Germany welcomes record visitor numbers in 2014 as the Polish tourists has been able to overtake the Russians

The number of overnight stays from abroad to Germany increased to 58.8 million for the period from January to September 2014 according to latest figures from the Federal Statistical Office of Germany. Some 2.9 million extra nights,

Switzerland remains the most train-loving nation in the world

Despite a decrease in mileage on the previous year, Switzerland remains the most train-loving nation in the world – with the average resident travelling 2,274 kilometres in 2012. The figure was 2,310 kilometres in 2011. Switzerland was

Number of tourists who travel abroad increased 1 billion in 2012

In 2012 number of tourists who crossed international borders in a single year increased 1 billion, breaking a record. The figures are given in World Tourism Organisation annual survey unveiled yesterday. According to this United Nations agency,

German visitor figures continue to increase

David Bowie has once more extolled the attractions of Berlin from a personal perspective through his latest single ‘Where Are We Now’ – but Berlin is just one of the reasons why people travel to Germany and

Nearly every fourth citizen of Ukraine visited EU countries

Nearly every fourth citizen of Ukraine visited countries that are now EU members, the U.S. or Canada, according to nationwide opinion poll of the Democratic Initiatives Foundation in cooperation with the Razumkov Centre. 22.5% of respondents said

Tibet generated $2 billion in revenue from tourism in 2012

Revenues from tourism in Tibet increased by 30% to almost $2 billion in 2012. According to Xinhua news, referring to the Department of Tourism of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, last year Tibet welcomed more than

Turkey has received less from tourism of $1.2 billion because of the war in Syria

The number of foreign tourists to Turkey increased by 0.6 percent reaching 30.4 million people in the first 11 months of 2012 compared to the same period of the last year. According to the data released by