Travel and Tourism

We combine a deep understanding of tourism dynamics with rigorous economics to help destinations, developers, and strategic planners. We uncover opportunities for growth, identify and mitigate risk, and solve their challenges.

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10-20

year long-term forecast data

185

countries covered

300+

cities worldwide covered

4,000

of the world’s most popular air routes

The future of travel and tourism

Our travel and tourism services cover global travel activities to help you understand current market trends and outlook.

Tourism Economics

Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics company, focuses on the intersection of the economy and travel sector, providing actionable insights to our clients.

We provide our worldwide client base with direct access to the most comprehensive set of historic and forecast travel data. Our specialist economists develop custom economic impact studies, policy analysis, forecast models and alternative scenario outcomes.

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How our tourism services help you
  • Plan for expected shifts in opportunity across source markets
  • Evaluate destinations’ dependence on international vs. domestic travel
  • Pull destination rankings for visitor volume and growth prospects
  • Understand changes in destination market share
  • Analyse the different tourist landscapes of competing destinations
  • Plan and adjust investments in infrastructure
Essential tourism indicators

Tourism Economics covers over 100,000 indicators of tourism activity both for inbound, outbound and domestic travel including:

  • Visits by trip purpose and mode of transportation
  • Travel spending by purpose
  • Origin-destination flows – visits and nights across major origin and destination pairs
  • Economic and demographic forecasts – the drivers behind the forecast model

Tourism services

Detailed and comparable inbound and outbound travel data by country and city.

Global City Travel
Global City Travel

Detailed and comparable inbound and outbound travel intelligence for 300+ cities globally.

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Global Travel Service

Detailed travel and tourism market trends and forecasts for 185 countries globally.

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International State Travel

Travel data covering international visits and nights by source country to the 50 states of the USA.

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Air Passenger Forecasts

Passenger forecasts for the 4,000 most travelled air routes across the world.

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Key themes for 2022

Key themes in travel and tourism for the coming year

Recovery in international travel will gather pace during 2022, but there will be some further reductions in activity early in the year along with clear risks related to the new Omicron variant. Short-haul intra-regional travel is still likely to see the fastest recovery.

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