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Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

ETC: New Visa Rules a Step Forward But More Must be Done

More changes are required to EU visa rules for the European tourism industry to reach its full potential, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

EU Parliament Warns Unregulated Tourism May ‘Hurt’ Santorini

A European Parliament report on overtourism is warning that if tourism flows continue to increase on Santorini, the island will suffer dire consequences.

Planning Needed to Address Increased Tourism Flows to Europe

Greece and other leading European tourism destinations will be working in the coming months on addressing the sector’s main challenge: overtourism.

UNWTO Welcomes EU-China Year of Tourism

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Taleb Rifai recently welcomed the forthcoming 2018 EU-China Year of Tourism.

European Private Entrepreneurs in Tourism Call for Policies that Foster Industry’s Competitiveness

Unless Europe is competitive in terms of tax and regulatory regime, destination appeal, perceptions of value and visa facilitation, its tourism growth will continue to lose out, according to NET, the Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism.

Greek Gourmet Tour “Sympossio”: Grand Finale in the UK

The fifth edition of the "Sympossio-Greek Gourmet Touring" initiative recently wrapped up its culinary journey in Western and Eastern Europe.

TOURISMlink, An EU Initiative, Enters Its Second Phase

A Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed on the continuation of TOURISMlink, a European initiative aimed to create a link between smaller local tourism enterprises to improve their competitiveness in today’s digital marketplace.