TOURISM DECLINE REPORTED BY SPAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2009

Laura Maudlin -
The Spanish Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, María Reyes Maroto, has estimated that 2018 will close with the arrival of 81.2 million visitors, 0.8% less than last year, whose 81.9 million figu...

THE UNESCOFICATION OF TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

Nik Fes -
Mark Twain’s The Innocents Abroad about his Mediterranean cruise was a bestseller in the U.S. With it came the modern, controlled tourism to Europe. Since then tourism has become the industry with the...

CUBA BUILDS 674 NEW HOTEL ROOMS IN HERITAGE CITIES

Kevin Eagan -
Cuba is boasting 674 new tourist accommodations that are currently under development and will expand the hotel availability of the island's heritage sites, as well as helping local offers in a segment...

BRAZILIAN TOURISM NUMBERS STAGNATING

Pat Hyland -
Approximately 6.62 million international tourists visited Brazil in 2018. The number is basically the same as it was over the last three years, showing that the tourist flow has stagnated. To compare,...

WHY FOREIGN TOURISTS STAY AWAY FROM BRAZIL?

Brazil receives 6.5 million visitors a year, which is fewer than Osaka for instance in Japan. There are several reasons why there are not more foreign tourists in the country ranging from the lack of ...