NUMBER OF VISITORS IN CATALONIA FELL BY 11.3%, HARMING THE TOURISM SECTOR

Richard Moor -
The summer is over, while the tourism sector is running out of steam in Catalonia. The industry reported a decrease in occupation rates, reaching 5% in comparison to last year’s figures. A report from...

BUENOS AIRES CELEBRATES THE CURRENT TOURISM RECOVERY

Gregory Dolgos -
After two years of decreased tourism activity, the authorities of the Argentinian city of Buenos Aires report a tourism recovery. From August 2016 to July 2017 the average growth per month amounted to...

GERMAN TOURISM INDUSTRY WENT DOWN

Daniel A. Tanner -
After another record year, the German tourism industry has suffered a slump for the first time in April. The number of overnight stays in the country dropped, probably because of the early Easter....

SPAIN: AIRBNB SEEMS IMMUNE TO TOURISM SLOW DOWN

Pat Hyland -
Airbnb is immune to the most recent tourism slowdown in Spain. The rental platform has not seen a drop in foreign visitors during the summer and has increased once again the number of visitors in the ...

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....