Tag: ETOA

ETOA: Coronavirus fear is powerful deterrent to tourism
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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

New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe
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New partnership to focus on sustainable tourism in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Four leading tourism organisations and academic institutions – CELTH (the Center of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality), ETC (the European ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians
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Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses
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Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 24, 2018

Approximately 200 vehicles parked under the Campidoglio blocked the center of Rome to protest against the new bus plan restriction. Read More

Tourism industry reacts with dismay at prospect of funding cut
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Tourism industry reacts with dismay at prospect of funding cut

editor editor- June 21, 2013

LONDON, England - Inbound tour operators have reacted with dismay at rumours that VisitBritain, the government agency responsible for promoting ... Read More

ETOA and Athens collaborate to boost tourism
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ETOA and Athens collaborate to boost tourism

editor editor- April 20, 2013

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) and the city of Athens are joining forces to stimulate tourism to the capital ... Read More

Voice your opinion about visa situation
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Voice your opinion about visa situation

editor editor- October 24, 2012

In 2010, ETOA ran an extensive survey on Schengen, UK, and Ireland visa processing in origin markets across the globe. Read More

New regulations for headsets in the Vatican Museums
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New regulations for headsets in the Vatican Museums

editor editor- October 19, 2012

ETOA has been informed that the regulations for the use of headsets in the Vatican Museums are to change as ... Read More

GEM expands with new attendees
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GEM expands with new attendees

editor editor- October 4, 2012

Registrations for the Global European Marketplace (GEM12) now stands ahead of last year’s record numbers. Read More

Olympic tourism performance in London earns gold
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Olympic tourism performance in London earns gold

editor editor- July 26, 2012

Tom Jenkins, Executive Director of the European Tour Operators Association, said: “It is important to emphasize how well London is ... Read More

Barcelona and Amsterdam coach plans: a tale of two cities
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Barcelona and Amsterdam coach plans: a tale of two cities

editor editor- June 16, 2012

Barcelona City Council has imposed coach restrictions around the Sagrada Familia in the face of calls from the local tourism ... Read More

Momentum taking off for ETOA City Fair 2012
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Momentum taking off for ETOA City Fair 2012

editor editor- May 18, 2012

In just five weeks, City Fair 2012, organized by the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA), will take place in London ... Read More

UK visa issues making Britain unattractive
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UK visa issues making Britain unattractive

editor editor- May 16, 2012

On Tuesday May 15 at 11:00 am, the UK’s Immigration Minister, Damian Green, appeared before the British parliament’s Home Affairs ... Read More

Barcelona coach plan comes under scrutiny
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Barcelona coach plan comes under scrutiny

editor editor- May 4, 2012

Following an open letter to the Ajuntament (City Hall) of Barcelona regarding tour coaches in the city, the European Tour ... Read More

VisitBritain chairman quells London Olympic myths and mysteries
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VisitBritain chairman quells London Olympic myths and mysteries

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- March 16, 2012

eTN: I have been talking to UK tour operators, and the sentiment is that they feel that London hoteliers might ... Read More

ETOA supports research on tour coaches in Barcelona
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ETOA supports research on tour coaches in Barcelona

editor editor- March 8, 2012

The European Tour Operators Association sent an open letter to the Barcelona City Council (Ajuntament de Barcelona), shared here: Read More

ETOA launches survey about visa processing
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ETOA launches survey about visa processing

editor editor- February 14, 2012

ETOA opened its seminar program for 2012 at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Brussels on the February 6. Read More

Opportunities and challenges for tourism between Russia and rest of Europe
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Opportunities and challenges for tourism between Russia and rest of Europe

editor editor- February 1, 2012

Russian Ambassador-at-Large to the EU, Anwar Azimov, and the Director General of Home Affairs at the European Commission, Stefano Manservisi, ... Read More

Take part in a survey of the visa process
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Take part in a survey of the visa process

editor editor- December 8, 2011

ETOA is currently running a short snapshot survey of the Schengen visa process in five major origin markets: China, India, ... Read More

Tour operators predict US travelers will return to Europe in growing numbers
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Tour operators predict US travelers will return to Europe in growing numbers

editor editor- November 12, 2011

Despite the downward revision of the country's economic growth forecast, US tour operators predict US travelers will return to Europe ... Read More

Prospects for US outbound travel to Europe
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Prospects for US outbound travel to Europe

editor editor- October 28, 2011

As the global economic situation remains volatile and the demographic make-up of the USA alters, we can expect changes in ... Read More

Registrations for Global European Marketplace up 15 percent
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Registrations for Global European Marketplace up 15 percent

editor editor- September 30, 2011

GEM11 is the annual members-only event organized by the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) at which tour operator buyers sit ... Read More

European Tour Operators speak out on problems with travel visa
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European Tour Operators speak out on problems with travel visa

editor editor- September 10, 2011

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) will be releasing new research on September 13 at the opening of its Markets ... Read More

European Tour Operators Association holds travel meeting in Venice
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European Tour Operators Association holds travel meeting in Venice

editor editor- September 8, 2011

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) held a meeting on August 23 with the assessors in charge of tourism and ... Read More

Ground-breaking hotel ID scheme
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Ground-breaking hotel ID scheme

editor editor- August 9, 2011

Travel Technology Initiative (TTI) together with the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) are set to launch a revolutionary new hotel ... Read More

ETOA and UKinbound join forces with VisitBritain
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ETOA and UKinbound join forces with VisitBritain

editor editor- August 5, 2011

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) and UKinbound have joined forces with VisitBritain to deliver a unique business-to-business event in ... Read More

Europe expecting more visitors from Japan this summer
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Europe expecting more visitors from Japan this summer

editor editor- August 2, 2011

Following the tragic events of March 2011 in Japan, ETOA surveyed its members working there and is pleased to report ... Read More

An Olympic bubble
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An Olympic bubble

editor editor- June 24, 2011

As a Brit, living close to London, I am incredibly excited by the prospect of the Olympics coming to me. Read More

European tour operators address concerns with commissioner
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European tour operators address concerns with commissioner

editor editor- June 24, 2011

On Monday, June 20, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) raised tourism concerns with Antonio Tajani, Vice President of the ... Read More

Hotel tax vote in Venice postponed
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Hotel tax vote in Venice postponed

editor editor- June 23, 2011

Following scenes of protest, walkouts by certain councillors, and ultimately a lack of quorum, the debate and vote on Venice’s ... Read More

Participation of European Commissioner welcomed at London City Fair
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Participation of European Commissioner welcomed at London City Fair

editor editor- June 15, 2011

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) is pleased to announce that Antonio Tajani, Vice President of the European Commission and ... Read More

Fueling a recovery in European tourism
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Fueling a recovery in European tourism

editor editor- May 27, 2011

With less than four weeks to go until the first ever City Fair, over 80 destinations from 23 different European ... Read More

European Tour Operators Association asks where hotel tax dollars will go
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European Tour Operators Association asks where hotel tax dollars will go

editor editor- May 25, 2011

Various hotel associations and other representatives of the travel industry were told in a special meeting yesterday with city authorities ... Read More

Ireland reforms travel visa requirements
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Ireland reforms travel visa requirements

editor editor- May 13, 2011

Since last year, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has been calling for an overhaul of the Irish visa regime, ... Read More

ETOA welcomes Italian round table on coach tourism
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ETOA welcomes Italian round table on coach tourism

editor editor- May 4, 2011

The main focus of the Italian round table forum is to look at how Italian cities handle their permit systems ... Read More

ETOA to hold tourism meetings in European destination cities
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ETOA to hold tourism meetings in European destination cities

editor editor- April 9, 2011

Following European Tour Operators Association's (ETOA) recent City Tourism seminar in Florence, the association is planning to hold further such ... Read More