A new wave of investors lands in the United States

The number of visa approvals for EB-5 investors by Latin Americans grew 47 percent in 2017. What is behind this unusual increase? In 2011, Asian investors found a particularly powerful use for their money. Investing in new projects that create employment in economically backward areas of the United States, they became eligible to receive a Green Card, the permanent residence card in the country. From that year on, citizens of Asian countries have received most of the 10,000 visas allocated annually to the EB-5 investor immigration program. Latin Americans have just discovered the opportunity that Asians identified at the beginning of the decade. The number of EB-5 visa approvals in the region increased five-fold in 2016 and grew at an […]


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Global Tourism Industry on Track for Full Recovery by 2024

The global tourism industry is set to reach, and possibly surpass, pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2024, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Five years post-COVID-19, the sector is experiencing a robust resurgence driven by a surge in international travel, improved air connectivity, and strong rebounds in key regions. However, global dynamics must be managed carefully to ensure stable and continuous growth. In 2023, international tourism reached 88% of its 2019 levels, a significant recovery favored by the reopening of Asian markets, as highlighted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Middle East led the way, surpassing pre-pandemic levels by around 20%, with Europe, the Americas, and Africa following close behind at approximately 90% of their […]