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Simpleview provides strong DMS solution for European DMOs

Before Aviva Pearson started with Simpleview in February of 2012 as its newest Director of Business Development, her goal was to work with a company who had built a strong reputation in the industry a

New breed of European shoppers outpacing USA in use of technology

LONDON, England - A new breed of 'Xtreme shoppers' has been identified, amongst whom the European ones are outpacing their American counterparts when it comes to use of technology for shopping.

European cities report double-digit hotel price rises

European cities, including London, reported double-digit price rises compared with the third quarter of last year according to hotel portal HRS, in its recent price radar.

Robust growth in European and international travel

BERLIN, Germany – Good news for European tourism: despite continuing economic turbulence, European tourism industry figures are up.

European cruise industry generates billions

It almost goes without saying ocean cruises these days generate some pretty hefty bucks – in fact, billions of Euros annually, to be exact.

Trade war over carbon emissions trading looms

European airlines have warned of a damaging trade war with the US, Russia and China if Brussels pushes ahead with plans to include carriers in the emissions trading scheme next year in a move that wil

European Tour Operators Association to meet about visitor tax

ETOA (European Tour Operators Association) will be holding a dedicated city tourism seminar in Florence on March 21.

10 dirtiest hotels in Europe exposed

LONDON, England - The list of Europe's ten dirtiest hotels has been released today.

World Travel and Tourism Council demands review of European compensation regulation

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is insisting that the European Commission re-examine compensation legislation following the Eyjafjallajoekull volcanic ash cloud earlier this year.

Air Seychelles to comply with European emission controls

(eTN) - The European Union (EU) emission trading scheme has been a challenge to airlines flying into European airspace, and foreign carriers have progressively started to comply with monitoring and re

EVVC is the first German association to be Green Globe certified

LOS ANGELES, CA - In May of this year, the European Association of Event Centres (EVVC) and Green Globe developed and introduced a joint certification process for event venues, which has already been

Travel news: Some European hotel rooms are not so cool

NUREMBERG, Germany - When you are on vacation and touring around in the summer heat, sometimes one the best parts of the day is returning to your air-conditioned hotel room.

A manager of international level to lead the Italian Chapter of...

ITALY (eTN) - EHMA (European Hotel Managers Association), the association of profesionals of the hospitality industry in Europe, entrusted Mr.

European cafes, stores ban and fine bikini-clad tourists

Bikini-clad sunbathers in some parts of Europe are finding out that life’s not such a beach when they wear skimpy clothes.

World Travel Awards European nominees unveiled

The World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony is taking place in October - but the fight is just beginning to make it on to the coveted winners’ platform.

Déjà vu – ash clouds menacing European air travel again

DUBLIN – Iceland's clouds of volcanic ash are menacing European air traffic again, but transport chiefs insisted Tuesday they are learning from last month's crisis and won't let the hard-to-measure

European Tour Operators Association bids final farewell to John Boon

John Boon was a vibrant product of an era when inbound tourism, and inbound group tourism in particular, dominated tourism. He was one of the major forces in that industry.

Amadeus IT Holdings IPO to test investors’ appetite for Spanish-listed travel...

MADRID — Amadeus IT Holdings SA is set to price its initial public offering on Tuesday, testing investors' appetite for Spanish-listed travel stocks at a time when both the Spanish economy and globa

European tourist stuck in Florida? SeaWorld has a free one-day pass...

MIAMI - European tourists stranded in Florida because of a volcanic ash cloud that has paralysed air travel to and from northern Europe got some good news on Monday: an offer of free one-day passes to

Kiwis take stranded tourists in

The volcanic ash cloud which closed the skies over Europe, leaving thousands of passengers stranded, has given some tourists a dose of Kiwi hospitality they did not bargain for at the end of their hol

British Airways and Iberia merger creates 3rd largest European airline

Two unprofitable carriers, British Airways (BA) and Spanish carrier, Iberia, signed a merger agreement on Thursday with the expectation that doing so will save them US$533 million a year and secure th

European passenger traffic up nearly 4 percent during January 2010

Traffic figures for the beginning of the new year reveal improving signs of recovery at European airports.

European, US tourists advised to take maximum precaution in India

Following the bomb blast at the German Bakery a famous eatery frequented by foreigners in Pune on Saturday, tourists arriving from Europe are advised to take maximum precaution, while travelling to th

Costa Rica: More European tourists wanted

Every day more and more Europeans make Costa Rican their vacation destination.

Agoda.com announces its top 5 European hot spots for winter 09/10

Agoda.com, a leading Asia-based hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline.com, singles out some of Europe’s best off-season destinations with the top 5 European hot spots for winter 09/

European travel industry cautiously optimistic in the wake of massive losses

In the calendar year following the worldwide economic and financial crisis the international travel industry has experienced a serious decline but nonetheless has survived this period in better shape

World Travel Awards announces line up for European event

Senior management and decision makers from Europe’s travel and tourism industry will gather at the five-star Marriott Praia D’El Rey on October 17 for a weekend of high-level networking and some s

AMAWATERWAYS launches river cruise sale featuring savings up to US$3,000

Award-winning European river cruise line, AMAWATERWAYS, announced its World’s Largest River Cruise Sale featuring savings up to US$3,000 per stateroom on select cruise departures in 2009 and 2010.

ETOA announces campaign on tax reform

On January 1, a series of new measures on the indirect taxation of travel services are coming into force throughout Europe.