Locked content Foreign tourists spent $8.09 billion in Poland in H1, up 14.4% y/y 

In the first half of 2018, foreign tourists spent $8.09 billion in Poland, an increase of 14.4 percent y/y, the Ministry of Sport and Tourism (MSiT) reported. The MSiT estimated that $4.32 billion was expenses of foreign tourists while staying in Poland, which means an increase of 18.7 percent. On t...

Locked content Mastercard: Tourist to spend over PLN 3 bln in Warsaw this year

According to card issuer Mastercard, foreign tourist will spend over PLN 3 billion in Warsaw this year. Polish capital was the only domestic city in this years’ Global Destinations City Index report. This is 18.2 percent more than last year. Last year, Warsaw was visited by 1.4 million foreign touri...

Locked content Foreigners spent PLN 21 bln in Poland in H1

Foreign nationals spent some PLN 21.1 billion in H1 in Poland on goods and services, data from the Central Statistics Office (GUS) showed. In comparison, Poles spent PLN 9.3 billion during their visits abroad. Both figures represent 3.9 and 4.9 percent increase y/y respectively. In Q2 alone, foreign...

Locked content Most Poles check credibility of travel agencies

Nearly 90 percent of Poles who choose package holidays check the credibility of a travel agency before buying a trip, the research of Kapitalni.org reported. About one third do so to make sure a tour operator works legally. However, 18 percent rely only on opinions of internet users and 8 percent tr...

Locked content Nearly half of Poles will go on holidays this summer – report

As many as 42 percent of Poles are planning holiday trips this summer, according to the latest Provident research. The rest will usually last no longer than two weeks, and we plan to spend an average of PLN 2,700 on its financing. Foreign destinations are more popular among singles, while families m...

Foreigners spent PLN 41.5 bln in Poland last year – GUS

Foreign nationals spent some PLN 41.5 billion last year in Poland on goods and services, data from the Central Statistics Office (GUS) showed. In comparison, Poles spent PLN 20.1 billion during their visits abroad. Both figures represent 6.2 and 6.1 percent increase y/y respectively.

Locked content Record-high number of Chinese tourists in Poland

According to the Polish Tourism Organization POT, as many as 130k Chinese tourists will visit Poland this year. Previous POT estimates have put that figure at some 100k, but that threshold has been broken at end-Q3. So far, till end-Q3, 103,451 Chinese (excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan) visited Poland...

Locked content Tourism grows 6.7% y/y in H1 2017 – GUS

In the first six months of 2017, a total of 14.2 million people stayed in hospitality facilities in Poland, including 2.9 million foreigners, GUS informed. The number of tourists in total increased by 6.7 percent compared to the corresponding period of last year. The majority of tourists stayed in h...

Locked content Greece tops Poles holiday’s destination list

Greece was the favorite destination of Poles for this year’s holidays, according to data from the Polish Chamber of Tourism (PIT). Bulgaria took the second spot, while Spain was third. “Just like last year, Greece was the favorite destination of Poles going for summer holidays with tour operators, w...

Locked content Poland is the 48th safest travel destination: World Economic Forum

Poland took the 48th spot in the latest ranking of safest tourist destinations compiled by the World Economic Forum. Warsaw moved down, from the 35th place in 2015. The World Economic Forum, who ranks 136 countries by their competitiveness in the tourism sector, placed Finland as the world’s s...