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WTM London 2015 Events Sees a Record 18,000 Attendees

World Travel Market (WTM) London 2015’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 6.2 percent increase smashing through the 18,000 barrier for the first time.

WTM London Again Attracts 50,000 Participants

World Travel Market London 2015 was a phenomenally successful event surpassing the average attendance of the previous five events with the number of qualified buyers remaining at a record high.

South Aegean Region Stands Out from the Crowd at WTM 2015

The Region of the South Aegean made its presence felt at this year's World Travel Market in London.

GTP – WTM 2015 Partnership Successful, Ready to Join Forces Again Next Year

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has announced the completion of its partnership with international tourism fair, World Travel Market 2015, held in London last week.

WTM 2015: The Peloponnese Experience – All in One Plus More

It’s accessible, it’s diverse, it’s home to Greece’s foremost historic monuments, its coastline is endless, it hosts a number of World Heritage sites, it combines sea, sun and mountains, and its culinary traditions are highly sought after. This is the Peloponnese.

WTM 2015: UNWTO Affiliate Members Board Elects Edmund Bartlett as New Chairman

The UNWTO Affiliate Members Board has elected Edmund Bartlett as its new Chairman at the Board's Meeting held last week on the sidelines of the World Travel Market in London.

Greece @ WTM 2015 – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Greek tourism is expected to enjoy further growth in 2016 it was understood during the 36th World Travel Market (WTM), held November 2-5 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London. The WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry.

WTM 2015: Ionian Isles – Investing in the ‘People Factor’

Why visit the Ionian islands? In short: you leave a happy (wo)man, you’ve received your money’s worth and your needs have been respected. These, in the words of Spyros Galiatsatos, Vice Governor of Tourism and Promotion for the Ionian Islands Region, are what makes… or breaks...

WTM 2015: Ios – Magic of Tourism is All About Giving

For the authorities on the Cycladic island of Ios, the best way to get things done was to hire a consulting agency which would offer the knowhow and the connections to bring Ios into the spotlight, Angela Fakou representing the Ios Municipality Tourism Committee, told the Greek...

WTM 2015: Skiathos – Mamma Mia, Here I Go Again… 60-70% Repeat Visitors

“Skiathos is a home away from home, it’s safe and friendly and we know our visitors by their first names,” Panos Diolettas, president of the Skiathos Tourism Development Committee, told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) on the sidelines of the World Travel Market (WTM) in London.

WTM London 2015 – Day 4 – Final Day Highlights

Thursday was the final day of WTM London 2015 at ExCeL London. Watch the "end of day" video and hear from visitors and exhibitors giving their view on the leading global event for the travel industry - WTM London 2015.

WTM 2015: Greek Alt. Minister Kountoura Talks Tourism in the UK

Greek tourism's opportunities for developing new products and destinations and for expanding the season were among the main topics Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura focused on during her meetings with leading UK tour operators on the sidelines of this week's World Travel...

WTM 2015: Thursday Confirms the Thirst for Speed Networking

WTM London 2015 ended on a high, with speed networking for buyers and a separate session for bloggers setting the tone for a busy final day.

WTM London 2015 – Day 3 – End of Day Highlights

A third successful day of WTM London has come to an end. Take a look at some of the highlights from the day, including the World Responsible Tourism Opening and Awards.

WTM 2015: Social Media Changing Destination Branding, UNWTO/WTM Ministers Summit

Destination branding and the way tourism marketing organizations operate need to be adapted to the changes brought in by social media, according to the outcome of the meeting of Ministers of Tourism and private sector leaders at the 9th UNWTO & World Travel Market (WTM)...

WTM 2015: ‘The Warm Embrace Makes Greek Tourism a Leader’, Says Rhodes Hotels Chief

Why Greece? It’s hospitable, safe, a value for money, offering a quality product at good prices. Why the Greek island of Rhodes? It’s diversity, the sheer variety and caliber of its offerings and the warmth of its people.

WTM 2015: Poros – A Greek Island for the Refined & the Soul Seeker

For some Greek islands, mass tourism is their life source, but for the isle of Poros, in the Saronic Gulf, just an hour away from Athens, it’s not a factor at play.

WTM 2015: Airline Sector in the Spotlight at World Travel Market Day 3

The airline sector was in the spotlight on the third day of World Travel Market London 2015 – the leading global event for the travel industry.

WTM London 2015 – Day 2 – End of Day Highlights

Day two of WTM London, opening its doors to all travel trade attendees, was exceptionally busy. Watch end of day video & check out tomorrow's key events.

WTM 2015: UK Early Bookings Give Greece Encouraging News for 2016 Season

A one-digit increase in early bookings from the United Kingdom to Greece for 2016 has been recorded so far, Andreas Andreadis, president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), said on the sidelines of the World Travel Market London.