Discussions of Tourism
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) predicted that international tourism will continue its 4 percent growth rate and up to 2020, Europe will remain the most attractive tourism areas of the world. However, the share of the continent will reduce from 60 percent in 1995 to 45 percent in 2020. This is while frequency of remote travels will be more than domestic ones as it increases from 18 percent in 1995 to 24 percent in 2020. Read more
Distinctive Types of Tourism
During past few decades, other types of tourism have attained increasing popularity. For instance, one could point to the following types:
“Adventure Tourism” in which rugged areas are visited or adventure sports such as mountain climbing or walking are done.
“Agritourism” in which travelling is done based on agricultural industry so as to support local agricultural economy of the region. Read more
Developments of Tourism
During past few decades, tourism has significantly developed, especially in Europe. International travels for short holidays have turned out to be highly popular. The tourists have higher income and longer leisure time. In addition, they enjoy higher level of education and more diverse tastes. Therefore, they are seeking higher quality more than ever and the market of collective tourism for using beach sunlight and sand are highly distinguished. People are distinctively inclined toward such attractions. For instance, Club 18-30 has quieter and more luxurious hotels which are attractive to more people. Read more
Global changes affect us all. More travelers are aware of the impact their experiences have on the planet and as a result, more are opting for sustainable measures in their travel.
Global campaigns have been set in place to promote more sustainable forms of travel and industry professionals should expect a shift in the mindset of travelers everywhere. They will be more interested in the environmental, economic and social impact they’re making at the destination they visit and are likely to support companies that embody these values.