Greece’s Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis announced this past week that Greece may be ready to welcome British travelers by mid-July.
Starting July 15th, Greece will be welcoming direct flights from the United Kingdom, and Sweden, according to an announcement from Athens.
Greece is a steady preference for Brits even despite Brexit, coming in third after Cyprus and Malta with over 20%.
Late last month Titan Travel published its new 2020 Travel Trends guide containing advice about cruising and popular destinations.
UK airlines will continue flights to the EU through to 24 October of 2020 in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The U.K. and Greek governments have issued instructions online for Great Britain citizens to get ready for Brexit.
According to data from INSETE, UK tourists lead all others in June for Greece hotel demand. Italians and Germans came in second and third.
“On the Beach” Says Vacations Abroad are Cheaper Than UK Holidays.
According to a report from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in the UK & Ireland, pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the United Kingdom to Greece are up by 10 percent over last year. GNTO officials attribute some of the growth to gaining popularity of Greek ski resorts.
We’ve all heard the news from the UK, mountains of snow and unseasonable weather of record breaking proportions. Fortunately for TUI Thomson there is an up side to bad weather – people on an exodus to better weather. A report from Thomson and First Choice the other day speaks of 30 something thousand headed out of bad weather and into good this Easter weekend.
The cities of Budapest, Vilnius and Warsaw just placed first in the Post Office Travel Money’ annual City Costs Barometer which presents the most cost-effective cities for British travelers. Meanwhile, New York, Boston and Copenhagen are the most expensive destinations for UK tourists.
According to the World Travel Market (WTM) industry report for 2012, the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are set to finally emerge as the regions with the most growth potential. The BRICs are now seen as the biggest opportunities for growth this and next year.
A huge advertising campaign will be taken to the many media outlets; TV, radio, posters, flyers, the works, by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation. A tagline the organization created to touch everyone’s heart is; “Cyprus in Your Heart” – striking words, representing Cyprus as it is; beautiful, scenic, from the beaches to the mountain tops, from ancient ruins, to ever more decadent cities.