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Deborah Rothe Takes Over as Head of ITB Berlin

Deborah Rothe has taken over as the new Exhibition Director & Project Manager of ITB Berlin, the world's leading travel trade show.

SuitePad Wins ‘Best In-Room Tablets’ Title at 2023 HotelTechAwards

SuitePad was recognized as the number-one In-Room Tablet for hotels at the 2023 HotelTechAwards.

ITB Berlin 2023: New Virtual B2B Platform ‘ITBxplore’ Goes Online

ITBxplore, a new digital platform aimed at accommodating networking at the ITB Berlin 2023 tourism expo, has gone online.

ForwardKeys: US Travelers Driving Global Tourism Recovery in 2022

The US was a top source market that drove tourism’s global recovery last year, according to the “2022 Most Visited Destinations Report” of ForwardKeys.

Skyscanner: Global Travel Demand for 2023 Remains Strong

A tourism industry recovery is expected in 2023 as people are planning to continue to invest in travel, according to a report by travel marketplace Skyscanner.

Cruise Lines are Confident of ‘Extraordinary’ 2023 Despite Rising Costs

The resilience of the cruise industry in 2022 and its future challenges for full recovery in 2023 were among the main topics of the International Cruise Summit in Madrid.

French Travel Agents Get to Know Trikala, Thessaly

Trikala's DMO promoted the destination’s tourism offerings to French travel agents during the Selectour conference held in Athens.

Greece and Egypt Discuss Joint Tourism and Culture Ventures

Greece and Egypt are exploring ways to strengthen their collaboration in the tourism and culture fields.

London’s Famous Red Buses ‘Feature’ Thessaloniki

Londoners are getting a ‘taste’ of Thessaloniki this month thanks to a red bus promo campaign launched by the Greek city’s tourism organization.

Putin Scraps Russia’s National Tourism Agency

Russia’s tourism policy will now be overseen by the country’s economic development ministry after Russian President Vladimir Putin scrapped Rostourism, the federal tourism agency.

Italian Travelers Send Greece Encouraging Signs 

Greek tourism professionals are seeing encouraging signs from Italy with more Italians either searching or already booking their holidays to Greece.

UNWTO: Plunge in 2020 Arrivals Drives Tourism Back to 1990 Levels

The year 2020 will go down in history as the worst year on record for global tourism with international arrivals expected to reach 1990 levels, the UNWTO says.

G20 Tourism Ministers Agree to Public-Private Actions for Sector Recovery

In a historic meeting, in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, G20 Tourism Ministers addressed the current challenges to the tourism sector and the way forward.

Mycenae Site and Museum Reopen to the Public

The archaeological site of Mycenae has reopened to visitors after a recent wildfire charred the surrounding area.

Greek Culture Minister Says Fire-hit Mycenae to Reopen Soon

Greece's Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said the archaeological site of Mycenae, evacuated on Sunday due to a wildfire, would open soon.

SWOT to Hold 7th Edition of Business Travel Professionals Forum

SWOT will organize the two-day Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF) for the seventh year, during November 28-29 in Athens.

Travelport Improves Experience for Passengers with Intellectual Disabilities

Travel agents and operators can now use Travelport's special DPNA SSR code to inform airlines when a passenger has intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance.

More than Half of World’s Travelers Rely on Instagram for Inspiration

More than half of the world’s travelers turn to Instagram for inspiration, with Santorini, the Acropolis and Elafonissi among the top 10 most sought-after destinations.

Louis Hotels Opens New ‘Polis 1907’ Boutique Hotel in Cyprus

Louis Hotels has opened its new "Polis 1907" boutique hotel in the heart of Polis Crysochous, in the northwestern part of Cyprus.

Cruise Industry Commits to Sustainable Practices for Cleaner Seas

The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) underscored the global cruise industry’s commitment to sustainability, during recent events in Abu Dhabi and Berlin.
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