In order to create the index for transport consumer prices for year 1998, the values of HICP (index 2005) for EU 27 countries was used as a basis. From the raw data, the value of each year is divided by the value of year 1998 and then multiplied by 100.
Harmonised Indices of Consumer Prices (HICP)
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Developing countries often gain little financial benefit from the influx of visitors to their shores. Only around 30 % of the money spent by tourists on their holiday remains in the host country. Eco tourism is promoted in some countries. For sustainable destinations, explore EU’s catalogue at www.eco-label.com or the National Geographic's portal at www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/sustainable.
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