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Arriving in millions, foreign visitors contributed to the Catalan capital’s economic boom. But the downside to mass tourism, fuelled by cheap flights and low-cost accommodation sites, has led to growing disgruntlement from locals.
Understanding how the online apartment sharing platform has become the number one short-term housing renter in Europe.
On July 1, 2013 Croatia officially became a member of the European Union. What has changed in the country since accession? In this short video, we look at some aspects of the society and economy of the country.
Erasmus, the end of roaming charges, the convenience of the euro: the rhetoric promoting the benefits of European integration only really addresses those citizens who regularly travel to other EU countries. In fact, 37 percent of EU citizens have never been outside their own country.
The annual report on the quality of bathing areas, as reported by the 28 EU Member States, Albania and Switzerland, comes with an interactive map showing the pollution level on 22 000+ beaches across Europe.
In tourist areas across Europe, the waste generated by tourism is managed by recycling and disposal systems that are often inefficient, as data collected in various European countries reveals
The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor presents a range of measures about the cultural life, openness and dynamism of 168 European cities
Data drawn from the AirBnB website on tourist accommodation in major cities and destinations