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WCSG 2022: Mexico’s Guanajuato Invites Europeans to 4th World Company Sport Games

Juan José Álvarez Brunel, Tourism Minister of Guanajuato, Mexico, speaks to GTP Headlines and introduces next year’s host city for the WCSG, an event that attracts thousands of participants.

Greek Minister Goes to the United States ahead of Tourism Reopening

Greece’s tourism minister will be in the US over the next few days as part of an awareness-raising effort ahead of the country’s official opening to tourists in May.

Report: Consumers are Looking Forward to Traveling Again

A global consumer survey by American Express reveals key trends indicating pent-up demand for travel, a readiness to plan for future trips, and the rise of the digital nomad.

Greece Among UK’s Most Searched-for 2021 Holiday Destinations

Greece is among the Top 10 most searched-for holiday destinations in the UK for 2021, according to a recent study by Medical Travel Compared.

Animasyros Festival in Greece to Focus on UK Animation Market

Animasyros, the annual festival dedicated to the art of animation, in September will return to Syros for its 13th edition, which will focus on the UK animation market.

Greece Wins at CNT’s 21st Annual Readers’ Travel Awards 2018

Greece shined at the Readers' Travel Awards 2018 that were recently presented in London by renowned UK magazine Condé Nast Traveller (CNT).

Aeromexico to Launch Seasonal Services to Central America, Caribbean

Aeromexico in November will launch two new seasonal routes from Mexico City to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and Liberia in Costa Rica.

Aeromexico, Jet Airways Connect Mexico and India with Codeshare Flights

Aeromexico and Jet Airways have announced codeshare flights to be operated between Mexico City, New Delhi and Mumbai through London as of May.

Medical Tourism Gains Ground, Says IPK Survey

Nearly 70 percent of all international health and medical outbound trips in 2016 were made for health-oriented reasons, according to a survey by IPK International.

Athens to Host 1st Ministerial Conference of ‘Ancient Civilizations Forum’

Athens will host the first ministerial conference of the member states that comprise the Ancient Civilizations Forum, with the participation of foreign ministers of ten countries.

Aeromexico Announces Fourth Destination in Europe: Amsterdam

Aeromexico has announced three weekly nonstop flights between Mexico City and Amsterdam starting on May 29, 2016, making the city its fourth destination in Europe.

WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns for a Second Year

An array of exhibitors will be partying in style during WTM London’s Festival programme on Wednesday November 4.
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Mexico, Burkina Faso Official Hosts Of World Tourism Day 2014, 2015

Mexico was selected to be the official host country for World Tourism Day (WTD) 2014 and Burkina Faso for WTD 2015. The respective themes will be “Tourism and Community Development” for 2014, and “One billion tourists, one billion opportunities” for 2015.

Continental Airlines Organizes Second FAM Trip

Continental Airlines recently organized a second familiarization trip for 10 travel agents in order to inform them on all aspects of the airline's services and beyond. On the previous familiarization trip travel agents were toured around Newark Liberty International Airport,...

Amadeus Research Reveals Greek Travel Agencies Must Embrace Technology

Amadeus, a leading provider of solutions to the travel industry for the management of distribution and selling of travel services, recently held an event in Athens where results from research revealed the Internet and new technology hold many opportunities for Greek travel...

British Airways Gives Children a Voice

British Airways recently invited twelve young travelers from all over the world to its London headquarters in Waterside, in order to participate in a kid's council that would inquire into the needs of this age group.

Another Record Year for World Tourism

With 842 million arrivals and a 4.5% growth rate, 2006 exceeded expectations as the tourism sector continued to enjoy above average results, making it a new record year for the industry. The latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer figures suggest that 2007 will consolidate this...

SkyTeam Welcomes Aeroflot As Tenth Member

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, welcomed Aeroflot as its tenth member and this event was celebrated in Athens at the annual party. Aeroflot, the largest Russian airline, offers daily flights to 89 destinations in 47 countries with its fleet of 81 aircraft. The carrier is...

Greece Would Draw Millions of Tourists as a Cruise Hub

Making Greece an international cruise hub for the eastern Mediterranean would bring five million tourists in a few years and tremendous financial returns were the main conclusion drawn from the forum organized by the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on...

Princess Cruises To Embark From Piraeus in Spring 2007

S Cruiseplan, said, "will give Greeks the opportunity to escape completely from their daily routine."
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