World Travel Market Africa (WTM Africa) is an annual travel and tourism event that takes place in Cape Town, South Africa. It is one of the leading travel trade shows in Africa, attracting exhibitors and visitors from around the world.
Travel is in full throttle mode and key trends are emerging as consumers get back on the road. From sustainable to net zero, wellness to adventure, there is something unique and personalised for everyone. Ultimately travel is reshaping and adapting to the next normal where inflation bites and decarbonising is critical for industry survival.
Change is all over the global travel community. Thus, change is THE buzzword at ITB Berlin 2023.
Using Euromonitor International’s Voice of the Consumer: Travel Survey, we dig deep into traveller segmentation to understand key motivations and preferences across gender, race and income.
China is a critical market for global travel. In 2019, outbound Chinese travellers spent more than USD133 billion, the second highest amount globally. A major obstacle to the global travel industry’s recovery from the pandemic has finally been removed. On 8 January 2023, China eliminated most travel restrictions following the end of its ‘zero-COVID’ policy. Read on to find out more.
ETOA is a member–driven community of over 1,100 organisations, from global brands to independent small businesses, DMOs, industry partners and technical specialists.
In its autumn budget the UK government announced that it would be re-instating VAT reclaim shopping for inbound tourists (AKA duty free), marking a U-turn as this was abolished in 2021 when the market was worth GBP3 billion, annually. Here we discuss the potential for VAT re-claim once re-instated, the wider role of shopping as a driver of tourism to the UK and how other industries may benefit, such as luxury.
Euromonitor International’s Top 100 City Destinations Index 2022 uncovers the top city performers for economic and business activity, with thriving tourism infrastructure and performance that show great potential for investment and operation amid increased digitalisation, technological advancement and sustainability developments.
Caroline Bremner speaks with us ahead of her appearance at the World Travel Market, where she will be publishing her latest travel innovation report. Learn all about the latest trends in Ecotourism and what brands can do to stay relevant in an industry where sustainability is increasingly vital.