“Germany has the world’s second-largest cruise market (after the US). In 2015, German cruisers totalled almost 1.8 million – a figure expected to rise to an estimated 2 million in 2016. Cruising has proven to be so popular that there is a shortage of capacity in the German market – something that will likely be rectified by 2018, when five new ships come online.”
- Jessica Kelly, Senior Tourism Analyst
This report looks at the following areas:
What factors play into the popularity of city breaks in Germany? Why has the VFR (visiting friends and family) sector grown during the past decade? How are immigrants contributing to Germany’s tourism industry? In what ways will Brexit affect the travel and tourism sector?