Eurobarometer carried out a survey of the travel intentions of EU citizens.
In 2014, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the EU is expected to have reached a new peak of around 2.7 billion nights.
International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
Nearly one in four trips of EU residents was made in July and August.
On 1 December 2014, the European Commission organized and event to commemorate the European Tourism Day.
A guide has been prepared by the European Commission to the tourism sector.