Articles tagged “visitors”

Tourism

Tourists in Cuba in Wake of Castro’s Death Find Many Attractions Shuttered

Tourists in Cuba will have stories to tell for years about their vacation in Cuba when Fidel Castro died. The tourist attractions and bars may be closed but it should be interesting to see how Cubans mark Castro's passing -- or don't.

Tourists in Cuba in Wake of Castro’s Death Find Many Attractions Shuttered

Tourism

Amsterdam Mayor Can’t Blunt Overtourism Visitor Boom

Many destinations around the world would love to have Amsterdam's problem -- too much tourism. But that doesn't reduce the complexities in finding a workable balance between maintaining a nice way of life for residents and attracting tourism dollars. In Amsterdam, the inherent conflict will lead to something new. We just don't know what that is yet.

Amsterdam Mayor Can’t Blunt Overtourism Visitor Boom

Tourism

Leisure and Business Traveler Growth to U.S. Outpacing Convention Business

Conferences and trade shows could do more to attract international attendees, perhaps by tacking on or promoting leisure travel options to the main events.

Leisure and Business Traveler Growth to U.S. Outpacing Convention Business

Tourism

Thailand Visitation Fell 20 Percent as Military Finally Lifts Bangkok Curfew

The military regime in Thailand is airing World Cup matches on free TV to appease the populace and "return to happiness." But, happiness in the tourism industry and elsewhere will be elusive with the military running the show.

Thailand Visitation Fell 20 Percent as Military Finally Lifts Bangkok Curfew

Airlines

Japan’s ANA Boosts Profits on Record Visitor Numbers

There's nothing like some slumping currency as a trigger to boost visitor numbers, and that's what happened in Japan. ANA took advantage of the record number of visitors as it looks to expand international service as a hedge against domestic competition from budget carriers.

Japan’s ANA Boosts Profits on Record Visitor Numbers

Online Travel

Brand USA’s 47-to-1 Return on Investment Claim Attracts Doubts Even Among Supporters

There's lots of goodwill around Brand USA, but that could quickly dissipate if the marketing organization continues to take credit for others' work in an attempt to win new funding from Congress.

Brand USA’s 47-to-1 Return on Investment Claim Attracts Doubts Even Among Supporters

SkiftX

China Tourism Law Hurts Packaged Tours, Boosts Independent Chinese Travelers

Chinese tourism will undergo a transformation as outbound travelers feel their oats and realize they can oftentimes have a richer experience by traveling independently. These visitor numbers are a symbol of that burgeoning trend.

China Tourism Law Hurts Packaged Tours, Boosts Independent Chinese Travelers