Articles tagged “travel advisories”

Philippine Tourism Industry Attracts More Family Money: Why It’s Wrong

Philippine Tourism Industry Attracts More Family Money: Why It’s Wrong

Raini Hamdi, Skift

For many, the idea that a few families can control a whole industry is unthinkable, unfair, actually galling. In Philippine tourism, it’s as entrenched as the sight of a jeepney — no one thinks anything of it at all. That has to change, although it won’t be anytime soon.

4 weeks ago

Tourism Gets Caught in the Crossfire of Northeast Asia Politics

Tourism Gets Caught in the Crossfire of Northeast Asia Politics

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Chinese tourists are the world's biggest spenders. That arms Beijing with a geopolitical tool. The not-so-secret weapon shows no signs of diminishing in its effectiveness to redirect tourism flows.

1 month ago

Twin Bombings Roil Tunisia’s Tourism Rebound

Twin Bombings Roil Tunisia’s Tourism Rebound

Bouazza Ben Bouazza, The Associated Press

Tourism to Tunisia is on the rebound after 2015’s deadly extremist attacks. Thursday’s twin bombings are a setback to the progress made.

3 months ago

China Issues New Warnings Against U.S. Travel to Its Citizens

China Issues New Warnings Against U.S. Travel to Its Citizens

Bloomberg News

China cautions its citizens against travel to the U.S. because of “frequent” shootings, robbery and theft. Can't it be more ingenious? But even if its public finds this ridiculous, there will be a drop in travel to the U.S. There are enough past examples to show that China travel warnings do bite.

4 months ago