Post Tagged with: "Tourism"

Love or Hate? Hosting Tourists In a Global Age

Love or Hate? Hosting Tourists In a Global Age

By Nezar AlSayyad — The Mark News —  Tourism has always been an important human activity and business. But today, condemning  tourists is becoming a trend with serious significance for future relationships between nations and people. This past summer witnessed demonstrations against tourists in the popular tourist  destinations of Barcelona […]

Chinchero — Lost in the Clouds of Poor Engineering, Bad Finance

By Nicholas Asheshov ✐ It seems President Kuczynski is to lay the First Stone of the new Chinchero Airport in Cusco this coming week.  If so, it will be the third first stone for this sad project.  Presidents Toledo and Garcia have preceded him.  Some locals say Presidents Belaunde and Fujimori […]

Flight or Fight?

Flight or Fight?

By Yeganeh Morakabati and John Fletcher — The Mark News — When wealth dries up after terrorist attacks on tourists, locals who depend on tourism to earn a living sink deeper into poverty, and become even more vulnerable to radicalization. Although the current rising trend in terrorist attacks is appalling […]

APEC Aims to Double Tourist Flow By 2025

Tourism ministers from 21 Asia-Pacific Rim countries meeting in Lima this past week have agreed to work together to double the flow of tourists by 2025, to 800 million per year. The APEC agenda includes increasing flight connections and facilitting greater access to destinations.  Mexico’s representatives indicated that there is also a […]