Comparing to last year, the total tourist flow to Greece increased by 18% in 2013, at the same time the profit of the travel sector grew by 20%.
Brussels, 27 February 2014. European destinations grew by a robust 5% in 2013, which is well above the most optimistic projections. According to the latest ETC report “European Tourism in 2013 – Trends & Prospects“, confidence is growing in the sector, as some of the factors underlying growth will persist into the next year. The ETC [...]
Number of Americans Who Own Smartphones Surpasses 150 Million
Tourism economy set to grow 3.8% per annum – faster than manufacturing, construction and retail • Currently worth £127bn and growing to £257bn by 2025 – 10% of UK GDP • Supporting 3 million jobs throughout the UK in 2013 (9.6% of UK employment) • Accounted for one third of net increase in UK jobs [...]
European Buyers Optimistic with 54% predicting an increase in Conference and Events Business over the next 12 months 93% of European Suppliers predict volume of events will increase or stay the same over the next 12 months New Technologies and use of Social Media becoming even more prominent in Meetings and Events
10% more international holiday visitors go to the theatre than live sport events Theatre tourists splash £2.7 billion when in Britain VisitBritain research has revealed that more overseas visitors go to the theatre, musicals, the opera or ballet (2.8 million) than to a live sporting event (1.3 million) when visiting in Britain.1 These 2.8 million visits include [...]
The Government’s seemingly limitless appetite for increasing Air Passenger Duty (APD) is continuing to impact the holiday industry, reveals the World Travel Market 2013 Industry Report released today (Monday 4 November).
Nearly a third plan to expand their mobile offering Half of UK hospitality businesses are now devoting marketing spend to mobile and social media channels as online marketing continues to capture share from offline spend, according to the findings of the TripAdvisor® TripBarometer Mobile and Social trends released today. Less than one in ten UK hospitality [...]
Somerset House has reported a significant increase in bookings by PR agencies, noting an overall growth in event business of 32%.
24th October 2013 JacTravel, the UK-based B2B wholesaler best known for its extensive range of hotels online and inbound travel services,
81% of hoteliers discount more than five years ago
Expedia and Egencia Unveil the Future of Travel Report
TagungsBarometer Köln 2012 study: Five per cent increase in the number of events; medical and pharmaceutical industry organizes the greatest number of events in Cologne
COLOGNE. According to the results of the latest TagungsBarometer Köln study, a total of 45,069 events were held in Cologne in 2012, attracting 3.38 million participants.
4 September 2013 Another generally positive performance by association meetings in 2013 has created the foundations for significantly stronger future growth,
IBTM Global Meetings Industry Research: Asia takes 23.7% of the world’s total international meetings
The results of the fifth IBTM Global Meetings Industry Research China and Asia have been launched at CIBTM 2013 (www.cibtm.com) and the research is promising, indicating that Asian economies continue to show higher growth figures than elsewhere in the world.
International tourist arrivals grew by 5% during the first half of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012, reaching almost 500 million, according to data just released by UNWTO.
ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse the holiday preferences abroad of Germans and Britons – Germany is Europe’s most important source market for young travellers – the UK’s over-fifties are particularly keen to travel
Bangkok, 21 August 2013 – International visitor arrivals into Asia Pacific destinations have expanded at better than eight per cent over the first part of the year according to preliminary estimates released by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today.
A year after Britain hosted some of the largest events in the world, inbound tourism continues to prove it is one of the UK’s key export growth markets,
In the first six months of 2013, passenger numbers of the Association of European Airlines’ (AEA) members increased by 2.9 million, a growth of 1.7% compared to the results of last year.
Hotel searches to popular overseas summer resorts have decreased following high temperatures in the UK, according to new data from hotel comparison website www.trivago.co.uk.
On average, a tourist visiting Ukraine in 2012 spent little over USD 200. This is the absolute lowest among the 20 most popular tourist destinations, according to the UN World Tourism Organization.
Concur Analysis of $50 Billion in Business Expenses Reveals SMB Travelers are More Active on the Road, Resulting in Higher Spend than Enterprise Counterparts Access to Spending Insights, Negotiating Power and Mobile Tools Key to Managing Expenses for Businesses of All Sizes Bellevue, Wash. – Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), the leading provider of integrated travel and expense [...]
ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse last-minute and early booking habits on the international market
Brussels, 24 July 2013 Data for the pre-Summer period points to a tempered growth for European tourism. The vast majority of destinations reporting figures through March-June post positive growth, according to the just released report on ‘European Tourism in 2013 –
Far from being a ‘man’s’ best friend, it is women who go barking mad for their dogs on holiday.
Evolve Events, the award winning full service event planning company, has reported an increase in retail business being placed at Kent House Knightsbridge.
If you think that ‘Standard’ and ‘Dorms Only’ are the most common words associated with contemporary Hostels, you may want to think again!
· Average number of events increases · Incentive Travel on the rise
With 362 million delegates, the meetings industry is becoming increasingly important to the German economy
Frankfurt am Main, 21st May 2013. Outstanding business results and cautious optimism for the future. These are the main themes emerging from the Meeting & EventBarometer 2013,
The European Travel Commission (ETC) announced that the first quarterly report on European Tourism in 2013 – Trends & Prospects has just been published.