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WTTC: Meaningful Experiences, Sharing and Connectivity Top Travel Trends in 2019

Meaningful experiences, environmentally-friendly products and services are set to be this year’s key areas of focus in tourism according to a report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

IOBE Study: Athens Airport Significantly Contributes to Greek Economy Growth

The contribution of Athens International Airport to the Greek economy has significantly increased during the last six years, due to a sharp rise in air arrivals.

Greece Gaining Ground as Education Destination for US Students

Greece ranks high as an education destination for US students, with 4,351 visiting the country in the 2016-17 academic year, which is a 21.1 percent increase.

European Destinations Prefer Quality Over Quantity, Says Report

Popular European cities are wooing more upmarket, niche and cultured travelers and fewer mass-market tourists, according to a report released by Euromonitor International.

Travelport: Greece Among Fastest-growing Destinations for Travelers in France

Greece ranks fourth among the countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travelers in France, according to an analysis by Travelport.

GNTO: Pre-bookings from UK to Greece Up 10% for 2019

Pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the UK to Greece are up by 10 percent, according to the GNTO UK & Ireland Office Director Emy Anagnostopoulou.

International Tourism Maintains Strong Momentum in H1 2018

International tourist arrivals grew by 6 percent in the first six months of 2018 after a record year of growth in 2017, according to UNWTO’s latest barometer.

Athens Hotels Among Europe’s Most Affordable in October

Athens' hotels are among the most competitive in Europe, with the average hotel price reaching 96 euros in October, according to data released by trivago.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

Eurobarometer: Europeans Happy With Passenger Rail Services

Four out of five Europeans travel by train, while the majority is satisfied with the punctuality and reliability of train services, according to a Eurobarometer survey.

IATA Expects Significant Growth in Aviation Jobs

Job opportunities in the aviation industry are expected to significantly increase in the next years, according to a survey released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Travelport, IBM Launch AI Platform to Manage Corporate Travel Spend

Travelport and IBM have introduced the IBM Travel Manager, an industry-first AI platform designed to help businesses manage corporate travel spend.

Sabre: European Travelers to Spend More on Holidays in 2018

A significant percentage of European travelers plan to spend more on holidays in 2018 compared to 2017, according to a survey released by Sabre Corporation.