RUSSIAN INBOUND TOURISM COLLAPSED LAST YEAR

Richard Moor -
Russian inbound tourism is - not surprisingly - at a standstill. According to the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (Ator), the number of visitors to the country fell by 96.1% in 2022. The count ...

ARAB TOURISM SAVED THE SUMMER SEASON IN ISTANBUL

The glass can look half full or half empty for Turkish tourism, but one thing is certain. The gigantic Istanbul airport, untimely inaugurated nine months before the pandemic, was visibly designed for ...

TURKISH ANTALYA TO WELCOME ABOUT A HALF TOURISTS FROM RUSSIA

Andrea Hausold -
The number of tourists coming to Antalya by the end of the year is expected to exceed 10 million. While flights from Russia increased in June, the number of tourists from Russia coming to the city exc ...

CHINA-LAOS RAILWAY TOURISM HELPS LAOS REVIVE THE ECONOMY

Pat Hyland -
Laos shows signs of economic improvement as its projected growth rate is expected to reach 4% in 2023, 1.7 percentage points higher than in 2022. It is also expected to return to pre-pandemic levels. ...

RECORD SUMMER SEASON FOR THE SWISS HOTEL INDUSTRY

Denise Chen -
The Swiss hotel industry had a remarkable summer season, thanks to the arrival of American tourists and the gradual return of Chinese tourists. Tourism professionals are optimistic about the upcoming ...