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Inbound travel to Europe is expected to have grown by a solid 4% in 2012, following a year of strong growth (+7% in 2011), and despite the persistence of a negative economic climate in the Eurozone. The European Travel Commission just released their last report on European Tourism 2012 and reports that Iceland had the far most increase in travelers in 2012.

European travel performance exceeds expectations in 2012

Iceland on top

Both emerging and established destinations contribute to this performance. Iceland (+20%), Lithuania (+12%) and Romania (+10%) top the ranking with exceptional double-digit growth, though moving from a low base. Some larger destinations, notably Germany (+8%), Spain (+5%) and Austria (+5%), also post healthy growth and consolidate the positive trend of recent years.

 

For more information check ot the ETC website:

http://www.etc-corporate.org/reports/tourism-trends

 

 

Last modified on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 15:34

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