CHINESE ONLINE EXPENDITURE IS SKYROCKETING WORLDWIDE

Nik Fes -
Chinese online expenditure all over the world is on the rise. Alipay, the world’s largest mobile payment platform, announced their data from this summer. The average user spending grew by 43% from 2,0...

LAST YEAR FRENCH TRAVELERS WENT ON HOLIDAY IN RECORD NUMBERS

Daniel A. Tanner -
Despite the SNCF and Air France strikes, the World Cup and the yellow vest movement, 66% of French people went on holiday at least once in 2018. 35.5 million, that’s two thirds of the French populatio...

PANAMA’S TOURISM INJECTED MILLIONS INTO LOCAL ECONOMY

Nils Kraus -
In 2018, the Panama received US$4,605 million in expenditure incurred by visitors, which represents a 3.3% increase in comparison to 2017, according to the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP, in Spanish)....

JAPANESE TEMPLES TO CLOSE DOWN FOR GROUPS OF FOREIGN TOURISTS

Andrew J. Wein -
The impoliteness of foreign tourists forces Japanese temples to ban the entry of tours with large groups....

2019 IS THE YEAR OF NEW MUSEUMS

Vanderlei J. Pollack -
Museums are great attractions for visitors around the world. Many deem them as the main motives of their trips, others as secondary ones. Nevertheless, every year millions of people travel worldwide t...