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WTM 2016: Argo Travel Presents New Product for Medical Tourism in Greece

Argo Travel Group presented its new medical tourism product to markets from all around the globe at this year's World Travel Market (WTM) in London.
Posted On 15 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Minister Kountoura Underlines Importance of Safe and Seamless Travel

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently echoed the sentiments of UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai that tourism brings people together and plays a key role in building peace.
Posted On 14 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Travel Industry Gets Preview of Dubai’s Epic Aquatic Show ‘La Perle’

A new futuristic live show, expected to forever change the entertainment scene in Dubai, as well as benefit the city’s tourism industry, is getting ready to launch next year: La Perle by Dragone.
Posted On 14 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Aqua Vista Hotels Welcomes Santorini’s ‘Carpe Diem’ to Portfolio

Global hotel management company Aqua Vista Hotels recently informed the travel industry at the World Travel Market (WTM) London that it has added the luxury boutique hotel Carpe Diem Suites and Spa on Santorini under its growing portfolio.
Posted On 11 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Santikos Collection Launches Revamped Marpunta Village to the UK Market

The family owned Santikos Collection, best known for their hotels on the island of Skiathos, launched another of their properties to the UK market during the recent World Travel Market (WTM) London 2016.
Posted On 11 Nov 2016

Safety, Easier Travel Tops Tourism Leaders’ Agenda for 2017

Enhancing security and facilitating travel in order to ensure sustainable growth of travel and tourism is the top priority for the Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC), which released a statement on occasion of the World Travel Market (WTM) London 2016.
Posted On 10 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Crete Expects More UK Visitors, Extra Flights

Crete is set to usher in the 2017 tourism season on a positive note according to pre-bookings which suggest more visitors and an increasing number of flights from the UK for April and May.
Posted On 10 Nov 2016

WTM London 2016 Closes on a High

Tourism ministers, bloggers and party goers turned the final day of the revamped three-day World Travel Market (WTM) London, the event where the travel and tourism industry conducts its business deals, into a festival of business and fun.
Posted On 09 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Tourism Ministers Focus on Boosting Cooperation in Safe, Secure and Seamless Travel

Ministers of Tourism from nearly 60 countries and industry leaders gathered at the Ministers’ Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Travel Market in London to discuss how to grow cooperation in safe, secure and seamless travel.
Posted On 09 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Chatbots the focus of Day Three of the Travel Tech Show

Chatbots are not going to take over the world yet but solid use cases are emerging according to experts speaking during the final day of the Travel Tech Show at the World Travel Market (WTM) London.
Posted On 09 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: New Flights to Greece in Summer 2017

A number of new flight routes from the UK to popular destinations in Greece are expected to launch for summer 2017, according to information provided at the World Travel Market (WTM) London.
Posted On 08 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: SETE Chief Says Sectors Can Work with Tourism to Boost Greek Economy

Tourism can contribute to further growth and play a crucial role in restoring the Greek economy by involving other sectors, Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Andreas Andreadis said on Monday, ahead of the World Travel Market held in London this week.

WTM 2016: Historian Bettany Hughes Invites All to Chios

Known for her love for Chios, English historian, author, and broadcaster Bettany Hughes was the special guest at a promotional event for the island held at the Greek stand during the World Travel Market (WTM) London 2016.
Posted On 08 Nov 2016

Greece’s Aegean Islands Stand Out at WTM 2016

The stand of the South Aegean Region at this year's World Travel Market (WTM) London is surely one of the most talked about in the Greek section.
Posted On 08 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Terrorism is Main Concern for Holidaymakers and Industry

Terrorism is the number-one concern for British holidaymakers, while travel industry bosses say terror attacks have had the greatest impact on their business in the past year, reveals research released during the World Travel Market London 2016.
Posted On 08 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Partnerships and Collaboration are Key to Tourism Success

Collaboration between the public and private sectors was a key theme on the second day of the World Travel Market (WTM) London, as destinations, operators, airlines and ministers debated ways to boost travel and tourism around the world.
Posted On 08 Nov 2016

World Travel Market London 2016 Celebrates 10th WTM World Responsible Tourism Day

2016 saw the 10th anniversary of the responsible tourism programme at World Travel Market (WTM) London discuss responsible tourism issues with some of the movement’s pioneers. “Responsible tourism should be the backbone of the industry”, WTM London Senior Director, Simon Press,...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Greece Hits ‘New High Record’ in Tourist Arrivals

By the end of the year, international arrivals to Greece are expected to exceed 27 million - including cruise arrivals - which is a new high record for the country, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said on the opening day of the World Travel Market (WTM) London 2016 on Monday,...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Survey Reveals Positive Outlook for Greece, Egypt and Turkey

The tourism industries in Greece, Egypt and Turkey could be getting back on track, according to the WTM Industry Report 2016 released on Monday, November 7, the first day of the World Travel Market (WTM) London 2016.
Posted On 07 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: Brexit Will Hit Inbound and Outbound Markets – But Trade Is Resilient, Say Bosses

Countries around the world will see a decline in visitors from the UK as Brits feel the pinch following the referendum vote, according to experts in a debate on Brexit, held during the first day of the World Travel Market (WTM) London on Monday.
Posted On 07 Nov 2016