Articles tagged “emerging economies”

Travel Shutdown Devastates Emerging Economies Dependent on Tourism

Travel Shutdown Devastates Emerging Economies Dependent on Tourism

Tom Arnold, Reuters

Nowhere in the world is immune from the current tourism shutdown right now, but the lasting economic impacts of a prolonged shutdown are bound to hurt some economies more than others.

3 weeks ago

Medellin’s Tourism Challenge: Telling the Right Story of Its Violent Past

Medellin’s Tourism Challenge: Telling the Right Story of Its Violent Past

Rebecca Stone, Skift

Medellin has gone through an incredible transformation over the past 30 years, but large issues still remain prevalent. As the city figures out the right story it wants to tell, its "fake it ‘til you make it" strategy somehow works — speaking to the resilience of many developing economies that are navigating histories of crime, corruption, and violence and still figuring out how to position themselves as destinations.

1 year ago