Tourism as most dictionary comes from English ‘to tour’ which means to travel. Like a social and economic phenomenon began to be consolidated in Europe in 1880, in 1905 first definition being outlined showing that tourism in the modern sense, is a phenomenon of our time based on increased need for health recovery changing the environment, the birth and development of a sense of openness to the beauties of nature. The tourist can be a person moving for least 24 hours in other country or different from which is his residence. This tourist can travel for leisure, participating to conference, business trip, and cruise. In addition, we have domestic tourist this means any person who visiting other place than where is his domiciled …show more content…
Mallorca was the Spanish tourist resort that registered the highest number of overnight hotel stays last year, with 41.6 million, new National Statistics Institute estimates reveal.
Almost six and a half million tourists visited the island during 2011, of which 5.5 million were foreign residents.
They were expecting British and German tourists; this country’s was the strength of this island economy. In 2010, volume of reservations for package tours was similar with 2008. With 288 million overnight stays, Spain topped the EU followed by Germany, France and Italy.
Nights spent across the EU last year was 1.6 billion, Spain topped this list with 177 million overnights stay by non-residents in 2011, 15% more than the year before. Domestic tourism is on the increase with a rise of 14.1%, but foreign tourism only rose a 0.5%.
Here are some statistics:
-German tourists: 3.548.074
-British tourists: 2.343.112
-France tourists: 219.519
-Italy tourists: 158.306
-Swiss tourists: 230.761
-Belgian tourists: 83.640
In total of tourists visited Mallorca was 9.919.479 million, increase of 3.2% compared to last year.
Task 1 b Analyze data, establish future tourism trends for the above destinations, and interpret
Future of the Antalya tourism industry, tourism, travel agents, vacation planning, online booking systems, social networks,