tourism

Los norteamericanos que reinventaron a los pueblos de México: Los emprendedores extranjeros en la redefinición de la cultura y el turismo

September 8, 2020
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En este artículo buscamos analizar cuál es el papel que tuvo el emprendimiento que tuvieron turistas internacionales en la reconstrucción de la cultura, la identidad y la economía de poblaciones mexicanas que habitaron de manera temporal o permanente, analizamos los caos de Taxco (Guerrero) y Álamos (Sonora), ambos en México. 
 

Cuban Tourism Plummets Amidst Trump’s New Travel Restrictions

September 9, 2019
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While Cuba may be on many Americans’ travel bucket lists, Donald Trump is making this dream less and less attainable with each policy he passes. Not only are these increasingly tight travel restrictions affecting the thousands of US travelers that have dreamed of lounging on the beaches of Varadero or walking down the colorful Havana streets, the Cuban tourism industry is now struggling to generate profits like they once did.

8 killed in string of violence in Cancun: The epidemic of rising violence in Mexico’s tourist hotspots

September 4, 2018
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Just last week, authorities were shocked to find the remains of eight bodies in what appears to be a string of particularly brutal murders in the Mexican tourist hotspot of Cancun. These findings are representative of the growing problem of gang violence in Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations, an issue that has proven especially severe in beach towns such as Acapulco and Los Cabos.

Favelas in Brazil Becoming Lodging Hot Spots for World Cup

October 20, 2016
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In Rio de Janeiro, a growing crime rate still plagues much of the city and the sound of gunshots and back-alley drug deals are not uncommon occurrences. The torture and murder of a bricklayer from the neighborhood of Rocinha has sparked protests against the corrupt police forces responsible. Despite these ongoing issues, tourists are finding themselves seeking lodging within these neighborhoods. Hotels in Rio are in very short supply and even the most basic hotels have increased their prices to $450 per night during the World Cup1.

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