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All Eyes On Global Economy at World Travel Market ‘08

World Travel Market 2008 focused on global travel trends, responsible tourism, and travel technology.

New Identity for Greece at WTM 2007

Tourism Development Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos presented the world with the new image of Greece at World Travel Market, which was held in London last month. The new slogan and logo for Greece was revealed at the inauguration of the Greek National Tourism Organization stand...

World Travel Market 2007 Breaks All Records

World Travel Market 2007 proved a great success and "broke all records," according to the organizer, who recently revealed un-audited figures. WTM is a four-day travel industry event held in London annually, which brings together worldwide buyers and sellers from every sector of...

World Travel Trends 2007 for WTM by Euromonitor

World Travel Market is a four-day travel industry event (November 12-15, London) that brings together worldwide buyers and sellers from every sector of the industry. A record breaking 46,945 travel industry professionals participated at WTM 2006 representing 202 countries and regions.

WTM Participants Foresee Double-digit Tourism Increase for Greece

Greek tourism is expected to record a back-to-back rise in 2006 following this year's bumper season, which saw an estimated 10 percent increase after years of decline, according to tourism professionals who visited last month's World Travel Market held in London.

WTM Mirrors Success of Global Tourism

The World Travel Market (WTM) held in London last month was the perfect venue to present Greece's new advertising campaign with the message "Explore your senses in Greece."

GNTO Receives Top Travel Award

The Hellenic Tourism Organization has received the top award as Europe's Leading National Tourism Organization from the London-based World Travel Awards agency, according to an announcement made last month by the organization.

Senior Travel Highly Profitable for Destinations

Youthful elderly people in Greece, especially when they have a satisfactory pension, are beginning to change the traditional image. They now have a social life as they go to the theater or the cinema frequently, they meet friends for meals, and they travel - to the extent that...

Greece Honored Country at 25th World Travel Market

Greece has been chosen as the honored country at this year's World Travel Market, London, November 8-11, which celebrates its silver anniversary. On hand for the fair's inauguration ceremonies as special guest will be Greece's tourism development minister, Dimitris Avramopoulos.

Greece Stand Prominent at World Travel Market

After last year's fiasco, the London office of the Hellenic Tourism Organization worked closely with the head office this year. In the end, the office and its staff did a superior job in organizing its Greek presentation at one of the world's biggest travel and tourism fairs,...

Implementation of Announced Tourism Development Measures Imperative

Europe's tourism specialists seem to be coming around to the view that the era of Greek improvisation is over and that a long-term strategy is evolving. "In 2005, you will see the first recovery signs, but the significant rise will come in the next few years when the results of...

WTM Signals New Start for World Tourism

There were no unpleasant surprises at his year's World Travel Market held in London last month. On the contrary, the tourism fair was again extremely well organized and and a pleasant experience for most. As well, it was a pleasant surprise to see a new, modern pavilion created...

Greece Outlines Tourism Targets At WTM ’09

Travel and tourism, as an industry, has faced pandemics, natural disasters, escalating fuel prices and 9/11 but one of the World Travel Market's greatest strengths is its ability to mirror the industry in its many moods, said WTM's Chairman Fiona Jeffery at the tourism fair's...

WTM Report Bashes Governments’ Indifference To Tourism

“The world’s governments should do more to support travel and tourism,” World Travel Market’s Chairman Fiona Jeffery told the industry during her opening speech at the tourism fair at ExCel in London, UK, held this year 7-10 November.

Pieria Prefecture Plans New Promotion Program

The northern Greek prefecture of Pieria plans to spend a total of 153 million drachmas to participate at all major tourism exhibitions that take place this year.

World Travel Market Celebrates 21st Birthday

World Travel Market, November 13-16, celebrates its 21st birthday this year with a spectacular, world-class social extravaganza that organizers promise will surpass last year's highly popular Millennium Party.

GNTO To Sponsor WTM International Press Center

For the eighth consecutive year, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will sponsor the World Travel Market (WTM) International Press Center during this year’s trade fair 5-8 November 2012 at Excel London.

WTM Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Powered Flight

In what is a first for World Travel Market, the premier event for the global travel and tourism industry has joined forces with Airline Business, the industry’s leading boardroom title, to launch a high level two-day air travel conference on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11...

Rodos Hits The UK Market

P.RO.TOUR, the Rodos Tourism Promotion Organization, will launch its “Sunkissed by Rodos” campaign at a celebrity-hosted event at the World Travel Market in London, UK, 5-8 November 2012. A BBC host will make the official presentation.

Greek Tourism’s New Identity Outlined At WTM

“Working in international travel and tourism at the moment is certainly no holiday for many of us,” World Travel Market’s Chairman Fiona Jeffery said during her opening speech at the tourism fair at ExCel in London, UK, held this year 8-11 November.