THAILAND: TOURISM AUTHORITY REVISES THE 2019 FORECAST

Andrea Hausold -
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revised down its growth forecast for this year, bringing the estimated number of international arrivals to 40.2 million, below the 41.3 million targeted wit...

OUTBOUND TOURISM IN ARGENTINA AT RISK DUE TO EXPENSIVE DOLLAR

Joe McClain -
In 2017, Argentina reported 12.3 million flights abroad, becoming the main issuing market in South America. The country is an essential market for the region: in Uruguay, 60% of foreign tourists are A...

WHY IS THE KAZAKH TOURISM STAGNATING?

Laura Maudlin -
Kazakh tourism is facing an ambitious task. The goal is to increase the share in the country’s GDP from the current 0.9% to 8% by 2025. What issues are there that are preventing the sector from regist...

TOURIST EXPENDITURE EXPECTED TO GROW BY 3% IN SPAIN

Larry Brain -
Spanish tourism authorities expect to close 2018 with a 3% increase in tourist expenditure, despite the fact that the arrivals will drop by 0.8% in comparison to the record year of 2017....

SPAIN’S FOREIGN TOURISM EXPECTED TO FOLLOW THE SLOWDOWN TREND

The business lobby, Alliance for Tourism Excellence (EXCELTUR, in Spanish), ensures that this summer the slowdown trend in Spain’s foreign tourism will continue, reaching influx levels similar to thos...