VENEZUELA: WORST HOLIDAY SEASON OF THE LAST YEARS

Cecilia Garland -
Inflation, low minimum wage and a collapse of public services have caused hotel occupancy rates to reach record lows in Venezuela....

LISBON TOURISM: HOTEL OCCUPATION RATE DECREASED

Joe McClain -
Lisbon’s 5-star hotels, in the first four months of the year, had an average room rate of 4.7%, 3.1% lower than in the first quarter of 2017. Nevertheless, due to an increase in the average room price...

RIO FACES VARIOUS TOURISM CHALLENGES TO OVERCOME

Theodore Slate -
Less than 60 days into the inauguration of the new presidency, Brazilian tourism received some news. The federal government of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro will probably merge the Ministry of Touris...

HOTEL OF THE FUTURE NEEDS TO OFFER UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

Richard Moor -
The current preference of the price over quality among many travelers may change the whole concept of hotels as we know them today. The hotel of the future is likely to be luxurious but very expensive...

U.S. TRAVEL ALERTS HARM TOURISM IN MEXICO

James Morris -
Travel safety alerts regarding Mexico issued by the United States government are causing a slowdown in tourism in Mexico especially with respect to tourism revenue and the number of international trav...