PORTUGUESE TOURISM HAS A NEW GOAL: DOUBLING ITS REVENUE BY 2027

Cecilia Garland -
The Portuguese government wants to take full advantage of the recent euphoria that tourism has been experiencing and set new and even more ambitious goals – to achieve a growth of 4% on an annual basi...

MEXICAN TOURISM AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE

Richard Moor -
Mexican tourism contributes 8.5% to GDP and generates more than 9 million jobs in the country. The recent earthquake is feared to substantially affect the sector. The first reports are quite negative....

14.8 MILLION EUROS TO STIMULATE TOURISM IN THE BASQUE REGION

Richard Moor -
The government of the Basque region plans to allocate 14.8 million euros for the stimulation and modernization of the tourism sector in “Euskadi” for the fiscal year of 2017, which represents 40.9% of...

SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL CONSUMPTION: HOW TO TRAVEL FOR A BETTER ENVIRONMENT

William Law -
Travel sustainability is one of the many goals of the tourism industry in the recent years. Companies and officials across tourism are trying to support and encourage sustainable travel consumption. B...

OVER-TOURISM IN THE EYES OF THE EUROPEAN CITY TOURISM STUDY

Nik Fes -
The crowded La Rambla in Barcelona, mega-cruisers in front of the Doge’s Palace in Venice – you know the pictures. “Cities are becoming victims of their own success. That is irresponsible and really n...