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Mauritius: Mauritian Tourism version 2.0

The Mauritian tourism industry showed signs of a crisis even before the current COVID situation. The growth of international air arrivals was starting to stagnate, and hotel groups were struggling to remain competitive. Our current destination offering and positioning still rely on a winning formula developed in the 50s, its…
bubmag
May 26, 2020
Mass Tourism

Impact of COVID-19 on Greek Tourism: Industry Experts’ Opinion

Introduction The Greek hotel industry is bruising, as it has been forced to a grinding halt. However, even on a dauntless note during such times, the hospitality industry is characterized by its resilience to perform and navigate itself through enhanced novel strategies. Finding itself in an advantageous position compared to…
bubmag
May 25, 2020
Mass Tourism

Total revamp needed to secure the future of Aussie tourism

A complete reset of Australia's tourism industry is necessary to ensure its future success, according to global tourism expert, Professor Marianna Sigala at the University of South Australia. As debates continue about how and when to open Australia's state and territory borders, Prof Sigala says we must consider what we…
bubmag
May 25, 2020
Mass Tourism

Safety tops the tourism agenda

For the past two months or so, many of the world's popular tourist destinations have been shuttered to visitors, leaving beaches, restaurants, shops, bars and streets almost empty.Now that the world is gradually reopening and people are stepping out again, they are faced with the reality that life today is…
bubmag
May 24, 2020
Mass Tourism

Calling all Kiwis: French settlement of Akaroa ‘open for business’

JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/STUFFAkaroa is used to seasonal tourist numbers, but now it needs domestic visitors.No cruise ships, no international visitors — and a tourist town full of baches for rent. Can locals prove Akaroa's lifeline this winter? JODY O'CALLAGHAN reports. Suffering Akaroa businesses fear the Banks Peninsula town will "die" without…
bubmag
May 22, 2020
Mass Tourism

We’re All in This Together. But Not in the Way You Think.

Listen to the Audio Mises Wire version of this article. We are all in this together. No, by that I do not mean what Andrew Horney calls “all those cloyingly saccharine, feel-good public service announcements being delivered by famous faces on television and social media platforms, telling us "we're all in…
bubmag
May 20, 2020
Mass Tourism

Venice views lockdown as chance to reimagine future

Officials in Venice have voiced hope the coronavirus crisis will provide an opportunity to reimagine one of the world’s most fragile cities, creating a more sustainable tourism industry and attracting more full-time residents. or years, the Italian city has faced an almost existential crisis, as the unbridled success of its…
bubmag
May 16, 2020
Mass Tourism

Virus lockdown gives Venice a shot at reimagining tourism

In this picture taken on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, a man wearing a sanitary mask walks in St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy. ANTONIO CALANNI/AP By COLLEEN BARRY | Associated Press | Published: May 16, 2020 Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge.…
bubmag
May 16, 2020