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Egypt Promoted as Tourism Destination to Greek Market

Egypt was promoted as an international tourism destination to the visitors that attended the recent “Philoxenia” exhibition in Thessaloniki.

Egyptair Connects Athens to Tokyo via Cairo

Egyptair, the national carrier of Egypt, has launched a new service connecting Athens to Tokyo via Cairo once a week.

Marine Tours: What Passengers of Qatar Airways Need to Know

Marine Tours is providing its customers, especially sea tourism professionals, with essential information on Qatar Airways' flights and booking policies due to recent developments.

Qatar Airways Says it’s ‘Business as Usual’

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, said that its global operations are continuing to run smoothly and remain unaffected.

IATA: Qatar Air Links Must be Restored

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of major travel disruptions due to the ban of Qatari planes from the airspace of a number of countries.

Qatar Airways: Charter Flights on Oman Air to Carry Stranded Passengers from Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways has arranged for three chartered flights on Oman Air to carry stranded passengers from Saudi Arabia to Muskat, Oman, on June 6.

Major Airlines Cut Travel Links with Qatar Amid Diplomatic Row

Several airlines, including Emirates and Etihad, have announced the suspension of all flights to and from Doha from Tuesday, June 6, until further notice.

Greek Tourism Minister Receives UNESCO Director General Candidate

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently received Moushira Khattab, Egypt’s candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General, who was on an official visit to Athens.

UNWTO: China Remains World’s Top Tourism Spender

Tourism expenditure from major outbound markets reflected an increasing demand for international tourism in 2016, with China, the U.S. and Germany as the world's top spenders.

Athens to Host 1st Ministerial Conference of ‘Ancient Civilizations Forum’

Athens will host the first ministerial conference of the member states that comprise the Ancient Civilizations Forum, with the participation of foreign ministers of ten countries.

GfK: Greece Among Top Choices for Germans and Britons

Greece is among the most popular tourist destinations for holidaymakers from Germany and the UK, according to a recent report released by GfK.

Cyprus’ Tus Airways Launches, Flights to Greece Planned

Cypriot carrier Tus Airways has officially launched and will commence the operation of its flight schedule on February 14. The new airline aims to connect Cyprus with neighboring countries, including Greece, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon and Jordan.
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New Greek Travel Products Introduced At B2B Travel Event In Thessaloniki

Greek tourism professionals came in contact with travel agencies from target international markets and discussed new collaborations at the second B2B Travel Event held 8-9 April at the Capsis Hotel in Thessaloniki by Respond on Demand.
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Germans Avoided “Crisis-Hit Greece” Last Year

"Crisis countries" Greece, Egypt and Tunusia were the "losers" last year in regards to the holiday preferences of the Germans, according to the recently released Reiseanalyse study of the German holiday market.

Tourism Professionals Optimistic On Summer Bookings

“In regards to Easter holiday overnights, early bookings and the latest data from Greek airport arrivals for the first four months of the year, tourism traffic is showing positive signs with an upward trend at least in terms of arrivals,” President of the Hellenic Federation of...

Domestic Tourism May Tumble This Year

The number of Greeks going on holiday at home this year may see a 20 percent drop compared to the year before that will affect tourism revenue at a rate of three to four percent, according to recent statements made to the press by the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers last month....

Debate On Greece’s Gain From North Africa’s Tourism

The political turmoil in Egypt and Tunisia may give Greece a 10 percent increase in tourist arrivals this year, the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hotelier’s, Andreas Andreadis, told Bloomberg last month.
GNTO's stand at ITB Berlin 2011.
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Greece Shows Determination At ITB 2011

Business deals worth over six billion euros were made at this year’s ITB among 11,163 exhibiting companies and organizations from 188 countries (2010: 11,127 companies from 187 countries) that presented tourism products and the latest travel trends. The travel trade show counted...

Diving Tourism On Ministry’s Agenda

The development of diving tourism is one of the top priorities of the Culture and Tourism Ministry within the framework of promoting alternative forms of tourism, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said at the “Biodiversity and Diving Tourism in the Greek Seas”...

Greek Tourism Expected To Rise In 2011, Deputy Minister

The Greek government places great importance on the tourism sector as it can help the country survive the economic crisis, Deputy Tourism and Culture Minister George Nikitiadis told journalists during his visit last month to the global meetings and events exhibition EIBTM in...