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Athens Airport Welcomes New CEO

Dr. Yiannis Paraschis late last month took over from Alfred van der Meer as the new chief executive officer of Athens International Airport. The forty-seven-year-old industrial engineer joined the airport's management team shortly after its establishment in 1996, and he was the...
Posted On 01 May 2007

Eva Karamanou Takes Over Amadeus Hellas

takes over as senior manager of human resources markets for Central Eastern Southern Europe, Middle East & Africa.
Posted On 01 Feb 2007

Skal International Elects New President

Litsa Papathanassi from Rodos was elected as the new president of Skal International during the 67th Skal International World Congress held in Pattaya, Thailand last month. This is only the second time in the organization's 72-year-history, that a woman president was elected.
Posted On 01 Dec 2006

Dimitrios C. Lambadarios

The Philoxenia exhibition, now in its 22nd year, has become an institution for Greece, which has been organised successfully for all these years and is an event of great significance for the Greek tourism industry.
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Gerassimos L. Fokas

Over the past years, the international tourism market has undergone serious crises, suffered from unforeseen factors and was characterized by dramatic restructuring. Perhaps, a more significant conclusion for this period was confirmation of the system of balances that we call the...
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Fanny Palli-Petralia

Every country's economic development is supported by its dynamic sectors, its competitive advantages, as well as the model it has chosen to face the challenges of the future.
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

George Doukas

The growth in demand for holidays in Greece from most countries over the past two years, as is indicated by the notable increase in arrivals, raises further expectations for the future of Greek tourism.
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Yiannis Evangelou

During the last two years, Greek tourism has entered a phase of great improvement. However, we must not rely completely on these positive developments. All of us, the state, local government, and businessmen are responsible for the positive developments, and any possible negative...
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Andreas A. Andreadis

The general impression today is that tourism on an international level is exceptionally dynamic and filled with promise. This sector's development rate has risen steadily over the past three years and it is expected that in the next years, it will be further strengthened,...
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Stelios Polykratis

It is a fact that today competition in tourism must be centered on quality and not cost and what we mean by quality is not only those elements an accommodation can offer, but also the quality of the destination that contributes significantly to our being able to stimulate the...
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Evangelos Stavropoulos

Philoxenia, just as all of the world's tourism exhibitions and shows, is a very important tool for professionals in tourism. It allows trade professionals from all over the world to meet, discuss and to get to know each other, yet, at the same time, this exhibition creates an...
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Dimitrios Mantousis

It is anticipated that Greece will host about 20 million tourists annually by 2012. This forecast is based on the current tourism policy and the positive turning point in tourism arrivals in the past ten years. The tourism environment has changed today and the success of new...
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Lufthansa Welcomes New General Manager

Paulo Yoshikawa is Lufthansa's new general manager for Greece and Cyprus. The Japanese-Brazilian national began his career with Lufthansa in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1975 and has been with the German carrier ever since. Before coming to Athens, Mr. Yoshikawa was based in Madrid,...
Posted On 01 Nov 2006

Alitalia Welcomes New Regional Manager

Antonio Temporini is Alitalia's new regional manager for southeast Europe, including Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Israel, Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans.
Posted On 01 Oct 2006

ITB Board Appoints New Members and Sets 2007 Dates

The ITB Berlin supervisory board appointed two new members, Marco Montini, director of the Italian State Tourism Board, and Andreas Sakkas, director of the Cyprus Tourism Organization and president of Corps Touristique. The new members were selected to strengthen the board in the...
Posted On 01 Aug 2006