CURACAO’S TOURISM REVENUE REMAINS STABLE

Sara Thopson -
During the first four months of 2017, Curacao’s tourism generated US$182.7 million. Compared to the same period last year, the amount represents a drop of 0.8%. ...

CHINESE TOURISTS INVADE GREECE AND INVEST

Nik Fes -
Chinese tourists are currently “invading” Greece in big numbers. Last year, 150,000 Chinese travelers visited the country. Usually they travel in groups, but more and more individual travelers are als...

SPIDERS IN CAMBODIA ARE A CULINARY CURIOSITY

Ashley Nault -
In Cambodia, the roasted edible spider is part of the menu. But the growing demand from tourists, intrigued by this culinary curiosity, could put the spider in danger. Its hunting is not regulated....

THAI TOURISM AWAITS 530,000 FOREIGN TOURISTS FOR THE THAI NEW YEAR

Andrew J. Wein -
Thai tourism authorities announced that more than 530,000 foreign tourists are expected in Thailand to enjoy the festivities of Songkran, the Thai New Year, generating an income of 9 billion baht (abo...

AMSTERDAM TO BAN TOURS OF OVERCROWDED RED-LIGHT DISTRICT

Nik Fes -
The red-light district is one of the biggest tourist attractions not only in Amsterdam but in the whole Netherlands. The masses of tourists arriving in the district cause problems and the city, amid t...