TUI will no longer be offering TUI holidays departing 17 March to 16 April 2020 on account of restrictions from the coronavisus pandemic.
TUI has temporarily suspended most of its travel operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Company spokespersons say the move is a “compliance” and “industry adjustment” move. The news comes as the whole industry is in a state of shock as to “next moves.” TUI is on a shortlist of companies investing gurus say may be […]
Greece’s tourism sector is in big trouble over the COVID-19 pandemic. With more and more countries instituting level 3 travel advisories for Europe, the country’s early tourism season is badly affected. Just emerging from a horrendous economic crisis, Greece offers us a litmus test for worldwide destinations in crisis. What needs to happen now is […]
TUI Group has just named Charlotte WWiebe Sustainability Director, taking over the role from Jane Ashton, who leaves the company in March.
The Heraklion Hotel Association and EyeWide Digital Marketing, and RevitUp have organized a unique industry meetup for February 13th.
The TUI Magic Life Candia Maris hotel in Heraklion has offered to help the “Colors of Love” humanitarian effort on Crete.
Two months ago I wrote a report about Thomas Cook’s impending failure. Experts argued. Too bad, people who did not listen lost a lot.
Greece’s 2019 tourism season warns of a disastrous 2020. Unless stakeholders think outside the box, Crete and other markets will suffer.
Heathrow may “shut down” if more than 4,000 workers walk. Thomas Cook may go belly up. And UK travelers and a penchant for tragedy.
A report on the state of the Crete hospitality market which will show key flaws in the strategies in place to serve this tourism destination.
British tour operator Thomas Cook has asked Greek hoteliers to renegotiate their package deals downward even more for summer 2019
The island of Crete experienced a stellar tourism season for 2018 with roughly €5 billion euro being spent from January through October, according to figures from the Bank of Greece. Overall, Greece saw travel receipts exceed €15.6 billion, which is an increase of 9.9%, compared to the same period of 2017 and is primarily due […]
The recent FVW Workshop hosted on Crete may serve as a warning that government and corporate interests care little for the island’s future.
Numbers from a new study released by INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body show big growth on lesser returns. According to the study arrivals in Greece increased by almost 90% in the period 2005 – 2017. Meanwhile, the average tourist spend dropped by 30% on the view of source markets. Once again, however, sustainability for Greece’s tourism seems a highly subjective case in point. Here’s the report, followed by some objective observations.
News that Thomas Cook Hotel Investments and Swiss hotel development group LMEY Investments, raised €40 million to invest in hotels around the Mediterranean with Greece’s Piraeus Bank bears watching today.