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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.

ETC: Travel Demand for Europe Stable but Slower

Interest in traveling to European destinations is still strong despite Brexit and a slower EU economy, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

ETC: Europe Enticing Larger Share of South-East Asian Travelers

City tourism and a wide array of choices make Europe a top destination for South-East Asian travelers, says a study by the European Travel Commission (ETC).

ETC: Greece Sees High Growth in Visits from US, France, UK in Early 2019

Greece enjoyed the highest rate of demand growth from the US, France and the UK during the first months of 2019, according to the ETC's latest report.

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).