WINTER TOURIST SEASON IN AUSTRIA NOT VERY SUCCESSFUL

Andrea Hausold -
In the current season 2016/17, the number of overnight stays in Austrian hotels, guesthouses and apartments has declined by 1 percent to 29 million compared to the year before. Although the number of ...

CANADIAN PROVINCES JOIN FORCES TO PROMOTE ATLANTIC CANADA

Denise Chen -
The Atlantic provinces of Canada have teamed up with Ottawa launching a three-year plan to promote Atlantic Canada as a major tourist destination. The cost of the project is $24.5 million but the esti...

THE NUMBER OF VISITORS AT FRENCH MONUMENTS IS ON THE RISE

Richard Moor -
Visitors are back to France. According to a report published by the French National Monuments Center, the number of visitors is up by 10% since the beginning of the year....

APARTMENT BROKER AIRBNB AIMS FOR DIRECT LISTING

Kevin Eagan -
The room and apartment broker Airbnb has long been a thorn in the side of the big names in the hotel industry. Started eleven years ago as a small sleeping-place exchange, the group is now aiming to g...

AUSTRIAN TOURISM REPORTS STRONG GROWTH

Ashley Nault -
Austrian tourism authorities report successful summer season. The number of overnight stays from May to October increased by 2.7% to 74.87 million. The figure is the highest since 1992 and is only abo...