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Report: Cruise Tourists Spend More Money

Cruise tourists book more often with travel agencies and spend more money, according to a special survey released recently by the World Travel Monitor.

Family Trips on the Rise, Spain Top Choice

Family travel is growing steadily with Spain topping the list of choice destinations, according to the World Travel Monitor survey conducted by IPK International and commissioned by ITB Berlin.

IPK International Survey: Tourism in Times of Terror

The terrorist attacks of recent months and political upheavals have had a major effect on travel behaviour, and the perceived level of threat is determining people’s holiday choices, according to a survey conducted by IPK International and released by ITB Berlin.

Ankara, Berlin Bombings Trouble Tourism Industry

A bomb explosion Tuesday morning in central Berlin, which killed a man in his car, and the Sunday night blast in Ankara leaving at least 37 dead and 125 wounded, has raised concerns in the tourism industry that violence may become a major hindrance to travel.

ITB 2016: How will Global and European Tourism Fare in 2016?

The tourism research institute IPK International presented the latest forecasts for the global and European tourism industry at the ITB Convention in Berlin.

ITB Says City Travel Still Popular Despite Paris Attacks

The world may be seeing an increase in the number of terror attacks in metropolitan areas, but this is not hindering travelers from including popular and populated cities in their itineraries, the ITB says.

World Travel Monitor® Forum 2015

The World Travel Monitor® Forum 2015 will be held on 27-28 October, in Pisa, Tuscany, organized by IPK International in cooperation with ITB Berlin.

Strong Growth for Luxury Travel, Report says

Luxury travel is booming: high-price trips are the strongest-growing market segment worldwide, according to ITB Berlin and IPK International. In 2014, the world population undertook 46 million international luxury trips.

Report: Russian Travel Market Remains Stable Despite Challenges

Russian trips abroad will increase next year by some four percent, according to the annual ITB World Travel Trends Report, conducted by IPK International and commissioned by travel trade show ITB Berlin.

Survey: Tourists On City Breaks Shop The Most

In addition to a city’s attractions and its flair, its shopping opportunities were found to be among the three most important reasons for a city break.

IPK International: Greece Revived In 2013

Greece, although still unsettled, revived in 2013 and now sparkles in the glow of a double-digit tourism increase, according to the Global Travel Trends Report 2013/14, released by IPK International during Berlin's recent ITB tourism fair.

ITB Berlin 2014 Shows Big Prospects For Greek Tourism

One thing was certain during this year's ITB international tourism exhibition in Berlin: Greece was making a comeback in the German market.
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The Travel Preferences Of Young And Old: Beach Holidays Or A City Break?

ITB Berlin and IPK International analyze the holiday preferences abroad of Germans and Britons – Germany is Europe’s most important source market for young travelers – the UK’s over-fifties are particularly keen to travel.

SETE Outlook Optimistic for Tourism in 2008

The Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises recently held its sixth conference entitled "The dynamics of changes in world tourism; how do they effect us? What is our reaction?"

European Travel Trends Released by IPK International

Again this year, IPK International released its Global Travel Trends study during Berlin's tourism fair International Travel Bourse. The study found that Europeans continue their strong preference for sun and sea holidays.

Greece Stand Prominent at World Travel Market

After last year's fiasco, the London office of the Hellenic Tourism Organization worked closely with the head office this year. In the end, the office and its staff did a superior job in organizing its Greek presentation at one of the world's biggest travel and tourism fairs,...

ITB Fair Expects Normal Participation

Organizers of the International Tourism Exchange ITB Berlin 2002, which takes place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds and in the ICC Berlin from 16 to 20 March, say applications for participation have remained constant. "At this point in time (early January) no countries have...
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