La Coupe du monde de rugby 2023 bat son plein. Alix Philouze et Martha Bloom examinent les potentiels avantages et inconvénients de l’organisation de la compétition.
The 2023 Men’s Rugby World Cup is in full swing. The OECD’s Alix Philouze and Martha Bloom discuss the potential benefits, and drawbacks, of hosting the Competition.
Developing tourism strategies and products to enhance regional attractiveness to visitors can also improve the attractiveness of destinations as places to live, work and invest.
Some places of outstanding natural beauty or historical and cultural significance will always attract visitors and workers. But most places have to work to become attractive, and many are also recognising that the ability to attract and retain talent is also critical to attracting investment and visitors.
What did Amsterdam’s city planners come up with when they sat down to reimagine what tourism can do for the city?
The impact generated by the Tourism sector goes beyond the more obvious benefits derived through direct spending on aspects like accommodation, entertainment, culture, transportation.
For almost three years now, the tourism sector has been going through a really tough time. It was smashed by the COVID-19 pandemic and travel restrictions. After hitting 1.5 billion international tourist arrivals in 2019, international tourist arrivals worldwide plummeted by over 70%.
After six decades of consistent growth, the unprecedented shock of the global COVID-19 pandemic saw tourism come to a near complete standstill. Two years on, there’s still huge uncertainty for the tourism sector. What lies in store for tourism in 2023 and beyond?