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According to the tourism minister, a major investment is in the works on the island of Kea. (Photo credit: GNTO, USA).

Upcoming New Tourism Zoning Plan To Secure Investments

Major tourism investments and an extended tourism season are expected to result from the new Special Zoning Plan for Tourism, the basic points of which were presented today, 13 December, to the Greek media by Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Alternate Minister of...

Wine Evenings At Cappuccino d’Achille

Cappuccino d 'Achille restaurant/café on Valaritou Street in central Athens, announced it will be hosting “Vino da Sera” as of tomorrow, Friday, 14 December.
UNWTO’s symbolic one-billionth tourist, Mrs Dale Sheppard-Floyd. Source: UNWTO facebook page.

International Tourism Hits One Billion

“Today, we welcome the symbolic arrival of the one-billionth tourist,” UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, said today, Thursday, 13 December 2012. One billion tourists have traveled the world in 2012, marking a new record for international tourism.
Graham Cooke, president and founder of the World Travel Awards, with Peter Baumgartner, Etihad’s chief commercial officer, celebrating winning the title for “World’s Leading Airline” and “World’s Leading First Class” airline at the World Travel Awards.

Etihad Airways Named World’s Leading Airline

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, shined at the World Travel Awards, yesterday, 12 December, taking the World’s Leading Airline title for the fourth year in a row.