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 and leverage her destination marketing knowledge.
While … October 26, 2012
BERLIN, Germany – Good news for European tourism: despite continuing economic turbulence, European tourism industry figures are up. These are the findings of the ITB World Travel Trends Report, compiled by IPK International and commissioned by ITB Berlin. … November 22, 2011
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. Its demand comes as debate reignites around how much airlines … August 15, 2010
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 successfully completed by 15 venues. At the end of … August 8, 2010
London, May 18, 2010 - Race To Be The BestThe 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.Described as the ultimate achievement for any European … May 18, 2010
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.
Like so many who later become prominent in travel, John started his career … April 26, 2010
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 09/10. Few regions are more magical than Europe during … January 7, 2010
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 than was expected in the spring of 2009. With eight … December 7, 2009
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 spectacular corporate entertainment as this year’s … October 12, 2009
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. With the savings, all-inclusive premium cruise vacations … September 28, 2009
On January 1, a series of new measures on the indirect taxation of travel services are coming into force throughout Europe. In the Republic of Ireland the margin on tourism services are to be taxed for the first time. In the UK, companies who sell to … September 24, 2009
A group of nine prominent European journalists undertaking a 5-day trip to Armenia recently, as part of a UNWTO-supported familiarization trip, gave the country a big thumbs up.
“People from the US and Europe are looking for something exotic, and … July 8, 2009
Athens Airport was declared the overall winner in the third regional heat of the internationally accredited Routes Marketing Awards held in Prague earlier this week. The awards were presented at the gala dinner of the 4th Routes Europe.
There were … May 21, 2009
Tourism is proving to be one of the most resilient sectors and can be a strategic vector in the way forward, as global economic conditions continue to deteriorate. This is among the main conclusions of UNWTO's European member states meeting held in Baku, … April 1, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL — What could be a better celebration of spring than an excursion to Keukenhof — the famed Dutch garden that displays the glorious colors of spring with millions of bulbs in flower — on an 8-day cruise through Dutch and Belgian waterways? … March 9, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL (August 18, 2008) — TourCrafters, the dependable family-owned tour operator with offices in Libertyville and Rome, is known for always offering the best deals on tours and packages. Now, to encourage travel to Europe in this time of … August 18, 2008
The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has published a report reinforcing the conclusions of a study it published two years ago that hosting the Olympic Games typically stalls tourism growth.Reports are coming in from China that newly built hotels … July 7, 2008