Articles tagged “tourism attractions”

Tourism

Reopened Museums Lean Into Local Tourism Boom

The physical experience of a museum visit will remain incomparable to a virtual experience, which is why these museums are trying to lure visitors burnt out from watching art on a screen.

Reopened Museums Lean Into Local Tourism Boom

Tourism

Vatican Museums Reopen With the Rare Appeal of Limited Crowds

Before the crisis, if you've wanted to see the galleries at the papal palace in Rome without the herds of other visitors, you've had to pay about $350 or more for an after-hours tour. But now all it takes is a standard admission ticket of $19 (€17) for Italian residents.

Vatican Museums Reopen With the Rare Appeal of Limited Crowds

Business Travel

Fewer Visitors to Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum Spells Success: Here’s Why

In the age of overtourism, a top tourist attraction admitting they have a carrying capacity is a quietly radical act. For the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, it's one that has paid off.

Fewer Visitors to Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum Spells Success: Here’s Why

Tourism

Why Tourists to China Will See Less Shine and More Soul

China is stimulating its economy differently, veering away from expensive mega projects and instead encouraging traditional culture or the natural environment. The government is pouring millions into a country town, Shenhou, famous for fine porcelain, and transforming it into a major tourist destination. Fantastic.

Why Tourists to China Will See Less Shine and More Soul

Tourism

Kingdom’s Retail Queen Lays Out Thai Tourism Truths That Others Only Whisper

It takes a retail personality to air the dirty laundry of Thai tourism. No one will be offended; it’s all an open secret. Supaluck Umpujh, at least, is doing something about it, partnering with AEG to make Thailand a regional entertainment hub.

Kingdom’s Retail Queen Lays Out Thai Tourism Truths That Others Only Whisper