Besides being one of the fastest growing sectors in Europe, cruise travel employs some 10,000 people who contribute over 188 million euros annually to the Greek economy, according to the latest report by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
Promoting Greece into a leading destination is at the top of Frankfurt-based transport group Fraport’s agenda after taking over the management of 14 regional airports across the country late last year, said its CEO Stefan Schulte.
The European Commission has updated the EU Air Safety List, which includes the airlines that do not meet international safety standards and are therefore subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union.
The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) has announced that it will include the Athens-Epidaurus Festival event program within the culture section of its tourism action plan “Dodeka” for it to receive more exposure.
Jot the date: November 18-20. That’s when Greece’s largest tourism sector event, the joint Philoxenia - Hotelia fair, opens its doors to professionals and public at the TIF-Helexpo center in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.
German carrier Lufthansa recently gave "passengers" in Athens the possibility to take a unique journey, right from the Posidonia 2016 shipping exhibition that took place at the Athens Metropolitan Expo in early June.