Travel chaos across Europe as French ATC workers walk out

A strike by French air traffic controllers is set to cause widespread disruption today as airlines have been forced to cancel hundreds of flights. Ryanair...

Terrorism fears see UK tourists opting for “safer” holiday destinations

Holidaymakers from the UK are opting for “safer” destinations this year, as the tourism industry continues to feel the effect of recent terror attacks...

Thomas Cook axes summer programme to Tunisia

Thomas Cook has followed Thomson in cancelling its summer programme to Tunisia. The tour operator said that in light of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office...

Summer visits abroad by UK travellers rise 9.1%

Visits abroad by UK travellers last summer rose by 9.1% to 22.4 million, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics. Spending from...

Mexico city expects 29.6 million tourists in 2016

Mexico City tourism authorities expect 29.653 million tourist arrivals this year, representing a total increase of 1.7% over 2015, according to an announcement from...

Corfu: A top contender for family holidays in 2016 for British

Corfu has long been a holiday destination favoured by Europeans and international travelers alike. Be it the vibrant nightlife, great weather and rich history...

Business Meetings at the Spa – A popular Trend

It may seem that visiting a spa is an indulgence and not something that is compatible with business meetings. However, more and more U.S....

Tourism Market in Morocco still records positive numbers

The African Development Bank (BAD) has published its annual report 'Africa Tourism Monitor', in which it demonstrates the leading position that Morocco has earned...

Top 5 challenges of tourism in 2016

Since 2010, tourism has been steadily growing on a worldwide level – despite several terror attacks and political turmoil. According to UNWTO, even in...

British holidaymakers name their dream destinations

India's Taj Mahal has topped a poll of British holidaymakers' favourite landmarks, winning 35% of the votes. Niagara Falls came second in the survey of...

ITB Berlin 2016: High demand boosts international attendance

Bookings are stable compared to last year – many halls at the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show are already booked up – big increase...

Thomson extends suspension of Tunisia programme

Thomson has cancelled its Tunisia programme until at least October 31 in light of continued security concerns. Last June, a terror attack in the...

RIA Novosti: Israel, Bulgaria, Greece ready to offer Russian tourists discounts

Countries that wish to replace Turkey and Egypt as destinations for Russian tourists in winter are ready to offer certain discounts. Israel, Bulgaria, and...

TripAdvisor: The best hotels in Greece

These are the best hotels in Greece, according to TripAdvisor: 1. Achtis Hotel, Afitos 2. Canaves Oia Hotel, Oia, Santorini 3. Trapezaki Bay Hotel, Trapezaki, Kefalonia 4. Sani...

VIRTUOSO: The 5 must have travel experience in 2016

Virtuoso the international network of luxury travel agencies, has unveiled its 2016 Virtuoso Luxe Report, with results from the annual survey of its elite...
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John Kent: Τhe destinations that kept us busy in 2015

Greece may be in financial turmoil but tourists have showed their continued preference to the country overlooking the negative attention that has been attracted....

German market trends: Positive forecasts and more optimistic travel agents

The outlook for the German tourism market remains good this year according to market researchers while travel agents are slightly more optimistic about sales...

Greece’s 17 most beautiful beaches

1. Myrtos, Kefalonia One of Greece's best known beaches - thanks, in part, to its starring role in the film adaptation of Captain Corelli's...

GTOA rebrands with new name and logo

The Group Travel Organisers Association (GTOA) has rebranded with a new name and logo in a bid to attract new members. The group, which will...

Τwo Greek hotels between the Top 10  family hotels and campsites in Europe

These small hotels and campsites, all set in gorgeous locations, strike just the right balance between being child-friendly and appealing to parents who don’t...