Negative publicity for a destination is always going to hurt tourism, so the downturn shouldn't come as a surprise. The biggest about-face in terms of visitation drops came from Japanese, Russian and Chinese tourists.
Tip to these cities: Ask former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg for some help. You need a mayor with a tech background to best negotiate with Silicon Valley.
After a four-year renovation, Paris' iconic Ritz Hotel is reopening. But if you can't stay there, the city has many other options for luxury - provided you have a big budget.
France's transit workers have worked hard this year at getting everyone to hate them. This slap in the face of locals and visitors is the cherry on top.
Following what happened in Berlin, Airbnb is going on an all-out charm offensive in an effort to woo more cities in Europe and elsewhere into forming tax collection agreements like the ones it has with cities such as Paris and Amsterdam.
If trends persist, expect Spain and Portugal to post record tourism numbers for 2016.
Paris continues to expand already intense security measures at Charles de Gaulle airport with a mix of private contractors, video technology, internal searches, and a new "intelligence cell" of roaming patrols.
The biggest players in the convention industry are pivoting their operations to align with evolving digital platform trends, including the rise of the sharing economy.
Conference organizers are reaching out to the Paris Convention Bureau more than in the past few months, but the numbers are still significantly below 2015.