2018 TRENDS OF THE EU TOURISM

Ashley Nault -
The European Tourism Commission recently presented its annual report titled “European tourism – trends and prospects for 2018”. In general, there was a 7% increase in international tourists for EU tou...

POTENTIAL EU ECO-TAX OF AIRLINE TICKETS FACES STRONG OPPOSITION

Nik Fes -
How to fight against global warming? The Dutch and Belgian governments are proposing a solution: the taxation of air transport. The idea was launched in February by the Netherlands at a meeting of EU ...

ETC RECOMMENDS FULL LIBERALIZATION OF VISAS FOR CHINESE TRAVELERS

Laura Maudlin -
The European Tourism Commission (ETC) called last week for the full liberalization of the visa regime for Chinese travelers in order to exploit the world's largest travel market....

BREXIT – SPAIN AND BRITAIN ARGUING ABOUT GIBRALTAR

Nik Fes -
Gibraltar has been enjoying a privileged position within the EU, until now. The small headland has been exempt from certain taxes, responsibilities and legislation. However, now, despite Gibraltarians...

SHOPPING TOURISM IS BOOMING IN GERMANY

James Morris -
Neuschwanstein Castle, Cologne Cathedral and the Brandenburg Gate are no longer the only attractions that lure tourists to Germany. Many travelers from abroad find the Berlin luxury department store K...