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Russo-Ukranian crisis having little impact on long-haul travel to Europe

According to the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB) 2/2022, which provides insights on traveller sentiment for summer 2022 (May-August), the appetite for overseas travel to Europe from several source markets remains below pre-pandemic levels. Still, it has slightly improved compared to a year ago. The LHTB from the European Travel Commission (ETC) and Eurail BV examines […]

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Outbound UK travel forecast for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend

Ahead of the UK’s four day bank holiday weekend taking place over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations (Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June), Mabrian has conducted an analysis of how this is impacting outbound UK travel to Europe’s top destinations. The data points towards UK international travellers wanting to take advantage of the special four […]

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WTTC publishes report on Digital Travel post COVID

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today publishes a new report on best practices and support for governments for the introduction of a common ‘Digital Travel Portal’, to allow safe, stress-free travel, that would reduce delays at airports. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted a lack of global coordination as governments introduced a constant patchwork of digital and paper […]

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ETC: European tourism to remain resilient in 2022 amidst pandemic & geopolitical Uncertainty

The most recent edition of the ‘European Tourism Trends & Prospects’ quarterly report from the European Travel Commission (ETC) predicts that European tourism will demonstrate resilience amidst risks on multiple fronts. The report monitors the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as current economic and geopolitical headwinds and anticipates that European tourism will continue […]

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IMG: International travel in 2022 to surpass pre-pandemic levels

International Medical Group (IMG), an award-winning global insurance benefits and assistance services company, has released the results of its Travel Outlook Survey that evaluated the 2022 travel plans and trends of IMG customers who have previously traveled internationally. The results of the survey reveal that 96% of respondents plan to travel internationally in 2022, an […]

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The WTTC reveals massive increase in global international inbound travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and its knowledge partner ForwardKeys, forecast a major increase in global international flights bookings as international travel takes off. The booking bounce back was revealed at WTTC’s prestigious 21st Global Summit, taking place this year in Manila, as the world continues to reopen from the pandemic. News of […]

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Travel & Tourism sector expected to create nearly 126 million new jobs within the next decade

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) latest Economic Impact Report (EIR) reveals the Travel & Tourism sector is expected to create nearly 126 million new jobs within the next decade. The bullish forecast from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, also shows the sector […]

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ITB Berlin: Summer 2022 promises good business for the tourism industry, despite lasting changes in travel behaviour

Things are looking up: according to forecasts by Statista, the global tourism market will reach $637 billion, an increase of 50 per cent – Holiday flights from Germany will overtake pre-crisis levels this summer already – Long-term changes in travel behaviour due to the pandemic are not affecting decision-making and destination choices – The war […]

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ForwardKeys: Spain in prime position for a successful Easter and Summer

Spain is among the most sought-after destinations in the world by tourists for this Easter, as highlighted in the presentation of travel forecasts to Spain made last Friday, 1 April 2022 by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and ForwardKeys, the leading global travel intelligence and data company. “The year 2022 has started with […]

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