GENEALOGICAL TOURISM: QUEBECKERS IN SEARCH OF ANCESTORS IN NORMANDY

Theodore Slate -
More and more Quebeckers become part of genealogical tourism in Normandy, in search of their ancestors. Will this newfound interest be enough to revitalize the economy of certain areas of Normandy? ...

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM IS UNDERGOING A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR

Between January and August 2017, tourist destinations around the world welcomed 901 million foreign tourists. The demand for international tourism remained high during the peak summer season in the no...

NEW VISA WAIVER TO BOOST BRAZILIAN TOURISM

Chris Grad -
Brazilian president, Michel Temer, is seeking to attract more foreign investment and visitors to Brazil through a new visa waiver program. The aim is to help Brazilian tourism as well as the Latin Ame...

CUBA WELCOMED 23% MORE FOREIGN VISITORS

Bill Alen -
Cuba expects to earn USD1.5 billion in tourism revenue for the first half of the year. The island welcomed more than 2.66 million foreign visitors, up 23.2 percent compared to the same period in 2016,...

SPENDING ON INTERNATIONAL TOURISM UP BY 4%

Cecilia Garland -
According to figures published by the UNWTO, international tourism spending is up 4% in 2016. The Chinese market, the world's largest, recorded a 12% growth in spending....