Asia Tourism More Passionate Than Europe

A decline in tourist visits to Western Europe during 2016

Balinese Dancer - Image credit V Saver

Holiday to Europe is very attractive and proved last year tourist arrivals reached 620 million people who visit the various attractions in the continent of Europe.

But the facts were then shown, quoting the sites CNN Indonesia, today, say in Western Europe, the number of tourists even decline.

When referring to the latest data from the UN Agency for Tourism (UNWTO) show that 1.23 billion people have crossed the border a number of the world throughout 2016, written in the article on the site Skift on Tuesday, January 24, an increase of 3.9 percent from 2015.

Records show tourists who travel abroad also increased by 46 million more, than in 2015.

Specific areas in Western Europe most rarely visited by tourists, such as Brussels, Paris, Nice and Berlin. You immediately know if the region ever got terrorist attacks throughout 2016.

Europe is still attractive for tourists of the world, an increasing number of its tourist visits as much as 2 percent, and many travelers choose the South European region, the increase of 1.4 per cent, while in Western Europe, even less as much as 0.4 percent.

Travelers thinking about a lot of things when they want to vacation in Europe, until the end of last year tourist arrivals reached 179.6 million people, but this number has decreased compared to the same period last year reaching tourists visit as many as 180.3 million people.

Now you understand when tourism in the Asia Pacific region received a positive response from the tourists, the number of tourists has increased dramatically, as much as 302.9 million people by the end of last year, an increase of 8.4 percent from the same period in the previous year.

And immediately open a favorite area for tourists, such as China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and many countries in the Asian region.

If Africa is able to rise from the impact after the issue of the Ebola virus struck in 2014 and 2015, African tourism immediately excited in 2016, and tourism in the European region should immediately understand the situation required enumerated by the tourists, security and comfort.

Source: E Priherdityo - CNN Indonesia, Skift
Image: V Saver


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