JAPANESE RETAILER LAUNCHES DUTY-FREE ONLINE STORE

Andrew J. Wein -
Bic Camera, a Japanese consumer electronics retailer, launched last week its duty-free online store on Fliggy, Alibaba's online travel service provider, with the goal of expanding its business and rea ...

THE RISKS OF THE WAR FOR TOURISM RECOVERY

Joe McClain -
A drop in consumer confidence, a rise in inflation that makes travel more expensive, loss of spending in the Russian and Ukrainian markets, impact on traditional destinations and also on emerging ones ...

CHINESE TOURISM BOOM – GOING FROM 4.5 M TO 150 M TRAVELERS

Sara Thopson -
The Chinese president, Xi Jingping, unveiled the Beijing Daxing airport last week, promoted as the greatest in the world. An ambition equal to Chinese tourism which is experiencing a boom. ...

CUBA’S TOURISM GOAL 2022: 2.5 MILLION TOURISTS

Alec Hills -
Cuba is confident of maintaining its objective to receive 2.5 million tourists by the end of 2022, after quadrupling foreign tourist arrivals in January and despite the possible repercussions of the w ...

JAPANESE TOURISTS SHOW GROWING INTEREST IN FRENCH DESTINATIONS

Tomas Haupt -
The number of tourists coming from Japan to France is set to grow from 1.1 million in 2019 to 1.3 million in 2023, increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 4.6%, according to the analysis of Glo ...