Professionals, residents and tourists in New York City were introduced to Aqua Vista Hotels' hospitality concept and extensive portfolio of hotels, during the 1st Greek Panorama exhibition, which took place May 11-13 at Grand Central Station in Manhattan.
“The political stability that has resulted from the 17 June elections and the formation of the Government already has influenced recent reservations on a positive level,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said while addressing a conference last month.
“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...
The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) saved some 62 million euros last year as its operating expenses in 2010 were reduced by 36.85 percent compared to the year before, according to an announcement the organization made last month.
A tourism cooperation protocol aimed to tighten the ties between Greece and Israel was signed last month in Athens between Culture and Tourism Pavlos Geroulanos and his Israeli counterpart, Stas Misezhnikov.
easyCruise recently announced that it is now available on Amadeus Cruise, an innovative and unique Graphical User Interface booking tool, as it actively targets the travel agency distribution channel to shift the balance towards industry sales.
The crisis within the aviation market, which has already reached alarming proportions in the USA, is slowly beginning to have an impact on Greece, say representatives from Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos.”
Tourist arrivals from the USA to Greece are expected to rise further this year, boosted by the addition of flights to and from Athens by two major American carriers, Continental and US Airways, an Athens International Airport official told a recent conference held in Athens.
With 842 million arrivals and a 4.5% growth rate, 2006 exceeded expectations as the tourism sector continued to enjoy above average results, making it a new record year for the industry. The latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer figures suggest that 2007 will consolidate this...
Valef Yachts recently announced the opening of its Greek offices at Marina Zeas in Piraeus. The office is under the competent management of the founder's two daughters, Kassandra and Alexandra Lefakinis.
The Greek consumer group INKA announced last month that it received 7,100 complaints from tourists between the start of the year and the end of June. Most complained of excessive charges for poor-quality services.
Trinity International Hospitality Studies on Crete announced last month that the school concluded a cooperation and articulation agreement with the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Management of Southern New Hampshire University (USA).
Over a third of the Greek population will not go away on holiday this year, according to a recent survey released by VPRC, a leading independent public opinion research and consulting company here. The survey questioned 614 people throughout Greece who were over the age of 15.
Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos announced a major Greek tourism promotion drive in the U.S. market on the first day of a tourism workshop organized by the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism. "The U.S. is a high-priority market for us, especially now that we...