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Greece @ WTM 2014 – Photo Report by GTP

The 35th World Travel Market (WTM), held 3-6 November on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London, sent out positive messages for another good year for Greek tourism.

WTM 2014: Region of Peloponnese Reveals Plans to Become a Tourist Mecca

The relaunch of the railroad network in the mountainous Peloponnese and the promotion of the region as a wedding destination are included in the tourism strategy of the Region of the Peloponnese.

WTM 2014: Rhodes Artwork Exhibit to Open at the Louvre

Proud to announce the opening next week of the Rhodian archaeological exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris, the South Aegean Region and the Louvre Museum hosted a press conference recently during World Travel Market 2014.

WTM 2014: Greece Tops Gays’ List as Desired Holiday Destination

Greece and Athens are at the top of the LGBT community’s list as a choice holiday destination, according to a study released Wednesday at this year’s World Travel Market in London.

Bloomberg: Greece’s Tourism On Track – Video

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni referred to positive and optimistic estimates for tourism in 2015, during an interview on Bloomberg Television, on the second day of the World Travel Market in London.

WTM 2014: Diversity And Quality Take Greek Tourism To The Top

Political stability and renewed trust in Greece are giving the Greek tourism industry a boost, said the secretary general of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2014.

WTM 2014: Gods, Myths & Heroes To Draw Tourists To Greece

Greece's communication strategy for 2015 is based on the Greek gods and ancient heroes. "Every Greek destination is the birthplace of an ancient god, every place in our country hides a myth, a magical story, the energy of which is kept alive until today," Greek Tourism Minister...

WTM 2014: Pre-Bookings From the UK To Greece On The Up For 2015

An increase in pre-bookings from the United Kingdom to Greece for 2015 has been recorded, following a 16 percent increase in arrivals and a 20 percent rise in revenues in 2014, compared to 2013.

WTM 2014

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is the must-attend four-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry.

Tourism Minister Leaves For The UK To Promote Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni departed for the United Kingdom on Friday 31 October, to attend the World Travel Market (WTM) 2014 that opens its doors on 3 November at ExCeL London.

WTM 2014: UNWTO Activities At World Travel Market

The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit will bring together Tourism Ministers and leading tourism experts from all over the world to debate key issues surrounding tourism and mega-events.

WTM 2014: Greece Prepares Various Activities At World Travel Market In London

Greece is getting ready to attend the World Travel Market (WTM) 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, with quite a few events planned. WTM 2014 will open its doors on Monday 3 November at ExCeL, London exhibition center.

UNWTO-WTM Ministers’ Summit To Address Mega Events, Tourism & Creating Lasting Legacies

The 2014 UNWTO and WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market (WTM) will put a spotlight on the essential connection between tourism and mega events, looking in particular at how such events can create a lasting legacy.

WTM 2014: GNTO To Offer Greek Cookery Lesson & Free Trip To Greece

At this year’s World Travel Market in London, UK, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is offering 20 travel agents the chance to brush up on their Mediterranean cooking skills and a hotel-based trip to Greece for one lucky winner!

World Travel Market Marks Its 35th Anniversary With 35 Little-Known Facts

The World Travel Market, the four-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry, is celebrating its 35th event this year.

Travel Industry’s Biggest Companies To Attend WTM’s Responsible Tourism Program

World Travel Market 2014’s Responsible Tourism Program will include some of the biggest names in travel including Tui, Thomas Cook, Kuoni, Virgin Holidays and the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).

WTM 2014 Extends Opening Hours For 35th Event In November

World Travel Market, a major global event for the travel industry, is extending the opening hours of WTM 2014 to facilitate even more business as part of its 35th event celebrations.

New Website Launches For World Travel Market 2014

A new website has been launched for the World Travel Market (WTM), one of the leading global events for the travel industry.