This week travel experts discuss the need for Greece to adapt in the wake of COVID-19, and more news on the economy and summer vacations.
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Airports & tourism organizations urge revision of ‘wholly inadequate” state aid rules, as new forecast shows industries in systemic collapse.
A study released by the European Travel Commission (ETC) says Greece ranks fourth among the Top 5 destination choices for Europeans.
The European Commission frees up inbound travel from more nations in a gradual lifting of restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The European Travel Commission (ETC), the European Tourism Association (ETOA), Eurail B.V., and the European Commission, have just released the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB), which indicates that the sentiment for travel to Europe from January-April 2020. The publication shows positive in six key overseas markets – Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia, and the US and provides the European tourism sector […]
European destinations reported healthy growth this summer despite rising political risks and less relaxed financial conditions posing a threat to the global economic outlook.
Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, and the European Travel Commission (ETC) signed today a strategic partnership to promote Europe as a tourism destination.
The European Travel Commission recently announced a travel contest via their Facebook engagement to attract US tourists to the continent. In what could be classified as either symbolic, or simply Europe’s latest and greatest online misfire, the pronounced Facebook engagement is nowhere to be found. The so called “I Wish I Were There” contest, is so far only a dream?
Hungary is emerging as something of a conference tourism hub for Easter Europe. So far this year, the country’s conference attendees are up 76 percent, and growth in the segment is actually better than before the recession. Hungary tourism appears about ready to take off as maybe the first boom tourism economy out of the economic chaos.
2010 travel figures indicate a fairly significant increase in travel outbound from London. But more significantly, inbound travel to Eastern Europe shows phenomenal growth considering the world economic situation. Will emerging Europe out pace the rest of the world in tourism? So far this year, all things considered, it certainly appears so.