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In Memory of Spyros Ginis

Spyros Ginis, owner and founder of Ginis Vacances, passed away on Sunday, June 28.

UNWTO, WTTC Condemn Terrorist Attack in Sousse, Tunisia

At least 28 people at a beachfront Tunisian hotel in Port el-Kantaoui, Sousse, were killed by gunmen on Friday. Terrorists also attacked in France and bombed a mosque in Kuwait on the same day.

Seeking Support? Check Out the ‘Beginner’s Guide to EU Funding’

Securing EU funding may sound complicated but the new Beginner’s Guide to EU Funding is here to provide information, examples and tips on how to tap into the Union’s 2014-2020 budget.

Viewpoint – Regional Airports: All for One and One for All

"Australia has the most successful concession model in the world... In the Greek case, the country’s three busiest airports -- Thessaloniki, Rhodes and Hania – are all being handed over to one investor with the government as the other competitor." - Opinion editorial by Takis...

Άποψη – Καί έσονται οί δύο, είς όμάδαν μίαν: Περιφερειακά αεροδρόμια

«Tο ζητούμενο στις παραχωρήσεις ή ιδιωτικοποιήσεις αεροδρομίων είναι όχι το κατά πόσο θα ωφεληθεί οικονομικά το κράτος ή ο ιδιώτης επενδυτής, αλλά το κατά πόσο θα βελτιωθεί η ποιότητα και το επίπεδο των παρεχομένων υπηρεσιών προς όλους τους...

Wall Street Journal: Greece On A Return To Growth

"The latest stage in Greece’s economic rollercoaster ride shows numerous reasons to cheer," the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Europe says in a special edition on Greece.

Athens Airport Denies Dodging VAT Tax, Releases Information On The Matter

Athens International Airport (AIA) has denied recent media claims and reports about a pending legal dispute it has with the Greek Government concerning its VAT obligations.

Tips For Startups: How To Build Relationships With Reporters

Public relations is an essential piece of every startup's strategy. It's crucial for startups to build credibility, gain users, and receive venture capital funding. Reporter relationships are the key to landing coverage in technology and niche industry publications.

In Memory of Nikolaos Antoniou

Nikolaos Antoniou, owner of travel agency IVIS TRAVEL, passed away at the age of 59 on Wednesday, 27 August, following his brave battle with cancer.

“Norovirus” Stomach Bug Said To Have Sickened Tourists On Rhodes, Greece

The hundreds of foreign tourists that fell ill recently in Greece, while residing at a hotel on the island of Rhodes, are suspected to have had contracted the Norovirus stomach bug, an announcement by the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (HCDCP) said.

The GNTO Investigates Reports Of Mass Food Poisoning Of Tourists At Resort On Rhodes

Inspectors from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) were sent to Rhodes on 21 August to investigate reports that a large number of tourists suffered food poisoning at a luxury hotel on the island.

Global Travel Task Force Launched To Monitor Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak

The risk of transmission of Ebola virus disease (EVD) during air travel is low, according to a joint statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola outbreak released by the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the World...

EU: Call For Proposals To Support Transnational Tourism, Foster Accessible Tourism Entrepreneurship

The European Commission has launched a joint call for proposals for "Cooperation projects to support transnational tourism based on European cultural and industrial heritage" and for "Fostering accessible tourism entrepreneurship and management."

Robin Williams Was A Philhellene. His Words On Greece.

Robin Williams had expressed his appreciation for Greece in an interview back in 2011 and touched us all.

Ebola: Greece To Implement “Precautionary Measures” At Country’s Entry Points

Greece will implement "precautionary measures" at the country's entry points following the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

Maroulis Travel: Εις μνήμη Μάριου Τριβυζά

Με βαθιά οδύνη υποδεχτήκαμε το λυπηρό άγγελμα του θανάτου του Προέδρου της ΓΕΠΟΕΤ, αγαπητού συνάδελφου και εκλεκτού φίλου, του Μάριου Τριβυζά.

ΣΕΤΕ: Δήλωση για την απώλεια του Προέδρου της ΓΕΠΟΕΤ, Μάριου Τριβυζά

«Το Διοικητικό Συμβούλιο του ΣΕΤΕ, με μεγάλη θλίψη, αποχαιρετά σήμερα τον καλό φίλο και πρωτεργάτη του ελληνικού τουρισμού Μάριο Τριβυζά».

In Memory of Marios Trivizas

Marios Trivizas, tourism entrepreneur and president of the General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) passed away at the age of 85 on Saturday, 28 June, following recent surgery complications.

Another “Big, Fat Greek Wedding” To Hit The Big Screen

The Greeks are coming back! A sequel to 2002's box office hit "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" is in the works, according to an announcement by Gold Circle and HBO.

Greek Ferry, Rail, Bus Services To Be Affected By Strike On 9 April

Wednesday, 9 April: 24-hour general strike called by Greece's largest civil service umbrella union ADEDY and the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE).