Tag: European travel

Germany finally tightens border control, bans ‘non-essential’ travel
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Germany finally tightens border control, bans ‘non-essential’ travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2020

After seeing a dramatic spike in coronavirus cases, which jumped by 1,000 in one day, Germany finally announced that it ... Read More

EU countries may suspend Schengen due to coronavirus epidemic
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EU countries may suspend Schengen due to coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2020

The Schengen Code allows EU countries to suspend the free movement of people and resume temporary control at the borders ... Read More

‘Not the Brexit I voted for’: Brexiteer whines about long EU passport line
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‘Not the Brexit I voted for’: Brexiteer whines about long EU passport line

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

An aggrieved British Brexiteer has triggered an avalanche of mockery on social media from EU Remainers, after whining that he ... Read More

European tourism sector continues to defy increased global risks
European travel news

European tourism sector continues to defy increased global risks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

According to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest ‘European Tourism Trends and Prospects’ report, Europe enjoyed a healthy 4% increase ... Read More

Visa exemption agreements must remain post-Brexit if EU tourism is to thrive
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Visa exemption agreements must remain post-Brexit if EU tourism is to thrive

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020

The UK is finally leaving the EU, but there remains much speculation about potential future visa requirements for holidaymakers.  According ... Read More

Europe’s latest travel trends: Growth in outbound trips
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Europe’s latest travel trends: Growth in outbound trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019

According to the latest data, outbound trips from Europe increased by 2.5 percent during the first eight months of 2019. ... 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

Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism
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Airbnb joins the European Travel Commission to promote healthy tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Airbnb, the global community-driven end-to-end travel platform, has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to support ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead
Tourism News

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 ... Read More

European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy
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European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

The European Tourism Manifesto for Growth and Jobs and the World Travel & Tourism Council have today declared the urgent ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties
Tourism News

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest report "European Tourism -Trends & Prospects 2018", Europe remains the most visited region ... Read More

Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe
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Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Delegates at the Conference on Managing Sustainable Tourism Growth in Europe, organized this week by the European Travel Commission (ETC), ... Read More

Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average
Tourism News

Increase in Chinese visitors outstrips global average

editor editor- February 5, 2019

The Chinese are heading to Europe in ever-greater numbers to celebrate their New Year this week (February 4-10).  Bookings to ... Read More

Lufthansa and Hopper research alliance to focus on artificial intelligence
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Lufthansa and Hopper research alliance to focus on artificial intelligence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

The Lufthansa Group and the Lufthansa Innovation Hub have entered into a research alliance with Hopper focused on the subject ... Read More

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts
Shopping Travel News

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The global travel retail market was at US$ 63.59 billion in 2017 growing with a CAGR of 8.1% during the ... Read More

Chinese tourists put Russia in top three most popular European travel destinations
Travel Destination

Chinese tourists put Russia in top three most popular European travel destinations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019

China’s largest travel company, Ctrip, says that Russia was in the top three (after the United Kingdom and France) most ... Read More

UNWTO and European Travel commission on Health Tourism
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UNWTO and European Travel commission on Health Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the European Travel Commission (ETC) launched a new report on health tourism. Part ... Read More

World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards
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World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the finalists to win the 15th UNWTO Awards, which recognize inspirational projects having ... Read More

Full visa liberalization for Chinese tourists will boost EU economy
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Full visa liberalization for Chinese tourists will boost EU economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Europe’s visa regimes are among the most restrictive in the world according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ... Read More

Conrad Algarve puts finishing touches on WTA Europe Ceremony
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Conrad Algarve puts finishing touches on WTA Europe Ceremony

editor editor- October 7, 2012

QUINTA DO LAGO, Portugal - The votes have been counted, the trophies polished, and the VIP guests are starting to ... Read More

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

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

Seychelles continues to move forward with European tourism marketing
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Seychelles continues to move forward with European tourism marketing

editor editor- January 20, 2012

As a result of the insecurity created in the minds of European tour operators by the cessation of services by ... Read More

European commissions partner to launch destination Europe to people of China
Travel News

European commissions partner to launch destination Europe to people of China

editor editor- December 2, 2011

BEIJING INTERNATIONAL HOTEL, BEIJING, China - Petra Hedorfer, President of the European Travel Commission (ETC), joined by Pedro Ortún, Director ... 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

UK travel survey: Italians worst Europeans behind the wheel
Travel News

UK travel survey: Italians worst Europeans behind the wheel

editor editor- March 30, 2011

British holiday makers believe Italians to be the worst drivers in Europe, according to a survey commissioned by leading car ... Read More

Dominance of European travel by Google to be challenged by mobile
Travel News

Dominance of European travel by Google to be challenged by mobile

editor editor- November 9, 2010

Mobile phone manufacturers are poised to take over from Google as the most powerful technological players in the European travel ... Read More

US terror warning to dent UK, European tourism
Travel News

US terror warning to dent UK, European tourism

editor editor- October 6, 2010

According to flight comparison website Skyscanner, US government warnings of increased risk of terrorist attacks in Europe will "dent" UK ... Read More

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