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European countries still main tourism source for Seychelles

Despite the economic recession hitting many European countries, the "Old Continent" is still Seychelles' main market source, supplying 72,436 visitors up to the second week of June 2013, or a 12% incr

Unusual European driving laws

While driving in Europe, beware of these unusual driving laws: France – all drivers are required to carry a breathalyser

UK desperately wants high-spending Chinese tourists

High-spending Chinese tourists have become an increasingly welcome sight on Europe's streets, as the continent struggles through its deepest recession in more than half a century.

Europeans bank on tourism for economic recovery

DUBAI, UAE - When the global financial crisis hit Europe in 2008, one of the first things that Christian Lagarde, then French finance minister, did was to bring Atout France, the country's tourism pro

Ban urges Europe to forge common agenda against global inequality

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on European countries today to unite in tackling the world’s most looming issues and work together to ensure the prosperity of future generations.

German transport minister calls for pan-European air tax

German Transport Minister Peter Ramsauer called for a proposed air passenger tax to be extended to other European countries, according to a German newspaper.

Tourism no quick fix for southern Europe

ESTORIL, Portugal - Tons of debt, but great beaches and warm weather. Can tourism help rescue Europe's financially troubled Mediterranean countries?

Emirates Palace signs deals with tour operators in four European countries

Emirates Palace captured the imagination of international travel trade companies at the recently held International Travel Bourse (ITB) in Berlin, signing lucrative deals with tour operators in four different European countries.