MEXICAN TOURISM ENDANGERED BY SECURITY PROBLEMS

Justin N. Froyd -
Despite the authorities' efforts to present an optimistic security outlook, negative perceptions regarding the current strategy are increasing and affecting Mexican tourism. ...

IT CAN BE A LOUSY SEASON FOR MEXICAN TOURISM

Nils Kraus -
The most popular time for most Mexicans to vacation outside of their hometowns is Holy Week. However, summer is also a high season when many people take advantage of the better temperatures and school ...

BIG DATA AND SENSORS: SEVILLE USES TECHNOLOGY TO BOOST TOURISM

Nik Fes -
Seville, the Andalusian capital, has launched a 'Smart Tourist Office' in order to automatically analyze big data – the occupation of spaces, consumer habits and much more – in order to improve the to ...

SHANGHAI INTRODUCED CHINA'S FIRST ELECTRONIC PORT VISA

Richard Moor -
The eastern Chinese city of Shanghai issued China's first electronic port visa. This new system eliminates the need for paper visas and facilitates entry and stay in China. The initiative, promoted by ...

SHORTEN THAI VISA PROCESSING TIMES TO ATTRACT MORE CHINESE TOURISTS

Wayne M. Gore -
The Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) has asked the Thai Department of Consular Affairs to shorten the visa approval period for Chinese tourists, which can be as long as 15 working days, to fac ...