Travel trends 2016
• Travel Trends 2016
Despite numerous crises, acts of terrorism and military conflicts, the global tourism industry continues to grow steadily and to grow. The World Tourism Organization and European Travel Commission agreed on the growth in 4, 5% in 2015 and expect a similar figure in 2016.
In March it was held in Berlin, one of the largest annual tourism fairs of the world - ITB Berlin. The following photos from the show and some travel trends in 2016.
Germany remains the world champion in attendance. Most tourists leave money in the United States.
Source: Source: World Travel Monitor® 2015, IPK International
The main trends in the global outbound tourism are the high growth of urban travel, a boom in the cruise sector and strong demand for long-haul trips. According to the World Travel Monitor® demand fell for holiday travel, slowed growth in the beach tourism and demand for package tours.
The result of the high growth urban travel has become a trend in the off-season. Tourists began to travel more in the period from January to April (for the period from 2007 to 2014: + 60%).
The average tourist spends a long trip from 2500 to 3000 dollars.
In a survey of IPK International: 42% of tourists in 2016 and plans to travel as well as in 2015; 30% would travel more; 20% will reduce the cost of the trip. Plans for the majority of tourists (55%) were not affected by the global crisis. Most simply changes direction and continues to travel. It is predicted that Asia and North America in 2016 will make a greater contribution to the global growth of the tourism industry.
European tourists more than in 2016 are planning to travel Spaniards, British, Poles and Germans. Reduce the cost of travel, Russians and Italians.
European tourist organizations can not yet clearly assess the impact of the problem of refugees in the EU on tourism. However, the Bavarian Oktoberfest which fell on the peak of the problem, in 2015, already visited by 400 thousand people less than in 2014.
Top 10 most visited cities in the world: Hong Kong, Paris, New York, London, Macau, Bangkok, Barcelona, Singapore, Istanbul, Munich.
Social media is gaining more and more influence in the tourism business. Every third tourist uses social media to prepare for travel.
If you look at social media in more detail, the Top 3 in the world are resources sites with reviews, Travel blogs and travel forums.
The following is a very brief look at the stands ITB 2016.
Turkey. Do not just stand and a pavilion.