A Flash Eurobarometer survey “Survey on the attitudes of Europeans towards tourism” was conducted to collect citizens' views, details of holidays and travel in 2007 and 2008 and their plans regarding holidays in 2009.
The fieldwork was conducted from 14 to 18 February 2009.
Over 27,000 randomly selected citizens aged 15 and over were interviewed in the 27 EU Member States.
The survey was requested by the Directorate General Enterprise and Industry, coordinated by Directorate General Communication, and does not represent the point of view of the European Commission. The interpretations and opinions contained in it are solely those of the authors.