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Greece Comes Second in Travel Habits Poll

Italy was voted favorite European country in this year's Telegraph Travel Awards reader's survey followed by Greece and Switzerland.

HATTA Awards 2008

HATTA’s 2008 Best Tourism Brochures Awards Category                                Office Series……………………….Manessis (Summer 2008; Spring 2008; Discover the World Through Manessis Cruise Shop 2008; Christmas & New Year...

Philoxenia 2008 Awards

Philoxenia Tourism Awards 2008 Category                                                                Destination Favorite Sea Destination………………………Pelion Favorite Mountain/Country Destination…..Pelion Favorite Urban...

Qatar Airways Reinforces Top Ten Status

Five-star carrier Qatar Airways recently confirmed its leading position as one of the top 10 airlines in the world and also as the best carrier in the Middle East region.

Education Institutions Join Forces for Tourism

Trinity-International School of Tourism Management and Stockton College of New Jersey in the United States recently signed a student exchange agreement.

Classical Hotels Apply Green Policies

Daskalantonakis Group recently announced the application of Green initiatives—within the framework of its GreenPolicy—at its Classical Hotels chain. The group aims to co-produce electricity with the aid of natural gases and with a special procedure of frost absorption.
Posted On 01 Jul 2008

TUI Hellas Protects the Environment

TUI Hellas announced it would tackle the global environmental threat through the implementation of a carbon-offset program to balance the emissions created by the tour operator's privately owned tour buses.
Posted On 01 Jul 2008

Greece Receives E.U. Cultural Heritage Prize

Greece was amongst the five countries that received a "European Union prize for cultural heritage/Europa Nostra award" last month. The other four were the Netherlands that received two prizes, Spain, the Czech Republic, and Romania.
Posted On 01 Jul 2008

Greek Nominees at MENA Travel Awards 2008

For a third year running the Greek companies Interdynamic S.A. tourist organization (DMC/PCO) and Unique Luxury Prestigious Cars have been nominated in the "Best Tourism Project Award" and "Best Car Rental-International Brand Award" categories respectively at the MENA awards 2008...
Posted On 01 Apr 2008

Virgin Atlantic Conducts First Ever Biofuel Flight

The first flight by a commercial airline to be powered partly by biofuel recently took place as a Virgin Atlantic jumbo jet flew between London Heathrow Airport and Amsterdam using fuel derived from a mixture of Brazilian babassu nuts and coconuts. Virgin's Boeing 747 had one of...
Posted On 01 Apr 2008

City of Athens Joins Battle Against Climate Change

Mayor of Athens Nikitas Kaklamanis announced the Greek capital is now a member of C40 Cities. C40 is an international initiative comprised of 40 major cities that have joined forces to help combat climate change.
Posted On 01 Mar 2008

Lloyd’s Greek Shipping Awards a Big Success

Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards was a big success as it recognized the best in Greek shipping. DryShips boss, George Economou, and Greek ship owner and industry legend, John Carras, all took major prizes. Mr. Carras was named "Personality of the Year for 2007," an award...
Posted On 01 Feb 2008

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

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

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

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...