Articles tagged “economics”

New Orleans Tourism Agency Engages Minority Business Owners Who Demanded Inclusion

New Orleans Tourism Agency Engages Minority Business Owners Who Demanded Inclusion

Brittney Oliver, Skift

When minority business owners spoke up in New Orleans, the city’s tourism marketing corporation responded by admitting the oversight and hiring a diversity and inclusion consultant. Hopefully these measures will have a lasting impact.

2 months ago

Zimbabwe Is Boosting Tourism Despite Its Ravaged Economy

Zimbabwe Is Boosting Tourism Despite Its Ravaged Economy

Colin Nagy, Skift

If you're reading the papers, Zimbabwe's economy looks like a disaster from the outside. But it offers one of the most interesting tourism experiences in Africa at the moment, and intrepid travelers have taken note.

2 months ago

New Skift Research Report: 2018 Global Travel Market Outlook

New Skift Research Report: 2018 Global Travel Market Outlook

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

With many global markets showing healthy signs of growth and consumer and business confidence high, we expect the travel industry to benefit from a solid year of macroeconomic growth in 2018.

1 year ago

How an Economic Tourist Understands Africa’s Largest City

How an Economic Tourist Understands Africa’s Largest City

Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg

We like the idea of "the GDP tourist," if for no other reason than it sincerely seeks to understand what it's really like to live like a local.

2 years ago