SAUDI ARABIA INVESTS HEAVILY TO BECOME A TOURISM MECCA

Samuel Dorsi -
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, newly appointed prime minister, is pulling out his wallet to compete with Dubai and counteract dependence on oil by attracting the interest of foreign companies. The ...

MILAN'S FASHION WEEK BOOSTED THE NUMBER OF VISITORS IN SEPTEMBER

Andrew J. Wein -
Milan experienced a boom in international tourism in September, thanks to various events hosted during the month, starting with Fashion Week. ...

LUXURY TOURISM IS EVOLVING TOWARD AN EXTREME EXPERIENCE

Gregory Dolgos -
Up until the 1980s, it was commonly believed that the epitome of luxury tourism was reserved for those who traveled first class, stayed in 5-star hotels, and dined in Michelin-starred restaurants. ...

SAUDI ARABIA HAS AMBITIONS TO BECOME A GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION HUB

Sara Thopson -
Riyadh Air aims to compete with Gulf airlines such as Emirates, Qatar Airways or Etihad and turn the kingdom into a transportation hub. Saudi Arabia has the means of its ambitions as it has just place ...

SWISS TOURISM EXPERTS EXPECT A VERY GOOD SUMMER

Andrew J. Wein -
Despite the beach holiday boom, tourism businesses in Switzerland are very satisfied with the summer. According to a survey of several tourist regions by the AWP news agency, booking figures are not f ...