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Travelport Presents New Technology Tools For Greek Travel Agents

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.
Posted On 01 Jul 2012

Posidonia 2012 Sends Confident Message

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.
Posted On 01 Jul 2012

Britons Get Informed On Ionian Islands

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.
Posted On 29 Jun 2012

Novotel Athenes Cleans Up Central Athens Park

Novotel Athenes hotel in late April cleaned up the park located on the corner of Liosion and Michael Voda streets in central Athens and planted grass and 350 plants throughout the premises.
Posted On 01 Jun 2012

Marathon Travel Promotes United Arab Emirates

Marathon Travel recently visited three United Arab Emirates states (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Hayman) during a fam trip aimed to promote UAE as a tourism destination.
Posted On 01 Jun 2012

Aviation News Honors Best In Greek Aviation

Aviation News website honored the best companies and personalities in the Greek aviation field last month at the Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel.
Posted On 01 Jun 2012

Amadeus Turns Crisis Into An Opportunity For Greek Travel Agencies

“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...
Posted On 01 Jun 2012

Russian Arrival Increase Expected This Year

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.
Posted On 01 Jun 2012

THIS IS MY ATHENS Volunteers Give Tour Of Athens

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...
Posted On 01 May 2012

Cyprus Airways Launches Athens-Thessaloniki Link

Cyprus Airways held an event last month at Athens International Airport on the occasion of the launch of the airline's three daily Athens-Thessaloniki flights on 26 March.
Posted On 01 May 2012

NEXUS, 1st International Alternative Tourism Exhibition

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.
Posted On 01 May 2012

Monemvasia: A Multi-Day Holiday Destination

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).
Posted On 01 May 2012

GNTO Celebrates 60th Birthday

“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.
Posted On 01 May 2012

Greece Shined In Times Square, More Private Initiatives To Come

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.
Posted On 01 May 2012

Deputy Minister Attends Hotel Managers Meeting

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.
Posted On 01 Apr 2012

Condé Nast Traveller Gives Insight On Luxury Tourism

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."
Posted On 01 Apr 2012