year long-term forecast data
cities worldwide covered
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, 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.
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
Detailed and comparable inbound and outbound travel data by country and city.
Global City Travel
Detailed and comparable inbound and outbound travel intelligence for 300+ cities globally.Find Out More
Global Travel Service
Detailed travel and tourism market trends and forecasts for 185 countries globally.Find Out More
International State Travel
Travel data covering international visits and nights by source country to the 50 states of the USA.Find Out More
Air Passenger Forecasts
Passenger forecasts for the 4,000 most travelled air routes across the world.Find Out More
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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Resources and Events
Travel and Tourism: Global Highlights & Risks
Tourism effects of Russia’s war on Ukraine
European tourism 2022: Trends and prospects
European Tourism 2021 – Trends & Prospects (Q3/2021)
Is the air travel recovery headed for turbulence?
European travel recovery deferred but not derailed – ETC 2022 Q1 trends and prospects
When will Chinese outbound travel return to prominence – and who will benefit?
Will overtourism problems return for cities?
Rural travel destinations fare better as consumer preferences shift
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