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HATTA Awards 2008

HATTA’s 2008 Best Tourism Brochures Awards Category                                Office Series……………………….Manessis (Summer 2008; Spring 2008; Discover the World Through Manessis Cruise Shop 2008; Christmas & New Year...

Philoxenia 2008 Awards

Philoxenia Tourism Awards 2008 Category                                                                Destination Favorite Sea Destination………………………Pelion Favorite Mountain/Country Destination…..Pelion Favorite Urban...

Astir Beach Announces Winter Concept

Astir Beach recently announced that it would continue operations throughout the winter season.

Porto Elounda Launches New Conference Center

Spyros Kokotos recently inaugurated his group's newly constructed Aegean Conference Center of the Porto Elounda De Luxe Resort in Crete.

New Exhibition Center for Piraeus

A 25-year term contract for the construction and management of the Piraeus port's new exhibition center in Palataki was recently signed.

Travelport Announces New Agreements

Travelport, one of the world's leading global distribution systems providers (Worldspan, Galileo and Apollo) recently teamed up with Microsoft Corp. to develop an integrated set of services targeted for the travel industry to address challenges faced by travelers, suppliers, and...

Athens Not a Business Center

Athens was last on the list of ideal European cities for the accommodation of business. The 19th European Cities Monitor annual survey, carried out by international real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield, compares Europe's major business cities and indicates their performance...

Rodos Hoteliers Concerned for 2009 Season

The Rhodos Hotel Association recently expressed its concern for the upcoming tourism season, not only for the island of Rodos but also for Greece, as its conclusions for this year are not positive.

Zoning Law Causes Friction

The planned zoning law for tourism was one of the key topics for discussion at Prodexpo 2008, the ninth conference-exhibition on the utilization of real estate in Greece and Southeast Europe.

2009 Budget Raises Concern

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels recently expressed its deep concern in regards to government's 2009 budget that was announced recently.

ITEP Predicts Greek Tourism Will Worsen in 2009

A study conducted by the Research Institute for Tourism and Forecasts on the performance of the Greek tourism sector for the first nine months of 2008 concluded that global tourism has been affected by the international economic crisis and despite the strength it has shown in...

All Eyes On Global Economy at World Travel Market ‘08

World Travel Market 2008 focused on global travel trends, responsible tourism, and travel technology.

Philoxenia Turns Heads

This year's Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition sported newly designed modern stands, welcomed a continual arrival of visitors, boasted a huge increase in trade visitors, and wrote up what appears to be a record number of business agreements.

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