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Greek Tourism Minister Holds Key Talks at WTM London 2019

On the sidelines of WTM London 2019, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis met with airlines and travel groups interested in boosting their presence in Greece.

Stakeholders Call for ‘Transport and Tourism’ Portfolio in European Commission

Fifty European tourism stakeholders are calling for the European Commission to create a “Transport and Tourism” portfolio.

TUI Aims to Fill ‘Gap’ Thomas Cook Left in Greek Hotels

TUI is looking to pick up the pieces from the collapse of Thomas Cook, which left behind thousands of stranded tourists and lost hotel bookings in many countries, including Greece.

Brexit Doubts, 737 MAX Grounding Keep TUI Outlook Steady

Brexit uncertainty, aviation overcapacity to Spain, and delayed summer bookings appear to have taken a toll on TUI Group’s third quarter results.

TUI Expects to Bring 3 Million Tourists to Greece in 2019

With Greece ranking among its two most important destinations for travel in 2019, TUI expects to bring more than 3 million customers to the country this year from all across Europe.

TUI-Atlantica Joint Venture Opens New High-end Resort on Kos

Kos has welcomed the opening of the TUI SENSIMAR Atlantica Belvedere Resort & Spa by joint venture partners, travel giant TUI Group and hotel group Atlantica

IATA Expects Boeing 737 MAX to Remain Grounded Until August

Boeing’s fastest-selling aircraft, the 737 MAX 8, is most likely to remain grounded until August the earliest, according to estimates by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

TUI Keen on Further Developing its Hotel Brands in Greece

Greece is among the countries where travel giant TUI Group is interested in opening more hotels to include in its growing portfolio.

Greece a Big Part of TUI fly’s Summer 2020 Flight Schedule

TUI fly has announced flights to European hotspots for the Summer 2020 season with a focus on destinations in Spain and Greece.

Lower Spain Margins, Boeing 737 MAX Issue Take Toll on TUI Group H1 Results

Airline overcapacity for Spain and the grounding of 15 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes appear to have taken a toll on TUI Group’s first half results.

TUI Expands Hotel Business with Three Hotels on Kos

As part of its expansion strategy to strengthen its high-margin hotel segment, TUI Group moves into Greece with the acquisition of three hotels on Kos.

TUI Appoints New Chief Creative Officer

Anna Laestadius has been appointed as Chief Creative Officer of the Hanover, Germany based TUI Group, overseeing the global development of the TUI brand.

Polish Tourists to Discover Attica via New TUI Flights from Warsaw and Katowice

TUI Poland, a member of TUI Group, will launch seasonal flights to Athens from the cities of Warsaw and Katowice for summer 2019.

Boeing Stops All 737 Max 8 Flights, Limited Disruption Expected

New evidence by Ethiopian authorities has prompted US company Boeing to terminate all 737 Max 8 flights following a second deadly accident in less than six months.

Greece Joins Countries Suspending All Boeing 737 MAX Flights

Greece has suspended all Boeing 737 MAX 8 flights out of its airports, after the fatal Ethiopian Airlines flight crash.

Greek Minister Calls for Unified EU Tourism Policy

While in Brussels, Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura urged European stakeholders to work together towards setting up a common EU tourism policy.

Extraordinary Hot Summer Hurts TUI’s Earnings

The unusually long and hot summer in Northern Europe in 2018 was said to be among the main reasons for a decline in the earnings of TUI Group.

TUI: Spain, Greece, Turkey Most Popular Destinations for 2019

Spain and Greece continue to be among the favorite destinations of TUI holidaymakers in all European markets for 2019, while Turkey is set to see a strong comeback.

Int’l Tourism Leaders to Discuss Future of Travel at ITB Berlin Convention 2019

Some 400 leading figures from tourism and entrepreneurship will discuss the future of travel at the ITB Berlin Convention 2019 during March 6-9.

TUI Included Among World’s Most Carbon-efficient Airlines by Atmosfair

TUI Group's airlines, TUI Airways and TUI fly, have achieved top rankings in the 2018 Airline Index by the independent climate protection organisation atmosfair.