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European hostel markets report mixed 2019 results

Performance results were mixed but mostly steady across the hostel markets in Amsterdam, Berlin, Edinburgh and London, according to 2019 data from STR. London London hostels filled more than eight of every 10 beds on average, reaching 83.8% occupancy for the year—the highest among the four markets and a 2.2% increase from 2018. London also […]

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Accor commits to global elimination of single-use plastics in guest experience by 2022

As it advances its role as a responsible tourism provider locally and globally, Accor has committed to join the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Tourism Organization, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Accor today announces its commitment to join the UN Global Tourism Plastics […]

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AEGEAN carried 1 million more passengers for 2019 and succeeded a new passenger traffic record of 15 million

AEGEAN set a new passenger traffic record in 2019, reaching the 15 million passenger threshold, recording a 7% increase in total passenger traffic for 2019, a significant achievement marking 20 years of operation. More specifically AEGEAN and Olympic Air carried 14.99 million passengers in 2019, nearly 1 million more than the previous year, offering 17.85 […]

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Fraport Greece unveils €10m remodelling and expansion plans at Kavala “Alexander the Great” Airport

At the Kavala Chamber of Commerce Fraport Greece presented its €10m plans for the development of Kavala Airport, “Alexander The Great,” during an event that took place on Thursday, 7th December. The open event was attended by representatives from local authorities, local stakeholders and the local community, who discussed with company representatives a range of […]

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Four Seasons and Astir Palace Vouliagmeni Announce Plans to Transform Legendary Astir Palace into First Four Seasons Hotel in Greece

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, and Astir Palace Vouliagmeni S.A., the Greek hospitality market leader, have announced plans to bring the first Four Seasons hotel to Greece on the Astir Palace peninsula. Following extensive upgrades to the existing hotel, the new hotel will debut as Four Seasons Astir Palace […]

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Ryanair March traffic grows 10% to 9.4m customers

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (4Apr) released Marchtraffic statistics as follows: Traffic grew10% to 9.4m customers. Load factor unchanged at 94% Rolling annual traffic to Marchgrew 13% to 120m customers Mar 16 Mar 17 Change Customers 8.5M 9.4M +10% Load Factor 94% 94% N/A Ryanair’sKenny Jacobs said: “Ryanair’s Marchtraffic grew by 10% to 9.4m customers, while […]

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TUI Group delivers good start to financial year 2016/17

Q1 2016/17: underlying EBITA up 17.0 per cent Q1 turnover climbs by 8.5 per cent1 Growth driven by Northern Region, RIU and Cruises Further post-merger synergies worth 5 million euros delivered Full-year earnings growth guidance reiterated – underlying EBITA to grow by at least 10 per cent1 CEO Joussen: “Transformation of our Group makes TUI […]

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Tour Operators announced their summer programs to Greek Crete

Market participants noted a significant intensification of demand for Greek Crete for the coming summer. Thus, according to TEZ Tour and ANEX Tour, pre-sale of trips to Crete in the mid of January increased two times against the same period of the last year. “Biblio Globus” and “Pegas Touristik” also noted the growth of early […]

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Over a million people a day will use this Christmas break to book their next escape

Six and a half million people* predicted to book a holiday before the year is out Holiday makers spend an average of 15 hours and six minutes planning a holiday Spain retains crown as top holiday destination for 2017 All package holidays with flights sold by UK companies must be ATOL protected, ensuring your money […]

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