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March 14, 2022

The five fastest growing tourism destinations in Europe in 2021

By Carmen

Verdict predicts top five fastest growing tourist destinations in Europe in 2021 based on estimates from GlobalData’s traveller demands & flows database.

1. Spain-year-on-year growth (39.2%)

A year-on-year growth of 39.2% in international arrivals in 2021 is expected to make Spain the fastest growing destination in Europe, forecasts GlobalData. According to GlobalData’s traveller demands & flows database, France, Germany and the UK are expected to be the largest source markets for Spain in 2021.

2. France-year-on-year growth (55.3%)

According to GlobalData’s traveller demands & flows database, France will be the second fastest growing source market in Europe, recording a year-on-year growth of 55.3% in international arrivals. GlobalData predicts that Germany, the UK and Belgium will be the largest source markets for France in 2021.

3. Turkey-year-on-year growth (89%)

GlobalData forecasts that Turkey will see a year-on-year growth of 89% in international arrivals in 2021, making it the third fastest growing destination in Europe. According to GlobalData’s traveller demands & flows database, Russia, Germany and Ukraine are forecast to be the largest source markets in 2021.

4. Italy-year-on-year growth (-20.4%)

International arrivals to Italy are expected to grow by -20.4% year-on-year in 2021, making it the fourth fastest growing destination in Europe, according to GlobalData’s traveller demands & flows database. GlobalData, further, predicts that Germany, France and Austria will be the largest source markets for Italy in 2021.

5. Greece-year-on-year growth (87.8%)

GlobalData forecasts that Greece will be the fifth fastest growing destination in Europe with international arrivals projected to grow at 87.8% year-on-year in 2021. According to GlobalData’s travelertraveller demands & flows database, Germany, the UK and Bulgaria are forecast to be the largest source markets for Greece in 2021.

Methodology:

This analysis is drawn from GlobalData’s Traveller Demands & Flows Database, part of GlobalData’s Travel & Tourism Intelligence Centre.

Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.

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