Tourism

Is Barcelona drowning under a tourism flood? 

Wednesday 16 January 2019 | Andreas Vou
| VoxEurop

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.


Airbnb, Europe’s number one host

Tuesday 18 December 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

Understanding how the online apartment sharing platform has become the number one short-term housing renter in Europe.


Croatia five years after joining the EU

Wednesday 27 June 2018 | Valentina Vivona
| OBC Transeuropa

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.


190 million Europeans have never been abroad 

Thursday 21 June 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

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.


State of bathing waters in Europe

Tuesday 05 June 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

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.


What happens to our holiday garbage?  

Wednesday 13 September 2017 | Marzia Bona
Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

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


Cultural and creative cities (European Commission)

Sunday 10 December 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor presents a range of measures about the cultural life, openness and dynamism of 168 European cities


Tourist accommodation (Inside AirBnB)

Tuesday 31 October 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Data drawn from the AirBnB website on tourist accommodation in major cities and destinations


The Balkans as a tourism destination 

Monday 28 August 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

The substantial and steady growth of the Balkans as a destination for vacations and travel is one of the most significant trends in European tourism