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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,...

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.

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.

WTM 2016: ‘British Travellers are Loyal to Greece’

"British travellers are very loyal and repeat visitors and the numbers are growing every year", Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during a press conference on the opening day of the World Travel Market (WTM) London 2016 on Monday, November 7.

WTM London 2016 Opens for Business

World Travel Market (WTM) London 2016 began with a busier-than-ever Speed Networking event, attracting a number of first time participants as well as returning buyers looking to repeat the success of previous years.

No Athens-Piraeus Trains Tuesday Due to 5hr Strike

There will be no train services along the Piraeus-Kifissia railway on Tuesday between 11am and 4pm due to a strike announced by the Electric Urban Railway (former ISAP) drivers’ union.

Thessaloniki Port Sale Priority for New Shipping Minister

Ensuring the sale of a 67 percent stake in the Thessaloniki port authority moves ahead swiftly and trouble free tops the agenda of new incoming shipping minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis.

Full-Speed Ahead for Corfu, Paxi Waterways

The waterways on the islands of Corfu and neighboring Paxi are moving full speed ahead after receiving approval for all contract procedures, regional authorities said this week.

Sabre Sees 6.9% Rise in Q3 Revenue

Travel technology solutions provider Sabre reported a 6.9 percent rise in third quarter revenue, the company said this week.

‘WE Smart Sales’ Launches Innovative Wedding & Events Platform

The WESmart Sales company recently launched its new and innovative weddings and events platform for the hotel and hospitality industry.

Tourico Offers ‘Best Value Hotels’ Through Entrada Platform

Ahead RM and its partner supplier Tourico recently launched the "Best Value Hotels" new feature on its online platform Entrada.

Lufthansa Group Q3 Profits Up Amid Challenges

Lufthansa Group reported improved profits for the third quarter of the year despite the challenging market conditions, the company said last week.

Digital Tips for Better Business @ Grow Greek Tourism Event in Larissa

Tourism sector professionals seeking to gain insight into best practices and how to enhance their product are invited to participate in a free event on Tuesday to be held at the Larissa Chamber (44 Papakyriazi St) at 6.30pm.

Rome Readies to Welcome MCE South Europe

It’s time for South European destinations and their MICE suppliers to take center stage and showcase their services to international event planners at this year’s MCE South Europe held in Rome on November 13-15.