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Travel Entrepreneur Claude Blanc Takes the Helm at WTM Portfolio

Travel industry entrepreneur Claude Blanc has been appointed director of the WTM Portfolio, owned by leading exhibition organizer Reed Exhibitions.

WTM London 2018 was Most Successful Ever, Says Organizer

Overall participant numbers at WTM London 2018 increased to 51,409 – making it one of the highest attended of the 39 WTM London’s that have taken place since it launched in 1980.

Respond on Demand Brings Together Greek and UK Tourism Professionals

Respond on Demand recently held a workshop in London and brought together Greek tourism entrepreneurs with leading UK travel professionals.

Greek Cuisine at ‘FoodTreX’ Food Travel 2019 Event in Thessaloniki

Greece's city of Thessaloniki in October 2019 will have the opportunity to present its food tourism offerings as the host destination to the new "FoodTreX" food travel conference.

Avance Rent a Car Introduces ‘New Look’ to Clients in London

Greek car rental company Avance Rent a Car introduced its new logo for the brand at this year's WTM London 2018 trade show.

Argo Travel Lays Out Plans to Promote Greek Thematic Tourism Products

Argo Travel Group in 2019 will launch three projects, aiming to promote important thematic tourism forms (religious, wedding and medical) in Greece to markets abroad.

European Destinations Prefer Quality Over Quantity, Says Report

Popular European cities are wooing more upmarket, niche and cultured travelers and fewer mass-market tourists, according to a report released by Euromonitor International.

Ryanair Keen on Boosting Greece-Cyprus Connectivity

Ryanair is interested in developing further routes from Greece to Cyprus, according to the airline's sales & marketing manager for East Med, Nikolas Lardis.

Winners Announced for 1st International Travel & Tourism Awards by WTM London

The best in class of the global travel and tourism industry were recently revealed at the first International Travel & Tourism Awards in London.

Celestyal Cruises on Course to Extend Greek Tourism Season

Celestyal Cruises is going full speed ahead in its aim to extend the cruise tourism season in Greece, according to the company's CEO, Chris Theophilides.

‘Gastrodiplomacy’ Introduced as Tool to Promote Food Tourism

The concept of "Gastrodiplomacy", a way of promoting a country's local culinary scene, was introduced to an audience of tourism professionals during the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Greece in ‘High Spirits’ at WTM London 2018 Expo – Photo Report

With the traditional market of the United Kingdom showing growth, Greece is expecting a new record of British arrivals in 2018.

Greek Tourism’s Success Story Told to the World

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spread the word on Greek tourism's success story, during a series of events held during the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Santorini’s Caldera Yachting Wins ‘Best in Luxury’ Award at WTM London 2018

Caldera Yachting received the silver award in the “Best in Luxury” category at the 2018 International Travel and Tourism Awards, which was held at WTM London.

Inova Receives ‘Best Tourism Marketing Agency’ Title at WTM London 2018

Inova Hospitality Management won the silver award as the Best Tourism Marketing Agency at the 2018 International Travel & Tourism Awards, held during WTM London 2018.

Governments and Entrepreneurs Discuss Investment in Tourism Technology at WTM London

Investment in tourism technology was discussed between government officials and private sector entrepreneurs during WTM 2018 London.

Minister Kountoura Promotes Greek Tourism in 15 Seconds

Minister Elena Kountoura was quick to respond when CNN International's Richard Quest asked her to promote Greek tourism... in just 15 seconds.

South Aegean Region Clinches ‘Best Stand Design Award’ at WTM London 2018

The South Aegean Region was honored with the "Best Stand Design" award during the World Travel Market (WTM) 2018 trade show held in London.

Greece Shares Best Tourism Practices at WTM London 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, during WTM London 2018, shared Greece's best practices and actions implemented to overcome challenges and achieve tourism growth.

Greece: No Indication (Yet) of Brexit Impact on UK Bookings for 2019

The booking behavior of British holidaymakers for Greece does not seem to currently have a "Brexit effect".
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