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Brexit Uncertainty, Thomas Cook Collapse Slowed 2019 Global Tourism Growth

Factors such as Brexit uncertainty and the Thomas Cook collapse, contributed to a slower growth for international tourism in 2019, says the UNWTO.

Tourism Minister Says Greek Brexit Bill Key to Smooth Transition

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis underlined the significance of a Brexit regulations bill that was tabled in parliament.

Brexit on Track after UK Lawmakers’ Approval

British lawmakers have approved a bill that authorizes the UK's exit from the European Union on January 31.

Greece Tables Brexit Regulations Bill in Parliament

The Greek Foreign Ministry has tabled a bill in parliament revising the regulatory framework and covering details with regard to the UK’s exit from the EU.

Tourism to Britain Sees Upward Trend Despite Brexit

Tourism to the UK has been on an upward trend over the last year with forecasts for a 6.6 percent rise in spending by tourists despite Brexit.

ABTA: Consumers Still Set on Spending for Holidays Despite Instability, Brexit

Consumers are still set on spending their savings on travel despite political instability and Brexit, according to the Travel Trends Report 2020 released by ABTA.

Greece Sees No Brexit Effect on Travel (so far)

Until now, it seems that Brexit is not deterring British holidaymakers from booking and taking overseas holidays to EU destinations, including Greece.

Brexit and the Travel Industry Explored at WTM London 2019

Brexit, along with politics and the travel trade, was a major topic of discussion on Day 1 of WTM London 2019.

Brexit Deadline Extended Until January 31

The European Union has accepted the UK's request to extend the Brexit deadline until January 31, 2020.

Brexit: It’s a Deal… For Now

The United Kingdom and the European Union on Thursday reached a Brexit agreement, 14 days ahead of the deadline on October 31.

Foreign Ministry Event Presents Greece’s No-deal Brexit Plans

Greece recently presented its post-Brexit measures for trade, business, tourism and agriculture at a Foreign Ministry event in Athens.

‘Get Ready for Brexit’ Campaign Launches in Greece

The UK government has launched a major information campaign urging UK nationals living in Greece to get ready for Brexit on October 31.

EU Commission Extends No-deal Brexit Air Travel to Oct. 2020

UK airlines will continue flights into the EU through to 24 October 2020, the Commission said, in order to facilitate travel in case of a no-deal Brexit.

Greece Examines Measures to Simplify Travel Ahead of Brexit

Greek authorities are examining measures that include simplifying airport entrance procedures for British holidaymakers to facilitate post-Brexit travel.

Henley & Partners: Brits Anxious over Impact of No-Deal Brexit on Passport Power

While the October 31 Brexit deadline approaches, Brits are becoming increasingly concerned about the potential decline in their passport power, according to Henley & Partners.

Survey Says Britain’s Public Backs Brexit ‘By All Means’

More than half of Britain’s residents are backing Brexit at all costs even if it means suspending parliament, a recent poll reveals.

Brexit Doubts, 737 MAX Grounding Keep TUI Outlook Steady

Brexit uncertainty, aviation overcapacity to Spain, and delayed summer bookings appear to have taken a toll on TUI Group’s third quarter results.

UK Prime Minister to Step Down as Brexit Saga Keeps Brits Home for the Holidays 

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she would be stepping down from her post in June, following inner-party pressure to reach a viable Brexit solution.

ABTA: New Brexit Deadline Creates Confidence for Summer Travel

The extension granted to British Prime Minister Theresa May for Brexit by October 31, has provided travelers with confidence, according to ABTA.

EU Leaders Set to Give UK More Time for Brexit with Terms

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to receive a much-needed extension to prepare for Brexit, as EU leaders meet in Brussels for a two-day emergency summit.