WILL FRANCE CREATE A BOOKING PLATFORM TO COMPETE WITH AIRBNB AND BOOKING?

Justin N. Froyd -
Recently, various media informed about France planning to create its own booking platform to rival the American platforms of Airbnb and Booking.com. The reality however seems to be elsewhere. ...

AUSTRIA EXPERIENCING TREMENDOUS UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE TOURISM SECTOR

Larry Brain -
For more than eleven weeks, everything has been at a standstill in the Austrian tourism industry. The current lockdown for hotels and catering businesses will probably continue until the end of Februa ...

MOROCCAN TOURISM REVENUES FELL BY 51%

Andrew J. Wein -
From January to November 2020, Moroccan tourism revenues declined by 51% as a result of the consequences of the health crisis. The fall was flattened by 76%, a month earlier, due to the arrivals of Mo ...

FOREIGN TOURIST ARRIVALS IN CHILE FELL 75.1% IN 2020

The Undersecretary of Tourism of the Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism of Chile published the monthly report of the Tourism Barometer in January 2021. The report presented the sector’s main ...

CANADIAN TOURISM REVENUE DROPPED BY ALMOST A HALF

Chris Grad -
Tourism revenue in Canada decreased by nearly half in 2020, a dismal year that ended with a 3.3% drop in the industry's gross domestic product in the fourth quarter, Statistics Canada reported last we ...