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ETOA: Coronavirus fear is powerful deterrent to tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Speaking from the ETOA Britain & Ireland Marketplace on 28 January, Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA said: “Everyone’s thoughts are ... Read More

Urgent: ETOA statement on Coronavirus

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 25, 2020

On 31 December 2019, Wuhan’s health commission announced the first case of a then unknown coronavirus. In the last three ... Read More

UK Election, Brexit & Tourism: “Ugh” summarizes how ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins feels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 13, 2019

How to tourists travel to Europe and the UK after Brexit? These are the questions many in Europe have today ... Read More

ETOA membership reaches 1000

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 24, 2018

ETOA, the European Tourism Association has reached the milestone of 1000 members this week. Australian Tour operator APT and Irish ... Read More

Rest in Peace: ETOA Head of Tour Operator Relations Nick Greenfield

editor editor- June 13, 2018

The Head of Tour Operator Relations for ETOA, Nick Greenfield, passed away on Sunday morning, June 10, 2018. Nick had ... Read More

ETOA: Rome traffic management plans will hurt local business

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2018

This week the city assembly of Rome (Assemblea Capitolina) are meeting to review a number of regulatory proposals, including those ... Read More

ETOA Tells European Parliament: Brexit Needs a Deus ex Machina

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2018

On Wednesday 25th April, Tom Jenkins, CEO, ETOA, the European tourism association, gave evidence to the European Parliament’s Committee on ... Read More

ETOA welcomes Schengen Visa reform and urges swift progress

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2018

The European Commission has published new proposals on visa policy in the Schengen Area. Improved visa facilitation is a pre-condition ... Read More

Florence Hosts Top Tour Operators ETOA style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2018

February 19th, Florence played host to the 23rd edition of HEM (Hoteliers European Marketplace workshop), a networking event where European ... Read More

New ETOA partnership enhances the collaboration between Chinese and European tourism professionals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 21, 2018

EUROPE ASIA GLOBAL LINK EXHIBITIONS (EAGLE), a recently established joint venture between Italian Exhibition Group and VNU Exhibitions Asia, and ... Read More

ETOA: Brexit damaging inbound travel industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2018

This morning, Tom Jenkins, CEO, ETOA, the European tourism association gave evidence to EU Internal Market Sub-Committee in the Houses ... Read More

ETOA To Tell Migration Advisory Committee: Brexit Will Damage Productivity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2017

ETOA conducted a survey of all the major inbound tour operators and their suppliers, to establish the impact of any ... Read More

ETOA awarded for contribution to sustainability and touristic innovation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 23, 2017

European tourism association have been awarded the "Golden Experience" award for sustainable tourism Read More

Chinese delegation enables ETOA to host 20,000 matchmaking meetings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 9, 2017

GEM, the European tourism association's member-exclusive B2B networking event, matching tourism suppliers with global, European and domestic tour operators is ... Read More

Speechless? UNWTO, WTTC, PATA, ETOA on current threats to world tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 6, 2017

It's surprising, heads of the worlds largest tourism organizations UNWTO and WTTC, ETOA, PATA and others did not much react yet to ... Read More

ETOA reacts to ‘shocking and senseless’ attacks in Spain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 18, 2017

ETOA offers its heartfelt sympathy to Spain following yesterday's shocking and senseless attacks, to the people of Barcelona and Cambrils, ... Read More

ETOA: Brexit likely to damage productivity of travel industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 17, 2017

ETOA has surveyed its members to establish the impact of any restriction on the employment of non-UK EU nationals among ... Read More

Tourism is an invasion, but ETOA doesn’t want tourists to go home yet

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 9, 2017

Tourists go home, no more visitors - these are the words of many "locals" in tourism hot spots like Barcelona, Mallorca, ... Read More

ETOA’s statement on UK attacks: “No interference with normal conduct of life”?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2017

The attack on London Bridge on Saturday has been featured in worldwide news. This was followed by a highly charged ... Read More

ETOA draws focus to tourism as part of London Technology Week

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | Filed in: Press Releases. As part of London Technology Week 2017, ETOA – ... Read More

ETOA on tourism: Sunny days are here again

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2017

According to a report by ForwardKeys, published today at the World Travel & Tourism Council summit in Bangkok, Europe will ... Read More

ETOA issues statement on incident in Westminster

editor editor- March 22, 2017

As you may be aware, an incident, which has been described by the Metropolitan Police as “Terrorist” occurred in Westminster ... Read More

ETOA: Suspension of visa exemption status for US citizens “extremely unlikely”

editor editor- March 3, 2017

The European Parliament voted on 2nd March 2017 to require the European Commission to suspend visa exemption status for US ... Read More

ETOA: Time to move on Schengen Visa Reform

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2017

The Schengen Area is an area comprising 26 European states that have officially abolished passport and any other type of ... Read More

ETOA chief: Visas are the major obstacle to inbound tourism from India

editor editor- November 7, 2016

In response to today’s news that the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May will not give ground on India’s desire for ... Read More

ETOA chief Tom Jenkins clarifies his response to the Orlando terror attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2016

eTurboNews in an earlier article questioned the reason why tourism leaders had been slow condemning the terror attack on the ... Read More

ETOA: Britain & Ireland Marketplace ready to go!

editor editor- January 19, 2016

Britain & Ireland Marketplace (BIM), ETOA’s B2B workshop showcasing UK and Irish product to operators representing domestic, intra-European and international ... Read More

ETOA: Immediate situation in Europe

editor editor- November 24, 2015

PARIS, France - US state department has issued a travel alert on “possible risks to travel” as a result of ... Read More

ETOA membership reaches an all-time high

editor editor- October 9, 2015

LONDON, England - 2015 has been another record breaking year for ETOA and its members. Read More

ETOA opposes Rome’s plans

editor editor- September 21, 2015

ETOA, the European Tourism Association, opposes the proposed rise in coach permits during the Jubilee in Rome. Read More

ETC and ETOA announce joint conference on Brand Europe

editor editor- September 3, 2015

ETC, the umbrella body for European National Tourism Organizations and ETOA, the Association for European Inbound tourism, are organising a ... Read More

ETOA: Revised Package Travel Directive – some progress, but much more to do

editor editor- May 23, 2015

The European Parliament has concluded its negotiation with the European Council on the revised Package Travel Directive (PTD). Read More

ETOA: City Fair 2015 to open at Tower of London

editor editor- April 8, 2015

LONDON, England - The three-day program of this year's City Fair has been announced and ETOA's B2B workshop for the ... Read More

ETOA: Refreshed March Marketplace a success

editor editor- March 19, 2015

LONDON, England - March Marketplace (MAMA), the two day B2B networking event promoting the UK and Ireland proved a triumph ... Read More