SUMMER TOURISM SEASON IN PARIS WAS SUCCESSFUL

Chris Grad -
In July, the occupancy in “Grand Paris” hotels increased by 7% to 72.3% relative to the same period in 2016 – still far below 2015 levels. However the tourism season in Paris has been more or less suc...

TOURISM IN CENTRAL ITALY HIT BY EARTHQUAKES

Daniel A. Tanner -
Central Italy registered 30% decrease in tourist arrivals in the regions regularly hit by earthquakes. Even areas not affected by the earthquake, like Spoleto, are also registering considerable falls ...

CONGRESS TOURISM IN PRAGUE BRINGS BILLIONS TO THE BUDGET

Larry Brain -
Congress tourism in the Czech capital Prague generates revenues of 4.4-5.2 billion Czech crowns (EUR 173-204 million) per year. It is estimated that only 3.9% of this sum returns to the budget of the ...

CHINESE TOURISTS FACE SEVERAL OBSTACLES IN SPAIN

Gregory Dolgos -
The major weaknesses of Spain as a tourist destination for Chinese tourists include the limited air connectivity, the slow entry visa issuing process, as well as the general ignorance of the Chinese m...

BRAZIL: DOLLAR IS ON THE RISE AND AFFECTING TOURISM

The dollar is on the rise and is already affecting tourism of Brazil. Last week, the dollar reached a mark of R$ 3,486, the highest since 13 June 2016. For some international trips, the demand for out...