CHINESE OUTBOUND TOURISM GROWS 13.5% THANKS TO PERSONALIZED PACKAGES

Sara Thopson -
This summer, China's outbound tourism has grown 13.5%, encouraged by the demand for personalized travel packages, according to data submitted by the Chinese Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI)...

TOURISM BOOM IN A LITTLE SPANISH CITY THANKS TO THE GAME OF THRONES

Pat Hyland -
Since a few episodes of Game of Thrones have been filmed in Osuna, the Spanish city of 18,000 people, located 80 kilometers from Séville, it has not quite been the same since then. The tourism boom ca...

THE FUTURE OF TOURISM IN CUBA UNCERTAIN

Theodore Slate -
The future of tourism in Cuba is an issue of many discussions in the country after the death of Fidel Castro, the emblematic leader of the 'barbudos.' The travel sector is an important part of the isl...

THE UNESCOFICATION OF TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

Nik Fes -
Mark Twain’s The Innocents Abroad about his Mediterranean cruise was a bestseller in the U.S. With it came the modern, controlled tourism to Europe. Since then tourism has become the industry with the...

WAR TOURISM ATTRACTS VISITORS TO THE BALKANS

Nik Fes -
War tourism may seem unethical to many people but in the Balkans, it is a popular activity. One of the most famous sites is the Stari Most in Mostar, the cultural capital of Herzegovina. Every year, d...