VIENNA TAKING MEASURES TO TACKLE POTENTIAL OVER-TOURISM

Nik Fes -
In November 2018, Vienna achieved a new tourism record with 1.3 million overnight stays (+15.5%). For the period from January to November 2018, there were 14.8 million overnight stays and an increase ...

CHINESE TOURISTS EXPECTED TO HELP EU ECONOMY

Cecilia Garland -
Europe as a continent relies greatly on tourism. It is estimated that 10 percent of the economy of the EU accounts to this industry. EU leaders are now looking to improve the situation by bringing in ...

SWISS TOURISM RECOVERING AFTER THE CURRENCY SHOCK

Laura Loss -
The Swiss tourism industry has been in a crisis since the euro-franc shock in January 2015 but there are signs of recovery and it seems that the situation is gradually turning around. As a reminder, t...

THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA: (UN)SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

Nik Fes -
Last week we spoke about the issue of (un)sustainable travelling, especially with regards to plastic and its huge amounts located in the Mediterranean. The issue was analyzed thoroughly with precise f...

CHINESE TOURISTS ARE CHANGING THE CANADIAN TOURISM LANDSCAPE

Kevin Eagan -
In 2018, China became the second most important source country of visitors to Canada after the United States, replacing UK. Almost 70,000 Chinese tourists entered Canada in March, according to seasona...