tourism

Costa Rica Offers Lessons on Transforming Short-Term Tourists into Digital Nomads

Get Change Expect more destinations to develop marketing strategies to entice tourists to stay longer as digital nomads. Dawit Habtemariam As more and more destinations provide visas specifically for digital nomads, some are using visas as an opportunity to explore marketing strategies to persuade tourists to become digital nomads willing to stay longer. Costa Rica …

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Not Only Covid Is Responsible for Tourism’s Personnel Crisis

Tom Baum, University of Strathclyde GLASGOW, October 4 – As the world gradually recovered from the pandemic, flights were canceled due to a lack of travel and accommodation industry staff, support staff shortages, venue closures and disruptions. While Covid-19 is being scapegoated, little mention is made of the precarious working conditions and low pay that …

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Former Prime Minister Michael Misick says tourism and crime don’t go together

Former Turks and Caicos Islands Prime Minister Michael Misick said tourism and crime do not go together and urged those involved in the recent murders to stop as it could affect the country’s bread and butter. “Tourism and crime cannot coexist and our economy is based on tourism and people don’t want to go to …

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Tourism and accommodation staffing crisis eases as employers raise wage rates – The Irish Times

Tourism and hospitality employers are tackling the industry’s personnel crisis by increasing wage rates and introducing more worker-friendly shift models, as well as compensating staff for unsocial hours, according to a study by state tourism agency Fáilte Ireland. Its latest research shows that the industry’s labor shortage is beginning to ease, although it is still …

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Hawaii’s New Tourism Age Is a Model for Other Regions

At the height of the pandemic, I spoke with John DeFries, chairman of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, about how tourism in the state (and the island of Oahu, the largest tourist destination) could change permanently when travel finally reopens. DeFries was just starting out, and his responses shed light on how various groups of Hawaiian …

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FORGOTTEN VEGAS: Quickie Divorce Tourism and Hoot Gibson’s D4C Casino Farm

Published date: October 3, 2022, 12:14. Last updated date: October 3, 2022 at 01:03h. Today, a contentious, faultless divorce is not a problem in any US state. But in the first half of the 20th century, most state laws actively discouraged civil strife. Until the 1960s in New York, the only way to divorce was …

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VisitBrighton plays a key role in the recovery of Tourism and the wider economy

VisitBrighton’s work has been recognized by Brighton & Hove City Council’s Committee on Tourism, Equities, Communities and Culture (TECC) as essential to supporting tourism and the city’s broader visitor economy. The Tourism Recovery and VisitBrighton report shows that VisitBrighton is working hard to accelerate the city’s recovery, even as the industry has been hit hard …

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Cancun Tourism Expected To Increase In The Next 5 Years

Share Article Last update 5 minutes ago Mexico-Caribbean is expected to experience a surge in tourism over the next five years, as discovered during the ‘Rethinking Tourism’ Forum held in Cancun. The forum, which took place on Tuesday morning, found that tourism will increase exponentially due to the expansion of Cancun airport and the relaxation …

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Asia Has Opened To Tourism Here’s Where To Go

Asia has been the last region to reopen to tourism post-COVID, and most countries there have now reduced or completely lifted restrictions for American travelers. Rich in ancient cultures with its magnificent architecture, natural wonders, exotic cuisine and welcoming people, Asia ticks all the boxes for an unforgettable travel experience. Here are a few of …

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New Zealand tourism minister Stuart Nash on reshaping the country’s travel strategy: Travel Weekly

In mid-September, New Zealand officially lowered its Covid vaccine and post-arrival testing travel requirements and gave the green light for tourism to start to bounce back in earnest. With Air New Zealand recently launching flights from New York JFK to Auckland and American Airlines starting flights between Dallas-Fort Worth and Auckland before the end of …

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