Tourists are less sensitive to higher prices in more crowded destinations, according to new study

A new study from Queen Mary University of London has shown that chronic and temporary crowding experiences lead to tourists being less sensitive to higher prices. The findings also show that marketing and promotional discounts are less effective in areas with more crowding. The research paper, published in the Journal of Travel Research, included one […]

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Over one million tourists from Israel to be visiting Greece this year

Mr. Charis Theocharis, Greek Minister of Tourism, announced that the number of tourist form Israel increases every year at an impressive rate. This announcement was made during the 26th International Tourism Expo in Tel Aviv and was shown on i24news, one of the biggest TV channels in Israel. Mr. Theocharis met with Yariv Levin,Israeli Minister […]

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TUI’s new Boeing 737 MAX 8 is called “Kittilä” (photo)

New planes of the group are becoming ambassadors for holiday regions  Santa Claus named the TUI plane at Kittilä airport Kittilä in the north-finish region of Lapland is one of the favorite winter holiday destinations for TUI guests Every year, 21 million tourists travel all around the world with TUI. The tourism group has a […]

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ATOR: Greece is one of the most popular holiday destinations among Russians in 2016

“According to preliminary data, Greece, Spain, Turkey, Thailand and Cyprus have become the most popular holiday destinations among Russian tourists in 2016”, – told the executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) Maya Lomidze on Wednesday. “This year Greece will be the leader in the number of coming Russian tourists, after […]

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Spring Festival: Chinese travel abroad but somewhere else

6 million Chinese are expected to travel abroad during the Spring Festival holidays, as reported by the online travel agency Ctrip. Thailand, Japan and the United States have emerged among the most popular destinations. On the other hand, European countries and the Middle East are not on top of the Chinese travel priority list. “China’s […]

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Greece expects record 27 million tourists this summer

Greece expects a record 27 million tourists this summer, raising hopes that the vacationers will give a much-needed boost to the country’s struggling economy, a top Greek official said Monday, according to dpa. Lefteris Kretsos, Greece’s secretary general of communications, told reporters during a trip to New York that despite continued austerity measures and the […]

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American tourists still plan their holiday in Europe

France, like Belgium, Great Britain and Italy, are all struggling with the threat of terrorism and with all the security measures and problems this entails. Nevertheless, American tourists still like the Old Continent, according to the eighth survey on European Tourism. American tourists planning a summer holiday were asked in the study organized by Travel […]

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Chinese tourists advised to belch with modesty in Japan

Let’s just say this that the Chinese will always be in news for some inadequate behaviour or the other. This time The Japan Tourism organisation has issued a public notice on how Tourists particularly the Chinese must behave while visiting Japan. The lack of ‘common sense’ in the Chinese travellers has provoked the Hokkaido Tourism […]

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