Tourism in Europe

Europe is a continent steeped in history and culture. There are 51 different countries either fully or partly located in Europe, 26 of which form the Schengen Area. Between these different nations, there is an abundance of attractions for every kind of tourist. Visitors can relax on the sunny beaches of the Mediterranean or climb […]

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Among the many questions that arise surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU is how Brexit could impact Europe’s Tourist industry. The departure of the UK from the EU and the possible changes to free movement this could bring may lead to a temporary or permanent fall in tourist numbers. It is also likely to […]

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More than 30,000 commercial flights either leave from or arrive at a European airport on a typical day, and around 671 million tourists from outside of Europe visit the continent every year. Accordingly, all of the main cities in Europe are equipped with a fully functional international airport which acts as the principal arrivals’ hub […]

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At the moment, citizens of around 60 countries are able to visit the European Union and the 26 Schengen Area countries visa-free. However, from 2022, all visa waiver passport holders will first be required to register with the ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) before travelling to the Schengen Area in order to continue […]

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The new ETIAS waiver program (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) is expected to come into effect by the end of 2022. From that moment on, nationals of around 60 different countries will have to fill out an online application in order to obtain their ETIAS travel authorisation without having to visit a single embassy […]

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The Schengen Area is composed of 22 EU member states and four non-EU states of Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, and Norway. In order to travel to Europe and discover its most popular attractions, eligible citizens will need to apply for the ETIAS program for Schengen countries. This is a new electronic travel authorisation permit that visitors […]

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