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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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Long-Haul travel sentiment to Europe improves despite high global inflation

 The desire for overseas travel in 2023 has increased significantly in large travel markets compared to a year ago. Over 60% of potential travellers in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, and the...

Over 30 European tourism bodies gather in Prague to discuss challenging winter ahead

Global economic uncertainty and the cost-of-living crisis are front of mind for tourism leaders in Europe this winter Leaders reflect on the impact of the Ukraine war on uneven tourism...

European tourism resilient in face of low consumer confidence

Europe is expected to recover close to 75% of 2019 travel volumes by the end of 2022 Challenging economic backdrop will lead to a difficult winter for the tourism sector...

Europeans embrace Intra-European travel in spite of growing cost-of-living concerns

40% of Europeans are worried about increasing travel costs in light of the ongoing cost-of-living crisis. Nonetheless, the appetite for travel among Europeans is growing with 70% planning a trip...