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US-Turkey Ties in Jeopardy Amid Diplomatic Spat, Tourism on Hold

The United States and Turkey are playing power games as both countries have suspended visa services, amid a volatile period in view of growing terrorism threats.

Mideast Wins at World Travel Awards for Fourth Year Running

Mideast Travel was honored as “Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company” for the fourth year running at the World Travel Awards.

Air Mediterranean Announces Seven New Routes from Athens

Air Mediterranean is launching new scheduled direct routes between Athens and seven destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Aegean Apologizes for Tel Aviv Flight Incident

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines apologized on Wednesday, to the Palestine Liberation Organization for an incident on Sunday, which saw two men - an Israeli-Arab and a Palestinian - voluntarily disembark after angry protests from Jewish Israeli passengers, who cited security fears.

AEGEAN Launches Direct Flights from Athens to Riyadh and Teheran

Aegean Airlines on Thursday announced the expansion of its service to the Middle East with the addition of two new routes to its flight network.
Posted On 23 Jul 2015

Gulf Air Slashes Athens Fares with July Booking Promo

Gulf Air is slashing fares on its four weekly flights to and from Athens, Greece, for early bird travelers booking flights this month across the airline’s Middle East and Asia network for travel in January 2016.
Posted On 15 Jul 2015

Aktina Travel Introduces Athens to Tour Operators and Journalists from the Middle East

A team of 10 leading tour operators and journalists from Oman recently experienced Athens first-hand and got to know the destination's history, sights and comparative advantages.
Posted On 14 Apr 2015

Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow Takes Dubai, Istanbul Next Stop

Attracting high income visitors and bolstering profitable partnerships for Greek tourism enterprises were the main goals of the 2nd Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow held in Dubai this week, which brought together dozens of tour operators and agents from the United Arab Emirates...
Posted On 27 Feb 2015

Greece Comes Closer to Travel Markets of Kuwait and Bahrain

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) introduced Greece as a tourism destination to tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during a familiarization trip in Athens held 4-8 December.
Posted On 12 Dec 2014

Greek Travel Agents Reach Out to Professionals from the Middle East

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will host a familiarization trip in Athens for tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during 4-8 December.
Posted On 03 Dec 2014

Air SERBIA To Expand Global Network With Six More Destinations

Air Serbia is offering more travel choices in the first half of 2014, with services being launched to six new destinations in Europe and the Middle East.
Posted On 15 Jan 2014
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Jazeera Airways, Travelport Renew Global Full Content Agreement

Travelport and Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s largest airline serving the Middle East, recently announced the renewal of their global full content agreement.
Posted On 07 Oct 2013

Domestic Tourism May Tumble This Year

0 0 0 0 00shares 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...

AIA Awards Airlines

Athens International Airport (AIA) recently awarded airlines that recorded the highest passenger development in 2010, during the 11th Airline Marketing Workshop.

Thessaloniki Hotels See 2010 Occupancy Drop

The average occupancy rate of hotels in Thessaloniki last year showed a decline of 13 percent compared to 2009 thus closing 2010 at 42 percent, the president of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, Aristotelis Thomopoulos, said last month during the association’s annual pita...

Forum Puts Thessaloniki In The Spotlight

“A city adds value to the professional and the creator depending on the strength of its identity and Thessaloniki must obtain a strong identity,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said during an international culture and tourism forum held recently in Thessaloniki by...

VAT Reduction Keynote At Philoxenia 2010

The 26th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, held this year on 18-21 November at Helexpo in Thessaloniki, roughly hosted 500 exhibitors from Greece and 12 other countries (Egypt, Albania, Brazil, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Cyprus, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Turkey, and Tunisia).

Culture Program Planned For Thessaloniki

A special program to begin in Thessaloniki whereby each year a different country or region would be in the center of attention in regards to tourism and cultural issues was presented last month by Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos.

Qatar Airways Among Top Three At Skytrax Awards

“To be considered among the top three airlines in the world is a huge achievement for Qatar Airways and takes us a step closer of being recognized at the best airline in the world,” Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said.

AIA Reports Positive Q1 Figures

Despite difficulties the air transport industry is facing due to the crisis, Athens International Airport (AIA) Eleftherios Venizelos last month reported improved passenger traffic and air flight figures.