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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...
Posted On 19 Jun 2016

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...
Posted On 13 Jun 2016

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.
Posted On 09 Jun 2016

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.
Posted On 03 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

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.
Posted On 01 Apr 2016

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.
Posted On 29 Mar 2016

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.
Posted On 23 Mar 2016

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.
Posted On 22 Mar 2016

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.
Posted On 22 Mar 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...
Posted On 22 Mar 2016

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.
Posted On 19 Mar 2016

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.
Posted On 15 Mar 2016

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.
Posted On 13 Mar 2016

‘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!
Posted On 24 Feb 2016

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.
Posted On 18 Feb 2016

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...
Posted On 17 Feb 2016

Εις μνήμην Ν. Συμιακού

Έφυγε από τη ζωή ο κ.κ. Νίκος Συμιακός, τέως Προέδρος της Τουριστικής και Ναυτιλιακής εταιρείας ΑΦΟΙ ΣΥΜΙΑΚΟΥ ΑΕ.

Η Crist με νέα συλλογή στη HO.RE.CA 2016

Η Crist θα παρουσιάσει τη νέα της συλλογή ξενοδοχειακού ιματισμού για το 2016 στην 11η έκθεση HO.RE.CA, που θα πραγματοποιηθεί στο εκθεσιακό κέντρο Athens Metropolitan Expo από την Παρασκευή 12 έως και τη Δευτέρα 15 Φεβρουαρίου...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016