BRAZILIAN TOURISM INDUSTRY – WAY TO GO!

Gary Diskin -
The world is so bewildering at the moment that even tourism has become a target, a phenomenon aptly named by the European press as “tourism-phobia”. In Barcelona (Spain), radical groups have already l...

CHINESE NEW YEAR: RECORD-BREAKING TRAVEL DURING THE CELEBRATIONS

Kevin Eagan -
The Chinese New Year celebrations are approaching and this years’ joyful time is set to become a record breaking festival. Major jumps in both domestic and outbound travel are expected during the week...

PRICES IN THE EUROPEAN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY INCREASING

William Law -
The prices of hotel rooms are on the rise. Hotel accommodation in Europe has become more expensive. A night in a European hotel last year cost an average of 100 euros plus VAT. This was 3.3% more than...

RUSSIAN INBOUND TOURISM BENEFITING FROM THE FIFA WORLD CUP

Nik Fes -
The FIFA World Cup has just ended in Russia resulting in a boost for local tourism. In the past years officials and authorities have paid a special tribute to inbound tourism. The goal of Russia is to...

EUROPEAN CAPITALS FACE AIR POLLUTION PROBLEMS - PART I

Andrew J. Wein -
Main European capitals are experiencing different levels of air pollution. Many of them implement different measures to limit the road traffic in their streets in an effort to secure clean air for the...