WARM SUMMER BRINGS GERMAN TOURISM A RECORD YEAR

Nik Fes -
The tourism in Germany remains on a record wave. With 56 million overnight stays in August in total, hoteliers registered an increase of 3% compared to last year. The number of overnight stays by gues...

TURKEY RETURNING BACK TO THE TOURISM FOREGROUND

Tomas Haupt -
After two particularly weak years, tourists are once again returning to Turkey. While more than 37 million people entered Turkey as tourists last year, more than 40 million are expected this year, acc...

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 REPORT SUCCESSFUL START OF THE YEAR

Tomas Haupt -
Between January and March, the number of overnight stays in Swiss hotels increased by 0.8 percent to 8.89 million, despite the lowest inflow from Germany in more than a decade. The industry grew mainl...

TOURISM SECTOR IN PORTUGAL SLOWS DOWN IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR

Larry Brain -
In the first half of the year, the number of guests and overnight stays in Portugal kept increasing, but there has been a deceleration, compared to the growth rate of the same period of last year. Th...