According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the tourism and travel industry accounts for around 10 percent of global GNP, seven percent of global exports and more than ten percent of jobs. The industry is large – and also has a noticeable impact on the environment. Globally, tourism accounts for around five percent of CO2 emissions.
Noting its longstanding relationship with the town of Vilshofen, Germany, AmaWaterways proudly joined with local dignitaries to celebrate the christening of the town’s new dock, ‘Donauwelle’ (Danube Wave), on March 26.
New figures released by the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) show the country’s strategic approach to attracting overseas travellers and recovering international tourism is proving a success.
The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has been named winner of the TOP 100 Innovator Award for its use of digital solutions such as its Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbot and Augmented Reality (AR) filter.
Germany’s diverse mix of cultural, naturistic, and family-focused leisure attractions are proving to be a big hit with GCC tourists, with the European country recording a rise from the region for the first nine months of this year.