In a Facebook live video last week, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern suggested that a four-day workweek would help boost domestic tourism and allow people to find a better work-life balance. After a visit to Rotorua to discuss with the travel and hospitality operators there about the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses, the […]
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced the new global protocols to restart travel and tourism. The new WTTC Safe Travels protocols serve as guidance to travel providers, operators, and travelers, about the post-COVID-19 approach to health and hygiene. Designed to rebuilt confidence among travelers, these protocols follow recommendations from the World Health […]
Greek ferries will sail at reduced capacity this summer according to Greek Maritime Affairs Minister Yiannis Plakiotaki. Occupancy will remain at 50% for high-speed ships, and 55% for passenger ships. The minister, who plans to claim European funds to support coastal shipping, explained that the measure aims to ensure the safety of passengers against possible […]
Trivago, a leading global hotel metasearch, announced the winners of its annual Trivago Awards to recognize and reward this year’s top-rated and top-performing properties on the search platform. These awards are the highest endorsement Trivago gives to hotels, in recognition of their achievements in customer service and metasearch marketing throughout the year. Johannes Thomas, Trivago […]
Coming to Chania Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21st, the Oinokritika Wine Fair is a Pancretan cultural event showcasing Crete’s finest wineries and products.
“Oh My Greece | Unlock the Feeling”, the country’s new tourism promotional campaign has now gone live.
Starting in May of 2019, the fabulous Creta Maris Beach Resort will open a brand-new waterpark to add to its already extensive list of family-friendly amenities.
According to research from the Business Travel Show, travel buyers are still not convinced of the efficacy of next-generation technology. The research shows that fully one fifth of the 134 European buyers polled believe that by 2022, bots, Blockchain and alternative realities (AR, VR, MR, XR) will ‘significantly improve booking, saving time and money. Conversely, more […]
Wednesday, January 16th, Santo Wines collective will conduct an exclusive wine tasting event presenting prestigious wines from Santorini.
European Tour Properties, the network of golf properties and destinations welcomes Bulgaria’s Pirin Golf & Country Club in Bansko.
The theme of the Philoxenia Tourism Show in Thessaloniki this year focused on tapping into the burgeoning “silver tourism” market. The meetup brought into the limelight many key motivators for fast pacing a touristic campaign for older travelers.
According to a European Travel Commission’s latest report, “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects 2018”, 32 out of 34 reporting destinations showed growth for the summer season. In all, 1 in 4 destinations enjoyed double-digit increases in arrivals.
Belarus is aiming to become a major medical tourism destination according to news from the Belarus-China forum in Shanghai on 7 November.
This week at the World Travel Market (WTM) the Azerbaijan Tourism Board has launched its ‘Take another look’ marketing campaign as part of a new strategy to rebrand the country and to increase inbound tourism by 2023.
The go-ahead has been given to Cyprus’ Deputy Shipping Minister Natasa Pilides to study ways a former ferry link in between Greece and Cyprus can be relaunched.