TOURISM IN MEXICAN STATES HIT HARD BY EARTHQUAKES

Tourism in the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Chiapas, Morelos, and Puebla - the most affected by the earthquakes of September 7th and 19th – has been hit hard due to the perception that the local building...

FRANCE IS UNDER-EXPLOITING ITS CULTURAL HERITAGE

Daniel A. Tanner -
A report delivered to the government pointed out that France's cultural heritage was often “too distant from important tourist routes” and calls on all players in the French tourism sector to work tog...

PILGRIM TOURISM IS ATTRACTING AN INCREASING NUMBER OF FOLLOWERS

Richard Moor -
Far from being the sole prerogative of pilgrims, spiritual tourism is becoming ever more attractive. In addition to the beauty of the monuments, many people are simply seeking to “distance themselves ...

NORTH KOREAN TOURISM WAITING FOR A NEW HOLIDAY RESORT

Tomas Haupt -
Costal city Wonsan is a city where North Koreans go to enjoy their holidays, eat ice cream, enjoy the sea, and have a barbecue. For their leader, however, it is not only a summer resort and future Nor...

ITALY TO FOCUS MORE ON SLOW TOURISM

Tomas Haupt -
Instead of mass tourism, Italy wants to focus more and more on the so called “slow tourism”. Italian Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini has set up an internet portal for eco-conscious travelers wh...