SWISS HOTEL INDUSTRY CONTINUES TO GROW

Nik Fes -
It was a record year for the hospitality sector in Switzerland. For the first time ever, the country recorded over 38 million stays – 38.8 million. This is an increase of 3.8% compared to the year bef...

CANCUN TOURISM HIT BY RECENT VIOLENCE

Gary Diskin -
Mexican tourism representatives are concerned about the country’s situation because 70 per cent of international tourists entering Mexico come via the Riviera Maya, Cancun and Monterrey where there is...

AUSTRIA’S TOURISM REACHES 140 MILLION MARK FOR THE FIRST TIME

The year 2016 brought many visitors to the Alps and to the Danube. However, for the hoteliers not everything is rosy. The start of the winter season was somewhat weak for Austria’s tourism....

BIG DATA APPLICATIONS ARE USEFUL FOR THE TOURISM INDUSTRY

Andrea Hausold -
Modern tourists are used to the increasingly digital world and are less dependent on traditional travel agencies thanks to the development of booking search engines, online comparison tools, review we...

HOTEL REVIEWS – ARE THEY STILL USEFUL?

Pat Hyland -
From “top location” over “breakfast buffet could have been more luxurious” to “absolute service disaster”. When booking their holidays, many people trust the hotel reviews found on various social netw...