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Nicholas Kelaiditis Re-elected Chairman of ECTAA’s Tourism Committee

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations (ECTAA) has re-elected HATTA President Nicholas Kelaiditis as chairman of its Tourism Committee.

Europe’s Travel Agents and Tour Operators to Meet in Chania, Crete

Members of ECTAA, the umbrella organization for Europe’s travel agents and tour operators, will gather for a meeting in Chania, Crete, to discuss European tourism.

HOTREC Makes Recommendations for Regulating Short-term Rentals in the EU

HOTREC is calling for an EU-wide framework that will introduce clear and consistent obligations for short-term rental platforms and hosts.

Europe’s Travel Agents Make Greece ‘Preferred Destination’ for 2022

ECTAA will promote Greece as its preferred travel destination in the next 12 months among its 70,000 member travel agents and tour operators in Europe.

Greek Tourism Minister Calls for EU Mechanism to Address the Crisis

At an informal meeting of tourism ministers of the EU, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias called for an EU mechanism to address the crisis and its repercussions on the sector.

Kikilias to Attend EU Tourism Minister Conference in Dijon

The ministers responsible for tourism in the European Union’s member states will meet in Dijon, France, to discuss achieving sector post-Covid recovery.

ECTAA Appoints Nicholas Kelaiditis as Chairman of Tourism Committee

Nicholas Kelaiditis, the president of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA), has been appointed chairman of the Tourism Committee of the European Travel Agents & Tour Operators Association (ECTAA).

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.

European Tourism Showing Very Slow Recovery, Says ETC

Despite most Covid-19 travel restrictions in Europe being lifted in mid-June, European tourism is showing a very slow recovery, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

EU Updates ‘White List’ of Countries Free to Travel

The EU has updated its initial list of countries for which member states can gradually begin to lift coronavirus travel restrictions.

EU Releases ‘Safe’ List of Nations Welcome for Tourism

Americans and Russians will not be able to visit any EU countries in the coming period, according to a “safe” list announced in Brussels, the EU’s headquarters.

Commission: Helping EU Tourism Businesses Recover from Covid-19

The EU's proposed package of guidelines, announced to help the tourism sector recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, aims to support businesses and save jobs.

Building Sustainability in the Spotlight of GSTC European Regional Meeting 2016

The GSTC European Regional Meeting in Athens, Greece, took place on 23-24 November 2016, with 200 participants, including many GSTC members and GSTC Board members, coming from 16 countries.

ITB 2016: How will Global and European Tourism Fare in 2016?

The tourism research institute IPK International presented the latest forecasts for the global and European tourism industry at the ITB Convention in Berlin.

WTTC: Greece ‘Well-placed’ but Tourism Growth Must Go Hand-in-hand with Investment

Travel and tourism is the driving force of investment and economic growth for local economies but countries set to see an increase in visitors must ensure that infrastructure is in place if they wish to tap into the benefits, a World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) report...

ETC: Greece Welcomes Most Arrivals in Southern and Mediterranean Europe in 2014

Greece led growth in Southern and Mediterranean Europe last year with a 22 percent increase in arrivals, the European Travel Commission (ETC) said in its recently released European Tourism 2014 - Trends & Prospects quarterly report.

Formation of Tourism Intergroup at European Parliament Receives Applause from Sector

The tourism industry across Europe has applauded the recent formation of a new Intergroup by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the subject of Tourism.

UNWTO Member States Set Priorities For European Tourism

International tourism in Europe continues to grow above expectations and despite the region's on-going economic constrains, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
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