FOREIGN TOURISTS IN COLOGNE DECREASED IN NUMBERS

Bill Alen -
While Germany reports new records in terms of tourism, the number of tourists in Cologne declined sharply at the turn of the year. The main reason were the New Year’s Eve gang assaults on women that s...

HOW INSTAGRAM HAS SHAPED THE TOURISM BUSINESS

Pat Hyland -
Did you know that 48% of Instagram users use this social network to discover and choose the destinations they will visit during their trips? The figure has been growing over the years, making it an es...

UZBEKISTAN TO DEVELOP TOURISM SECTOR AFTER YEARS OF STAGNATION

Daniel A. Tanner -
After the death of former leader Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan is looking to open its doors to the world. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of Uzbekistan, signed a decree on August 16. A decree “On Priority M...

GERMAN TOURISM REACHING NEW RECORD

Samuel Dorsi -
The Baltic Sea, Allgäu, Lake Constance – German destinations are more popular than ever. Last year a new peak of 447.3 million overnight stays in terms of domestic and foreign guests was reported. The...

SPANISH TOURISM SLOWDOWN LIKELY TO CONTINUE IN 2019

Tomas Haupt -
In 2018, tourism GDP grew below the Spanish economy. The number of travelers reached 82.6 million which is 0.9% more than last year, when the country achieved a historical record of 81.9 million arriv...