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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.
Posted On 27 Jul 2017

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.
Posted On 25 Jul 2017

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.
Posted On 25 Jul 2017

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.
Posted On 29 Jun 2017

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.

Fraport Outlines Master Plans for Mykonos, Corfu Airports

Airport operator Fraport Greece unveiled ambitious plans for the makeover of the airports of Mykonos and Corfu during special events held on both islands.

Preveza Meet to Bring Tourism Issues to the Table

Deputy prefects and local administration decision-makers, will meet on May 12 in Preveza for the 4th conference on the "Utilization of NSRF programs for Tourism Development”.

New Generations, New Mentalities to Take Greek Tourism to Next Level

''New generations, new mentalities will take Greek tourism to the next level,'' Angela Fakou, head of the Ios Tourism Board told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) during the ITB Berlin on Tuesday.

Thomas Cook Posts Losses Despite Increased Interest in Greece

Thomas Cook may be seeing a strong demand for holidays in Greece, but has reported losses amounting to £49.1 million for the three months to December 31.
Posted On 09 Feb 2017

Three Greek Cities in Euromonitor’s ‘Top 100 Destinations’ Report

Three Greek cities are in the top 100 city destinations ranking in terms of international tourist arrivals, according to Euromonitor International.
Posted On 27 Jan 2017
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