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ETC: Europe to Achieve Pre-Covid-19 Travel Levels in 2024

Greece led the way in tourism recovery this summer but overall the ETC does not expect travel in Europe to recover pre-pandemic 2019 levels until 2024.

Greece a Leading Choice for European Travelers Seeking to Get Away by March

Greece is among the Top 5 destinations of choice for Europeans hoping to take a holiday by March, the latest European Travel Commission survey says.

Europeans Still Eager to Travel, Greece Tops Their Bucket List

Greece is among the 10 destinations on the bucket lists of European travelers for summer and autumn, according to an ETC survey.

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.

ETC: European Tourism Recovery in Sight this Summer

European travel activity is set to build some momentum moving into the peak summer months due to the gradual ease of restrictions, according to a report by the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Covid-19 Resurgence Forces Europeans to Put Travel Plans on Hold

Europeans are reluctant about traveling during the holiday period due to renewed lockdowns and increasing Covid-19 cases, a European Travel Commission study found.

Intra-European Travel Interest Strong for 2021, Says ETC

Europeans are still interested in traveling and appear to be planning trips in 2021 despite Covid-19 resurgence, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Greece a Top 5 Choice for 2020 H2 Intra-European Travel

Greece ranks fourth among the Top 5 destination choices for Europeans seeking to travel in the next six months, according to an ETC study.

‘We are Europe’ Tourism Campaign Launched by ETC and Euronews

The ETC and Euronews have launched a new media campaign to inspire people to get ready to travel again as restrictions across Europe are gradually being eased.

Long-haul Markets Still Have Travel to Europe High on Agenda

Europe is winning over travelers from across the globe despite trade tensions and a weakening global economy, a recent study reveals.

Europe Food, City Experiences Winning Over Tourists – Study

Gastronomy experiences and city life are the two main factors attracting tourist crowds to Europe, a recent ETC study reveals.

Greece Lifts Partial Ban on Notorious Quad Bikes

A partial ban on the notorious quad bikes, seen in dozens roaming the Greeks islands during the summer months, has been lifted.

Greece Calls Off ID Card Competition, Relaunches Citizen Card Tender

Greece’s citizen protection ministry has called off tender for the issue of new IDs, saying it will relaunch a competition for securer cards.

EU Lawmakers Vote for Securer ID Cards for All States

In efforts to boost border safety, EU lawmakers have approved new rules aimed at establishing a uniform identity card format across all member states.

Brits Have Soft Spot for Europe, Tourism Figures Rising

All the more Brits are packing their bags, many eyeing Greece, as demonstrated by the rising outgoing tourism figures presented by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).

ABTA Warns Traveling Brits to Avoid Hiring Quad Bikes

Citing dire statistics on road accidents, the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is calling on all Brits to avoid hiring quad bikes for their transport.

Opinion – Fear-mongering: Against Travelers’ Best Interests

Opinion: To capitalize on a nation’s or destination’s tragedy to create false perceptions, serve dubious interests or perpetuate prejudice, is unethical. Fear-mongering is never in the best interests of the traveler.

Greece Remains Safe Travel Destination

In view of the fatal wildfires this week in Greece, tourism authorities are reassuring visitors that travel is safe and all the necessary measures are in place.