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Covid-19: Aviation, Tourism Sectors Not Happy with EU Guidance on Travel Restrictions

Aviation and tourism bodies are disappointed with the EU's guidance to member states on better coordinating Covid-19 travel measures.

Marios Kammenos Re-elected Treasurer of ECTAA

Greek tourism professional Marios Kammenos has been re-elected treasurer of the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA).

European Travel Agents Send Message from Athens: ‘Traveling is Safe’

European travel agents’ and tour operators’ recently met in Athens and sent the message that traveling is safe in Covid-19 times if hygiene safety measures are respected.

European Travel Agents and Tour Operators to Meet in Athens

The European Travel Agents & Tour Operators Association (ECTAA) will hold its annual meeting in Athens during October 8-9.

Minister: Opening to Tourism Gave Strength to Greece’s Brand Name

Greece's tourism opening in July helped strengthen the country's brand name and establish it internationally as a safe destination, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece Βecomes ECTAA’s Preferred Destination

Greece has become the "Preferred Destination" of ECTAA, the European umbrella association of travel agents and tour operators, for the second semester of 2020.

ECTAA: Concrete Actions Only Way for Tourism Value Chain to Continue

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) is asking for concrete actions so that the tourism value chain can continue to operate after Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

ECTAA Calls for More Flexible Refund Rules for Package Travel

As Covid-19 has brought tourism to a standstill, European travel agents and tour operators are calling for a more flexible application of refund rules for package travel.

UNWTO Seeking Disruptive Ideas for 2nd Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

The UNWTO is looking for disruptive ideas and innovators to take part in the 2nd Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition.

Greek Travel Agents Urge Penalty-free Cancellations in View of China Virus

Greek travel agents are calling on tourism stakeholders and authorities to jointly formulate a clear action plan in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

EU Votes to Protect Consumers, Employees in Bankruptcy Cases

Stronger and better consumer and employee protection in cases of corporate failure is the focus of a resolution which was recently adopted by the European Parliament.

ECTAA Backs EU Parliament Calls for Post-Thomas Cook Support Measures

ECTAA has welcomed a European Parliament decision to support measures that help tourists and tourism businesses address issues created from Thomas Cook's collapse.

ECTAA Announces Eric Drésin as New Secretary General

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) has appointed Eric Drésin as its new Secretary General.

UNWTO Launches 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition

The World Tourism Organization and Spanish tourism group Globalia have launched the second edition of the UNWTO Global Tourism Startup Competition.

European Travel Agents Charge IATA with Ticket Distribution Abuse

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) has lodged a complaint against IATA for restricting competition in the market for air ticket distribution.

Kallichoron’s ‘Grandma’s Breakfast’ Wins at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on Astypalea, has been honored at the Hospitality Awards 2019 for its unique “Grandma’s Breakfast”.

A Decade of Success for Aldemar’s Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring

Aldemar Resorts’ Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring, a collaborative project promoting Greek gastronomy, recently celebrated 10 years of Greek tastes on tour.

ECTAA: European Travel Agents to Meet in Łódź, Poland, for Spring 2019 Meeting

The European Travel Agents and Tour Operators Association (ECTAA) will meet in Łódź, Poland, in June 2019, for its semi-annual meeting.

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.

DNA Travel Expands Network of Partners in Athens and the Cyclades

DNA Travel is expanding its network of associates in Athens and the Cyclades, aiming to offer advanced transportation services to Greek and international travelers.