MOUNTAIN TOURISM ESTIMATED AT 1 BILLION VISITORS

Kevin Eagan -
The UNWTO report regarding mountain tourism accounts for between 9% and 16% of international tourist arrivals worldwide, meaning 195-375 million tourists in 2019. ...

TOURISM PHOBIA REVIVES IN BARCELONA

Anna Luebke -
The debate about sharing valuable water resources with tourists is rising in Barcelona in the face of the threat of a dry summer and restrictions on consumption. ...

ECUADOR TO INVEST USD 3.3 MILLION IN INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MARKETING

Kevin Eagan -
The Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador presented the Marketing Plan for 2022, as well as the objectives up to 2025. The 2022 to 2025 tourism investment budget is USD 47.3 million, divided in four years, ...

SOUTH KOREA AND CHINA SHOW SIGNS OF EASING UP ON TOURISM

Larry Brain -
South Korea and China have had several economic and geopolitical disagreements recently. However, tourism has seen appeasement gestures. ...

FRENCH HOTEL CLASSIFICATION TO BE MODERNIZED

Michael Trout -
The classification of French hotels, which currently ranges from one to five stars, will be modernized and adapted to changes in the sector to include the growing offer of "collective hostels" and bet ...