1.9 MILLION TOURISTS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE RIO CARNIVAL

Andrea Hausold -
Rio de Janeiro’s City Authority estimates to receive 1.9 million tourists during the Rio carnival, which surpasses last year’s 1.7 million. It also expects to have 7 million people on the city streets...

CUBAN TOURISM HEAVILY RELIES ON CANADA AND USA

Justin N. Froyd -
Cuban tourism authorities announced record number of tourists for the last year. The country welcomed more than 4 million visitors most of them coming from the North America....

GOOGLE LAUNCHING A TRAVEL TRENDS TOOL

Kevin Eagan -
Google launches a new Travel Trends tool to anticipate the evolution of air fares and to find the best hotel fares in high season....

SUMMER TOURISM SEASON IN PARIS WAS SUCCESSFUL

Chris Grad -
In July, the occupancy in “Grand Paris” hotels increased by 7% to 72.3% relative to the same period in 2016 – still far below 2015 levels. However the tourism season in Paris has been more or less suc...

TOURISM IN SRI LANKA HIT BY THE TERROR ATTACK

Sara Thopson -
The deadly Easter attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka is likely to cause economic consequences for the island which is highly dependent on tourism....