Be ready to watch Venezuela’s resurrection

Restaurants in Caracas are full and it is hard to get a table without a reservation. Famed in the seventies for having one of the best cuisines in Latin America, they had not been in such high demand since 1999, when Hugo Chaves took power and deeply altered the structure of this South American country.   The story of the past two decades is one in which a mix of corruption, incompetent  economic management and, in the last few years, an economic blockade, compounded to leave an economy valued at one-fourth what it was worth in the nineties. However, Venezuela’s economic collapse bottomed in 2021. Per ECLAC, the country’s GDP will post a 7% growth in 2022, in stark contrast […]


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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 […]