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ABTA research shows outbound travel positioned to drive economic recovery

–Latest economic research reveals outbound travel’s contribution to the UK economy and potential for growth ABTA has released headline findings from its latest research on the economic contribution made to the UK by outbound travel, with the full findings due to be published next month in a joint report with UKinbound. According to the analysis, […]

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UNWTO: International tourism back to 57% of pre-pandemic levels in the first seven months of 2022

International tourism continued to show strong signs of recovery, with arrivals reaching 57% of pre-pandemic levels in the first seven months of 2022. According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals almost tripled in January to July 2022 (+172%) compared to the same period of 2021. This means the sector recovered almost […]

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WTTC: How Travel & Tourism can reverse nature loss

A new report published today by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), shows how Travel & Tourism can play a critical role in halting and reversing the destruction of nature. The report, which will help businesses understand and manage their impact on biodiversity, is launched ahead of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in December, […]

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Global Heritage Tourism Body and Nordic Tourism Collective Join Forces

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has joined the Nordic Tourism Collective (NTC) to build mutual awareness and value of the unique cultural and heritage assets in the greater Nordic and Baltic region. WTACH will provide a range of expertise and lead discussions and training on culture and heritage tourism at NTC […]

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Distinguished athletes like Petrounias, Tentoglou, Ntouskos, Millousi, Vlachos, Diamantidis, Printezis, Volikakis, Prevolaraki, Gkolomeev will join the 10 years of Navarino Challenge 2022

Navarino Challenge, Greece’s top sports tourism celebration with the best wellness program, will celebrate its 10th anniversary on October 21-23, 2022, hosting world class names in sports and more than 40 activities at Costa Navarino and Pylos. This year’s Navarino Challenge will feature some of the greatest names in Greek Sports, who are honoring both […]

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“Rhodes 5-0”: Global campaign by PROTOUR for the promotion of Silver tourism in Rhodes.

The Rhodes Tourism Promotion Agency is pleased to present today the Rhodes 5-0, Rhodes 5-0 program. This is a program oriented to boost silver tourism during the low season as well as to extend the duration of the season. The main objective is that this program should form the basis for a new tourism product […]

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ForwardKeys: Record breaking summer for flights to Greece and Turkey

Air travel to the southeast corner of Europe substantially exceeded pre-pandemic (2019) levels in the peak summer months of July and August. The report has come from ForwardKeys, which has the most comprehensive and up-to-date database of air ticketing available. The two largest destinations, Turkey and Greece, both exceeded pre-pandemic levels of international visitor arrivals […]

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Ryanair to close Athens base for winter as Greek government fails to respond to tourism recovery plan

Ryanair confirmed today (1st Sept) that it will close its Athens base on 29 Oct for the winter season, a loss of over $200M investment in Athens Airport, a vital gateway for the Greek economy. Athens Airport along with other Greek Airports owned by German monopoly FRAPORT offer no incentive to stimulate traffic in the […]

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The Aero Highspeed Catamarans commence voyages in the Saronic islands

Attica Group, member of Marfin Investment Group, is pleased to announce the launch of its three new-built Aero Highspeed catamarans on the Saronic routes, as of Monday, August 8th, 2022. The three Aero Highspeed Catamarans, built at Brødrene Aa shipyard of Norway, commenced today their itineraries to the Saronic islands, offering up to 17 daily […]

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