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Global Tourism Recoups 65% of Pre-pandemic Levels  

Global tourism edges closer to pre-Covid levels recovering 65% percent of 2019 activity, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Travel Sector Recovery from Covid-19 Pandemic Might Take Longer than Expected, Says Report

Almost one-in-three industry bosses does not expect the travel sector to get back to 2019 levels before 2024 at the earliest, according to a report released during the World Travel Market expo in London.

Eurostat: Greek Passenger Ports in EU’s Top 5 in 2021

Three Greek ports are in the EU’s Top 5 passenger ports for 2021, according to the statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat.

Greece’s Regional Airports Hit Record in October Passenger Traffic

Fourteen Greek regional airports, handled by Fraport Greece, continue to see crowds and once again set a new record for passengers in a single month.

Commission Forecasts 6% Growth for Greece this Year and Drop to 1% in 2023

The Commission is forecasting 6% growth for Greece this year, double the eurozone average, but sees high energy costs and inflation leading to a considerable slowdown to 1% in 2023.

WTM: Tourism Should Focus on Equal Pay, Gender Equality Training

Equal pay and gender equality training are crucial to ensuring the tourism sector is a fair employment space, according to findings of a UNWTO survey presented at WTM London.

UNWTO Says Education, Jobs Key to Future of Tourism

Education and jobs topped the 16th ministers’ summit agenda at the WTM London 2022 travel and tourism expo.

WTM: Tourism Stakeholders See Slight Covid Impact in 2023

Tourism professionals are confident that Covid will have little impact on 2023 business activity, according to the WTM Industry Report 2022.

ForwardKeys: Greece Among Top 20 Best Performing Destinations for 2022

Greece is ranked 8th in the world as best performing destination for 2022, according to ForwardKeys data presented at WTM London.

WTM: Cost-of-living Crisis Poses Risk to Travel in 2023

Studies presented at WTM London see the rising cost of living as the greatest risk to travel business and holiday planning in 2023.

WTM 2022: Beach Holidays Still Number-one Choice of Brits, City Breaks Come Second

UK holidaymakers mainly prefer vacations by the beach, according to the WTM London 2022 industry report.

WTM: Brits Blame Gov’t for 2022 Travel Chaos, Tourism Firms Fault Airlines

Travelers and sector bodies blame governments and airlines for this year’s airport chaos, according to findings presented during the WTM London 2022 tourism expo.

Greece Attending WTM London 2022 with a ‘New Face’

WTM London 2022 will see the best of Greece presented to the UK market and the rest of the world from the revamped Visit Greece/GNTO stand.

Greek Tourism ‘Success Story’ Attracting More Visitors

Greece’s “success story” in tourism this year has placed the country among the world’s most popular destinations, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

WTM London: All-female Line-up at BIG Airline Session

The BIG Airline Session at WTM London 2022 will host female bosses from three airlines who will discuss the challenges they’ve experienced on their way to the top in a male-dominated industry.

Greece Hits €12.7bn in Tourism Revenues in Jan-August

Greece is fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 tourism revenue with 12.7 billion euros recorded in the first eight months of the year.

World Airlines Boosting Connections with Greece

Strong traveler demand for Greece is prompting more global airlines to add Greek destinations to their programs or increase the frequency of existing connections.

Athens Airport Sees Passenger Traffic ‘Fly High’ in October

Recovery in air travel to Athens International Airport continued to be strong in October with passenger traffic numbers almost reaching the levels of 2019.

ETC: Appetite for European Travel Still Strong Despite Rising Prices

Despite the cost-of-living crisis, Europeans are still planning to travel with Greece being among the Top 5 most sought-after destinations.

Greece Offers Funding Tools to Boost Tourism Growth

Investors active in Greek tourism can benefit from millions of euros in funding tools announced by the Greek government to help growth, says Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.