Continued growth in European tourism demand – More guests generate more hotel jobs
Brussels, Belgium – 20 November 2016
International tourist arrivals to Europe grew by 3% in the first half of the year compared to the same period last year. European tourism continues its positive trend and shows exceptional resilience to geopolitical and safety and security challenges.
According to the European Travel Commission’s latest report, “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects”, the majority of destinations featured an outstanding performance in visitor numbers over the summer period. Fastest growth was recorded by Iceland (+34%), driven by both short and long-haul markets, followed by Slovakia and Cyprus (both +19%), the latter benefiting … Read More