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ITEP: Greece May See Increase in Tourist Arrivals this Year, but Not in All Destinations

Greece may see an increase in international tourist arrivals this year, though with mixed results across individual destinations, according to the annual study of the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) that was presented to journalists on Wednesday.
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

Greece Development Law… Goes to Parliament

The Greek government’s new development bill, which foresees deductions and exemptions, leasing and interest subsidies, and a 12-year fixed tax framework, was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, with deliberation set to begin Friday.

Boosted Greek Consular Services Meet Russian Visa Demand

Greek consular services in Moscow are meeting the increased demand for visas by Russian nationals wishing to travel to Greece, Alternate Foreign Minister Nikos Xydakis said on Tuesday, adding that the goal is to further increase tourist flows from Russia.

Come and Get It: Greek Hotels, Sites, Islands Up for Grabs, ‘Guardian’ Reveals

“It could be a shopping list for the scenery in a movie - rather than a list of possessions that Athens is under immense pressure to offload,” the Guardian says, referring to an asset portfolio of some 71,000 properties now under the newly established Hellenic Holdings and...

New Cypriot Airline ‘Cobalt’ Takes to the Skies, Launches Maiden Flight to Athens

Cobalt, the new Cyprus-based airline, on Wednesday launched its first flight to Athens from Larnaca.
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

US State Department Issues Europe Travel Alert, Names Possible Terror Targets

The US State Department on Tuesday issued a travel alert for American citizens referring to the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation.
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

Aktina is the ‘Official Travel Agent’ for Posidonia 2016 Shipping Exhibition

Aktina Travel Group is the "Official Travel Agent" of the Posidonia 2016 shipping exhibition and will handle all travel arrangements of exhibitors, delegates and official guests.
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

Avra Imperial’s Spa Honored with Design Award at Greek Architecture Competition

The architecture of the spa of the Avra Imperial Beach Resort & Spa, located in Chania, Crete, was honored during the 100% Hotel Design Awards for 2015 at a ceremony held recently in Athens.
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

What’s Up with the Sharing Economy? Commission to Decide

If there ever was a practice causing commotion in the travel industry then “sharing economy” is it. Now, the future of the business that has brought hospitality sector professionals to the brink will be decided on June 2, when the European Commission releases its suggestions for...

Skopelos to be Seen by Millions in the US as Featured Destination of ‘Mediterranean Blue’ Show

Skopelos' beautiful beaches, lush green landscapes, traditional cuisine and rich history and culture will be broadcast to over 16 million viewers across the U.S. through the new travel show "Mediterranean Blue" to air on American television stations PBS and Create TV.
Posted On 01 Jun 2016