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‘Too’ Popular Destinations Off French Travelers’ Bucket Lists

French travelers are steering clear of overly popular destinations that are too crowded citing security concerns and inconvenience as factors, according to a study.

Global Survey Finds Residents Still Positive About Urban Tourism

Improving infrastructure and creating experiences are among the ways to keep tourism in check, according to a UNWTO/IPSOS survey.

UNWTO Poll Says Residents Must Be Part of Urban Tourism Planning

City tourism must go hand in hand with residents’ needs and lifestyles, according to the findings of a study conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS research firm.

EU Parliament Warns Unregulated Tourism May ‘Hurt’ Santorini

A European Parliament report on overtourism is warning that if tourism flows continue to increase on Santorini, the island will suffer dire consequences.

Jan-Aug Visitors to Greece Up by 19%, Dynamic to Continue into 2019

Greece saw its visitor numbers rise by 19 percent during January-August 2018, with the upward trend expected to continue into 2019.

ITB-IPK Study Shows Global Tourism Dynamic Going Strong into 2019

International tourism is expected to continue its upward trend into 2019, on the back of a 6 percent rise in global outbound trips in the first eight months of 2018.

Poll: Millennials Keen on Luxury Travel, Know Their Stuff

The largest age group traveling at the moment are the millennials, who are better educated, prefer city breaks and love luxury, according to ITB-IPK’s World Travel Monitor.

More Chinese Choosing Europe for Travel and Tourism

All the more China nationals are choosing to travel to Europe, with Asia and the Pacific playing a decisive role in the development of global tourism, according to a UNWTO report.

ITB Sees Sharp Rise in City Trips, Athens Set to Hit 5.5m Mark in 2018

City trips have grown nearly four times as much in the last decade than any other form of tourism, according to a recent analysis.

City Trips World’s Top Holiday Option, Says ITB Study

City trips are the leading holiday option worldwide and the US the most popular country destination in 2017, according to a world travel report released by ITB Berlin.

Too Many Tourists Causing Disruption, Europeans Getting Fed Up

Residents at cities across Europe are telling tourists to go home after the massive inflows of travelers are making life a burden at many destinations.