Travelport, a broad-based business services provider to the global travel industry, held a workshop last month for agencies in Thessaloniki and briefed travel agents on the company’s new tools and solutions.
The 23rd Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition held 4-8 June, displayed a positive image of Greece and sent a strong message to the world at large that Greek shipowning remains a strong position despite the downturn in global shipping and economic woes of southern Europe.
Within the framework of London hosting this year's Olympic Games (27 July-12 August), the Region of the Ionian Islands launched a campaign recently to promote the history, culture and options the island group can offer UK visitors.
“I believe Greece deserves more attention, especially currently, because it has an immense touristic potential,” Amadeus Vice President of the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Europe (NECSE) region Petra Euler, told GTP in May, within the framework of the company’s 2012...
Over one million Russian tourists are expected to visit Greece this year, according to predictions made at the Greek Forum 2012 held in Rodos recently. The forum was organized by Russian tourism organization Labirint.
In mid-March, 150 students from 50 different countries (who were in Athens to attend the AIESEC EuroxPRO 2012 international conference under the theme “Global Think Tank Think4Greece”) met with 100 volunteers of the THIS IS MY ATHENS program and were given a tour of the historic...
Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis and Reverend Dodonis Chrysostomos cut the inauguration ribbon of NEXUS, the 1st International Alternative Tourism Exhibition, held 29 March-1 April at the Mediterranean Exhibition Centre (MEC) in Paiania.
Greek tourism journalists at Gerakas Port in Lakonia during a fam trip organized 16-18 March by the Monemvasia Tourism Promotion Committee with the assistance of Greek tourism journalist Margarita Manousou (Touristiki Agora magazine).
“The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is a historical organization that today the country needs more than ever,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Yeroulanos said during the organization’s 60-year anniversary event held in late March at the Acropolis Museum.
New York City’s Time Square got a taste of Greece last month thanks to an advertising campaign launched by volunteer group “Up Greek Tourism” to promote Greek tourism and attract potential tourists from the U.S.
Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis (center) last month attended the second annual
meeting of the European Hotel Managers Association (EHMA) Greek-Cypriot Chapter at the Athens Plaza.
Condé Nast Traveller's publishing director, Simon Leadsford, and associate publisher, Juliette Ottley
(center), gave a presentation recently at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens entitled "Luxury during
an economic recession - Trends, expectations and Greece."