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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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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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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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UNWTO welcomes EU support and urgesEurope to lead the way in Tourism’s restart

Only with strong and coordinated political action can Europe reopen to tourism in time for the peak summer season. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has again stressed the importance of collaboration as it welcomed European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas to Madrid for a high-level meeting focused on the joined-up response to the ongoing crisis, and […]

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Tourist arrivals down 87% in January 2021 as UNWTO calls for stronger ccordination to restart tourism

The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global tourism has carried on into 2021, with new data showing an 87% fall in international tourist arrivals in January as compared to 2020. The outlook for the rest of the year remain cautious as the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to call for stronger coordination on […]

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Mitsis Hotels Group restarts its safe operation from April 1st with effective health protocols

Prioritising the health and safety of its customers and having drawn up a detailed action plan and operational protocols, Mitsis Hotels Group is ready to welcome on April 1st, 2021 its first guests to Mitsis Grand Hotel, the only 5* ultra all-inclusive beach hotel at the heart of Rhodes. The opening baton will take one […]

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