2016: year of corporate tax reform and fiscal transparency, Moscovici tells MEPs

2016 should be the year of corporate tax reform and fiscal transparency, tax Commissioner Pierre Moscovici told MEPs from the Special Committee on Tax...

Cactus Beach: Achieves Prestigious Travelife Gold Award

The Cactus Beach in Stalis, Crete has just achieved a prestigious Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations Gold award. Travelife – the international sustainability certification...

John Kent: Models, Margins, Revenue and Consolidation in the Leisure Hospitality Industry

For more than 50 years, the large majority of European tourists preferred to book their short-haul holidays through Tour Operators and not independently. It...

Red Sea specialist expands into Greece and Turkey

Red Sea Holidays is expanding into Greece and Turkey for Summer 2016 following the forced suspension of flights between the UK and the Egyptian...

Med cities want to profit from booming market

More cities in the Mediterranean want to position themselves as standalone destinations and profit from the segment’s continuous growth, including on the German market. City...

Chinese tourism expected to hit the 130 million mark

After being the global travel story in 2015, the boom of Chinese tourism is expected to continue. The forecast is that the number of...

Sale could re-make the bedbanks business

The potential sale of Kuoni and of TUI’s Hotelbeds unit could result in a far-reaching consolidation of the international bedbanks business. Kuoni confirmed this week...

Brussels unveils quirky campaign to win back tourists after terror scares

Visit Brussels has announced plans for a quirky campaign to reassure tourists following the 'lockdown' and terror scares at the end of last year. The...

Mixed year for specialist tour operators

Germany’s many specialist tour operators have seen fluctuating fortunes this year although most have grown with a mix of new products, according to fvw’s...

Tourists seeking to avoid terror threat head for safety of Spain

Bumper year forecast for Spanish tourism as British and Russian holidaymakers shun Tunisia and Egypt following last year’s attacks Gone are the days when...

UK Tourism revenue to reach 23 billion pounds in 2016

The UK expects to welcome some 36.7 million foreign visitors in 2016, and anticipates an increase in the tourism revenue of 4.2% compared to...

BllendDesignOffice on the European Stage

BllendDesignOffice having won 3 awards in European Property Awards 2015 was even more honoured to go on to the final stage of the competition...

Kalymnos: A treasure island for divers and climbers

Are you looking for pure and pristine places? Do you crave simplicity and authenticity in the Greek islands? Do you like serenity, relaxation and...

The Medieval Town of Rhodes

Forever young, fascinating and mysterious the old town of Rhodes is a mosaic of heterogeneous cultures, a monument of international historical importance which transfers visitors...

Kos: The island of Hippocrates, a popular tourist destination

The remains of ancient temples, revealing the significant, long history of the island, traditional settlements and picturesque villages built on the green slopes, an...

Court blow for Booking.com

The German cartel office has banned Booking.com’s ‘best price’ clause, which forces hoteliers in Germany to offer their lowest rate to the accommodation booking...

HolidayCheck Award 2016: The most popular hotels in Greece

The HolidayCheck Award Hotels 2016 have been decided: 681 hotels in 37 countries can celebrate winning this sought-after tourism audience prize. This is the...

Bumper year forecast for Spanish tourism

Tourists seeking to avoid terror threat head for safety of Spain Bumper year forecast for Spanish tourism as British and Russian holidaymakers shun Tunisia and...

Cruise Lines International Association:Continued Evolution of Cruise Travel Drives Industry Growth

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has today released the 2016 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook, revealing global cruise travel is continuing to grow...

Turmoil in Aegean flight to Tel Aviv

A vocal group of Israeli passengers on an Aegean Airlines flight from Athens to Tel Aviv has forced the cabin crew to remove two...