money tourism photo

Lack of inbound travel continues to hamper UK economic revival while flights to amber list countries take off

The UK’s economic revival is being hampered by the lack of inbound travel while flights to amber list countries take off, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The warning comes from the global tourism body, which represents the global private Travel & Tourism sector. New data collected by travel and analytics firm and […]

Continue Reading
money tourism photo

European Commission Slots Decision Out of Touch with Reality, Damages Sustainability and Industry Recovery

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) branded the European Commission’s (EC) decision to set the winter slot use threshold at 50% as “out of touch with reality,” and argued that the EC had ignored the advice and evidence presented by EU member states and the airline industry, which had made the case for a much […]

Continue Reading
corfu

Family Holiday Report names resorts where Britons can cut costs but reveals that prices can vary by up to 132% across Eurozone

As schools break up for the summer, the annual Post Office Travel Money Family Holiday Report (www.postoffice.co.uk/familyholidays) reveals that over half of families are planning a trip abroad and 35 per cent of these will jet off on a European beach holiday, despite Covid-19 travel regulations in the UK and abroad. For those planning trips, […]

Continue Reading
Norwegian

Norwegian Jade sails from Piraeus, Greece

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), the innovator in global cruise travel, yesterday officially commemorated its highly-anticipated cruise comeback with a double debut: Norwegian Jade was not only the first of its 17-ship fleet to welcome guests after 500 days, she also made NCL history as the first vessel to homeport in Athens (Piraeus). Until November 2021, […]

Continue Reading
money tourism copyright photo

New WTTC report provides framework for achieving Destination Stewardship

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today launched a major new report which reveals how destinations can grow responsibly, using the Destination Stewardship model. The report was launched in partnership with the Travel Foundation and the European Tourism Futures Institute (ETFI) at NHL Stenden University, in the Netherlands. ‘Towards Destination Stewardship: Achieving Destination Stewardship through […]

Continue Reading

GlobalData: IoT will have a bigger role to play in post-pandemic travel

Internet of Things (IoT) technology can help to ease traveler concerns regarding personal health and wellbeing, while allowing travel and tourism companies to collect a wealth of data for a range of internal and external benefits, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that this technology will have a bigger role to […]

Continue Reading
money_tourism_photo

UNWTO: International travel largely on hold despite uptick in May

The biggest crisis in the history of tourism continues into a second year. Between January and May, international tourist arrivals were 85% below 2019 levels (or a 65% drop on 2020), UNWTO data shows. Despite a small uptick in May, the emergence of COVID-19 variants and the continued imposition of restrictions are weighing on the […]

Continue Reading
money tourism copyright photo

ETC: National Tourism Organizations are changing|New report

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with ongoing challenges posed by climate change and ensuring sustainability, tourism globally is in a critical period of transition. Recognising this, the European Travel Commission (ETC) has released a report: “The Changing Tourism Environment and Its Impact on the Work of NTOs”. The study investigates the ways […]

Continue Reading

Domes Resorts Welcomes New Exclusive, Opulent, Distinctive Hotel Domes of Corfu to its Portfolio

Domes Resorts, Greece’s fastest growing luxury hotel brand, is delighted to announce the opening of Domes of Corfu Autograph Collection on July 1st, 2021 following an extensive refurbishment. Enclosed amongst a magical landscape at the roots of pine covered cliffs hovering above, Domes of Corfu joins Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, as the second […]

Continue Reading

US Travel Agency Air Ticket Sales Increase 1,914% Year Over Year

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today released data showing net sales (Ticket Sales) from ARC-accredited travel agencies totaling $4.2 billion in June 2021, an 800% increase compared to June 2020. The June 2021 total is the second month of 18% month-over-month growth and the third consecutive month of a double-digit sales increase. Month over month, June […]

Continue Reading