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HATTA Optimistic On 2013 Greek Tourism Season

“The time has come for the recovery of Greek tourism,” the president of the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA), Yiorgos Telonis, said while opening the association’s annual general assembly on Wednesday, 27 March, in Athens.

UPDATE – Greek Travel Agents Strengthen Ties With Turkey And Germany

A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) and Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB) during the open session of HATTA’s annual general assembly on Wednesday, 27 March, in Athens.

Greece To Launch Visa-Free Program For Turks Again This Year

Last summer’s visa facilitation pilot program that allowed non-European Union citizens from Turkish ports to visit five Greek Eastern Aegean islands without a visa from a Greek consulate will run again this year, according to Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos.

Kefalogianni, Rehhagel Discuss Promoting Sports Tourism in Greece

The development of sport tourism in Greece was discussed recently between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and the former coach of the Greek national team, Otto Rehhagel.

European Federation Of Tourist Guide Associations Responds To Greek Tourism Minister

GTP Headlines received the following letter from the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) in response to the recent article on the Greek Government’s plans to revise the tourist guide profession in Greece.

Athens Mayor In Beijing To Boost Tourism

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis today, 29 March, will sign a memorandum of understanding for tourism, business and culture with Beijing Mayor Wang Ansun, according to the City of Athens.
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ITEP Releases Results On Greek Tourism 2012 Performance

The average room rate of Greek hotels in August 2012 increased two percent to 100.2 euros compared to the same month of 2011, according to the annual survey of the Research Institute for Tourism (ITEP) presented today, 28 March, by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.
Aegean Airlines

Aegean Airlines Releases 2012 Results

Aegean Airlines reported 2012 revenue of 653.4 million euros, two percent lower compared to 2011. Νet result after tax improved to a loss of 10.5 million euros compared to a loss of 27.2 million euros in 2011.