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...

GOOGLE ENABLES TRAVELERS TO RENT APARTMENTS

Theodore Slate -
Google now allows to book or rent apartments and other types of properties around the world....

BRETON TOURISM SUFFERED A DECREASE IN VISITOR NUMBERS

James Morris -
After a record year for Breton tourism in 2015, the number of visitors to this French region declined last year. According to the Regional Tourism Committee, the decrease was caused by the school cale...

DROP OF GERMAN TOURISTS – CONCERN FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY IN THE SPANISH ISLANDS

Andrew J. Wein -
Fewer arrivals of German visitors are particularly noticeable in the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands during the first semester of the year....

TRAVEL EXPENSES OF EUROPEAN TOURISTS SLIGHTLY DROPPED

Joe McClain -
The average travel expenses of European travelers amount to 1,957 euros, which is 2% less than in 2017, according to the data of Europ Assistance’s annual barometer. The countries with the highest exp...