20+ travel and tourism bodies including unions across Europe demanded the European Commission leadership replace quarantine restrictions with a common EU testing protocol.
Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis says he’s proud of tourism season redux. Citizens not so proud with COVID-19 cases rising.
The world wants tourism to be what it was before the pandemic, but there’s no indication thins will ever return to what the world thought was “normal”.
The EU has published key guidelines to help member states save summer vacations, but most feel they’ve been left to their own devices.
TUI Group has announced cutting 8,000 jobs in an effort to reduce costs amid the coronavirus crisis, even as stocks plummet farther.
Yesterday, thousands of tourism businesses canceled millions of reservations. Tomorrow, every cruise line, hotel, and air carrier will wake to a new world.
Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras has announced new measures to support Greece tourism in the wake of the impacts of COVID-19.
Flybe, Europe’s biggest regional airline has folded because of COVID-19. How many more transportation and tourism related business will fail?
Foreign tourists spent more than €660 million euros in Romania in the first half of 2018, up 16% over 2017 y on y.
Henley & Partners, the leading global investment migration firm, welcomes today’s announcement by the Government of Montenegro that it will be launching a citizenship-by-investment program in October. It follows the decision a few weeks ago by another European nation, Moldova, to award Henley & Partners the mandate to design, implement, and promote its much-anticipated Moldova Citizenship-by-Investment (MCBI) program.
Last month in Bulgaria’s capital of Sofia, Minister of Tourism, Nikolina Angelkova, held a work meeting with HE, Pooja Kapur, ambassador of India in Bulgaria. The highlight of the meeting was work to promote opportunities offered by Bulgarian tourism for Indian tourists.
Public relations agencies Mirror Communications and PRwave International have partnered to design customized social media packages for the tourism industry, aiming to help small and medium sized companies in this segment better tap in the potential of the community they target.
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.