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Hotels See More Direct Bookings But Still Rely on OTAs, Says HOTREC Study

Despite hotels in 2021 seeing an increase in direct bookings, their reliance on online travel agencies (OTAs) remained almost at the same level as 2019, according to a study released by HOTREC.

Travel Searches Surge as Covid-19 Restrictions Ease, Says Expedia

The further opening of borders and easing of Covid-19 travel restrictions led to a significant increase in travel searches during the first three months of 2022, says Expedia.

UNWTO: Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism Surpasses 500 Signatories

The number of signatories to the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism has passed the 500-mark, just four months after the initiative was launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

‘Flex Travel’ a Priority for Travelers in 2022, Says Expedia

After two years of enduring a global pandemic, people value travel more than ever, ranking ‘flex travel’ at the top of their priorities for 2022, a new report by Expedia reveals.

Study: Greece Holding Strong in EU Short-term Rental Demand

Greece is holding strong in Europe in terms of overnight short-term rental bookings, according to a study released by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency.

Airbnb, Booking, VRBO Agree to Comply with Greek Tax Laws

Greece’s national revenue body has made an agreement with short-term rental operators Airbnb, Booking.com and VRBO for compliance to local tax laws.

UNWTO Partners with Expedia Group to Guide Tourism Recovery

UNWTO and the Expedia Group have joined forces, aiming to strengthen ties between the public and private sectors and drive tourism’s recovery from Covid-19.

Airbnb to Share Rental Data with European Commission

Eurostat for the first time will have access to reliable data about short-term rental accommodation offered via platforms such as Airbnb.

Discover the World Greece Partners with Expedia’s Hotels.com

Discover The World Greece has undertaken the B2B sales representation of the Hotels.com accommodation booking platform in the Greek market.

ITB Asia 2019 Conference to Welcome Travel Industry Leaders in October

The ITB Asia 2019 conference is set to deliver a series of keynote presentations in October, with the participation of speakers from leading travel and technology companies.

ITB 2015: GNTO Scoops Up Expedia Award for Best Destination Campaign of the Year

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) was announced on Thursday as one of the recipients of the 2014 EMEA Partner Awards of Expedia Media Solutions, the advertising division of the Expedia group.