Tag: first half of 2017


Germany sees growth in inbound tourism in the first half of 2017

In the first half of 2017, incoming tourism in Germany grew strongly. The Federal Statistical Office, to the end of June, registered 36.7 million international overnight stays, 1.2 million more than in the same period of the previous year, a growth of 3%. Global tourism is forecast to develop positively this year, with the world […]

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Spain Tourism witnesses record-breaking first half of 2017

In the first half of 2017, Spain witnessed a massive rise in tourism with the country welcoming almost 36.3 million tourists, an 11.6% increase from 2016, according to the survey of the Tourist Movement on Borders (Frontur) released by the National Statistics Institute. The numbers are in line with the ‘Trips and Tourism Competitiveness Index […]

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Dubai receives over 8 million overnight visitors in the first half of 2017

During the first six months of 2017, Dubai welcomed a record total of 8.06 million international overnight tourists, a 10.6% increase over the same period last year. The figures, released by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, showed the foundational strength and sustained acceleration of the emirate’s tourism sector. The year-on-year performances revealed […]

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Hawaii visitor spending rose by 8.7% in the first half of 2017

As per preliminary statistics released by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), in the first half of 2017, visitor spent a total of $8.4 billion in the Hawaiian Islands, an increase of 8.7% compared to the first half of 2016. Total visitor arrivals also rose by 4.3% to 4,604,976 compared to a year ago, boosted by […]

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