TOURISM BOOM IN ICELAND MAKES ECONOMIC ‘MIRACLE’ POSSIBLE

Theodore Slate -
Iceland’s small and volatile economy has been marked in recent decades by experiencing economic cycles far distinct than the rest of the European economies: intense growth booms (with cumulative comme...

MOROCCAN TOURISM: MINISTER IDENTIFIES NUMEROUS DEFICIENCIES

Justin N. Froyd -
While tourism performance figures are on the rise, it will take more to satisfy the Minister of Tourism, Mohamed Sajid. In consultation with the government, Sajid pointed out the important gap between...

CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE INCREASINGLY ATTRACTIVE FOR CHINESE TOURISTS

Wayne M. Gore -
Chinese tourists are increasingly heading to Central and Eastern Europe. Based on an initiative by the European Union, 10.3% more Chinese visitors travelled to this region between May and August 2018,...

ITALIAN TOURISM COULD GROW FASTER

Nik Fes -
Arrivals in Italy increased to a smaller extent than in other European countries. Italian tourism still heavily relies on Rome which remains among the top ten most popular international destinations....

MEDICAL TOURISM IN THAILAND STILL VERY ATTRACTIVE

Tomas Haupt -
According to estimates, the contribution of the Thai tourism industry to the country’s GDP represents between 12% and 18% of the economy, employing approximately 6.2 million people directly and indire...