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19/06/2017 09h36

Cuba: Trump allows U.S. tourists to stay in AirBnBs but not in hotels

The President of the United States announced last Friday a change of policy regarding tourism to Cuba. American citizens will only be allowed to visit the island under certain conditions.

Analysis
09/06/2017 19h24

Olympics in Paris: will the expected tourism benefits really be met?

Tags : Paris Tourism

It has yet to be confirmed, but the decision for the double-billing for the Olympics & Paralympics in 2024 and 2028 means that Paris is very likely to host the Olympic flame. This should rally the...

News
19/05/2017 10h06

Italy: public properties and heritage sites in exchange for touristic investments

The Italian State Property Agency is placing more than a hundred heritage sites on the market. These will be given to potential investors in exchange for their commitment to revamp them and open them...

Analysis
02/05/2017 08h42

Balearic Islands: celebrating the hotel industry with projects by the cartload

The Balearic archipelago, a leading beach resort destination, has met with great success among European clientele, particularly from Germany and The United Kingdom. Known for their shoreline, their...

News
27/04/2017 09h53

Will reservations via virtual reality be next in tourism?

The company Navitaire, bought in 2016 by Amadeus is working to develop an offer making it possible to do research and make reservations in the tourism sector using a virtual reality system.

Analysis
27/04/2017 09h05

Dakar, Senegal’s business tourism hub

The city of Dakar, Senegal’s economic motor, is a key destination in terms of business tourism. The Senegalese capital stands out for its upscale hotel supply that has been growing steadily since...

News
11/04/2017 14h26

Who won the award for best technological innovation at the GLF?

The trophy for best technological tourism innovation was awarded to a startup and a supplier at the Global Lodging Forum. Discover all the finalists and winners.

News
16/03/2017 10h42

Foncière des Régions study: what are the expectations and habits of European travelers?

Tags : Europe Tourism

Foncière des Régions reveals the conclusions of a study about the expectations and habits of European travelers with regard to accommodations. For the hotel industry, some details still allow it to...

News
16/03/2017 09h22

A beachfront pop-up hotel opens in Tel Aviv

Located in a lifeguard tower on Frishman beach in Tel Aviv, this unusual hotel suite has been developed as part of a promotional campaign initiated by the Ministry of Tourism and the city’s...

Analysis
15/03/2017 11h01

In what way does European support contribute to Holland’s hospitality dynamism?

Yesterday, legislative elections in Holland resulted in the defeat of the far-right (PVV). A look at the importance of foreign, and especially European, clientele in Holland’s hospitality sector.

Analysis
09/03/2017 09h37

Yorkshire: a tourist destination with more than one trick up its sleeve

One of the cradles of the industrial revolution, Yorkshire has an important and diverse manufacturing heritage as well as a rich tourism and natural heritage. The destination thus seduces a growing...

Analysis
01/03/2017 13h34

Riga, at a crossroad

The political, cultural and economic center of Latvia, Riga has had a stormy history filled with foreign invasions due to its position at the crossroads of Europe. A multicultural city whose identity...

Analysis
27/02/2017 13h05

Liege: The hotel industry in the Fervent City rekindles its sacred fire

Easily reached from Germany, France, and the Netherlands and located an hour from Brussels, Liege is open to Europe. In recent years the city has been modernizing its infrastructures to improve its...

News
18/01/2017 10h27

3.9% growth in international arrivals worldwide in 2016

Tags : Tourism

The UNWorld Tourism Organization Mondiale (UNWTO) published results of its annual barometer measuring international tourism demand worldwide in 2016. Compared with 2015, 46 millions more have...

Analysis
13/01/2017 11h25

American tourists in France gained 20% in buying power

In 2 years (2014-2016), the evolution of hotel prices in France the euro-dollar exchange rate have radically changed things in terms of competitive pricing of the destination France. A look at more...

Trends
06/01/2017 09h16

The well has run dry on the hotel industry in the Middle East and North Africa in 2016

For hoteliers in the Middle East and North Africa, results for 2016 are particularly bleak: not only is the region still greatly marked by a context of political instability and insecurity that...

Reports
04/01/2017 08h41

2017: Hotel openings the world is waiting for [interactive map]

We invite you on a World Tour of a selection of major openings expected this year. A look at innovative hotel concepts, upscale addresses and exclusive boutique hotels.

News
03/01/2017 08h55

Dubai: a new mega-project in the works

On Monday January 2, Dubai's government presented a project to develop the biggest harbour in the Middle East.