BERLIN TOURISM FACING A DIFFICULT YEAR AMID AIR BERLIN BANKRUPTCY

Gregory Dolgos -
When asked about the number of visitors in Berlin this year, Burkhard Kieker from VisitBerlin said that he did not know. The CEO sought a “moderate growth of 1.5 to 3 percent”, but whether the numbers...

SPAIN: 1.4% MORE CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS IN THE FIRST QUARTER

Theodore Slate -
Spanish ports recorded 2.76 million cruise ship passengers in the first quarter of the year, a 1.38% increase over the same period of 2018 according to data published by Puertos del Estado, revealing ...

RIVER TOURISM IN FRANCE GROWING IN POPULARITY

Samuel Dorsi -
After 2016 marked by a fall of river tourism in France because of the terrorist threat, in 2017 the sector reached almost the record level of 2015....

SPAIN REPORTS 9.2 MILLION CRUISE PASSENGERS IN 2017

Michael Trout -
Spanish ports registered 9.2 million cruise passengers in 2017, which is 6.68% more than the previous year, with the arrival of 4,248 vessels for this purpose, representing an 8.37% increase....

AIRPORT BAGGAGE PROBLEMS DECLINING

Nik Fes -
In just over a decade – from 2007 to 2018 – the number of air travel passengers increased by 75%, from 2.48 billion to 4.36 billion. Thanks to technology, irregularities and related costs were reduced...