MAURITIUS: DECREASING TOURIST ARRIVALS BUT VISITORS STAY LONGER

Theodore Slate -
While it is difficult to compare 2020 with 2021 because of the closed borders, the latest statistics of Mauritius for 2021 show a decline in tourist arrivals, from 442,749 in 2020 to 246,260 in 2021, ...

VISA ON ARRIVAL: ALGERIA PLANS TO BOOST ITS TOURISM SECTOR

Kevin Eagan -
To boost its tourism sector, Algeria plans issuing visas on arrival to tourists who would like to travel to the south of the country, according to a document from the country's Ministry of the Interio ...

TOURISM: VIENNA WANTS TO SUSPEND LOCAL TAXES

Nils Kraus -
"The city hotel industry continues to be hard hit," says Markus Wölbitsch, chairman of the Vienna ÖVP (the New People's Party). If you walk through the streets, you see significantly more tourists tha ...

TOURISM IN BARCELONA HAS NOT OVERCOME THE PANDEMIC DROP

Larry Brain -
Barcelona closed this summer tourist season with 2.9 million tourists staying in hotels and tourist apartments, 15% less than in 2019. When accumulated, the statistics reveal that tourism in Barcelona ...

EASTER ISLAND RESIDENTS VOTE AGAINST THE RETURN OF TOURISTS IN JANUARY

Pat Hyland -
The inhabitants of Easter Island are against the return of tourists scheduled for January. Immediately after the outbreak of the Corona pandemic, the island sealed itself off from the rest of the worl ...