Islamic tourism is a growing sector as demand for so-called halal holidays grows. Nacer-Eddine Benchinoun runs a travel agency for Muslims and predits that by 2030 half of the world's tourists will be Muslims.
The tourism industry can look back on a successful year: 2018 saw more people travel abroad than ever before. Particularly enthusiastic about travel were Asians and Latin Americans.
You need to be at least 16 or 18 years old to be allowed to stay there: Adults-only hotels are in demand. What is it like to take time off in such a hotel? DW reporter Christina Deicke checked it out in Gran Canaria.
Data shows President Trump's anti-globalist "America first" policy has cost the USA billions in tourism revenue. Fearing a prolonged slump, a leading trade group has launched an initiative to boost international visits.
The world's largest land mammal is a huge draw for tourists. But while Africa's elephants are more likely to be spotted roaming vast nature reserves, their Asian cousins are less fortunate.
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