Poland – Italy 2: the dark side of a love story

Like all love stories, even the one between Poland and Italy has its dark side. We saw in the previous post: the Peninsula is the first holiday destination of Poles from 5 years, at least. The other positions are instead object of a fierce competition among several countries The GUS (Central Statistical Office of Poland)  ...

The key data of Polish tourism in 2018

The GUS (Central Statistical Office of Poland) has published the data of the survey about Poles tourism of 2018. This info is based on a very large sample and the time series has reached the five-year period by which little erratic fluctuations, that frequently affect the tourism trend, are not so important. From 2014 to …

POLAND – ITALY: Figures of a Love story

Dear readers, I confess I have a little neglected this blog. The urge to publish some new posts was born when I saw that the GUS (Central Statistical Office of Poland) published the 2018 tourism data. I could not resist the temptation to take a look. It is in fact the most authoritative source on ...

From a new source of tourist info the confirmation of the positive trend of polish demand

The impressive performances of the Polish tourist market push many to look at it more closely for searching confirmation of the current trends, also using different methodological approaches. So far, we provided "fresh" information on Polish tourism demand thanks to the observatory of the Association of Polish Tour Operators (PZOT). Now a new player, with ...

In which Polish regions the most tourist packages are sold?

In which Polish regions the most tourist packages are sold? Finally, new data give an answer (It confirms that the locations where we do our workshops are well chosen) and raise some comments on the airports from which Polish tourists depart. The distribution of Polish tourist flows by region of origin was the sacred Grail ...

When does the Polish tourist book his vacation?

Let's imagine we want to launch a promotional web campaign in Poland for our tourist destination, immediately arise several questions: what are the best days to display promotional messages? At what time is it better for messages to appear? and with how much advance do the Poles book their holidays? The Polish Association of Tour ...

Polish Religious Tourism – 3Polish Religious Tourism – 3

New opportunities for many Countries In the first post on religious tourism we focused on the size of the demand, in the second we analyzed the intermediaries of this market, this brief analysis will be concluded with some observations on the pilgrim destinations. In order to maintain the brevity of the discussion, we can observe ...

Polish Religious Tourism – 2 Polish Religious Tourism – 2

The Polish TOs active in the religious tourism market. In the previous post I presented the latest data of GUS (Polish Central Statistical Office) on religious tourism. This post and the following one will be focused on tour operators and group organizers manging the pilgrimages. The first question in this regard is obvious: we saw …

Polish religious tourism – 1

The Demand One of the most resistant stereotypes related to Polish tourism concerns the flows of religious tourists generated by this Country. It is still not infrequent to meet  tourist professionals who suppose that the outgoing Polish tourism coincides (or almost coincides) with the pilgrims going to the most famous holy places. Well! It is …

Forecasting The Development Of Global And European Tourism

From time to time it is worth looking up from the Polish tourist market and watching what happens in Europe. The opportunity in this case  is offered by the opening conference of ITB 2018 held by Mr Rolf Freitag, CEO of IPK International and promoter of World Travel Monitor®. The topic of the conference was …