Europeans want to travel, but less than a year ago

A recent report by the European Travel Commission sheds light on the changing behaviors of European travelers

Aug 21, 2023

The study, titled “Monitoring Sentiment for Domestic and Intra-European Travel – Wave 16,” reveals that while travel intent in Europe has seen a slight 4% decrease compared to the previous year, it remains robust.

Key takeaways

  • The report highlights a growing trend towards off-peak travel, as well as an increased preference for trips related to events and business;
  • However, financial concerns are also influencing travel decisions, with Europeans adapting their plans to ensure their trips remain affordable;
  • The report’s findings indicate that 69% of Europeans are still planning trips from June to November 2023, with Austrians, Swiss, and Germans standing out as the most hesitant holidaymakers.

Get the full story at the European Travel Commission

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