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. ...

TOURISM IN LUXEMBOURG: LEISURE AND BUSINESS SECTOR GROWING

Theodore Slate -
Tourism in Luxemburg stabilized last year. Despite diverging rates of success depending on the sector and region, the tourism sector reported positive numbers for the year 2016, according to State Sec...