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UK Travel Agents Say Bookings to Greece Remain Healthy

Despite high profile coverage of Greece's economic problems during the peak holiday season and the migration crisis, bookings to the country remain healthy, the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) said on Tuesday during the Travel Convention at Costa Navarino.
Posted On 13 Oct 2015

Slovak Professors Show Interest in Ios as a School Tourism Destination

The possibility of developing Ios into an attractive destination for school tourism for students from Slovakia was explored in late September by the island’s municipality.
Posted On 07 Oct 2015

Celestyal Cruises ‘Sails Off’ with Gold Award for Change Management

The Celestyal Cruises Human Resources department picked up five awards at the HR Awards 2015, including the Gold Award for Best Change Management Strategy.
Posted On 07 Oct 2015

Hotelier Workshop: Thessaloniki Hotels to Get Closer to Global Gay Travel Market

Greek online platform Destsetters announced on Wednesday that it will hold a special hotel workshop for the first time in Thessaloniki for hoteliers interested in tapping into the global LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) travel market.
Posted On 07 Oct 2015

Greek Tourism Sector Promises to Soften VAT Increase Blow on Hotels, Islands

Tourism professionals in Greece will make efforts to absorb costs of the recent increase of value-added tax (VAT) rates on hotels and islands, a measure that "clearly affects the competitiveness of Greek tourism", the president of SETE, Andreas Andreadis, recently said in an...
Posted On 04 Oct 2015

GTP Welcomes New Partnerships

Greek Travel Pages (GTP), Greece’s ultimate source of information for tourism professionals and travellers, is happy to announce the start of cooperation with new clients who have tapped into its Travel Business Network to receive effective and efficient promotion.
Posted On 30 Sep 2015

Greece Marks World Tourism Day 2015

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Greek key tourism figures give their messages to mark the contribution of the sector to Greece's economy.
Posted On 27 Sep 2015

Greek Tourism Portfolio Once Again Handed Over to Elena Kountoura

Greece’s Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura took over her post from interim minister Alkistis Protopsalti during the Tourism Ministry handover ceremony held on Wednesday in Athens.
Posted On 23 Sep 2015

SETE to Hold First Open Data Hackathon for #tourism

Aiming to strengthen Greece's competitiveness and highlight tourism's leading role in the Greek economy, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will hold the first open data application development marathon (hackathon) for tourism next month.
Posted On 17 Sep 2015

Ryanair Eyes 10% Growth in Greece Next Year

Ryanair expects a growth of 10 percent in the Greek market next year, the carrier’s chief commercial officer, David O’Brien, informed during a recent press conference for the airline's Athens summer schedule for 2016.
Posted On 15 Sep 2015

Head of Greek Tourism Confederation Hopes for Stability After Elections in Greece

On the occasion of the upcoming elections on September 20 in Greece, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, underlined the importance of political stability and the need for the country to implement necessary reforms.
Posted On 11 Sep 2015

Greek Tourism On a Roll, Banner Year Expected

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Greece’s main industry body, is anticipating some 26 million international visitor arrivals and revenue above 14.5 billion euros this year, provided that the country’s market conditions are stable.
Posted On 10 Sep 2015

Greek Hoteliers Face Challenges Despite Positive Tourism Data

The president of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX), Yiannis Retsos, on Thursday informed journalists on the challenges Greek hoteliers are up against, despite this year's encouraging tourism figures.
Posted On 10 Sep 2015

AEGEAN: Improvement Initiatives Vital for Greek Airports

Greek carrier AEGEAN has called for urgent measures so the airline companies operating in Greece can continue to grow and support tourism and the country's economy.
Posted On 10 Sep 2015

Greece Collects Int’l Tourism Film Awards for its ‘Eternal Journey’

Greece's promotional film “Greek Tourism. An eternal journey” has counted three wins at three prestigious international tourism film festivals, held under the auspices of CIFFT, the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals.
Posted On 09 Sep 2015

#LifeOnIos Project: Introducing a New Destination Marketing Concept – Interview with Simon Lewis of Travel Concept Solution

Simon Lewis, the founder of marketing agency Travel Concept Solution, talks to GTP about the promotional and rebranding campaign #LifeOnIos that took social media by storm in July and gives his opinion on where the Greek travel industry needs to improve.
Posted On 08 Sep 2015

The Greek Islands are Voted ‘World’s Best’ in Condé Nast Traveller Awards

The Greek islands were announced as this year's best in the world at the annual Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards.
Posted On 07 Sep 2015

“Greece is a Spectacular and Life-changing Experience!” – Interview with Dean (Konstantinos) Karnazes, Greek-American Ultramarathon Runner, Ambassador of “Navarino Challenge”

GTP had the opportunity to talk with ultramarathon man Dean (Konstantinos) Karnazes, the ambassador of the upcoming “Navarino Challenge” event in Greece. Karnazes is proud of his Greek heritage and aims to spread the word that Greece is a "life-changing experience" as a...
Posted On 01 Sep 2015

GNTO’s #lovingreece Social Media Campaign Deemed a Success

Greek and foreign social media users warmly embraced the call to support Greece in the #lovingreece campaign, launched by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in July.
Posted On 01 Sep 2015

AEGEAN Sees Revenue, Passenger Traffic Rise in First Half 2015

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines recorded consolidated revenue at 403.6 million euros during the first half of 2015, four percent higher than in 2014.
Posted On 01 Sep 2015