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Greece Among Safest Destination Countries in 2019, Says IPK Survey

Greece is on the list of the 20 safest countries in the mind of outbound travelers and was also among the top 10 outperforming destinations in 2018, says IPK.

IPK: Global Outbound Trips for 2019 Slightly Down

With predictions of the global economic growth slowing down in 2019, also the forecast for international travel for this year is slightly below the performance of 2018.

Jan-Aug Visitors to Greece Up by 19%, Dynamic to Continue into 2019

Greece saw its visitor numbers rise by 19 percent during January-August 2018, with the upward trend expected to continue into 2019.

ITB-IPK Study Shows Global Tourism Dynamic Going Strong into 2019

International tourism is expected to continue its upward trend into 2019, on the back of a 6 percent rise in global outbound trips in the first eight months of 2018.

World Travel Monitor Urges Solutions for Overtourism

Experts who gathered in Pisa, Italy, for the 25th World Travel Monitor Forum agreed that the tourism industry must draw up new strategies to manage overtourism.

More Europeans Traveling Abroad, Even Stronger Numbers Next Year

It’s been a strong year for tourism in Europe with outbound travel surpassing forecasts and destinations posting positive figures, according to a survey by IPK International.

IPK‘s World Travel Monitor: Global Travel Trends 2016/2017 at ITB Berlin 2017

Global outbound trips are expected to increase by robust 4 percent in 2017, according to the "IPK‘s World Travel Monitor: Global Travel Trends 2016/2017" survey revealed at ITB Berlin on Wednesday.

Ankara, Berlin Bombings Trouble Tourism Industry

A bomb explosion Tuesday morning in central Berlin, which killed a man in his car, and the Sunday night blast in Ankara leaving at least 37 dead and 125 wounded, has raised concerns in the tourism industry that violence may become a major hindrance to travel.

ITB Berlin 2016: Opening Ceremony and Events Not to Miss

The opening ceremony of ITB Berlin will see celebrity guests from politics and tourism, a film featuring highlights from the exhibition's 50 years and a colourful show hosted by this year’s partner country, the Maldives. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, 8 March at 6 pm in...

ITB Berlin Continues Strong

Despite the global economic crisis the 43rd ITB Berlin travel trade show (11-15 March) saw a positive mood among exhibitors. The fair attracted some 110,000 trade visitors—42 percent from abroad—an increase of four percent from 2008.

SETE Outlook Optimistic for Tourism in 2008

The Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises recently held its sixth conference entitled "The dynamics of changes in world tourism; how do they effect us? What is our reaction?"