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Report: Short-haul Travel to Save the Day in Europe

Short-haul travel is expected to be a lifeline for the travel sector over the next months, as more travelers opt for shorter and closer trips, says the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Study: Greece Still Lagging Behind Rival Markets in Overnight Stays

Greece may be among European holiday destinations seeing a strong rebound in tourism activity this year but the country is still “lagging slightly” behind Spain, Portugal and Italy.

Greece to See Tourism Affected if Russia-Ukraine Crisis Lengthens, Data Shows

Greece is among the countries expected to see their tourism sector affected in the coming months if the crisis between Russia and Ukraine lengthens, says Mabrian Technologies.

ETC and Euronews Inform that Europe is Open for Travel

Euronews has partnered with the European Travel Commission (ETC) to support the reopening of European tourism and boost travel confidence this summer.

UNWTO: Coordination is a Must for Global Restart of Tourism

More coordination and harmonized protocols are needed for the global recovery of tourism from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, says the UNWTO.

European Arrivals Set to Decline by 61% in 2020, Says ETC

A new surge in Covid-19 cases and the reintroduction of travel restrictions have halted European tourism recovery with arrivals set to be down by 61% in 2020, says ETC.

ETC: European Destinations Break All Records, Greece Gains Ground

Greece in 2017 recorded a 10.3 percent increase in tourist arrivals compared to 2016, the ETC said.

European Parliament Seeks Strategy to Enhance Tourism Competitiveness

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani called for the closer cooperation of Member States for Europe to receive more than 1 billion tourists by 2025.

PPP in Tourism to Boost Growth, Create Jobs in Europe

Public and private tourism players have joined forces for the first time and are calling on the European Union to do more for the growth of the sector through the “Tourism for Growth and Jobs Manifesto”.

Registration Open for European Tourism Day 2015 Conference in Brussels

Registration has opened for the Commission's European Tourism Day 2015 conference, which this year will evolve around the topic of promoting Europe as a quality competitive tourism destination.

International Tourist Arrivals Up 4% Thanks to Europe

International tourist arrivals grew by 4.3 percent in the first eight months of 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, fuelled by strong results in Europe and consolidating the trend of recent years.

Booking.com Settles with EU Regulators, Hotels Can Now Offer Lower Prices Elsewhere

US company Booking.com was slapped on Tuesday with a decision to loosen its disputed pricing and availability contracts with hotels in three European countries after EU competition authorities examined complaints that the online agent was curbing competition.