The future of tourism Tag Archive

Tourism and Urban Planning, Challenges and Issues 

The city and the tourist movement have both historical and dynamic relationships. If we observe a movement of attraction-withdrawal-rediscovery of the city (Cazes, 2005), we see that the latter plays a structuring role in the process of inventing the tourist phenomenon, being “both a place of impulse of travel taste, but also the point of …

October 31, 2019

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Why Push Tourism in Haiti Despite the Constant Political Instabilities

Tourism is an effective lever that can stimulate economic growth and reduce the unemployment rate. It stands out as a high-potential income sector, a true resource of wealth and one of the only viable opportunities for economic diversification, particularly for developing countries. At the macroeconomic level, the share of tourism in the world’s GDP is

September 30, 2019

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The Future of Hospitality in Haiti and What Policies Could Positively Impact the Sector

All good things much come to an end, and with each end comes a departure. This panel consisted of Steve McIntosh representing Groupe Mourral, Stephanie Barnes representing Marriott Port-au-Prince Hotel, and Christian Fombrum representing Royal Decameron Indigo Beach Resort & Spa, with the very Fashionable Shaina Silva from Woco who put an end to the

September 30, 2019

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The New Haiti-Country Brand

Faced with increasingly fierce competition for tourism, creating a country brand is very important.  The country brand acts on the competitive identity of the country in question. It can help gain a competitive advantage over other countries. It is a national identity made tangible, solid, transmissible and useful.  At the first Tourism Innovation Summit

September 24, 2019

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Understanding How People Think and Feel Makes Better Products

On June 28, various panelists spoke on topics related to tourism.  Among the themes addressed in the conference room, Marie Louise of the l’hôtellerie du Roi Henri Christophe, Shaina Silva, and Nancy Douyon led a small workshop.  This writing offers you a summary of their intervention: The tourist product is a very important concept in …

September 10, 2019

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Haiti Tech Summit

Deemed the “Davos of the Caribbean,” Haiti Tech Summit brings together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, celebrities and creatives under one roof together to address humanity’s greatest challenges via tech and entrepreneurship. It is a part of a 13-year initiative to turn Haiti into an international tech hub by 2030. Why Haiti? As the world’s

April 24, 2019

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The Leaders of The Tourism of Tomorrow are Students

STUDENTS can play a big role in promoting local tourism. It is often stressed that some level of industry involvement is important in tourism is heavily interlinked to all industries. It is our responsibility to showcase our culture and encourage students like you to take actions whether big or small to stand behind sustainable tourism for …

April 10, 2019

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