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ABTA REVEALS TRAVEL TRENDS FOR 2021

ABTA – The Travel Association – has revealed six key trends that…
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LUXURY HOTEL MARKET STILL ON THE RISE

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Luxury Hotels estimated at US$174.9bn in…
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NICE AIRPORT INTRODUCES FREE ANTIGEN TESTING

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has opened a comprehensive technical platform, supervised by…
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EUROPEANS MAINTAIN A ROBUST DESIRE TO TRAVEL, DESPITE COVID-19 SECOND WAVE

European travellers have a stable and positive attitude towards travel but concerns…
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SAXONY CELEBRATES THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT

While the German state of Saxony is regarded as a “Christmas wonderland”,…
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ETC CALLS FOR NATIONS TO JOIN FORCES ON CRISIS SOLUTIONS

The head of the European Travel Commission says with a second wave…
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FLYBE SET TO RESUME BUSINESS

Collapsed regional airline Flybe could restart operations as soon as next year,…
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MORE MILLENNIALS SEEK ADVICE FROM TRAVEL AGENTS

A new consumer survey in the UK has revealed that 44% of…
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FIRST IN-SITU COVID TESTS LAUNCHED AT HEATHROW

Collinson and Swissport have announced the launch of pre-departure rapid testing facilities…
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SAXONY PARTNERS WITH ITB

Saxony is to become the first Official Cultural Destination of ITB Berlin 2021…
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LINZ TRIALS AUTONOMOUS AERIAL VEHICLES

The dream of “personal drone” transport is coming a step closer, as…
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VENICE’S MOSE SYSTEM PREVENTS FLOODING FOR FIRST TIME

After decades of delays, sea walls designed to defend Venice from the…
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EU MINISTERS ON TRACK TO FINDING SOLUTIONS FOR TOURISM INDUSTRY

The World Travel and Tourism Council has welcomed the outcome of the…
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USA & BELGIUM TO OPEN PRECLEARANCE FACILITY AT BRUSSELS AIRPORT

The USA and Belgium concluded an agreement on 28 September to implement…
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ETC PUBLISHES RECOVERY STRATEGY HANDBOOK FOR NTO’S

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has published a handbook that explores the…
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ETC LAUNCHES EUROPEAN PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN IN CHINA

The European Travel Commission has launched a vast pan-European promotional campaign targeting…
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EUROPEAN TOURISM INDUSTRY CALLS ON COMMISSION TO EASE RESTRICTIONS

Over 20 EU Travel and Tourism Associations have issued an open letter…
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LUÍS ARAÚJO ELECTED NEW PRESIDENT OF ETC

The European Travel Commission has announced that Luís Araújo from Turismo de…
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IATA CALLS FOR URGENT RESCUE PLAN FOR UK AIR TRANSPORT

The International Air Transport Association has outlined the need for an urgent…
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SAXONY CELEBRATES INDUSTRIAL CULTURE

With the 4th Saxonian State Exhibition “500 Years of Industrial Culture in Saxony” (11th…
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NEW PRESIDENT FOR EUROPEAN TRAVEL COMMISSION

The European Travel Commission has announced that Luís Araújo from Turismo de…
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DELANO COMES TO EUROPE

Miami’s iconic Delano brand is coming to Europe, with Delano Porto Cervo in Sardinia, Italy,…