2018 was a strong year for the tourism industry with uninterrupted growth of international trips around the world. And the outlook for 2019 is promising, based on IPK International’s World Travel Monitor, analysing the rst eight months of 2018.
Overall, it was expected for international trips worldwide to increase by around 6%. The highest forecasts are for North and South America, with an expected increase of 8% each. Asia is forecast to grow by 6%, followed by Europe with 5%. These forecasts are based on the World Travel Confidence Index published by IPK International, which is based on the views of survey participants about their travel intentions for the coming 12 months.
The first preliminary figures of the World Travel Monitor for whole travel year of 2018 will be presented today at ITB Berlin by Rolf Freitag CEO of IPK International.
IPK’S WORLD TRAVEL MONITOR®: LATEST WORLD TRAVEL TRENDS AND FORECAST 2019
Category: ITB Future Day Date: Today, March 6, 2019
Time: 3pm – 3:45pm
Location: CityCube Berlin, Auditorium A4/A5