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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).

European Commission Launches Open Consultations On EU Tourism

The European Commission has launched online open consultations on the future of European Tourism and on the regulatory and administrative framework of tourism businesses in the EU.

Study: Greece Lags Behind In Online Activity For Travel

A relatively low proportion of enterprises in Greece are using e-commerce to connect to potential customers, according to an Oxford Economics study entitled "The Impact of Online Content on European Tourism," recently presented in Athens.
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European Tourism On Modest Upward Trend This Year

International arrivals and nights to Europe for the first months of 2013 point to a slower, but continued growth for most of the destinations referred to in the European Travel Commission's first quarterly report "European Tourism in 2013 – Trends & Prospects" that was recently...

Ministry Announces Initial 2008 Tourism Data

Prior to an agreement between state tourism officials and the private tourism sector (see page 3), Geece's tourism ministry expressed its satisfaction with this year's tourism figures.

Gerasimos Fokas

After the terrorist activity of September 11 in the USA, a series of incidents have created unstable and intense competitive conditions within the global and European tourism market. Major European tour operators, within the framework of an even more aggressive policy, now...