Mexico, Croatia and Iceland all experienced more searches online as travel destinations amid the hottest 2018 FIFA World Cup, according to Lvmama, a travel agency based in Shanghai, China.

A RevPAR increase in that range would be less than the growth realized in Rio de Janeiro (2014) and Johannesburg (2010), key markets for the previous two FIFA World Cup host countries.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid superstar and member of Portugal’s World Cup team, has reportedly reached a deal with the Spanish government to settle tax evasion accusations.

The United States, Canada, and Mexico will host the 2026 World Cup after capturing 134 of 200 national soccer federation votes at FIFA's annual Congress in Russia Wednesday.

Russia is experiencing a sports tourism boom with soccer fans pouring in to support their teams who are competing in the Soccer World Cup.

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