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Greek Euro crisis, does it mean a cheap holiday?

With Greece in the news recently regarding their position in the Euro, Professor John Fletcher, Director, International Centre for Tourism & Hospitality Research at BU discusses the effects of this on tourism with the potential of cheaper holidays. Prof Fletcher said: ‘The economic crisis has already had a dramatic effect on tourism in Greece with the… Read more »

Travel companies need to offer more to attract online market

Two accountancy firms, KPMG and Wilkins Kennedy suggest that the amount of travel companies going bust in 2011 is linked to customers willingness to book online to get a better deal, rather than buy in store. 24 tour operators went into administration last year and more are expected in 2012. Professor Buhalis of Bournemouth University… Read more »