Travel News March 2017

Travel Insurance in the UKcould be increasing soon

The news that car insurance in the UK is going up might soon be translated across to the travel insurance sector. A recent court ruling has seen car cover expected to rise by 30 percent.

TOURISM IN LUXEMBOURG: LEISURE AND BUSINESS SECTOR GROWING

Tourism in Luxemburg stabilized last year. Despite diverging rates of success depending on the sector and region, the tourism sector reported positive numbers for the year 2016, according to State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Francine Closener.
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MONTENEGRO: TOURISM REVENUE REACHES ALL-TIME HIGH

Tourism revenue in Montenegro increased to nearly 900 million euros in 2016, which was 100 million more than the year before.
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TOURISM IN PORTUGAL ANNOUNCED A 13% INCREASE

Tourism in Portugal finished the year 2016 by welcoming almost 11 million visitors, an increase of 13% as compared to the previous year, crossing the 10 million visitor threshold for the first time, according to the preliminary data published by Statistics Portugal.
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RUSSIA: OUTBOUND TRAVEL MARKET TO GO UP BY 30%

More than 3 million Russians are expected to travel to Turkey in 2017, according to experts. The outbound travel market is likely to grow again.
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BAVARIAN TOURISM SECTOR REPORTED NEW RECORDS

Foreign tourists have always come to Bavaria to explore its cities as well as health resorts. Last year, the Dutch were the most numerous group of visitors, but there was also an increase in the inflow from China and the Arabic world boosting substantially the Bavarian tourism sector.
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TOURISM IN SENEGAL IS ON THE RIGHT TRACK

Tourism in Senegal reported positive numbers. In 2016, local authorities recorded 1.6 million tourists as compared to the 984 000 visitors in 2015.