CANARY ISLANDS: ANXIOUS DUE TO THOMAS COOK TOUR OPERATOR CRISIS

Gary Diskin -
Canary Islands hoteliers remain anxious as the new crisis of the Thomas Cook Group unravels, the second most important tour operator for the destination....

ICELAND TOURISM INDUSTRY EXPECTS RESTRICTIONS AND TAXES

Gregory Dolgos -
Iceland has been experiencing a historic tourist boom for 7 years. 20% more tourists are flooding its volcanic soil every year. The Icelandic government is now considering whether to impose taxes or r...

SPAIN BECOMING A LEADING DESTINATION IN FERTILITY TOURISM

Michael Trout -
40% of European travelers searching for fertility treatments opt for Spanish medical facilities, encouraged by the law that allows treatments of single women and anonymity for donors. Fertility touris...

OUTBOUND TOURISM: FRENCH TOUR OPERATORS ARE OPTIMISTIC

Cecilia Garland -
Outbound tourism in France is growing again, at least in terms of international destinations. The first assessment of the results of the season, compiled by French tour operators over the period span...

HOTEL PRICES DROP IN CANARY AND BALEARIC ISLANDS

Laura Maudlin -
The average income per available room (RevPAR) grew by 1.4% in Spain during the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2018, according to the last Barometer by STR and Cushman & Wa...