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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.

Greek Hotel Nine-Month Earnings on the Rise

Despite dwindling revenue figures from tourism, hotels across Greece are seeing a 10 percent rise in earnings in the first nine months of the year, according to GBR Consulting.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Dr. Andreas A. Andreadis, President Greek Tourism Confederation

Tourism professionals must forget "business as usual", but think and act out of the box. We have to be innovative and true to the authenticity of Greece’s tourism product, while offering the best possible services.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Theodore Kontes, President Union of Cruise Ship Owners & Associated Members

Worldwide guests show a great interest in the East Mediterranean — which includes destination Greece — as it is renowned for its important history and different cultures.

Tziallas Touches on Greece Tourism Season Extension, Entrepreneurship Support

Greek Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, Yiorgos Tziallas, recently informed sector professionals on the ministry's plans to extend the tourism season and support entrepreneurship.

WTM London 2016: The Place to Discover the Latest Travel and Tourism Trends

World Travel Market London 2016 will unveil an array of research in to a variety of sectors within the global travel industry when it opens its doors between Monday 7 – Wednesday 9 November.

WTM London 2016: 10 Reasons to Attend

World Travel Market London presents 10 reasons why you should attend the new-look, three-day WTM London 2016.

Mainland Greece Destinations Get August Tourism Boost

Tourism traffic for August is picking up pace particularly in mainland Greece destinations while British travelers are still hitting Greek shores despite Brexit fears and the devaluation of the pound against the euro.

Alt. Tourism Minister Hopeful for 2016, Greece Still Resilient

Amid terror attacks, Turkey’s failed coup, Brexit and the refugee crisis, Greek tourism appears to be resilient, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura told a press briefing on Wednesday.

Greece Welcomes More Russian Tourists, Turkey Spillover

The number of Russian travelers to Greece and the resultant spending has given the Greek economy a much-needed boost with arrivals up by 47.6 percent at 83,000 and spending increased by 8.7 percent or 54 million euros in the first five months of the year, according to data...

Cruising the Mediterranean & Challenges for 2017

Terrorism, capital controls, the economic crisis, the refugee influx, Brexit and the Turkey coup last week have forced cruise companies to change their itineraries for 2017 cutting out many Mediterranean destinations.

SETE: 2016 Greek Tourism Depends on Road Arrivals, Developments in Turkey

Greece's tourism progress this year heavily depends upon arrivals by road and developments in Turkey, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told journalists during a media briefing on Thursday.

UNWTO: International Tourism On the Up

Despite challenges in Europe and around the world, people have not been discouraged from travelling, says the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Hey Traveler, After UK EU Dropout Think About This…

Brexit and its repercussions is all over the news after last Thursday’s decision by UK voters to leave the EU behind and go it alone. But what can a traveler to much-loved London and other British destinations now expect?

UK Votes EU Away, Fears of Domino Effect Linger

Europe appears to be shocked at the decision of UK citizens to leave the EU voting by 51.9 percent for an exit while conservative parties across the 28-member bloc are now calling for referendums in their countries placing European unity at risk.