ST. PETERSBURG WELCOMED 6 MILLION TOURISTS IN 2021

Nils Kraus -
According to preliminary data from the Russian Union of Tourism, the tourist flow to St. Petersburg amounted to about 6 million tourists last year. This was announced by Russian Tourism Union’ expert ...

AI CHANGING REVENUE MANAGEMENT IN THE HOTEL INDUSTRY

Vanderlei J. Pollack -
The hospitality industry's revenue management seems promising with the integration of AI-based systems. Classic dynamic pricing, primarily based on rules, is now evolving into AI pricing. This complem ...

THE FUTURE OF TOURISM: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2022

Joe McClain -
2022 will be a key year for international tourism. Withdrawal of travel restrictions, the overall progress of vaccination campaigns and the recovering of confidence in travel create a positive scenari ...

THE END OF THE WORLD TOURISM FORUM LUCERNE

Andrew J. Wein -
Since 2008, the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) has been a permanent fixture in the annual tourism calendar, and over the years has been able to welcome important personalities in its own, ever-exp ...

EU PARLIAMENT MOVES FORWARD ON SHORT-TERM RENTAL REGULATION

Vanderlei J. Pollack -
In many European cities, there is a heated political debate surrounding the impact of short-term rentals on the real estate market. The EU Parliament's Committee dealing with the Internal Market and C ...