BRAZIL: DOLLAR IS ON THE RISE AND AFFECTING TOURISM

The dollar is on the rise and is already affecting tourism of Brazil. Last week, the dollar reached a mark of R$ 3,486, the highest since 13 June 2016. For some international trips, the demand for out...

GAMBIA TOURISM TO KICK START THE ECONOMYv

Joe McClain -
After a difficult political alternation, preceded by several years of authoritarian governance, the new Gambian authorities aim to give new impetus to the country's economy, with the priority of makin...

TRAVEL EXPENSES OF EUROPEAN TOURISTS SLIGHTLY DROPPED

Joe McClain -
The average travel expenses of European travelers amount to 1,957 euros, which is 2% less than in 2017, according to the data of Europ Assistance’s annual barometer. The countries with the highest exp...

FOOD IS THE ENGINE OF ITALIAN TOURISM

Laura Maudlin -
The National Tourism Observatory of Italy, in cooperation with others, prepared a report on food and wine tourism and the results are somewhat surprising. ...

TOURISM IN VENEZUELA DECREASING EVERY DAY

Justin N. Froyd -
The president of Venezuela’s Higher Council of Tourism (Conseturismo), Jesús Irausquín, said that tourism in Venezuela is decreasing, to the point that during the present holiday season, accommodation...