TRAVEL BAN: TOURISTS BECOMING A GEOPOLITICAL WEAPON

Nik Fes -
Tourism has for long mainly been a source of pleasure or a business activity with immense potential. However, to some experts it is inclining to become a geopolitical weapon. The current tense situati...

HURRICANE IRMA – THE IMPACT ON THE CARIBBEAN TOURISM DESTINATIONS

Nik Fes -
The three September days when Hurricane Irma flew through the eastern Caribbean meant enormous change for many peoples’ lives. Irma reaching 300kph (185mph) speed completely wiped out several communit...

FIRST INTERNATIONAL TOURISM ACADEMY TO OPEN IN PORTUGAL

Samuel Dorsi -
Set to open in 2023, the Portuguese city of Estoril announced opening the first International Tourism Academy certified by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). It will house a training center for t...

COLOMBIA BECOMES POPULAR CONVENTIONS DESTINATION IN LATIN AMERICA

Gregory Dolgos -
Colombia is becoming an attractive destination for the meetings and conventions industry, not just because of its infrastructure and the added value of its cities, but because of its commitment to the...

RIVER TOURISM IN FRANCE IS QUITE UNDERDEVELOPED

Nils Kraus -
In 2016, river tourism in France attracted 10 million passengers, resulting in the booking of 2 million overnight stays. Despite having the longest network of waterways in Europe – around 8,501 kilome...