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ETC: 3.6% Rise in Europe Int’l Tourist Arrivals by Year End

The European Travel Commission is forecasting a 3.6 percent rise in international tourism arrivals to Europe for the rest of 2019.

ETC: Greece Records ‘Solid Growth’ in 2018 with More Arrivals

Greece is among the countries recording “solid growth” as a destination contributing to Europe’s positive performance of 6% growth in 2018, according to the ETC.

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-China Tourism Year’ Initiative Brings Chinese Travelers to Europe

All the more Chinese travelers are putting European destinations at the top of their travel agendas for 2019, following the EU-China Tourism Year 2018 initiative.

ETC: Europe Remains Most Visited Region in the World

The European tourism sector proved resilient last year yet again as it prepares for 2019 uncertainties, according to the latest report of the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Greece Sees Fastest Growth in Arrivals from Canada in Jan-Sept 2018

Greece welcomed the fastest growth in arrivals from Canada during the first nine months of 2018, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Report Gives Tourism Destinations a More Accurate Picture of Health Tourism

The UNWTO and the ETC have launched a new report on health tourism that defines the motivations behind travelers looking for health-related services.

Travelport Joins Eurail and National Geographic to Attract Chinese Tourists to Europe

A consortium including Eurail Group, National Geographic and Travelport has been selected by the European Travel Commission (ETC) to attract tourists from China to Europe in 2018 and 2019.

ETC and IGCAT to Promote Authentic Food Travel Experiences in Europe

The European Travel Commission (ETC) and IGCAT have joined forces to raise the profile of gastronomy in Europe and enhance the international promotion of pan-European thematic tourism.

ETC: European Tourism Shows Modest Growth in 2016

European tourism demand continues to grow and proves resilient to safety and security challenges and political turmoil, says the European Travel Commission.

UNWTO, European Travel Commission Address Crisis Communications in Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) recently co-organized a working session with European countries to discuss crisis communications in tourism.

ETC: Will Greece Feel the Pinch of the Brexit in the Short-term?

The Brexit inevitably sparks tourism fears concerning air fares and the future of border travel, the European Travel Commission (ETC) notes in its latest report “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects” (Q2/2016).

IGLTA, European Travel Commission Join Forces to Boost LGBT Tourism in Europe

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) has announced its organizational partnership with the European Travel Commission (ETC) in an aim to strengthen LGBT tourism in Europe.

WTM 2015: Visa Facilitation Could Benefit Europe’s Economy by €114 bn, ETC says

The European Travel Commission (ETC) called at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London for reform of the way visas are granted to leisure and business travellers.

ETC-UNWTO International Seminar on Decision-Making Process of Congress Organizers

The European Travel Commission (ETC) and the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will hold an international seminar aimed at tourism professionals to help them take full advantage of the opportunities in the meetings, congresses, conferences and incentives (MCCI) industry.

European Travel Commission Invites Travellers to Discover Europe Through Online Board Game

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has launched "Roll the Dice", a new interactive online campaign aimed to educate, motivate and engage users to discover Europe as the most diverse travel destinations worldwide.

European Travel Commission: Greece Among Top Destinations in Europe

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has included Greece among Europe’s top 10 destinations by international tourist arrivals for the first three quarters of 2014.

Europe Promoted As Tourism Destination By Amadeus, European Travel Commission

Amadeus and the European Travel Commission (ETC) recently signed a strategic partnership to promote Europe as a tourism destination.

Greece To Be Country Partner of WTM Latin America

Greece will be partner country for the World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America that will take place 23-25 April in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as announced by WTM.