DESTINATIONS THAT HAVE REACHED THE PRE-PANDEMIC LEVEL

Sara Thopson -
Madrid and Barcelona have recovered the tourist activity. According to data published last week by the World Hotel Index of SiteMinder, the open platform of global hotel trade, hotel bookings have exc ...

WARNING: SPANISH ISLANDS BAN ‘DRINKING TOURISM’ AND BALCONING

Laura Maudlin -
The government of the Balearic Islands decided to ban the so-called ‘drinking tourism’ which represents visiting a country merely for alcohol consumption. Drinking tours will be banned in the busiest ...

DESTINATIONS ADOPTING ‘DEMARKETING’ STRATEGY AGAINST OVERTOURISM

Overtourism was a phenomenon that caused major problems to some of the most famous destinations around the world before the pandemic and it is destined to do so even after the state of ‘normalcy ...

TOURIST TAXES ARE NOT POPULAR IN SPAIN

Sara Thopson -
The Parliament of Catalonia has been studying a request from the Barcelona City Council to increase the tourist taxes across the city. The initiative has raised so much concern in different private se ...

VIENNA TOURISM TURNS TO LUXURY INSTEAD OF LOW-COST

Samuel Dorsi -
Vienna tourism wants to move away from mass tourism in the future. Low-cost airlines are no longer advertised. In return, luxury travelers and congress tourists should generate more turnover - and tra ...