European tourism towards another positive year

European tourism towards another positive year
BRUSSELS – According to the European Travel Commission’s latest report “European Tourism 2015 – Trends & Prospects”, the majority of European destinations recorded positive results for the first months of 2015. Performance was driven by boosted travel from intra-regional markets supported by the tenderly improved economic outlook for the region. Price attractiveness of Eurozone destinations due to the weak Euro and low oil prices laid the foundation for increased arrivals from the U.S., Europe’s largest overseas source market. The coming months will show in how far the weakness in Russian outbound travel can be offset, which continues to fall with an average drop of around 30% in early 2015 compared to the levels in early 2014.

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