TOURISM INNOVATION RELIES ON LEADERSHIP AND EXPERIMENTATION

Pat Hyland -
Tourism innovation is one of the hot topics discussed among the travel stakeholders these days. Therefore, the annual Francophone E-Tourism Meeting, which took place in June in Valais, Switzerland, fo...

THAILAND LOSING CHINESE TRAVELERS DUE TO SECURITY CONCERNS

Pat Hyland -
Thai tour operators have begun to lay off employees and close some parts of their businesses after several weeks of waiting for Chinese travelers. The most affected facilities include restaurants, sou...

TOURISM INDUSTRY MAY BENEFIT FROM BLOCKCHAIN APPLICATION

Justin N. Froyd -
As far as identity verification and luggage tracking goes, it has a great potential in modern tourism industry. The blockchain applications seems to have a lot to add in the process of verifying the t...

FIGHT OVER-TOURISM AND TRAVEL OFF THE SEASON

Nik Fes -
The world of tourism has been tackling the issue of over-tourism for a couple of years now. It represents the rapid increase of mass tourism to prominent destinations throughout the world. ...

ITALY HOPES TO ATTRACT MORE CHINESE TOURISTS AFTER XI JINPING’S VISIT

Nik Fes -
Last week, Chinese president Xi Jinping visited Italy. With him there were many companies including the travel sector. Several agreements were signed in the past couple of days. This should lead to an...