Tourism: Cruise tourists book more often with travel agencies and spend more money

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IPK International and ITB Berlin examine cruise tourism trends – Europe accounts for around one-third of the market – above-average bookings with travel agencies. In recent years cruises have become a boom segment of the travel industry. In 2015, around 22 million cruises were undertaken worldwide, so that compared to the previous year the cruise market grew by around three […]

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International tourism rise 4% in 2015 grew more than global merchandise Trade

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International tourism receipts in destinations around the world grew by 3.6% in 2015, in line with the 4.4% increase in international arrivals. For the fourth consecutive year, international tourism grew faster than world merchandise trade, raising tourism’s share in world’s exports to 7% in 2015. The total export value from international tourism amounted to US$ 1.4 trillion. Income generated by […]

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