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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.

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.

Medical Tourism Gains Ground, Says IPK Survey

Nearly 70 percent of all international health and medical outbound trips in 2016 were made for health-oriented reasons, according to a survey by IPK International.

IPK‘s World Travel Monitor: Global Travel Trends 2016/2017 at ITB Berlin 2017

Global outbound trips are expected to increase by robust 4 percent in 2017, according to the "IPK‘s World Travel Monitor: Global Travel Trends 2016/2017" survey revealed at ITB Berlin on Wednesday.

World Travel Monitor: Sharing Accommodation Still Niche Player in Europe

Sharing accommodation is still a niche player in Europe, accounting for only three percent of the hospitality market share, according to the World Travel Monitor.

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.

Report: China’s Desire to Travel Abroad Remains Unbroken

China registered by far the highest growth in outbound travel in 2015, consolidating its position as one of the world’s most important source markets for international travel, according to a special analysis by the World Travel Monitor, conducted by IPK International.

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.

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.

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.
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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.

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...