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Les Clefs D’Or Hellas Elects National Board

Les Clefs D'Or Hellas recently elected its new national board. Spiros Arathimos (Titania Hotel) was elected president, Emmanuel Kamilakis (Athens Hilton Hotel) as vice president, Stavroula Legou (Metropolitan Hotel) as general secretary, Georgios Kotsonis (Golden Age Hotel) as...

Attica Hotel Association Says Tourism Traffic in Athens is Stagnant

The Attica Hotel Association recently announced the statistics on hotel occupancy for November 2007, and claims "tourism traffic during the holiday period showed neither positive nor encouraging results and remains stagnant.”

Last Voyage for “Queen Elizabeth 2”

The world-renowned cruise ship "Queen Elizabeth 2" recently set sail from Southampton for its last voyage around the world. The cruise ship "Queen Victoria" that is on its maiden voyage and will replace the Queen Elizabeth 2 in due course escorts the cruise ship on its final voyage.

More Countries Join Schengen Area

On 21 December 2007, nine countries were inducted into the Schengen area thus facilitating travel within Europe and eradicating land and sea border control restrictions.

Lufthansa Passengers Donate Miles

A year after Lufthansa launched the program "Miles to help," the airline's passengers have already donated some 70 million award miles to a good cause. Members of Lufthansa's "Miles & More" frequent flyer program have the option to donate the miles they have collected to...

British Airways Launches New Carrier OpenSkies

British Airways recently announced its plans to launch a subsidiary inter-continental airline, "OpenSkies," that would conduct daily flights from New York to Brussels and Paris.

Tourism Workshop for OTEK in South Korea

The Organization of Tourism Education and Training, represented by president of the administration board of OTEK, Dr. Konstantinos Kouskoukis, recently participated in a tourism workshop between Greece and South Korea in Seoul.

Athens Welcomes the London Speaker Bureau

The Greek office of the London Speaker Bureau group recently began operation through Zita Congress & Travel in order to cover Greece and the whole of Southeast Europe.

Greek Tourists Pick Destination-Cyprus

Some 100,000 Greek tourists picked Cyprus as their holiday destination in the first three quarters of 2007. According to official statistics presented by the Cyprus Tourism Organization (CTO), there was 15 percent more tourism movement from Greece to Cyprus during this period...
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