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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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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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Never enough: Saturdays, Sunshine & Sleep TUI reveals the things the nation aren’t getting enough of

With more than a third of Brits (35 per cent) admitting they aren’t getting enough sunshine, sleep (29 per cent) and me-time (19 per cent), new research shows we really are a nation of “never enough”. TUI commissioned a survey to find out the top 30 things Brits aren’t getting enough off. Over 2,000 Brits […]

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IPK International: Worldwide huge desire to travel

The findings of a recent survey conducted by IPK International show a renewed increase in people’s travel intentions. Currently, 80 per cent of respondents worldwide are planning international trips over the next 12 months. Sun and beach holidays are in demand, but also city breaks and holidays close to nature. Europeans’ preferred destinations are their […]

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UNWTO: New Covid-19 surges keep travel restrictions in place

One out of five destinations continue to have their borders completely closed as new surges of COVID-19 impact the restart of international tourism. The latest research shows that still 98% of all destinations have some kind of travel restrictions in place. According to the UNWTO Travel Restrictions Report, 46 destinations (21% of all destinations worldwide) […]

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53 million Americans expected to endure Thanksgiving eravel’s morass this year

Americans eager to gather with family for Thanksgiving are expected to travel in larger numbers by plane and car for the holiday this year than in 2020. More than 53 million Americans are projected to hit the road for the holiday, a 13 percent increase from last year, according to the American Automobile Association. Roughly 48.8 […]

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U.S. Travel & Tourism Rebounds in 2021, May Surpass Pre-Pandemic Levels in 2022

The latest research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reveals the U.S. Travel & Tourism sector could experience year-over-year growth of 35.6% in 2021, significantly outpacing the year’s overall global tourism recovery. The outlook is even more rosy for 2022, with the travel sector in the U.S. expected to grow by another 28.4%, […]

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GlobalData: UK domestic tourism set for bumper summer

With travellers hesitant towards international travel, demand for domestic holidays in the UK looks set to be unleashed. The roadmap for lockdown easing is progressing at speed and UK-based domestic operators are set to benefit, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Gus Gardner, Associate Travel and Tourism Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “After months […]

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