Greek Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture, Mr. Giorgos Nikitiadis was in more talks aimed at boosting Greek tourism last week. This time the yachting industry was the focus of the overall government initiative to great expand Greece’s yachting industry. Nikitiadis highlighted his commitment to seeing that the government supports initiatives that will eventually grow Greece’s tourism industry.
When you see a development like Tripsay in the corner at the dance, you have to ask yourself; “Is everyone at this party stupod?” This Finnish travel development should have been either bought or adopted for any number of mainstream travel companies – but it wasn’t. Tripsay now intends to modularize their innovation so that mid sized players can compete with the likes of Expedia and TripAdvisor.
Rumors are about suggesting Google may be in the market for online travel portal Opodo. If the news that Amadeus is selling one of its travel units are true, a bidding war between some key financial and online travel players may ensue. Google’s ITA transaction has many people concerned that the Internet giant may dominate the online travel game.
Eastern European value is becoming almost legendary as travelers search for extraordinary deals and destinations. A recent poll of hotels under 50 pounds sterling reveals some surprising values. From Estonia to Romania, people visiting these destinations can strike up unbelievable values actually.