GREECE 2022 TOURISM FIGURES SET TO REACH PRE-PANDEMIC FIGURES

Greece has become the EU's spectacular summer hit as the number of tourists to the country has, once again, been hitting a million per week in August 2022.

SACRED TRANS-BHUTAN TRAIL SET TO REOPEN TO TRAVELLERS AFTER 60-YEARS

Bhutan is set to reopen its famous and sacred Trans Bhutan Trail to travellers after a 60 year hiatus.

CTM OPTIMISTIC AS REVENUE RISES TO 70% OF PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS AS CLIENTS EMBRACE RTURN OF BUSINESS TRAVEL

Corporate Travel Management (CTM) saw its revenue rise to almost 70% of pre-pandemic levels in the quarter ending June 30 2022.

POTSDAM: THE SPECTACULAR REBIRTH OF THIS HISTORICAL CITY

Potsdam, a city on the borders of Berlin, is already well-known thanks to the presence of numerous UNESCO-listed palaces and parks including the magnificent Sanssouci Park.

EUROPE EXPECTED TO OCCUPY 57% MARKET SHARE OF SPORTS TOURISM WITH FOOTBALL AS MAJOR DRAW

A recent report has cast light on the potential Europe has to dominate the sports tourism market, with football identified as an important generator of revenue.

SABRE TRANSFORMS FUTURE OF HOTEL RETAILING WITH INTRODUCTION OF NEW SYNXIS RETAIL STUDIO

US technology giant Sabre, has completed the initial phase of its rollout of SynXis Retail Studio, which was created to transform the future of hotel retailing by helping hoteliers enhance the guest experience and diversify revenue streams.

CARNIVAL AND PRINCESS SIMPLIFY COVID VACCINE RULES IN A BID TO WELCOME MORE CRUISE PASSENGERS

America's Carnival Cruise Line is making it easier for more guests to take a cruise holiday with simplified vaccination and testing guidelines.

RAS AL KHAIMAH SET TO INCREASE ITS WORLDWIDE CONNECTIVITY WITH INTRODUCTION OF NEW DAILY FLIGHTS

Ras Al Khaimah International airport has signed an agreement with Gulf Air to facilitate daily, year-round, international connections – an important step to further strengthen international access for the UAE's most authentic tourist destination.

UNWTO REVEALS STRONG BOUNCE BACK OF GLOBAL TOURISM

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism saw a strong rebound in the first five months of 2022, with almost 250 million international arrivals recorded. This compares to 77 million arrivals from January to May 2021 and means that the sector has recovered almost half (46%) of pre-pandemic 2019 levels.

LONDON’S BMA HOUSE AMONGST FIRST VENUES IN WORLD TO ACHIEVE ECOSMART PLATINUM AWARD

BMA House, a Grade II listed events venue in the heart of London, is amongst the first in the world to achieve Greengage’s ECOsmart Platinum accreditation.

ITALY WELCOMES NEW 7PINES BEACHFRONT RESORT

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the grand opening of its new luxury 7Pines Resort in Sardinia, Italy, overlooking the archipelago of La Maddalena. The beachfront resort is described as offering tranquility and laid-back luxury on one of Europe’s most distinctive coastlines. It is the first hotel in Italy to join the Destination by Hyatt portfolio, and …

VANCOUVER WELCOMES LAUNCH OF UNDERGROUND DONUT TOUR

Dubbed 'the World's Best', the Underground Donut Tour, has launched its first Canadian experience in Vancouver.

HOW THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES BREATHED NEW LIFE INTO BIRMINGHAM’S SPORTS TOURISM SECTOR

The 2022 Commonwealth Games had a major impact on sports tourism in the British city of Birmingham.

THE EU MAKING PROGRESS IN DIGITISATION ACCORDING TO NEW 2022 DIGITAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY INDEX

The European Union is getting increasingly digitalised according to the results of the 2022 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) released by the European Commission. However differences still remain from one country to another. Finland, Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden remain the EU front runners in a digital-oriented society. The European Commission published the results …

BRAZIL TO PLAY HOST TO SOUTH AMERICA’S FIRST VILLAGE FOR DIGITAL NOMADS

The northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil will become home to a new village for digital nomads. The town of Pipa will be used as a base for a home for digital nomads, defined by the Collins Dictionary as “a person who works remotely while travelling, usually on a long-term basis”.