Home / Europe / Europeans to continue travelling in 2016

Europeans to continue travelling in 2016

Following a rise of 3 percent in 2014, this year, the number of outbound trips made by Europeans is increased by about 4.5 percent over the first eight months, according to preliminary World Travel Monitor® results from IPK International. Europeans will keep travelling abroad in 2016 but could favour safer destinations amid continuing conflicts and attacks around the world, according to tourism experts.

However, it is too early to assess the potential impact of the current refugee crisis on outbound travel next year. Demand for different destinations fluctuated strongly this year, with some countries in southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East suffering in particular.

Dr Martin Buck, Messe Berlin’s Senior Vice President, said: “Many destinations have faced problems this year, keeping travelers away, sometime in droves. European tourists are choosing safer destinations, and in some cases they are even shifting from international trips to holidays within their country.”

One result was stronger demand for destinations within Europe. For example, the number of international arrivals in Europe grew by 5 percent between January and August this year compared to an overall 2.4 percent rise in 2014 and ahead of the expected 3-4 percent growth for this year, according to UNWTO figures. Indeed, about 85 percent of international trips made by Europeans are to destinations within Europe, according to World Travel Monitor® figures.

Looking ahead to next year, IPK currently predicts a 2.8 percent rise in European outbound travel, based on IPK’s European Travel Confidence Index which measures travel intentions for the next year. According to the index, 70% of Europeans are looking ahead positively and want to travel at least as much in 2016 as this year. Confidence is highest in the UK and Spain (both +6 percent), Poland (+4 percent) and Germany (+3 percent), indicating good growth ahead for those source markets next year. In contrast, French consumers are only slightly more optimistic about their travel intentions for 2016, while confidence is lower in Russia and Italy (both -2 percent).

Tourism experts discussed intensively at the Pisa forum whether the current flood of refugees would impact on European travel demand, and what it might mean for European destinations. “The refugee crisis hasn’t yet started to influence travel behaviour and we will still have to wait and see,” said Rolf Freitag, IPK International president. However, one example could serve as a warning for the travel industry. “Munich’s world-famous Oktoberfest had 400,000 fewer visitors this year and tourism receipts were about 60 million Euros lower because the event coincided with the peak of refugee arrivals in the city,” he pointed out. According to Munich city council, the total number of visitors dropped to 5.9 million this year from 6.3 million in 2014.

At the annual World Travel Monitor® Forum in Pisa, initiated at the invitation of consultancy IPK International and supported by ITB Berlin, more than 50 tourism experts and academics from around the world presented the latest figures and current trends in international tourism. Additional results of IPK International’s trend surveys from January to August 2015 together with the estimates of 50 tourism experts from more than 20 countries and the key data from the World Travel Monitor® are published exclusively by ITB Berlin. The detailed results will appear at the beginning of December in the ITB World Travel Trends Report under www.itb-berlin.de.

The World Travel Monitor® final results for the year, including the latest outlook for 2016, will be presented at the ITB Convention by Rolf Freitag, President of IPK International. The World Travel Monitor® is based on representative interviews with more than 500,000 people a year in more than 60 travel markets worldwide, and has been regularly conducted for more than 20 years. It is recognised as the largest continuous study into global travel patterns.

Related Post


  1. Pingback: Homepage

  2. Pingback: john crestani

  3. Pingback: body building information

  4. Pingback: cach vao m88

  5. Pingback: chimney

  6. Pingback: Denver Uber Driver

  7. Pingback: Your Friendly Bitcoin Marketplace

  8. Pingback: international moving companies ireland

  9. Pingback: College Counseling

  10. Pingback: ortrexyl sale

  11. Pingback: Wedding Photography Sligo

  12. Pingback: short steroid cycle

  13. Pingback: basement waterproofing

  14. Pingback: click site

  15. Pingback: apk downloads

  16. Pingback: VeFast USA

  17. Pingback: 100 layers of wax

  18. Pingback: olivier and mann inc

  19. Pingback: manufacturing america

  20. Pingback: chukysogiare.org chữ ký số giá rẻ nhất cho KH 4 năm chỉ có 1,1trđ

  21. Pingback: juegosfriv

  22. Pingback: play angry birds online

  23. Pingback: http

  24. Pingback: have a peek at these guys

  25. Pingback: runescape 2007 bots

  26. Pingback: jasa seo bali

  27. Pingback: Bitcoin Marketplace Bitimart

  28. Pingback: Skrota bilen

  29. Pingback: buy hcg

  30. Pingback: Serrurier Creteil

  31. Pingback: Skrota bilen Göteborg

  32. Pingback: trump

  33. Pingback: friv.run

  34. Pingback: anabolic running review

  35. Pingback: lig tv

  36. Pingback: home appraisal

  37. Pingback: professional photographer

  38. Pingback: dedham ma florist

  39. Pingback: same day flower delivery scottsdale az

  40. Pingback: okc florist

  41. Pingback: samurai tour

  42. Pingback: stdcheck coupons

  43. Pingback: funny pranks gone wrong

  44. Pingback: 5ivemile photography,fivemile photography,Photographers in Birmingham alabama, Photographers in Birmingham al, best photographers in birmingham al,Photographers Birmingham Alabama,Birmingham Alabama photographers, family photographers in birmingham al,Bir

  45. Pingback: 联合分析

  46. Pingback: hannover christmas market

  47. Pingback: hcg diet plain

  48. Pingback: online radio

  49. Pingback: mt57387tcyn43mtyd7td

  50. Pingback: Ambika Ahuja Jaipur Escorts




  54. Pingback: Dhruvi Jaipur Escorts


  56. Pingback: Heena Khan Bangalore Escorts

  57. Pingback: Jiya Malik High Profile Jaipur Escorts Model




  61. Pingback: Selly Arora Independent Bangalore Escorts

  62. Pingback: Enjoy With Jaipur Escorts Tanisha Walia


  64. Pingback: Bristy Roy Independent Bangalore Escorts


  66. Pingback: Bangalore Escorts Sneha Despandey


  68. Pingback: XXX PORN Radhika Apte Model Escort in Bangalore

  69. Pingback: Eva J Law Goa Escorts

  70. Pingback: Fiza Khan Kolkata Escorts Services

  71. Pingback: malydomeczek

  72. Pingback: Freemason

  73. Pingback: Dean Stark apparatus

  74. Pingback: Creation

  75. Pingback: company

  76. Pingback: دانلود آهنگ خارجی

  77. Pingback: buy iPhone wholesale

  78. Pingback: emotional support animal letter

  79. Pingback: udemy course download free

  80. Pingback: Ruby Sen Kolkata Independent Escorts

  81. Pingback: Diana Diaz Goa Independent Escorts Services

  82. Pingback: Diksha Arya Independent Escorts Services in Kolkata

  83. Pingback: Bestecktaschen Modell Pochetto

  84. Pingback: Devika Kakkar Goa Escorts Services

  85. Pingback: Rebecca Desuza Goa Independent Escorts Services

  86. Pingback: Yamini Mittal Independent Escorts Services in Goa

  87. Pingback: Simmi Mittal Kolkata Escorts Services

  88. Pingback: Kolkata Escorts Services Ragini Mehta

  89. Pingback: Navya Sharma Independent Kolkata Escorts Services

  90. Pingback: m88 mobile

  91. Pingback: Kona coffee brands

  92. Pingback: Elisha Roy Goa Independent Escorts Services

  93. Pingback: Alisha Oberoi Independent Escorts in Kolkata

  94. Pingback: 100% pure kona coffee

  95. Pingback: Divya Arora Goa Independent Escorts Services

  96. Pingback: Simran Batra Independent Escorts in Kolkata

  97. Pingback: Ashna Ahuja Escorts Services in Kolkata

  98. Pingback: buy lion coffee

  99. Pingback: buy lion coffee

  100. Pingback: Sofia Desai Escorts Services in Goa

  101. Pingback: Goa Escorts Services Drishti Goyal

  102. Pingback: lion 100% kona coffee

  103. Pingback: Mayra Khan Escorts Services in Kolkata

  104. Pingback: buy hualalai coffee

  105. Pingback: buy hualalai coffee

  106. Pingback: hualalai estate coffee

  107. Pingback: pure gourmet coffee store

  108. Pingback: سرور مجازی

  109. Pingback: CTA چیست

  110. Pingback: دوربین مدار بسته

  111. Pingback: اسکوتر شارژی

  112. Pingback: IPTV panel

  113. Pingback: حل مشکل ارور 1009 بدون vpn

  114. Pingback: خرید فیلترشکن

  115. Pingback: راندن اسکوتر خود بالانس

  116. Pingback: خرید اپل آیدی

  117. Pingback: بهترین مه پاش ایتالیایی

  118. Pingback: CNC Tapping Center

  119. Pingback: Compression spring

  120. Pingback: Roof Racks

  121. Pingback: گوگل ادسنس

  122. Pingback: گوشواره مروارید

  123. Pingback: خرید اکانت کریو

  124. Pingback: بازاریابی موتورهای جستجو

  125. Pingback: دوربین مدار بسته

  126. Pingback: تبلیغ در گوگل

  127. Pingback: پروکسی تلگرام

  128. Pingback: دانلود فیلتر شکن قوی

  129. Pingback: طلای کودکانه

  130. Pingback: Mansion88 Thailand

  131. Pingback: Safety Training

  132. Pingback: best bean

  133. Pingback: 100% kona coffee hawaii

  134. Pingback: خرید کریو

  135. Pingback: Sruthi Pathak Escorts in Bangalore

  136. Pingback: Ambika Ahuja Jaipur Escorts Services

  137. Pingback: my happy games

  138. Pingback: how to pick out a stroller

  139. Pingback: کار با اسکوتر

  140. Pingback: learn the fundamentals of detoxing

  141. Pingback: Bestecktaschen Modell Naptidi

  142. Pingback: کولر صنعتی جنوب

  143. Pingback: خرید اکانت vpn

  144. Pingback: طلا و جواهر

  145. Pingback: گوشواره بخیه ای

  146. Pingback: Samsung garantijas centrs

  147. Pingback: Sidewalk install

  148. Pingback: Rockstarlyrics

  149. Pingback: gourmet coffee store

  150. Pingback: gourmet kona coffee store

  151. Pingback: kona gourmet coffee brands

  152. Pingback: gourmet coffee store

  153. Pingback: گردنبند دوتایی

  154. Pingback: مه ساز

  155. Pingback: latestvideo sirius67

  156. Pingback: brindes personalizados

  157. Pingback: comment142

  158. Pingback: comment237

  159. Pingback: comment281

  160. Pingback: comment821

  161. Pingback: comment83

  162. Pingback: comment61

  163. Pingback: comment921

  164. Pingback: comment313

  165. Pingback: comment44

  166. Pingback: comment238

  167. Pingback: comment591

  168. Pingback: comment927

  169. Pingback: comment105

  170. Pingback: comment228

  171. Pingback: comment893

  172. Pingback: comment621

  173. Pingback: comment279

  174. Pingback: comment575

  175. Pingback: comment473

  176. Pingback: comment504

  177. Pingback: comment18

  178. Pingback: comment375

  179. Pingback: comment919

  180. Pingback: comment134

  181. Pingback: comment407

  182. Pingback: comment141

  183. Pingback: comment409

  184. Pingback: comment378

  185. Pingback: comment657

  186. Pingback: comment179

  187. Pingback: comment263

  188. Pingback: comment444

  189. Pingback: comment419

  190. Pingback: comment535

  191. Pingback: comment479

  192. Pingback: comment997

  193. Pingback: comment91

  194. Pingback: comment515

  195. Pingback: comment662

  196. Pingback: comment365

  197. Pingback: comment599

  198. Pingback: comment64

  199. Pingback: انگشتر گنجشک

  200. Pingback: دوربین مدار بسته

  201. Pingback: ارتقای سئو توسط تبلیغات در گوگل

  202. Pingback: خرید لارجر باکس

  203. Pingback: نازل مه پاش فوگری ایتالیایی

  204. Pingback: دوربین مدار بسته

  205. Pingback: دوربین مداربسته

  206. Pingback: گوشواره دایره

  207. Pingback: هپاش

  208. Pingback: دوربین مدار بسته

  209. Pingback: Tech Tips For Business

  210. Pingback: دوربین مدار بسته

  211. Pingback: هپاش

  212. Pingback: خرید vpn

  213. Pingback: Buy Instagram Followers

  214. Pingback: کولر صنعتی

  215. Pingback: خرید vpn

  216. Pingback: topfuck123gals.mobi

  217. Pingback: Sruthi Pathak Bangalore Female Escorts

  218. Pingback: Fitness tips

  219. Pingback: เว็บพนันบอลไทย

  220. Pingback: Audi

  221. Pingback: new siriustube197 abdu23na5188 abdu23na91

  222. Pingback: embroidery design

  223. Pingback: Miami plumbing services

  224. Pingback: new siriustube206 abdu23na445 abdu23na27

  225. Pingback: Mizuno judo uniforms

  226. Pingback: nowbet thai

  227. Pingback: Little Thai Suppen von little Lunch

  228. Pingback: دوربین مدار بسته

  229. Pingback: خرید vpn

  230. Pingback: Fistula treatment without surgery

  231. Pingback: dencohilma1978.wikidot.com more info

  232. Pingback: jigdf43g680 afeu23na2268 abdu23na82

  233. Pingback: tubela.net736 afeu23na4824 abdu23na27

  234. Pingback: hd videos tubepla.net313 afeu23na4581 abdu23na51

  235. Pingback: コンタクトレンズ 激安

  236. Pingback: 766kfizU6fj

  237. Pingback: hdmobilesex.me

  238. Pingback: Condos Locatifs Montréal

  239. Pingback: everlast

  240. Pingback: 2000W Power Inverter

  241. Pingback: Sruthi Pathak Bangalore Escorts Services

  242. Pingback: 1000W car inverter

  243. Pingback: Car Power Inverter 400W

  244. Pingback: 5000 times panel mount XLR connector

  245. Pingback: AWMA Tang so do

  246. Pingback: Trully Independent Bangalore Escorts Services

  247. Pingback: schatfreese.mobi on this page

  248. Pingback: Name Change in Texas

  249. Pingback: click to see more

  250. Pingback: pronvipse.mobi visit the source

  251. Pingback: schatshadowengine.mobi provided link

  252. Pingback: خرید vpn

  253. Pingback: adultshadowengine.mobi page

  254. Pingback: schattopengine.mobi based on these data

  255. Pingback: pronshadowengine.mobi more info ti6

  256. Pingback: read more

  257. Pingback: schatshadowrank.mobi

  258. Pingback: d&d online gameplay 2017

  259. Pingback: خرید وی پی ان

  260. Pingback: herbal remedies and resins

  261. Pingback: ผ้าเมตร ราคาถูก

  262. Pingback: online streaming

  263. Pingback: خرید فیلترشکن

  264. Pingback: verpackung

  265. Pingback: radio code

  266. Pingback: online chat

  267. Pingback: which of the following statements is not true

  268. Pingback: Chippewa Flowage

  269. Pingback: Ikon London Magazine

  270. Pingback: mtproto تلگرام

  271. Pingback: دانلود hotspot shield برای ویندوز کرک شده

  272. Pingback: ct54wtmtnwyxnctwvtn8ocntv54ctv

  273. Pingback: fastfucksite.mobi

  274. Pingback: fastfuckse.mobi

  275. Pingback: topdatingse.mobi link bOFQ

  276. Pingback: click to go

  277. Pingback: fastfuckportal.mobi

  278. Pingback: follow this address

  279. Pingback: i'll provide a link

  280. Pingback: topsexportal.mobi here

  281. Pingback: topfucksearch.mobi please click for source e2eQ

  282. Pingback: speedsexsite.mobi article source

  283. Pingback: container house ebay

  284. Pingback: chlamydia symptoms in women

  285. Pingback: Better than bitcoin

  286. Pingback: better than all cryptos

  287. Pingback: Netzcoin ICO

  288. Pingback: خرید وی پی ان

  289. Pingback: خرید وی پی ان

  290. Pingback: خرید vpn پر سرعت

  291. Pingback: خرید vpn

  292. Pingback: سرویس vpn

  293. Pingback: خرید vpn پرسرعت برای کامپیوتر

  294. Pingback: trailer transport

  295. Pingback: خرید وی پی ان پر سرعت

  296. Pingback: play games online

  297. Pingback: سرویس وی پی ان

  298. Pingback: Iphone bateriju maiņa

  299. Pingback: hat shops

  300. Pingback: oklandviphomesecurity.us

  301. Pingback: more information

  302. Pingback: oklandbestsecuritysystems.us based on these data DaBpQn

  303. Pingback: Money back guarantee

  304. Pingback: oklandvipsecuritysystems.us learn more here u02xwe

  305. Pingback: oklandtophomeguard.info i provide a link 8pyFGo

  306. Pingback: oklandviphomeguard.info

  307. Pingback: oklandbesthomesecurity.info this web page 0FBX

  308. Pingback: oklandbestsecuritysystems.info