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Tourism Minister Says Early Bookings To Greece Are Going “Very Well”

“Early bookings are going very well and it gives us reason to believe that we will have a large increase in tourism to our country,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said in a statement today, 11 April.

Three-Day Greek Gastronomy Festival At Technopolis

One hundred Greek “small” producers exhibiting their quality products, tasting events, workshops and cooking classes by renowned chefs will compose the first Greek gastronomy festival "Greece-Celebration-Flavors" that will take place 12-14 April at the City of Athens "Technopolis."

Monemvasia Welcomes First Cruise Ship For 2013

The Municipality of Monemvasia, located in Lakonia, held a welcoming reception for the 400 passengers and crew members of the Quest for Adventure cruise ship that made a stopover today, 11 April, at Monemvasia Port.

Greece Expects To Welcome One Million Russian Tourists This Year

"Some one million Russian tourists are expected to visit Greece this year," the deputy head of the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation, Evgeny Pisarevsky, said today, 11 April, during a meeting with Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni in Athens.

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Όπως γνωρίζετε, η ακτοπλοΐα διανύει δύσκολες μέρες, εν μέσω μιας από τις χειρότερες οικονομικές συγκυρίες που έχει γνωρίσει η χώρα. Σε πολλές περιπτώσεις, ακραίες καταστάσεις παραπέμπουν σε παλαιότερες εποχές, ενώ οι προβλέψεις δείχνουν ότι έρχονται ακόμα χειρό...

Heraklion Port Attends Costa Crociere’s “Think Tank Day”

Italian cruise giant Costa Crociere included Heraklion, Crete, on the list of international cruise ports to attend the company's workshop held today, 11 April, at its headquarters in Genoa, Italy.

Travelport Unveils New Merchandising Platform

Travelport has introduced the Travelport Merchandising Platform that transforms the way airlines deliver their products and the way that those products are displayed to travel agents.

Thessaloniki Loses Greek Visitors In 2012

Greek overnights continued to plunge last year in Thessaloniki due to the strong impact of the economic crisis on consumers and dropped 11,57 percent, according to recent figures of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

New Marine Ecotourism Company Launches In Greece

Inspiring sailing experiences are promised by Acrobat Yachting, a recently established Greek marine ecotourism company that provides sustainable package holidays in Northern Greece.

Hurtigruten: North Cape Was Best-Selling Excursion In 2012

The North Cape tour was once again the best-selling shore excursion destination of Hurtigruten, according to the Norwegian operator. Hurtigruten described the trip as a visit to "the end of the world."

Costa Navarino Recognized As Great Place to Work

Messinia’s Costa Navarino has been recognized as one of Greece’s best workplaces, according to the 11th Best Workplaces 2013 list released recently by the Great Place to Work Institute Hellas.