JULY 2022: VENICE TO TEST THE BOOKING OBLIGATION FOR TOURISTS

Richard Moor -
By summer, the Italian lagoon city of Venice plans to require tourists to book their trip to the old city in advance. From 2023, visitors will then buy a ticket to visit the historic center, said Veni ...

HOTEL PRICES IN JAPAN CLOSE TO 30-YEAR HIGH

Laura Loss -
Hotel prices in Japan surged to a nearly three-decade high in March, a direct result of the cheap yen and the cherry blossom season luring a record number of tourists. The average cost of a hotel room ...

HONG KONG STRUGGLES TO ATTRACT CHINESE TOURISTS

Bill Alen -
Experts attribute the decline in Hong Kong's appeal to Chinese tourists to a combination of factors. The COVID-19 pandemic, followed by the pro-democracy protests, has significantly impacted the city' ...

VIETNAM WELCOMED 3.7 MILLION FOREIGN TOURISTS IN FOUR MONTHS

Tomas Haupt -
Nearly 3.7 million foreign tourists traveled to Vietnam in the first four months of 2023, according to the Vietnam National Tourism Administration (VNAT). The number of domestic tourists during the pe ...

OVER FOUR MILLION FOREIGN TOURISTS VISITED COLOMBIA BETWEEN JANUARY AND SEPTEMBER 2023

Denise Chen -
According to a report from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism, tourism in Colombia is showing positive growth. In the first nine months of 2023, 4,198,801 non-resident visitors arrived in ...