MEXICAN TOWN THREATENED BY TOURISM

Sara Thopson -
More and more holiday destinations around Europe face the negative effects of mass tourism. Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Venice, and Athens – these are some of the cities whose local authorities are ...

FRENCH STUDY FOCUSES ON HISTORIC MONUMENTS

Joe McClain -
The French General Directorate for Heritage (Ministry of Culture), the General Directorate for Enterprise (Ministry of the Economy and Finance) and Caisse des Dépôts publish, in the collection of econ...

FRANCE: RIVER TOURISM CONTINUES TO GROW

Cecilia Garland -
From barge-hotel to flyboats, river tourism continued to attract visitors in 2018, with a total of 11.3 million passengers transported on the network of 6700 kilometers of rivers and canals in France,...

QATAR’S TOURISM RESISTS THE BOYCOTT OF GCC COUNTRIES

Nik Fes -
In recent years, Qatar’s tourism sector has been suffering greatly from the boycott of GCC countries. The tourism inflow decreased from 1.5 million in 2017 to not more than a million (945 thousand) in...

SUMMER TOURISM SEASON IN PARIS WAS SUCCESSFUL

Chris Grad -
In July, the occupancy in “Grand Paris” hotels increased by 7% to 72.3% relative to the same period in 2016 – still far below 2015 levels. However the tourism season in Paris has been more or less suc...