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....

VENEZUELA: WORST HOLIDAY SEASON OF THE LAST YEARS

Cecilia Garland -
Inflation, low minimum wage and a collapse of public services have caused hotel occupancy rates to reach record lows in Venezuela....

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....