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Macedonia Airport Handling All Flights as Scheduled

All flights to and from Thessaloniki's Macedonia Airport are being carried out according to schedule since November 24, Greece’s transport ministry said on Tuesday.

Lower Purchase Limits Boost Tax Free Shopping in Greece by 12%

Tax free shopping picked up pace in Greece over the last 12 months marking a 63 percent increase in sales and a 12 percent rise in purchase value.

Airline Cancels Flights at Macedonia Airport Citing Safety Concerns

Fraport Greece reiterated its concerns regarding the maintenance works at Macedonia Airport, after reports that a low cost carrier has canceled its flights citing safety reasons.

Greece-bound Travelers from Germany to Peak in 2018

Tour operators and sector professionals in Germany are forecasting a record year ahead with more German travelers choosing Greece for their holidays in 2018.

Fraport Greece Airports Boost Parent Company Profits

Fraport Greece has boosted German operator Fraport’s turnover by approximately 181.4 million euros since April, when it took over 14 Greek regional airports.

Eurostat: Business Travel Down by 40% Due to Crisis

Business travel in the EU has decreased by 40 percent since the onset of the economic crisis, according to the Union’s statistical bureau.

New Campaign Spreads the Word About Thomson-to-TUI Rebranding

A wide-scale campaign has kicked with a televised ad aiming to facilitate Thomson’s changeover to TUI, the group announced.

Tax Free Shopping in Greece Gains Momentum

Increasing tourist flows boosted tax free shopping in Greece by 44 percent in the first seven months of the year compared to 2016, according to Global Blue.

UK Mulling Over EU Visa-free Travel Post Brexit

The British government appears to be considering allowing EU nationals to travel to Britain without a visa, following UK's exit from the European Union.

Five-star Resorts Packed for Greece’s Aug. 15 Holiday, Rates Soar

Five-star hotels at popular destinations across Greece are fully booked and charging higher rates for the August 15 Dormition of the Virgin Mary holiday.

Cruise Operators, Passengers Rate Greek Ports

The ports of Chios, Lesvos, Mykonos, Piraeus and Santorini are among the Greek ports leaving behind not so favorable impressions, according to a report.

Athens Int’l Airport Bolsters Handling Capacity 

Athens International Airport (AIA) has boosted its handling capacity to 26 million passengers following an ongoing upgrade budgeted at 35 million euros.

One in 10 New Hotels in Greece a Five-Star

Hospitality and accommodation in Greece is becoming better than ever with one in five new hotels offering five-star services.

Travel Booking Tips and More by European Consumer Bodies

In efforts to ensure the rights of travelers, the European Consumer Centers Network (ECC-Net) looks into the hidden costs of tourism services.

SETE Chief, Santorini Mayor Discuss Island Challenges

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and Thera Mayor Nikos Zorzos discussed the challenges posed by the growing tourism flows to Santorini.

Outgoing WTTC Chief: Travel & Tourism More Resilient than Ever

Outgoing World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) President & CEO David Scowsill sets out what he sees are the trends shaping the future of Travel & Tourism.

Hotels vs Airbnb Rentals: How to Compete in a New Accommodation Economy

Airbnb-style rentals have been taking a big bite out of hotel industry earnings but the game is not over yet, says a luxury accommodation professional.

Evia GRecoACTE Festivities Spotlight Art, Nature and Tourism

Art, nature and tradition take center stage during the first GRecoACTE celebration which will take place in Marmari, Evia, on June 17-18.

Trump Visa Policy Making Travel to US Harder

Travel to the U.S. got harder after the Trump administration approved harsher visa requirements, including being required to give social media handles and email addresses.

Wyndham & Ramada Loutraki Poseidon Resorts Open with a Bang

The 107-suite Wyndham Loutraki Poseidon and the 196-room Ramada Loutraki Poseidon resorts have opened their doors to the public in Greece.
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