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SkyTeam Awards Online Winners

The SkyTeam airline alliance recently held an event to award the winners of the online e-game "Match the Tails of the 10 SkyTeam Airlines and Win Prizes."
Posted On 01 Feb 2008

Qatar Airways Rewards Travel Agents

Qatar Airways recently held an event for its annual "Travel Agents Awards," attended by some one hundred members of the travel and tourism sector. The awards covered the most significant areas of Qatar Airway's activity.
Posted On 01 Feb 2008

SkyTeam Alliance Honored by Business Traveler

The SkyTeam alliance was officially named the "Best Airline Alliance Program" by Business Traveler magazine's "2007 Reader's Choice Best in Business Travel Survey." Business Traveler readers recognized SkyTeam for the alliance's reliability, high-quality service and extensive network.
Posted On 01 Jan 2008

Star Alliance Plants Olive Trees in Ancient Olympia

Star Alliance recently took an initiative to plant some 3,000 Greek olive trees in the prefecture of Ancient Olympia. Representatives of nine of the 17 members of the Star Alliance network - Austrian Airlines, Air New Zealand, ANA-All Nippon Airways, bmi (British Midland...
Posted On 01 Jan 2008

Philoxenia Tourism Awards 2007

At the Philoxenia tourism awards, Chalkidiki won two awards and received the title for favorite beach destination and the friendliest for families with children destination. Pelion came first in the favorite mountainous or rural destination. Thessaloniki won the first prize in...

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Honors Tourism Sector at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotel's annual awards were recently handed out at a ceremony presided over by Tourism Development Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos. The awards honored members of the tourism and travel industry for their achievements in various categories.
Posted On 01 Dec 2007

Three Skytrax Awards for Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways was recently honored at the annual world airline awards ceremony. The airline received three awards, amongst them the prestigious award for best first class worldwide.
Posted On 01 Sep 2007

In Memoriam

Ένα από τα πιο αγαπητά και αξιοσέβαστα μέλη της τουριστικής βιομηχανίας, ο Γιάννης Στεφανίδης, απεβίωσε τον προηγούμενο μήνα από πνευμονία σε ένα νοσοκομείο στο λατρεμένο του νησί...

Hellenic Seaways Honors National Environment Day

Hellenic Seaways honored International Environment Day (5/6/07) with the organization of a beach clean up on the islands of Chios and Aegina.
Posted On 01 Jul 2007

Greece Wins Stand Award at MITT

Tourism Development Minister Fanni Palli-Petralia was on the receiving end of a pleasant surprise when she went to Moscow to open the Greek stand at the MITT 2007 international tourism exhibition: The stand - dressed in the blue of the Aegean, the white of the islands and marble,...
Posted On 01 May 2007

Lufthansa Awards Goldair Handling

Lufthansa German Airlines last month awarded Goldair Handling as being the best provider of third party services within the worldwide Lufthansa network. Prizes where given in the categories ground handling, on board services, third party services and internal projects for the...
Posted On 01 Apr 2007

Emergency Response Portal for Tourism Stakeholders

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Microsoft unveiled the Beta site of the new Emergency Response System (ERS) to help the tourism sector respond to natural and man-made disaster situations. Microsoft developed the system as part of a long-term cooperation agreed with the...
Posted On 01 Mar 2007
Besides the local award as Best Performing New Airline, Qatar Airways picked up numerous other awards recently including the Best Airline in the Middle East by readers of the U.S. magazine Global Traveler. In our photo, Athens Airport Deputy Chief Executive Officer Dr. Yiannis Paraschis handed over the award to Qatar's area manager for Greece, Morena Bronzetti.
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Athens International Airport Awards Airlines

The annual Airline Marketing Workshop, organized for the seventh consecutive year by Athens International Airport (AIA), was highlighted by the special awards presented by AIA to the airlines that recorded the highest passenger development in 2006, in recognition of their...
Posted On 01 Mar 2007

Environmental Protection of Mediterranean Sea Vital for Tourism

The European Commission proposed a long-term environmental strategy for cleaning up and protecting the Mediterranean Sea. This unique ecosystem, it said, is deteriorating as environmental pressures such as pollution and construction increase.
Posted On 01 Mar 2007

Blue Star Ferries Picks Up Top Award

Blue Star Ferries was voted "Passenger Line of the Year" at the Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards in recognition of its responsibility, consistency, reliability and integrity. Blue Star Ferries' managing director, Michalis Sakellis, received the award at a ceremony in Athens...
Posted On 01 Jan 2007

Tourism Enterprises Can Cut Costs with Renewable Energy

The use of solar energy, water resources with the implementation of new technology, as well as the design of buildings that host tourism facilities that take advantage of renewable sources of energy lead to a reduction in operating costs, improvement of the commercial image of...
Posted On 01 Jan 2007

EC Proposes Inclusion of Airlines in Emissions Trading

The European Union's Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said last month that a proposal will shortly be submitted to the European Commission (EC) that includes airlines in the EU's existing Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). This proposal, he continued, includes all airlines,...
Posted On 01 Jan 2007
Lefteris Theofanopoulos
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Λευτέρης Θεοφανόπουλος 1940 – 2006

Η Οικογένεια του GTP έχασε τον "πατέρα" της. Το GTP έχασε τον δημιουργό του. Ο "Θείος", όπως τον φωνάζανε οι περισσότεροι εδώ στο GTP, έφυγε από κοντά μας. Δεν πήγε όμως μακριά. Τον αισθανόμαστε κοντά μας διότι είναι μέρος του κάθε τι που μας περιβάλει, του κάθε τι με το οπ...

Philoxenia To Award Quality Tourism

Improving the quality of Greek tourism is goal behind the "Philoxenia Tourism Awards" to be granted for the first time at this year's Philoxenia tourism fair being held November 16 - 19.
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Another Successful Year for Clean Beach Campaign

Once again this summer, from June through September, Forum magazine's campaign "Beautiful Greece is a Clean Greece" gave bathers a chance to enjoy spotless and well-organized beaches.
Posted On 01 Oct 2006