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Silver Star Opens Athens Office

Thessaloniki-based Silver Star Holidays opened a branch office in Athens recently. Like the head office, it deals only directly with travel agents with tour packages to Malta, Turkey and Syria. It is also the exclusive representative in Greece for the Corinthia hotel group.

Heronia Inaugurates Thessaloniki Branch

Helen Trentzos has come a long way since she left her job in a Piraeus shipping company, and as a sharp looking young woman opened a travel office in the early 1970s that specialized in seaman travel.
Aktina's headquarters are based in its own building complex in Piraeus.
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Aktina Leads The Way

Just a few years after it was first founded in 1975, Piraeus-based Aktina has lead the way for other Greek travel agencies. The office became an IATA member in 1977 and in 1981 the company foresaw new market developments and was one of the few to convert the personal company into...

Exclusive Tours Promotes Norwegian Dream

Nikos and Kostas Pagonis of Athens-based Exclusive Tours last month took local travel agents on a tour of Norwegian Cruise Lines' cruise vessel Norwegian Dream, which had docked in Piraeus harbor. Exclusive, as the line's representative in Greece, says it's off to a new start...

Manessis Renovates New Quarters

Greek travel agency Manessis recently moved to newly- purchased offices in downtown Athens and is now in the process of complete renovations of these quarters with the assistance of the Stylianides architectural team. The new offices will include the operation of an Internet...

Cel Tours Promotes New Destinations And On-line Sales

Mary Souli, general manger of Athens-based Cel Tours, organized a major promotional event in Thessaloniki recently for that area’s travel agents.

Wayfare Aviation Presents Unexplored Scadinavia

For Greek travelers that wish to explore new and exciting Scadinavian destinations, Wayfare Aviation Services has a new product of special interest. In cooperation with the Norwegian Embassy in Greek and with SAS, Wayfare has produced a brochure that allows travelers to explore...

Doucas Tours Increases Share Capital

Thessaloniki- based Doucas Tours intends to keep its position as one of Greece’s biggest and best travel companies. Earlier this year, the company began plans for a complete reorganization so as to keep up to date with the rapid changes in competition. Reorganization plans should...

Airtour Greece Revamps Services, Changes Name And Looks To Franchises

Airtour Greece, a subsidiary of German tour operator TUI and its official representative here, has been renamed TUI Hellas. Airtour has been operating here for the past 30 years and is one of the most successful and best-organized offices of its kind in Greece. It hosted some...

C&N Bids For Thomson Travel

A decent development in Europe's tourism industry places the sector within the new globalization sphere where most of the world's major industries now sit. Last month, C&N Touristik (Condor & Neckermann) made an official hostile takeover bid for the UK's Thomson Travel Group. The...

Amphitrion Group Moves At A Steady Speed Forward

Konstantinos Mitsiou of the Amphitrion group of travel companies does things that few in the local travel industry dare. He has created companies that specialize in specific areas of tourism and opened offices in far-flung areas, such as North America, Japan, and perhaps soon,...

Northern Greek Travel Agents Unite

More than 100 travel agents in Thessaloniki and the wider region of northern Greece united recently to form a cooperative as a way to expand on and improve services offered in the area.