Algeria faces dwindling cash reserves and an unsustainable economic model. Like much of the Middle East, it must diversify away from oil and attract visitors. The strategically located North African country boasts many ideal destinations.
The travel industry is truly a diffused set of forces, both big business and people powered. Unfortunately it's easier for politicians to scare people with an imaginary foreign threat than articulate a vision for a better, more connected world.
The sudden collapse of Sydney-based Fly365, the latest in a string of closures of online booking sites, is expected to shake up consumer confidence in travel agencies. The Australian Federation of Travel Agents surely has a lot of convincing to do in the days ahead.
Turkey said that it would scrap visas for UK and EU tourists from next month in a move to increase its "tourism potential".
Europe's hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during January 2020, according to data from STR.
The short-term rental ecosystem is getting bigger, which means many winners are set to emerge from the pack. Expect further brand-driven professionalization, more outside investment, and vendor consolidation.
Bhutan's high tourist fee was one key reason the country managed to avoid the pitfalls of mass tourism until recently. It's high time that the sustainable tourism development fee is uniformly levied for all tourists, regardless of their origins.
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Communicating with guests mid-stay using three simple open-ended questions via the tech platform of their choice leads to improved guest experience, hotel performance.
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