTERNATIONAL TOURIST ARRIVALS EXPECTED TO INCREASE

Kevin Eagan -
Destinations around the world welcomed 369 million international tourists (overnight visitors) in the first four months of the year, an increase of 6%, according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. ...

EQUESTRIAN TOURISM IS GALLOPING BACK TO POPULARITY IN FRANCE

Daniel A. Tanner -
There is a new trend in tourism in France, a trend towards the “authentic”, a trend towards rediscovering nature and a slower pace of life. Equestrian tourism in France is in full swing at the moment....