COLOMBIA ACHIEVED A RECORD HOTEL OCCUPANCY RATE

Kevin Eagan -
In 2017, the hotel occupancy rate in Colombia reached 56.3%, the highest percentage since 2004, according to the data provided by the National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE). The occup...

BRAZILIAN TOURISM NUMBERS STAGNATING

Pat Hyland -
Approximately 6.62 million international tourists visited Brazil in 2018. The number is basically the same as it was over the last three years, showing that the tourist flow has stagnated. To compare,...

ITALY: RELIGIOUS TOURISM ON THE RISE

Bill Alen -
It is estimated that religious tourism worldwide is worth more than 18 billion euros. According to recent data, there are 300 to 330 million religious tourists around the world. Italy is one of the ma...

CUBA WELCOMED 23% MORE FOREIGN VISITORS

Bill Alen -
Cuba expects to earn USD1.5 billion in tourism revenue for the first half of the year. The island welcomed more than 2.66 million foreign visitors, up 23.2 percent compared to the same period in 2016,...

TOURISM IN SRI LANKA HARMED BY POLITICAL SITUATION

Kevin Eagan -
Sri Lanka's tourism industry is beginning to suffer the consequences of the political crisis in the middle of the tourist season. The uncertainty leads to cancellations by leisure tourists and busines...