Spring Festival: Chinese travel abroad but somewhere else

6 million Chinese are expected to travel abroad during the Spring Festival holidays, as reported by the online travel agency Ctrip. Thailand, Japan and the United States have emerged among the most popular destinations. On the other hand, European countries and the Middle East are not on top of the Chinese travel priority list. “China’s […]

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American tourists still plan their holiday in Europe

France, like Belgium, Great Britain and Italy, are all struggling with the threat of terrorism and with all the security measures and problems this entails. Nevertheless, American tourists still like the Old Continent, according to the eighth survey on European Tourism. American tourists planning a summer holiday were asked in the study organized by Travel […]

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The number of Russian tourists to Turkey decreases for 56% since the beginning the year 2016

The number of Russian visitors to Turkey in the first quarter of 2016 is 66,100 Russians. A year earlier the number was 150,800 people, and in 2014 – 207,900 The number of tourists from Germany, where to Turkey comes the most tourists, for the three months of year 2016 decreased in 11.8%, amounting to 483,800 […]

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Spain started the year by breaking another tourism record. In January, traditionally one of the low-season months in Spain (except for the Canary Islands), there were 3.5 million international tourist arrivals, 11.2% more than in the same month in 2015. Tourism in Spain increased mainly thanks to the British who traveled to Spain 16% more […]

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Five years of the ITB Buyers Circle: the successful meeting place for senior buyers

With membership now at around 1,000 the ITB Buyers Circle is entering its fifth year, a fact that underlines its all-round success. According to a recent survey, representatives from Europe, Asia, America, Africa and Australia are among the members of the international ITB Buyers Circle. Around 79 per cent are from EU countries. The second-largest […]

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