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Bolivia Wants to Learn from Greek Tourism

Bolivian President Evo Morales, during his recent visit to Athens, said he would like for his country to learn from Greece's tourism success.

WTTC Impressed by Greek Tourism Sector Growth Rate

The Greek tourism sector is growing over three times faster than the wider economy, according to new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC Says Travel and Tourism to Save the Day After Brexit

As March 29 draws near, new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council found that the industry may keep the UK economy strong after Brexit.

Travel & Tourism Contributed $8.8 Trillion to Global Economy in 2018

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to the world economy in 2018, according to the WTTC.

WTTC and IBMATA Partner to Promote Biometric Technology for Seamless Travel

WTTC and IBMATA have partnered to promote biometric technology for safe, secure and better travel across international borders.

WTTC Says 700,000 Travel and Tourism Jobs at Risk Under ‘No-deal’ Brexit

Some 700,000 travel and tourism jobs could be at risk under a 'no-deal' Brexit, according to new analysis from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

UNWTO Praises Greece for 2018 Record Tourism Results

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has applauded the Greek Tourism Ministry and Minister Elena Kountoura for Greece's "record results" in 2018.

Greece Sees ‘Impressive’ 43.2% Increase of Tourists from Spain in 2018

Greece in 2018 saw an "impressive" rise in arrivals from Spain by 43.2 percent to 255,883, compared to 2017, according to the GNTO.

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.

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.

Greece is an Attractive Investment Opportunity in Med and Europe, Says Minister

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invites Greek and foreign investors to take advantage of the new prospects and invest in Greek tourism.

Tourism Contributed €52.3 Billion to Greek Economy in 2009-2016

Tourism, one of the top four industries in Greece, generated revenue in the 2009-2016 period, contributing 52.3 billion euros to state coffers, according to INSETE.

Greece Earned €35 Billion from Travel and Tourism in 2017, Says WTTC

Travel and tourism in 2017 contributed a total of 19.7% to Greece's GDP and amounted to 35 billion euros generated in the Greek economy, according to WTTC data.

Travel Etiquette: How to Be a Better Tourist

Ten ways for travelers to stop upsetting locals and for them to make the destinations they visit better for the environment and their fellow holidaymakers.

Foreign Visitor Spending in Greece on the Rise

Greece is ranked 18th among 30 countries that have seen the largest growth in spending from international visitors in the past seven years, according to a report released by WTTC.

Aria Hotels Expands its Hospitality Concept to Spain

Aria Hotels, a collection of boutique hotels and villas based in Greece, is expanding its activities to the Spanish market by opening a new office in Madrid.

Greece Presented to European Tourism Leaders by Minister Kountoura

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented Greece's tourism policy to over 150 European leaders in tourism, during the WTTC's first Europe Leaders Forum in Lisbon, Portugal.

CEOs of Thomas Cook and MSC Cruises to Speak at WTTC’s first European Leaders Forum

Global leaders from the travel and tourism industry, such as the CEOs of Thomas Cook and MSC Cruises, will meet at the first WTTC European Leaders Forum in Lisbon, Portugal on September 11.

Peloponnese Region Hosts WTFL Chief, Promotes Sustainable Tourism

Peloponnese Region Governor Petros Tatoulis recently discussed sustainable tourism practices with Martin Barth, CEO of World Tourism Forum Lucerne.

EU Lawmakers Adopt ‘ETIAS’ Travel Authorization System

The European Parliament approved the establishment of ETIAS, an EU regulation that will include advanced checks to visa-exempt third-country nationals traveling to the Schengen area.