Trending destinations in 2023: Active tourism, nature and wellness

The year 2022 will be remembered as the year of tourism recovery for many of the most traditional destinations in Europe, the Caribbean and the Middle East. We learned that underlying travel demand remained intact once there was a removal of mobility restrictions. However, the motivations and interests shown by travellers in this tourism revival […]

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WTTC: International cities remain the backbone of global Travel & Tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) launched its Cities Economic Impact Report (EIR) at the 22nd Global Summit in Riyadh today. Sponsored by Visa, the report shows cities remain the powerhouses of global tourism and will drive the recovery of the sector and economies around the world. The Cities EIR analyses 82 international city […]

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Mabrian: The footprint of American tourists visiting Spain in summer 2022

In total, data from 38,933 tourists from the United States who visited Spain from June to August 2022 have been studied and analyzed by Mabrian. Specifically, the study looked at those who visited the destinations of Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Seville, Mallorca and Tenerife. Regarding the origin and profile of the Americans who have visited Spain […]

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WTTC: How Travel & Tourism can reverse nature loss

A new report published today by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), shows how Travel & Tourism can play a critical role in halting and reversing the destruction of nature. The report, which will help businesses understand and manage their impact on biodiversity, is launched ahead of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in December, […]

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UNWTO: International tourism consolidates strong recovery amidst growing challenges

International tourism continues to show signs of a strong and steady recovery from the impact of the pandemic despite significant mounting economic and geopolitical challenges. According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism saw a strong rebound in the first five months of 2022, with almost 250 million international arrivals recorded. This compares […]

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GlobalData: European tourism company filings indicate ESG is the most pressing industry issue

GlobalData’s Company Filing Analytics reveals that environment, social and governance (ESG), COVID-19 and geopolitics are the top three themes mentioned by European tourism companies so far in 2022, respectively, indicating that these are the most pressing issues that the continent’s tourism industry faces. As shown by the leading data and analytics company, ESG is the […]

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The most popular city breaks around the world

Summer’s finally here, and as we all start thinking about those well-earned holidays, travellers from all over the world are looking for inspiration both close to home and further afield. While some may favour a beach holiday or a mountain retreat, the city break remains a firm favourite of many- who doesn’t love experiencing new […]

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Many Europeans planning multiple holidays despite concerns around increasing travel costs

Travel sentiment among Europeans remains strong, with 73% planning to embark on a holiday between June and November 2022 despite various concerns, including high inflation, the Russo-Ukrainian crisis and the ongoing pandemic. Interest in visiting other European destinations (58%) has increased significantly (+7%) since last summer. Notably, 31% of respondents will head to an adjacent […]

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Tourism recovery gains momentum as restrictions ease & confidence returns

Tourism continues to recover at a strong pace. Globally, destinations welcomed almost three times as many international arrivals in the first quarter of 2022 as in the same period of 2021, with Europe leading the sector’s rebound. According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism saw a 182% year-on-year increase in January-March 2022, […]

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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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