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A tourist destination is a country, city, town, or other area that is particularly attractive to tourists.
Culture, service, mobility and safety - these are the criteria that travelers particularly rate. France, according to the UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) is the most popular tourist destination country in the world and Europe by far the most popular travel destination continent (2015). Many countries that until recently were regarded as undiscovered are becoming more popular as travel destinations - a typical example being the tourism boom in Myanmar. This is an automatic compilation of DW content pertaining to "tourist destination".
After unprecedented monsoon flooding in Pakistan, the death toll has passed 1100. Officials expect it to rise as waters recede. The Swat Valley in the north, normally a popular tourist destination at this time of the year, is now a scene of flood-hit devastation.
As holiday travel picks up again in Germany, the country's flagship airline Lufthansa has discovered tourists as an important source of revenue. Since business travel has slumped, the realignment offers new job security.
The Turkish resort of Antalya is a top tourist destination. But this year the coronavirus is derailing travel plans. Although Turkey insists its outbreak is under control, European countries like Germany continue to warn against travel to the country.
As countries in Europe gradually emerge from coronavirus lockdowns, many places are welcoming back their first foreign visitors in months. Before the pandemic, Berlin was one of Germany's most popular tourist destinations — so are they back? DW had a look around.