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European tourism shows modest growth in 2016

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February 8, 2017

European tourism shows modest growth in 2016

Brussels – 8 February 2017 –
European tourism demand continues to grow and proves resilient to safety and security challenges and political turmoil. Overall growth, however, has slowed from the previous year (+5% in 2015) affected by those destinations required to rebuild market confidence following tragic events. The most visited region in the world welcomed 620 million international tourist arrivals in 2016, a 2% increase compared to the same period in 2015.

According to the European Travel Commission’s latest report, “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects”, the majority of destinations reported healthy growth in the last months of … Read More

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