SWITZERLAND: NON-HOTEL ACCOMMODATION SHARE GROWING FAST

Andrea Hausold -
Apartments, campgrounds and Airbnb accommodation are booming, while the share of classic hotels is declining in Switzerland. Paradoxically, however, Swiss hotels are doing well. In the winter season t...

AUSTRIA INCREASINGLY POPULAR AMONG GERMAN TRAVELERS

Nik Fes -
More and more German travelers spend their holiday in the neighboring Austria – their number is even higher than the number of domestic guests....

TOURIST TAX ACROSS EUROPE DIFFERS CONSIDERABLY

Justin N. Froyd -
In many countries of the world tourists are charged the so-called “tourist tax”. It is mostly aimed at developing infrastructure or minimizing damage from vacationers, including cleaning beaches, rest...

SWISS HOTELS REJOICE OVER INCREASED OVERNIGHT STAYS

Samuel Dorsi -
Swiss hotels started the year with positive numbers. In January, the number of overnight stays in Swiss hotels increased by 5.2% to 2.7 million. However, these figures need to be explained. ...

SUMMER TOURISM IN FRANCE BROUGHT SUCCESSFUL RESULTS

Justin N. Froyd -
The official data from mid-autumn confirms the trends collected at the end of August: the 2019 vintage was good for summer tourism in France, according to INSEE. This is thanks to the domestic travele...