AFRICAN HIGHLIGHTS LURE MORE CHINESE TOURISTS

Andrew J. Wein -
In recent years, Africa has become one of the popular destinations among Chinese tourists. For many Chinese, Africa is an isolated and idealistic place, and the trip to Africa is like a pilgrimage in ...

SPAIN: TOURISM DEMAND SLOWS DOWN

Alec Hills -
The recovery of Turkey and Egypt, and the weakness of the British outbound market will continue to slow down the international tourism demand in Spain in the following months....

CRUISE TOURISM: 2.5 MILLION TRAVELERS IN 2018 IN THE PACA REGION

The economic value of cruise tourism for the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region has increased again in 2018 with more and more maritime stopovers and 2.5 million passengers, according to a report prese...

SPANISH TOURISM DECLINE AFFECTED BY BREXIT, THOMAS COOK BANKRUPTCY, AND CATALONIAN PROTESTS

Justin N. Froyd -
The Alliance for Tourism Excellence, Exceltur, the Spanish travel, and tourism association lowered its annual growth expectations of the industry from 1.6% to 1.4%. Spanish tourism decline has been af...

ITALY HOPES TO ATTRACT MORE CHINESE TOURISTS AFTER XI JINPING’S VISIT

Nik Fes -
Last week, Chinese president Xi Jinping visited Italy. With him there were many companies including the travel sector. Several agreements were signed in the past couple of days. This should lead to an...