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Brexit ‘White Paper’ Next Step Towards UK-EU Aviation Bargain

The UK government has published a white paper, which proposes a softer Brexit, amid concerns that the country's exit from the EU will lead to disruptions in the aviation industry.

Travel Leaders Look Ahead to 2019 at WTM London

Top executives of the tourism industry will participate in a session titled “World Travel Leaders – What to expect in 2019”, which will be held during the WTM London in November.

EU Moves to Make Fairer Euro Transfers, Currency Conversions

The European Commission proposed legislation that will make cross-border payments in euros cheaper across the EU, aiming to facilitate trade.

EU Approves Post-Brexit Transition Plan

The leaders of 27 EU states approved a set of guidelines on key issues, paving the way for the next phase of Brexit negotiations.

EU Ministers OK Brexit Phase-out Period Guidelines

In efforts to minimize disruption in business, tourism and security, EU ministers agreed to a set of guidelines in order to finalize post-Brexit relations with the UK.

ABTA: Aviation ‘Critical Issue’, EU Air Deal a Must Before Brexit

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is calling on the UK government to reach an aviation agreement with the EU before the Brexit deadline in March 2019.

TUI Group’s Year Going Great, Aiming for 10% Growth by 2020

TUI increased turnover by 8.1 percent to 18.5 billion euros in the year ending September 2017 and EBITA by 12 percent to 1.12 billion euros.

Tusk: Brexit Challenge Still Ahead, Next Phase for Talks

Satisfied with the progress made in Brexit talks thus far, European Council President Donald Tusk said the most difficult challenge still lies ahead.

Athens Airport Hosts Senior Aviation, Tourism Executives at 5th ‘ACES-Athens’

More than 160 senior executives from the air transport and tourism sectors participated in the 5th Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium organized by Athens International Airport (AIA).

Airline Executives Express Concerns Over Travel in post-Brexit Era

Airline executives are calling on the UK to come up with a post-Brexit regulation policy in order for the industry to continue operating as normal, following the country's exit from the EU.

GfK Study: Greece Among World’s Top 5 for Tourism Reputation

Greece is ranked fifth among the top five countries in terms of global perception for tourism in the latest Anholt-GfK Nation Brands IndexSM (NBISM) study.

Greece Shows Strong Presence at WTM London 2017 Expo – Photo Report

Greece showed a strong presence during the World Travel Market (WTM) 2017, held November 6-8 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL in London.

Brexit: A ‘No-deal’ Outcome is Worst-case Scenario for Travel

Fears about the impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the travel trade dominated debates during the first day of the World Travel Market (WTM) 2017 in London.

UK Ambassador to Greece Speaks on Post-Brexit Prospects

The British ambassador to Greece Kate Smith underlined that Britain aims to strengthen bilateral cooperation with EU countries, including Greece, on foreign policy and defense.

WTM London 2017: Travel Experts to Predict Key Trends in UK Market

Senior executives will debate the impact of Brexit, currency movements and other geopolitical trends during the “World Travel Leaders” session at WTM London 2017 in November.

ERA Calls for EU-UK Aviation Agreement Before Brexit Negotiation Deadline

ERA has released its position paper on Brexit, detailing its standpoint on the future air transport relationship between the EU and the UK.

UK Mulling Over EU Visa-free Travel Post Brexit

The British government appears to be considering allowing EU nationals to travel to Britain without a visa, following UK's exit from the European Union.

Brexit: UK’s Free Movement with EU to End in March 2019

The free movement of people between the United Kingdom and the European Union will end in March 2019 when Britain leaves the EU.

Minister Says Greek Tourism First to Feel the Impact of Brexit

Brexit is expected to have consequences on the Greek economy, with the most significant losses expected in tourism.

Theresa May Manifesto to Jeopardize EU Nationals’ Free UK Travel

Seeking a stronger mandate to negotiate Britain’s departure from the European Union, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced snap elections for June 8.