International news2019-08-22T12:05:20+00:00

International news

Greek tourism is hanging on

The past two years have been very difficult for the tourism sector and now that the war in Ukraine and the livelihood crisis are adding to the pressure, conditions are still far from ideal. But […]

Declining passenger satisfaction: good news?

Airport crowds are back, empty middle seats are once again occupied, and North American airlines are raising ticket prices in response to rising fuel costs and continued strong leisure travel demand – all at the […]

Failure and small consolation

Our British partner association, UKHospitality, has lost its battle to maintain the temporary reduced VAT rate of 12.5%. Their arguments, extensive public opinion polls and the well-supported opinion of tax experts were not enough to […]

Out of control price level

The German Federal Statistical Office has published a flash report on the level of tourism prices in some tourist destinations in purchasing power parity terms. According to this, if we take the runaway German price […]

British budget battles

In the run-up to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s April Budget speech, our UK partner organisation UKHospitality has been campaigning hard for an extension of the 12.5% VAT rate for the sector. To support their […]

German vocational training initiative

Our sister organisation, DEHOGA, announced the restructuring of vocational training in the sector with a lot of press. They are also trying to make the profession more attractive with modern online access to information that […]

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