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European Travel Commission (ETC)

About European Travel Commission (ETC):

The European Travel Commission represents the national tourism organisations of Europe. Established in 1948, ETC’s mission is to strengthen the sustainable development of Europe as a tourist destination and to promote Europe in third markets. Our 32-member tourism boards work together to build the value of tourism for all the diverse European destinations through co-operation in sharing best practice, market intelligence and promotion.

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European Tourism regains lost ground despite persistent headwinds

European tourism demand entered 2023 on a strong footing despite ongoing challenges, with international tourist arrivals 18% below 2019 levels. This is according to the latest edition of the ‘European Tourism...

European travellers opt for early summer trips to beat crowds and rising travel costs

About 72% of Europeans intend to travel between April and September this year. Leisure remains the primary reason for travel (69%), though the drop of 7% over 2022 suggests a...
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Europe’s tourism rebound predicted to continue into 2023

The outlook for travel to Europe is promising despite global pressures such as high inflation, the war in Ukraine and consequent energy crisis, and the looming economic recession. The latest...

Amid financial stress, Europeans determined to keep their travel spend

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has today released its latest report on Monitoring Sentiment for Domestic and Intra-European Travel, providing insights into European travel plans in spring – summer 2023.