HOTEL STAFF SHORTAGE – A RESULT OF LONG-TIME PROBLEMS IN PORTUGAL

Justin N. Froyd -
Portugal’s low wages and international competition for national labor are the reasons behind the hotel staff shortage that the Portuguese hospitality industry has been facing. ...

THE NEW YORK CITY TOURISM REBRANDS

Kevin Eagan -
Exit NYC & Company, the New York City Tourism Office is now called New York City Tourism + Conventions. The new brand is being rolled out through a strategy that incorporates a comprehensive visual id ...

SPANISH TOURISM EMPLOYS 5.7% LESS WORKERS THAN BEFORE THE PANDEMIC

Tomas Haupt -
The number of workers in tourism activities affiliated to Social Security reached 2.31 million last February, according to data provided by Turespaña. This is 5.7% less than in February 2020, before t ...

ST. PETERSBURG WELCOMED 6 MILLION TOURISTS IN 2021

Nils Kraus -
According to preliminary data from the Russian Union of Tourism, the tourist flow to St. Petersburg amounted to about 6 million tourists last year. This was announced by Russian Tourism Union’ expert ...

MAURITIUS: DECREASING TOURIST ARRIVALS BUT VISITORS STAY LONGER

Theodore Slate -
While it is difficult to compare 2020 with 2021 because of the closed borders, the latest statistics of Mauritius for 2021 show a decline in tourist arrivals, from 442,749 in 2020 to 246,260 in 2021, ...