THE FIRST CASINO WILL BE OPENED IN JAPAN TO ATTRACT TOURISTS

Andrew J. Wein -
In the western Japanese city of Osaka, a 1.8 trillion yen (about 13.5 billion euros) investment was approved. ...

CHINESE TOURISTS GROWING IN IMPORTANCE REGARDING LUXURY SHOPPING IN ITALY

Laura Loss -
The Global Blue data for the fourth quarter confirmed tax-free shopping in Italy ended positively in 2023. During this period, there was a recovery in spending of 122% compared to 2019, thanks to the ...

SUMMER SEASON IN SPAIN: HIGHER SPENDING AND LONGER STAYS

Justin N. Froyd -
Average traveler spending and length of stays this summer have increased by 21% and 5% in Spain, respectively, compared to the 2021 summer season. ...

BRAZILIAN TOURISM COULD BENEFIT FROM TAX-FREE PURCHASES

Ashley Nault -
In many countries, tax rebates on tourist purchases are used to stimulate consumption by international travelers. These days, the Brazilian government is analyzing the implementation of tax-free purch ...

16.4 MILLION ITALIANS ON HOLIDAY IN AUGUST

Andrea Hausold -
According to a report by the Confcommercio Tourism Observatory and based on Istat data, the number of tourists staying in accommodation facilities in Italy has increased by 15% in the first five month ...