Category: Europe

Greece Tourism helps to boost the economy since financial crisis

Tourism in Greece has directly generated 125 billion Euros to the economy, while 230 million people have travelled to the country since the start of the financial crisis in Greece informed the President of the Greek Tourism Confederation (STE), Yannis Retsos. Speaking during the closed session of the confederation’s 27th General Assembly in Athens recently, […]

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Sports Tourism in Spain witnesses 10% growth in 2018

Sports-related tourism in Spain has generated 2.44 billion Euros in 2018, 10% up from 2017, according to the figures released by the Annual of Sports-Related Statistics by the Ministry of Culture and Sport. Sports tourism in Spain has established its position as one of the economic drivers. According to the figures, tourists residing in Spain […]

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Air France committed to eliminating 210 million single-use plastic items by the end of 2019

Air France announced its decision to eliminate 1,300 tons of single-use plastic. In this way, Air France will eliminate 210 million single-use plastic items by the end of 2019. They will be replaced by sustainable alternatives on all flights. This represents 100 million plastic cups replaced with paper cups; 85 million plastic cutlery items replaced […]

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Turkey hosts yet another successful MICE group FAM from India

The Turkish Tourism Board in India recently announced that the number of MICE groups travelling to Turkey from India has increased in recent months. In the last week of April, Turkey hosted a big MICE group of 1,000 employees from an Indian company, Titan and another big group is arriving from Max Insurance in the […]

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Lufthansa becomes the world’s first airline to earn IATA ONE Order certification

ONE Order is the IATA initiative to modernise its member airlines’ flight booking and accounting processes, to enable them to align their products even more closely to customers’ needs and substantially simplify the customer’s booking experience. Under the ONE Order approach, the customer is issued a single reference number for their journey, known as their […]

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Alan Peter Chacko joins LOT Polish Airlines in India

LOT Polish Airlines has appointed Alan Peter Chacko as their Sales Manager India. Based in New Delhi, Alan Peter Chacko will oversee the commercial activities and key account relationships on behalf of the Polish Star Alliance member.  Before joining LOT Polish Airlines, Alan Peter Chacko held various senior positions within the Lufthansa Group in India. […]

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Atout France organises 3-city workshop with Reunion Island Tourism Board for its local partners

A 3-city workshop organised for Reunion Island and its tourism suppliers took place in the key cities of Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai in the first week of April. Organised with Atout France, this initiative formed a part of Reunion Island’s strategy of developing close synergies with the Indian market and augmenting Indian visitor arrivals to […]

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Tourism Ireland promotes ‘Home of Thrones’

Northern Ireland is the Home of Thrones. The popular TV series Game of Thrones was filmed in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The final season of Game of Thrones has ratcheted up the intensity of HBO’s epic fantasy tale, leaving fans eager for more. After a decade of getting to know the characters and kingdoms, […]

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Cabin Crew Europe, GMR Aviation Academy partner to provide EASA approved Cabin Crew Initial Training Courses in India

Cabin Crew Europe in association with GMR Aviation Academy is all set to deliver EASA approved Cabin Crew Initial Training Courses in India. This is a first for India, with successful graduates obtaining their EASA Cabin Crew Attestation. So far, two locations have been approved in India for delivery of theoretical and practical training. Cabin […]

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AWEX, Visit Brussels, Wallonia Belgium Tourism jointly organise a tourism training event ‘The Hidden Gems of Belgium’

Wallonia in India (AWEX Mumbai), Visit Brussels and Wallonia Belgium Tourism jointly organised a spectacular tourism training event in association with Maratha Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture and TAAP recently in Pune. Emmanuelle Timmermans, Trade and Investment Commissioner from AWEX along with Ellona Pereira from Visit Brussels presented the hidden gems of the tourist […]

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