TOURISM IN ICELAND IS THRIVING BUT THE LOCALS SUFFER

Gary Diskin -
Tourism in Iceland has been growing for several years. The inflow of visitors has brought in a lot of money to the budget. However, there are only few hotels on the island and the inhabitants along w...

AUSTRIAN TOURISM INDUSTRY NEEDS CHANGES DESPITE RECENT SUCCESSES

Richard Moor -
The summer season has given Austrian tourism the best result in 25 years. The country has once again proved that it is a magnet for holidaymakers from all over the world. Austrians themselves apprecia...

SPAIN’S FOREIGN TOURISM EXPECTED TO FOLLOW THE SLOWDOWN TREND

The business lobby, Alliance for Tourism Excellence (EXCELTUR, in Spanish), ensures that this summer the slowdown trend in Spain’s foreign tourism will continue, reaching influx levels similar to thos...

TOURISM IN MEXICO ANALYZING A VISA WAIVER PROGRAM

Anna Luebke -
Mexican government is considering a visa waiver program for 38 countries. The Permanent Commission of the International Statistical Congress urged the Secretariats of the Interior (SEGOB), of Foreign ...

CHINESE TOURISTS EXPECTED TO HELP EU ECONOMY

Cecilia Garland -
Europe as a continent relies greatly on tourism. It is estimated that 10 percent of the economy of the EU accounts to this industry. EU leaders are now looking to improve the situation by bringing in ...