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Articles tagged “tourism”

Tourism

Ask Skift: Why Are Destinations Adding Tourist Taxes?

Destinations worldwide are increasingly introducing tourist taxes to generate revenue, and we explain why those fees are becoming more common.

Ask Skift: Why Are Destinations Adding Tourist Taxes?

Tourism

Bali Charges Tourist Tax to Address Overtourism

Bali hopes the new levy can help it address the growing pains of tourism.

Bali Charges Tourist Tax to Address Overtourism

Tourism

Bahamas Tourism Faces Booking Slowdown After U.S. Travel Alert

The Bahamas is at risk of a tourism slowdown if it doesn't push back against the media's focus on a recent State Department travel alert.

Bahamas Tourism Faces Booking Slowdown After U.S. Travel Alert

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Agrees To Collect and Pay Tourist Taxes in Italy

This collection and remittance is separate from Airbnb’s tax settlement of $620 million with Italy in December 2023.

Airbnb Agrees To Collect and Pay Tourist Taxes in Italy

Airlines

Super Bowl Flights: Airlines Gear Up to Fly Thousands to the Big Game

In what might be a record-breaking Super Bowl, airlines are preparing to fly tens of thousands of passengers to Las Vegas this weekend.

Super Bowl Flights: Airlines Gear Up to Fly Thousands to the Big Game

Hotels

Q&A: Boutique Palace Hotels Will Be the Next Ultra-Luxury Standard

Authenticity is the new luxury in travel. There’s a growing trend towards cultural exploration in ultra-luxury tourism, placing destinations like Saudi Arabia in the spotlight. For Boutique Group, this means offering guests not just a place to stay — but a chance to immerse themselves in history.

Q&A: Boutique Palace Hotels Will Be the Next Ultra-Luxury Standard

Tourism

Disney to Invest Billions to Expand Theme Park and Cruise Capacity

Disney is betting billions of dollars over 10 years on the long-term growth of its popular theme parks and cruises.

Disney to Invest Billions to Expand Theme Park and Cruise Capacity

Tourism

Chinese Tourists Plan Fewer Trips to Europe in 2024

European destinations need to come up with new strategies to attract Chinese tourists.

Chinese Tourists Plan Fewer Trips to Europe in 2024

Tourism

Super Bowl First: U.S. Tourism Agency to Advertise Internationally

Advertising internationally during the Super Bowl is a big step. Brand USA sees opportunities in Europe's growing interest in football.

Super Bowl First: U.S. Tourism Agency to Advertise Internationally

Tourism

World Cup 2026: Dallas Gets ‘Nine Super Bowls’

New York and New Jersey, Los Angeles and Dallas are each going to host at least eight FIFA World Cup games in 2026. Each of those destinations should get a tourism boost.

World Cup 2026: Dallas Gets ‘Nine Super Bowls’