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Greek DMC Shows Luxury Side of Epirus and Zagorohoria to Travel Agents

Aiming to promote Greek tourism, Luxury Greece DMC & Travel held a fam trip to introduce the destinations of Epirus and Zagorohoria to international luxury tourism professionals.

IATA Wants Covid-19 Testing Before Boarding

IATA is requesting that all passengers be tested for Covid-19 before flying, in efforts to reignite air travel and address the issue of varying quarantine measures.

CLIA Announces Ukko Metsola as New Director General for Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Ukko Metsola as its new Director General for Europe.

IATA: Air Passenger Demand Plunges in July

Air passenger demand, measured in revenue passenger kilometers, dropped by 79.8% in July compared to the same month in 2019, IATA said.

Recovery – Unity Top Germany’s EU Council Presidency Agenda

Making the EU “strong again” will be Germany’s priority as it takes over the rotating presidency of the European Union Council.

Greece Chairs EU’s Committee of Ministers with a Covid-19 Focus

Addressing the Covid-19 crisis is among the top priorities of Greece as Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe for the second half of 2020.

IATA: Massive Covid-19 Toll on Greek Economy

The Covid-19 health crisis is forecast at leading to a 52 percent decline in the number of passengers to Greece this year, according to IATA.

ETC: Greece’s Source Market Performance Mixed

Although Greece was among the fastest growing destinations last year, interest from several source markets waned in 2019, says the latest European Travel Commission report.

Europe’s Tourism Sector Resilient Despite Growing Global Risks

Europe's travel and tourism market has managed to remain strong in light of emerging risks, but the European Travel Commission (ETC) is still calling for vigilance.

Brexit is On: EU-UK Deal Passes Through European Parliament

After the approval of the European Parliament on Wednesday, the UK is ready to officially depart from the Union at 11pm (GMT) on Friday.

Alitalia: Long-haul Sector Drives Passenger Revenue Growth in 2019

Alitalia in 2019 increased its passenger revenues by 1.7 percent and the number of long-haul travelers by 4.7 percent, compared to 2018.

Brussels – UK Finalize Brexit for Jan. 31, Travel Continues ‘as Usual’

Travel operators in the UK are sprinting to reassure holidaymakers that travel will continue as usual after the Brexit deadline on January 31.

Tourism Minister Says Greek Brexit Bill Key to Smooth Transition

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis underlined the significance of a Brexit regulations bill that was tabled in parliament.

Brexit on Track after UK Lawmakers’ Approval

British lawmakers have approved a bill that authorizes the UK's exit from the European Union on January 31.

Europe Gets PLUGGY, its First Social Media Platform Dedicated to Cultural Heritage

PLUGGY, the first social media platform dedicated to promoting Europe’s cultural heritage, was officially presented in Greece.

ETC: Travel Demand for Europe Stable but Slower

Interest in traveling to European destinations is still strong despite Brexit and a slower EU economy, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Brexit: It’s a Deal… For Now

The United Kingdom and the European Union on Thursday reached a Brexit agreement, 14 days ahead of the deadline on October 31.

Foreign Ministry Event Presents Greece’s No-deal Brexit Plans

Greece recently presented its post-Brexit measures for trade, business, tourism and agriculture at a Foreign Ministry event in Athens.

ETC: Europe Enticing Larger Share of South-East Asian Travelers

City tourism and a wide array of choices make Europe a top destination for South-East Asian travelers, says a study by the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Travelport Appoints Alistair Rodger as Global VP Agency Sales in Europe

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has appointed Alistair Rodger as Global Vice President of Agency Sales in Europe.