Germany shows muscle 10 keys to itb berlin

The ITB tourism fair will open its doors week coming in Berlin. tourism enterprises and destinations throughout Spain will come en masse to some intense days of work that will take the temperature to the German market issuer. Remember that a total of 10,42 million German tourists travelled to our country last year, one 5.7% increase.

EL PARO, at least since 1991
the number of unemployed in Germany has experienced in February, a decline of 20,000 from the previous month, when it had already decreased by 10,000. This reduces the total number of people unemployed to 2,812 million, the lowest since December 1991, according to the Federal Employment Office.

In this way, the rate of unemployment remains stable for the third straight month at 6.5%, your minimum since reunification of the country.

“The labour market has been relatively little influenced by the ups and downs of the economy and continues to develop positively,” said Germany’s employment office. “The employment trend is clearly upward trend”, added the institution.

The German economy gains momentum
in the whole of the year 2014, the German economy grew by 1.6%, against the slight advance of 0.2% recorded in 2013. Is expected that Germany’s GDP will grow 1.1 percent this year.

“The German economy gained momentum again at the end of 2014,” reiterates the Statistical Office, explaining that the growth of the German economy between October and December 2014 was due to the domestic demand, which was driven by household consumption.

where travellers the tourists GERMANS?
as explained by Turespaña, “analysis of the holiday destinations of trips that made the Germans throughout the year allows you to group them into three broad categories with a relative on the very similar total weight: travel within Germany, trips to the Mediterranean coasts and travel to the rest of the world”.

Main stations regions
by the order reflected, the main emitting regions of tourism abroad according to Destatis data are as follows: Hesse (Frankfurt), Bavaria (Munich) and North Rhine Westphalia(Duseldorf, Bonn/Colonia, Dortmund).

“On the set of the new Länder highlights Berlin, the city with the highest density of Germany, with more than nine million passengers,” according to aims Turespaña.

Spain, destiny leader and growing
Spain market in 2014 share was 14.8%, according to the Office statistics of the Federal Government, in accordance with the number of air travel abroad that the Germans made.

This is an increase of three-tenths to 14.5% from the previous year. Destatis also said that trips to Spain grew in that year a 6.4% compared to 2013, Turespaña explains in his latest Executive Factsheet on Germany.

The holidays are still being sacred
, the report of travel 2014 (Reise Analyse, 2014) of the German Institute for tourist research für “German consumer keeps the holiday/travel as a priority of consumption with little dependence on the economic situation, especially if it’s the main tour of the year”, adds Turespaña.

Tourists, expenditure and overnight stays
Germany along with United Kingdom and France is a strategic market for Spain. occupies the third place in arrivals of foreign tourists to Spain with a share of 16%; third place in total spending with a share of 15.9%; and the second position in overnight hotel stays with a 24.5% share.

Do want to?
tourist products more consumed by the Germans in Spain according to the survey TravelScope 2.0, were as follows:

  • Sun and Beach (61%)
  • tourism urban (6%)
  • routes/paths (5%)
  • active and sport tourism (5%)
  • other products (23%)

What do?
according to the same survey, the three activities that most made (regardless of the tourist product purchased) were:

  • visits to places of interest historic or cultural (67%)
  • trips to nature (65%)
  • gastronomy (59%)

Destinations competitors
as a aims Turespaña”the return of Egypt to travel market is beginning to notice even though it is still early to assess the impact that may have”. And on the other hand, the German tour operators are optimistic about Greece. But beware of Turkey, an increasingly popular destination for German tourists.


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