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Voting Opens for ‘Historic Hotels of Europe Awards 2018’

The Historic Hotels of Europe network is inviting travelers to vote for their favorite property in the “Historic Hotels of Europe Awards 2018".

Home Swapping Platform Aims to Further Expand in Greece – Interview with ‘GuestToGuest’ President

GuestToGuest President Emmanuel Arnaud speaks on the prospects of home swapping in the global and the Greek markets.

UNWTO: China Remains World’s Top Tourism Spender

Tourism expenditure from major outbound markets reflected an increasing demand for international tourism in 2016, with China, the U.S. and Germany as the world's top spenders.

BBC World Questions: Europe and Greece

The BBC is inviting members of the public to put questions about Greece and Europe to a panel of politicians and thinkers at the Athens edition of BBC World Questions.
Posted On 19 Feb 2016

Aeromexico Announces Fourth Destination in Europe: Amsterdam

Aeromexico has announced three weekly nonstop flights between Mexico City and Amsterdam starting on May 29, 2016, making the city its fourth destination in Europe.
Posted On 21 Dec 2015

ETOA: ‘It is Vital that Europe is Perceived as a Safe Destination’

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) on Tuesday said that it is vital that Europe is perceived as a safe destination.
Posted On 24 Nov 2015

Travel Agents: No Mass Cancellations in Greek Tourism Sector

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on Thursday called for restraint and unity in the Greek tourism sector and assured that there have not been any mass tourism cancellations to Greece so far.
Posted On 02 Jul 2015

UNWTO: Over 1.1 Billion Tourists Travelled Abroad in 2014

International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7 percent increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourist arrivals to grow between 3 and 4 percent.
Posted On 27 Jan 2015

Greek Islands Among Europe’s “Up and Coming” 2015 Cruise Destinations

The Greek islands have been labeled as the second "up and coming" cruise destination in Europe for 2015 with a 21 percent growth compared with 2014, according to the results of the authoritative annual Travel Trends Survey of Travel Leaders Group.
Posted On 19 Dec 2014

HOTREC Calls for Parity Clauses from Hotel Distribution Contracts to be Banned

HOTREC, the organization representing the hotel sector in Europe, said it opposes to any commitment by Online Travel Agents trying to maintain parity clauses in hotel room distribution in one form or the other.
Posted On 18 Dec 2014

UNWTO: International Tourism Shows Continued Strength, 2014 To Close Above Expectations

International tourists (overnight visitors) traveling the world between January and August 2014 reached 781 million, 36 million more than in the same period of 2013, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
Posted On 30 Oct 2014

Cruise Industry’s Economic Contribution Sets All-Time High In Europe

The cruise industry continues to play its part in helping Europe’s economy emerge from the economic downturn by delivering another strong year of growth in 2013.
Posted On 19 Jun 2014

Greece Remains Third Most Popular Cruise Destination In Europe

Greece has maintained its ranking as the third most popular destination in Europe, with 4.6 million passenger visits in 2013, according to figures released on 16 June by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe.
Posted On 16 Jun 2014

Europe Promoted As Tourism Destination By Amadeus, European Travel Commission

Amadeus and the European Travel Commission (ETC) recently signed a strategic partnership to promote Europe as a tourism destination.
Posted On 15 Apr 2014

Europe’s Blue Economy Potential Discussed In Athens

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni spoke about the challenges and opportunities arising from coastal and maritime tourism for European Union countries at a High-Level Conference held on 10 March at the Acropolis Museum in Athens.
Posted On 10 Mar 2014

Air SERBIA To Expand Global Network With Six More Destinations

Air Serbia is offering more travel choices in the first half of 2014, with services being launched to six new destinations in Europe and the Middle East.
Posted On 15 Jan 2014

Europe’s Upswing In Tourism Continues

ITB World Travel Trends Report forecasts rise in travel to and from Europe. Despite various regions continuing to experience economic difficulties Europe’s tourism industry remains buoyant.
Posted On 04 Dec 2013
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Occupancy Rise For Athens Hotels In July

Athens, Greece, was the only European city that reported a double-digit occupancy increase in July, rising 16.9 percent to 70.6 percent, according to data compiled by STR Global.
Posted On 27 Aug 2013
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Greek Islands Included On Lonely Planet’s “Best-Value” List

Hydra, Kefallonia, Ikaria and Santorini are among the best-value destinations in Europe for 2013, according to travel guide Lonely Planet.
Posted On 07 Jun 2013
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Etihad And Garuda Indonesia Offer More Codeshare Flights And New Destinations

Etihad Airways and Garuda Indonesia have announced a number of new codeshare destinations in Indonesia, Europe, the Middle East, Singapore and Australia.
Posted On 13 Mar 2013