CHINESE TOURISTS TRAVELED IN RECORD NUMBERS DURING THE NEW YEAR

Nik Fes -
China celebrated the Lunar New Year last week and as always it was a week of numerous travels. According to official data, during the whole festival about 386 million trips of Chinese tourists were ma...

RUSSIA TO IMPLEMENT TAX-FREE SYSTEM TO BOOST TOURISM

Nik Fes -
Russia is ready to implement a tax-free system on some retail goods starting from January 2018 for tourists. According to the authors of the initiative, this should become a driver of the inbound tour...

RUSSIA LURING BILLIONAIRES FOR SPACE TRAVEL

Nik Fes -
Recently, Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched its rocket Falcon Heavy with a Tesla cabriolet into space. Although this has little to do with genuine space travel, it is another step forward towards increasing...

RUSSIAN INBOUND TOURISM RISING AT THE BEGINNING OF 2017

Andrew J. Wein -
Russian inbound tourism increased by 17% in the first three months of 2017. A significant part of the tourist traffic were most likely business travelers, according to the evaluation of experts from t...

MEXICO: FOREIGN TOURISTS COME IN GREATER NUMBERS

Richard Moor -
More than 22.9 million of foreign tourists traveled to Mexico from January to July representing an increase of 12 percent compared to last year according to the Bank of México (BdeM)....