The devastating forest and bushfires in southern Europe are wreaking enormous economic damage. What does this mean for locals, and the tourism most of them depend on?
The social media platform's influencers and hashtags have changed vacation destinations — and not always for the best.
8 Dec 2022
Tourism in Turkey made a comeback in 2022. The low value of the Turkish lira has attracted tourists, yet citizens are struggling due to inflation.
12 Oct 2022
The COVID pandemic catalyzed a major digitization drive in Germany's tourism industry. But while significant progress has been made, staff-shortages pose a major challenge.
18 Sep 2022
With rising gas an electricity prices in Germany, changes are in store for hotels, restaurants, spas and museums this fall and winter. Here's what vacationers can expect.
25 Jun 2022
Has the pandemic changed what tourists are looking for? In this edition we dive into the new trends and the impact of rising inflation, as well as how staff shortages could hamper the liftoff of the aviation sector. Plus we head to a theme park near Paris where attendance figures are booming after a rollercoaster two years.
7 May 2021
The global travel and tourism sector lost $4.5 trillion and 62 million jobs in 2020. Some countries are beginning to reopen their borders to vaccinated foreign tourists and hoping for a strong summer season. Virginia Messina, Managing Director of the World Travel and Tourism Council, believes vaccines will help the industry recover but are not the only solution. "Everyone should be able to travel," she told FRANCE 24, but consumer confidence has been undermined by a lack of consistency in international regulations.
24 May 2020
Africa's tourism industry has been hard hit by coronavirus lockdowns. Overnight, hotel bookings were canceled, safaris postponed and cultural tours abandoned. DW meets operators struggling to stay afloat.