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Brexit Effect on Global Travel Still to Come, Says Report

The full impact of Brexit on the global travel industry has not yet been felt, according to the findings of a report released during the WTM London expo.

European Parliament Approves Brexit Trade Deal

European Parliament approved the Brexit trade deal by an overwhelming majority, paving the way for a “new chapter” of friendly relations between the EU and the UK.

Greece and the UK Touch Base on Tourism Issues

A number of issues relating to tourism were discussed in Athens between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and UK Under-Secretary of State Wendy Morton.

Greek Islands, Athens Winning Over UK Property Buyers

The Greek islands and Athens are winning over prospective property buyers from the UK, according to investment immigration firm Astons.

UK Nationals Added to List of non-EU Citizens Allowed into Greece

Following Brexit, the HCAA updated the temporary ban on entry into Greece from outside the EU, adding the UK to a list of countries exempt from the restriction.

Greece Ready to Address Brexit Challenges

The Greek government has taken actions to cover legislative and administrative needs, and provide information to citizens and businesses, following the UK's exit from the EU as of December 31.

Brexit Not to Cause Much Trouble to Passengers Traveling Between UK and EU

Passengers are not expected to notice significant impediment to their travel between the UK and EU after December 31, 2020, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Brexit: EU Reaches Free Trade Agreement with the UK

After months of intensive negotiations, the European Commission reached a free trade agreement with the UK on the terms of its future cooperation with the EU.

Europe’s Tourism Sector Resilient Despite Growing Global Risks

Europe's travel and tourism market has managed to remain strong in light of emerging risks, but the European Travel Commission (ETC) is still calling for vigilance.

UK’s Blue Badge Tourist Guides Get Europe-wide Certification

The UK’s prestigious tourist guide qualification, the Blue Badge, was certified by the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) on February 1, the first day after Brexit.

Brexit is On: EU-UK Deal Passes Through European Parliament

After the approval of the European Parliament on Wednesday, the UK is ready to officially depart from the Union at 11pm (GMT) on Friday.

Brussels – UK Finalize Brexit for Jan. 31, Travel Continues ‘as Usual’

Travel operators in the UK are sprinting to reassure holidaymakers that travel will continue as usual after the Brexit deadline on January 31.

ETC: Travel Demand for Europe Stable but Slower

Interest in traveling to European destinations is still strong despite Brexit and a slower EU economy, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

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.

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.

WTM London will Once Again Show that #IdeasArriveHere

WTM London will once again host a series of high-profile industry conferences and seminars, as part of its #IdeasArriveHere concept.

Hotel Chamber Discusses Greek Tourism’s Major Challenges with Minister

The major challenges that Greek tourism is up against - competitiveness, infrastructure and Brexit - were discussed between the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.