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Navarino Challenge Shortlisted at International Travel & Tourism Awards 2019 by WTM London

The Greek sports tourism event Navarino Challenge has been shortlisted for the International Travel & Tourism Awards in the "Best in Wellness Tourism" category.

Amadeus to Sponsor ‘Travel Forward’ Startup Competition at WTM 2019

Amadeus will again sponsor the Startup Showcase and Competition, a global travel technology event to be held during the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019.

Mideast Travel Applauded as Leading DMC in Europe and Greece at WTM 2019

Mideast Travel Worldwide was announced Leading Destination Management Company in Europe and in Greece at the 26th World Travel Awards.

Iconic Red Bus to Feature at WTM London 2019

An iconic red London bus will take center stage in the UK and Ireland section of the WTM London 2019 travel exhibition that will run November 4-6.

Nominations Open for WTM’s International Travel & Tourism Awards

The prestigious International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM London, will open nominations on March 1 for its second ceremony in November.

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.

EU Parliament Warns Unregulated Tourism May ‘Hurt’ Santorini

A European Parliament report on overtourism is warning that if tourism flows continue to increase on Santorini, the island will suffer dire consequences.

Travel Entrepreneur Claude Blanc Takes the Helm at WTM Portfolio

Travel industry entrepreneur Claude Blanc has been appointed director of the WTM Portfolio, owned by leading exhibition organizer Reed Exhibitions.

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.

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.