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WTM London 2018 Posts Record in Travel Industry Deals

The World Travel Market (WTM) London 2018, held last November, will generate a record £3.4 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, according to Reed Exhibitions, the event’s organizer.

WTM London 2018 was Most Successful Ever, Says Organizer

Overall participant numbers at WTM London 2018 increased to 51,409 – making it one of the highest attended of the 39 WTM London’s that have taken place since it launched in 1980.

Respond on Demand Brings Together Greek and UK Tourism Professionals

Respond on Demand recently held a workshop in London and brought together Greek tourism entrepreneurs with leading UK travel professionals.

Halkidiki Tourism Body Head Optimistic About 2019

Halkidiki in Northern Greece is seeing tourism flows rise with Germans in the lead followed by the Brits, while authorities prepare to tap into the Irish market.

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.

Winners Announced for 1st International Travel & Tourism Awards by WTM London

The best in class of the global travel and tourism industry were recently revealed at the first International Travel & Tourism Awards in London.

Celestyal Cruises on Course to Extend Greek Tourism Season

Celestyal Cruises is going full speed ahead in its aim to extend the cruise tourism season in Greece, according to the company's CEO, Chris Theophilides.

‘Gastrodiplomacy’ Introduced as Tool to Promote Food Tourism

The concept of "Gastrodiplomacy", a way of promoting a country's local culinary scene, was introduced to an audience of tourism professionals during the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Greece in ‘High Spirits’ at WTM London 2018 Expo – Photo Report

With the traditional market of the United Kingdom showing growth, Greece is expecting a new record of British arrivals in 2018.

Greek Tourism’s Success Story Told to the World

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spread the word on Greek tourism's success story, during a series of events held during the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Inova Receives ‘Best Tourism Marketing Agency’ Title at WTM London 2018

Inova Hospitality Management won the silver award as the Best Tourism Marketing Agency at the 2018 International Travel & Tourism Awards, held during WTM London 2018.

Governments and Entrepreneurs Discuss Investment in Tourism Technology at WTM London

Investment in tourism technology was discussed between government officials and private sector entrepreneurs during WTM 2018 London.

Minister Kountoura Promotes Greek Tourism in 15 Seconds

Minister Elena Kountoura was quick to respond when CNN International's Richard Quest asked her to promote Greek tourism... in just 15 seconds.

Greece Shares Best Tourism Practices at WTM London 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, during WTM London 2018, shared Greece's best practices and actions implemented to overcome challenges and achieve tourism growth.

Halkidiki to Welcome Ireland as New Tourism Market in 2019

Ryanair's new Dublin-Thessaloniki flight, to take off in 2019, has sparked interest for the northern Greek destination of Halkidiki from the Irish market.

Greece Presents New Tourism Growth Plan at WTM London 2018

Greece's new growth plan for the "next day in tourism" was presented to the world on the opening day of the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Author Victoria Hislop Interested in Promoting Greek Tourism Through Film

Author Victoria Hislop is looking to transform some of her short stories into films that will “introduce people to a different side of Greece”.

Brexit: Travel Industry Waiting to See if Brits will Change 2019 Holiday Plans

While Brexit is approaching, new research from ForwardKeys revealed that trends in the UK outbound market show that it is still "business as usual".

Greece’s Best Goes to WTM London 2018 Tourism Expo

The best of Greece, including its best tourism practices, will be presented to the world at the WTM London 2018 expo, set to open on Monday, November 5.

UNWTO Calls for Tech and Investment in Tourism at WTM London 2018

The UNWTO will focus on investment in tourism technology at this year’s Minister’s Summit at WTM London 2018 and also examine the role of music in tourism.