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Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

VISA Study: More Travel, Shorter Trips, Cash Still Rules

People are traveling more but trips are getting shorter while travelers still prefer to pay in cash, according to VISA's Global Travel Intentions Study.

New Security Checks for All US-bound Travelers Take Effect

American and foreign nationals flying into the US will now have to face enhanced security controls and questioning at airports.

BBC On Global Travel: Who Is Going Where? And Why?

Over a billion people traveled to another country last year. But where were they going and why? BBC News examines the facts about global travel using data from the UNWTO.

Prolonged Iraqi War Requires Contingency Plans

A prolonged war in Iraq would destroy more than three million jobs in the global travel and tourism industry and eliminate more than $30 billion of economic value (gross domestic product) in 2003, the latest research from the World Travel & Tourism Council shows.