We Love Visitors

New Zealand, along with Iceland, has been judged the world’s friendliest nation for tourists, according to the “Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report” released by the World Economic Forum, which ranked 140 countries. One of the rankings looked at how welcome tourists were in each country on a scale of one to seven, categorized as “Attitude of population toward foreign visitors.” The analysis showed that New Zealand and Iceland were the friendliest, with a score of 6.8 out of 7 apiece. Morocco was next in line, while Macedonia and Austria ranked at fourth and fifth. Adversely, Bolivia was found to be the least welcoming to foreigners.


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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…