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WTM: Majority of Travel Websites Not Disability-friendly

The digital receptiveness of travel websites and current challenges of accessible travel were among issues discussed during World Travel Market London 2022.

Travel Sector Recovery from Covid-19 Pandemic Might Take Longer than Expected, Says Report

Almost one-in-three industry bosses does not expect the travel sector to get back to 2019 levels before 2024 at the earliest, according to a report released during the World Travel Market expo in London.

WTM: Tourist Demand for Halkidiki Robust

Early bookings of UK holidaymakers show that demand for Halkidiki in northern Greece is going strong into 2023.

WTM London 2022 Sees Over 35,800 Visitors, Double the Attendance of 2021

An incredible number of travel professionals walked through the doors at the World Travel Market (WTM) expo last week, with over 35,800 people participating.

London’s Famous Red Buses ‘Feature’ Thessaloniki

Londoners are getting a ‘taste’ of Thessaloniki this month thanks to a red bus promo campaign launched by the Greek city’s tourism organization.

Greece Aiming for Extension of Direct Flights from Saudi Arabia

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming to extend Greece-Saudi Arabia direct flights beyond the summer months, a move that would increase tourist flows between the two countries.

WTM: Younger Travellers First to Return After Covid, Should be Seen as an ‘Investment’

Younger travellers were the first to return after Covid and collectively had the most disposable income, according to experts discussing youth tourism at the WTM London expo.

Greece Takes the Crown as Wanderlust Readers’ Most Desirable Country in Europe

Greece was voted as Europe’s ‘Most Desirable Country’ for 2022 by the globe-trotting readers of the UK’s Wanderlust magazine.

Greece’s South Aegean Region Presents ‘Green’ Initiatives at WTM

The South Aegean Region presented its sustainability agenda at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2022 tourism expo in London.

Avance Car Rental Shows its Best at WTM London 2022

Avance, a car rental company with a presence throughout Greece, presented its services at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2022 travel and tourism exhibition in London.

WTM: Tourism Should Focus on Equal Pay, Gender Equality Training

Equal pay and gender equality training are crucial to ensuring the tourism sector is a fair employment space, according to findings of a UNWTO survey presented at WTM London.

TUI Aims to Make Rhodes a Blueprint Model for Sustainable Tourism Transformation

Travel giant TUI is aiming to establish the Greek island of Rhodes as the global center for sustainable destination model development.

UNWTO Says Education, Jobs Key to Future of Tourism

Education and jobs topped the 16th ministers’ summit agenda at the WTM London 2022 travel and tourism expo.

WTM: Tourism Stakeholders See Slight Covid Impact in 2023

Tourism professionals are confident that Covid will have little impact on 2023 business activity, according to the WTM Industry Report 2022.

ForwardKeys: Greece Among Top 20 Best Performing Destinations for 2022

Greece is ranked 8th in the world as best performing destination for 2022, according to ForwardKeys data presented at WTM London.

WTM: Greece Supports ‘PlasTICK’ Solution to Reduce Single-use Plastics in Hotels

Greece has joined forces with Common Seas, a not-for-profit organization based in the UK, aiming to significantly reduce plastic waste in its hotels.

Costa Navarino Receives Silver at WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards

Greece’s Costa Navarino received a Silver Award at this year’s WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards for its continuous commitment to sustainable tourism development.

WTM: Cost-of-living Crisis Poses Risk to Travel in 2023

Studies presented at WTM London see the rising cost of living as the greatest risk to travel business and holiday planning in 2023.

WTM: Family, Friends and Social Media are Key Influences for Travel Decisions

Family, friends and social media influencers help holidaymakers choose their holiday destinations, according to a recent survey released during WTM London.

WTM: Greece Inbound Travel from UK has Exceeded 3 Million Visitors

More than 3 million British travelers have visited Greece so far this year, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told SKY News on the sidelines of WTM London 2022.