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UNWTO Strongly Condemns Attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport

“Today we were reminded once again that we are facing a global threat that requires a firm and coordinated response by all governments and the international community”, said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, on the attack at ‎Ataturk‬ International Airport in ‎Turkey.

Turkey: Suicide Bombers Hit Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, Several Killed and Injured

Explosions rocked Turkey’s largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, on Tuesday night killing many people and injuring dozens.

UN Chief Visits Refugees on Lesvos, Praises Greece’s ‘Philoxenia’

Visiting the Greek island of Lesvos, which has become migrants' entry point to Europe, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday called on the countries in the region to respond with a humane and human rights-based approach, instead of border closures, barriers and...

UNWTO Strongly Condemns Mass Shooting Attack in Orlando

On the behalf of the international tourism community, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Monday expressed its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando, to the American people and the LGBT community...

UN Chief to Visit Lesvos, Meet Refugees on June 18

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit the island of Lesvos in Greece next week to assess the refugee situation and to show his solidarity.

Athens Metro, Electric Train and Tram Employees Announce Work Stoppages

Work stoppages on the metro, the Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway (ISAP) and the tram network in Athens are scheduled to take place for the next two weeks, from Monday, June 6, until Friday, June 17.

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.

Girl Power: Kefalogianni, Kountoura Join Forces to Lure Tourists to Greece

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and former minister Olga Kefalogianni have agreed to leave political wrangling and disagreements aside and instead join forces to bring in even more tourists to Greek shores.

EgyptAir Skyjack Ends at Cyprus Airport, Culprit Surrenders

The seven-hour highjacking incident on EgyptAir Flight MS181 has come to an end at Larnaca Airport in Cyprus, after the perpetrator surrendered to authorities early on Tuesday, following negotiations. No one on board was hurt.

ReGeneration Internship Project to Back Greek Tourism

The six-month ReGeneration internship program kicks off for a third consecutive year in Greece, lending its support this year to the tourism sector.

Brussels Attacks Spur Travel Alerts, Peak Security Globally

Tuesday’s fatal bombings in Brussels have spurred the immediate response of airport authorities across the globe and prompted travel advisories from several countries.

IATA: ‘Terrorists will Never Succeed in Destroying the Right to Travel’

"Terrorists will never succeed in destroying the fundamental urge and right of people to travel, explore and learn about the world", the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) director general and CEO, Tony Tyler, said on Tuesday.

UNWTO, WTTC Strongly Condemn Attacks in Brussels

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have strongly condemned the attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016.

Dozens Dead in Brussels Bombings, Police Boost Patrols Across Europe

Police and terror squads are stepping up controls at major tourist destinations across Europe, including Athens, Germany, France, Italy, Britain, the Netherlands, Cyprus, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, following the deadly terrorist attacks on Tuesday at Brussels international...

International Tourism Community Shocked by Suicide Bomb Attack in Istanbul

A suicide attacker detonated a bomb in a major shopping and tourist district in Istanbul, Turkey, on Saturday. The blast killed at least five people and wounded dozens of others, including 12 foreigners.

Ankara, Berlin Bombings Trouble Tourism Industry

A bomb explosion Tuesday morning in central Berlin, which killed a man in his car, and the Sunday night blast in Ankara leaving at least 37 dead and 125 wounded, has raised concerns in the tourism industry that violence may become a major hindrance to travel.

Ivory Coast: UNWTO Condemns Beach Resort Attacks

UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai has condemned the terrorist attacks that reportedly killed 16 people, including four Europeans, and wounded many in Ivory Coast's beach resort town of Grand Bassam on Sunday.

‘Discover Greece’ Invites Travellers to Win their Dream Holiday in Greece

Discover Greece is giving travellers from around the world the opportunity to make their dream holiday in Greece a reality through its new "Dream Up Summer" campaign!

Greek Tour Operator Suffers Damage after Arson Attack in Athens

The office of Greek tour operator Athens Tours Greece, located on the fourth floor of a building on Akadimias Street in central Athens, was severely damaged on Monday night as a result of an apparent arson attack against offices on the second floor.

Η Crist στην 11η HO.RE.CA 2016

Η Crist συμμετείχε και φέτος στην 11η HO.RE.CA που πραγματοποιήθηκε στο εκθεσιακό κέντρο «Athens Metropolitan Expo» από τις 12 έως 15 Φεβρουαρίου, με εντυπωσιακό περίπτερο συνολικής επιφάνειας 60 τ.μ. στην αίθουσ...