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Report: 1 in 2 Europeans Optimistic About Travel Due to Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

The impact of Covid-19 vaccines on travel sentiment is fairly positive, according to the European Travel Commission’s latest report.

ETC Releases 7-step Guide for Sustainable Tourism Development

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has published a seven-step guide for the sustainable tourism development of European destinations.

Applications Open for Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2021

Applications have opened for the ECTN Awards - Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism 2021, the European Travel Commission (ETC) has announced.

Europeans Eager to Get Traveling, Aiming for May-July

Locked up for months due to Covid-19 containment measures, Europeans are looking to go on vacation early this summer, according to the latest report by the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Covid-19: Int’l Arrivals to Europe Mark 30-year Low in 2020

International arrivals to Europe marked a 30-year low last year, down by 70% compared to 2019 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the ETC's quarterly report.

European Travel Commission Slams UK’s New Measures for Travelers

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has strongly condemned the new UK travel measures that include heavy financial penalties for travelers and potential jail time for non-compliance.

ETC and Eurail Launch Award to Recognise Best Rail Tourism Campaigns

The European Travel Commission (ETC) and Eurail have launched a joint competition for the Best European Rail Tourism Campaign 2021, as part of the European Year of Rail (EYR) initiative.

ETC: 52% of Europeans Plan to Travel in Next Six Months

The European Travel Commission's (ETC) latest report reveals that 52 percent of Europeans plan to travel in the next six months.

Air Travel in Systemic Collapse with Nearly 7,000 Routes Lost, Says ACI Europe

ACI Europe and the European Travel Commission (ETC) are urging the EU to come up with more flexible state aid rules to provide assistance to airports and support air connectivity.

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.

Greece Aiming to Go Beyond ‘Sun and Sea’ Tourism Model

The GNTO is aiming to take Greek tourism to the next level, beyond the already established "sun and sea" offer, and provide a new travel experience to visitors, focused on sustainability.

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).

European Arrivals Set to Decline by 61% in 2020, Says ETC

A new surge in Covid-19 cases and the reintroduction of travel restrictions have halted European tourism recovery with arrivals set to be down by 61% in 2020, says 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.

Europe’s Travel and Tourism Industry Calls for End to Quarantines in EU

Over 20 travel and tourism bodies are calling for the European Commission to replace quarantine restrictions with a common EU testing protocol for travel.

European Travel Commission Announces New President

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has appointed Luís Araújo from Turismo de Portugal as its new president for a three-year term.

‘We are Europe’ Tourism Campaign Launched by ETC and Euronews

The ETC and Euronews have launched a new media campaign to inspire people to get ready to travel again as restrictions across Europe are gradually being eased.

Trump’s Europe Travel Ban Spurs Industry Criticism

The global travel and tourism industry has strongly reacted to US President Donald Trump’s decision to ban inbound travel from 26 EU countries.

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.