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Hotelbeds signs strategic agreement with global leading hospitality chain, Banyan Tree Group

Hotelbeds,  the world’s leading bedbank, has today announced a strategic partnership with Banyan Tree Group, one of the world’s leading independent, multi-branded hospitality groups. With this agreement, Hotelbeds has secured exclusive offers and privileges for its customers at Banyan Tree Group’s 48 hotels across 22 countries. Banyan Tree Group operates five award-winning brands: Banyan Tree […]

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STR: Tourism After Lockdown, Travel barriers

STR ’s Tourism Consumer Insights team has been keeping a close eye on traveler and tourism trends as the industry moves through the most optimistic point of the pandemic. The twists and turns of the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to seismic changes in tourism. These include the cessation of international travel for some countries, and, […]

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Ryanair Launches Its Biggest Ever Greek Summer Schedule With 74 New Routes

Ryanair announced its biggest ever Greek Summer schedule with 3 new bases, over 550 weekly flights and 218 routes, including 74 new routes to a host of international and domestic destinations which will help boost Greece’s air traffic and tourism as vaccination programmes continue and Europe re-opens in time for the summer holiday season. Ryanair’s […]

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Booking.com shines light on travelers’ optimism and hope on the horizon for getting back to travel

New research of Booking.com, spanning 28,000+ travelers across 28 countries and territories reveals the travel hopes and anticipation among people around the world in the wake of vaccine roll-outs, following a year of restrictions. 71% of global travelers would rather go on vacation in 2021 than find true love Two thirds (66%) feel more hopeful […]

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Aegean: 5,2 mil. passengers and €228 mil. Net Losses in full year 2020

AEGEAN announces financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year 2020. The resurgence of the pandemic and the renewed restrictive measures imposed in Europe and in Greece, heavily impacted the Group’s activity and load factors in the fourth quarter. Sectors flown were 61% lower than 2019 while passenger traffic was lower by 77% […]

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Celestyal Cruises quickly moves to expand deployment of fleet this summer with new “Legendary Archipelago” itinerary from dedicated cruise terminal

On the heels of announcing the resumption of operations on May 29th with the Celestyal Crystal, Celestyal Cruises, the award-winning, number one choice for cruise travellers to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, announces that it will deploy a second ship, the Celestyal Olympia. Setting sail from Celestyal’s dedicated terminal at Lavrion Port & […]

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95% of Travellers Eager to Travel Abroad As Soon As Travel Bans Are Removed, Survey Shows

Entry bans and other travel restrictions as quarantine, testing, and recently even vaccine certificates have mostly affected couples and families, a recent survey conducted by SchengenVisaInfo.com shows. Through the survey, in which participated 8,205 travellers from different parts of the world, 41 per cent of whom travel more than three times a year, 20.5 per cent three […]

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Marriott International

Less Hassle, More to Explore: Marriott International Continues to Deliver on Consumer Desire for Enhanced Contactless Technology

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the debut of a pilot program for contactless arrival kiosks at several select-service hotels, as well as the launch of a proof-of-concept for contactless grab-and-go marketplaces at two Fairfield by Marriott hotels. Both concepts build upon ongoing measures to boost traveler confidence while reinforcing the company’s Commitment to Clean initiative. Marriott’s contactless […]

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ETC: Travel sentiment is warming up with Summer in sight

The hope of summer getaways is encouraging travel sentiment in Europeans, as a majority (56%) say they will go on holiday by the end of August 2021, either domestically or to another European country. By comparison, only 27% of respondents are still unwilling to travel within the next six months. That is according to the […]

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