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National Tourism Council Meeting

At the National Tourism Council meeting held last month, Tourism Minister Fani Palli-Petralia stated that the guiding principle for the ministry's new leadership is "to develop and promote long-term tourism policy and a unified strategy" to improve the quality and range of...

First National Council for Travel Agencies

Yiannis Evangelou, president of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies, announced that for the first time national and regional tourism councils are being established.

Olympic to Continue Flying Throughout Summer

Government officials last month promised to keep Olympic Airways flying over the summer, despite a fresh European Union warning over illegal aid. They also insisted that there were groups who were interested in purchasing the airline.

Market Optimistic for 2006 Tourism Arrivals & Revenue

Travel agents, hoteliers, car-rental agencies and tour operators are enthusiastic and optimistic for this year's tourism season. They foresee yet another year of increases in arrivals and revenue.

TAROM Continues Rapid Expansion in Greece

The national carrier of Romania, TAROM, first began flying to Greece back in 1957. But it wasn't until a few years back that the carrier decided to center on Greece and expand rapidly.

BTI Joins the Hogg Robinson Group

Thanassis Zagoyiannis, managing director of BTI Greece, announced last month that his company is now associated with the Hogg Robinson Group worldwide network with wholly-owned corporate travel operations around the world.