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Tourism Ireland targets China to increase tourism business

The biggest ever sales mission to China has kicked off this week with a delegation of 29 senior representatives from 24 tourism enterprises from around the island of Ireland.     Tourism Ireland leads the biggest ever sales mission to …

Europe’s FlixBus introduces interstate bus services in United States

FlixBus, Europe’s “long-distance mobility provider” comes to US with its new interstate bus services. FlixBus launched its blend of tech startup, e-commerce and traditional transportation in Germany in 2013. It has expanded to a couple dozen other European countries.   …

London saw low hotel occupancy rate in April 2018

 The new study revealed that hotel occupancy rate and the room rates in London, England has lowered.     It is STR’s preliminary April 2018 data for London reported the lowering of both low occupancy and room rates.     …

Spending holiday in Italy is now a trend

Italy has seen massive tourist arrivals in 2018. It is now becoming an emerging trend. The international tourists spending a record amount in Italy in 2017.     The incoming visitors spent €39.1 billion in Italy last year, almost €3 …

Albania will limit heavy vehicles for peak tourism season

Southeastern Europe’s top rated destination, Albania will ban heavy vehicles on major roads to and from tourist destinations during weekends starting from June 15 to Sept. 15.     The decision was made jointly by the Albanian Interior Ministry and …


  • EU’s poorest member Bulgaria is sending thank you card to visitors

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    When, Europe is triggered with anti-tourism sentiments, Bulgaria is the only country, where the government is sending the thank you post cards to some of the record number of visitors.     The “Thank you for choosing Bulgaria!” cards, showing …

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  • Greece accounted the influx of German and Brit tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    German and the Brits holidaymakers are more in number visiting the different tourism destinations of Greece.       Greece is one of the ancient country of Europe has many tourism destinations which include the historical and the archaeological relics …

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  • 500 staff lost their jobs as Monarch Airlines ceases its operation

    Published on : Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    More than 500 staffs of Monarch Airlines lost the jobs after Manchester Airlines is ceasing its trading.  They are among 2,100 former employees out of work nationally as all flights were cancelled.     At Manchester Airlines based in Manchester …

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  • La Spezia’s cruise traffic is growing

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    La Spezia is now the growing hub of cruise tourism. As, the city is located in Liguria, Italy, most of the cruises are docked there as there is a growing opportunity of tourism.       Between January and June …

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  • “The Blue Walk” Announces 2018 Greece Walking Tour Dates

    Published on : Friday, September 15, 2017

    European walking tour specialist The Blue Walk has announced the 2018 tour dates for the first of the company’s numerous Greece walking tours. The 9-nights Blue Walk Greece, which explores Athens and the islands of Amorgos and Naxos, is scheduled …

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  • Two trains collide in central Switzerland, around 30 hurt

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Two trains collided in the mountain town of Andermatt in the canton of Uri, in central Switzerland leaving 30 people injured. Police and medical personal rushed to the scene of accident to provide help.   During the re-routing manoeuvre a …

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  • VisitBritain/VisitEngland announces Kerrin MacPhie as new head of Business Events

    Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017

    Kerrin, who will take up her role in early November, brings a wealth of senior level international business tourism experience within the convention bureau, association, hotel and convention centre sectors.   Focusing on developing the national strategy to win more …

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  • GNTO appoints new director for UK and Ireland

    Published on : Thursday, August 10, 2017

    The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) has appointed Beatrix Haun as its new director for the UK and Ireland. Haun was previously the director of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) in France and will be succeeding Klaus Lohmann in …

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  • Several European destinations suffering from overcrowded tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Overcrowding in popular European tourist destinations like Rome, Barcelona, Venice and Dubrovnik is leading to backlash and severe protests from the city residents. The citizens from these major southern cities of Europe are protesting against the tourists that are flooding …

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  • Few European cities to limit tourism due to angry backlash from residents

    Published on : Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    Continuous overcrowding in few of Europe’s most sought after tourism hotspots is giving rise to angry backlash, starting from polite protests to “Go Home” graffitis and even physical intimidations.   Across southern Europe, from the choked boulevards of Gaudi’s Barcelona …

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  • Disneyland styled theme park to debut in UK

    Published on : Monday, August 7, 2017

    UK will have £3.5 billion theme park by a major entertainment company to rival Disneyland Paris in the UK.   The giant theme park is said to have 50 rides and attractions with along with 2,000 seat theater, retail and …

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  • British Airways to launch flight to Nashville

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    After a multi layer effort by the government, business and tourism leaders Nashville International Airport is set to launch a direct flight to London on British Airways.     An announcement is expected to be made by next week. It …

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  • UK Aviation Minister urges Europe to take action on airport queues

    Published on : Friday, August 4, 2017

    Lord Callanan, the UK aviation minister has urged its counterparts “to do all they can to cut queues”. Spain, Portugal , Italy has been asked to tackle passport control queues with the raising fears that the delays would surge this …

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  • Strong revenue growth delivered by Europcar in the first half of 2017

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    The first half of the financial 2017 saw the revenue of Europcar, a car rental company fetching €1,028 million, up 10.1 per cent at constant exchange rates with organic growth of 4.6 per cent.     The adjusted corporate EBITDA …

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  • Two Eurostar power cars built by Alstom to be donated to National College for High Speed Rail

    Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017

    Alstom built the UK’s first high speed trains for Eurostar, the classic original e300/ Class 373 – or Trans-Manche Super Train (TMST) – which have carried over 160 million passengers between the UK and mainland Europe.   Following Eurostar’s decision …

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  • North East England Tourism Awards is now open for applications

    Published on : Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Interested candidates can apply as applications are now open for the North East England Tourism Awards. Hotels, pubs, restaurants and attractions are all being requested to participate in the award show.   The event showcases the best feature of the …

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  • Tour Europa – Leads the way in European Destination Management

    Published on : Sunday, June 4, 2017

    Tour Europa is a Destination Management Company. It’s headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It’s a pioneer in the European tourism ever since 2008. The company is known for its exceptional hospitality and a wide array of travel services. Tour Europe is …

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  • Leeds enter Europe’s top ten tourist spot

    Published on : Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    There was a time when comedians used to mock that the only positive thing that came out of Leeds was the A65. But the city is having the last giggle after getting nominated as the only place in Britain by …

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  • European countries doing great in terms of tourism

    Published on : Friday, May 5, 2017

    Take a look at some of the most successful European countries for tourism: Iceland, Malta, Croatia, Norway, Montenegro, and Portugal. All of these countries have established themselves well above other nations in terms of tourism, keeping in mind their modest …

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  • European Walking Tour Specialist Reaches out to Travel Agents

    Published on : Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    The growing demand for soft adventure vacations from active professionals and aging baby boomers who still feel the “spring” in their steps has created exceptional opportunities for companies like “The Blue Walk,” a Florida-based guided walking tour specialist. The company …

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