Agritourism in Italy - a beneficial soft power of the provinces
Piggies, the smell of straw, and cockcrowing at dawn ... A designer bathroom, homemade ham and jam for breakfast, 150 TV channels. All this is ‘rolled into one’, on a neat fattoria, 30 kilometers away from Bologna, or near Parma - today this can be in any old place in Italy. This country was the pioneer of agritourism.
Malaysia’s eco-tourism thrives with stakeholder participation
The latest figures from Tourism Malaysia's data portal show that tourist arrivals fell from 26.76 million in 2016 to 25.95 million in 2017, and then down again to 25.83 million in 2018. The dip in 2018 compared to 2017 is mainly attributed to a 14.6% reduction in arrivals from Singapore. Only 10.62 million Singaporeans travelled to Malaysia last year, compared with 12.44 million in 2017.
Of xenophobic violence and threat to South African tourism
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) said in its annual review released last March that South Africa is the largest tourism economy in Africa.
The “Gate of Baikal” is wide open for tourists and investors are welcome
Alexander Lautin, Director General of the Irkutsk Region Development Corporation speaks about promising tourism projects in the Irkutsk Region
The Boldino Pushkin's Museum and Reserve - A visitor's "Complaints on the way"