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Travel Industry is Robust and Resilient, Says Organizer of ITB Berlin

Despite a slowdown in the world economy, demand within the travel industry remains extremely stable, according to Messe Berlin, organizer of ITB Berlin.

Bookings to Kos May Move on 2018 Levels

Tourism professionals of Kos returned from the ITB Berlin 2019 expo with an unclear picture regarding the Greek island's bookings for the 2019 season.

WTTC Says Travel and Tourism to Save the Day After Brexit

As March 29 draws near, new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council found that the industry may keep the UK economy strong after Brexit.

Delphi Forum 2019: Economic Growth, Social Cohesion a Must for Greece

Ways of achieving economic growth and ensuring equal opportunities for all, were discussed during the first day of the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, currently taking place in Delphi, central Greece. 

Extraordinary Hot Summer Hurts TUI’s Earnings

The unusually long and hot summer in Northern Europe in 2018 was said to be among the main reasons for a decline in the earnings of TUI Group.

Bloomberg: Greece Working to Keep UK Travelers Coming After Brexit

The Greek government is reportedly taking measures ahead of a no-deal Brexit, in efforts to facilitate incoming tourism from the UK.

ITB Berlin 2019: Leading Travel Tech Experts to Take Center Stage at ‘eTravel’ Event

Leading travel tech experts will share their knowledge and know-how at the eTravel World event, during the ITB Berlin 2019 expo in March.

UNWTO Praises Greece for 2018 Record Tourism Results

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has applauded the Greek Tourism Ministry and Minister Elena Kountoura for Greece's "record results" in 2018.

Brexit, Airport Investment and User Fees Challenges Ahead for Aviation Industry

Brexit, airport capacity, investment and user charges are expected to be the main challenges in the year ahead for the EU’s aviation industry, according to ACI Europe.

UNWTO: 2018 Second Strongest Year for Tourism Since 2010

International tourist arrivals grew 6 percent in 2018 to 1.4 billion, proving to be the second strongest year since 2010, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

IATA: Travel Up in the Air After Brexit Deal Rebuffed

Travel may be affected after UK lawmakers turned down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

European Commission Tables Air Traffic Measures in Case of ‘Hard Brexit’

In view of UK’s exit from the EU, the European Commission has proposed two legislative short-term measures aimed at limiting disruption to air traffic in case of a no-deal scenario.

It’s a Deal: EU Leaders Give Brexit Green Light

After 20 months of negotiations, the leaders of 27 EU countries approved in Brussels, on Sunday, Britain’s decision to exit the Union on 29 March 2019.

Brexit Draft Passes First Hurdle, EC Proposes Vise-free Travel for Brits

A draft agreement laying out the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union on March 29, has passed the first hurdle getting approval from the UK cabinet.

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.

Brexit to Determine 2019 Pre-bookings from UK to Greece

The United Kingdom's exit from the EU (Brexit) is among the main factors expected to affect pre-bookings from the UK to Greece in 2019.

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".

Brexit: Travel Industry Waiting to See if Brits will Change 2019 Holiday Plans

While Brexit is approaching, new research from ForwardKeys revealed that trends in the UK outbound market show that it is still "business as usual".

IATA Urges EU, UK to Take Immediate Precautionary Actions Ahead of Brexit

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the UK and the EU to take immediate actions ahead of Brexit to ensure the uninterrupted continuation of air connectivity.

Brexit May Threaten UK-driven EU Tourism, Greece in Top 7 Travel Spots

UK nationals include Greece among their top travel destinations of choice in the EU, according to TUI Group’s policyAGENDA, which comes in view of the Brexit negotiations.